Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees, 49066-49067 [2014-19631]

Download as PDF 49066 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 160 / Tuesday, August 19, 2014 / Notices appointed will become Special Government Employees (SGE) of the United States Government. According to 18 U.S.C. 202(a), an SGE is an officer or employee of an agency who is retained, designated, appointed, or employed to perform temporary duties, with or without compensation, not to exceed 130 days during any period of 365 consecutive days, either on a fulltime or intermittent basis. Please be advised that applicants selected to serve on the Panel must complete the following actions before they can be appointed as a Panel member: (a) Background Security Check and fingerprinting conducted through NOAA Workforce Management; and (b) Confidential Financial Disclosure Report—As an SGE, you are required to file a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report to avoid involvement in a real or apparent conflict of interest. You may find the Confidential Financial Disclosure Report at the following Web site. http://www.usoge.gov/forms/form_ 450.aspx. Dated: August 8, 2014. Gerd F. Glang, Rear Admiral, Director, Office of Coast Survey, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2014–19606 Filed 8–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JE–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees DoD. Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that it is renewing the charter for the Board of Visitors, National Defense University (‘‘the Board’’). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–692–5952. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This committee’s charter is being renewed in accordance with 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) (‘‘the Sunshine Act’’), and 41 CFR 102–3.50(d). The Board is a discretionary Federal advisory committee that provides the Secretary of Defense and/or the Deputy Secretary of Defense, through the tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:30 Aug 18, 2014 Jkt 232001 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the President of the National Defense University, independent advice and recommendations on the overall management and governance of the National Defense University in achieving its mission to support the joint warfighter by providing rigorous Joint Professional Military Education to members of the U.S. Armed Forces and select others in order to develop leaders who have the ability to operate and creatively think in an unpredictable and complex world. The DoD, through the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the President of the National Defense University and the University Office of Academic Affairs, provides the necessary support for the performance of the Board’s functions and ensures compliance with the requirements of the FACA, the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended) (‘‘the Sunshine Act’’), governing Federal statutes and regulations, and established DoD policies and procedures. The Board shall be comprised of no more than 12 members, who are appointed by the Secretary of Defense. The members are eminent authorities in the fields of defense, management, leadership, academia, national military strategy or joint planning at all levels of war, joint doctrine, joint command and control, or joint requirements and development. The Secretary of Defense or the Deputy Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, shall select the Board’s Chair and Co-Chair from the approved Board membership. The leadership appointments shall not exceed the individual member’s approved term of service. Board members, who are not full-time or permanent part-time Federal officers or employees, shall be appointed as experts or consultants, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 3109, to serve as special government employee (SGE) members. Board members who are full-time or permanent part-time Federal employees shall be appointed, pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.130(a), to serve as regular government employee (RGE) members. Each Board member is appointed to provide advice to the government on the basis of his or her best judgment without representing any particular point of view and in a manner that is free from conflict of interest. With the exception of reimbursement for official Board-related travel and per diem, Board members shall serve without compensation. The Secretary of Defense, or the Deputy Secretary of Defense, may PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 approve the appointment of Board members for one-to-four year terms of service with annual renewals. However, no member, unless authorized by the Secretary of Defense or the Deputy Secretary of Defense, may serve more than two consecutive terms of service. This same term of service limitation also applies to any DoD authorized subcommittees. In addition, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, pursuant to DoD policies and procedures, may appoint, as deemed necessary, non-voting consultants as subject matter experts (SMEs) to provide special expertise to the Board. These SMEs, if not full-time or part-time government employees, shall be appointed, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 3109, on an intermittent basis to work specific Board-related efforts, shall have no voting rights whatsoever on the Board or any of its subcommittees, shall not participate in the Board’s deliberations, and shall not count toward the Board’s total membership. All experts and consultants shall serve terms of appointments as determined by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and those