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Defense Business Board (DBB); Notice of Meeting

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Meeting Notice.

Summary

Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.150, the Department of Defense announces the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the Defense Business Board (DBB).

 

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The public meeting of the Defense Business Board (hereafter referred to as “the Board”) will be held on Thursday, April 19, 2012. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 10:45 a.m. (Escort required; see guidance in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, “Public's Accessibility to the Meeting.”)

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Room 3E863 in the Pentagon, Washington, DC (escort required; see guidance in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, “Public's Accessibility to the Meeting”).

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The Board's Designated Federal Officer (DFO) is Phyllis Ferguson, Defense Business Board, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Room 5B1088A, Washington, DC 20301-1155, Phyllis.ferguson@osd.mil, 703-695-7563. For meeting information please contact Ms. Debora Duffy, Defense Business Board, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Room 5B1088A, Washington, DC 20301-1155, Debora.Duffy@osd.mil, 703-697-2168.

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Purpose of the Meeting: At this meeting, the Board will deliberate on the draft findings and recommendations from the “Linking and Streamlining the Defense Requirements, Acquisition, and Budget Processes” and “Promoting Veterans' Employment through Concurrent Credentialing” Task Groups. The Board will also receive an update from the Task Group on “Leveraging Public-Private Collaboration to Augment the Department of Defense's Mission.” The mission of the Board is to advise the Secretary of Defense on effective strategies for implementation of best business practices of interest to the Department of Defense.

Agenda:

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9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.—Task Group Outbriefs and Board Deliberations.

Linking and Streamlining the Defense Requirements, Acquisition, andBudget Processes.

Promoting Veterans' Employment through Concurrent Credentialing.

10:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m.—Task Group Update.

Leveraging Public-Private Collaboration to Augment the Department of Defense's Mission.

10:45 a.m.—Adjourn Public Session and Dismiss Public Guests.

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Availability of Materials for the Meeting: A copy of the agenda for the April 19, 2012 meeting and the terms of reference for the Task Groups may be obtained at the meeting or from the Board's Web site at http://dbb.defense.gov/meetings.shtml.

Public's Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b and 41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.165, and the availability of space, part of this meeting is open to the public. Seating is limited and is on a first-come basis. All members of the public who wish to attend the public session of the meeting must contact Ms. Debora Duffy at the number listed in this notice no later than noon on Wednesday, April 11 to register and make arrangements for a Pentagon escort, if necessary. Public attendees requiring escort should arrive at the Pentagon Metro Entrance in time to complete security screening no later than 8:30 a.m. To complete security screening, please come prepared to present two forms of identification and one must be a pictured identification card.

Special Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodations to access the public meeting should contact Ms. Duffy at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Committee's Designated Federal Officer: The Board's Designated Federal Officer is Phyllis Ferguson, Defense Business Board, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Room 5B1088A, Washington, DC 20301-1155, Phyllis.ferguson@osd.mil, 703-695-7563. For meeting information please contact Ms. Debora Duffy, Defense Business Board, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Room 5B1088A, Washington, DC 20301-1155, Debora.Duffy@osd.mil, (703) 697-2168.

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Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140, and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the public or interested organizations may submit written comments to the Board about its mission and topics pertaining to this public session.

Written comments should be received by the DFO at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting date so that the comments may be made available to the Board for their consideration prior to the meeting. Written comments should be submitted via email to the address for the DFO given in this notice in either Adobe Acrobat or Microsoft Word format. Please note that since the Board operates under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, all submitted comments and public presentations will be treated as public documents and will be made available for public inspection, including, but not limited to, being posted on the Board's Web site.

Dated: March 23, 2012.

Aaron Siegel,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

[FR Doc. 2012-7497 Filed 3-28-12; 8:45 am]

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