Voluntary Service National Advisory Committee, Notice of Meeting, 40065 [2017-17780]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 162 / Wednesday, August 23, 2017 / Notices 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. With respect to the following collection of information, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’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: Code of Federal Regulations Title 38, Part 16. Title: Baseline Survey: Lifestyle Survey: OMB Control Number: 2900–NEW. Type of Review: New Collection. Abstract: Designed as a cohort study, MVP establishes an ongoing partnership with Veteran study participants who give their informed consent to share data with the researchers iteratively over time by authorizing access to electronic health record data, providing bio specimens for further analysis and/ or providing self-reported data through personal logs, surveys, and fitness trackers. The information collected from Veterans using the MVP baseline and lifestyle survey instruments as part of the MVP cannot be obtained through other research methods, such as review asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Aug 22, 2017 Jkt 241001 of the Veterans’ electronic health record data. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: Baseline Survey: 333,334 hours. Lifestyle Survey: 750,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: Baseline Survey: 20 minutes. Lifestyle Survey: 45 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: Baseline Survey: 100,000. Lifestyle Survey: 100,000. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Quality and Compliance, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–17812 Filed 8–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Voluntary Service National Advisory Committee, Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives under the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the Executive Committee of the VA Voluntary Service (VAVS) National Advisory Committee (NAC) will meet October 18–19, 2017, at the Fleet Reserve Association National Headquarters, First Floor Meeting Room, 125 North West Street, Alexandria, Virginia. On October 18, 2017, the meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. On October 19, 2017, the meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. and adjourn at 12:00 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. The Committee, comprised of fiftyfour major Veteran, civic, and service organizations, advises the Secretary, through the Under Secretary for Health, PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 40065 on the coordination and promotion of volunteer activities and strategic partnerships within VA health care facilities, in the community, and on matters related to volunteerism and charitable giving. The Executive Committee consists of 20 representatives from the NAC member organizations. On October 18, agenda topics will include: NAC goals and objectives; review of minutes from the April 19, 2017, Executive Committee meeting; VAVS update on the Voluntary Service program’s activities; VHA update, update on strategic partnerships; Parke Board update; evaluations of the 2017 NAC annual meeting; review of membership criteria and process; and plans for 2018 NAC annual meeting (to include workshops and plenary sessions). On October 19, agenda topics will include: Subcommittee reports; review of standard operating procedures; review of Fiscal Year 2017 organization data; 2019 NAC annual meeting plans; and any new business. No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral presentations from the public. However, the public may submit written statements for the Committee’s review to Mrs. Sabrina C. Clark, Designated Federal Officer, Voluntary Service Office (10B2A), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, or email at Sabrina.Clark@ VA.gov. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional information should contact Mrs. Clark at (202) 461–7300. Dated: August 17, 2017. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–17780 Filed 8–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Voluntary Service National Advisory Committee, Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives under the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act that the Executive Committee of the VA Voluntary 
Service (VAVS) National Advisory Committee (NAC) will meet October 18-
19, 2017, at the Fleet Reserve Association National Headquarters, First 
Floor Meeting Room, 125 North West Street, Alexandria, Virginia. On 
October 18, 2017, the meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 
p.m. On October 19, 2017, the meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. and 
adjourn at 12:00 p.m. The meeting is open to the public.
    The Committee, comprised of fifty-four major Veteran, civic, and 
service organizations, advises the Secretary, through the Under 
Secretary for Health, on the coordination and promotion of volunteer 
activities and strategic partnerships within VA health care facilities, 
in the community, and on matters related to volunteerism and charitable 
giving. The Executive Committee consists of 20 representatives from the 
NAC member organizations.
    On October 18, agenda topics will include: NAC goals and 
objectives; review of minutes from the April 19, 2017, Executive 
Committee meeting; VAVS update on the Voluntary Service program's 
activities; VHA update, update on strategic partnerships; Parke Board 
update; evaluations of the 2017 NAC annual meeting; review of 
membership criteria and process; and plans for 2018 NAC annual meeting 
(to include workshops and plenary sessions).
    On October 19, agenda topics will include: Subcommittee reports; 
review of standard operating procedures; review of Fiscal Year 2017 
organization data; 2019 NAC annual meeting plans; and any new business.
    No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral 
presentations from the public. However, the public may submit written 
statements for the Committee's review to Mrs. Sabrina C. Clark, 
Designated Federal Officer, Voluntary Service Office (10B2A), 
Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20420, or email at Sabrina.Clark@VA.gov. Any member of the public 
wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional information should 
contact Mrs. Clark at (202) 461-7300.

    Dated: August 17, 2017.
Jelessa M. Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-17780 Filed 8-22-17; 8:45 am]
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