appointments may be renewed, as appropriate. DoD, when necessary and consistent with the Board’s mission and DoD policies and procedures, may establish subcommittees, task forces, or working groups to support the Board. Establishment of subcommittees will be based upon a written determination, to include terms of reference, by the Secretary of Defense, the Deputy Secretary of Defense, or the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as the DoD sponsor. Such subcommittees shall not work independently of the Board and shall report all of their recommendations and advice solely to the Board for full and open deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees, task forces, or working groups have no authority to make decisions and recommendations, verbally or in writing, on behalf of the Board. No subcommittee or its members can update or report, verbally or in writing, on behalf of the Board, directly to the DoD or to any Federal officer or employee. The Secretary of Defense or the Deputy Secretary of Defense will appoint subcommittee members to a term of service of one-to-four years, with annual renewals, even if the member in question is already a member of the Board. Subcommittee members shall not serve more than two consecutive terms of service unless authorized by the Secretary of Defense or the Deputy Secretary of Defense. E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 160 / Tuesday, August 19, 2014 / Notices Subcommittee members, if not fulltime or part-time Federal officers or employees, shall be appointed as experts and consultants, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 3109, to serve as SGE members. Subcommittee members who are fulltime or permanent part-time Federal officers or employees will serve as RGE members, pursuant to 41 CFR 102– 3.130(a). With the exception of reimbursement for official Board-related travel and per diem, subcommittee members shall serve without compensation. All subcommittees operate under the provisions of FACA, the Sunshine Act, governing Federal statutes and regulations, and established DoD policies and procedures. The estimated number of Board meetings is two per year. The Board’s Designated Federal Officer (DFO), pursuant to DoD policy, shall be a full-time or permanent parttime DoD employee appointed in accordance with governing DoD policies and procedures. The Board’s DFO is required to be in attendance at all meetings of the Board and any of its subcommittees for the entire duration of each and every meeting. However, in the absence of the Board’s DFO, a properly approved Alternate DFO, duly appointed to the Board according to established DoD policies and procedures, shall attend the entire duration of the Board or any subcommittee meeting. The DFO, or the Alternate DFO, shall call all meetings of the Board and its subcommittees; prepare and approve all meeting agendas; and adjourn any meeting when the DFO, or the Alternate DFO, determines adjournment to be in the public interest or required by governing regulations or DoD policies and procedures. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to Board of Visitors, National Defense University 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 Board of Visitors, National Defense University. All written statements shall be submitted to the DFO for the Board of Visitors, National Defense University, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Board of Visitors, National Defense University DFO can be obtained from the GSA’s FACA Database—http:// www.facadatabase.gov/. The DFO, pursuant to 41 CFR 102– 3.150, will announce planned meetings VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:30 Aug 18, 2014 Jkt 232001 of the Board of Visitors, National Defense University. The DFO, 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: August 14, 2014. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2014–19631 Filed 8–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Reserve Forces Policy Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting Office of the Secretary of Defense, Reserve Forces Policy Board, DoD. ACTION: Notice of federal advisory committee meeting. AGENCY: The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Reserve Forces Policy Board (RFPB) will take place. SUMMARY: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 from 8:25 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. ADDRESSES: The address for the meeting is the Army Navy Country Club, 1700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Alex Sabol, Designated Federal Officer, (703) 681–0577 (Voice), (703) 681–0002 (Facsimile), Email— Alexander.J.Sabol.Civ@Mail.Mil. Mailing address is Reserve Forces Policy Board, 5113 Leesburg Pike, Suite 601, Falls Church, VA 22041. Web site: http://rfpb.defense.gov/. The most upto-date changes to the meeting can be found on the RFPB’s Web site. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting notice is being published under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA) (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 102–3.150. Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of the meeting is to obtain, review and evaluate information related to strategies, policies, and practices designed to improve and enhance the capabilities, efficiency, and effectiveness of the Reserve Components. Additionally, the Board will review its work from the past year and determine what matters to include DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49067 in the annual report required by law to be transmitted to the President and the Congress by the Secretary of Defense. Agenda: The RFPB will hold a meeting from 8:25 a.m. until 4:15 p.m. The meeting will be open to the public and will consist of remarks to the RFPB from invited speakers that include the RFPB Fellows Society to discuss their views regarding strategies, policies and practices affecting the Reserve Components; Commander, U.S. Cyber Command to discuss the increased emphasis placed on cyber security and logical mission fit for Reserve Component members; and the Chief, National Guard Bureau to discuss the National Guard’s challenges and opportunities with future military strategy, resources and structure of America’s Armed Forces. There will also be two panels: A ‘‘Reserve Component Chief’s’’ Panel with participants that include the Chief, Navy Reserve; Chief, Army Reserve; Commander, Marine Forces Reserve; Acting Director, Army National Guard; Chief, Air Force Reserve; Director, Air National Guard; and Acting Director, Coast Guard Reserve to discuss top challenges and opportunities for each of the Reserve Components and the implications of diminishing resources future strategies for Reserve Component use and the future Reserve Component budgets: And a ‘‘Think Tank’’ Panel with participants from the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, the American Enterprise Institute Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies, and the Center for a New American Security to exchange views on rising defense costs; diminishing resources; and the implications for Active-Reserve Component force structure, readiness, and relations. Additionally, the three RFPB subcommittee chairs will provide updates on the work of their respective subcommittee. The Enhancing DoD’s Role in the Homeland Subcommittee plans to update on subcommittee issues concerning Defense Support of Civil Authorities and FEMA requirements and discuss Homeland issues under consideration for further research and analysis as possible RFPB matters of interest. The Supporting & Sustaining Reserve Component Personnel Subcommittee plans to provide an overview of available programs that provide confidential assistance and support to Service members and their families to manage stress, and build resilience. The subcommittee will also update the progress on the Survivor Benefits Program and Duty Status recommendations to the Secretary of E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 160 (Tuesday, August 19, 2014)]
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[Pages 49066-49067]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-19631]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees

AGENCY: DoD.

ACTION: Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to 
announce that it is renewing the charter for the Board of Visitors, 
National Defense University (``the Board'').

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Advisory Committee 
Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703-692-5952.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This committee's charter is being renewed in 
accordance with 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) (``the Sunshine Act''), and 41 CFR 102-3.50(d).
    The Board is a discretionary Federal advisory committee that 
provides the Secretary of Defense and/or the Deputy Secretary of 
Defense, through the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the 
President of the National Defense University, independent advice and 
recommendations on the overall management and governance of the 
National Defense University in achieving its mission to support the 
joint warfighter by providing rigorous Joint Professional Military 
Education to members of the U.S. Armed Forces and select others in 
order to develop leaders who have the ability to operate and creatively 
think in an unpredictable and complex world.
    The DoD, through the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of 
Staff and the President of the National Defense University and the 
University Office of Academic Affairs, provides the necessary support 
for the performance of the Board's functions and ensures compliance 
with the requirements of the FACA, the Government in the Sunshine Act 
of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended) (``the Sunshine Act''), governing 
Federal statutes and regulations, and established DoD policies and 
procedures.
    The Board shall be comprised of no more than 12 members, who are 
appointed by the Secretary of Defense. The members are eminent 
authorities in the fields of defense, management, leadership, academia, 
national military strategy or joint planning at all levels of war, 
joint doctrine, joint command and control, or joint requirements and 
development.
    The Secretary of Defense or the Deputy Secretary of Defense, in 
consultation with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, shall 
select the Board's Chair and Co-Chair from the approved Board 
membership. The leadership appointments shall not exceed the individual 
member's approved term of service.
    Board members, who are not full-time or permanent part-time Federal 
officers or employees, shall be appointed as experts or consultants, 
pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 3109, to serve as special government employee 
(SGE) members. Board members who are full-time or permanent part-time 
Federal employees shall be appointed, pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.130(a), 
to serve as regular government employee (RGE) members.
    Each Board member is appointed to provide advice to the government 
on the basis of his or her best judgment without representing any 
particular point of view and in a manner that is free from conflict of 
interest. With the exception of reimbursement for official Board-
related travel and per diem, Board members shall serve without 
compensation.
