Planning and Performance Directorate
Strategic Initiative Documents
(Documents are available for download)
Evergreen NACON 2012 Report
At NACON 2012, The Planning and Performance Directorate held a workshop for on the DCOs, ANACOs, DCoS, DIR and DIR-ds to further discuss the four top items identified from the NTRAIN 2012 brief “Signposts for the Future of the Coast Guard”. The participants identified two common themes across the four discussion topics - succession planning and meeting commitments. There was universal agreement that addressing both of these is critical to the organization. This report summarizes the results of the workshop.
NTRAIN 2012 Evergreen Report
At NTRAIN 2012, CDR André Billeaudeaux, from the Coast Guard Enterprise Strategic Management and Doctrine Directorate (CG-095), presented the Coast Guard Evergreen brief “Signposts for the Future of the Coast Guard” to the District Commodores and their Chiefs of Staff, the Assistant National Commodores, and the Directorate Chiefs and their Deputies. This short report summarizes their thoughts and comments on the presentation points (Signposts) and how they apply to the Auxiliary.
Becoming More Strategic
“Becoming More Strategic” contains three articles, taken from the "McKinsey Report", that deal with the desirability to have the senior executives in commercial enterprise become more strategic to have their businesses thrive. The information they contain was written for business executives but is equally applicable for the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. This document has been adopted for the ASOC curriculum.
Auxiliary University Program
This Auxiliary University Program document is a one page Q&A that should answer most initial questions that may arise from either Coast Guard units or flotillas and divisions about the program, where to go to find out more information and how to start engaging with students, colleges and universities that might be interested in starting a unit.
Boating Assets Survey Results
A Study of Coast Guard Auxiliary Boating Assets has been completed. This report summarizes the results of the survey.
Scenario Planning Project: Public Education – Analysis of workshop results
At NTRAIN 2011, Auxiliary leaders participated in a workshop that had them take a hard look at the Auxiliary’s public education program and make strategic recommendations for reversing the decline in Auxiliary delivered public education. This report summarizes the results of the workshop.
NTRAIN 2010 Evergreen Report
At NTRAIN 2010, the Deputy National Commodores, Assistant National Commodores, District Commodores and their Chiefs of Staff, and the Directorate Chiefs and their Deputies participated in a strategy session led by CDR Joe DuFresne of the U.S. Coast Guard Office of Strategic Analysis (CG-0951). This report summarizes the outcomes of the NTRAIN 2010 Evergreen session, including recommendations and next steps.
Auxiliary NTRAIN 2010 Strategy final slides
Slide deck, including participant comments, from CDR DuFresne’s session at NTRAIN.
Evergreen 2009 Report
At the August 2009 National Conference,District Commodores and District Chiefs of Staff prioritized the nine strategies that resulted from the January 2009 Evergreen scenario workshop. That work was further refined at the October 2009 Auxiliary All Flags meeting. This report summarizes the results of both meetings.
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Evergreen Summary
This document summarizes the results of the Coast Guard Auxiliarys first ever Evergreen Workshop held in January, 2009 in which 60-plus field and staff senior officers responded to five world scenarios. It includes the nine robust strategies that were identified as critical for the Auxiliary to be able to weather the wide variety of potential future conditions, as well as key insights gathered during the scenario process.
Scenario Planning Project: MELTDOWN - Analysis of workshop results
In August 2008, 60 Auxiliary senior and executive leaders participated in a scenario-planning workshop that anticipated the economic downturn and sought strategies to deal with the decline in the recreational boating safety industry and what it would mean to the Auxiliary. This report summarizes the nine core action strategies resulting from that workshop.
Can the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary survive in the 21st Century?
This document explores how changing generational attitudes affect the Auxiliary as an all-volunteer organization.
Creating and Sustaining Strategic
Intent in the U.S. Coast Guard
This document details the purpose and process of the Coast Guards Evergreen program.