Commandant’s Diversity Advisory Council(DAC) Fall 2007 Session
Revising the DAC • Previous Approach • Bring issues from the field on Monday • Research during the week • Report out with recommendations on Friday • Revised DAC Approach / Charter • 6-month v. 1-week cycle • Continuous communications through learning portal • Transparency of issues w/ programs prior to DAC convening • Adjunct DAC members
Issues for Further Review • Post-Exit Interviews • Civilian Evaluation System / Workload Management • Weight Standards
Diversity Strategy • Proposed Components of Diversity Strategy • Leadership Accountability • Communications • Outreach • Career Development • Training / Education • DAC Members to continue to provide input to Development of Diversity Strategy
Coast Guard Diversity Strategy • Diversity Strategy Group (DSG) • Chartered in 2007 to evaluate the current state of diversity and to revise the organization’s strategic plan • 10 members and additional adjunct representatives • 2 meetings held to date • Determined 5 key components with numerous sub-components • Diversity Advisory Council (DAC) • Further developed and revised definitions of the 5 key components • Assisted in identifying issues, brought forward from the field, associated with these components • Extensively developed sub-components
Coast Guard Strategy Way Ahead • DSG review DAC input to key components and sub-components. • DSG review specific DAC issues/ recommendations to be addressed by the DSG. • Further develop measurements for the sub-components. • Include DAC members as adjunct representatives to the DSG.