Realignment of the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, 43585-43586 [2020-15517]

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[FR Doc. 2020–15540 Filed 7–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Realignment of the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration Administration for Children and Families, HHS. ACTION: Notice; realignment of the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration. AGENCY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) has realigned functions under the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration (ODASA). This realignment establishes the Office of Transformation, Business, and Management; establishes the Office of Government Contracting Services; realigns functions currently organized under the Immediate Office, Office of Workforce Planning and Development, and Office of Financial Services; and renames the Office of Financial Services to the Office of Grants Policy. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ben Goldhaber, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, Office of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43585 Administration, 330 C St. SW, Washington, DC 20201, (202) 795–7790. This notice amends Part K of the Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF) as follows: Chapter KP, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration (ODASA), as last amended at 83 FR 24119–24122 (May 24, 2018): I. Under Chapter KP, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, delete section KP.10 Organization in its entirety and replace with the following: KP.10 Organization. The Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration is headed by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration (DASA) who reports to the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families. The office is organized as follows: • Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration (KPA) • Office of Transformation, Business, and Management (KPA) • Office of Grants Policy (KPC) • Office of Grants Management (KPG) • Office of Diversity Management and Equal Employment Opportunity (KPH) • Office of the Chief Information Officer (KPI) • Office of Government Contracting Services (KPA) II. Under Chapter KP, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, delete section KP.20 Functions, paragraph A in its entirety and replace with the following: KP.20 Functions. A. The Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration (ODASA) directs and coordinates all administrative activities for the Administration for Children and Families (ACF). The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration serves as ACF’s Chief Financial Officer; Chief Grants Management Officer; Federal Manager’s Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA) Management Control Officer; Deputy Ethics Counselor; Personnel Security Representative; and Reports Clearance Officer. The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration serves as the ACF liaison to the Office of the General Counsel and, as appropriate, initiates action in securing resolution of legal matters relating to management of the agency and represents the Assistant Secretary on all administrative litigation matters. The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration represents the Assistant Secretary in HHS and with other federal SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 43586 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 138 / Friday, July 17, 2020 / Notices agencies and task forces in defining objectives and priorities, and in coordinating activities associated with federal reform initiatives. ODASA provides leadership of assigned ACF special initiatives arising from Departmental, federal, and non-federal directives to improve service delivery to customers. The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration provides day-to-day executive leadership and direction to the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Grants Policy, Office of Grants Management, Office of Diversity Management and Equal Employment Opportunity, Office of the Chief Information Officer, and the Office of Government Contracting Services. The Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration consists of the Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, who provides executive leadership and direction to the Office of Transformation, Business, and Management, and the Chief of Staff. VI. Under Chapter KP, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, establish section KP.20 Functions, paragraph B, as follows: B. The Office of Transformation, Business, and Management (TBM) directs and coordinates administrative activities for ACF and the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, as well as provides leadership of special initiatives to improve service delivery to customers. The Office supports the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration in fulfilling ACF’s Chief Financial Officer and FMFIA Management Control Officer responsibilities, and conducts Enterprise Risk Management and Program Integrity activities across ACF. The Office provides cross-cutting services to support ACF’s human capital management, including organizational and employee development activities; facility, safety, security and emergency management activities; and activities to support the DASA’s role as Deputy Ethics Counselor. TBM carries out crosscutting activities to improve ACF service delivery, including business process engineering and data analytics. The Office manages operations for the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, including human capital management, travel management, management operations and administration, and budget functions. III. Under Chapter KP, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, delete section KP.20 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Jul 16, 2020 Jkt 250001 Functions, paragraph C in its entirety and replace with the following: C. The Office of Grants Policy (OGP) provides agency-wide guidance to program and regional office staff on grant related issues, including developing and interpreting grants policy, coordinating strategic grants planning, facilitating policy advisory groups, and ensuring consistent grant program announcements. The Office prepares, coordinates, and disseminates action transmittals, information memoranda, and other policy guidance on grants management issues; provides grants administration technical assistance to ACF staff; and directs and/ or coordinates management initiatives to improve financial administration of ACF mandatory and discretionary grant programs. OGP develops and administers grants management training for ACF program and grants staff, and administers grants management certification for ACF grants staff. The Office serves as the centralized receipt point for grant applications, performs initial application qualification reviews, provides standard guidance and training to ACF staff on recruiting grant reviewers and conducting grant panel reviews, and oversees logistical support for program-led objective reviews. III. Under Chapter KP, Office of Administration, KP.20 Functions, delete Paragraph D in its entirety. V. Under Chapter KP, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, delete section KP.20 Functions, paragraph G in its entirety and replace with the following: G. The Office of Grants Management (OGM), led by the Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grants, supports the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration in fulfilling ACF’s Chief Grants Management Officer Responsibilities. The Office serves as the principal office within ACF for ensuring the business and financial responsibilities of grants administration are carried out. OGM provides direct administration and management of ACF discretionary, formula, entitlement, and block grants; directs all grants and cooperative agreements awarded by ACF and ensures compliance with applicable statutes, regulations, and policies; and performs audit resolutions. The Office provides leadership and technical guidance to ACF program and regional Offices on grant operations and grants management issues. OGM interprets and implements financial policies, regulations, legislation, and appropriations law, and secures resolution of legal matters relating to PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 grants administration and management. The Office coordinates with the Office of Grants Policy on crosscutting issues. OGM provides agency-wide leadership and guidance to program officials and staff on grants management related issues, including assisting in developing, implementing, and evaluating program plans, strategies, regulations, program announcements, guidelines, and procedures applicable to ACF discretionary, formula, entitlement, and block grant programs. The Office provides oversight and direction in the establishment of appropriate State and grantee allocations. OGM is responsible for directing the receipt and review of all competitive grant applications; developing proposals and/or coordinating management initiatives to improve the efficiency of both the financial administration and awarding of ACF discretionary, formula, entitlement, and block grant programs; and developing procedures for the monitoring and review of ACF grant programs. The Office serves as the lead for ACF in coordination and liaison with the Department, regional offices, and other Federal agencies on grants administration and management. III. Under Chapter KP, Office of Administration, KP.20 Functions, delete Paragraph H in its entirety. VI. Under Chapter KP, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, establish section KP.20 Functions, paragraph K, as follows: K. The Office of Government Contracting Services (OGCS) serves as ACF’s centralized contracting office. OGCS analyzes ACF’s mission needs in order to determine how best to utilize procured services to achieve the agency’s strategic goals. The Office prepares annual acquisition strategies and specific acquisition plans, conducts market research, prepares documentation, and provides centralized coordination and review to support ACF contract awards. OGCS manages ACF’s acquisition certification training programs and serves as the central point of contact for the ACF acquisition workforce. OGCS develops guidance and procedures, and ensures compliance with applicable regulations, rules, and policies. Linda K. Hitt, Executive Secretariat Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–15517 Filed 7–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–40–P E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 138 (Friday, July 17, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43585-43586]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-15517]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Realignment of the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Administration

