Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans, 46905-46906 [2014-18932]

Download as PDF 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 46906 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 154 / Monday, August 11, 2014 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 work of the Committee as described above. 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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. 2014–18932 Filed 8–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P 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 Homeless Veterans

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 accordance with 38 U.S.C. 
Sec.  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.) Sec.  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 Sec.  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.
    (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,

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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 work of the Committee as described above.
    Individuals selected for appointment to the Committee shall be 
invited to serve a three-year term. Committee members will receive a 
per diem and reimbursement for travel expenses incurred for attending 
the meeting.
    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. Every effort is made to 
ensure that a broad representation of geographic areas, males and 
females, racial and ethnic minority groups, and the disabled are given 
consideration for membership on VA federal advisory committees. 
Appointment to this Committee shall be made without discrimination 
because of a person's race, color, religion, sex, 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. 2014-18932 Filed 8-8-14; 8:45 am]
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