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OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

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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 August 1, 2012, to August 31, 2012.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Senior Executive Resources Services, Executive Resources and Employee Development, Employee Services, 202-606-2246.
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 theFederal Registeratwww.gpo.gov/fdsys/. OPM also publishes annually a consolidated listing of all Schedule A, B and C appointing authorities current as of June 30 as a notice in theFederal Register.

Schedule A

Schedule A authorities to report during August 2012.

06. Department of Defense, (Sch. A, 213.3106)

(b) Entire Department (including the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Departments of the Army, Navy, and Air Force)—

(10) Temporary or time-limited positions in direct support of U.S. Government efforts to rebuild and create an independent, free and secure Iraq and Afghanistan. This authority may only be used when no other appropriate appointing authority applies. In general, the duties of these positions must be performed in Iraq or Afghanistan. No new appointments may be made under this authority after October 1, 2014.

Schedule B

No schedule B authorities to report during August 2012.

Schedule C

The following Schedule C appointing authorities were approved during August 2012.

Agency name Organization name Position title Authorization No. Effective date Department of Agriculture Department of Agriculture Special Assistant DA120098 8/10/2012 Office of the Under Secretary for Rural Development Georgia State Director DA120064 8/13/2012 Department of Commerce Office of Policy and Strategic Planning Special Assistant DC120148 8/7/2012 Office of the Chief Economist Special Assistant DC120149 8/7/2012 Office of Under Secretary Senior Advisor for Oceans and Atmosphere, and the Principal Deputy Under Secretary DC120127 8/13/2012 Office of the Under Secretary Chief Communications Officer DC120150 8/13/2012 Office of the Chief of Staff Confidential Assistant DC120152 8/13/2012 Commission on Civil Rights Commissioners Special Assistant CC120004 8/27/2012 Department of Defense Office of the Under Secretary of Defense Staff Assistant DD120100 8/1/2012 Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense (Legislative Affairs) Special Assistant DD120105 8/13/2012 Department of the Army Office Assistant Secretary Army (Installations and Environment) Special Advisor (Installations and Environments) DW120035 8/13/2012 Department of the Navy Office of the Under Secretary of the Navy Special Assistant DN120047 8/13/2012 Department of Education Office of the Under Secretary Deputy Director of the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education DB120072 8/1/2012 Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development Senior Advisor for STEM DB120084 8/1/2012 Office of Vocational and Adult Education Special Assistant DB120074 8/10/2012 Office of the Under Secretary Confidential Assistant DB120071 8/16/2012 Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development Special Assistant DB120086 8/20/2012 Department of Energy Office of Economic Impact and Diversity Special Advisor DE120116 8/13/2012 Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs Special Advisor DE120125 8/13/2012 Office of Public Affairs Speechwriter DE120130 8/13/2012 Environmental Protection Agency Office of the Associate Administrator for External Affairs and Environmental Education Deputy Associate Administrator for External Affairs and Environmental Education EP120042 8/7/2012 General Services Administration Office of the Administrator Deputy Chief of Staff GS120024 8/14/2012 Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Community Living Special Assistant DH120130 8/10/2012 Department of Homeland Security Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Special Projects Coordinator DM120153 8/1/2012 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs New Media Specialist DM120154 8/1/2012 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Director of Communications and Advisor DM120156 8/1/2012 Office of the Chief of Staff Special Assistant DM120158 8/1/2012 Office of the Executive Secretary for Operations and Administration Secretary Briefing Book Coordinator DM120162 8/14/2012 Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Public Affairs Assistant Press Secretary DU120043 8/1/2012 Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management Advisor DI120061 8/16/2012 Department of Justice Office of Legal Policy Researcher DJ120089 8/20/2012 Office of National Drug Control Policy Office of the Director Senior Policy Analyst QQ120005 8/10/2012 Office of Personnel Management Office of the Director Special Assistant PM120019 8/22/2012 Presidents Commission on White House Fellowships Presidents Commission on White House Fellowships Special Assistant WH120003 8/23/2012 Small Business Administration Office of the Administrator Special Advisor SB120033 8/9/2012 Office of the Administrator Policy Advisor SB120032 8/10/2012 Office of Capital Access Deputy Associate Administrator for Capital Access SB120034 8/16/2012 Office of International Trade Senior Advisor for International Trade SB120035 8/20/2012
Department of State Bureau of Legislative Affairs Legislative Management Officer DS120103 8/3/2012 Foreign Policy Planning Staff Special Assistant DS120111 8/23/2012 Department of Transportation Administrator Director, Office of Congressional and Public Affairs DT120079 8/6/2012 United States International Trade Commission Office of the Chairman Staff Assistant (Legal) TC120007 8/14/2012

The following Schedule C appointing authorities were revoked during August 2012.

Agency Organization Position title Authorization No. Vacate date Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration Special Advisor DC110090 8/10/2012 Office of the Deputy Secretary Special Assistant DC120003 8/25/2012 Department of Education Office Of Vocational And Adult Education Confidential Assistant DB110004 8/11/2012 Office of Communications and Outreach Confidential Assistant DB110044 8/17/2012 Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development Confidential Assistant DB110050 8/25/2012 Office of Vocational and Adult Education Deputy Assistant Secretary For Policy and Strategic Initiatives DB110091 8/25/2012 Office of Postsecondary Education Confidential Assistant DB120026 8/25/2012 Department of Energy Office of Management Deputy Scheduler DE110134 8/3/2012 Department of Homeland Security Office of the Chief of Staff Confidential Assistant to the Chief of Staff DM110138 8/11/2012 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Press Secretary DM110237 8/11/2012 Department of Justice Office of Legal Policy Research Assistant DJ100174 8/3/2012 Antitrust Division Senior Counsel DJ120028 8/11/2012 Department of the Navy Department of the Navy Special Assistant DN090075 8/25/2012 Office of the Secretary of Defense Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Asian and Pacific Security Affairs) Special Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (East Asia) DD090251 8/10/2012 Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (International Security Affairs) Special Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia) DD090247 8/21/2012 Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Asian and Pacific Security Affairs) Special Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Central Asia) DD090233 8/25/2012 Small Business Administration Office of Field Operations Regional Administrator, Region VIII, Denver Colorado SB090060 8/10/2012 Office of the Administrator Policy Advisor to the Administrator SB120003 8/11/2012 Office of Capital Access Senior Advisor to the Associate Administrator for Capital Access SB100044 8/15/2012 Authority:

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

U.S. Office of Personnel Management. John Berry, Director.