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Transmittal Notice 03-04

TN 03-04


This transmittal forwards the attached ?Appointment to Position of Deputy Ethics Counselor (DEC) for the Indian Health Service (IHS)? memorandum to Mr. Robert G. McSwain, Director, Office of Management Support, from Mr. Edgar M. Swindell, Associate General Counsel for Ethics, Designated Agency Ethics Official.  The DEC has the authority to review and consider ?Public Financial Disclosure Reports,? ?Confidential Financial Disclosure Reports,? and ?Requests to Engage in Outside Activities? for the IHS.

/Charles W. Grim, D.D.S./
Charles W. Grim, D.D.S., M.H.S.A.
Assistant Surgeon General
Interim Director


?Appointment to Position of Deputy Ethics Counselor? memorandum dated February 4,2002.


?Delegation of Authority (DOA) Review of Financial Reports Under Section 201 of the Ethics in Government Act,? memorandum to Mr. George D. Buzzard, Acting Associate Director, Office of Administration and Management, IHS, dated September 30,1989.


Create a Tab 58 and file the attached Deputy Ethics Counselor?s appointment memorandum in the Master Copy Personnel DOA at Tab #58. Add the title of this delegation to the Personnel Index at Personnel #58.

Log and file this Transmittal Notice in sequential order.

Distribution:  Indian Health Service-wide
Date:  May 12, 2003