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Presidential Transition Summer Timeline Infographic
Tools and Templates

August 30, 2016

This infographic outlines some of the presidential transition tasks the candidates’ teams will take on in the summer before the election.

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Tag(s): agencies, Center for Presidential Transition, GSA, national security, Partnership for Public Service, transition management, vetting


Presidential Appointments Vetting Guide: Precedents, Authorities, and Case Studies
Research and Publications

June 01, 2016

Collection of precedents for vetting presidential appointees.

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Tag(s): appointments, vetting


Appointee Selection Process by Level of Appointee
Tools and Templates

January 20, 2016

Chart discussing the processes for different classes of appointees.

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Tag(s): appointments, vetting


Candidate for Nomination Profile Template
Tools and Templates

January 20, 2016

A template listing useful fields for compiling lists of potential candidates for nomination.

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Tag(s): appointments, vetting


Key Steps for Cabinet-Level Candidates in a New Administration
Tools and Templates

January 20, 2016

A list of steps transition teams must take in order to properly identify and vet candidates for Cabinet-level offices.

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Tag(s): appointments, vetting


Candidate Vetting Checklist
Tools and Templates

November 01, 2015

A checklist of potential flags for candidates considered for appointment to the executive branch.

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Tag(s): appointees, appointments, vetting


General Confirmation Flow Chart
Tools and Templates

December 01, 2012

Flowchart developed by the Romney Readiness Project displaying the steps in the confirmation process.

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Tag(s): appointments, ethics, security clearance, vetting, historical


Conflict-of-Interest Controls: Documented Recusal Obligations of Top Political Appointees in the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency
External Resource

April 07, 1995

The principal purpose of this fact sheet is to identify the extent of and the bases for the promises made by 41 Senate-confirmed political appointees in the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to disqualify themselves from certain agency matters to avoid conflicts between their personal interests and their governmental responsibilities.The principal purpose of this fact sheet is to identify the extent of and the bases for the promises made by 41 Senate-confirmed political appointees in the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to disqualify themselves from certain agency matters to avoid conflicts between their personal interests and their governmental responsibilities.

U.S. Government Accountability Office

Tag(s): appointees, ethics, financial disclosure, vetting, historical


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