Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee, 48219-48220 [2019-19693]

Download as PDF jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 177 / Thursday, September 12, 2019 / Notices Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Christina Leeper, (737)800–7783, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Christina.E.Leeper@irs.gov . SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Extended Carryback of Losses to or from a Consolidated Group. OMB Number: 1545–2171. Regulation Project Number: TD 9490. Abstract: Final, temporary, and proposed regulations under section 1502 contain rules regarding the implementation of section 172(b)(1)(H) within a consolidated group. 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[FR Doc. 2019–19746 Filed 9–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee ACTION: Notice. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Geriatrics and Extended Care, is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as a member of the Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee (herein-after in this section referred to as ‘‘the Committee’’). The Committee advises the VA Secretary and the Under Secretary for Health on all matters pertaining to geriatrics and gerontology. SUMMARY: Nominations of qualified candidates are being sought to fill two vacancies on the Committee. Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on October 31, 2019. ADDRESSES: All nominations should be mailed to Ms. Alejandra Paulovich, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee (GGAC), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave. NW, (10NC4), Washington, DC 20420 or emailed to Alejandra.Paulovich@va.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Alejandra Paulovich, DFO, GGAC, by phone at (202) 461–6016 or by email at Alejandra.Paulovich@va.gov. A copy of the Committee charter and list of the current membership can also be obtained by contacting Ms. Paulovich. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee’s areas of interest include but are not limited to: (1) Assessing the capability of VA health care facilities to respond with the most effective and appropriate services possible to the DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48219 medical, psychological and social needs of Veterans facing the consequences of aging, serious illness or disability; and (2) advancing scientific knowledge to meet those needs by enhancing geriatric care for older Veterans through geriatric and gerontology research, the training of health personnel in the provision of health care to older individuals, and the development of improved models of clinical services for older Veterans. Membership Criteria and Qualifications: The Committee is comprised of not more than 12 members, each of whom have established interest and considerable vocation-related experiences bearing on health care for aging Veterans, including experience in areas such as: VA- and non-VA health systems, academic geriatric and gerontology programs, palliative medicine, home and community-based care, nursing home care, relevant policy issues, and grantfunded academic research. The expertise required of GGAC members includes, but is not limited to, the following: a. Familiarity or experience with clinical and health policies concerning the elderly; and/or b. Familiarity or experience with the partnerships between VA and health sciences academic programs; and/or c. Familiarity with the history of geriatrics in the VA and in the U.S., and the unique role that has been played in that evolution by the VA’s Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers (GRECC). Membership Requirements: The Committee holds at least one face to face meeting in Washington, DC and conducts 4–5 site visits a year. The ideal candidate will be willing to travel 3–5 times per year to help the Committee fulfill its Chartered objectives. The Committee’s diverse membership is characterized by a range of backgrounds and knowledge sufficiently broad to provide adequate advice and guidance to the Secretary. VA strives to develop a Committee membership that includes diversity in military services, ranks, and deployments, military service, military deployments, working with Veterans, committee subject matter expertise, as well as diversity in race/ ethnicity, gender, religion, disability, geographical background, and profession. We ask that nominations include information of this type so that VA can ensure diverse Committee membership. Requirements for Nomination Submission: Nominations should be typed (one nomination per nominator). Nomination package should include: E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM 12SEN1 48220 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 177 / Thursday, September 12, 2019 / Notices (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 the 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; and (4) A summary of the nominee’s experience and qualifications relative to the membership considerations described above. Individuals selected for appointment to the Committee shall be invited to serve a 4-year term. Committee members will receive a stipend for attending Committee meetings, including per diem and reimbursement for travel expenses incurred. The Department makes every effort to ensure that the membership of VA Federal advisory committees is diverse in terms of points of view represented and the committee’s capabilities. Appointments to this Committee shall be made without discrimination because of a person’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Nominations must state that the nominee is willing to serve as a member of the Committee and appears to have no conflict of interest that would preclude membership. Dated: September 6, 2019. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–19693 Filed 9–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0864] Agency Information Collection Activity: VA Post-Separation TAP Longitudinal Survey Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:27 Sep 11, 2019 Jkt 247001 Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before October 15, 2019. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or Nancy Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M3), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0864’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green at (202) 421–1354). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’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: Public Law 112–56 Sec 221–225. Title: Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Post-Separation Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Longitudinal Survey. PO 00000 Frm 00120 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 OMB Control Number: 2900–0864. Type of Review: New collection. Abstract: This collection effort is the second phase of the PSTAP and participants are respondents of the original collection under the subject control number approved on 4 Apr 19. The PSTAP Longitudinal Survey will be implemented by VA to assess how the TAP training for Transitioning Servicemembers (TSMs) prepares Veterans for civilian life and its effects on long-term Veteran outcomes. This new information collection request (ICR) will be conducted once per year and is designed as a longitudinal survey in conjunction with a cross sectional survey previously submitted to OMB. The survey population will include servicemembers who participated in the cross-sectional survey and voluntarily agreed to participate in the longitudinal survey. VA will use email, other electronic communications and mail methods to administer the survey, limiting the burden on respondents. The survey will be administered to gauge the long-term effectiveness of the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) by: (1) Examining the relationship between attendance in TAP courses and the use of VA Benefits; (2) analyzing the effect of participation in TAP courses on the long-term outcomes of Veterans in the broad life domains of employment, education, health and social relationships, financial, social connectivity and overall satisfaction and well-being, and; (3) identifying areas of improvement for TAP and the broader transition process to guide training and/ or operational activities aimed at enhancing the quality of service provided to transitioning service members, Veterans, their families and caregivers. Affected Public: Individuals. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,683 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 18.5 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annual. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,457. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, Interim VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance, and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2019–19748 Filed 9–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM 12SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Geriatrics and 
Gerontology Advisory Committee

