Office of Planning, Analysis, and Budget
Craig Prestenbach, Budget Officer and Chief
The Office of Planning, Analysis, and Budget (OPAB) is responsible for nationwide planning, analysis, and budgetary functions, including the integration of organizational performance measures into the budget process. OPAB:
- Contributes to and supports the development of the Department of the Interior's strategic plan;
- Performs trend analyses and modeling to identify changing national and regional needs; and analyzes policy proposals for new initiatives and modifications to existing programs;
- Carries out the formulation, presentation, execution, and analysis of OSMRE's budget; providing policy, central coordination, uniform budget procedures and controls; and manages OSMRE's interface with OMB and Congressional committees on appropriations and other budget-related matters, and
- Coordinates internal control and other program assessment reviews, in accordance with Executive Orders and Departmental initiatives, and monitors implementation of recommendations from evaluations and reports conducted internally and externally.