White House Guidance to Agencies

September 14, 2016

Publication Type: Historical Documents

Publication Tags: 2016,Agencies,Barack Obama,GSA,Office of Management and Budget

This is a memorandum to agency transition directors and agency points of contact on transition from Anita Breckenridge, deputy chief of staff at the White House, Andrew Mayock, deputy director for management at OMB and Tim Horne, federal transition coordinator at GSA. The memo, released on Sept. 14, 2016, provides guidance on presidential transition preparations,...

Guidance to President’s Management Council

August 21, 2012

Publication Type: Historical Documents

Publication Tags: 2012,Agencies,Barack Obama,Office of Management and Budget,Second term

This memo shares guidance and deadlines on transition planning to the President’s Management Council from the White House and OMB officials, including Alyssa Mastromonaco, Jeff Zients, Chris Lu and Nancy Hogan from August 2012. It includes guidance regarding naming a career agency lead for transition preparations, reviewing lines of succession, preparing agency briefing materials.

Letter from GSA Administrator Ascertaining Apparent Winner of 2020 Election

November 23, 2020

Publication Type: Historical Documents

Publication Tags: 2020,Agencies,Agency Landing Teams,Ascertainment,GSA,Joe Biden,National Security,Security Clearance

Letter ascertaining the winner of the 2020 presidential election from GSA Administrator Emily Murphy to President-elect Joe Biden on Nov. 23, 2020, which triggers to resources and support from the General Services Administration in support of the presidential transition.

2020 Agency Transition Guide

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Publication Tags: Agencies,Agency Landing Teams,Appointees,Appointments,Management,Policy,Transition Management

2020 Agency Transition Guide

Federal agencies face a cascading series of challenges before and after a presidential election and into the early months of a new administration. Throughout the transition, the Partnership for Public Service brought together agency transition leaders from nearly 40 agencies to help improve this process. From these convenings, the Partnership and the Boston Consulting Group have...

OMB Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies

April 27, 2020

Publication Type: Historical Documents

Publication Tags: 2020,Agencies,Donald Trump,Office of Management and Budget,Second term

Memo from Acting Office of Management and Budget Director, Russell Vought, to agency heads with guidance on presidential transition preparations and implementing the Presidential Transition Act dated April 4, 2020. This memo includes guidance on the timetable of agency actions, including which agencies will participate in the Agency Transition Directors Council (ATDC) and other agencies...

Guide for Incoming Assistant Secretaries for Administration and Management

September 6, 2018

Publication Type: Tools and Templates

Publication Tags: Agencies,Appointees,Management

Guide for Incoming Assistant Secretaries for Administration and Management

The guide for incoming assistant secretaries for administration and management (ASAM) is designed to support an ASAM lead effectively from their first day. It has been developed with input from current and former ASAMs and lists key actions a new ASAM can take to accelerate their impact during their first month on the job. It...