NOAA's Budget Outreach and Communications Division (BOC) serves as the focal point for coordinating, facilitating, reviewing and tracking responses to requests for information. The Division is responsible for arranging, coordinating and tracking site visits and briefings; coordinating, facilitating, reviewing and tracking Congressional Reports mandated by Appropriations bills; and tracking other Appropriations issues and legislation. The Division provides these services to the White House Office of Management and Budget examiners, and the Department of Commerce (DOC) Budget Office, and interface frequently with the Legislative Affairs Offices of both NOAA and DOC.
BOC directs and maintains oversight of the NOAA Budget Office Website. BOC performs numerous other projects, and prepares several weekly reports, related to Outreach and Communication. The BOC Division also has the responsibility of producing Briefing Books for DOC; OMB and Congressional Hearings; Budget Submissions; House, Senate and Full Committee Markup.
Chief, Budget Outreach and Communications Division
POC: National Ocean Service and Program Support (including Education, Facilities, and Information Technology)
POC: National Marine Fisheries Service, Office of Marine and Aviation Operations, and Congressionally Directed Projects
POC: National Environmental Satellite Service and Oceanic and Atmospheric Research
FY 2011 Blue Book and Additional Resources