Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board, 16089-16090 [2022-05917]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 54 / Monday, March 21, 2022 / Notices Dated: March 15, 2022. Andrea M. Gacki, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury. [FR Doc. 2022–05858 Filed 3–18–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–C DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Small Dollar Loan Program Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on these requests. DATES: Comments should be received on or before April 20, 2022 to be assured of consideration. 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[FR Doc. 2022–05899 Filed 3–18–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–70–P PO 00000 Frm 00182 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16089 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board ACTION: Notice The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as a member of the Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board (herein-after referred in this section to as ‘‘the Board’’) for the VA West Los Angeles Campus in Los Angeles, CA (‘‘Campus’’) for the 2022 membership cycle. DATES: Nominations for membership on the Board must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on April 21, 2022. ADDRESSES: All nominations should be mailed to the Veterans Experience Office, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW (30), Washington, DC 20420; or sent electronically to the Advisory Committee Management Office mailbox at vaadvisorycmte@va.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eugene W. Skinner Jr., Designated Federal Officer, Veterans Experience Office, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW (30), Washington, DC 20420, telephone 202– 631–7645 or via email at Eugene.Skinner@va.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In carrying out the duties set forth in the West LA Leasing Act, the Board shall: (1) Provide the community with opportunities to collaborate and communicate by conducting public forums; and (2) Focus on local issues regarding the Department that are identified by the community with respect to health care, implementation of the Master Plan, and any subsequent plans, benefits, and memorial services at the Campus. Information on the Master Plan can be found at https://www.losangeles.va.gov/ masterplan/. Authority: The Board is a statutory committee established as required by Section 2(i) of the West Los Angeles Leasing Act of 2016, Public Law 114– 226 (the West LA Leasing Act). The Board operates in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. The Board is established to coordinate locally with the Department of Veterans Affairs to identify the goals of the community and Veteran partnership; provide advice and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21MRN1.SGM 21MRN1 16090 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 54 / Monday, March 21, 2022 / Notices khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES recommendations to the Secretary to improve services and outcomes for Veterans, members of the Armed Forces, and the families of such Veterans and members; and provide advice and recommendations on the implementation of the Draft Master Plan approved by the Secretary on January 28, 2016, and on the creation and implementation of any other successor master plans. Membership Criteria and Qualifications: VA is seeking nominations for Board membership. The Board is composed of fifteen members and several ex-officio members. The Board meets up to four times annually; and it is important that Board members attend meetings to achieve a quorum so that Board can effectively carry out its duties. The members of the Board are appointed by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from the general public, from various sectors and organizations, and shall meet the following qualifications, as set forth in the West LA Leasing Act: (1) Not less than 50% of members shall be Veterans; and (2) Non-Veteran members shall be: a. Family members of Veterans, b. Veteran advocates, c. Service providers, d. Real estate professionals familiar with housing development projects, or e. Stakeholders. The Board members may also serve as Subcommittee members. In accordance with the Board Charter, the Secretary shall determine the number, terms of service, and pay and allowances of Board members, except that a term of service of any such member may not exceed two years. The Secretary may reappoint any Board member for additional terms of service. To the extent possible, the Secretary seeks members who have diverse professional and personal qualifications including but not limited to subject matter experts in the areas described above. We ask that nominations include any relevant experience and information so that VA can ensure diverse Board membership. Requirements for Nomination Submission Nominations should be typed written (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 a willingness to serve as a member of the Board; (2) The nominee’s contact information, including name, mailing address, telephone numbers, and email address; (3) The nominee’s curriculum vitae, not to exceed three pages and a onepage cover letter; and (4) A summary of the nominee’s experience and qualifications relative to the membership criteria and professional qualifications criteria listed above. 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 Board shall be made without discrimination because of a person’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Nominations must state that the nominee is willing to serve as a member of the Board and appears to have no conflict of interest that would preclude membership. An ethics review is conducted for each selected nominee. An OGE Form 450, Confidential Financial Disclosure, is required annually for all Board Members. Dated: March 16, 2022. M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2022–05917 Filed 3–18–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Increase in Maximum Tuition and Fee Amounts Payable Under the Post-9/11 GI Bill Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of the increase in the Post-9/11 GI Bill maximum tuition and fee amounts payable and the increase in the amount used to SUMMARY: determine an individual’s entitlement charge for reimbursement of a licensing, certification, or national test for the 2022–2023 Academic Year (AY), effective August 1, 2022, through July 31, 2023. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jamak Clifton, Management and Program Analyst, Education Service (225), Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, at 202- 461–9800 or Jamak.Clifton@va.gov. This is not a tollfree number. For the 2022–2023 AY, the Post-9/11 GI Bill allows the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to pay the actual net cost of tuition and fees not to exceed the instate amounts for students pursuing training at public schools; $26,381.37 for students training at private and foreign schools; $26,381.37 for students training at non-degree granting schools; $15,075.05 for students training at vocational flight schools; and $12,813.78 for students training at correspondence schools. In addition, the entitlement charge for individuals receiving reimbursement of the costs associated with taking a licensing, certification, or national test is pro-rated based on the actual amount of the fee charged for the test relative to the rate of $2,200.96 for one month. The maximum reimbursable amount for licensing and certification tests is $2,000. There is no maximum reimbursable amount for national tests. Sections 3313, 3315 and 3315A of title 38, U.S.C., direct VA to increase the maximum tuition and fee payments and entitlement-charge amounts each AY (beginning on August 1st) based on the most recent percentage increase determined under 38 U.S.C. 3015(h). The most recent percentage increase determined under 38 U.S.C. 3015(h) is 1.3%, which was effective on October 1, 2021. The maximum tuition and fee payments and entitlement charge amounts for training pursued under the Post-9/11 GI Bill beginning after July 31, 2022, and before August 1, 2023, are listed below. VA’s calculations for the 2022–2023 AY are based on the 1.3% increase. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 2022–2023 ACADEMIC YEAR Type of school Actual net cost of tuition and fees not to exceed POST-9/11 GI BILL MAXIMUM TUITION AND FEE AMOUNTS PUBLIC ..................................................................................................... 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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 54 (Monday, March 21, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 16089-16090]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-05917]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Veterans and 
Community Oversight and Engagement Board

