[Federal Register: October 17, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 200)]
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Office of Management, Notice of Membership

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 ends September 30, 2006. 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 for 2006 is composed of 
career senior executives, noncareer senior executives, and Presidential 
    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 adjustments for career senior executives.


    The Secretary has selected the following executives of the 
Department of Education for the specified SES performance cycle: Chair: 
Michell Clark, David Black, Kathleen Leos, Cheryl Oldham, Kent Talbert, 
Margo Anderson, Dennis Berry, Sue Betka, Carol Cichowski, Harry Feely, 
Patricia Guard, Danny Harris, Gary Hopkins, Jeannette Lim, Philip Link, 
Andrew Pepin, Thomas Skelly, Ricky Takai, and Veronica Trietsch. 
Alternates include: Susan Craig, Robert Eitel, and John McGrath.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Debra Gibson, Director, Executive 
Resources Team, Human Resources Services, Office of Management, U.S. 
Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Room 2E124, FOB-6, 
Washington, DC 20202-4573. Telephone: (202) 401-2548.
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call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339.
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    Dated: October 12, 2006.
Margaret Spellings,
Secretary of Education.
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