Under the direction of the Deputy Secretary of Defense, the Director of Administration and Management (DA&M) is the principal staff assistant and advisor to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense
on DoD-wide organizational and administrative management matters. These include: developing and maintaining organizational charters and overseeing assigned programs, such as the DoD Committee Management Program, DoD Management Headquarters Program, DoD Historical Program, DoD Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Program, and the OSD Internal Management Control Program. In addition, the DA&M serves as the DoD focal point for DoD Quality Management matters, analyzes and controls manpower requirements for the OSD and other assigned activities, and acts for the Secretary of Defense before the Congressional Joint Committee on Printing on all matters relating to printing, binding, and publications requirements (Title 44, U.S. Code Chapter 11).
The 2007 - 2012 DA&M Strategic Plan
The FY 2007 Director, Administration and Management (DA&M) Strategic Plan has been shaped by executive-level guidance contained in the National Security and Defense Strategies and, specifically, the 2006 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR), which is the most recent comprehensive review of the current status and future direction of the Department of Defense. Click here to download the 2007-2012 DA&M Strategic Plan.