UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20240
 
August 31, 2007
 
In Reply Refer To:
1265 (550) P
 
EMS TRANSMISSION 09/05/2007
Instruction Memorandum No. 2007-179
Expires: 09/30/2008
 
To:                   SDs and CDs
                        Attention: Chief Information Officers
 
From:               Assistant Director, Information Resources Management
 
Subject:            Annual Re-Certification of State/Center Information Technology Investment Boards DD: 09/14/2007
 
Purpose: This Instruction Memorandum (IM) is to remind each State and Center Information Technology Investment Board (ITIB) that certification by the Chief Information Officer (CIO) is required annually and must be completed by September 14, 2007.
 
Policy/Action: Each State and Center ITIB must post all meeting schedules, minutes, and decision documents on their respective intranet websites, or forward these documents to Melissa McNichols, Division of Program Management, WO-570D, as they become available. Compliance to this IM will ensure the threshold for IT investments remains at its current level for the respective ITIB. If this information is available on your intranet site, we will monitor those documents to ensure continued compliance.
 
Timeframe: Respond by September 14, 2007, to Melissa McNichols via e-mail, that the required documents are posted on your intranet site or attached with the e-mail. 
 
Budget Impact: None.
 
Manual/Handbook Affected: None.
 
Coordination: This document was coordinated within WO-500 and is in accordance with standard IT investment management procedures.
 
Contact: If you have any questions, please contact Melissa McNichols at 303-236-1782.
 
Signed by:                                                       
Authenticated by:
Scott E. MacPherson                                       
Robert M. Williams
Acting, Assistant Director                                
Division of IRM Governance,WO-560
Information Resources Management