Date: JUN 291989
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Public Health Service
Office of Management
Subject: Delegation of Authority to Approve the Establishment of an Official Consultative Relationship With an Association of Supervisors and Managers
To: PHS Agency Heads
Authority Delegated and To Whom
1. Pursuant to the authority delegated to the Assistant Secretary for
Health in HHS Personnel Instruction 251-1, and the July 11, 1988
Delegation of Personnel Administration and Personnel Management
Authorities from the Assistant Secretary for Health to the Director,
Office of Management, PHS, I hereby delegate to the PHS Agency Heads,
for their respective agencies, the authority to:
a. Determine that an association meets the criteria to establish an
official relationship as outlined in HHS Personnel Instruction 251-1, and the July 11,1988
Intramanagement Communication and Consultation; and
b. Approve the establishment of an official consultative
relationship between an association of supervisors and managers
and executive management.
Redelegation and Restrictions
1. The authority to approve the establishment of an official
relationship with an association of supervisors and management
officials from more than one PHS agency is retained by the Director,
Office of Management, PHS.
2. The authority delegated in 1.a. and b. above may not be redelegated.
Information and Guidance
Requirements and Instructions for exercising this authority are contained
in FPM Chapter 251 and KHS Personnel Instruction 251-1.
This delegation is effective upon date of signature.
/Wilford J. Forbush/
Wilford J. Forbush
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