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Those leaders - among them OPM director Kiran Ahuja - are to “establish the strategic vision and drive implementation and progress across the government,” an announcement said. Image: Jacquelyn Martin/AP/Shutterstock

The Biden administration has named the leaders for the three areas of focus of its President’s Management Agenda, including OPM director Kiran Ahuja, DoD deputy secretary Kathleen Hicks and Labor Department deputy secretary Julie Su in the area of “strengthening and empowering the federal workforce.”

In the area of “delivering excellent, equitable, and secure federal services and customer experience” the leaders are GSA administrator Robin Carnahan, Agriculture Department deputy secretary Jewel Bronaugh, and VA deputy secretary Donald Remy.

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In the area of “managing the business of government to build back better” the leaders are Don Graves, Andrea Palm and John Tien, deputy secretaries of Commerce, HHS and DHS, respectively.

Those leaders are to “establish the strategic vision and drive implementation and progress across the government,” an announcement said.

Short-term priorities include to “identify both strategies and cross-agency priority goal leads to attack day-to-day implementation, as well as kicking off the action planning process that includes outcome focused goal statements, success metrics, workstreams, and milestones,” it said.

It added that an announcement is to come regarding the full set of leaders and metrics to be used to measure results.

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