NPM No. 011-2016
Requesting Entity: Climate Change Commission (CCC)
Issues Concern: Designation of BAC Chairman
Whether a highest ranking permanent employee, who is not an approving authority, may be designated as the BAC Chairman of CCC.
[T]he highest ranking permanent employee referred to by the CCC, may be designated as BAC Chairman, provided that such employee possesses all of the qualifications and none of the disqualifications provided under existing laws, rules and regulations. In particular, the highest ranking permanent employee must be at least a third ranking permanent official of the procuring entity. Additionally, such employee must be a person of unquestionable integrity and procurement proficiency and in no case shall be the HOPE, an approving authority, or a Chief Accountant or personnel of the Accounting Unit, except as an end-user representative when the Accounting Unit is the requesting or procuring end-user.