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June 26, 1957
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Approved For Ret se 2000/08/15: CIA-RDP80-0066'1A000200090050-1 MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING OF SUGGESTION AWARDS COMMITTEE WEDNESDAY, 26 JUNE 1957 On Wednesday, 26 June 1957 at 2:00 P.M. in Room 2601 Curie Hall, chaired the 25X1A Special Meeting of the CIA Suggestion Awards Committee to consider the awards for three Special Suggestions Nos. 1376, 1847, and 1937. The following were presents (DD/P ) (DD/P) (DD/I) (DD/I ) (DD/S ) (DD/S) 25X1A (Mgt/S) (SAS) End of The Executive Secretary read the announcement of the new Committee and Special Panel members for fiscal year 1958. The Chairman thanked the Committee members for their assistance during the past year. The Chairman asked the Committee members to return SAS handbooks to the Staff for revision. SECRET Approved For Release 2000/08/15: CIA-RDP80-00832A000200090050-1 Approved For Reuse 2000/08/15: CIA-RDP80-02A000200090050-1 25X1A 25X1A Honor Awards The Chairman explained that copies of the Staff Board Study on the three Special Suggestions had been sent to for consideration at. the Honor Awards Meeting. The suggestions were discussed at the meeting Friday, 21 June 1957, The Executive Secretary attended that meeting and reported that the Honor Awards Board concluded: "They will entertain any.recomaendation for an Honor Award if it is submitted to them though they cannot initiate such a request. If the Clandestine Services wish to submit recom- mendations in this case, the Board will consider them." told the Committee he would pass this information along to the DD/P. 25X1A Subcommittee The Chairman reviewed the Subcommittee?s meet- Rort ing with in 24 June 1957. The Chairman explained 25X1A that after a rev ew of the Committee's action to date Mr. greed to lift his $5,000 award limitation and to 25X1A release any Office obligation binding DD/P Committee members. had thought that the Committee was considering $10,000 for each suggester instead of a $10,000 total for the three suggesters. Aaecv. The Chairman advised the Committee that it must RUlp; reach a unanimous agreement on the amount to be paid these 4 suggesters. The Agency regulation provides the vote be unanimous and if there is a recorded difference, the DD/S would resolve it. 25X1A The Chairman opened the meeting to discussion of the proposed awards for Suggestions Nos. 1376, 1847, and 1937. The discussion covered a review of savings and bene- fits derived from these three suggestions and other sug- gestion awards in the $10,000 to $20,000 category. AiscuL" Individual discussion resulted in a compromise Q,L between some sentiments favoring a $10,000 award and others Mount favoring $5,000. The result was for a total award for Suggestions Nos. 1376 and 1847 for $7,500 for intangible benefits and $775 for tangible savings. This total of $8,275 to be rounded off to $8,000 and split as follows: Suggestion No. 1376: $2,000 and $2,000 Sugg 25X1A 25X1A 25X1A Motion be awarded $49000 for Suggestion No. 1847 and e awarded $29000 each for Suggestion imond No. 37 . seconded the motion. Approved For Release 200070 715 A-RDP80-00832A000200090050-1 $4,000 25X1A Approved For RBI ase 2000/08/15: CIA-RDP80-0g,32A000200090050-1 SECRET Vote The motion was unanimously carried. 25X1A 25X1A Discussion of the award for Suggestion No. 1937 resulted in agreement on an amount of $400 for intangible benefits and $55 for tangible savings. This total of $455 to be rounded off to $500 for Mr. for Suggestion No. 1937. M t be awarded Se cond $500.00 for Suggestion No. 1937. seconded 25X1A Uo_e the motion. The motion was unanimously carried. The meeting adjourned at 4:15 P.M. 25X1A 25X1A / Executive Secretary stion Awards Committee Chairmans Suggestion Awards Committee Approved For Release 2000/08/15: CIAli$0-00832A000200090050-1