(a) The Administrator.
(1) The Administrator of APHIS formulates, directs, and supervises the execution of APHIS policies, programs, and activities.
(2) The Administrator is authorized to take any action authorized by law and deemed necessary to carry out APHIS functions. Delegations of authority by the Administrator and provisions for redelegations of authority are stated in § 371.11.
(b) The Associate Administrator. The Associate Administrator of APHIS shares responsibility with the Administrator for general direction and supervision of APHIS programs and activities. The Associate Administrator may act for the Administrator.