Federal Advisory Committee; Defense Science Board; Charter Renewal, 22753-22754 [2010-10126]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 83 / Friday, April 30, 2010 / Notices Dated: April 27, 2010. Mitchell S. Bryman, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2010–10127 Filed 4–29–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Federal Advisory Committee; Defense Science Board; Charter Renewal Department of Defense (DoD). Renewal of Federal advisory committee. AGENCY: wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES_PART 1 ACTION: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, (5 U.S.C. Appendix), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b), and 41 CFR 102– 3.50, the Department of Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for the Defense Science Board (hereafter referred to as the Board). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–601–6128. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board is a discretionary Federal advisory committee that shall provide independent advice and recommendations on matters relating to the Department of Defense’s scientific and technical enterprise. The Board shall provide the Secretary of Defense; the Deputy Secretary of Defense; the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics; the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and; as requested, other Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Principal Staff Assistants, the Secretaries of the Military Departments, and the Commanders of the Combatant Commands, independent advice and recommendations on scientific, technical, manufacturing, acquisition process, and other matters of special interest to the Department of Defense. The Board is not established to advise on individual DoD procurements, but instead shall be concerned with the pressing and complex technology problems facing the Department of Defense in such areas as research, engineering, and manufacturing, and will ensure the identification of new technologies and new applications of technology in those areas to strengthen national security. No matter shall be assigned to the Board for its consideration that would require any Board Member to participate personally and substantially in the VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:41 Apr 29, 2010 Jkt 220001 conduct of any specific procurement or place him or her in the position of acting as a contracting or procurement official. The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics shall be authorized to act upon the advice and recommendations of the Board. The Board shall be composed of not more than 45 members and not more than 12 Senior Fellow members, who are eminent authorities in the fields of scientific, technical, manufacturing, acquisition process, and other matters of special interest to the Department of Defense. The Board members shall be appointed by the Secretary of Defense, and their appointments will be renewed on an annual basis. Those members, who are not full-time or permanent parttime Federal officers or employees, shall be appointed as experts and consultants under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109, and serve as special government employees. Members may be appointed for terms ranging from one to four years. Such appointments will normally be staggered among the Board membership to ensure an orderly turnover in the Board’s overall composition on a periodic basis. With the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, they shall normally serve without compensation, unless the Secretary of Defense authorizes compensation for a particular member(s). The Secretary of Defense, based upon the recommendation of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, shall appoint the Board’s Chairperson. The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics shall appoint the Vice Chairperson. The Board Chairman and Vice Chairman shall serve two-year terms and, with the Secretary of Defense’s approval, may serve additional terms. The Secretary of Defense may invite other distinguished U.S. Government officers to serve as non-voting observers, and the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics may invite chairpersons from other DoD-supported federal advisory committees to serve as non-voting observers. The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics may appoint experts and consultants, with special expertise, to assist the Board on an ad hoc basis. These experts and consultants, if not full-time or part time government employees, shall be appointed under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109, shall serve as special PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22753 government employees, shall be appointed on an intermittent basis to work specific Board-related efforts, and shall have no voting rights. Non-voting observers and those nonvoting experts and consultants appointed by the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics shall not count toward the Board’s total membership. With DoD approval, the Board is authorized to establish subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission. 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 (5 U.S.C. 552b), and other appropriate Federal statutes and 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. Subcommittee members, who are not Board members, shall be appointed in the same manner as the Board members. The Board shall meet at the call of the Board’s Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the Chairperson. The estimated number of Board meetings is four per year. The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to DoD policy, shall be a fulltime or permanent part-time DoD employee, and shall be appointed in accordance with established DoD policies and procedures. In addition, the Designated Federal Officer is required to be in attendance at all meetings; however, in the absence of the Designated Federal Officer, the Alternate Designated Federal Officer shall attend the meeting. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the Defense Science Board’s 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 Defense Science Board. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Defense Science Board, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Defense E:\FR\FM\30APN1.SGM 30APN1 22754 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 83 / Friday, April 30, 2010 / Notices Science Board 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 Science Board. 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. Dated: April 27, 2010. Mitchell S. Bryman, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2010–10126 Filed 4–29–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Federal Advisory Committee; Chief of Engineers Environmental Advisory Board; Charter Renewal Department of Defense (DoD). Renewal of Federal advisory committee. AGENCY: wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES_PART 1 ACTION: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, (5 U.S.C. Appendix), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b), and 41 CFR 102– 3.50, the Department of Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for the Chief of Engineers Environmental Advisory Board (hereafter referred to as the Board). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–601–6128. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board is a discretionary Federal advisory committee that shall provide independent advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Defense, through the Secretary of the Army, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), and the Chief of Engineers (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) on matters relating to environmental issues facing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Secretary of the Army may act upon the Board’s advice and recommendations. The Board shall be comprised of not more than ten members, who are eminent authorities in the fields of natural (e.g. biological, ecological), social (e.g. anthropologist, community planner) and related sciences. VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:41 Apr 29, 2010 Jkt 220001 Board Members appointed by the Secretary of Defense, who are not fulltime Federal officers or employees, shall be appointed under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109, and serve as special government employees. Board members shall be appointed for two-year terms by the Secretary of Defense, with annual reappointments, and shall serve no more than four consecutive years on the Board. The Board membership shall elect the Board’s Chairperson from the total membership. Board members shall, with the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, serve without compensation. With DoD approval, the Board is authorized to establish subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission. 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 (5 U.S.C. 552b), and other appropriate Federal statutes and 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. Subcommittee members, who are not Board members, shall be appointed in the same manner as the Board members. The Board shall meet at the call of the Board’s Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the Chairperson. The estimated number of Board meetings is two per year. The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to DoD policy, shall be a fulltime or permanent part-time DoD employee, and shall be appointed in accordance with established DoD policies and procedures. In addition, the Designated Federal Officer is required to be in attendance at all meetings; however, in the absence of the Designated Federal Officer, the Alternate Designated Federal Officer shall attend the meeting. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the Chief of Engineers Environmental Advisory Board’s 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 PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 of Chief of Engineers Environmental Advisory Board. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Chief of Engineers Environmental Advisory Board, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Chief of Engineers Environmental Advisory Board 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 Chief of Engineers Environmental Advisory Board. 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. Dated: April 27, 2010. Mitchell S. Bryman, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2010–10125 Filed 4–29–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Federal Advisory Committee; Department of Defense Board of Actuaries; Charter Renewal Department of Defense (DoD). Renewal of Federal advisory committee. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of 10 U.S.C. 183, the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, (5 U.S.C. Appendix), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.50, the Department of Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for the Department of Defense Board of Actuaries (hereafter referred to as the Board). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–601–6128. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board is a non-discretionary Federal advisory committee that shall provide independent advice and recommendations on matters relating to the Department of Defense Military Retirement Fund, the Department of Defense Education Benefits Fund and E:\FR\FM\30APN1.SGM 30APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 83 (Friday, April 30, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 22753-22754]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-10126]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Federal Advisory Committee; Defense Science Board; Charter 
Renewal