AGENCY: Administration for Children and Families, HHS.

ACTION: Notice; realignment of the Office of the Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Administration.

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SUMMARY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) has 
realigned functions under the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary 
for Administration (ODASA). This realignment establishes the Office of 
Transformation, Business, and Management; establishes the Office of 
Government Contracting Services; realigns functions currently organized 
under the Immediate Office, Office of Workforce Planning and 
Development, and Office of Financial Services; and renames the Office 
of Financial Services to the Office of Grants Policy.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ben Goldhaber, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Administration, Office of Administration, 330 C St. SW, 
Washington, DC 20201, (202) 795-7790.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice amends Part K of the Statement 
of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority of the 
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for 
Children and Families (ACF) as follows: Chapter KP, Office of the 
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration (ODASA), as last amended 
at 83 FR 24119-24122 (May 24, 2018):
    I. Under Chapter KP, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Administration, delete section KP.10 Organization in its entirety and 
replace with the following:
    KP.10 Organization. The Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary 
for Administration is headed by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Administration (DASA) who reports to the Assistant Secretary for 
Children and Families. The office is organized as follows:

 Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 
(KPA)
 Office of Transformation, Business, and Management (KPA)
 Office of Grants Policy (KPC)
 Office of Grants Management (KPG)
 Office of Diversity Management and Equal Employment 
Opportunity (KPH)
 Office of the Chief Information Officer (KPI)
 Office of Government Contracting Services (KPA)

    II. Under Chapter KP, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Administration, delete section KP.20 Functions, paragraph A in its 
entirety and replace with the following:
    KP.20 Functions. A. The Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary 
for Administration (ODASA) directs and coordinates all administrative 
activities for the Administration for Children and Families (ACF). The 
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration serves as ACF's Chief 
Financial Officer; Chief Grants Management Officer; Federal Manager's 
Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA) Management Control Officer; Deputy 
Ethics Counselor; Personnel Security Representative; and Reports 
Clearance Officer. The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 
serves as the ACF liaison to the Office of the General Counsel and, as 
appropriate, initiates action in securing resolution of legal matters 
relating to management of the agency and represents the Assistant 
Secretary on all administrative litigation matters.
    The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration represents the 
Assistant Secretary in HHS and with other federal

