Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the MyVA Advisory Committee, 24782-24783 [2017-11054]

Download as PDF sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 24782 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 102 / Tuesday, May 30, 2017 / Notices survivors, and the impact of such best practices. Membership Criteria and Qualifications: VA is requesting nominations for Committee membership. The Committee is composed of up to 20 members and several ex-officio members. The members of the Committee are appointed by the Secretary of Veteran Affairs from the general public, from various sectors and organizations, including but not limited to: (1) Veteran’s family members, caregivers, and survivors (2) Veteran-focused organizations; (3) Military history and academic communities; (4) National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs; (5) The Federal Executive Branch; (6) Research experts and service providers; and (7) Leaders of key stakeholder associations and organizations. In accordance with the Committee Charter, the Secretary shall determine the number (up to 20), terms of service, and pay and allowances of Committee members, except that a term of service of any such member may not exceed two years. The Secretary may reappoint any Committee member for additional terms of service. To the extent possible, the Secretary seeks members who have diverse professional and personal qualifications including but not limited to subject matter experts in the areas described above. We ask that nominations include any relevant experience information so that VA can ensure diverse Committee membership. Requirements for Nomination Submission: Nominations should be typed (one nomination per nominator). Nomination package should include: (1) A letter of nomination that clearly states the name and affiliation of the nominee, the basis for the nomination (i.e., specific attributes which qualify the nominee for service in this capacity), and a statement from the nominee indicating the willingness to serve as a member of the Committee; (2) The nominee’s contact information, including name, mailing address, telephone numbers, and email address; (3) The nominee’s curriculum vitae; and (4) A summary of the nominee’s experience and qualifications relative to the membership considerations described above. Individuals selected for appointment to the Committee shall be invited to serve a two-year term. Committee members will receive a stipend for VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:59 May 26, 2017 Jkt 241001 attending Committee meetings, including per diem and reimbursement for eligible travel expenses incurred. The Department makes every effort to ensure that the membership of VA Federal advisory committees is diverse in terms of points of view represented and the committee’s capabilities. Appointments to this Committee shall be made without discrimination because of a person’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Nominations must state that the nominee is willing to serve as a member of the Committee and appears to have no conflict of interest that would preclude membership. An ethics review is conducted for each selected nominee. Authority: The Committee is being established by the directive of the Secretary of VA, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C., App. 2. Dated: May 23, 2017. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–10956 Filed 5–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the MyVA Advisory Committee ACTION: Notice. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Enterprise Integration—MyVA Task Force, is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as a member of the MyVA Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs related to the Department’s MyVA initiative and VA’s ability to rebuild trust with Veterans and other stakeholders, improve service delivery with a focus on Veteran outcomes, and set the course for longer-term excellence and reform of VA. Nominations of qualified candidates are being sought to fill upcoming vacancies on the Committee. DATES: Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on June 16, 2017. 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. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Advisory Committee Management Office (00AC), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, vaadvisorycmte@va.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee’s responsibilities include: (1) Periodic reviews of the Department’s progress on the MyVA efforts identified by the Secretary to address and improve Veteran engagement and experience, streamline internal processes to enhance the delivery of services, and reorganize to integrate services across VA business lines. (2) Advise on completing short-term and long-range plans, priorities, and strategies to improve the operational functions, services, processes, and outputs of the Department to achieve the outcomes outlined above. (3) Advice on appropriate levels of support and funding to develop those plans, priorities and strategies, and to help maintain appropriate balance between competing elements of the Department. (4) Advice on implementation of recommended improvements. Management and support services for the Committee are provided by the MyVA Task Force. ADDRESSES: Membership Criteria and Qualifications VA is requesting nominations for Committee membership. The Committee is comprised of up to 20 members. The members of the Committee are appointed by the Secretary from the general public. The Secretary shall determine the number, terms of service, and pay and allowances of members of the Committee appointed by the Secretary. Individuals selected for appointment to the Committee shall be invited to serve a two-year term. The Secretary may reappoint any member for additional terms of service. Committee members will receive per diem and reimbursement for travel expenses incurred. Requirements for Nomination Submission Nominations should be typed (one nomination per nominator). Nomination package should include: (1) A letter of nomination that clearly states the name and affiliation of the nominee, the basis for the nomination (i.e. specific attributes which qualify the nominee for service in this capacity), and a statement from the nominee indicating a willingness to serve as a member of the Committee; (2) The nominee’s contact information, including name, mailing E:\FR\FM\30MYN1.SGM 30MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 102 / Tuesday, May 30, 2017 / Notices address, telephone numbers, and email address; (3) The nominee’s curriculum vitae, no more than three pages and a one page cover letter; and (4) A summary of the nominee’s experience and qualifications. The Department shall make every effort to ensure that the membership of its Federal advisory committees is fairly balanced in terms of points of view represented and the committee’s function. Appointments to this Committee shall be made without discrimination because of a person’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Nominations must state that the nominee is willing to serve as a member of the Committee and appears to have no conflict of interest that would preclude membership. An ethics review is conducted for each selected nominee. Authority: The Committee is established by the directive of the Secretary of VA, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C., App. 2. Dated: May 24, 2017. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0786] Agency Information Collection Activity: Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Longitudinal Study Survey sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:59 May 26, 2017 Jkt 241001 Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Service, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. SUMMARY: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before July 31, 2017. DATES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: VA Desk Officer; 725 17th St. NW., Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0786’’ in any correspondence. ADDRESSES: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461–5870 or email cynthia.harveypryor@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0786’’ in any correspondence. BILLING CODE P Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Service, Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [FR Doc. 2017–11054 Filed 5–26–17; 8:45 am] AGENCY: ACTION: Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00125 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 24783 With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Authority: Public Law (Pub. L.) 110– 389, Sec 334. Title: Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Longitudinal Study Survey. OMB Control Number: 2900–0786. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: As part of Public Law 110– 389, Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (VR&E) VetSuccess Program is conducting a Longitudinal Study of veterans participating in VR&E. This study will take place over the next 20 years. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: $570,830. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes. Frequency of Response: yearly over the course of 20 years. Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,000. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–11016 Filed 5–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\30MYN1.SGM 30MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the MyVA Advisory 
Committee