    The Secretary of Defense, or the Deputy Secretary of Defense, may 
approve the appointment of Board members for one-to-four year terms of 
service with annual renewals. However, no member, unless authorized by 
the Secretary of Defense or the Deputy Secretary of Defense, may serve 
more than two consecutive terms of service. This same term of service 
limitation also applies to any DoD authorized subcommittees.
    In addition, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, pursuant to 
DoD policies and procedures, may appoint, as deemed necessary, non-
voting consultants as subject matter experts (SMEs) to provide special 
expertise to the Board. These SMEs, if not full-time or part-time 
government employees, shall be appointed, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 3109, on 
an intermittent basis to work specific Board-related efforts, shall 
have no voting rights whatsoever on the Board or any of its 
subcommittees, shall not participate in the Board's deliberations, and 
shall not count toward the Board's total membership. All experts and 
consultants shall serve terms of appointments as determined by the 
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and those appointments may be 
renewed, as appropriate.
    DoD, when necessary and consistent with the Board's mission and DoD 
policies and procedures, may establish subcommittees, task forces, or 
working groups to support the Board. Establishment of subcommittees 
will be based upon a written determination, to include terms of 
reference, by the Secretary of Defense, the Deputy Secretary of 
Defense, or the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as the DoD 
sponsor.
    Such subcommittees shall not work independently of the Board and 
shall report all of their recommendations and advice solely to the 
Board for full and open deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees, 
task forces, or working groups have no authority to make decisions and 
recommendations, verbally or in writing, on behalf of the Board. No 
subcommittee or its members can update or report, verbally or in 
writing, on behalf of the Board, directly to the DoD or to any Federal 
officer or employee.
    The Secretary of Defense or the Deputy Secretary of Defense will 
appoint subcommittee members to a term of service of one-to-four years, 
with annual renewals, even if the member in question is already a 
member of the Board. Subcommittee members shall not serve more than two 
consecutive terms of service unless authorized by the Secretary of 
Defense or the Deputy Secretary of Defense.

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    Subcommittee members, if not full-time or part-time Federal 
officers or employees, shall be appointed as experts and consultants, 
pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 3109, to serve as SGE members. Subcommittee 
members who are full-time or permanent part-time Federal officers or 
employees will serve as RGE members, pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.130(a). 
With the exception of reimbursement for official Board-related travel 
and per diem, subcommittee members shall serve without compensation.
    All subcommittees operate under the provisions of FACA, the 
Sunshine Act, governing Federal statutes and regulations, and 
established DoD policies and procedures. The estimated number of Board 
meetings is two per year. The Board's Designated Federal Officer (DFO), 
pursuant to DoD policy, shall be a full-time or permanent part-time DoD 
employee appointed in accordance with governing DoD policies and 
procedures.
    The Board's DFO is required to be in attendance at all meetings of 
the Board and any of its subcommittees for the entire duration of each 
and every meeting. However, in the absence of the Board's DFO, a 
properly approved Alternate DFO, duly appointed to the Board according 
to established DoD policies and procedures, shall attend the entire 
duration of the Board or any subcommittee meeting.
    The DFO, or the Alternate DFO, shall call all meetings of the Board 
and its subcommittees; prepare and approve all meeting agendas; and 
adjourn any meeting when the DFO, or the Alternate DFO, determines 
adjournment to be in the public interest or required by governing 
regulations or DoD policies and procedures.
    Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140, the public or 
interested organizations may submit written statements to Board of 
Visitors, National Defense University 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 Board of 
Visitors, National Defense University.
    All written statements shall be submitted to the DFO for the Board 
of Visitors, National Defense University, and this individual will 
ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for 
their consideration. Contact information for the Board of Visitors, 
National Defense University DFO can be obtained from the GSA's FACA 
Database--http://www.facadatabase.gov/.
    The DFO, pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.150, will announce planned 
meetings of the Board of Visitors, National Defense University. The 
DFO, 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: August 14, 2014.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2014-19631 Filed 8-18-14; 8:45 am]
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