Letterhead for the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff G-1
DAPE-CPP  December 14, 2004


MEMORANDUM FOR SEE DISTRIBUTION

SUBJECT: Civilian Advisory Board (CAB)



  1. Army's commitment to fully integrate civilians into the Army, as a cohort, has received a boost with the chartering of the Civilian Advisory Board (enclosure). The establishment of the CAB will support Army Transformation and the Army Vision.

  2. The purpose of the CAB is to provide the Chief of Staff, Army, and his staff with professional advice and assistance in matters pertaining to the civilian work force. The CAB will serve as representative and advocate for Army civilians in matters raised to the Chief of Staff, Army and will strengthen the bonds between uniformed and civilian members of the Army. Finally, it will highlight the importance of keeping Army civilian work force issues integrated into the Army planning process.

  3. The Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army advised that effective 29 November 2004, the charter is granted to establish the CAB as an Intra-Army, departmental committee.

  4. For additional information, please contact Mr. Frank Trout via e-mail at frank.trout@us.army.mil or phone at (703) 325-1455.

FOR THE DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF, G-1:

//signed //
Elizabeth B. Throckmorton
Acting Assistant G-1 for Civilian
Personnel Policy

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DISTRIBUTION:

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY

COMMANDER
US ARMY EUROPE AND SEVENTH ARMY
EIGHTH US ARMY
US ARMY FORCES COMMAND
US ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND
US ARMY TRAINING AND DOCTRINE COMMAND

US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
US ARMY PACIFIC
MILITARY SURFACE DEPLOYMENT AND DISTRIBUTION COMMAND
US ARMY CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION COMMAND
US ARMY MEDICAL COMMAND
US MILITARY ENTRANCE PROCESSING COMMAND
US ARMY SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND
US ARMY INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY COMMAND
US ARMY SPACE AND MISSILE DEFENSE COMMAND

CF:
SUPERINTENDENT, US MILITARY ACADEMY

DIRECTOR
U.S.ARMY INSTALLATION MANAGEMENT AGENCY
CIVILIAN HUMAN RESOURCES AGENCY
CIVILIAN HR REGION, EUROPE
CIVILIAN HR REGION, SOUTHWEST
CIVILIAN HR REGION, PACIFIC
CIVILIAN HR REGION, NORTHEAST
CIVILIAN HR REGION, SOUTH CENTRAL
CIVILIAN HR REGION, NORTH CENTRAL
CIVILIAN HR, REGION KOREA
CIVILIAN HR REGION, WEST
CIVILIAN PERSONNEL EVALUATION AGENCY

OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL, ATTN: SAGC (MS. JOHNSON)
OFFICE OF THE JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL, ATTN: DAJA-LE (MS. NUGENT)



Charter of the Civilian Advisory Board

  1. Committee's Official Designation. Department of the Army Civilian Advisory Board

  2. Date Established. 29 November 2004
  1. Date To Be Terminated. Indefinite - until changed or terminated by the Chief of Staff, Army

  2. Category and Type of Committee. Intra-Army Departmental Committee

  3. Mission or Purpose. The Civilian Advisory Board (CAB) will:

    1. Provide the Chief of Staff, Army, and his staff with professional advice and assistance in matters pertaining to the civilian work force.

    2. Serve as representative and advocate for Army civilians in matters raised to the Chief of Staff, Army.

    3. Strengthen the bonds between uniformed and civilian members of the Army.

    4. Highlight the importance of keeping Army civilian work force issues integrated into the Army planning process. Advance training and leader development to the forefront of Army priorities.

  4. Direction and Control. Chief of Staff, Army

  5. Authority. ATLDP Civilian Study - Implementation Plan, recommendation 1E1, approved by the Vice Chief of Staff, Army, June 3, 2003

  6. Administrative Support and Staff Arrangements. The Office of the Assistant G-1 for Civilian Personnel Policy (CPP) will provide the Executive Secretary to the Board as well as administrative support. The Board will meet twice a year at a minimum or more frequently as determined by the Chairperson. The Board will meet at a suitable location as determined by the Board. Parent Commands of Board members will fund travel and per diem associated with meeting attendance.

  7. Composition. The CAB is comprised of Senior Executive Service members or General Officers from each of the Major Army Commands (MACOMs), the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army (AASA); select members of the Army Staff; and Functional Chief Representatives (FCRs), who are sitting members of the Career Program Policy Committee (CPPC) Prioritization Subcommittee. Membership is not Human Resource or Leader Development specific, but represents a cross section of Army and is tied to an organization. The chairperson will serve a two-year term and will rotate among the board members with the initial chairperson selected from AMC. MACOM/AASA members and the Army Staff representatives have no term limit. MACOM/AASA members may serve on the CAB at the discretion of their MACOM Commanders/Administrative Assistant or as long as they remain in their MACOM/AASA. The chairperson may invite additional representatives to participate in board meetings (i.e., subject matter experts) as required.