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Enterprise 
Integration--MyVA Task Force, is seeking nominations of qualified 
candidates to be considered for appointment as a member of the MyVA 
Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the 
Secretary of Veterans Affairs related to the Department's MyVA 
initiative and VA's ability to rebuild trust with Veterans and other 
stakeholders, improve service delivery with a focus on Veteran 
outcomes, and set the course for longer-term excellence and reform of 
VA. Nominations of qualified candidates are being sought to fill 
upcoming vacancies on the Committee.

DATES: Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received no 
later than 5:00 p.m. on June 16, 2017. 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.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee's responsibilities include:
    (1) Periodic reviews of the Department's progress on the MyVA 
efforts identified by the Secretary to address and improve Veteran 
engagement and experience, streamline internal processes to enhance the 
delivery of services, and reorganize to integrate services across VA 
business lines.
    (2) Advise on completing short-term and long-range plans, 
priorities, and strategies to improve the operational functions, 
services, processes, and outputs of the Department to achieve the 
outcomes outlined above.
    (3) Advice on appropriate levels of support and funding to develop 
those plans, priorities and strategies, and to help maintain 
appropriate balance between competing elements of the Department.
    (4) Advice on implementation of recommended improvements. 
Management and support services for the Committee are provided by the 
MyVA Task Force.

Membership Criteria and Qualifications

    VA is requesting nominations for Committee membership. The 
Committee is comprised of up to 20 members. The members of the 
Committee are appointed by the Secretary from the general public.
    The Secretary shall determine the number, terms of service, and pay 
and allowances of members of the Committee appointed by the Secretary. 
Individuals selected for appointment to the Committee shall be invited 
to serve a two-year term. The Secretary may reappoint any member for 
additional terms of service. Committee members will receive per diem 
and reimbursement for travel expenses incurred.

Requirements for Nomination Submission

    Nominations should be typed (one nomination per nominator). 
Nomination package should include:
    (1) A letter of nomination that clearly states the name and 
affiliation of the nominee, the basis for the nomination (i.e. specific 
attributes which qualify the nominee for service in this capacity), and 
a statement from the nominee indicating a willingness to serve as a 
member of the Committee;
    (2) The nominee's contact information, including name, mailing

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address, telephone numbers, and email address;
    (3) The nominee's curriculum vitae, no more than three pages and a 
one page cover letter; and
    (4) A summary of the nominee's experience and qualifications.
    The Department shall make every effort to ensure that the 
membership of its Federal advisory committees is fairly balanced in 
terms of points of view represented and the committee's function. 
Appointments to this Committee shall be made without discrimination 
because of a person's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, 
gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or genetic 
information. Nominations must state that the nominee is willing to 
serve as a member of the Committee and appears to have no conflict of 
interest that would preclude membership. An ethics review is conducted 
for each selected nominee.

    Authority: The Committee is established by the directive of the 
Secretary of VA, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C., App. 2.

    Dated: May 24, 2017.
Jelessa M. Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-11054 Filed 5-26-17; 8:45 am]
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