Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials, Notice of Meeting, 43263 [2019-17946]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 161 / Tuesday, August 20, 2019 / Notices jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES experience using such services; VA policies, regulations, and administrative requirements related to the transition of Servicemembers from the Department of Defense (DoD) to enrollment in VA that impact Veterans’ families, caregivers, and survivors; and factors that influence access to, quality of, and accountability for services, benefits and memorial services for Veterans’ families, caregivers, and survivors. On September 25 and September 26, the agenda will include opening remarks from the Committee Chair and the Chief Veterans Experience Officer. There will also be status updates on the Recommendations the Committee submitted in November 2018 (e.g. implementation of the Mission Act, Inclusive Care Initiative, Electronic Medical Health Records, and the Center for Excellence’s new research). Committee members will also discuss their work plan and future activities. On September 25, 2019, public comments will be received at 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Individuals wishing to speak should contact Ms. Toni Bush Neal (Alternate Designated Federal Official) at VEOFACA@va.gov to submit a 1–2 page summary of their comments for inclusion in the official meeting record. In accordance with FACA guidelines, each speaker will be held to a 5-minute time limit. Members of the public interested in attending should submit their name to VEOFACA@va.gov by September 20, 2019 to help expedite the sign-in process. To prevent delays, members of the public should allow an additional 30 minutes for parking and access to the facility. Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact Betty Moseley Brown (Designated Federal Official) at Betty.MoseleyBrown@va.gov or (210) 392–2505. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:49 Aug 19, 2019 Jkt 247001 Dated: August 15, 2019. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–17947 Filed 8–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials, Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act that a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials will be held on October 22–October 23, 2019. The meeting sessions will take place at the Phoenix Regional Benefits Office, 3333 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85012. The meeting sessions will begin as follows: Date Time October 22, 2019 ...... October 23, 2019 ...... 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Mountain Time—MT). 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MT. The meeting sessions are open to the public. If you’re interested in attending the meeting virtually, the dial in number for both days is 1–800–767– 1750, 02668#. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on the administration of national cemeteries, soldiers’ lots and plots, the selection of new national cemetery sites, the erection of appropriate memorials, and the adequacy of Federal burial benefits. The Committee will make recommendations to the Secretary regarding such activities. On Tuesday, October 22, 2019, from 8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m. MT, the agenda will PO 00000 Frm 00165 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 43263 include remarks by the VA Leadership, and National, State, and Tribal Cemetery Directors. Directly following the business portion of the meeting, the Committee, VA Staff, and Cemetery Directors will visit the National Memorial Cemetery at Arizona and the Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery at Marana. The Committee will conduct tours of a national and state cemetery from 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. MT. Transportation will not be provided for public guests. On Wednesday, October 23, 2019, from 8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. MT, the agenda will include workgroup status updates from the Access, Outreach, and Choice Subcommittee. Directly following the business portion of the meeting, the Committee, VA Staff, and Cemetery Directors will visit the San Carlos Apache Tribal Veterans’ Cemetery. The Committee will conduct a tour of a tribal cemetery from 10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. MT. Transportation will not be provided for public guests. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting should contact Ms. Christine Hamilton, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 461–5681. The Committee will also accept written comments. Comments may be transmitted electronically to the Committee at Christine.hamilton1@ va.gov or mailed to the National Cemetery Administration (40A1), 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Room 400, Washington, DC 20420. In the public’s communications with the Committee, the writers must identify themselves and state the organizations, associations, or persons they represent. Dated: August 15, 2019. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–17946 Filed 8–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\20AUN1.SGM 20AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials, Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act that a meeting of the Advisory Committee 
on Cemeteries and Memorials will be held on October 22-October 23, 
2019. The meeting sessions will take place at the Phoenix Regional 
Benefits Office, 3333 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85012. The 
meeting sessions will begin as follows:

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                   Date                                 Time
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October 22, 2019..........................  8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
                                             (Mountain Time--MT).
October 23, 2019..........................  8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MT.
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    The meeting sessions are open to the public. If you're interested 
in attending the meeting virtually, the dial in number for both days is 
1-800-767-1750, 02668#.
    The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans 
Affairs on the administration of national cemeteries, soldiers' lots 
and plots, the selection of new national cemetery sites, the erection 
of appropriate memorials, and the adequacy of Federal burial benefits. 
The Committee will make recommendations to the Secretary regarding such 
activities.
    On Tuesday, October 22, 2019, from 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. MT, the 
agenda will include remarks by the VA Leadership, and National, State, 
and Tribal Cemetery Directors. Directly following the business portion 
of the meeting, the Committee, VA Staff, and Cemetery Directors will 
visit the National Memorial Cemetery at Arizona and the Arizona 
Veterans' Memorial Cemetery at Marana. The Committee will conduct tours 
of a national and state cemetery from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. MT. 
Transportation will not be provided for public guests.
    On Wednesday, October 23, 2019, from 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. MT, the 
agenda will include workgroup status updates from the Access, Outreach, 
and Choice Subcommittee. Directly following the business portion of the 
meeting, the Committee, VA Staff, and Cemetery Directors will visit the 
San Carlos Apache Tribal Veterans' Cemetery. The Committee will conduct 
a tour of a tribal cemetery from 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. MT. 
Transportation will not be provided for public guests.
    Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting should 
contact Ms. Christine Hamilton, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 
461-5681. The Committee will also accept written comments. Comments may 
be transmitted electronically to the Committee at 
[email protected] or mailed to the National Cemetery 
Administration (40A1), 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Room 400, Washington, DC 
20420. In the public's communications with the Committee, the writers 
must identify themselves and state the organizations, associations, or 
persons they represent.

    Dated: August 15, 2019.
Jelessa M. Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-17946 Filed 8-19-19; 8:45 am]
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