Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees, 68668-68669 [2014-27238]

Download as PDF tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 68668 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 222 / Tuesday, November 18, 2014 / Notices e. Six persons designated by the President. Board members designated by the President shall serve for three years each, except that any member whose term of office has expired shall continue to serve until a successor is appointed. The President shall designate two persons each year to succeed the members whose terms expire that year. If a member of the Board dies or resigns, a successor shall be designated for the unexpired portion of the term by the official who designated the member. The Board members shall select the Chair from the total membership. Board members who are full-time or permanent part-time Federal officers or employees shall be appointed pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.130(a) to serve as regular government employee (RGE) members. 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. With the exception of reimbursement of official Board-related travel and per diem, Board members shall serve without compensation. The Board may, pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 4355(g) and upon approval by the Secretary of the Army, call in advisers for consultation. These advisers shall, with the exception of reimbursement for official Board-related travel and per diem, serve without compensation. The 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 Secretary of the Army, as the Board’s 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 may 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:27 Nov 17, 2014 Jkt 235001 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. Subcommittee members, if not fulltime 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 SGE members. Subcommittee members who are full-time or permanent parttime Federal officers or employees will serve as RGE members pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.130(a). With the exception of reimbursement of 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 three per year. The Board’s Designated Federal Officer (DFO), pursuant to DoD policy, shall be a full-time or permanent parttime DoD employee, and shall be appointed in accordance with established DoD policies/procedures. In addition, the Board’s DFO is required to attend all Board and subcommittee meetings 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 the DoD policies/procedures, shall attend the entire duration of the Board or subcommittee meeting. The DFO, or the Alternate DFO, shall call all of the Board’s and subcommittee’s meetings; prepare and approve all meeting agendas; adjourn any meeting when the DFO, or Alternate DFO, determines adjournment to be in the public interest or required by governing regulations or DoD policies/ procedures; and chair meetings when directed to do so by the Secretary of the Navy. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to United States Military Academy Board of Visitors 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 United States Military Academy Board of Visitors. All written statements shall be submitted to the DFO for the United States Military Academy Board of Visitors, and this individual will ensure PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the United States Military Academy Board of Visitors 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 United States Military Academy Board of Visitors. 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: November 13, 2014. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2014–27234 Filed 11–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–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 United States Naval Academy Board of Visitors (‘‘the Board’’). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Freeman, Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–692–5952. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This committee’s charter is being renewed pursuant to 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 non-discretionary Federal advisory committee that shall provide independent advice and recommendations to the President of the United States on matters relating to but not limited to morale and discipline, curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, academic methods and other matters relating to the United States Naval Academy that the Board decides to consider. The Board shall visit the Naval Academy annually, and any other official visits by the Board or its members to the Academy, other than the annual visit, shall be made in compliance with the requirements set forth in 10 U.S.C. 6968(d). The Board SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18NON1.SGM 18NON1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 222 / Tuesday, November 18, 2014 / Notices shall submit a written report to the President of the United States within 60 days after its annual visit to the Naval Academy, to include the Board’s views and recommendations pertaining to the Academy, including its advice and recommendations on matters set forth in the paragraph above. Any report of a visit, other than an annual visit, must be made pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 6968(f). The Board, pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 6968(a), shall be constituted annually and shall be composed of no more than 15 members. The Board membership shall include: a. The Chairman of the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate, or his designee; b. Three other members of the Senate designated by the Vice President or the President pro tempore of the Senate, two of whom are members of the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate; c. The Chairman of the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives, or his designee; d. Four other members of the House of Representatives designated by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, two of whom are members of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives; and e. Six persons designated by the President. Board members designated by the President shall serve for three years each, except that any member whose term of office has expired shall continue to serve until his successor is appointed. In addition, the President shall designate two