[Federal Register: September 2, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 169)]
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Office of Management; Performance Review Board; Notice of 

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of membership of the Performance Review Board.


SUMMARY: The Secretary announces the members of the Performance Review 
Board (PRB) for the Department of Education for the Senior Executive 
Service (SES) performance cycle that ended June 30, 2003. Under 5 
U.S.C. 4314(c)(1) through (5), each agency is required to establish one 
or more PRBs.

Composition and Duties

    The PRB of the Department of Education is composed of career senior 
executives, non-career senior executives, and Presidential appointees.
    The PRB reviews and evaluates the initial appraisal of each senior 
executive's performance, along with any comments by that senior 
executive and by any higher-level executive or executives. The PRB 
makes recommendations to the appointing authority relative to the 
performance of the senior executive, including recommendations on 
performance awards. The Department of Education's PRB also makes 
recommendations on SES pay level adjustments for career senior 


    The Secretary has selected the following executives of the 
Department of Education to serve on the PRB of the Department of 
Education for the specified SES performance cycle: Chair: William 
Leidinger, Gerald Reynolds, Jack Martin, John Higgins, Maria Ferrier, 
Susan Sclafani, Thomas Skelly, Philip Link, Steven Winnick, Patricia 
Guard, Veronica Trietsch, Jeannette Lim, and Thomas Pestka.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Althea Watson, Director, Executive 
Resources Team, Human Resources Services, Office of Management, U.S. 
Department of Education, room 2E124, FOB-6, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Washington, DC 20202-4573. Telephone: (202) 401-2548.
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may 
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.
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alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer 
diskette) on request to the contact person listed under FOR FURTHER 

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    Dated: August 27, 2003.
Rod Paige,
Secretary of Education.
[FR Doc. 03-22318 Filed 8-27-03; 2:28 pm]