National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice; Notice for Request for Nominations, 71812 [2015-29195]

Download as PDF 71812 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 221 / Tuesday, November 17, 2015 / Notices Drugs@FDA Web site at http://www. accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/drugsat fda/index.cfm. Dated: November 9, 2015. Leslie Kux, Associate Commissioner for Policy. [FR Doc. 2015–29280 Filed 11–16–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4164–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice; Notice for Request for Nominations The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill vacancies on the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP). The NACNEP is in accordance with the provisions of 42 United States Code (U.S.C.) 297t; Section 851 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended. The Council is governed by provisions of Public Law 92–463, 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: Erin Fowler, Designated Federal Official, NACNEP, by phone at 301–443–7308 or by email at efowler@hrsa.gov. A copy of the current committee membership, charter and reports can be obtained by accessing the NACNEP Web site. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the authorities that established the NACNEP and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, HRSA is requesting nominations for new committee members. The NACNEP provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary and Congress in preparation of general regulations and concerning policy matters arising in the administration of Title VIII, including the range of issues relating to the nurse workforce, education, and practice improvement. Annually, the NACNEP prepares and submits to the Secretary, the Committee mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Nov 16, 2015 Jkt 238001 on Labor and Human Resources of the Senate, and the Committee on Commerce of the House of Representatives, a report describing the activities of the council, including findings and recommendations made by the NACNEP concerning the activities under Title VIII. Specifically, HRSA is requesting nominations for voting members of the NACNEP representing leading authorities in the various fields of nursing, higher and secondary education, and associate degree schools of nursing; and from representatives of advanced education nursing groups (such as nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, and nurse anesthetists); from hospitals and other institutions and organizations which provide nursing services; from practicing professional nurses; from the general public; and full-time students enrolled in schools of nursing. The majority of NACNEP members shall be nurses. 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 NACNEP and appears to have no conflict of interest that would preclude the NACNEP 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 NACNEP 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 NACNEP), and the nominee’s field(s) of expertise; (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 NACNEP. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 committees is fairly 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 NACNEP 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. 2015–29195 Filed 11–16–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration National Advisory Council on Migrant Health Request for Nominations for Voting Members Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill vacancies on the National Advisory Council on Migrant (NACMH). The NACMH is authorized under 42 U.S.C. 218, section 217 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended and governed by provisions of Public Law 92–463, as amended, (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2). DATES: The agency will receive nominations on a continuous basis. ADDRESSES: All nominations should be addressed to the Designated Federal Official, NACMH, Strategic Initiatives and Planning Division, Office of Policy and Program Development, Bureau of Primary Health Care, HRSA, Suite 17C– 05, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857 or via email to: JRodrigue@hrsa.gov and GCate@ hrsa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: CDR Jacqueline Rodrigue, MSW, Designated Federal Official, NACMH, at (301) 443– 1127 or email JRodrigue@hrsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As authorized under section 330(g) of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 254b, the Secretary SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice; 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 Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP). The NACNEP is in 
accordance with the provisions of 42 United States Code (U.S.C.) 297t; 
Section 851 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended. The Council 
is governed by provisions of Public Law 92-463, 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: Erin Fowler, Designated Federal 
Official, NACNEP, by phone at 301-443-7308 or by email at 
efowler@hrsa.gov. A copy of the current committee membership, charter 
and reports can be obtained by accessing the NACNEP Web site.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the authorities that established the 
NACNEP and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, HRSA is requesting 
nominations for new committee members. The NACNEP provides advice and 
recommendations to the Secretary and Congress in preparation of general 
regulations and concerning policy matters arising in the administration 
of Title VIII, including the range of issues relating to the nurse 
workforce, education, and practice improvement. Annually, the NACNEP 
prepares and submits to the Secretary, the Committee on Labor and Human 
Resources of the Senate, and the Committee on Commerce of the House of 
Representatives, a report describing the activities of the council, 
including findings and recommendations made by the NACNEP concerning 
the activities under Title VIII.
    Specifically, HRSA is requesting nominations for voting members of 
the NACNEP representing leading authorities in the various fields of 
nursing, higher and secondary education, and associate degree schools 
of nursing; and from representatives of advanced education nursing 
groups (such as nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, and nurse 
anesthetists); from hospitals and other institutions and organizations 
which provide nursing services; from practicing professional nurses; 
from the general public; and full-time students enrolled in schools of 
nursing. The majority of NACNEP members shall be nurses.
    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 
NACNEP and appears to have no conflict of interest that would preclude 
the NACNEP 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 NACNEP 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 NACNEP), and the 
nominee's field(s) of expertise; (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 NACNEP. 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 fairly 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 NACNEP 
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. 2015-29195 Filed 11-16-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4165-15-P