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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.

Training:

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 9 - May 21, 2018 - Various VA Advisory Committees - See Notice for Charter Renewals.

February 20, 2019 - Notice of Intent to Reestablish the VA Voluntary Service National Advisory Committee - See Notice of Intent.

May 14, 2019 - The Secretary of Veterans Affairs terminated the VA Prevention of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Advisory Committee.

May 21, 2018 - June 6, 2019 - Various Advisory Committees - See Notice for Charter Renewals.

July 3, 2019 - August 13, 2019 - Various Advisory Committee - See Notice for Charter Renewals.

Solicitations for New Committee Members:

On September 12, 2019, the Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee is seeking new members through October 31, 2019.  For more details, see Amended Solicitations for Nominations.

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:

October:

October 3, 2019 - Reseach Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses, The Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, 13333 Bayshore Highway, Cypress Room A, Burlingame, C.A. See
Notice of Meeting.

October 8, 2019 - Cooperative Studies Scientific Evaluation Committee, 20 F Conference Center, 20 F. Street NW, Washington, D.C. See Notice of Meeting.

October 17, 2019 - Department of Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service National Advisory Committee, Disabled American Veterans Legislative Headquarters, 807 Maine Avenue SW, Washington D.C. See Notice of Meeting.

October 22, 2019 - Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials, Phoenix Regional Benefits Office, 3333 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, A.Z. See Amended Notice of Meeting.

October 22, 2019 - Advisory Committee on Prosthetics Special-Disabilities Programs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Conference Room 630, Washington, D.C. See Notice of Meeting.

October 24, 2019 - Creating Options for Veterans' Expedited Recovery (COVER) Commission, VHA National Conference Center, 2011 Crystal Drive, Crystal City, V.A. See Notice of Meeting.

October 29, 2019 - Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board, Crowne Plaza Washington National Airport, 1480 Crystal Drive, Arlington, V.A. See Notice of Meeting
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November:

November 12, 2019 - Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development and Clinical Science Research and Development Services Scientific Merit Review Board, includes additional dates and various locations in Washington, D.C. See Notice of Meeting.

December:

December 3, 2019 - Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development and Clinical Science Research and Development Services Scientific Merit Review Board, includes additional dates and various locations in Washington, D.C. See Notice of Meeting.

December 4, 2019 - National Research Advisory Council, 1100 First Street NE, Conference Room 104, Washington, D.C. See Notice of Meeting.

January:

January 17, 2020 - Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development and Clinical Science Research and Development Services Scientific Merit Review Board, various locations in Washington, D.C. See Notice of Meeting.

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