Enclosure (8) to COMDTINST 5354.6A
TECHNICAL ADVISORY GROUP
A Technical Advisory Group (TAG) shall be established which includes representatives of all
stakeholders. The TAG decides which Coast Guard representative will assume its chair, which
will rotate as agreed among the members. The chairperson shall call meetings as needed.
Routine communications shall include at least the contractor's quarterly and annual reports.
Commandant (G-WP), Director of Personnel Management.
Commandant (G-H), Assistant Commandant for Civil Rights.
Commandant (G-WPM), Office of Military Personnel.
Commandant (G-WTL), Office of Leadership and Career Development, Reserve and
Commandant (G-ACS), General Contract Division, Office of Acquisition (Contracting
Officer (KO) and Contract Administrator).
Director, CG Recruiting Center (COTR and Advertising). When appropriate, CGRC may
include a representative of the Coast Guard's advertising agency to suggest and advise, but
the agency will not participate in the TAG's decisions.
Director of Admissions, USCG Academy.
The TAG evaluates program performance annually.
The TAG will consider how accomplishments matched expectations, contractual
compliance, funding versus usage, and continuing need for the program.
The TAG shall clearly recommend whether the program should continue and
Commandant (G-ACS) should exercise another option year on the contract. This
recommendation is due to Commandant (G-ACS) by 20 July. The KO may modify the
recommendation due date and may require two recommendations (preliminary and final)
from the TAG.
The panel may also recommend changes to the contract.
The TAG may obtain appropriate comments and advice from the contractor representing both
its and the HBCUs' and MIs' concerns.