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AGENCY:

U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM).

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

This notice identifies Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities applicable to a single agency that were established or revoked from March 1, 2016, to March 31, 2016.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Senior Executive Resources Services, Senior Executive Services and Performance Management, Employee Services, 202-606-2246.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

In accordance with 5 CFR 213.103, Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities available for use by all agencies are codified in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities applicable to a single agency are not codified in the CFR, but the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) publishes a notice of agency-specific authorities established or revoked each month in the Federal Register at www.gpo.gov/​fdsys/​. OPM also publishes an annual notice of the consolidated listing of all Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities, current as of June 30, in the Federal Register.

Schedule A

No Schedule A Authorities to report during March 2016.

Schedule B

No Schedule B Authorities to report during March 2016.

Schedule C

The following Schedule C appointing authorities were approved during March 2016.

Agency nameOrganization namePosition titleAuthorization No.Effective date
Department of AgricultureFarm Service AgencyState Executive Director—Rhode IslandDA1600773/4/2016
State Executive DirectorDA1600913/30/2016
Rural Housing ServiceSenior Advisor State DirectorDA160081 DA1600903/17/2016 3/30/2016
Office of CommunicationsSenior Advisor for Strategic CommunicationsDA1600833/17/2016
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Office of the Under Secretary for Rural DevelopmentConfidential Assistant Chief of StaffDA160087 DA1600843/17/2016 3/28/2016
Office of CommunicationsDeputy Press SecretaryDA1600803/18/2016
Office of the Under Secretary for Research, Education, and EconomicsSenior AdvisorDA1600853/18/2016
Office of the Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory ProgramsChief of StaffDA1600823/30/2016
Rural Business ServiceSenior AdvisorDA1600893/30/2016
Department of CommerceOffice of the Under SecretaryDeputy Chief Communications Officer for Strategic CommunicationsDC1600953/2/2016
Special AssistantDC1601033/17/2016
Senior AdvisorDC1601113/18/2016
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Industry and AnalysisSenior DirectorDC1601013/7/2016
Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental AffairsConfidential Assistant Associate DirectorDC160105 DC1601083/14/2016 3/17/2016
Office of Public AffairsDeputy Director of Public Affairs and Director of SpeechwritingDC1601063/14/2016
Deputy Director of SpeechwritingDC1601073/18/2016
Office of Business LiaisonAssociate Director Special AssistantDC160102 DC1601103/7/2016 3/21/2016
Office of the DirectorSenior AdvisorDC1601173/21/2016
Economic Development AdministrationSpecial AdvisorDC1601163/30/2016
Department of DefenseOffice of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Legislative Affairs)Special Assistant(Legislative Affairs) (Chief, Policy)DD1600683/1/2016
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Homeland Defense and America's Security Affairs)Special Assistant for Cyber PolicyDD1600773/2/2016
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Special Operations/Low Intensity Conflict and Interdependent Capabilities)Special Assistant (Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict)DD1600713/3/2016
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (International Security Affairs)Senior Advisor (Europe/North Atlantic Treaty Organization)DD1600023/4/2016
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Legislative Affairs)Special Assistant (Policy)DD1600803/4/2016
Office of the SecretarySpecial Assistant (2)DD160067 DD1600843/17/2016 3/18/2016
Director of OperationsDD1600853/18/2016
Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)Speechwriter (2)DD160078 DD1600893/17/2016 3/23/2016
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness)Special Assistant for Personnel and ReadinessDD1600833/17/2016
Department of the NavyOffice of the Under Secretary of the NavySenior AdvisorDN1600123/18/2016
Department of EducationOffice of the Under SecretaryAssistant Director, White House—Educational Excellence for African AmericansDB1600413/2/2016
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy DevelopmentSpecial AssistantDB1600483/2/2016
Office of the SecretarySpecial AdvisorDB1600383/9/2016
Director, White House LiaisonDB1600533/17/2016
Deputy Director, White House LiaisonDB1600603/21/2016
Deputy Director of AdvanceDB1600593/24/2016
Office of Communications and OutreachAssistant Press SecretaryDB1600553/17/2016
Office of the General CounselDeputy Chief of StaffDB1600563/17/2016
Office of Career Technical and Adult EducationChief of StaffDB1600633/24/2016
Office of Elementary and Secondary EducationSpecial AssistantDB1600643/29/2016
Office of the Deputy SecretarySenior Policy AdvisorDB1600653/29/2016
Department of EnergyOffice of the SecretarySpecial Advisor for Finance and Clean Energy InvestmentDE1600723/1/2016
Office of Public AffairsSpecial Advisor for Digital CommunicationsDE1600753/8/2016
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Office of Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable EnergySpecial Advisor for External AffairsDE1600763/8/2016
Office of Technology TransitionChief of StaffDE1600783/9/2016
Office of Energy Policy and Systems AnalysisSpecial AdvisorDE1600793/9/2016
Office of Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental AffairsLegislative Affairs Advisor Advisor for Intergovernmental and External AffairsDE160070 DE1600823/4/2016 3/23/2016
