The Honorable John T. Conway
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
Dear Mr. Chairman:
This letter reports the completion of Commitment 4.4.3 of the Department’s Implementation Plan for Software Quality Assurance (SQA) in response to Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board Recommendation 2002-l. Commitment 4.4.3 states that the Department will:
“Establish relationships and actively participate with outside groups, organizations, companies, and agencies that have an interest in SQA that is similar to that being addressed by this Implementation Plan. This participation will assist the Department in benchmarking, research and development, and sharing of lessons learned and new technologies.”
The enclosed report documents the completion of Commitment 4.4.3 and summarizes ongoing activities resulting from commitment actions.
Questions concerning this commitment may be directed to Chip Lagdon at (301) 903-4218 or me at (301) 903-8008.
Frank B. Russo
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Office of Corporate Performance Assessment
cc: Beverly A. Cook, EH-1
Mark B. Whitaker, DR-1
Chip Lagdon, EH-3 1