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DOS - 13857 - Industry Advisory Group - Agency Authority
Hide Section - GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameIndustry Advisory GroupAgency NameDepartment of State
Fiscal Year2022Committee Number13857
Original Establishment Date10/25/2001Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttps://overseasbuildings.state.gov/working/group
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*35
Current Charter Date8/3/2021Designated Fed Officer Position Title*DFO
Date Of Renewal Charter8/2/2023Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Nede
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination Authoritytitle 22 of the USC sections 2651a and the fsbaDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Brown
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*22 USC 2651aDesignated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 431-6890
Effective Date Of Authority*10/25/2001Designated Federal Officer Fax*N/A
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*brownna@state.gov
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*National Policy Issue Advisory Board
Hide Section - RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*Members of OBO's Industry Advisory Group will advise with respect to areas of asset and property management, including research and development, acquisition, sales, leasing, asset management, design, engineering, construction, historic preservation, the environment, seismic issues, sustainability, resiliency, emergency operations, security, planning, facilities operations and maintenance, and program development committee is essential to ensure that OBO is knowledgeable about the most efficient processes, optional solutions, best new technologies, etc. possible to provide safe, secure, functional, and resilient facilities for U.S. diplomatic missions worldwide and to oversee the Department of State's real property assets
How is membership balanced?*The Director of Overseas Buildings Operations will appoint no more than 35 U.S. public members that represent a cross-section of interested and qualified professionals with significant, relevant experience and diverse opinions. Members will be affiliated with professional organizations in many different industries, and serve as representatives of the company/organization for which they work. These industries include property management, design, engineering, construction, operations, security, maintenance, etc.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*It is anticipated that the IAG shall meet annually to provide the advice as requested by the Director. These meetings are open to the public. Subcommittee meetings are not limited on meeting frequency and will operate on a continuing basis as required and at the discretion of the OBO Director. In FY 22, OBO held 8 subcommittee meetings related to design reviews and program evaluation. The FY 22 annual meeting was held on September 15, 2022.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*This committee is essential to ensure that OBO is knowledgeable about the most efficient processes, optimal solutions, and best new technologies possible to provide safe, secure, functional, and resilient facilities for U.S. diplomatic missions worldwide and to oversee the Department of State's real property assets.
Why close or partially close meetings?The annual meeting is open to the public.
Recommendation RemarksThe meetings are essential to ensure the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations is knowledgeable about the most efficient processes, optimal solutions, and best new technologies. Due to the sensitive nature of Embassy construction abroad, OBO officials take recommendations/suggestions made by Group members and implement them where appropriate. As many of our buildings have classified functions, no reporting is required.
Hide Section - PERFORMANCE MEASURES

PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*Yes
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesYesAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction CommentNA
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentAdvice and recommendations provided assistance to the Bureau in enhancing and improving its programs and processes throughout the year. The industry participation in design, program and process reviews supports OBO's mission.Number Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNAGrants Review CommentNA
Number Of Recommendations*270Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThe majority of the recommendations are related to the subjects below: Program Cost, Control Planning, Programming and Design Process, Consultant Selection, Peer Review Project Delivery, Research Industry Outreach, Public Art, Public Outreach, Construction, Facility/Operations Management, Broader Engagement with Profession and Other Government AgenciesAccess Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*80.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentRecommendations given were fully implemented where feasible and appropriate.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*27.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentPartially implemented recommendations are currently in the process of being implemented.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentN/A
Agency Feedback Comment*The IAG provides feedback during roundtables, design reviews, and the annual meeting. The public can attend the annual meeting and some roundtables and listen to the IAG give recommendations. If unable to attend they can check the website where we post our decks and recordings, https://www.state.gov/obo-annual-industry-advisory-group-meetingNarrative Description*The purpose of the Industry Advisory Group (IAG) committee is to serve the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) Director (hereinafter referred to as the "Director") and OBO staff in an advisory capacity with respect to industry and academia's latest concepts, methods, best practices, innovations, and ideas related to property management that are applicable to OBO's vital mission to provide safe, secure, functional, and resilient facilities that represent the U.S. government to the host nation and support our staff in the achievement of U.S. foreign policy objectives
Hide Section - COSTS

COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members*$20,497.20Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$22,000.00
Payments to Federal Members*$0.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$87,750.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$89,750.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$10,000.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$17,892.01Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$20,000.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$0.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$0.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$10,000.00
Total Costs$126,139.21Est. Total Next FY*$151,750.00
Date Cost Last Modified11/16/2022 10:23 AMEst. Fed Staff Support Next FY*1.75
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.75Est Cost RemarksPayments to Non-Federal Members (Committee Members) for participation in FY21 Industry Advisory Reviews were paid out in FY22 and the honorarium payments for FY22 will need to be reflected in FY23.
Cost RemarksPayments to Non-Federal Members (Committee Members) for participation in FY21 Industry Advisory Reviews were paid out in FY22 and the honorarium payments for FY22 will need to be reflected in FY23. FY22 Travel is reflected in these cost numbers  
Hide Section - Interest Areas

Interest Areas

Category
Area
Applied Science
Engineering
Arts
Arts and Humanities
Basic Science
Materials Research
Business
Industry
Manufacturing
Small Business
Data
Data Integrity
Data Quality
Emergency
Emergency Preparedness and Management
Earthquake, Flood, and Fire Hazards and Administration
Energy
Energy
Natural Resources
Environment
Environmental Issues
Research
Research and Development
Science and Technology
Innovation
Science and Technology
Hide Section - MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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Hide Section - SUBCOMMITTEES

SUBCOMMITTEES

Committee

Subcommittees

ActionCommittee System IDSubcommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-031658Industry Advisory Reviews2022
Hide Section - CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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Hide Section - DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-039230Industry Advisory Group2021
 COM-037275Industry Advisory Group2020
 COM-036293Industry Advisory Group2019
 COM-033660Industry Advisory Group2018
 COM-001464Industry Advisory Group2017
 COM-002674Industry Advisory Group2016
 COM-003786Industry Advisory Group2015
 COM-004792Industry Advisory Group2014
 COM-005868Industry Advisory Group2013
 COM-006892Industry Advisory Panel2012
 COM-007824Industry Advisory Panel2011
 COM-009229Industry Advisory Panel2010
 COM-010011Industry Advisory Panel2009
 COM-010940Industry Advisory Panel2008
 COM-011743Industry Advisory Panel2007
 COM-012858Industry Advisory Panel2006
 COM-013786Industry Advisory Panel2005
 COM-014701Industry Advisory Panel2004
 COM-015523Industry Advisory Panel2003
 COM-016686Industry Advisory Panel2002