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Advisory Committee Management Office

 

Training, News, and Announcements



Secretary Denis McDonough video addresses the Advisory Committee Members and Committee Managers

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Other Trainings:

General Services Administration FACA 101 

General Services Administration FACA Portal Training 

Congressional Research Service Federal Advisory Committees an Overview

VA OGC Ethics Training for Special Government Employees

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 VA Insider Article.  Way to go ACMO!! 

The General Service Administration released its Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) User Guide for the Designated Federal Officers (DFO) as of November 2023. 

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

May 20, 2024 - The Federal Register published several VA discetionary and statutory Advisory Committee charter renewals.

Solicitations for New Committee Members:

January 23, 2024 - The Advisory Comittee on Minority Veterans is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as a member on the Committee. Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received no later than June 15, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. EST.  

May 16, 2024 - The Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as a member on the Committee. Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received no later than June 27, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. EST.

May 20, 2024 - The Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as a member on the Board. Nominations for membership on the Board must be received no later than July 15, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. EST.

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 Advisory Committee Management Office.

Upcoming Advisory Committee Meetings:

May 2024:

May 1, 2024 - Veterans' Family, Caregiver, and Survivor Advisory Committee

May 1, 2024 - Special Medical Advisory Group

May 8, 2024 - Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials

May 14, 2024 - Department of Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service National Advisory Committee

May 21, 2024 - Advisory Committee on Structural Safety of Department of Veterans Affairs Facilities

May 23, 2024 - Cooperative Studies Scientific Evaluation Committee

June 2024:

June 3, 2024 - Veterans' Family, Caregiver, and Survivor Advisory Committee

June 5, 2024 - Advisory Committee on Women Veterans

June 18, 2024 - Advisory Committee on Former Prisoners of War

June 25, 2024 - VA National Academic Affiliations Council

June 26, 2024 - Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board

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