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Officially Designated Federal Security Authority (ODFSA)


Federal employees who possess the appropriate knowledge and responsibilities for each situation to which they are assigned through delegation. Delegation of authority for these positions is originated according to direction from the accountable Program Secretarial Officer (or the Secretary or Deputy Secretary for Departmental Elements not organized under a Program Secretarial Office), who also provides direction for which of the ODFSA positions may be further delegated. Each delegation must be documented in writing. It may be included in other security plans or documentation approved by or according to direction from the accountable principal. Each delegator remains responsible for the delegatee’s acts or omissions in carrying out the purpose of the delegation.

ODFSAs are Federal employees who possess the appropriate knowledge and responsibilities for each situation to which they are assigned through delegation.
Delegation authority for these positions is originated according to direction from the accountable Program Secretarial Officer (or the Secretary orDeputy Secretary for Departmental Elements not organized under a Program Secretarial Office), who also provides direction for which of the ODFSA positions maybe further delegated. Each delegation must be documented in written form. It may be included in other security plans or documentation approved by or according to direction from the accountable principal. Each delegator remains responsible for the delegatee’s acts or omissions in carrying out the purpose of the delegation.

Federal employees who possess the appropriate knowledge and responsibilities for each situation to which they are assigned through delegation.
Delegation of authority for these positions is originated according to direction from the accountable Program Secretarial Officer (or the Secretary or Deputy Secretary for Departmental Elements not organized under a Program Secretarial Office), who also provides direction for which of the ODFSA positions may be further delegated. Each delegation must be documented in writing. It may be included in other security plans or documentation approved by or according to direction from the accountable principal.
Each delegator remains responsible for the delegatee’s acts or omissions in carrying out the purpose of the delegation.

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