HomeResourcesUSAID ADS Glossary

Glossary of Terms Used for USAID's Automated Directives System (ADS) - Updated 07/15/2011 Partial Revision

There are 2058 entries in this glossary.
Search for glossary terms (regular expression allowed)
Begins with Contains Exact term Sounds like
0-9 All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X
Term Definition
Deciding Official

The designee authorized by the agency head to impose suspension and - or debarment, for USAID it is the Procurement Executive - Assistance Executive. This is the same as Debarring official and Suspending official in FAR 9.4 (USAID Automated Directives System - ADS - Chapter 313) (See 3 FAM 4310 (Old 3 FAM 761.2) for definition that applies to 485) (USAID Automated Directives System - ADS - Chapter 485). Management official authorized to render Agency decisions on proposed disciplinary and adverse actions (USAID Automated Directives System - ADS - Chapter 487).

Glossary 2.7 uses technologies including PHP and SQL