The National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps; Notice for Request for Nominations, 70827 [2015-28917]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 220 / Monday, November 16, 2015 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration The National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps; Notice for Request for Nominations The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill vacancies on The National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps (hereafter referred to as NACNHSC). The NACNHSC was established under 42 U.S.C. 254j (Section 337 of the Public Health Service Act), as amended by Section 10501 of the Affordable Care Act. The NAC is governed by provisions of 92 (5 U.S.C. App. 2), also known as the Federal Advisory Committee Act, which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. SUMMARY: The agency will receive nominations on a continuous basis. ADDRESSES: All nominations should be submitted to Regina Wilson, Advisory Council Operations, Bureau of Health Workforce, HRSA, 11w45c, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857. Mail delivery should be addressed to Regina Wilson, Advisory Council Operations, Bureau of Health Workforce, HRSA, at the above address, or via email to: RWilson@hrsa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: CAPT Shari Campbell, Designated Federal Official, National Advisory Council on National Health Service Corps at (301) 594–4251 or email scampbell@hrsa.gov. A copy of the current committee membership, charter and reports can be obtained by accessing the http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/ corpsexperience/aboutus/ nationaladvisorycouncil/index.html. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NACNHSC is a group of health care providers and health care site administrators who are experts in the issues that communities with a shortage of primary care professionals face in meeting their health care needs. The NACNHSC is committed to effectively implementing its mandate to advise the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and, by designation, the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The NACNHSC consists of 15 members who are Special Government Employees. Responsibilities of the Council include: (1) Serving as a forum to identify the priorities for the NHSC tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:47 Nov 13, 2015 Jkt 238001 and bring forward and anticipate future program issues and concerns through ongoing communication with program staff, professional organizations, communities and program participants; (2) functioning as a sounding board for proposed policy changes by utilizing the varying levels of expertise represented on the Council to advise on specific program areas; (3) developing and distributing white papers and briefs that clearly state issues and/or concerns relating to the NHSC with specific recommendations for necessary policy revisions. Specifically, HRSA is requesting nominations for voting members of the NACNHSC representing primary care, dental health, and mental health that demonstrate the following areas of expertise: (1) Working with underserved populations; (2) health care policy, recruitment and retention; (3) site administration; (4) customer service; (5) marketing; (6) organizational partnerships; (7) research; (8) and clinical practice. We are looking for nominees that either currently hold or have previously filled a role as site administrators, physicians, dentists, mid-level professionals (i.e., nurses, physician assistants), mental or behavioral health professionals, and National Health Service Corps scholars or loan repayors. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will consider nominations of all qualified individuals with the areas of subject matter expertise noted above. Individuals may nominate themselves or other individuals, and professional associations and organizations may nominate one or more qualified persons for membership. Nominations shall state that the nominee is willing to serve as a member of the NACNHSC and appears to have no conflict of interest that would preclude the NACNHSC membership. Potential candidates will be asked to provide detailed information concerning financial interests, consultancies, research grants, and/or contracts that might be affected by recommendations of the NACNHSC to permit evaluation of possible sources of conflicts of interest. A nomination package should include the following information for each nominee: (1) A letter of nomination stating the name, affiliation, and contact information for the nominee, the basis for the nomination (i.e., what specific attributes, perspectives, and/or skills does the individual possess that would benefit the workings of the NACNHSC); (2) a biographical sketch of the nominee and a copy of his/her curriculum vitae; PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70827 and (3) the name, address, daytime telephone number, and email address at which the nominator can be contacted. Nominations will be considered as vacancies occur on the NACNHSC. Nominations should be updated and resubmitted every 3 years to continue to be considered for committee vacancies. HHS strives to ensure that the membership of HHS federal advisory committees is balanced in terms of points of view represented and the committee’s function. Every effort is made to ensure that the views of women, all ethnic and racial groups, and people with disabilities are represented on HHS federal advisory committees. The Department also encourages geographic diversity in the composition of the committee. The Department encourages nominations of qualified candidates from all groups and locations. Appointment to the NACNHSC shall be made without discrimination on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and cultural, religious, or socioeconomic status. Jackie Painter, Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2015–28917 Filed 11–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections Office of the Secretary, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Pursuant to Section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, U.S.C. Appendix 2, notice is hereby given that the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP) will hold a meeting that will be open to the public. Information about SACHRP and the full meeting agenda will be posted on the SACHRP Web site at: http:// www.dhhs.gov/ohrp/sachrp/mtgings/ index.html. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on Thursday, December 3, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and Friday, December 4, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: Fishers Lane Conference Center, Terrace Level, 5635 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20852. DATES: E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


The National Advisory Council on the National Health Service 
Corps; Notice for Request for Nominations

SUMMARY: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is 
requesting nominations to fill vacancies on The National Advisory 
Council on the National Health Service Corps (hereafter referred to as 
NACNHSC). The NACNHSC was established under 42 U.S.C. 254j (Section 337 
of the Public Health Service Act), as amended by Section 10501 of the 
Affordable Care Act. The NAC is governed by provisions of 92 (5 U.S.C. 
App. 2), also known as the Federal Advisory Committee Act, which sets 
forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees.

