Advisory Committee on Women Veterans; Solicitation of Nomination for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans, 42060-42061 [2016-15241]

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PO 00000 Notice of OFAC Actions On June 23, 2016 OFAC blocked the property and interests in property of the following individual pursuant to E.O. 13413, ‘‘Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing to the Conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’’: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Women Veterans; Solicitation of Nomination for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans ACTION: Notice. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking nominees to be considered for membership on the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans (Committee) for the 2016 membership cycle. The Committee is authorized by 38 U.S.C. 542 (the statute), to provide advice to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (Secretary) on: The administration of VA’s benefits and services (health care, rehabilitation benefits, compensation, outreach, and other relevant programs) for women Veterans; reports and studies pertaining to women Veterans; and the needs of women Veterans. In accordance with the statute and the Committee’s current charter, the majority of the membership shall consist of non-Federal employees appointed by the Secretary from the general public, serving as special government employees. The Committee provides a Congressionally-mandated report to the Secretary each even-numbered year, which includes: An assessment of the needs of women Veterans, with respect to compensation, health care, rehabilitation, outreach, and other benefits and programs administered by VA; a review of the programs and activities of VA designed to meet such needs; and other recommendations (including recommendations for SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28JNN1.SGM 28JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 124 / Tuesday, June 28, 2016 / Notices asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES administrative and legislative action), as the Committee considers appropriate. The Committee reports to the Secretary, through the Director of the Center for Women Veterans. The Secretary appoints Committee members, and determines the length of terms in which Committee members serve. A term of service for any member may not exceed 3 years. However, the Secretary can reappoint members for additional terms. Each year, there are several vacancies on the Committee, as members’ terms expire. Self-nominations are acceptable. Any letters of nomination from organizations or other individuals should accompany the package when it is submitted. NonVeterans are also eligible for nomination. In accordance with recently revised guidance regarding the ban on lobbyists serving as members of advisory boards and commissions, Federally-registered lobbyists are prohibited from serving on Federal advisory committees in an individual capacity. Additional information regarding this issue can be found at www.federalregister.gov/ articles/2014/08/13/2014-19140/ revised-guidance-on-appointment-oflobbyists-to-federal-advisorycommittees-boards-and-commissions. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee is currently comprised of 12 members. By statute, the Committee consists of members appointed by the Secretary from the general public, including: Representatives of women Veterans; individuals who are recognized authorities in fields pertinent to the needs of women Veterans, including the gender specific health-care needs of women; representatives of both female and male Veterans with service-connected VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:49 Jun 27, 2016 Jkt 238001 disabilities, including at least one female Veteran with a service-connected disability and at least one male Veteran with a service-connected disability; and women Veterans who are recently separated from service in the Armed Forces. The Committee meets at least two times annually, which may include a site visit to a VA field location. In accordance with Federal Travel Regulation, VA will cover travel expenses—to include per diem—for all members of the Committee, for any travel associated with official Committee duties. A copy of the Committee’s most recent charter and a list of the current membership can be found at www.va.gov/ADVISORY/ or www.va.gov/womenvet/. The Department makes every effort to ensure that the membership of its advisory committees is fairly balanced, in terms of points of view represented. In the review process, consideration is given to nominees’ potential to address the Committee’s demographic needs (regional representation, race/ethnicity representation, professional expertise, war era service, gender, former enlisted or officer status, branch of service, etc.). Other considerations to promote a balanced membership include longevity of military service, significant deployment experience, ability to handle complex issues, experience running large organizations, and ability to contribute to the gender-specific health care and benefits needs of women Veterans. Nomination Package Requirements Nomination packages must be typed (12 point font) and include: (1) A cover letter from the nominee, and (2) a current resume that is no more than four PO 00000 Frm 00134 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 42061 pages in length. The cover letter must summarize: the nominees’ interest in serving on the committee and contributions she/he can make to the work of the committee; any relevant Veterans service activities she/he is currently engaged in; the military branch affiliation and timeframe of military service (if applicable). To promote a balanced membership, please provide information about your personal and professional qualifications and background that would give you a diverse perspective on women Veterans matters. Finally, please include in the cover letter the nominee’s complete contact information (name, address, email address, and phone number); and a statement confirming that she/he is not a Federally-registered lobbyist. The resume should show professional work experience, and Veterans service involvement, especially service that involves women Veterans’ issues. Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received by August 1, 2016, no later than 4:00 p.m., eastern standard time. Packages received after this time will not be considered for the current membership cycle. All nomination packages should be sent to the Advisory Committee Management Office by email (recommended) or mail. Please see contact information below. Advisory Committee Management Office (00AC), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, VA.Advisory.Cmte@va.gov. Dated: June 23, 2016. Jelessa Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–15241 Filed 6–27–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\28JNN1.SGM 28JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 124 (Tuesday, June 28, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 42060-42061]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-15241]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Advisory Committee on Women Veterans; Solicitation of Nomination 
for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking nominees to 
be considered for membership on the Advisory Committee on Women 
Veterans (Committee) for the 2016 membership cycle. The Committee is 
authorized by 38 U.S.C. 542 (the statute), to provide advice to the 
Secretary of Veterans Affairs (Secretary) on: The administration of 
VA's benefits and services (health care, rehabilitation benefits, 
compensation, outreach, and other relevant programs) for women 
Veterans; reports and studies pertaining to women Veterans; and the 
needs of women Veterans. In accordance with the statute and the 
Committee's current charter, the majority of the membership shall 
consist of non-Federal employees appointed by the Secretary from the 
general public, serving as special government employees.
    The Committee provides a Congressionally-mandated report to the 
Secretary each even-numbered year, which includes: An assessment of the 
needs of women Veterans, with respect to compensation, health care, 
rehabilitation, outreach, and other benefits and programs administered 
by VA; a review of the programs and activities of VA designed to meet 
such needs; and other recommendations (including recommendations for

