Army National Guard
FGDC Annual Report to OMB
Format for Agency Reports - FY 2001
The following outline should be used by FGDC Member Agencies (or Bureaus) for their Annual Spatial Data Reports, which will be consolidated by the FGDC and submitted to OMB. Reports should be brief, using bullets where possible. Please provide only the information that will be useful for OMB to assess the agencies' achievements using the funding they received, and for establishing future direction.
GENERAL FEDERAL AGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES REPORT (All Agencies)
1. Agency or Bureau:
Army National Guard
2. Name of Contact for Report:
Joshua Delmonico, Phone #: 703-607-7996
3. Steering Committee Member:
4. Coordination Group Participant(s):
5. Subcommittee or Working Group Participation: Subcommittees or Working Groups in which your agency is actively involved, but does not lead:
I am not sure that the National Guard is officially involved in any of the subcommittees and working groups but we are willing to participate.
6. Goals and Accountability: Are you using spatial data with regard to performance?
a. List agency GPRA strategic plan goals specifically related to spatial data activities (or "none"):
Not sure what this means. What are GPRA strategic plan goals?
b. List agency GPRA performance measures specifically related to spatial data activities (or "none"):
Not sure what this means. What are GPRA performance measures?
7. Strategy: Has your agency prepared a strategy for advancing geographic information and spatial data activities in coordination with the FGDC strategy, pursuant to Circular A-16?
No, we need to enter into consultation with the FGDC on this.
8. Standards: Has your agency developed and/or adopted appropriate standards?
Yes. The Department of the Army is currently staffing a policy on Spatial data.
9. Metadata: Is your agency's metadata and/or data available and discoverable online through an NSDI-compatible clearinghouse node registered as part of the NSDI Clearinghouse Network?
No but we are planning to do that this FY.
10. Vertical and Horizontal Data Integration: Is your data integrable with other Federal agencies and other sources of data (State, County, local, private)?
11. E-Gov: How are you using geospatial data in your mission activities to provide better services? (Please list)
Providing spatial data linked to existing tabular databases via internet GIS.
12. Are there areas or issues regarding spatial data that require attention, or lessons-learned that you would like to share with others? Please describe.
The National Guard has extensive knowledge in Internet GIS Implementation. Metadata file naming conventions require standardization.