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Advisory Committee Management Office

 

Training, News, and Announcements



Secretary Denis McDonough addresses the Advisory Committee Members and Committee Managers. To view this video, please click Here.

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

Advisory Committee Management Training:



To access the Advisory Committee Management Office's Annual Training Workshop slides for the Parent Committee Designated Federal Officers (DFOs) and Alternate DFOs, please click Here.


Subcommittee Annual Training Cover

To access the Advisory Committee Management Office's Annual Subcommittee Training Workshop slides for the Parent Committee Designated Federal Officers (DFOs) and Alternate DFOs, please click, Here.

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, Reestablishments and/or Terminations:

June 2, 2021 - May 19, 2022 - Various VA Advisory Committees - See Notice for Charter Renewals.

June 1, 2022 - VA Advisory Committee - See Notice for Charter Renewal.

June 9, 2022 - The Secretary of Veterans Affairs terminated the Genomic Medicine Program Advisory Committee.

Solicitations for New Committee Members:

July 28, 2022, the Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials is seeking new members to serve on the Committee. All interested individuals should apply no later than, August 30, 2022. For more details, see the 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:

August:

August 3, 2022 - Veterans' Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation, meeting virtually on multiples dates/times via Microsoft Teams. For more details, see the Notice of Meeting.

August 15, 2022 - Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs, site-visit to the Albuquerque VBA Regional Office, 500 Gold Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 on multiple dates/times; also meeting virutally via Zoom. For more details, see the Amended Notice of Meeting.

August 24, 2022 - Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board, meeting virtually via Webex at 1-833-558-0712 and entering the meeting number (access code): 2762 946 7943. For more details, see the Notice of Meeting.

September:

September 1, 2022 - Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board, meeting virtually via Webex at 1-404-397-1596 and entering the meeting number (access code): 2761 336 2549. For more details, see the Notice of Meeting.

September 7, 2022 - National Research Advisory Council - meeting virtually via Microsoft Teams. For more details, see the Notice of Meeting.

September 20, 2022 - Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee, meeting virtually at 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington DC; and also meeting virtually via Webex. for more details, see the Notice of Meeting.

September 20, 2022 - Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation, meeting virtually on multiple days via teleconference call at +1 872-701-0185; phone conference ID: 705 830 563#. For more details, see the Notice of Meeting.

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