September 22, 2013

NOAA Circular 13-13

Subject: Realignment - Merge of the Office of the National Marine Fisheries Service of the Northwest and Southwest Regional Offices

To: National Marine Fisheries West Coast Region

Effective October 1, 2013, the Office of the National Marine Fisheries, West Coast Region (WCR) is reorganized as follows: 1) rename Northwest Region (NWR) NMFS to West Coast Region 2) rename Northwest Regional Off ice to West Coast Regional Off ice 3)rename Salmon Recovery Division to Sustainable Fisheries Division 4) rename Sustainable Fisheries Division to Protected Resources Division to 5) rename Protected Resources Division to Area Office Division 6) rename Habitat Conservation Division to Operations Management and Information Division.

The following NWR Divisions will be abolished; however the staff will remain in the same duty stations. Positions and reporting structure will be realigned to the newly merged WCR Divisions: NWR Hydropower Division, NWR Operations Management and Information Services, NWR Operations Management and Information Division. The entire Southwest Region (SWR) Divisions will be abolished to include: Southwest Region NMFS, Southwest Regional Office, SWR Operations, Management and Information Division, SWR Sustainable Fisheries Division, SWR Protected Resources Division, and SWR Habitat Conservation Division; however, the staff will remain in the same duty stations. Positions and reporting structure will be realigned to the newly merged WCR Divisions. The organization and related code structures are revised as follows:

 

NOAA ORGANIZATION CODE ORGANIZATION TITLE MAIL ROUTING CODE
FPOOOO WEST COAST REGION F/WC
FPSOOO WEST COAST REGIONAL OFFICE F/WCR
FP5100 SUSTAINABLE FISHERIES DIVISION F/WCR2
FP5200 PROTECTED RESOURCES DIVISION F/HC3
FP5300 AREA OFFICE DIVISION F/WCR3
FP5400 OPERATIONS, MANAGEMENT, AND INFORMATION DIVISION F/WCR4

Organization Code Conversion

 
NOAA ORGANIZATION CODE NFC PERSONNEL SYSTEM CODE MAIL ROUTING CODE
     
Abolish
FP5500 54-30-40-0005-05-00-00-00 F/NWR5
FP5600 54-30-40-0005-06-00-00-00 F/NWR6
FROOOO 54-30-50-0000-00-00-00-00 F/SW
FR5000 54-30-50-0005-00-00-00-00 F/SWR
FR5100 54-30-50-0005-01-00-00-00 F/SWRl
FR5200 54-30-50-0005-02-00-00-00 F/SWR2
FR5300 54-30-50-0005-03-00-00-00 F/SWR3
FR5400 54-30-50-0005-04-00-00-00 F/SWR4

 

Signed by Sandra R. Manning Director for Workforce Management