DATES: The agency will receive nominations on a continuous basis.

ADDRESSES: All nominations should be submitted to Regina Wilson, 
Advisory Council Operations, Bureau of Health Workforce, HRSA, 11w45c, 
5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857. Mail delivery should be 
addressed to Regina Wilson, Advisory Council Operations, Bureau of 
Health Workforce, HRSA, at the above address, or via email to: 
RWilson@hrsa.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: CAPT Shari Campbell, Designated 
Federal Official, National Advisory Council on National Health Service 
Corps at (301) 594-4251 or email scampbell@hrsa.gov. A copy of the 
current committee membership, charter and reports can be obtained by 
accessing the http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/corpsexperience/aboutus/nationaladvisorycouncil/index.html.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NACNHSC is a group of health care 
providers and health care site administrators who are experts in the 
issues that communities with a shortage of primary care professionals 
face in meeting their health care needs. The NACNHSC is committed to 
effectively implementing its mandate to advise the Secretary of the 
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and, by designation, the 
Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration 
(HRSA).
    The NACNHSC consists of 15 members who are Special Government 
Employees. Responsibilities of the Council include: (1) Serving as a 
forum to identify the priorities for the NHSC and bring forward and 
anticipate future program issues and concerns through ongoing 
communication with program staff, professional organizations, 
communities and program participants; (2) functioning as a sounding 
board for proposed policy changes by utilizing the varying levels of 
expertise represented on the Council to advise on specific program 
areas; (3) developing and distributing white papers and briefs that 
clearly state issues and/or concerns relating to the NHSC with specific 
recommendations for necessary policy revisions.
    Specifically, HRSA is requesting nominations for voting members of 
the NACNHSC representing primary care, dental health, and mental health 
that demonstrate the following areas of expertise: (1) Working with 
underserved populations; (2) health care policy, recruitment and 
retention; (3) site administration; (4) customer service; (5) 
marketing; (6) organizational partnerships; (7) research; (8) and 
clinical practice. We are looking for nominees that either currently 
hold or have previously filled a role as site administrators, 
physicians, dentists, mid-level professionals (i.e., nurses, physician 
assistants), mental or behavioral health professionals, and National 
Health Service Corps scholars or loan repayors.
    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will consider 
nominations of all qualified individuals with the areas of subject 
matter expertise noted above. Individuals may nominate themselves or 
other individuals, and professional associations and organizations may 
nominate one or more qualified persons for membership. Nominations 
shall state that the nominee is willing to serve as a member of the 
NACNHSC and appears to have no conflict of interest that would preclude 
the NACNHSC membership. Potential candidates will be asked to provide 
detailed information concerning financial interests, consultancies, 
research grants, and/or contracts that might be affected by 
recommendations of the NACNHSC to permit evaluation of possible sources 
of conflicts of interest.
    A nomination package should include the following information for 
each nominee:
    (1) A letter of nomination stating the name, affiliation, and 
contact information for the nominee, the basis for the nomination 
(i.e., what specific attributes, perspectives, and/or skills does the 
individual possess that would benefit the workings of the NACNHSC); (2) 
a biographical sketch of the nominee and a copy of his/her curriculum 
vitae; and (3) the name, address, daytime telephone number, and email 
address at which the nominator can be contacted. Nominations will be 
considered as vacancies occur on the NACNHSC. Nominations should be 
updated and resubmitted every 3 years to continue to be considered for 
committee vacancies.
    HHS strives to ensure that the membership of HHS federal advisory 
committees is balanced in terms of points of view represented and the 
committee's function. Every effort is made to ensure that the views of 
women, all ethnic and racial groups, and people with disabilities are 
represented on HHS federal advisory committees. The Department also 
encourages geographic diversity in the composition of the committee. 
The Department encourages nominations of qualified candidates from all 
groups and locations. Appointment to the NACNHSC shall be made without 
discrimination on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual 
orientation, disability, and cultural, religious, or socioeconomic 
status.

Jackie Painter,
Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2015-28917 Filed 11-13-15; 8:45 am]
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