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agencies and task forces in defining objectives and priorities, and in 
coordinating activities associated with federal reform initiatives. 
ODASA provides leadership of assigned ACF special initiatives arising 
from Departmental, federal, and non-federal directives to improve 
service delivery to customers. The Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Administration provides day-to-day executive leadership and direction 
to the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Grants 
Policy, Office of Grants Management, Office of Diversity Management and 
Equal Employment Opportunity, Office of the Chief Information Officer, 
and the Office of Government Contracting Services. The Office of the 
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration consists of the Associate 
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, who provides executive 
leadership and direction to the Office of Transformation, Business, and 
Management, and the Chief of Staff.
    VI. Under Chapter KP, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Administration, establish section KP.20 Functions, paragraph B, as 
follows:
    B. The Office of Transformation, Business, and Management (TBM) 
directs and coordinates administrative activities for ACF and the 
Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, as well as 
provides leadership of special initiatives to improve service delivery 
to customers. The Office supports the Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Administration in fulfilling ACF's Chief Financial Officer and FMFIA 
Management Control Officer responsibilities, and conducts Enterprise 
Risk Management and Program Integrity activities across ACF. The Office 
provides cross-cutting services to support ACF's human capital 
management, including organizational and employee development 
activities; facility, safety, security and emergency management 
activities; and activities to support the DASA's role as Deputy Ethics 
Counselor. TBM carries out cross-cutting activities to improve ACF 
service delivery, including business process engineering and data 
analytics. The Office manages operations for the Office of the Deputy 
Assistant Secretary for Administration, including human capital 
management, travel management, management operations and 
administration, and budget functions.
    III. Under Chapter KP, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Administration, delete section KP.20 Functions, paragraph C in its 
entirety and replace with the following:
    C. The Office of Grants Policy (OGP) provides agency-wide guidance 
to program and regional office staff on grant related issues, including 
developing and interpreting grants policy, coordinating strategic 
grants planning, facilitating policy advisory groups, and ensuring 
consistent grant program announcements. The Office prepares, 
coordinates, and disseminates action transmittals, information 
memoranda, and other policy guidance on grants management issues; 
provides grants administration technical assistance to ACF staff; and 
directs and/or coordinates management initiatives to improve financial 
administration of ACF mandatory and discretionary grant programs. OGP 
develops and administers grants management training for ACF program and 
grants staff, and administers grants management certification for ACF 
grants staff. The Office serves as the centralized receipt point for 
grant applications, performs initial application qualification reviews, 
provides standard guidance and training to ACF staff on recruiting 
grant reviewers and conducting grant panel reviews, and oversees 
logistical support for program-led objective reviews.
    III. Under Chapter KP, Office of Administration, KP.20 Functions, 
delete Paragraph D in its entirety.
    V. Under Chapter KP, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Administration, delete section KP.20 Functions, paragraph G in its 
entirety and replace with the following:
    G. The Office of Grants Management (OGM), led by the Associate 
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grants, supports the Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Administration in fulfilling ACF's Chief Grants 
Management Officer Responsibilities. The Office serves as the principal 
office within ACF for ensuring the business and financial 
responsibilities of grants administration are carried out. OGM provides 
direct administration and management of ACF discretionary, formula, 
entitlement, and block grants; directs all grants and cooperative 
agreements awarded by ACF and ensures compliance with applicable 
statutes, regulations, and policies; and performs audit resolutions. 
The Office provides leadership and technical guidance to ACF program 
and regional Offices on grant operations and grants management issues. 
OGM interprets and implements financial policies, regulations, 
legislation, and appropriations law, and secures resolution of legal 
matters relating to grants administration and management. The Office 
coordinates with the Office of Grants Policy on crosscutting issues.
    OGM provides agency-wide leadership and guidance to program 
officials and staff on grants management related issues, including 
assisting in developing, implementing, and evaluating program plans, 
strategies, regulations, program announcements, guidelines, and 
procedures applicable to ACF discretionary, formula, entitlement, and 
block grant programs. The Office provides oversight and direction in 
the establishment of appropriate State and grantee allocations.
    OGM is responsible for directing the receipt and review of all 
competitive grant applications; developing proposals and/or 
coordinating management initiatives to improve the efficiency of both 
the financial administration and awarding of ACF discretionary, 
formula, entitlement, and block grant programs; and developing 
procedures for the monitoring and review of ACF grant programs. The 
Office serves as the lead for ACF in coordination and liaison with the 
Department, regional offices, and other Federal agencies on grants 
administration and management.
    III. Under Chapter KP, Office of Administration, KP.20 Functions, 
delete Paragraph H in its entirety.
    VI. Under Chapter KP, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Administration, establish section KP.20 Functions, paragraph K, as 
follows:
    K. The Office of Government Contracting Services (OGCS) serves as 
ACF's centralized contracting office. OGCS analyzes ACF's mission needs 
in order to determine how best to utilize procured services to achieve 
the agency's strategic goals. The Office prepares annual acquisition 
strategies and specific acquisition plans, conducts market research, 
prepares documentation, and provides centralized coordination and 
review to support ACF contract awards. OGCS manages ACF's acquisition 
certification training programs and serves as the central point of 
contact for the ACF acquisition workforce. OGCS develops guidance and 
procedures, and ensures compliance with applicable regulations, rules, 
and policies.

Linda K. Hitt,
Executive Secretariat Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-15517 Filed 7-16-20; 8:45 am]
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