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... 9C h a p t e r 3 In addition to the staff-level practitioners, the audience for TCAPP includes the leaders of the organizations that need to be engaged in collaboration. These leaders and their agencies each have unique interests, geographic organization, organizational hierarchies, and cultural leanings.
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... 10 Table 3.1. Federal Agency Missions and Organizational Structure Agency Name Mission Senior Executive Title Organizational Structure Federal Highway Administration To improve mobility on our nation's highways through national leadership, innovation, and program delivery.
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... 11 Table 3.1. Federal Agency Missions and Organizational Structure (continued)
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... 12 Corps of Engineers began in the mid-1980s and did not fully mature until after 2000. The NEPA-404 merger concept was largely ineffectual until a complaint that delays in the 404 process were preventing highways projects from contributing to the economic recovery from the 1990-to-1991 recession.
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... 13 addresses two major processes involving federal agencies: the NEPA process and the 404 permit process. The Decision Guide assumes that these two processes have been merged so that common elements such as purpose and need and analysis of alternatives are handled in a single integrated process.
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... 14 Strategic Plan In 2010, FHWA updated its strategic plan (www.fhwa.dot.gov/ policy/fhplan.html)
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... 15 The head of the USACE itself is the chief of engineers, an army lieutenant general. The civil works program is headed by the deputy commanding general for civil and emergency operations, a major general, with a civilian, career SES slot as the director of civil works.
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... 16 One product of this effort was a cooperative grant program for environmental justice collaborative problem solving. Agency: Department of the Interior Mission The Department of the Interior (DOI)
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... 17 At the subregional level, USFWS splits into different program responsibilities. Wildlife refuges are a major staffing component.
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... 18 is filled from within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) or from outside organizations, such as coastal state departments of natural resources.
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... 19 our nation's diverse historic resources, and advises the president and the Congress on national historic preservation policy. Strategic Plan The Strategic Plan explicitly calls for ACHP to facilitate collaboration and partnerships between federal agencies and other parties as a way of advancing historic preservation (www.achp.gov/docs/strat_plan.pdf)
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... 20 Because of the wide variety of state situations, it is not feasible to identify specific organizational structures and positions comprehensively. Instead, this report attempts to describe the organization and leadership concepts in play at the state level across the country and uses examples to illustrate these points.
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... 21 representing three different geographic areas. The executive director of the Mississippi DOT serves at the pleasure of the MTP; the governor has no executive authority over the Mississippi DOT.
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... 22 the governor and confirmed by the state senate. Typically, secretaries are not career employees although some secretaries have substantial tenure with the DOT, including the current secretary, who has a finance background.
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... 23 entities. The membership roster of the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association shows 74 tolling entities, including 13 state DOTs, in the United States.
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... 24 that conform with their particular mission and vision. This often involves process requests for information and analyses that can influence governmental decisions in a way that is favorable to the particular NGO's goals.

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