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Small Agency Human Resources Council (SAHRC)


The Small Agency Council is the voluntary management association of sub-Cabinet, independent Federal agencies. Established in 1986, the Council represents about 80 small agencies.

While a typical Cabinet-level Department may have tens of thousands of employees, a "small agency" generally has less than 6,000 employees. Most Council members represent an agency that has fewer than 500 staff. Altogether, however, these agencies in the Council employ about 50,000 Federal workers and manage many billions of dollars.

The Small Agency HR Council supports these employees by working with OPM and the CHCO Council on the various Government-wide priorities. Vicki Barber is the liasion between the SAHRC and the CHCO Council. If you would like to be a part of the SAHRC please contact Vicki at

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