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A A 25X1A9a 25X1A9a 25X1A9a 25X1A9a mging_NTIAI Approved ForliMeaseGGI/V4/95":Le1R-RDPM-SS26R000500170002-1 SeyIfrmation KNITS . OF THE CIA CAREER SERVIOE BOARD 15th Meeting, Thursday, 19 Nove0ber 1953, at 400 P0140 DCI Conference Room, Administration Building Presnets Messrs. Lyman 80 Kirkpatrick, Inspector General, Chairman tthew Baird, Director of Training, Member ef, PP, Member ting Personnel Director, AD/Personnel, Member of Operations, Alternate for AD/Communications, Member Huntington e Member _Lairenoe K. White, looting DWA, Member Speoial Assistants DWI, Alternate rber ioe of Inspector General _Lawrcnce R, Ho ton, General Counsel "cecutive Secretary, Dc/A Career Legislative Task Force chairman, Professional Selection autive Secretary .ariat Reporter 10 Minutes of the 14th meeting of the CIA Career Service Board, held 12 Wovember 1953, were approved without change. 2. The Career Development Slot Request from OTR, (for 25X 1A9a item 2 of the Agenda) was read by the Executive Secretary and discussed, It was decided that the problem could be handled without en- duabering a Career Development Slot; Mr. Baird, OTR, withdrew the request 44041612.40614"""'""` Approved For Release 2001/0NliFAI-ia2411hk-R000500170002-1 Approved For Release 2001/04/05 : CIA-RDP80-0182s6.1000500170002-1 Sod CONFIDENTIAL 11114.164111190,11. Securtieiriariaa' tion 30 The Chairman introduced Item 3 of the Agenda, "Responsibility for the Assignment and Career Development or Genera/ Administrative Personne1"0 from the DO/A Career service Board and opened the discession by reading a memorandum which he hed received from Mr, Sheldon on the matter. Mt, Sheldcags memornndlem was a dissent from the proposal based primarily opal the feeling that in essence such administrative employeee would be "serving two masters", working prinnrily within their office of assignment while looking to the DD/A Career Service Poard for future assignments and promotions. The memorandum eteted that there was no aversion to rotation of administrative personnel between components of the Agency but that such rotation should be arranged through cooperation of the components concerned. Col, White, Acting DO, explained that the proposal was an attempt to solve the problem of brining into the career planning sphere of the DDIA Career Service Board Adeinistrative personnel who spoke a common language and whose training and indoctrination to CIA could best be accomplished by OD/A Career Service Board. He emphasized that he was not intending to disparge the quality of the peesent adWenise trative officers in various components of the Aeency0 but that the Agency as a whole would profit if these officers had a commw background wed could look to advnncement within the Agency as a whole rather than within one office Of the Aganeya They also would have wider horizana than mile be offered by only one office, It was decided that the Executive Sec- retary would make sveilable the Memo from the DWI to all Members of the Board and that further discussion of the matter would take place at the meeting on 3 December 19530 4, The Chairmnn tntrodueed Item 40 "Selection of Permanent Career Staff", from the Professional Selection Panel? The Board disused the Paper with particular regard being paid to individuals who are already en duty with the Agency mnd with whom the Agency had made prior commitments? There was a feeling on the pert of sone merf,ers of the Bonrd that the paper did not make clear enough the feat thnt in Office Career Service Board should be in Rn advisory oapacity 9nly. to the Office Head concerned. It was also felt that Office Career SiRece Bawds shod be utilized to a greater extent in the initial ecreeninc and seleotien proem, It was aereed that the paper should hq moddied to correct these matters? The paper was accepted with the moulfleations dis*usseds, and it was agreed that it be forwarded to the Directer for his approvel in principle after which it should be implemented semultaneously with the lmunchine of the new Career Service System et e ;ipectfic date.to be determined in the future, .010100?44/41001P"'"w 0011 2/0 000 MU. .v.a. CONFIDENTIAL Approved For Release 2001/04/05 : CIA-RDP80-01826R000500170002-1 Approved For Rele se 2001/04/05 : CIA-RDP80-01826R000500170002-1 Security Information 5. In regard to the Restrictions and Obligations whioh were proposed in the Legislative Task Force Report, the Chairman read a memorandam from the Acting DWI, mr. Sheldonsin which he stated that the Assistant Directms in the Intelligence Area had agreed to concur in general in the proposal. The Croup felt that great emphasis should be placed on making clear the applieation of this principle. The Chairman proposed that when circulation of the pamphlet on Career Service. in C/A was accomplished that a questionnaire should also be sent out, explaining the principle of Restrictions and Obligations and wanting to know where each Agency employee stood in regard to them0 6. The definition of the Career Service was accepted as presented to the Board. 70. It was decided that the Report of the Junior Officer Task Force and the WOmenls Task Force Report would be the topics for discussion at the next meting on Monday, the 23rd of NoveMber0 8. Special Assistant to was netinated to bt the alternate for who will be unable to attend some .of the fubure meetings of the Board. 9. Mr. Heaston announced that his office had completed drafting proposed legisintion on five of the poiats in the Legislative Task Force Report. 10. The mecting was adjourned at 5:15 P.M. 30041.1 Ve ore Approved For Release 2001/04/05 : CIA-RDP80-01826R000500170002-1 25X1A9a 25X1A9a 25X1A9a