Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board, 26737-26738 [2017-11863]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 109 / Thursday, June 8, 2017 / Notices TX 75244, or contact us at the Web site: http://www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include various committee issues for submission to the IRS and other TAP related topics. Public input is welcomed. Dated: June 1, 2017. Antoinette Ross, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2017–11855 Filed 6–7–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P Dated: June 1, 2017. Antoinette Ross, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [FR Doc. 2017–11853 Filed 6–7–17; 8:45 am] [OMB Control No. 2900–0079] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Employment Questionnaire DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee Internal Revenue Service, Treasury. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of meeting. An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held Thursday, July 6, 2017. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Antoinette Ross at 1–888–912–1227 or (202) 317–4110. Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee will be held Thursday, July 6, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time via teleconference. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate must be made with Antoinette Ross. For more information please contact: Antoinette Ross at 1– 888–912–1227 or (202) 317–4110, or write TAP Office, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 1509—National Office, Washington, DC 20224, or contact us at the Web site: http:// www.improveirs.org. The committee will be discussing various issues related to Taxpayer Communications and public input is welcome. asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:24 Jun 07, 2017 Jkt 241001 In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 10, 2017. ADDRESSES: 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. 2900–0079’’ in any correspondence. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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. 2900–0079’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501–21. Title: Employment Questionnaire (VA Form 21–4140 & 21–4140–1). OMB Control Number: 2900–0079. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Forms 21–4140 and 21– 4140–1 are to be used to gather the necessary information to determine continued entitlement to individual PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26737 unemployability for veterans who are unable to secure or follow a substantially gainful occupation as a result of his or her service-connected disabilities. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published at 82 FR 35 on February 23, 2017, page 11498. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 10,833. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 130,000. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–11886 Filed 6–7–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board ACTION: Notice. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as a member of the Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board (herein-after referred in this section to as ‘‘the Board’’) for the VA West Los Angeles Campus in Los Angeles, CA (‘‘Campus’’). The Board is established to coordinate locally with the Department of Veterans Affairs to identify the goals of the community and Veteran partnership; provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary to improve services and outcomes for Veterans, members of the Armed Forces, and the families of such Veterans and members; and provide advice and recommendations on the implementation of the Draft Master Plan approved by the Secretary on January 28, 2016, and on the creation and implementation of any other successor master plans. DATES: Nominations for membership on the Board must be received no later than 5:00p.m. EST on June 23, 2017. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1 26738 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 109 / Thursday, June 8, 2017 / Notices All nominations should be mailed to the Veterans Experience Office, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW. (30), Washington, DC 20420. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kellie Condon, Ph.D., Designated Federal Officer, Veterans Experience Office, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW. (30), Washington, DC 20420, telephone 805– 868–2076. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In carrying out the duties set forth in the West LA Leasing Act, the Board shall: (1) Provide the community with opportunities to collaborate and communicate by conducting public forums; and (2) Focus on local issues regarding the Department that are identified by the community with respect to health care, implementation of the Master Plan, and any subsequent plans, benefits, and memorial services at the Campus. Information on the Master Plan can be found at https://www.losangeles.va.gov/ masterplan/. ADDRESSES: Authority asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES The Board is a statutory committee established as required by Section 2(i) of the West Los Angeles Leasing Act of 2016, Public Law 114–226 (the West LA Leasing Act). The Board operates in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. Membership Criteria and Qualifications: VA is seeking nominations for Board membership. The VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:24 Jun 07, 2017 Jkt 241001 Board is composed of twelve members and several ex-officio members. The members of the Board are appointed by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from the general public, from various sectors and organizations, and shall meet the following qualifications, as set forth in the West LA Leasing Act: (1) Not less than 50% of members shall be Veterans; and (2) Non-Veteran members shall be: a. Family members of Veterans, b. Veteran advocates, c. Service providers, d. Real estate professionals familiar with housing development projects, or e. Stakeholders. In accordance with the Board Charter, the Secretary shall determine the number, terms of service, and pay and allowances of Board members, except that a term of service of any such member may not exceed two years. The Secretary may reappoint any Board 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 and information so that VA can ensure diverse Board membership. Requirements for Nomination Submission Nominations should be typed written (one nomination per nominator). 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Appointments to this Board 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 Board and appears to have no conflict of interest that would preclude membership. An ethics review is conducted for each selected nominee. Dated: June 2, 2017. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–11863 Filed 6–7–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 109 (Thursday, June 8, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 26737-26738]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-11863]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Veterans and 
Community Oversight and Engagement Board

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking nominations 
of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as a member of 
the Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board (herein-after 
referred in this section to as ``the Board'') for the VA West Los 
Angeles Campus in Los Angeles, CA (``Campus''). The Board is 
established to coordinate locally with the Department of Veterans 
Affairs to identify the goals of the community and Veteran partnership; 
provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary to improve services 
and outcomes for Veterans, members of the Armed Forces, and the 
families of such Veterans and members; and provide advice and 
recommendations on the implementation of the Draft Master Plan approved 
by the Secretary on January 28, 2016, and on the creation and 
implementation of any other successor master plans.

DATES: Nominations for membership on the Board must be received no 
later than 5:00p.m. EST on June 23, 2017.

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ADDRESSES: All nominations should be mailed to the Veterans Experience 
Office, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW. (30), 
Washington, DC 20420.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kellie Condon, Ph.D., Designated 
Federal Officer, Veterans Experience Office, Department of Veterans 
Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW. (30), Washington, DC 20420, telephone 
805-868-2076.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In carrying out the duties set forth in the 
West LA Leasing Act, the Board shall:
    (1) Provide the community with opportunities to collaborate and 
communicate by conducting public forums; and
    (2) Focus on local issues regarding the Department that are 
identified by the community with respect to health care, implementation 
of the Master Plan, and any subsequent plans, benefits, and memorial 
services at the Campus. Information on the Master Plan can be found at 
https://www.losangeles.va.gov/masterplan/.

Authority

    The Board is a statutory committee established as required by 
Section 2(i) of the West Los Angeles Leasing Act of 2016, Public Law 
114-226 (the West LA Leasing Act). The Board operates in accordance 
with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as 
amended, 5 U.S.C. App. 2.
    Membership Criteria and Qualifications: VA is seeking nominations 
for Board membership. The Board is composed of twelve members and 
several ex-officio members.
    The members of the Board are appointed by the Secretary of Veterans 
Affairs from the general public, from various sectors and 
organizations, and shall meet the following qualifications, as set 
forth in the West LA Leasing Act:
    (1) Not less than 50% of members shall be Veterans; and
    (2) Non-Veteran members shall be:
    a. Family members of Veterans,
    b. Veteran advocates,
    c. Service providers,
    d. Real estate professionals familiar with housing development 
projects, or
    e. Stakeholders.
    In accordance with the Board Charter, the Secretary shall determine 
the number, terms of service, and pay and allowances of Board members, 
except that a term of service of any such member may not exceed two 
years. The Secretary may reappoint any Board 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 and information so 
that VA can ensure diverse Board membership.

Requirements for Nomination Submission

    Nominations should be typed written (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 Board;
    (2) The nominee's contact information, including name, mailing 
address, telephone numbers, and email address;
    (3) The nominee's curriculum vitae, not to exceed three pages and a 
one page cover letter; and
    (4) A summary of the nominee's experience and qualifications 
relative to the membership criteria and professional qualifications 
criteria listed above.
    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 
Board 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 Board and 
appears to have no conflict of interest that would preclude membership. 
An ethics review is conducted for each selected nominee.

    Dated: June 2, 2017.
Jelessa M. Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-11863 Filed 6-7-17; 8:45 am]
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