Office of Secretary & Administration (OSA)

The Commission’s Office of the Secretary and Administration (OSA) provides management and staff support to the Commission’s operational offices (including the Office of Inspector General), the Commission’s strategic plan and various initiatives of the Executive Branch. OSA ensures that the Commission has the physical, financial, technology and human capital infrastructure needed to accomplish its mission. The effort led by OSA provides financial management, records management, administrative and organizational support, planning and human capital resources for the Commission. The Commission’s administrative staff identifies and proposes process improvements, implements strategic plans, and provides support to ensure the success of the Commission’s mission, reduce repetitiveness and increase cooperation among the Commission’s operational offices. In addition, OSA provides information technology services to the Commission.

The Secretary of the Commission maintains custody of the Commission’s seal, the minutes of all actions taken by the Commission, its rules and regulations, its administrative and other orders, and records. The Secretary authenticates and signs all Commission orders and other actions. OSA ensures that the Commission is compliant with Executive Branch and Congressional reports and initiatives, and coordinates these activities with other federal agencies as necessary.

OSA is also responsible for the maintenance of the Commission’s public information resources, including the docket room and electronic reading room on the Commission’s internet web site, including decisions, rules, orders and notices, testimony, pleadings and reference materials filed in Commission proceedings; and current information concerning Commission activities including employment opportunities and a calendar of upcoming events.

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2023 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey

The Commission continues to make progress in the areas of employee engagement, employee satisfaction, and inclusion. With an overall response rate of 87%, the Commission is forty-eight percentage points higher than the government-wide response rate of 39% and twenty-one percentage points higher than other small government agencies. It is with great pride that we report that 97% of Commission respondents agreed or strongly agreed that their supervisors are engaged and actively involved in their development, treated with respect, and their work/life balance.  

Commission staff has demonstrated their commitment to providing their feedback and having their voices heard. The Commission’s overall Employee Engagement Index score of 90%, which evaluates leaders, supervisors, and intrinsic work experiences, is above the average of 77% among very small federal agencies.

The leadership at the Commission will continue to use the annual employee feedback from FEVS to build upon its strengths and improve the areas needing further attention. The Commission is committed to providing our staff with a  safe work environment and we are proud to continue being one of the best places to work in the federal government. 

Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey