Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials, 46904-46905 [2014-18929]

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), National Cemetery Administration (NCA), is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as a member of the Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials (herein-after in this section referred to as ‘‘the Committee’’). The Committee was established pursuant to 38 U.S.C. 2401 to advise the Secretary of VA with respect to the administration of VA national cemeteries, soldiers’ lots and plots, which are the responsibility of the Secretary, the erection of appropriate memorials and the adequacy of Federal burial benefits. Nominations of qualified candidates are being sought to fill upcoming vacancies on the Committee. DATES: Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on August 29, 2014. ADDRESSES: All nominations should be mailed to National Cemetery Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave. NW (43A2), Washington, DC 20420, or faxed to (202) 632–7910. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael Nacincik, National Cemetery Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave. NW (43A2), Washington, DC 20420, telephone (202) 632–8013. A copy of Committee charter and list of the current membership can be obtained by contacting Mr. Nacincik or by accessing the Web site managed by SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00136 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 NCA at: http://www.cem.va.gov/cem/ about/advisory_committee.asp. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials (ACCM) was established pursuant to 38 U.S.C. 2401 to advise the Secretary of VA with respect to the administration of VA national cemeteries, soldiers’ lots and plots, which are the responsibility of the Secretary, the erection of appropriate memorials and the adequacy of Federal burial benefits. The Committee responsibilities include: (1) Advising the Secretary on VA’s administration of burial benefits and the selection of cemetery sites, the erection of appropriate memorials, and the adequacy of Federal burial benefits (2) Providing to the Secretary and Congress periodic reports outlining recommendations, concerns, and observations on VA’s delivery of these benefits and services to Veterans. (3) Meeting with VA officials, Veteran Service Organizations, and other stakeholders to assess the Department’s efforts in providing burial benefits and outreach on these benefits to Veterans and their dependents. NCA is requesting nominations for upcoming vacancies on the Committee. The Committee is currently composed of 11 members, in addition to ex-officio members. The members of the Committee are appointed by the Secretary of Veteran Affairs from the general public, including but not limited to: (1) Veterans or other individuals who are recognized authorities in fields pertinent to the needs of Veterans; (2) Veterans who have experience in a military theater of operations; (3) Recently separated veterans. The Secretary shall determine the number, terms of service, and pay and allowances of members of the Committee appointed by the Secretary, except that a term of service of any such member may not exceed four years. The Secretary may reappoint any such member for additional terms of service. To the extent possible, the Secretary seeks members who have diverse professional and personal qualifications, including but not limited to prior military experience and military deployments, experience working with Veterans and in large and complex organizations, and subject matter expertise in the subject areas described above. We ask that nominations include information of this type so that VA can ensure a balanced Committee membership. Requirements for Nomination Submission: Nominations should be E:\FR\FM\11AUN1.SGM 11AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 154 / Monday, August 11, 2014 / Notices typed (one nomination per nominator). Nomination package should include: (1) A letter of nomination that clearly states the name and affiliation of the nominee, the basis for the nomination (i.e. specific attributes which qualify the nominee for service in this capacity), and a statement from the nominee indicating the willingness to serve as a member of the Committee; (2) the nominee’s contact information, including name, mailing address, telephone numbers, and email address; (3) the nominee’s curriculum vitae; and (4) a summary of the nominee’s experience and qualifications relative to the membership considerations described above. Individuals selected for appointment to the Committee shall be invited to serve a two-year term. Committee members will receive a stipend for attending Committee meetings, including per diem and reimbursement for travel expenses incurred. The Department makes every effort to ensure that the membership of VA federal advisory committees is fairly balanced in terms of points of view represented and the committee’s function. Appointments to this Committee shall be made without discrimination because of a person’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Nominations must state that the nominee is willing to serve as a member of the Committee and appears to have no conflict of interest that would preclude membership. An ethics review is conducted for each selected nominee. Dated: August 6, 2014. Jelessa Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–18929 Filed 8–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans ACTION: Notice. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Homeless Programs, is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as a member of the Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans (herein-after in this section referred to as ‘‘the Committee’’). In mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:35 Aug 08, 2014 Jkt 232001 accordance with 38 U.S.C. § 2066, the Committee provides advice to the Secretary, through the Under Secretary for Health, on the provision of benefits and services to homeless Veterans. In providing this advice, the Committee assembles and reviews information relating to the needs of homeless Veterans; provides an ongoing assessment of the effectiveness of the policies, organizational structures, and services of VA in assisting homeless Veterans; and provides ongoing advice on the most appropriate means of providing assistance to homeless Veterans. DATES: Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. E.S.T. on September 30, 2014. ADDRESSES: All nominations should be mailed to the VHA Homeless Programs, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave. NW (882)., Washington, DC 20420, or Email to Anthony.love@ va.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Anthony Love, VHA Homeless Programs, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave. NW (882)., Washington, DC 20420, Telephone (202) 461–1902. A copy of the Committee charter and list of the current membership can be obtained by contacting Mr. Love or by accessing the Federal Advisory Committee Act Web site: http://facadatabase.gov/committee/ members.aspx?cid=1882. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee is authorized by statute, 38 United States Code (U.S.C.) § 2066, and operates under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S. C. Appendix 2. The Committee membership consists of representatives from Veterans Service Organizations; advocates on behalf of homeless Veterans and other homeless individuals; community-based providers of services to homeless individuals; previously homeless Veterans; State Veterans affairs officials; experts in the treatment of individuals with mental illness; experts in the treatment of substance use disorders; experts in the development of permanent housing alternatives for lower income populations; experts in vocational rehabilitation; and other such organizations or groups as the Secretary considers appropriate. The Committee’s responsibilities are set forth in § 2066 and include: (1) Advising the Secretary and Congress on VA’s administration of benefits and provision of healthcare, benefits, and services to homeless Veterans. PO 00000 Frm 00137 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46905 (2) Providing an Annual report to the Secretary that includes an assessment of the needs of homeless Veterans, a review of programs and activities of VA designed to meet such needs, and such recommendations as the Committee considers appropriate. (3) Provide ongoing advice on the most appropriate means of providing assistance to homeless Veterans. Management and support services for the Committee are provided by VHA Homeless Program Office. Nominations: VHA Homeless Programs is requesting nominations for upcoming vacancies on the Committee. The Committee is currently composed of 12 members and by statute, is limited to 15 members, in addition to ex-officio members. This announcement is seeking nominations for Committee members. The members of the Committee are appointed by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from the general public, including: (1) Veterans Service Organizations; (2) Advocates of homeless Veterans and other homeless individuals (3) Community-based providers of services to homeless individuals; (4) Previously homeless Veterans; (5) State Veterans affairs officials; (6) Experts in the treatment of individuals with mental illness; (7) Experts in the treatment of substance use disorders; (8) Experts in the development of permanent housing alternatives for lower income populations; (9) Experts in vocational rehabilitation; (10) Such other organizations or groups as the Secretary considers appropriate. The Secretary shall determine the terms of service and allowances of the members of the Committee, except that a term of service may not to exceed 3 years. The Secretary may reappoint any member for an additional term of service. Several members may be Regular Government Employees, but the majority of the Committee’s membership will be Special Government Employees. Requirements for Nomination Submission: Nominations should be type written (one nomination per nominator). Nomination package should include: (1) A letter of nomination that clearly states the name and affiliation of the nominee, the basis for the nomination (i.e. specific attributes which qualify the nominee for service in this capacity), and a statement from the nominee indicating a willingness to serve as a member of the Committee; (2) the nominee’s contact information, including name, mailing address, E:\FR\FM\11AUN1.SGM 11AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 154 (Monday, August 11, 2014)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Advisory 
Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials

ACTION: Amended Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), National Cemetery 
Administration (NCA), is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to 
be considered for appointment as a member of the Advisory Committee on 
Cemeteries and Memorials (herein-after in this section referred to as 
``the Committee''). The Committee was established pursuant to 38 U.S.C. 
2401 to advise the Secretary of VA with respect to the administration 
of VA national cemeteries, soldiers' lots and plots, which are the 
responsibility of the Secretary, the erection of appropriate memorials 
and the adequacy of Federal burial benefits. Nominations of qualified 
candidates are being sought to fill upcoming vacancies on the 
Committee.

DATES: Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received no 
later than 5:00 p.m. EST on August 29, 2014.

ADDRESSES: All nominations should be mailed to National Cemetery 
Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave. NW 
(43A2), Washington, DC 20420, or faxed to (202) 632-7910.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael Nacincik, National 
Cemetery Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont 
Ave. NW (43A2), Washington, DC 20420, telephone (202) 632-8013. A copy 
of Committee charter and list of the current membership can be obtained 
by contacting Mr. Nacincik or by accessing the Web site managed by NCA 
at: http://www.cem.va.gov/cem/about/advisory_committee.asp.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and 
Memorials (ACCM) was established pursuant to 38 U.S.C. 2401 to advise 
the Secretary of VA with respect to the administration of VA national 
cemeteries, soldiers' lots and plots, which are the responsibility of 
the Secretary, the erection of appropriate memorials and the adequacy 
of Federal burial benefits. The Committee responsibilities include:
    (1) Advising the Secretary on VA's administration of burial 
benefits and the selection of cemetery sites, the erection of 
appropriate memorials, and the adequacy of Federal burial benefits
    (2) Providing to the Secretary and Congress periodic reports 
outlining recommendations, concerns, and observations on VA's delivery 
of these benefits and services to Veterans.
    (3) Meeting with VA officials, Veteran Service Organizations, and 
other stakeholders to assess the Department's efforts in providing 
burial benefits and outreach on these benefits to Veterans and their 
dependents.
    NCA is requesting nominations for upcoming vacancies on the 
Committee. The Committee is currently composed of 11 members, in 
addition to ex-officio members.
    The members of the Committee are appointed by the Secretary of 
Veteran Affairs from the general public, including but not limited to:
    (1) Veterans or other individuals who are recognized authorities in 
fields pertinent to the needs of Veterans;
    (2) Veterans who have experience in a military theater of 
operations;
    (3) Recently separated veterans.
    The Secretary shall determine the number, terms of service, and pay 
and allowances of members of the Committee appointed by the Secretary, 
except that a term of service of any such member may not exceed four 
years. The Secretary may reappoint any such member for additional terms 
of service.
    To the extent possible, the Secretary seeks members who have 
diverse professional and personal qualifications, including but not 
limited to prior military experience and military deployments, 
experience working with Veterans and in large and complex 
organizations, and subject matter expertise in the subject areas 
described above. We ask that nominations include information of this 
type so that VA can ensure a balanced Committee membership.
    Requirements for Nomination Submission: Nominations should be

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typed (one nomination per nominator). Nomination package should 
include: (1) A letter of nomination that clearly states the name and 
affiliation of the nominee, the basis for the nomination (i.e. specific 
attributes which qualify the nominee for service in this capacity), and 
a statement from the nominee indicating the willingness to serve as a 
member of the Committee; (2) the nominee's contact information, 
including name, mailing address, telephone numbers, and email address; 
(3) the nominee's curriculum vitae; and (4) a summary of the nominee's 
experience and qualifications relative to the membership considerations 
described above.
    Individuals selected for appointment to the Committee shall be 
invited to serve a two-year term. Committee members will receive a 
stipend for attending Committee meetings, including per diem and 
reimbursement for travel expenses incurred.
    The Department makes every effort to ensure that the membership of 
VA federal advisory committees is fairly balanced in terms of points of 
view represented and the committee's function. Appointments to this 
Committee shall be made without discrimination because of a person's 
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, 
national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Nominations 
must state that the nominee is willing to serve as a member of the 
Committee and appears to have no conflict of interest that would 
preclude membership. An ethics review is conducted for each selected 
nominee.

    Dated: August 6, 2014.
Jelessa Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-18929 Filed 8-8-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 8320-01-P