Personnel Delegation #36
OCT 19 1999
Pursuant to the authority delegated to the Director of Headquarters Operations (DHO) by the Director, Indian Health Service (IHS), on November 2, 1995, I hereby delegate to the employees identified below within their respective organizations the authority to approve and acquire training.
Approval authority is the authority to provide employees with training as a means of enhancing individual or group performance that contributes to the organization's mission. Approval authority includes the authority to:
Acquisition authority is the authority to approve "off-the-shelf" training for individual employees or groups of employees under the authority of the Government Employees Training Act.
"Off-the-shelf training" is training with standard features and costs established in catalogs or other printed material available to the general public, or training offered by an individual consultant or firm where standard features and costs are established based on past practices. Off-the-shelf training costs do not include employee travel or development of training materials.
To Whom Delegated
Office Directors, Office of the Director Director
Restrictions and Redelegations
Information and Guidance
Requirements and instructions for exercising these authorities are contained in 5 U.S.C., Chapter 41; 5 Code of Federal Regulations 410; Health and Human Services Personnel Instruction 410-1; and the Indian Health Manual, Part 7, Chapter 4 , "Human Resource and Organization Development."
This delegation supersedes the November 2, 1995, Delegation of Authority memorandum (Subject: "Delegation of Authority to Approve and Acquire Training") from the DHO to the Acting Associate Director, Office of Human Resources; the Director, Division of Personnel Management (DPM.); the Chief, Career Development and Training Branch, DPM; the Personnel Management Specialist, Albuquerque, New Mexico; and the Associate Director, Office of Health Program Research and Development.
This delegation is effective upon date of signature.
/Phyllis Eddy for/
Luana L. Reyes
Office Directors, Office of the Director
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