persons each year to succeed the members whose terms expire that year. If a Board member dies or resigns, a successor shall be designated for the unexpired portion of the term by the official who designated the member. The DoD, through the Department of the Navy, provides support, as deemed necessary, for the performance of the Board’s functions, and ensures compliance with the requirements of FACA, the Government in the Sunshine Act, governing Federal statutes and regulations, and established DoD policies/procedures. The Secretary of the Navy shall select the Board’s Chair from the total membership. With the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, Board members shall serve without compensation. The Board, pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 6968(g) and (h), may, upon approval by the Secretary of the Navy, call in advisers for consultation, and these advisers shall, with the exception of VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:27 Nov 17, 2014 Jkt 235001 travel and per diem for official travel, serve without compensation. The Department, when necessary and consistent with the Board’s mission and DoD policies and procedures, may establish subcommittees, task groups, or working groups to support the Board. Establishment of Subcommittees will be based upon written determination, to include terms of reference, by the Secretary of Defense, the Deputy Secretary of Defense, or the Board’s sponsor. Such subcommittees or workgroups shall not work independently of the chartered Board, and shall report all of their recommendations and advice solely to the Board for full 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 chartered Board; nor can any subcommittee or its members update or report, verbally or in writing, directly to the DoD or any Federal officers or employees. All subcommittee members shall be appointed by the Secretary of Defense according to governing DoD policies/ procedures even if the member in question is already a Board member. Such individuals shall be appointed to serve as experts and consultants under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109, and shall serve as special government employees. Subcommittee members, with the approval of the Secretary of Defense, may serve a term of service on the subcommittee of one-to-four years; however, no member shall serve more than two consecutive terms of service on the Subcommittee, unless authorized by the Secretary of Defense. All subcommittee members appointments must be renewed on an annual basis. With the exception of travel and per diem, subcommittee members shall serve without compensation. All subcommittees, task forces, or working groups shall operate under the provisions of FACA, the Government in the Sunshine Act, governing Federal statutes and regulations, and governing DoD policies/procedures. The estimated number of Board meetings is four per year. The Board’s Designated Federal Officer (DFO), pursuant to DoD policy, shall be a full-time or permanent parttime DoD employee, and shall be appointed in accordance with established DoD policies/procedures. In addition, the Board’s DFO is required to attend all Board and subcommittee meetings for the entire duration of each and every meeting. However, in the absence of the Board’s DFO, a properly approved Alternate DFO, duly PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68669 appointed to the Board according to the DoD policies/procedures, shall attend the entire duration of the Board or subcommittee meeting. The DFO, or the Alternate DFO, shall call all of the Board’s and subcommittee’s meetings; prepare and approve all meeting agendas; adjourn any meeting when the DFO, or Alternate DFO, determines adjournment to be in the public interest or required by governing regulations or DoD policies/ procedures; and chair meetings when directed to do so by the Secretary of the Navy. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to United States Naval Academy Board of Visitors 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 United States Naval Academy Board of Visitors. All written statements shall be submitted to the DFO for the United States Naval Academy Board of Visitors, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the United States Naval Academy Board of Visitors 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 United States Naval Academy Board of Visitors. 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: November 13, 2014. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2014–27238 Filed 11–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–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 of the U.S. Air Force Academy (‘‘the Board’’). SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18NON1.SGM 18NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 222 (Tuesday, November 18, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 68668-68669]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-27238]


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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 United States Naval 
Academy Board of Visitors (``the Board'').

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This committee's charter is being renewed 
pursuant to 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 non-discretionary Federal advisory committee that 
shall provide independent advice and recommendations to the President 
of the United States on matters relating to but not limited to morale 
and discipline, curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal 
affairs, academic methods and other matters relating to the United 
States Naval Academy that the Board decides to consider.
    The Board shall visit the Naval Academy annually, and any other 
official visits by the Board or its members to the Academy, other than 
the annual visit, shall be made in compliance with the requirements set 
forth in 10 U.S.C. 6968(d). The Board

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shall submit a written report to the President of the United States 
within 60 days after its annual visit to the Naval Academy, to include 
the Board's views and recommendations pertaining to the Academy, 
including its advice and recommendations on matters set forth in the 
paragraph above. Any report of a visit, other than an annual visit, 
must be made pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 6968(f).
