Advisory Committee on the Readjustment of Veterans; Notice of Meeting, 59449 [2018-25507]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 226 / Friday, November 23, 2018 / Notices or wants additional information should contact Ms. Middleton at (202) 461– 6193. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Women Veterans, Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans will meet on December 18–20, 2018, at VA Central Office, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, G.V. Sonny Montgomery Veterans Conference Room 230, Washington, DC 20420. The meetings will be held: Date Time Tuesday, December 18, 2018. Wednesday, December 19, 2018. Thursday, December 20, 2018. 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 The meetings are open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs regarding the needs of women Veterans with respect to health care, rehabilitation, compensation, outreach, and other programs and activities administered by VA designed to meet such needs. The Committee makes recommendations to the Secretary regarding such programs and activities. The agenda will include updates from the Veterans Health Administration, the Veterans Benefits Administration, and Staff Offices, as well as briefings on other issues impacting women Veterans. No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral presentations from the public. Interested parties should provide written comments for review by the Committee to Ms. Shannon L. Middleton, VA Center for Women Veterans (00W), 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, or email at 00W@mail.va.gov, or fax to (202) 273–7092. Because the meeting is being held in a government building, a photo I.D. must be presented at the Guard’s Desk as a part of the screening process. Due to an increase in security protocols, you should allow an additional 30 minutes before the meeting begins. Any member of the public who wishes to attend the meeting VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:33 Nov 21, 2018 Jkt 247001 Dated: November 19, 2018. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–25542 Filed 11–21–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on the Readjustment of Veterans; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the Advisory Committee on the Readjustment of Veterans will have a closed meeting at the Department of Veterans Affairs Vet Center 721 at 9504 IH 35, North, San Antonio, Texas 78233. The meetings will be held on December 5 and 6, 2018. Sessions are open to the public, except when the Committee is conducting tours of VA facilities, participating in offsite events, participating in workgroup sessions, and conducting official Administrative business. Tours of the VA facilities are closed, to protect Veterans’ privacy and personal information. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regarding the provision by VA of benefits and services to assist Veterans in the readjustment to civilian life. In carrying out this duty, the Committee shall take into account the needs of Veterans who served in combat theaters of operation. The Committee assembles, reviews, and assesses information relating to the needs of Veterans readjusting to civilian life and the effectiveness of VA services in assisting Veterans in that readjustment. On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, the Committee will hold a closed session at the San Antonio, TX Vet Center from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., while members tour the facility, and meet with key Vet Center staff as well as a panel of individuals who use Vet Center services. The meeting will focus on Veteran experience, and members PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 59449 will solicit information from key staff from various VA entities across San Antonio, and have strategic discussion about what they learned from the interactions. Because the issues discussed will most likely include information learned during the tour and in conversation with service users, to protect their privacy the session will be closed. On December 6, the Committee will convene an open session from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., when they will receive an update from VA Readjustment Counseling Service and Mental Health leadership regarding collective efforts in suicide prevention, and then will engage in strategic discussions formulating conclusions and recommendations for the 20th annual report to Congress. The meeting will adjourn at 10:00 a.m. This field visit is closed to the public in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b (c) (6). Exemption 6 permits the Committee to close a meeting that is likely to disclose information of a personal nature where disclosure would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy, which will most likely be the case throughout this field visit. The agenda will include time for Executive Sessions, where the committee will focus on the annual operations plan for 2019/2020, and no time will be allotted for receiving oral comments from the public; however, the committee will accept written comments from interested parties on issues outlined in the meeting agenda or other issues regarding the readjustment of Veterans. Parties should contact Ms. Sherry Moravy, via email at 10RCSAction@va.gov, or by mail at Department of Veterans Affairs, Readjustment Counseling Service (10RCS), 810 Vermont Avenue, Washington, DC 20420. Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact Ms. Moravy to the email address noted above. Dated: November 19, 2018. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–25507 Filed 11–21–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 226 (Friday, November 23, 2018)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2018-25507]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Advisory Committee on the Readjustment of Veterans; Notice of 
Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act that the Advisory Committee on the 
Readjustment of Veterans will have a closed meeting at the Department 
of Veterans Affairs Vet Center 721 at 9504 IH 35, North, San Antonio, 
Texas 78233. The meetings will be held on December 5 and 6, 2018. 
Sessions are open to the public, except when the Committee is 
conducting tours of VA facilities, participating in offsite events, 
participating in workgroup sessions, and conducting official 
Administrative business. Tours of the VA facilities are closed, to 
protect Veterans' privacy and personal information.
    The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Department of 
Veterans Affairs (VA) regarding the provision by VA of benefits and 
services to assist Veterans in the readjustment to civilian life. In 
carrying out this duty, the Committee shall take into account the needs 
of Veterans who served in combat theaters of operation. The Committee 
assembles, reviews, and assesses information relating to the needs of 
Veterans readjusting to civilian life and the effectiveness of VA 
services in assisting Veterans in that readjustment.
    On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, the Committee will hold a closed 
session at the San Antonio, TX Vet Center from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 
while members tour the facility, and meet with key Vet Center staff as 
well as a panel of individuals who use Vet Center services. The meeting 
will focus on Veteran experience, and members will solicit information 
from key staff from various VA entities across San Antonio, and have 
strategic discussion about what they learned from the interactions. 
Because the issues discussed will most likely include information 
learned during the tour and in conversation with service users, to 
protect their privacy the session will be closed.
    On December 6, the Committee will convene an open session from 8:00 
a.m. to 10:00 a.m., when they will receive an update from VA 
Readjustment Counseling Service and Mental Health leadership regarding 
collective efforts in suicide prevention, and then will engage in 
strategic discussions formulating conclusions and recommendations for 
the 20th annual report to Congress. The meeting will adjourn at 10:00 
a.m.
    This field visit is closed to the public in accordance with 5 
U.S.C. 552b (c) (6). Exemption 6 permits the Committee to close a 
meeting that is likely to disclose information of a personal nature 
where disclosure would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of 
personal privacy, which will most likely be the case throughout this 
field visit.
    The agenda will include time for Executive Sessions, where the 
committee will focus on the annual operations plan for 2019/2020, and 
no time will be allotted for receiving oral comments from the public; 
however, the committee will accept written comments from interested 
parties on issues outlined in the meeting agenda or other issues 
regarding the readjustment of Veterans. Parties should contact Ms. 
Sherry Moravy, via email at 10RC[email protected], or by mail at 
Department of Veterans Affairs, Readjustment Counseling Service 
(10RCS), 810 Vermont Avenue, Washington, DC 20420. Any member of the 
public seeking additional information should contact Ms. Moravy to the 
email address noted above.

    Dated: November 19, 2018.
Jelessa M. Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-25507 Filed 11-21-18; 8:45 am]
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