In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, (Pub. L. 92-463), notice is hereby given of the following meeting:
Name: Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages.
Date and Time: April 13, 2003, 5:00 p.m. to 9 p.m., April 14, 2003, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., April 15, 2003, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Place: The Washington Terrace Hotel, 1515 Rhode Island Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20005.
Status: The meeting will be open to the public.
Agenda: Agenda items will include, but not be limited to: Welcome; plenary session on performance evaluation, outcomes measurement and public accountability for the grant programs under the purview of the Committee with presentations by speakers representing the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), constituent groups, field experts and committee members. Meeting content will address the need for effective evaluation based on the stated purposes of the grant programs to ensure greater public accountability during an era of scarce federal resources. Proposed agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.
Public Comments: Public comment will be permitted before lunch and at the end of the Committee meeting on April 14, 2003. Oral presentations will be limited to 5 minutes per public speaker. Persons interested in providing an oral presentation should submit a written request, with a copy of their presentation to: Jennifer Donovan, Deputy Executive Secretary, Division of State, Community and Public Health, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Room 9-105, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857, Telephone (301) 443-8044.
Requests should contain the name, address, telephone number, and any business or professional affiliation of the person desiring to make an oral presentation. Groups having similar interests are requested to combine their comments and present them through a single representative. The Division of State, Community and Public Health will notify each presenter by mail or telephone of their assigned presentation time.
Persons who do not file a request in advance for a presentation, but wish to make an oral statement may register to do so at the Washington Terrace Hotel, Washington, DC, on April 14, 2003. These persons will be allocated time as the Committee meeting agenda permits.
For Further Information Contact: Anyone requiring information regarding the Committee should contact Jennifer Donovan, Division of State, Community and Public Health, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Room 9-105, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857, Telephone (301) 443-8044.Start Signature
Dated: March 13, 2003.
Jane M. Harrison,
Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination.
[FR Doc. 03-6786 Filed 3-20-03; 8:45 am]
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