Office of ScienceSpecial AdvisorDE1600863/30/2016
Environmental Protection AgencyScheduling StaffSchedulerEP1600183/1/2016
Office of Public AffairsDeputy Press SecretaryEP1600273/30/2016
Executive Office of the PresidentCouncil on Environmental QualitySpecial Assistant, Climate PreparednessOP1600033/17/2016
Department of Health and Human ServicesOffice of the National Coordinator for Health Information TechnologyDirector of CommunicationsDH1600563/3/2016
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public AffairsDirector of Speechwriting and Senior AdvisorDH1600783/17/2016
Director of Specialty Media Senior AdvisorDH160079 DH1600803/18/2016 3/22/2016
Department of Homeland SecurityOffice of the Under Secretary for Science and TechnologyCounselor for Export ControlsDM1601073/1/2016
Office of the Under Secretary for National Protection and Programs DirectorateExternal Engagement CoordinatorDM1601403/4/2016
Office of the Executive SecretariatSenior AdvisorDM1601483/4/2016
United States Customs and Border ProtectionSenior Advisor for Strategic CommunicationDM1601363/7/2016
Office of the Assistant Secretary for PolicySpecial Assistant In Information Sharing PolicyDM1601493/7/2016
Office of the Chief of StaffDeputy White House LiaisonDM1601453/10/2016
Office of Assistant Secretary for Legislative AffairsLegislative DirectorDM1601643/17/2016
Associate Director (2)DM160165 DM1601823/17/2016 3/30/2016
Ombudsman, Citizenship and Immigration ServicesSpecial AssistantDM1601723/23/2016
Office of the Executive SecretariatDeputy Secretary Briefing Book CoordinatorDM1601693/24/2016
Special AssistantDM1601703/24/2016
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental AffairsIntergovernmental Affairs CoordinatorDM1601713/29/2016
United States Immigration and Customs EnforcementSpecial AssistantDM1601813/30/2016
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public AffairsAssistant Press SecretaryDM1601833/30/2016
Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentOffice of Congressional and Intergovernmental RelationsCongressional Relations SpecialistDU1600143/11/2016
Office of Fair Housing and Equal OpportunitySpecial Policy AdvisorDU1600213/29/2016
Office of Public AffairsPress SecretaryDU1600193/30/2016
Department of JusticeExecutive Office for United States AttorneysCounselDJ1600633/8/2016
Office of Legislative AffairsConfidential AssistantDJ1600663/10/2016
Department of LaborOffice of the SecretaryAdvisorDL1600463/1/2016
Office of the Deputy SecretaryCounselorDL1600503/8/2016
Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental AffairsAssociate CounselorDL1600363/10/2016
Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental AffairsLegislative OfficerDL1600543/18/2016
Women's BureauChief of StaffDL1600473/10/2016
Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental AffairsSenior Legislative Officer and CounselorDL1600353/17/2016
Office of Public AffairsDigital Engagement DirectorDL1600533/18/2016
National Endowment for the HumanitiesOffice of CommunicationsDigital Communications StrategistNH1600043/29/2016
Office of Management and BudgetOffice of the DirectorConfidential AssistantBO1600223/3/2016
Office of Legislative AffairsDeputy for Legislative AffairsBO1600253/14/2016
National Security ProgramsConfidential AssistantBO1600273/17/2016
Office of the General CounselConfidential AssistantBO1600293/29/2016
Office of the DirectorConfidential AssistantBO1600303/29/2016
Natural Resource ProgramsConfidential AssistantBO1600313/29/2016
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Office of National Drug Control PolicyOffice of Intergovernmental Public LiaisonDigital Engagement SpecialistQQ1600013/11/2016
Office of Personnel ManagementEmployee ServicesSenior Advisor for Workforce Planning and Talent DevelopmentPM1600173/8/2016
Office of Congressional, Legislative, and Intergovernmental AffairsSenior AdvisorPM1600183/8/2016
Office of CommunicationsDeputy Director of CommunicationPM1600193/11/2016
Overseas Private Investment CorporationOverseas Private Investment CorporationSenior AdvisorPQ1600073/1/2016
Small Business AdministrationOffice of the AdministratorSpecial Assistant to the Administrator Senior AdvisorSB160016   SB1600183/4/2016   3/8/2016
Office of Communications and Public LiaisonSpeech WriterSB1600203/21/2016
Department of StateOffice of the Deputy Secretary for Management and ResourcesSenior AdvisorDS1600563/3/2016
Bureau of Economic and Business AffairsSenior Advisor (Speechwriter)DS1600573/4/2016
Bureau of East Asian and Pacific AffairsDeputy Assistant Secretary for Multilateral Affairs and StrategyDS1600543/4/2016
Office of International Information ProgramsStaff AssistantDS1600583/14/2016
Bureau of Legislative AffairsPrincipal Deputy Assistant SecretaryDS1600603/18/2016
Office of the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public AffairsStaff AssistantDS1600613/18/2016
Foreign Policy Planning StaffSenior AdvisorDS1600643/30/2016
Department of TransportationOffice of Public AffairsChief SpeechwriterDT1600383/4/2016
Deputy Press SecretaryDT1600453/11/2016
Office of Assistant Secretary for Governmental AffairsDirector of Governmental AffairsDT1600413/11/2016
Office of General CounselSpecial CounselDT1600443/11/2016
National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationDirector of CommunicationsDT1600433/18/2016
Department of the TreasuryOffice of the Secretary of the TreasurySenior Advisor (2)DY160060 DY1600623/1/2016 3/1/2016
Office of Assistant Secretary (Public Affairs)Spokesperson (2)DY160061 DY1600633/1/2016 3/25/2016
Senior SpeechwriterDY1600653/24/2016
Department of Veterans AffairsOffice of Intergovernmental AffairsSpecial AssistantDV1600253/10/2016

The following Schedule C appointing authorities were revoked during March 2016.

