ADS Chapter 102

Speeches Shim

Agency Organization

Functional Series 100 – Agency Organization and Legal Affairs

Full Revision Date: 06/27/2017
Responsible Office: HCTM/PPSM/WPP
File Name: 102_062717


The purpose of this ADS chapter is to establish parameter-setting policies for USAID’s organization structure and to define and describe the nomenclature used to identify organization levels and structures. The chapter defines the policies for establishing and changing USAID organization units consistent with the reengineering principles of managing for results, customer focus, teamwork and participation, empowerment and accountability, and valuing diversity. It also describes USAID's organization coding and abbreviation systems.