Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans; Notice of Meeting, 11468 [08-922]

Download as PDF 11468 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 42 / Monday, March 3, 2008 / Notices using genetic information to optimize clinical care of veterans and to enhance the study and development of diagnostic tests and treatments for diseases of particular relevance to veterans. Dated: February 22, 2008. By Direction of the Secretary. E. Philip Riggin, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 08–910 Filed 2–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–M DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans; Notice of Meeting rmajette on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Public Law 92–463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans will be held on March 31–April 3, 2008 at the following locations: Fayetteville, Salisbury, and Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The sessions will be open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary on the administration of VA benefits and services to minority veterans, to assess the needs of minority veterans and to evaluate whether VA compensation, medical and rehabilitation services, outreach, and other programs are meeting those needs. The Committee will make recommendations to the Secretary regarding such activities. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:33 Feb 29, 2008 Jkt 214001 On March 31, 2008, the Committee will meet from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the Fayetteville VA Medical Center (VAMC), 2300 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, North Carolina. The Committee will hold panel discussions with key staff members from the VAMC and with local Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs) on services and benefits delivery challenges, successes, and concerns affecting Fayetteville area veterans. Additionally, the Committee will hold a town hall meeting at the Holiday Inn I-95 located at 1944 Cedar Creek Road in Fayetteville beginning at 6:30 p.m. On April 1, 2008, the Committee will meet from 9 am. to 12 noon at the Womack Army Medical Center (AMC) located in Building 4–2817 at Ft. Bragg for a briefing from the Womack AMC leadership, a tour of the facility, and to visit with patients. Following this visit, the Committee will depart for the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina to meet with tribal representatives at 2709 Union Chapel Road, Pembroke, North Carolina from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. On April 2, 2008, the Committee will meet from 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Salisbury National Cemetery, 501 Statesville Blvd, Salisbury, North Carolina for a tour and briefing. The Committee will then depart at 12:45 p.m. for Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The Committee will meet from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Winston-Salem VA Regional Office at the Federal Building, 251 North Main Street, in WinstonSalem. The Committee will hold discussions with key staff members from the Winston-Salem VA Regional PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Office on services and benefits, delivery challenges, and successes. Additionally, the Committee will hold a second town hall meeting at the Winston-Salem Marriott (460 N. Cherry Street) beginning at 6:30 p.m. to hear comments from the Winston-Salem area veterans. The town hall meeting will adjourn at 8:30 p.m. On April 3, 2008, the Committee will meet from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Holiday Inn I-95, Conference Room Section III, 1944 Cedar Creek Road, Fayetteville, North Carolina. The Committee will conduct an exit briefing with each of the VA teams involved in the Committee’s activities on March 31– April 2. The Committee will also work on its annual report. The Committee will accept written comments from interested members of the public on issues outlined in the meeting agenda, as well as other issues affecting minority veterans. Such comments should be referred to the Committee at the following address: Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans, Center for Minority Veterans (00M), U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. For additional information about the meeting, please contact Ms. Juanita Mullen or Mr. Ronald Sagudan at (202) 461–6191. Dated: February 27, 2008. By Direction of the Secretary. E. Philip Riggin, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 08–922 Filed 2–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–M E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans; Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the 
Public Law 92-463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that a meeting of 
the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans will be held on March 31-
April 3, 2008 at the following locations: Fayetteville, Salisbury, and 
Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The sessions will be open to the public.
    The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary on the 
administration of VA benefits and services to minority veterans, to 
assess the needs of minority veterans and to evaluate whether VA 
compensation, medical and rehabilitation services, outreach, and other 
programs are meeting those needs. The Committee will make 
recommendations to the Secretary regarding such activities.
    On March 31, 2008, the Committee will meet from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. 
at the Fayetteville VA Medical Center (VAMC), 2300 Ramsey Street, 
Fayetteville, North Carolina. The Committee will hold panel discussions 
with key staff members from the VAMC and with local Veterans Service 
Organizations (VSOs) on services and benefits delivery challenges, 
successes, and concerns affecting Fayetteville area veterans. 
Additionally, the Committee will hold a town hall meeting at the 
Holiday Inn I-95 located at 1944 Cedar Creek Road in Fayetteville 
beginning at 6:30 p.m.
    On April 1, 2008, the Committee will meet from 9 am. to 12 noon at 
the Womack Army Medical Center (AMC) located in Building 4-2817 at Ft. 
Bragg for a briefing from the Womack AMC leadership, a tour of the 
facility, and to visit with patients. Following this visit, the 
Committee will depart for the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina to meet 
with tribal representatives at 2709 Union Chapel Road, Pembroke, North 
Carolina from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    On April 2, 2008, the Committee will meet from 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 
p.m. at the Salisbury National Cemetery, 501 Statesville Blvd, 
Salisbury, North Carolina for a tour and briefing. The Committee will 
then depart at 12:45 p.m. for Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The 
Committee will meet from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Winston-Salem VA 
Regional Office at the Federal Building, 251 North Main Street, in 
Winston-Salem. The Committee will hold discussions with key staff 
members from the Winston-Salem VA Regional Office on services and 
benefits, delivery challenges, and successes. Additionally, the 
Committee will hold a second town hall meeting at the Winston-Salem 
Marriott (460 N. Cherry Street) beginning at 6:30 p.m. to hear comments 
from the Winston-Salem area veterans. The town hall meeting will 
adjourn at 8:30 p.m.
    On April 3, 2008, the Committee will meet from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 
the Holiday Inn I-95, Conference Room Section III, 1944 Cedar Creek 
Road, Fayetteville, North Carolina. The Committee will conduct an exit 
briefing with each of the VA teams involved in the Committee's 
activities on March 31-April 2. The Committee will also work on its 
annual report.
    The Committee will accept written comments from interested members 
of the public on issues outlined in the meeting agenda, as well as 
other issues affecting minority veterans. Such comments should be 
referred to the Committee at the following address: Advisory Committee 
on Minority Veterans, Center for Minority Veterans (00M), U.S. 
Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 
20420.
    For additional information about the meeting, please contact Ms. 
Juanita Mullen or Mr. Ronald Sagudan at (202) 461-6191.

    Dated: February 27, 2008.

    By Direction of the Secretary.
E. Philip Riggin,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 08-922 Filed 2-29-08; 8:45 am]
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