Agency nameOrganization namePosition titleRequest numberDate vacated
Department of AgricultureOffice of the SecretarySpecial AdvisorDA15011803/11/2016
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Congressional RelationsSenior Legislative AnalystDA15003503/19/2016
Office of the Chief Financial OfficerChief of StaffDA15003103/19/2016
Office of the Under Secretary for Rural DevelopmentSpecial AssistantDA15015003/19/2016
Department of CommerceOffice of Public AffairsDeputy Director of Public Affairs and Director of SpeechwritingDC16001503/05/2016
Office of the Secretary of DefenseOffice of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (International Security Affairs)Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security AffairsDD15003703/05/2016
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Legislative Affairs)Special Assistant (2)DD150141 DD15003403/06/2016 03/19/2016
Washington Headquarters ServicesDefense FellowDD14002403/06/2016
Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)Research AssistantDD15001203/19/2016
Office of the SecretarySpecial Assistant to the Secretary of DefenseDD15015503/19/2016
Department of the Air ForceOffice of the Under SecretarySpecial AssistantDF14003103/05/2016
Office of the SecretaryExecutive SpeechwriterDF11001603/19/2016
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Department of EducationOffice of the SecretaryDirector, White House LiaisonDB11010503/04/2016
Deputy White House LiaisonDB15005003/19/2016
Office of Communications and OutreachStrategic Advisor to the Secretary, CommunicationsDB15008703/05/2016
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy DevelopmentSpecial AssistantDB15000203/05/2016
Office of the Deputy SecretaryDirector for Strategic Communications and SchedulingDB15008803/05/2016
Office of the Under SecretarySpecial AssistantDB15011303/05/2016
Department of EnergyOffice of the SecretarySpecial Advisor for FinanceDE14000303/05/2016
Department of Health and Human ServicesOffice of Intergovernmental and External AffairsConfidential AssistantDH14005003/05/2016
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public AffairsDirector of SpeechwritingDH15012803/19/2016
Department of Homeland SecurityOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Public AffairsDeputy Press SecretaryDM15022203/04/2016
Deputy Director of SpeechwritingDM14014203/19/2016
Press SecretaryDM15022503/19/2016
Office of the Executive SecretariatSpecial Projects CoordinatorDM15026503/05/2016
Office of the Under Secretary for National Protection and Programs DirectorateConfidential AssistantDM15006303/05/2016
Office of the Under Secretary for Science and TechnologySpecial Assistant to the Under Secretary and Deputy Secretary for Science and TechnologyDM15019303/05/2016
United States Customs and Border ProtectionAdvisor to the commissionerDM14021303/05/2016
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental AffairsExternal Engagement CoordinatorDM15003503/11/2016
Office of the Assistant Secretary for PolicySpecial Assistant in Information Sharing PolicyDM15005103/19/2016
Office of the Chief of StaffDeputy White House LiaisonDM16000103/19/2016
Department of JusticeOffice of Legislative AffairsConfidential AssistantDJ14011003/05/2016
Office of Public AffairsChief SpeechwriterDJ15009303/05/2016
Office on Violence Against WomenSpecial AssistantDJ15007103/05/2016
Executive Office for United States AttorneysCounselDJ15001603/19/2016
Office of the Associate Attorney GeneralSenior CounselDJ15001203/19/2016
Office of Personnel ManagementOffice of the DirectorDirector of Scheduling and AdvancePM14003203/19/2016
Department of TransportationOffice of the General CounselAssociate General CounselDT16001703/04/2016
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Governmental AffairsDeputy Assistant Secretary for Governmental AffairsDT14002903/05/2016
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Governmental AffairsAssociate Director for State and Local Governmental AffairsDT15001303/19/2016
Office of Public AffairsDeputy Director for Public AffairsDT15004203/05/2016
Assistant Press SecretaryDT15004803/19/2016
Office of the AdministratorDirector of CommunicationsDT15001803/19/2016
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Budget and ProgramsSpecial AssistantDT14003903/19/2016
Department of the TreasuryOffice of the Assistant Secretary (Public Affairs)Senior SpeechwriterDY16001203/26/2016

Authority: 5 U.S.C. 3301 and 3302; E.O. 10577, 3 CFR, 1954-1958 Comp., p. 218.

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U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

Beth F. Cobert,

Acting Director.

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[FR Doc. 2016-27900 Filed 11-18-16; 8:45 am]

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