The Office of the Manager, National Communications
System (OMNCS) staff resources are organized into four divisions:
Technology and Programs, Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) with
the NCC, Plans and Resources, and Customer Service.
The OMNCS is responsible for:
- Providing the expertise for the planning,
implementing, administering, and maintenance of approved national
security and emergency preparedness (NS/EP) communications programs
and NCS baseline activities.
- Conducting technical studies, analyses, and
assessments pertaining to the effectiveness of NS/EP communications
programs and the effects of these programs on the Nation's critical
- Consulting with the Committee of Principals (COP),
the NCS Council of Representatives (COR), and the Presidentís
National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) on
issues pertaining to NS/EP telecommunications.
- Participating on Federal councils and boards, such
as the President's Critical Infrastructure Protection Board and the
National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC), that develop
telecommunications policies, standards, national initiatives, and
performing research on emerging technologies.
- Monitoring international emergency
telecommunications planning activities and offering assistance to
international emergency planning groups.
- Developing, planning, and implementing National
Communications System (NCS) strategic goals and objectives.
- Assisting individual NCS member organizations in
developing efficient cost- effective solutions to complex
communication/information requirements and resolutions to
organizational communication/information issues