FY-10 LEGISLATIVE FELLOWS ELIGIBILITY AND APPLICATION PROCEDURES

RAAUZYUW RUEWMCS0000 0370129-UUUU-RUCRNAD.
ZNR UUUUU
R 060129Z FEB 09
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//
TO NAVADMIN
INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//
BT
UNCLAS//N01520//
NAVADMIN 045/09
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/FEB//
SUBJ/FY-10 LEGISLATIVE FELLOWS ELIGIBILITY AND APPLICATION PROCEDURES// 


REF/A/DOC/BUPERS/10APR07// 
REF/B/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/242326ZAPR07// 
NARR/REF A IS BUPERSINST 1560.21D, LEGISLATIVE FELLOWS PROGRAM.  REF B 
IS
NAVADMIN 103/07 REINSTATING THE OFFICER PHOTOGRAPH REQUIREMENT.// 
RMKS/1.  THE NAVY LEGISLATIVE FELLOWS PROGRAM PROMOTES A 
UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY FOR NAVY OFFICERS AND CIVILIANS TO BROADEN THEIR 
UNDERSTANDING OF THE OPERATION AND ORGANIZATION OF CONGRESS THROUGH 
A FULL-TIME ASSIGNMENT TO A MEMBER OF CONGRESS OR TO THE 
PROFESSIONAL STAFF OF A DEFENSE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE.  THE 
LEGISLATIVE FELLOWS PROGRAM ALSO ENHANCES THE NAVY'S ABILITY TO 
FULFILL ITS ROLE IN THE NATIONAL POLICY DEVELOPMENT PROCESS.
POTENTIAL FELLOWS MUST HAVE DEMONSTRATED SUSTAINED SUPERIOR 
PERFORMANCE AND POTENTIAL FOR FUTURE ASSIGNMENTS IN CRITICAL 
BILLETS.
2.  TO APPLY, SUBMIT APPLICATIONS PER REF A AND PROVIDE AN OFFICER 
PHOTOGRAPH, MEETING THE GUIDELINES OF REF B NLT 30 APRIL 2009.  
PARTICIPATION IS LIMITED TO SERVICE COLLEGE-ELIGIBLE UNRESTRICTED 
LINE OFFICERS, RESTRICTED LINE OFFICERS, AND STAFF OFFICERS ASSIGNED TO 
THE
PERMANENT GRADES OF LIEUTENANT, LIEUTENANT COMMANDER, AND COMMANDER.  
THE
SELECTION PROCESS WILL FOCUS ON INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCE, PROMOTION 
POTENTIAL,
ACADEMIC AND SUBSPECIALTY QUALIFICATIONS, NEEDS OF THE NAVY, AND
AVAILABILITY FOR FOLLOW-ON ASSIGNMENT.  OFFICERS TO WHOM PERMANENT 
CHANGE OF
STATION ORDERS HAVE BEEN ISSUED WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.  ELECTRONIC
SUBMISSIONS ARE ACCEPTABLE, PREFERABLY IN ONE PDF FILE, INCLUDING
APPLICATION AND PHOTOGRAPH.
3.  THIS IS A TWO/THREE YEAR PROGRAM FOR WHICH CAREER TIMING IS AN 
IMPORTANT CONSIDERATION.  ALL NAVY APPLICANTS MUST CONTACT THEIR 
DETAILER FOR COUNSELING ON THE CAREER IMPACT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE
LEGISLATIVE FELLOWS PROGRAM.  IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE NAVY
SELECTION BOARD, A WRITTEN/SIGNED STATEMENT FROM THE DETAILER MUST BE
INCLUDED IN THE NOMINATION PACKAGE.  SAMPLE STATEMENT IS AS 
FOLLOWS:  "I, (DETAILER RANK, NAME, AND TITLE), HAVE ADVISED 
(APPLICANT RANK, NAME) OF THE POTENTIAL CAREER IMPACT OF THIS 
PROGRAM."
4.  MILITARY APPLICANTS MAY VISIT THE BELOW WEBSITE FOR ADDITIONAL 
PROGRAM INFORMATION AND PERIODIC UPDATES ON THE STATUS OF THE 
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:
WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/CAREERINFO/EDUCATION/
FELLOWSHIPANDSERVICECOLLEGEPROGRAMS.HTM.
5.  UPON NOTIFICATION, SELECTEES MUST BE AVAILABLE TO REPORT TO 
WASHINGTON, DC, ON 9 NOVEMBER 2009 FOR AN ORIENTATION PROGRAM, 
FOLLOWED BY FULL-TIME ONE YEAR ASSIGNMENT TO A MEMBER OF CONGRESS OR 
THE
PROFESSIONAL STAFF OF A CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE.  DURING THE 
PERIOD OF THE FELLOWSHIP, OFFICERS WILL BE ASSIGNED TO THE OFFICE OF
LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE AND FITNESS REPORT PURPOSES.  
THE ONE YEAR FELLOWSHIP IS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWED BY A ONE YEAR 
(MINIMUM) UTILIZATION TOUR IN A LEGISLATIVE-RELATED ASSIGNMENT, 
TYPICALLY ON THE OPNAV, SECNAV, COCOM, JCS, OR OSD STAFFS.
6.  SENIOR CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES, FORMER GM/GS-13 (SENIOR YA/YC-2 OR 
YA/YC-3) AND ABOVE OR EQUIVALENT WHO ARE INTERESTED IN THE CAPITOL 
HILL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THEIR LOCAL 
CIVILIAN TRAINING OFFICER FOR INFORMATION ON SUBMISSION OF 
APPLICATIONS FOR THE FY-10 PROGRAM.  QUESTIONS CONCERNING NAVY 
DEPARTMENT CIVILIAN PARTICIPATION IN THE CAPITOL HILL FELLOWSHIP 
PROGRAM SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO MS. J. EVANS AT (202) 685-6493, OR 
EMAIL AT JANET.M.EVANS(AT)NAVY.MIL.  A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM 
MAY BE FOUND AT HTTP://GAI.GEORGETOWN.EDU/FELLOWSHIP.CFM.
7.  POINTS OF CONTACT:  
- NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND:  CDR PAM HOLLAND, PERS-440, AT (901) 
874-3616/DSN 882 OR EMAIL AT PAMELA.HOLLAND1(AT)NAVY.MIL.  
- OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS (OLA):  LCDR SCOTT SUOZZI AT 
(703) 697-5759/DSN 227 OR EMAIL AT SCOTT.SUOZZI(AT)NAVY.MIL.
8.  RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1.//
BT
#0000
NNNN



%d bloggers like this: