Who typically drafts final decisions on appellate cases adjudicated by this office?:
If "Other/Varies by Case," please describe:
The NAD Director is assisted in his/her appellate duties by a Supervisory Appeals Officer and Appeals Officers who, among other duties, research and draft written determinations.
If "Yes," please specify these time limit(s):
The NAD Director (or delegee) is required to issue final determination or remand decision not later than 10 business days for agency appeals or not later than 30 business days for appeals by private parties. (7 CFR 11.9(a)).