Staff-Level Inter-Agency Groups
OPM GPRA Interest Group Loretta Reeves, OPM, 202-606-2419; fax 202-606-2394; Monthly, usually 2nd Monday, 9 am-Noon, Conf Rm #1350, OPM, 1900 E St., NW 4/13 Operating since 9/94. Roster of 475 in 70 agencies; attendance 40-100. April topics: CFO Council GPRA Implementation Committee Report plus TBA
Research Roundtable Ed Brown, DOD/ARL; Mike English, HHS/SAMHSA & Dave Rust, USDA/ARS. Contact: Jeff Coughlin, 202-260-3078; fax 202-690-8150; Monthly, usually 3rd Tuesday, 9am-Noon, Parklawn Bldg., 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville. April Sponsor: HHS. Operating since early '95. Roster of 200 in 42 agencies; attendance 40-50. April topic: TBA
Inter-Agency Regulatory Reinvention Forum Chair: Marie Urban, FDA. Contact: Audrey Borja, 301-827-0946; fax 301-827-0963; Monthly, usually 9am-Noon at FDA, rm 1357, Parklawn Bldg, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville; March meeting at Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Two White Flint Bldg Auditorium, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville. April meeting at Labor Dept., Independence Ave., SW. 3/17
Sponsors: FDA & EPA; Roster of 80 in 16 agencies; attendance 40-60. March topics: GPRA Reports by many agencies, MRJ, DOE. April TBA
Natural Resources Performance Measurement Forum Carl Zulick, 202-452-5158; fax 202-452-5171; Monthly, usually 3rd Monday, 9:30-11:30, BLM, 3rd FL Conf Rm, 1620 L St., NW 4/2
Sponsor: DOI/BLM. Roster of 55 in 17 agencies; attendance 30-40. April topic: Continued Sharing of cross-agency goals, objectives & measures for natural resources management
Inspectors General GPRA Interest Group (PCIE) Contact Lynda Kyte, 703-284-1835 or Cindy Saboe, 703-284-1827 Monthly, usually 2nd Wednesday, 10am-Noon, 8th Floor Conf Rm, 1700 N. Moore St., Rosslyn (Rosslyn Metro Building) 4/14 Sponsor: State, OIG. Roster of 50 from 20 agencies; attendance 25-35. April topics: TBA
Oversight Process Improvement Network (Inspectors General Offices) Richard Rasa, 202-205-9640; fax 205-8238;
To attend call Annette Wallace or Tauhidah Omar, 202-205-8200
Monthly, usually 8:30-10am, rm 4409, Switzer Bldg, DOEd, 330 C St., SW TBA Sponsor: Education, IG Office. 12 agencies represented; average attendance 15
Performance Measurement Assessment Tool (PMAT) Coordinating Council Stephen Willett, Commerce, 202-482-5781; fax 202-482-1711; e-mail: Monthly; day varies; Commerce Department site TBA Sponsor: Commerce. Roster of 20 procurement specialists in 12 agencies; attendance 15-20. Website:
NAPA Performance Consortium Call Chris Wye, NAPA, 202-682-4010 for information about joining Monthly full consortium; working groups more frequently. Meetings open only to member agencies. April Sponsor: NAPA. Roster of 4 to 5 persons from each of 26 participating agencies/offices
Inter-Agency Benchmarking & Best Practices Council Lori Byrd, NPR, 202-632-0150; fax 202-632-0390 Annual member meeting at White House Conference Center; annual conference. TBA Sponsor: NPR. Roster of 150 from 40 agencies. Steering Committee meets monthly. Teams for Training, Conference, and Home Page meet as needed.
Small Agency Council Ann Campion, 202-842-6223 Monthly, 10am-Noon at various small agency sites TBA Council formed before GPRA but has some GPRA discussions and presentations
Federal Credit Policy Working Group Tom Stack, OMB, 202-395-1457; fax 202-395-6889; e-mail: Bi-monthly, 3rd Thursday, 10-11:30 am, White House Conference Center TBA Sponsor: OMB. Roster of 24 in 12 agencies; attendance 35. Now working on measures for outcomes
President's Council on Integrity and Efficiency Information Technology Roundtable Call 703-604-8941 or visit the IGNet at Monthly, 3rd Thursday, 8:30-11:30am, NASA Auditorium, 4th & E Sts., SW 3/19 Sponsor: PCIE
NAPA Improving Government Performance Luncheons Chris Wye, 202-682-4010 Monthly, last Wednesday, 12-2pm, NAPA, 1120 G St., NW TBA Sponsor: NAPA's Improving Government Performance Panel
Department-Wide Inter-Agency Staff-Level Groups
Treasury Planning Executives Forum John Murphy, Strategic Planning Office, 202-622-2228; fax 202-622-2549; Monthly, 9:30-11:30 day varies, usually 740 15th St., NW, Suite 400 3/31 Sponsor: Office of Strategic Planning. Roster of 12 Bureaus and 7 Functional Offices; attendance 30-40
USDA GPRA Coordinators Group Pat Wensel, 202-720-1175; fax 202-690-3561; e-mail: As needed; meets at USDA. TBA Sponsor: CFO's Office. 70 GPRA Coordinators; average attendance 60.
HHS GPRA Roundtable Shirl Ruffin, 202-690-6176; fax 202-690-6337; As needed. HHS Conference Center, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD TBA Sponsor: Office of Assistant Secretary - Finance. Roster of 175 representing all 13 Operating Divisions; attendance 40-50
High Level Inter-Department/Agency Groups
President's Management Council Chairperson: Dep. Director, Management, OMB      
National Partnership Council Chairperson: Director, OPM      
President's Council on Integrity and Efficiency Task Force on Performance Jenny Van Wheeler, DHHS/OIG, 202-619-3081     website:
Chief Financial Officers Council Chairperson: Dep. Director, Management, OMB Has approximately 12 standing committees: GPRA, Human Resources, Legislation to name a few   Home page:
CFO Council, GPRA Implementation Committee Chair: Steven App, Treasury. Contact: Rita McPheeters, 202-622-0021; fax 202-622-0595; Monthly, Rm. 1104, Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., NW). 3/18, 2-3:30pm Roster of 40 in 15 agencies; attendance 30. Home page:
Chief Information Officers Council Chair: Dep. Director, Management, OMB Contact: Sherry Cage, Commerce, 202-482-5482 Monthly, 3rd Wednesday. Committees: Capital Planning & Investment, Education & Training, Inter-operability, Outreach, Strategic Planning, and Year 2000   Home page:
Budget Officers Advisory Committee Exec. Sec.: Ed Rae, OMB Monthly on progress of the budget   Sponsor: OMB. No web site.
Human Resource Development Council Contact John Zottoli, OPM/HRD, 202-606-2855     Sponsor: OPM
President's Council for Sustainable Development Inter-Agency Group on Indicators for Sustainable Development Contact Dave Berry or Ted Heintz of Department of the Interior    


Prepared by Carl J. Metzger, Senior Adviser, Performance Consortium, National Academy of Public Administration; 800 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 115, Washington, DC 20002; phone: 202-682-4010, ext. 3202; fax: 703-644-7093; e-mail: and Program Manager, Government Performance, MRJ Technology Solutions, 10560 Arrowhead Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030-7305 Phone 703-277-1338 or 703-644-4698; fax 703-644-7093; pager: 703-422-4731; e-mail:

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