directing agency

See: patronage
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After directing agency staff to spend over a years worth of time, effort, and taxpayer money to look at the impacts to waterways from the massive Mountain Valley Pipeline, theyve passed the buck to the federal government knowing full well that the pipeline wont get the thorough review such a massive project deserves.
PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar then took PNA to task, issuing a memo directing agency officials 'to explain in writing why they should not be held liable for any administrative charges.
Award-winning creative ambassador David Aylesbury previously based in Scotland, has been appointed as creative director to oversee the agency's advertising portfolio, directing agency teams on client work and new business.
A number of additional laws have been enacted in recent years directing agency heads to designate senior officials as focal points with overall responsibility for privacy.