The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92-463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans will meet on October 27-29, 2009, in the Pan American Room at the Capital Hilton, 1001 16th Street, NW., Washington, DC, from 8:30 until 4:30 p.m., each day. The meeting is open to the public.
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 VA designed to meet such needs. The Committee makes recommendations to the Secretary regarding such programs and activities.
The agenda will include updates on recommendations from the 2006 and 2008 reports, and briefings on VA/National Guard and Reserves initiatives, prosthetic services for women Veterans, Veterans employment initiatives, readjustment counseling, and homeless initiatives for women Veterans.
Any member of the public wishing to attend should contact Ms. Shannon L. Middleton at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Women Veterans (00W), 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, by phone at (202) 461-6193, fax at (202) 273-7092, or e-mail at 00W@mail.va.gov. Interested persons may attend, appear before, or file statements with the Committee. Written statements must be filed before the meeting, or within 10 days after the meeting.Start Signature
Dated: September 25, 2009.
By Direction of the Secretary.
Acting Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-23577 Filed 9-29-09; 8:45 am]
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