Presidential Transition Timeline

Federal Agencies
March 2016


Have the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) conduct a summit to prepare agency ethics officials for the presidential transition
Receive guidance from OPM on submitting an inventory of all agency positions that may be filled by noncompetitive appointment, for compilation in the Plum Book (through April)


Prepare materials to give to the incoming transition team and new administration (January–November 1)
Receive guidance from NARA outlining appropriate records-management guidelines for incoming and departing appointees (January–April)