    The Board, pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 6968(a), shall be constituted 
annually and shall be composed of no more than 15 members. The Board 
membership shall include:
    a. The Chairman of the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate, 
or his designee;
    b. Three other members of the Senate designated by the Vice 
President or the President pro tempore of the Senate, two of whom are 
members of the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate;
    c. The Chairman of the Committee on Armed Services of the House of 
Representatives, or his designee;
    d. Four other members of the House of Representatives designated by 
the Speaker of the House of Representatives, two of whom are members of 
the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives; and
    e. Six persons designated by the President.
    Board members designated by the President shall serve for three 
years each, except that any member whose term of office has expired 
shall continue to serve until his successor is appointed. In addition, 
the President shall designate two persons each year to succeed the 
members whose terms expire that year.
    If a Board member dies or resigns, a successor shall be designated 
for the unexpired portion of the term by the official who designated 
the member. The DoD, through the Department of the Navy, provides 
support, as deemed necessary, for the performance of the Board's 
functions, and ensures compliance with the requirements of FACA, the 
Government in the Sunshine Act, governing Federal statutes and 
regulations, and established DoD policies/procedures.
    The Secretary of the Navy shall select the Board's Chair from the 
total membership.
    With the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, 
Board members shall serve without compensation.
    The Board, pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 6968(g) and (h), may, upon 
approval by the Secretary of the Navy, call in advisers for 
consultation, and these advisers shall, with the exception of travel 
and per diem for official travel, serve without compensation.
    The Department, when necessary and consistent with the Board's 
mission and DoD policies and procedures, may establish subcommittees, 
task groups, or working groups to support the Board. Establishment of 
Subcommittees will be based upon written determination, to include 
terms of reference, by the Secretary of Defense, the Deputy Secretary 
of Defense, or the Board's sponsor.
    Such subcommittees or workgroups shall not work independently of 
the chartered Board, and shall report all of their recommendations and 
advice solely to the Board for full 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 
chartered Board; nor can any subcommittee or its members update or 
report, verbally or in writing, directly to the DoD or any Federal 
officers or employees.
    All subcommittee members shall be appointed by the Secretary of 
Defense according to governing DoD policies/procedures even if the 
member in question is already a Board member. Such individuals shall be 
appointed to serve as experts and consultants under the authority of 5 
U.S.C. 3109, and shall serve as special government employees. 
Subcommittee members, with the approval of the Secretary of Defense, 
may serve a term of service on the subcommittee of one-to-four years; 
however, no member shall serve more than two consecutive terms of 
service on the Subcommittee, unless authorized by the Secretary of 
Defense. All subcommittee members appointments must be renewed on an 
annual basis. With the exception of travel and per diem, subcommittee 
members shall serve without compensation.
    All subcommittees, task forces, or working groups shall operate 
under the provisions of FACA, the Government in the Sunshine Act, 
governing Federal statutes and regulations, and governing DoD policies/
procedures.
    The estimated number of Board meetings is four per year.
    The Board's Designated Federal Officer (DFO), 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/
procedures. In addition, the Board's DFO is required to attend all 
Board and subcommittee meetings 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 the 
DoD policies/procedures, shall attend the entire duration of the Board 
or subcommittee meeting.
    The DFO, or the Alternate DFO, shall call all of the Board's and 
subcommittee's meetings; prepare and approve all meeting agendas; 
adjourn any meeting when the DFO, or Alternate DFO, determines 
adjournment to be in the public interest or required by governing 
regulations or DoD policies/procedures; and chair meetings when 
directed to do so by the Secretary of the Navy.
    Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140, the public or 
interested organizations may submit written statements to United States 
Naval Academy Board of Visitors 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 United States 
Naval Academy Board of Visitors.
    All written statements shall be submitted to the DFO for the United 
States Naval Academy Board of Visitors, and this individual will ensure 
that the written statements are provided to the membership for their 
consideration. Contact information for the United States Naval Academy 
Board of Visitors 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 United States Naval Academy Board of Visitors. 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: November 13, 2014.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2014-27238 Filed 11-17-14; 8:45 am]
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