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Washington, DC - U.S. Office of Personnel Management Director Kay Coles James urged the members of the Chief Human Capital Officers (CHCO) Council, which she chairs by federal statute, to take the opportunity to recognize the employees in their respective agencies and departments who are members of the National Guard and Reserve by signing a statement of support being circulated by the National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).
"ESGR's story is a good one. At a time of war, it is important to show support for the men and women who are federal employees and who serve in the Guard and Reserve," James said. "Signing this statement of support for the National Guard and Reserve is a great message to send to your employees who serve as well as those who don't."
In October 2004, Director James signed the ESGR's statement of support at an event that demonstrated the Bush Administration's consistent support for the men and women in uniform.
"Under Mrs. James' leadership, great things are happening," said Major General (Ret.) Bob Hollingsworth, executive director of the National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. "This is a big deal because the lives of so many people depend on this, because if we get people into combat, the last thing we want them to be concerned about is their job, we want them to be focused on the job at hand. The private sector views the federal government's action on this as a model for their own actions."
Other topics discussed included the transfer of the Department of Defense's Defense Security Service agency into the Office of Personnel Management, the Government Relocation Advisory Board, which is examining relocation rules for the federal workforce, and a report of the Council's Subcommittee on Employee Conduct and Poor Performers, which is considering ways to help empower managers, especially those on the front lines.
The eighth and final meeting of the CHCO Council during 2004 was attended by Chief Human Capital Officers from the following agencies:
Department of AgricultureDepartment of CommerceDepartment of DefenseDepartment of EducationDepartment of EnergyDepartment of Health and Human ServicesDepartment of Homeland SecurityDepartment of Housing and Urban DevelopmentDepartment of the InteriorDepartment of JusticeDepartment of LaborDepartment of TransportationDepartment of the TreasuryNuclear Regulatory CommissionOffice of Personnel ManagementSocial Security AdministrationSmall Agency Council
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