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administrative and legislative action), as the Committee considers 
appropriate. The Committee reports to the Secretary, through the 
Director of the Center for Women Veterans.
    The Secretary appoints Committee members, and determines the length 
of terms in which Committee members serve. A term of service for any 
member may not exceed 3 years. However, the Secretary can reappoint 
members for additional terms. Each year, there are several vacancies on 
the Committee, as members' terms expire.
    Self-nominations are acceptable. Any letters of nomination from 
organizations or other individuals should accompany the package when it 
is submitted. Non-Veterans are also eligible for nomination.
    In accordance with recently revised guidance regarding the ban on 
lobbyists serving as members of advisory boards and commissions, 
Federally-registered lobbyists are prohibited from serving on Federal 
advisory committees in an individual capacity. Additional information 
regarding this issue can be found at www.federalregister.gov/articles/2014/08/13/2014-19140/revised-guidance-on-appointment-of-lobbyists-to-federal-advisory-committees-boards-and-commissions.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee is currently comprised of 12 
members. By statute, the Committee consists of members appointed by the 
Secretary from the general public, including: Representatives of women 
Veterans; individuals who are recognized authorities in fields 
pertinent to the needs of women Veterans, including the gender specific 
health-care needs of women; representatives of both female and male 
Veterans with service-connected disabilities, including at least one 
female Veteran with a service-connected disability and at least one 
male Veteran with a service-connected disability; and women Veterans 
who are recently separated from service in the Armed Forces.
    The Committee meets at least two times annually, which may include 
a site visit to a VA field location. In accordance with Federal Travel 
Regulation, VA will cover travel expenses--to include per diem--for all 
members of the Committee, for any travel associated with official 
Committee duties. A copy of the Committee's most recent charter and a 
list of the current membership can be found at www.va.gov/ADVISORY/ or 
www.va.gov/womenvet/.
    The Department makes every effort to ensure that the membership of 
its advisory committees is fairly balanced, in terms of points of view 
represented. In the review process, consideration is given to nominees' 
potential to address the Committee's demographic needs (regional 
representation, race/ethnicity representation, professional expertise, 
war era service, gender, former enlisted or officer status, branch of 
service, etc.). Other considerations to promote a balanced membership 
include longevity of military service, significant deployment 
experience, ability to handle complex issues, experience running large 
organizations, and ability to contribute to the gender-specific health 
care and benefits needs of women Veterans.

Nomination Package Requirements

    Nomination packages must be typed (12 point font) and include: (1) 
A cover letter from the nominee, and (2) a current resume that is no 
more than four pages in length. The cover letter must summarize: the 
nominees' interest in serving on the committee and contributions she/he 
can make to the work of the committee; any relevant Veterans service 
activities she/he is currently engaged in; the military branch 
affiliation and timeframe of military service (if applicable). To 
promote a balanced membership, please provide information about your 
personal and professional qualifications and background that would give 
you a diverse perspective on women Veterans matters. Finally, please 
include in the cover letter the nominee's complete contact information 
(name, address, email address, and phone number); and a statement 
confirming that she/he is not a Federally-registered lobbyist. The 
resume should show professional work experience, and Veterans service 
involvement, especially service that involves women Veterans' issues.
    Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received by 
August 1, 2016, no later than 4:00 p.m., eastern standard time. 
Packages received after this time will not be considered for the 
current membership cycle. All nomination packages should be sent to the 
Advisory Committee Management Office by email (recommended) or mail.
    Please see contact information below.

Advisory Committee Management Office (00AC), Department of Veterans 
Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, 
VA.Advisory.Cmte@va.gov.

    Dated: June 23, 2016.
Jelessa Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
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