Presidential Transition Timeline

Incoming Administration: Appointments
February 2017

Ongoing

Work with GSA to determine the scope of training for incoming appointees per the Presidential Transition Act (i.e., define which appointees will receive training and what material will be covered) (electionFebruary)
Wave II: For each position, contact candidates in rank order until a mutual decision is reached to move forward (DecemberFebruary)
Wave II: Interview candidates for each Wave II position and request supporting materials for internal vetting (e.g., responses to questionnaire and tax records) (DecemberFebruary)
Wave II: Direct successfully vetted potential nominees to complete and submit SF-86 to the FBI and OGE Form 278e to OGE to begin formal nominee process (DecemberFebruary)
Wave III: For each position, contact candidates in rank order until a mutual decision is reached to move forward (Post inaugurationApril)
Wave III: Interview candidates for each Wave III position and request supporting materials for internal vetting (e.g., responses to questionnaire and tax records) (Post inaugurationApril)
Wave III: Direct successfully vetted potential nominees to complete and submit SF-86 to the FBI and OGE Form 278e to OGE to begin formal nominee process (Post inaugurationApril)

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