ACTION: Notice

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SUMMARY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking nominations 
of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as a member of 
the Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board (herein-after 
referred in this section to as ``the Board'') for the VA West Los 
Angeles Campus in Los Angeles, CA (``Campus'') for the 2022 membership 
cycle.

DATES: Nominations for membership on the Board must be received no 
later than 5:00 p.m. EST on April 21, 2022.

ADDRESSES: All nominations should be mailed to the Veterans Experience 
Office, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW (30), 
Washington, DC 20420; or sent electronically to the Advisory Committee 
Management Office mailbox at [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eugene W. Skinner Jr., Designated 
Federal Officer, Veterans Experience Office, Department of Veterans 
Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW (30), Washington, DC 20420, telephone 
202-631-7645 or via email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In carrying out the duties set forth in the 
West LA Leasing Act, the Board shall:
    (1) Provide the community with opportunities to collaborate and 
communicate by conducting public forums; and
    (2) Focus on local issues regarding the Department that are 
identified by the community with respect to health care, implementation 
of the Master Plan, and any subsequent plans, benefits, and memorial 
services at the Campus. Information on the Master Plan can be found at 
https://www.losangeles.va.gov/masterplan/.
    Authority: The Board is a statutory committee established as 
required by Section 2(i) of the West Los Angeles Leasing Act of 2016, 
Public Law 114-226 (the West LA Leasing Act). The Board operates in 
accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. The Board is established to 
coordinate locally with the Department of Veterans Affairs to identify 
the goals of the community and Veteran partnership; provide advice and

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recommendations to the Secretary to improve services and outcomes for 
Veterans, members of the Armed Forces, and the families of such 
Veterans and members; and provide advice and recommendations on the 
implementation of the Draft Master Plan approved by the Secretary on 
January 28, 2016, and on the creation and implementation of any other 
successor master plans.
    Membership Criteria and Qualifications: VA is seeking nominations 
for Board membership. The Board is composed of fifteen members and 
several ex-officio members. The Board meets up to four times annually; 
and it is important that Board members attend meetings to achieve a 
quorum so that Board can effectively carry out its duties. The members 
of the Board are appointed by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from 
the general public, from various sectors and organizations, and shall 
meet the following qualifications, as set forth in the West LA Leasing 
Act:
    (1) Not less than 50% of members shall be Veterans; and
    (2) Non-Veteran members shall be:
    a. Family members of Veterans,
    b. Veteran advocates,
    c. Service providers,
    d. Real estate professionals familiar with housing development 
projects, or
    e. Stakeholders.
    The Board members may also serve as Subcommittee members.
    In accordance with the Board Charter, the Secretary shall determine 
the number, terms of service, and pay and allowances of Board members, 
except that a term of service of any such member may not exceed two 
years. The Secretary may reappoint any Board member for additional 
terms of service.
    To the extent possible, the Secretary seeks members who have 
diverse professional and personal qualifications including but not 
limited to subject matter experts in the areas described above. We ask 
that nominations include any relevant experience and information so 
that VA can ensure diverse Board membership.

Requirements for Nomination Submission

    Nominations should be typed written (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 a willingness to serve as a 
member of the Board;
    (2) The nominee's contact information, including name, mailing 
address, telephone numbers, and email address;
    (3) The nominee's curriculum vitae, not to exceed three pages and a 
one-page cover letter; and
    (4) A summary of the nominee's experience and qualifications 
relative to the membership criteria and professional qualifications 
criteria listed above.
    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 
Board shall be made without discrimination because of a person's race, 
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national 
origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Nominations must state 
that the nominee is willing to serve as a member of the Board and 
appears to have no conflict of interest that would preclude membership. 
An ethics review is conducted for each selected nominee. An OGE Form 
450, Confidential Financial Disclosure, is required annually for all 
Board Members.

    Dated: March 16, 2022.
M. Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2022-05917 Filed 3-18-22; 8:45 am]
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