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Program Delegation #20


Program #20

FEB 05, 2018

TO: Deputy Director for Management Operations

FROM: Director

SUBJECT: Delegation of Authority, Program #20, "Senior Travel Official"

AUTHORITY DELEGATED

Pursuant to the authorities delegated to the Director, Indian Health Service (IHS), as specified in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) revised Travel Manual, Chapter 1-3.5, "Designation and Responsibilities of the OPDIV/StaffDiv, Senior Travel Official," I hereby designate the position of Deputy Director for Management Operations as the IHS Senior Travel Official (STO).

TO WHOM DELEGATED

Deputy Director for Management Operations

AUTHORITY TO REDELEGATE

This authority may be redelegated within the restrictions below.

RESTRICTIONS AND LIMITATIONS

The STO must be a full-time federal employee at the Senior Executive Service level or equivalent and who, for purposes of serving as STO, reports directly to the Director, IHS.

The STO responsibilities can be found in the "HHS Travel Policy Manual," dated January 2012, Revision 1 - effective November 1, 2014.

SUPERSESSION

This delegation supersedes the previous Delegation of Authority, Program #20, "Senior Travel Official," dated June 25, 2007.

EFFECTIVE DATE

This delegation is effective upon date of signature.

/Michael D. Weahkee/
RADM Michael D. Weahkee, MBA, MHSA
Assistant Surgeon General, U.S. Public Health Service
Acting Director
Indian Health Service