Senior Executives Association

The December 13th 2018 Senior Executives Association Presidential Rank Awards Leadership Summit was a day full celebration, thought leadership, networking and professional development education.   More than 500 senior leaders from government, the private sector and academia were on hand to recognize the 131 Presidential Rank Awards and have peer-to-peer discussions.   In addition, distinguished keynote speakers – Department of Energy Deputy Secretary Dan Brouillette; Margaret Weichert, Acting Director of OPM and Deputy Director for Management at OMB; and Joseph Heck, Chairman of the National Commission on Military, National and Public Service – discussed their leadership philosophies and recognized the enormous accomplishments of the PRA honorees.

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Tips for Dealing with Stagnant, Declining Discretionary Spending

Agency discretionary budgets saw a drop in new money by about 12 percent between 2010 and 2015.

Some agencies such as the departments of Commerce, Housing and Urban Development and Defense faced an even bigger decrease ranging between 15 percent-to-35 percent.

The Congressional Budget Office says the continued drop in new discretionary spending could put it at lowest percentage of the nation’s Gross Domestic Product in 2021 than at any time in the last 50 years.

“The amount of actual reductions or increases in discretionary resources for individual agencies and programs is determined through the annual appropriations process, in which policymakers make choices between competing national priorities,” wrote the Government Accountability Office in a report issued Dec. 20.

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