Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees, 10231-10232 [E8-3485]

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 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 10232 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 38 / Tuesday, February 26, 2008 / Notices primary or secondary education. Council 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. Council members shall be appointed on an annual basis by the Secretary of Defense. In addition, the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Education or their designated representative shall serve as the Council’s co-chair. Individuals appointed to the Council from professional employee organizations shall be individuals designated by those organizations. Council members and consultants, if required, shall be entitled to compensation at the daily equivalent of the rate specified at the time of such service for level IV of the Executive Services under 5 U.S.C. 5315. Council members shall be entitled to compensation for travel and per diem for official travel. The Council 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 Council, and shall report all their recommendations and advice to the Council for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees or workgroups have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the chartered Council nor can they report directly to the Department of Defense or any federal officers or employees who are not Council members. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council shall meet at the call of the Council’s Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the Council’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 Advisory Council on Dependents’ Education membership about the Council’s mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:29 Feb 25, 2008 Jkt 214001 the stated agenda of planned meeting of the Advisory Council on Dependents’ Education. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Advisory Council on Dependents’ Education, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Advisory Council on Dependents’ Education’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 Advisory Council on Dependents’ Education. 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. E8–3485 Filed 2–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Notice of Public Meetings for the Supplement to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/ OEIS) for a Proposal To Enhance Training, Testing, and Operational Capability Within the Hawaii Range Complex (HRC) Department of the Navy, DoD. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 and regulations implemented by the Council on Environmental Quality (40 CFR Parts 1500–1508), and Presidential Executive Order 12114, the Department of the Navy (Navy) prepared and filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on February 15, 2008, a Supplement to the Draft EIS/OEIS for a Proposal to Enhance Training, Testing, and Operational Capability within the HRC. The Supplement to the Draft EIS/OEIS PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 evaluates the potential for behavioral harassment of marine mammals incidental to the use of mid-frequency active sonar during Navy training and testing within the HRC. The methodology used in the Supplement is a modification of the methodology previously used in the Draft EIS/OEIS. The Supplement to the Draft EIS/OEIS also addresses a change in the number of sonar hours for each of the alternatives and the potential effects of an additional alternative. A Notice of Intent for the Supplement to the Draft EIS/OEIS was published in the Federal Register on January 17, 2008 (73 FR 3242). The Navy will conduct four public meetings to received oral and written comments on the Supplement to the Draft EIS/OEIS. Federal agencies, State agencies, and interested individuals are invited to be present or represented at the public meetings. This notice announces the dates and locations of public meetings for the Supplement to the Draft EIS/OEIS. Dates and Addresses: Information sessions and receipt of public comments will be held at each of the locations listed below between 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The information sessions will allow individuals to review the Supplement to the Draft EIS/OEIS in an open house format. Navy and NMFS representatives will be available during the information sessions to clarify information related to the Supplement to the Draft EIS/OEIS. Oral comments from the public will also be taken during the session. Public meetings will be held on the following dates and at the following locations in Hawaii: 1. March 13, 2008 at the Kauai Community College Cafeteria, 3–1901 Kaumualii Highway, Lihue, Kauai; 2. March 14, 2008 at Maui Waena Intermediate School 795 Onehee Avenue, Kahului, Maui; 3. March 17, 2008 at Disabled American Veterans Hall 2685 North Nimitz Highway, Honolulu, Oahu; 4. March 18, 2008, Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, 71 Banyan Drive, Hilo, Hawaii. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Public Affairs Officer, Pacific Missile Range Facility, P.O. Box 128, Kekaha, Kauai, Hawaii, 96752–0128, ATTN: HRC EIS/OEIS, voice mail 1–866–767– 3347, facsimile 808–335–4520. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Navy previously conducted public hearings on the Draft EIS/OEIS in August 2007 following publication of the Notice of Availability in the Federal Register on July 27, 2007 (72 FR 41324). Since the publication of the Draft EIS/OEIS, Navy, in coordination with NMFS, has E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 38 (Tuesday, February 26, 2008)]
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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 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

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primary or secondary education. Council 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. Council members shall be appointed on an annual basis by the 
Secretary of Defense. In addition, the Secretary of Defense and the 
Secretary of Education or their designated representative shall serve 
as the Council's co-chair.
    Individuals appointed to the Council from professional employee 
organizations shall be individuals designated by those organizations. 
Council members and consultants, if required, shall be entitled to 
compensation at the daily equivalent of the rate specified at the time 
of such service for level IV of the Executive Services under 5 U.S.C. 
5315. Council members shall be entitled to compensation for travel and 
per diem for official travel.
    The Council 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 Council, and shall report all their recommendations and 
advice to the Council for full deliberation and discussion. 
Subcommittees or workgroups have no authority to make decisions on 
behalf of the chartered Council nor can they report directly to the 
Department of Defense or any federal officers or employees who are not 
Council members.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council shall meet at the call of the 
Council's Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the 
Council'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 Advisory 
Council on Dependents' Education membership about the Council's mission 
and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in 
response to the stated agenda of planned meeting of the Advisory 
Council on Dependents' Education.
    All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal 
Officer for the Advisory Council on Dependents' Education, and this 
individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the 
membership for their consideration. Contact information for the 
Advisory Council on Dependents' Education'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 Advisory Council on Dependents' 
Education. 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. E8-3485 Filed 2-25-08; 8:45 am]
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