Transmittal Notice 17-02
The purpose of this Transmittal Notice (TN) is to forward a copy of the Delegation of Authority (DOA), Administrative #54, "Operating Division Chief Information Officer (CIO) Authorities." Beth Anne Killoran, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in the attached memorandum has delegated some authorities under the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) [Pub. L. No. 113-291, § 831 of Div. A, Title I, Subtitle D (Dec. 19, 2014)] and Office of Management and Budget Memorandum M-15-14 to the IHS CIO.
The purpose of this DOA is to identify and record the delegation of authority from the HHS CIO to the Operating Division Chief Information Officer to review and approve information technology budget, acquisition strategies, or other agreements where approval authority is vested in the HHS CIO or, alternatively, where approval authority is vested pursuant to a governance process in which the HHS CIO is a "full participant" under FITARA.
RADM Chris Buchanan, R.E.H.S., M.P.H.
Assistant Surgeon General, USPHS
Indian Health Service
The IHS DOA Administrative #54, "Operating Division Chief Information Officer (CIO) Authorities."
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