AGENCY: Department of Defense (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), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 
(5 U.S.C. 552b), and 41 CFR 102-3.50, the Department of Defense gives 
notice that it is renewing the charter for the Defense Science Board 
(hereafter referred to as the Board).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Deputy Advisory Committee 
Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703-601-6128.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board is a discretionary Federal 
advisory committee that shall provide independent advice and 
recommendations on matters relating to the Department of Defense's 
scientific and technical enterprise.
    The Board shall provide the Secretary of Defense; the Deputy 
Secretary of Defense; the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, 
Technology and Logistics; the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff 
and; as requested, other Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) 
Principal Staff Assistants, the Secretaries of the Military 
Departments, and the Commanders of the Combatant Commands, independent 
advice and recommendations on scientific, technical, manufacturing, 
acquisition process, and other matters of special interest to the 
Department of Defense.
    The Board is not established to advise on individual DoD 
procurements, but instead shall be concerned with the pressing and 
complex technology problems facing the Department of Defense in such 
areas as research, engineering, and manufacturing, and will ensure the 
identification of new technologies and new applications of technology 
in those areas to strengthen national security.
    No matter shall be assigned to the Board for its consideration that 
would require any Board Member to participate personally and 
substantially in the conduct of any specific procurement or place him 
or her in the position of acting as a contracting or procurement 
official.
    The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and 
Logistics shall be authorized to act upon the advice and 
recommendations of the Board.
    The Board shall be composed of not more than 45 members and not 
more than 12 Senior Fellow members, who are eminent authorities in the 
fields of scientific, technical, manufacturing, acquisition process, 
and other matters of special interest to the Department of Defense.
    The Board members shall be appointed by the Secretary of Defense, 
and their appointments will be renewed on an annual basis. Those 
members, who are not full-time or permanent part-time Federal officers 
or employees, shall be appointed as experts and consultants under the 
authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109, and serve as special government employees.
    Members may be appointed for terms ranging from one to four years. 
Such appointments will normally be staggered among the Board membership 
to ensure an orderly turnover in the Board's overall composition on a 
periodic basis. With the exception of travel and per diem for official 
travel, they shall normally serve without compensation, unless the 
Secretary of Defense authorizes compensation for a particular 
member(s).
    The Secretary of Defense, based upon the recommendation of the 
Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, 
shall appoint the Board's Chairperson. The Under Secretary of Defense 
for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics shall appoint the Vice 
Chairperson. The Board Chairman and Vice Chairman shall serve two-year 
terms and, with the Secretary of Defense's approval, may serve 
additional terms.
    The Secretary of Defense may invite other distinguished U.S. 
Government officers to serve as non-voting observers, and the Under 
Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics may 
invite chairpersons from other DoD-supported federal advisory 
committees to serve as non-voting observers.
    The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and 
Logistics may appoint experts and consultants, with special expertise, 
to assist the Board on an ad hoc basis. These experts and consultants, 
if not full-time or part time government employees, shall be appointed 
under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109, shall serve as special government 
employees, shall be appointed on an intermittent basis to work specific 
Board-related efforts, and shall have no voting rights.
    Non-voting observers and those non-voting experts and consultants 
appointed by the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, 
Technology, and Logistics shall not count toward the Board's total 
membership.
    With DoD approval, the Board is authorized to establish 
subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission. 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 (5 U.S.C. 552b), and other appropriate Federal 
statutes and 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.
    Subcommittee members, who are not Board members, shall be appointed 
in the same manner as the Board members.
    The Board shall meet at the call of the Board's Designated Federal 
Officer, in consultation with the Chairperson. The estimated number of 
Board meetings is four per year.
    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. In 
addition, the Designated Federal Officer is required to be in 
attendance at all meetings; however, in the absence of the Designated 
Federal Officer, the Alternate Designated Federal Officer shall attend 
the meeting.
    Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140, the public or 
interested organizations may submit written statements to the Defense 
Science Board's 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 Defense Science Board.
    All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal 
Officer for the Defense Science Board, and this individual will ensure 
that the written statements are provided to the membership for their 
consideration. Contact information for the Defense

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Science Board 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 Science Board. 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.

    Dated: April 27, 2010.
Mitchell S. Bryman,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2010-10126 Filed 4-29-10; 8:45 am]
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