Question: What is the role of the DSAWG Secretariat?
Answer: The role of the DSAWG Secretariat is to provide analytical and administrative support to the DSAWG Chairman. The DSAWG Secretariat is responsible for all logistical coordination of the meeting, agenda, minutes, ballots, and attendance lists. Question: What are the DSAWG Secretariat responsibilities?
a. The Secretariat is an administrative support cell provided by DISA. The Secretariat operates under the guidance of the DSAWG Chair.
b. Generally, the Secretariat performs the following support activities:
i. Schedule meetings. Meetings will be held in secure facilities that allow discussion of relevant classified issues.
ii. Prepare agendas (e.g. Tentative, Preliminary, and Final) and supporting documentation and distribute them during the month in advance of scheduled meetings.
iii. Prepare and print vote ballot summaries for official decisions.
iv. Prepare and distribute draft minutes within two weeks after meetings to members and to other people and organizations as appropriate. The minutes should contain the post-meeting agenda, lists of members and attendees, summary of discussions, resulting decisions and recommendations, and resulting action items.
v. Maintain an appropriate (e.g., web-based) dissemination process for agenda, minutes, and supporting materials such as slide shows.
vi. Track actions assigned at DSAWG meetings
vii. Maintain a repository of relevant historical and supporting policy materials from the past history of DSAWG decisions, guidance, and opinions. Question: How do I contact the DSAWG Secretariat?
Answer: Please call the DSAWG Secretariat at (301) 225-2905/DSN 312-375-2905, or e-mail the Secretariat on NIPR DSAWG: firstname.lastname@example.org
or SIPR DSAWG: email@example.com