"Gary Reisner serves as the NMFS Chief Financial Officer responsible for advising the Assistant Administrator and agency leadership on the agency-wide objectives, measures of accomplishment, and the distribution of resources among the agency's management units. In addition to these planning and monitoring elements, he oversees the Office of Management and Budget, which provides for the agency's administrative processes, budget formulation and execution, strategic planning, performance management and oversight, facility and safety management, grants coordination, audit coordination and oversight development, human resource management, and loan financing services. Prior to his current position, he worked at the White House Office of Management and Budget where he oversaw policy and program development of the NOAA budget and the performance of the Commerce Department under the President's Management Agenda. He brings experience in developing and implementing government-wide natural resources initiatives including Lands Legacy and the Conservation Spending Category, recommendations of former President Bush's Task Force on Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Development, and guiding development and review of the first Interior Department Strategic Plan. Mr. Reisner has a Masters of Science degree in natural resource economics and over twenty years of Federal service devoted to advancing public policy on natural resource management, and related science. He has been involved with and a supporter of research that fosters economic and politically feasible solutions to many of the Nation's environmental and management conflicts.
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