Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees, 10231 [E8-3484]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 38 / Tuesday, February 26, 2008 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary of Defense Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees DoD. Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee. AGENCY: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, (5 U.S.C. Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.65, the Department of Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for the Defense Acquisition University Board of Visitors (hereafter referred to as the Board). The Board is a discretionary federal advisory committee established by the Secretary of Defense to provide the Department of Defense and the President of Defense Acquisition University independent advice and recommendations on organization management, curricula, methods of instruction, facilities and other matters of interest to Defense Acquisition University. The Board, in accomplishing its mission: (a) Practitioner training; (b) career management; (c) services to enable the Acquisition, Technology and Logistics community to make well informed business decisions; and (d) deliver timely and affordable capabilities to the warfighter. The Board shall be composed of not more than 16 members, who are distinguished members of the academia, business, and the defense industry. Board members appointed by the Secretary of Defense, who are not federal officers or employees, shall serve as Special Government Employees under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109. Board members shall be appointed on an annual basis by the Secretary of Defense, and the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology & Logistics) or designed representative shall select the Board’s Chairperson from the total Board membership. In addition, the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology & Logistics) shall be authorized to appoint, as required, non-voting consultants to provide technical expertise to the Board. Board members and consultants, if required, shall, with the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, serve without compensation. The Board shall be authorized to establish subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission, and these subcommittees or working groups shall operate under the provisions of the VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:29 Feb 25, 2008 Jkt 214001 Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976, and other appropriate federal regulations. Such subcommittees or workgroups shall not work independently of the chartered Board, and shall report all their recommendations and advice to the Board for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees or workgroups have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the chartered Board nor can they report directly to the Department of Defense or any federal officers or employees who are not Board members. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board shall meet at the call of the Board’s Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the Board’s chairperson. The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to DoD policy, shall be a full-time or permanent part-time DoD employee, and shall be appointed in accordance with established DoD policies and procedures. The Designated Federal Officer or duly appointed Alternate Designated Federal Officer shall attend all committee meetings and subcommittee meetings. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the Defense Acquisition University Board of Visitors membership about the Board’s mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda of planned meeting of the Defense Acquisition University Board of Visitors. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Defense Acquisition University Board of Visitors, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Defense Acquisition University Board of Visitor’s Designated Federal Officer can be obtained from the GSA’s FACA Database—https://www.fido.gov/ facadatabase/public.asp. The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.150, will announce planned meetings of the Defense Acquisition University Board of Visitors. The Designated Federal Officer, at that time, may provide additional guidance on the submission of written statements that are in response to the stated agenda for the planned meeting in question. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Deputy Committee Management Officer for the Department PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10231 of Defense, 703–601–2554, extension 128. Dated: February 19, 2008. L.M. Bynum, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E8–3484 Filed 2–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary of Defense Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees DoD. Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, (5 U.S.C. Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.65, the Department of Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for the Advisory Council on Dependents’ Education (hereafter referred to as the Council). The Council is a non-discretionary federal advisory committee established by the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness to provide the Department of Defense and the DoD’s overseas dependent schools independent advice and recommendations on general policies for the operation of the DoD overseas school system, provided information and insights from the Department of Education regarding educational programs and practices found to be effective, and advised the Director, DoDEA on the various studies and surveys conducted by and about DoDEA. The Council, in accomplishing its mission: (a) Improved the High School Initiative, a 5-year program objective to improve system-wide academic consistency; (b) improved the Special Education Initiative, a program objective to enhance services provided to DoD overseas school system students with special needs; (c) enhanced school counseling services, especially in military communities with high forward deployment rates; and (d) provided invaluable insights into effects on DoD dependent students and CONUS local educational authorities of the impending Global Defense Posture Realignment (GDPR) and the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) commission decisions. The Council shall be composed of not more than 16 members, who have demonstrated an interest in the field of E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary of Defense


Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees

AGENCY: DoD.

ACTION: Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee.

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SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 
1972, (5 U.S.C. Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine 
Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.65, the 
Department of Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for 
the Defense Acquisition University Board of Visitors (hereafter 
referred to as the Board).
    The Board is a discretionary federal advisory committee established 
by the Secretary of Defense to provide the Department of Defense and 
the President of Defense Acquisition University independent advice and 
recommendations on organization management, curricula, methods of 
instruction, facilities and other matters of interest to Defense 
Acquisition University. The Board, in accomplishing its mission: (a) 
Practitioner training; (b) career management; (c) services to enable 
the Acquisition, Technology and Logistics community to make well 
informed business decisions; and (d) deliver timely and affordable 
capabilities to the warfighter.
    The Board shall be composed of not more than 16 members, who are 
distinguished members of the academia, business, and the defense 
industry. Board members appointed by the Secretary of Defense, who are 
not federal officers or employees, shall serve as Special Government 
Employees under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109. Board members shall be 
appointed on an annual basis by the Secretary of Defense, and the Under 
Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology & Logistics) or designed 
representative shall select the Board's Chairperson from the total 
Board membership. In addition, the Under Secretary of Defense 
(Acquisition, Technology & Logistics) shall be authorized to appoint, 
as required, non-voting consultants to provide technical expertise to 
the Board.
    Board members and consultants, if required, shall, with the 
exception of travel and per diem for official travel, serve without 
compensation.
    The Board shall be authorized to establish subcommittees, as 
necessary and consistent with its mission, and these subcommittees or 
working groups shall operate under the provisions of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Government in the Sunshine Act of 
1976, and other appropriate federal regulations.
    Such subcommittees or workgroups shall not work independently of 
the chartered Board, and shall report all their recommendations and 
advice to the Board for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees 
or workgroups have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the 
chartered Board nor can they report directly to the Department of 
Defense or any federal officers or employees who are not Board members.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board shall meet at the call of the 
Board's Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the Board's 
chairperson. The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to DoD policy, 
shall be a full-time or permanent part-time DoD employee, and shall be 
appointed in accordance with established DoD policies and procedures. 
The Designated Federal Officer or duly appointed Alternate Designated 
Federal Officer shall attend all committee meetings and subcommittee 
meetings.
    Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140, the public or 
interested organizations may submit written statements to the Defense 
Acquisition University Board of Visitors membership about the Board's 
mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time 
or in response to the stated agenda of planned meeting of the Defense 
Acquisition University Board of Visitors.
    All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal 
Officer for the Defense Acquisition University Board of Visitors, and 
this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to 
the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the 
Defense Acquisition University Board of Visitor's Designated Federal 
Officer can be obtained from the GSA's FACA Database--https://
www.fido.gov/facadatabase/public.asp.
    The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.150, will 
announce planned meetings of the Defense Acquisition University Board 
of Visitors. The Designated Federal Officer, at that time, may provide 
additional guidance on the submission of written statements that are in 
response to the stated agenda for the planned meeting in question.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Deputy Committee 
Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703-601-2554, 
extension 128.

     Dated: February 19, 2008.
L.M. Bynum,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. E8-3484 Filed 2-25-08; 8:45 am]
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