Welcome to the Executive Secretariat
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Executive Secretariat (Exec Sec) serves the NIH Director and Principal Deputy Director by supporting their responsiveness, decision-making, meeting participation, and official records. Exec Sec analyzes, edits, and harmonizes information to and from leadership to ensure their decisions and communications are managed efficiently and accurately. Exec Sec uses SAAVI, a web-based application, to manage official correspondence and clearance assignments throughout NIH, and to create official records.
Executive Portfolio Services
Manages the NIH Director’s and Principal Deputy Director’s email correspondence, invitations, reports, and meeting and briefing materials, including authoring certain responses.
Executive Correspondence Operations
Manages all written communications and clearance requirements to, from, and on behalf of the NIH Director and Principal Deputy Director.
Records Management & Official Files
Manages the NIH Director’s and Principal Deputy Director’s official government records.