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AGENCY: Pursuant to the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007, notice is hereby given of six 1-day Tribal Consultation Sessions to be held between the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Head Start (OHS) leadership and the leadership of tribal governments operating Head Start (including Early Head Start) programs. The purpose of these consultation sessions is to discuss ways to better meet the needs of American Indian and Alaska Native children and their families, taking into consideration funding allocations, distribution formulas, and other issues affecting the delivery of Head Start services in their geographic locations. DATES: May 2, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04APN1.SGM 04APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 65 / Wednesday, April 4, 2018 / Notices May 21, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. June 13, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. August 6, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. October 2018, Date and time to be determined November 2018, Date and time to be determined ADDRESSES: • May 2, 2018—Grand Casino Hinckley, 777 Lady Luck Dr., Hinckley, MN 55037 • May 21, 2018—The University Union, Union WELL Inc., Sacramento State, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819– 6017 • June 13, 2018—Sheraton Music City, 777 Mcgavock Pike, Nashville, TN • August 6, 2018—Northern Quest Hotel and Casino, 100 N Hayford Rd., Airway Heights, WA 99001 (near Spokane airport) • October 2018—Anchorage, AK (Location to be provided at a later date) • November 2018—Albuquerque, NM (Location to be provided at a later date) amozie on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angie Godfrey, Regional Program Manager, Region XI/AIAN, Office of Head Start, email Angie.Godfrey@ acf.hhs.gov, or phone (202) 205–5811. Additional information and online meeting registration will be available at http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/hs/ calendar/tc2018. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance to the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007, Public Law 110–134 [42 U.S.C. 9835, Section 640(l)(4)], ACF announces OHS tribal consultations for leaders of tribal governments operating Head Start and Early Head Start programs. The agenda for the scheduled OHS tribal consultations in Hinckley, Minnesota; Sacramento, California; Nashville, Tennessee; Spokane, Washington; Anchorage, Alaska; and Albuquerque, New Mexico will be organized around the statutory purposes of Head Start tribal consultations related to meeting the needs of American Indian and Alaska Native children and families, taking into consideration funding allocations, distribution formulas, and other issues affecting the delivery of Head Start services in their geographic locations. In addition, OHS will share actions taken and in progress to address the issues and concerns raised in the 2017 OHS Tribal Consultations. The consultation sessions will be conducted with elected or appointed VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Apr 03, 2018 Jkt 244001 leaders of tribal governments and their designated representatives. Designees must have a letter from the tribal government authorizing them to represent the tribe. Tribal governments must submit the designee letter at least 3 days in advance of the consultation sessions to Angie Godfrey at Angie.Godfrey@acf.hhs.gov. Other representatives of tribal organizations and Native non-profit organizations are welcome to attend as observers. A detailed report of each consultation session will be prepared and made available within 45 days of the consultation sessions to all tribal governments receiving funds for Head Start and Early Head Start programs. Tribes wishing to submit written testimony for the report should send testimony to Angie Godfrey at Angie.Godfrey@acf.hhs.gov either prior to each consultation session or within 30 days after each meeting. OHS will summarize oral testimony and comments from the consultation sessions in each report without attribution, along with topics of concern and recommendations. Dated: March 20, 2018. Ann Linehan, Acting Director, Office of Head Start. [FR Doc. 2018–06891 Filed 4–3–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–40–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Solicitation of Nominations for Membership on the National Vaccine Advisory Committee National Vaccine Program Office, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Authority: 42 U.S.C. 300aa–5, Section 2105 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended. The National Vaccine Advisory Committee is governed by the provisions of Public Law 92–463, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. The National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO), a program office within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is soliciting nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as public members to the National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC). The activities of this Committee are governed by the Federal SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14463 Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Management and support of the NVAC and its activities are the responsibility of the NVPO. The NVAC serves an advisory role, providing recommendations to the Assistant Secretary for Health in his/her capacity as the Director of the National Vaccine Program, on matters related to the Program’s responsibilities. Specifically, the Committee studies and recommends ways to encourage the availability of an adequate supply of safe and effective vaccination products in the United States; recommends research priorities and other measures to enhance the safety and efficacy of vaccines. The Committee also advises the Assistant Secretary for Health in the implementation of Sections 2102 and 2103 of the PHS Act; and identifies annually the most important areas of government and non-government cooperation that should be considered in implementing Sections 2102 and 2103 of the PHS Act. DATES: All nominations for membership on the Committee must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on May 4, 2018, to the address listed below. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be emailed to nvac@hhs.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: National Vaccine Program Office, Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue SW, Room 715–H, Washington, DC 20201; (202) 690–5566; nvac@hhs.gov. A copy of the committee charter which includes the NVAC’s structure and functions as well as a list of the current membership can be obtained by accessing the NVAC website at: http:// www.hhs.gov/nvpo/nvac/index.html. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Committee Function, Qualifications, and Information Required: As part of an ongoing effort to enhance deliberations and discussions with the public on vaccine and immunization policy, nominations are being sought for interested individuals to serve on the NVAC. Committee members provide peer review, consultation, advice, and recommendations to the Assistant Secretary for Health, in his/her capacity as the Director of the National Vaccine Program, on matters related to the Program’s responsibilities. Individuals selected for appointment to the NVAC will serve as voting members. The NVAC consists of 17 voting members: 15 public members, including the Chair, and two representative members. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 65 (Wednesday, April 4, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14462-14463]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-06891]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Tribal Consultation Meetings

