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

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Decision Maker

The person or group of people that handles the request for accommodation is the decision maker. The first-line supervisor, the Bureau - Independent Office (B - IO). director, or the Disability Review Committee (DRC) is the decision maker for requests from employees for a reasonable accommodation. The human resources specialist in the Office of Human Resources is the decision maker for requests from applicants for reasonable accommodation.

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