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Geriatrics 
and Extended Care, is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be 
considered for appointment as a member of the Geriatrics and 
Gerontology Advisory Committee (herein-after in this section referred 
to as ``the Committee''). The Committee advises the VA Secretary and 
the Under Secretary for Health on all matters pertaining to geriatrics 
and gerontology.

DATES: Nominations of qualified candidates are being sought to fill two 
vacancies on the Committee. Nominations for membership on the Committee 
must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on October 31, 2019.

ADDRESSES: All nominations should be mailed to Ms. Alejandra Paulovich, 
Designated Federal Officer (DFO), Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory 
Committee (GGAC), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave. NW, 
(10NC4), Washington, DC 20420 or emailed to [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Alejandra Paulovich, DFO, GGAC, by 
phone at (202) 461-6016 or by email at [email protected]. A 
copy of the Committee charter and list of the current membership can 
also be obtained by contacting Ms. Paulovich.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee's areas of interest include 
but are not limited to: (1) Assessing the capability of VA health care 
facilities to respond with the most effective and appropriate services 
possible to the medical, psychological and social needs of Veterans 
facing the consequences of aging, serious illness or disability; and 
(2) advancing scientific knowledge to meet those needs by enhancing 
geriatric care for older Veterans through geriatric and gerontology 
research, the training of health personnel in the provision of health 
care to older individuals, and the development of improved models of 
clinical services for older Veterans.
    Membership Criteria and Qualifications: The Committee is comprised 
of not more than 12 members, each of whom have established interest and 
considerable vocation-related experiences bearing on health care for 
aging Veterans, including experience in areas such as: VA- and non-VA 
health systems, academic geriatric and gerontology programs, palliative 
medicine, home and community-based care, nursing home care, relevant 
policy issues, and grant-funded academic research.
    The expertise required of GGAC members includes, but is not limited 
to, the following:
    a. Familiarity or experience with clinical and health policies 
concerning the elderly; and/or
    b. Familiarity or experience with the partnerships between VA and 
health sciences academic programs; and/or
    c. Familiarity with the history of geriatrics in the VA and in the 
U.S., and the unique role that has been played in that evolution by the 
VA's Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers (GRECC).
    Membership Requirements: The Committee holds at least one face to 
face meeting in Washington, DC and conducts 4-5 site visits a year. The 
ideal candidate will be willing to travel 3-5 times per year to help 
the Committee fulfill its Chartered objectives.
    The Committee's diverse membership is characterized by a range of 
backgrounds and knowledge sufficiently broad to provide adequate advice 
and guidance to the Secretary. VA strives to develop a Committee 
membership that includes diversity in military services, ranks, and 
deployments, military service, military deployments, working with 
Veterans, committee subject matter expertise, as well as diversity in 
race/ethnicity, gender, religion, disability, geographical background, 
and profession. We ask that nominations include information of this 
type so that VA can ensure diverse Committee membership.
    Requirements for Nomination Submission: Nominations should be typed 
(one nomination per nominator). Nomination package should include:

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    (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 the 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; and
    (4) A summary of the nominee's experience and qualifications 
relative to the membership considerations described above.
    Individuals selected for appointment to the Committee shall be 
invited to serve a 4-year term. Committee members will receive a 
stipend for attending Committee meetings, including per diem and 
reimbursement for travel expenses incurred.
    The Department makes every effort to ensure that the membership of 
VA Federal advisory committees is diverse in terms of points of view 
represented and the committee's capabilities. Appointments to this 
Committee shall be made without discrimination because of a person's 
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, 
national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Nominations 
must state that the nominee is willing to serve as a member of the 
Committee and appears to have no conflict of interest that would 
preclude membership.

    Dated: September 6, 2019.
LaTonya L. Small,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-19693 Filed 9-11-19; 8:45 am]
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