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Advisory Committee Management Office

 

Training, News, and Announcements

This page will contain regular updates and news concerning VA Advisory Committees as well as FACA training opportunities.

Advisory Committee Management Training:

ACMO Annual Training Workshop

To access the Advisory Committee Management Office's Annual Training Workshop, please visit this link: http://va-eerc-ees.adobeconnect.com/po08uj7d4wn4/


GRECC GAS Annual Training Cover

To access the Advisory Committee Management Office's GRECC / GAS Annual Training Workshop, please visit this link: http://va-eerc-ees.adobeconnect.com/pi19nh2ux8g2/

Other Trainings:

General Services Administration : FACA 101 

General Services Administration : FACA Training Portal 

Congressional Research Service : Federal Advisory Committees an Overview 

VA OGC Ethics Training for Special Government Employees: https://www.va.gov/OGC/docs/SGE/10.html

News and Announcements:

H. R. 2011: Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Education Improvement Act of 2013

The Advisory Committee Management Office (ACMO) is in the news.  Way to go ACMO!!  For more information, see the VA Insider Article at: https://vaww.insider.va.gov/vas-federal-advisory-committees-purposeful-powerful-and-progressive/

VA Advisory Committee Charter Establishments, Renewals and/or Terminations:

April 21, 2020 - July 9, 2020 - Various VA Advisory Committees - See Notice for Charter Renewals.

Solicitations for New Committee Members:

On March 1, 2021 - Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans is seeking new members. Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received no later than July 15, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. EST. For more details, see Notice of Solicitation.

VA advisory committees are always accepting nominations consisting of a diverse group of applicants from the general public to consider for service on its Committee.  Candidates for membership should be recognized authorities in fields pertinent to the needs of Veterans.  If you are interested in serving on one of VA advisory committees, please submit a self-nomination package or recommendation letter to the Advisory Committee Management Office's mailbox at: VAAdvisoryCmte@va.gov.

Upcoming Advisory Committee Meetings:

February:

N/A

March:

March 3, 2021 - Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board, meeting virtually via Webex. For more details, please see Notice of Meeting.

March 3, 2021 - National Research Advisory Council, meeting virtually via phone 1-872-701-0185, conference ID 727 662 387#. For more details, please see Notice of Meeting.

March 9, 2021 - VA National Academic Affiliations Council, meeting virtually via conference at: 646-828-7666, meeting ID 161 601 0099, then press #590228. For more details, please see Notice of Meeting.

March 10, 2021 - Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses, meeting virtually via Webex. For more details, see Amended Notice of Meeting.

March 11, 2021 - Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board, meeting virtually via Webex. For more details, see Notice of Meeting.

March 23, 2021 - Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board, meeting virtually via Webex. For more details, see Notice of Meeting.


April:

April 20, 2021 - Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation, meeting virtually via VANTS Line 1-800-767-1750: access code: 75937#. For more details, see Notice of Meeting.

April 27, 2021 - Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee, meeting virtually via Webex on multiple dates. For more details, see Notice of Meeting.

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