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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:

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:

Currently, there are no active recruitments.

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:

January:

January 8, 2020 - Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development and Clinical Science Research and Development Services Scientific Merit Review Board, various dates and locations in Washington, D.C. See Amended Notice of Meeting.

January 15, 2020 - Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Building 500, Room 1281, Los Angeles, C.A. See Notice of Meeting.

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