Solicitation of Nomination for Appointment to the Veterans' Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation, 54418 [2018-23503]

Download as PDF 54418 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 209 / Monday, October 29, 2018 / Notices Estimated Number of Respondents: 11,000. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 11,000. Estimated Time per Response: 6 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 11,000. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Dated: October 23, 2018. Spencer W. Clark, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–23515 Filed 10–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Solicitation of Nomination for Appointment to the Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as a member of the Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation (hereinafter referred to as ‘‘the Committee’’). DATES: Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received by November 23, 2018, no later than 4:00 p.m., eastern standard time. Packages received after this time will not be considered for the current membership cycle. ADDRESSES: All nomination packages should be sent to the Veterans Benefits Administration (28), Department of Veterans Affairs, 1800 G. Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, or emailed (recommended) to Sabrina.McNeil@ va.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In carrying out the duties set forth, the Committee responsibilities include, but are not limited to submit to the amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Oct 26, 2018 Jkt 247001 Secretary an annual report on the rehabilitation programs and activities of the VA. VBA is requesting nominations for upcoming vacancies on the Committee. Members of the Committee are appointed by the Secretary from the general public, including but not limited to: (1) Veterans with service-connected disabilities; (2) Persons who have distinguished themselves in the public and private sectors in the fields of rehabilitation medicine, vocational guidance, vocational rehabilitation, and employment and training programs (3) Ex officio members of the Committee shall include one representative from the Veterans Health Administration and one from the Veterans Benefits Administration; one representative each from the Rehabilitation Services Administration of the Department of Education, and the National Institute for Handicapped Research of the Department of Education; and one representative of the Assistant Secretary for Veterans’ Employment and Training of the Department of Labor. Authority: The Committee was established pursuant to 38 U.S.C. 3121, to advise the Secretary of VA with respect to the administration of Veterans’ rehabilitation programs. Nominations of qualified candidates are being sought to fill upcoming vacancies on the Committee. To the extent possible, the Secretary seeks members who have diverse professional and personal qualifications. We ask that nominations include information of this type so that VA can ensure a balanced Committee membership. Individuals appointed to the Committee by the Secretary shall be invited to serve a two- or three-year term. The Secretary may reappoint a member for an additional term of service. In accordance with Federal Travel Regulation, Committee members will receive travel expenses and a per diem allowance for any travel made in association with duties as members of the Committee and within federal travel PO 00000 Frm 00111 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 guidelines. 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. 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 that he/she is a U.S. citizen and is 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; (4) a summary of the nominee’s experience and qualifications relative to the membership considerations described above; and (5) a statement confirming that he/she is not a federally-registered lobbyist. The Department makes every effort to ensure that the membership of VA 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 based on a person’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Nominations must state that the nominee appears to have no conflict of interest that would preclude membership. An ethics review is conducted for each selected nominee. Dated: October 23, 2018. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–23503 Filed 10–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\29OCN1.SGM 29OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Solicitation of Nomination for Appointment to the Veterans' 
Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation

AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Benefits 
Administration (VBA), is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to 
be considered for appointment as a member of the Veterans' Advisory 
Committee on Rehabilitation (hereinafter referred to as ``the 
Committee'').

DATES: Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received by 
November 23, 2018, no later than 4:00 p.m., eastern standard time. 
Packages received after this time will not be considered for the 
current membership cycle.

ADDRESSES: All nomination packages should be sent to the Veterans 
Benefits Administration (28), Department of Veterans Affairs, 1800 G. 
Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, or emailed (recommended) to 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In carrying out the duties set forth, the 
Committee responsibilities include, but are not limited to submit to 
the Secretary an annual report on the rehabilitation programs and 
activities of the VA. VBA is requesting nominations for upcoming 
vacancies on the Committee. Members of the Committee are appointed by 
the Secretary from the general public, including but not limited to:
    (1) Veterans with service-connected disabilities;
    (2) Persons who have distinguished themselves in the public and 
private sectors in the fields of rehabilitation medicine, vocational 
guidance, vocational rehabilitation, and employment and training 
programs
    (3) Ex officio members of the Committee shall include one 
representative from the Veterans Health Administration and one from the 
Veterans Benefits Administration; one representative each from the 
Rehabilitation Services Administration of the Department of Education, 
and the National Institute for Handicapped Research of the Department 
of Education; and one representative of the Assistant Secretary for 
Veterans' Employment and Training of the Department of Labor.
    Authority: The Committee was established pursuant to 38 U.S.C. 
3121, to advise the Secretary of VA with respect to the administration 
of Veterans' rehabilitation programs. Nominations of qualified 
candidates are being sought to fill upcoming vacancies on the 
Committee.

    To the extent possible, the Secretary seeks members who have 
diverse professional and personal qualifications. We ask that 
nominations include information of this type so that VA can ensure a 
balanced Committee membership. Individuals appointed to the Committee 
by the Secretary shall be invited to serve a two- or three-year term. 
The Secretary may reappoint a member for an additional term of service. 
In accordance with Federal Travel Regulation, Committee members will 
receive travel expenses and a per diem allowance for any travel made in 
association with duties as members of the Committee and within federal 
travel guidelines. 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.

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 
that he/she is a U.S. citizen and is 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; (4) a summary of the nominee's experience 
and qualifications relative to the membership considerations described 
above; and (5) a statement confirming that he/she is not a federally-
registered lobbyist.
    The Department makes every effort to ensure that the membership of 
VA 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 based on a person's 
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, 
national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Nominations 
must state that the nominee appears to have no conflict of interest 
that would preclude membership. An ethics review is conducted for each 
selected nominee.

    Dated: October 23, 2018.
LaTonya L. Small,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-23503 Filed 10-26-18; 8:45 am]
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