National Security Council Deputies Committee
The National Security Council Deputies Committee (DC) is a committee of the United States National Security Council and the senior sub-Cabinet interagency forum for consideration of national security policy issues by the United States Government.
The Deputies Committee is responsible for reviewing and monitoring the interagency national security process including for establishing and directing the Policy Coordination Committees. The Deputies Committee is convened and chaired by the Deputy National Security Advisor or the Deputy Homeland Security Advisor.
According to National Security Presidential Memorandum (NSPM-4) of April 2017, regular members of the Deputies Committee are:
- Deputy National Security Advisor (Chair)
- Deputy Homeland Security Advisor
- Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategy
- Deputy Secretary of State
- Deputy Secretary of the Treasury
- Deputy Secretary of Defense
- Deputy Attorney General
- Deputy Secretary of Energy
- Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security
- Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget
- Deputy Director of National Intelligence
- Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
- National Security Advisor to the Vice President
- Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development
- Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
Invitations to participant in or attend specific meetings are extended to Deputy or Under Secretary level of executive departments and agencies and to other senior officials when relevant issues are discussed. The Executive Secretary and the Deputy White House Counsel also attend. The relevant Senior Director on the National Security Council staff is also invited to attend when relevant.
- NSPD-1 - Organization of the National Security Council System, 13 February, 2001
- Presidential Memorandum Organization of the National Security Council and the Homeland Security Council
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