AGENCY: Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families, 
HHS.

ACTION: Notice of meetings.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act 
of 2007, notice is hereby given of six 1-day Tribal Consultation 
Sessions to be held between the Department of Health and Human Services 
(HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Head 
Start (OHS) leadership and the leadership of tribal governments 
operating Head Start (including Early Head Start) programs. The purpose 
of these consultation sessions is to discuss ways to better meet the 
needs of American Indian and Alaska Native children and their families, 
taking into consideration funding allocations, distribution formulas, 
and other issues affecting the delivery of Head Start services in their 
geographic locations.

DATES: 

May 2, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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May 21, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
June 13, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
August 6, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
October 2018, Date and time to be determined
November 2018, Date and time to be determined

ADDRESSES:

 May 2, 2018--Grand Casino Hinckley, 777 Lady Luck Dr., 
Hinckley, MN 55037
 May 21, 2018--The University Union, Union WELL Inc., 
Sacramento State, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6017
 June 13, 2018--Sheraton Music City, 777 Mcgavock Pike, 
Nashville, TN
 August 6, 2018--Northern Quest Hotel and Casino, 100 N Hayford 
Rd., Airway Heights, WA 99001 (near Spokane airport)
 October 2018--Anchorage, AK (Location to be provided at a 
later date)
 November 2018--Albuquerque, NM (Location to be provided at a 
later date)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angie Godfrey, Regional Program 
Manager, Region XI/AIAN, Office of Head Start, email 
[email protected], or phone (202) 205-5811. Additional 
information and online meeting registration will be available at http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/hs/calendar/tc2018.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance to the Improving Head Start 
for School Readiness Act of 2007, Public Law 110-134 [42 U.S.C. 9835, 
Section 640(l)(4)], ACF announces OHS tribal consultations for leaders 
of tribal governments operating Head Start and Early Head Start 
programs. The agenda for the scheduled OHS tribal consultations in 
Hinckley, Minnesota; Sacramento, California; Nashville, Tennessee; 
Spokane, Washington; Anchorage, Alaska; and Albuquerque, New Mexico 
will be organized around the statutory purposes of Head Start tribal 
consultations related to meeting the needs of American Indian and 
Alaska Native children and families, taking into consideration funding 
allocations, distribution formulas, and other issues affecting the 
delivery of Head Start services in their geographic locations. In 
addition, OHS will share actions taken and in progress to address the 
issues and concerns raised in the 2017 OHS Tribal Consultations.
    The consultation sessions will be conducted with elected or 
appointed leaders of tribal governments and their designated 
representatives. Designees must have a letter from the tribal 
government authorizing them to represent the tribe. Tribal governments 
must submit the designee letter at least 3 days in advance of the 
consultation sessions to Angie Godfrey at [email protected]. 
Other representatives of tribal organizations and Native non-profit 
organizations are welcome to attend as observers.
    A detailed report of each consultation session will be prepared and 
made available within 45 days of the consultation sessions to all 
tribal governments receiving funds for Head Start and Early Head Start 
programs. Tribes wishing to submit written testimony for the report 
should send testimony to Angie Godfrey at [email protected] 
either prior to each consultation session or within 30 days after each 
meeting. OHS will summarize oral testimony and comments from the 
consultation sessions in each report without attribution, along with 
topics of concern and recommendations.

    Dated: March 20, 2018.
Ann Linehan,
Acting Director, Office of Head Start.
[FR Doc. 2018-06891 Filed 4-3-18; 8:45 am]
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