Policy and Interagency Collaboration - Office of Enterprise Integration (OEI)
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Office of Enterprise Integration (OEI)


Policy and Interagency Collaboration

Mission:  To lead VA’s policy management and interagency collaboration capabilities with Federal partners.

What We Do

Policy Analysis Services

  • Leads the Organizational Change and the Delegations of Authority Process.
  • Determines the impact of newly enacted legislation on VA policy.
  • Produces the Department’s Functional Organizational Manual.
  • Maintains the Department’s Organizational Hierarchy.
  • Supports the National Academy of Medicine Task Force.
  • Supports the Assistant Secretary in her role as certification authority for Enterprise-wide Directives, Handbooks, and Notices.

Interagency Collaboration Service

  • Leads the VA-DoD engagement strategy, oversight, and execution of priority joint initiatives through the Joint Executive Committee (JEC) and publishes the VA/DoD Joint Strategic Plan and Annual Joint Report in coordination with DoD.
  • Facilitates a VA-wide perspective in all VA-DoD collaboration activities and initiatives.
  • Serves as the interagency portal to assess and align interagency coordination and synchronization focused on DoL, USDA, IHS, HUD and HHS.
  • Collaborates across agencies and integrates across the enterprise to drive VA’s involvement with the National Resource Directory (NRD) and complete the execution of the Portfolio of Veterans Benefits (PVB) project.