The Department of Veterans Affairs gives notice under Public Law 92-463 that a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans will be held on March 21-23, 2000, at the Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. All meetings will be held in conference room 230.
The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs regarding the needs of women veterans with respect to health care, rehabilitation, compensation, outreach, and other programs and activities administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs designed to meet such needs. The Committee will make recommendations to the Secretary regarding such activities.
All sessions will be open to the public. Those who plan to attend should contact Ms. Maryanne Carson, Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Women Veterans, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20420, at (202) 273-6193. A tentative agenda follows:
Tuesday, March 21
Welcome and Opening Remarks
New Member Orientation
Dr. Linda Schwartz, Chair
The Honorable Togo D. West, Jr.
Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Presentation of Appointment Certificates
Review: October 1999 Minutes
Dr. Linda Schwartz
Mr. Jeffrey Green, Office of the General Counsel
Briefing: Veterans Benefits Administration
Ms. Nora Egan, Deputy Under Secretary
Mr. Robert Epley, Director, Compensation and Pension Service
Briefing: Veterans Health Administration
Ms. Carole Turner, Director, Women Veterans' Health Programs
Briefing: VA Homeless Initiative for Women Veterans
Ms. Joan Furey, Director, Center for Women Veterans
General Discussion: Summit 2000
Joan A. Furey, Director, Center for Women Veterans
Wednesday, March 22
Briefing: Native American Issues
Ms. Connie Evans
Site Visit Reports: Dr. Linda Schwartz, Chair
Tampa/Bay Pines: Doug Russell
Fayetteville: Doug Russell
Washington, DC: Joy Ilem, Karen Ray, Lory Manning
Houston: Bertha Cruz, Lois Johns
Wichita: Sherry Blede
Leavenworth: Sherry Blede
Video—Female Anatomy: Diseases of the Breast
VBN Satellite Broadcast
General Discussion: 2000 Committee Report
Letter to Secretary: delay because of Summit
Linda Schwartz, Chairperson
Full Committee—Subcommittee Reports
Thursday, March 23
General Discussion 2000 Report
Next Meeting (after Summit)
Dated: March 13, 2000.
By direction of the Secretary.
Marvin R. Eason,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 00-6643 Filed 3-16-00; 8:45 am]
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