Federal Spending Transparency Subaward/Executive Compensation Reporting Webinar

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The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has released guidance on the Federal Spending Transparency Subaward and Executive Compensation Reporting. There will be a town hall meeting providing prime grant awardees with targeted information on the impact of the guidance in the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Auditorium, Washington DC. The guidance is available at http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/open under “Federal Spending Transparency.” As seating capacity is limited in Washington, DC, they are broadcasting this presentation via webinar. The webinar, on September 23, 2010, from 10:00-12:00 pm Eastern Time, is oriented towards all direct (prime) awardees of Federal grants and will be recorded and available for future viewing. Information for viewing will be available on http://www.usaspending.gov following the Town Hall meeting.

Keynote Speakers:
•  Danny Werfel, Controller for the OMB, Executive Office of the President
•  Kathleen Turco, Assistant Administrator for Government-wide Policy, U.S. GSA
•  Nancy Gunderson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Grants and Acquisition Policy and Accountability, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

As a result of this information briefing, you will learn:
•  Legislative mandates behind reporting requirements
•  Grants reporting requirements currently in place and upcoming reporting requirements and milestones
•  How information is reported via the FFATA Subaward Reporting System (FSRS)
•  Prime grant awardee role in this process

Attendance in Washington, DC is limited and will be on a first-come, first served basis. Please send your acceptance along with your organization affiliation to Carl Jablonski at carl.jablonski@gsa.gov. You must also include your full name (including middle) and the last four digits of your social security number in your RSVP for security clearance.

To attend the webinar, please reserve your seat now by registering at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/529442257.

Make sure that your computer system has these requirements:
•  PC-based attendees - Required: Windows 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
•  Macintosh-based attendees - Required: Mac OSX 10.4.11 (Tiger) or newer

Attached is a collection of questions and answers on the Transparency Act – Executive Compensation and Subaward Reporting Information to assist you. For further information, contact Region 10’s Linda Gehrke at (206) 220-4463 or email linda.gehrke@dot.gov.


/s/ Linda Gehrke for

R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator

Encl: General Questions and Answers