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Advisory Committee Names and Objectives

The following list of 27 VA advisory committees includes 18 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. Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee *

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

10. Health Services Research and Development Service Merit Review Board 

11. Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans *

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

13. Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans *

14. National Research Advisory Council 

15. Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special Disabilities Programs *

16. Advisory Committee on the Readjustment of Veterans *

17. Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation *

18. Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board 

19. Veterans’ Rural Health Advisory Committee 

20. Special Medical Advisory Group *

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

22. Department of Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service National Advisory Committee 

23. Advisory Committee on Women Veterans *

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

25. Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board *

26. Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs *

27. Advisory Committee on U.S. Outlying Areas and Freely Associated States *


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