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 2/8
Operating since 9/94. Roster of 475 in 70 agencies; attendance 40-100. Feb. topic: GAOís Major Management Challenges Series of Reports. March topic: Verifying & Validating Data
Inter-Agency Regulatory Reinvention Forum Audrey Borja, FDA, 301-827-0946; fax 301-827-0963; Monthly, usually 9am-Noon at FDA, rm 1357, Parklawn Bldg, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville. Feb. meeting CPSC, Bethesda 2/23 Sponsors: FDA & EPA; Roster of 80 in 16 agencies; attendance 40-60. January topics varied. Feb. topic: Program Evaluation
Natural Resources Performance Management 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. 2/22 Sponsor: DOI/ BLM. Roster of 60 in 21 agencies; attendance 30-40. Continued working on Crosscutting Issue of Clean Water goals, objectives & measures
PCIE OIG GPRA Coordinators Interest Group Chair Cindy Saboe; contact Nancy Coonley, State/OIG, 703-284-1830 Monthly, usually 1st Tuesday, 10am-Noon, 8th Floor Conf Rm, 1700 N. Moore St., Rosslyn (Rosslyn Metro Building) 1/5
Sponsor: State, OIG. Roster of 80 from 25 agencies; attendance 30-35. Jan. topic: Darren Murphy and Kim Noerager of DOT/OIG on Auditing GPRA Implementation
Research Roundtable Dave Rust, USDA/ARS & Ed Brown, DOD/ARL. Contact: Jeff Coughlin, 202-260-3078; fax 202-690-8150; Monthly, usually 3rd Tuesday, 9am-Noon, Parklawn Bldg., 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville. TBA Sponsor: HHS. Operating since early Ď95. Roster of 200 in 42 agencies; attendance 20-50. Group developing a report on work to date
Joint PCIE/CFOC (IGs/CFOs) Dialogue Series Gerard Fahy, DOEd, 202-205-5428 Bi-monthly, usually 8:30-11:30am, NASA Auditorium, 4th & E Sts., SW 2/2 Sponsors: PCIE & CFOC
NAPA Performance Consortium Call Chris Wye, NAPA, 202-682-4010 for information about joining Bi-Monthly 2-day workshops & bi-monthly lunch meetings at 800 N. Capitol St. Meetings open only to member agencies. Jan topic: Congressional Consultations on Outcome Measures. Feb Workshop on Designing Outcome Feb. 11-12 work-shop Sponsor: NAPA. Roster of 4 to 5 persons from approximately 30 participating agencies/offices
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 3/18 Sponsor: OMB. Roster of 24 in 12 agencies; attendance 35. Working on measures for outcomes
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:
Inter-Agency Benchmarking & Best Practices Council Chair Jay Cavanagh, DOE, 202-426-0029; Web site: Annual member meeting at White House Conference Center; annual conference at Natcher Center, Bethesda TBA Sponsor: NPR. Roster of 150 from 40 agencies.
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
Presidentís 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 TBA Sponsor: PCIE
ASPA-CAP/GAO/GWU Luncheon Series on Performance Measurement and Evaluation Kathy Newcomer, GWU, 202-994-3959 Monthly Meeting, usually Noon-1:30pm, Marvin Center 402, GWU. GAO/GGD. Feb. topic: Verifying & Validating Data 2/24 Sponsors: Center for Accountability and Performance of American Society for Public Administration, the U.S. General Accounting Office, and the Public Administration Department, George Washington University

Department-Wide Inter-Agency Staff-Level Groups

Treasury Planning Executives Forum John Murphy, Director, Strategic Planning Office, 202-622-2228; fax 202-622-2549; Monthly, 9:30-11:30 day varies, usually 740 15th St., NW, Suite 400. TBA 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: Monthly, usually 2nd Wednesday; meets at USDA, 2:00-3:30pm. 2/10 Sponsor: CFOís Office. 70 GPRA Coordinators; average attendance 20. Feb to discuss performance reporting
HHS GPRA Working Group Frank Burns, 202-690-6100; fax 202-690-6896; frank burns@asmb.budg@os.dc As needed. TBA Sponsor: Office of Assistant Secretary - Finance. Roster of 175 representing all 13 Operating Divisions; attendance 40-50

High Level Inter-Department/Agency Groups

Presidentís Management Council Chairperson: Dep. Director, Management, OMB      
National Partnership Council Chairperson: Director, OPM      
Presidentís 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. Meets GSA Training Facility, 490 LíEnfant Plaza, SW   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, usually 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, Interoperability, 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 Contact John Zottoli,    

Sponsor: OPM

Development Council OPM/HRD, 202-606-2855      
Presidentís Council for Sustainable Development Inter-Agency Group on Indicators for Sustainable Development Contact Dave Berry or Ted Heintz of Department of the Interior      

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