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Advisory Committee Names and Objectives

The following list of 26 VA advisory committees includes 17 that have been established by statute (with an asterisk *) and 9 nonstatutory committees designed to provide advice on selected VA programs and policies. 

1. VA National Academic Affiliations Council

2. Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials *

3. Cooperative Studies Scientific Evaluation Committee 

4. Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation *

5. Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Education *

6. Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Environmental Hazards *  Administratively Inactive

7. Advisory Committee on Former Prisoners of War *

8. Genomic Medicine Program Advisory Committee - terminated as of 6/9/2022

9. Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee *

10. Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses *

11. Health Services Research and Development Service Merit Review Board 

12. Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans *

13. Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development and Clinical Science Research and Development Services Scientific Merit Review Board 

14. Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans *

15. National Research Advisory Council 

16. Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special Disabilities Programs *

17. Advisory Committee on the Readjustment of Veterans *

18. Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation *

19. Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board 

20. Veterans’ Rural Health Advisory Committee 

21. Special Medical Advisory Group *

22. Advisory Committee on Structural Safety of Department of Veterans Affairs Facilities *

23. Department of Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service National Advisory Committee 

24. Advisory Committee on Women Veterans *

25. Veterans' Family, Caregiver, and Survivor Advisory Committee

26. Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board *

27. Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs *


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