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Army Education Advisory Committee Meeting Notice

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AGENCY:

Department of the Army, DoD.

ACTION:

Notice of open committee meeting.

SUMMARY:

The Department of the Army is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the Army Education Advisory Committee. This meeting is open to the public.

DATES:

The Army Education Advisory Committee will meet from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on March 24, 2015 and from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on March 25, 2015.

ADDRESSES:

Army Education Advisory Committee, U.S. Training Doctrine Command (TRADOC), Building 950, Conference Room 2047, Fort Eustis, VA 23604.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mr. Wayne Joyner, the Designated Federal Officer for the committee, in writing at ATTN: ATTG-ZC, TRADOC, 950 Jefferson Ave., Fort Eustis, VA 23604, by email at albert.w.joyner.civ@mail.mil, or by telephone at (757) 501-5810.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The committee meeting is being held 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.

Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of the meeting is to analyze data collected for dealing with sexual harassment and assault and, through formal discussions, adopt the findings and recommendations on the AEAC-conducted Ad Hoc Study on the Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Prevention (SHARP) program within TRADOC. The committee will receive updates on current initiatives leading to discussions of how best the AEAC can assist the Army and TRADOC in moving forward, and will finalize provisional subcommittee findings and recommendations.

Proposed Agenda: March 24-25: The committee is chartered to provide independent advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Army on the educational, doctrinal, and research policies and activities of U.S. Army educational programs. The committee will review and evaluate information related to dealing with sexual harassment and assault, as well as cultural issues affecting sexual harassment and assault within TRADOC. The committee will discuss current training and educational issues facing TRADOC and the Army. It will also discuss and deliberate provisional findings and recommendations from its subcommittees.

Public Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.165, and subject to the availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Seating is on a first to arrive basis. Attendees are requested to submit their name, affiliation, and daytime phone number seven business days prior to the meeting to Mr. Joyner, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section.

Because the meeting of the committee will be held in a Federal Government facility on a military base, security screening is required. A photo ID is required to enter base. Please note that security and gate guards have the right to inspect vehicles and persons seeking to enter and exit the installation. TRADOC is fully handicap accessible. Wheelchair access is available in front at the main entrance of the building. For additional information about public access procedures, contact Mr. Joyner, the committee's Designated Federal Officer, at the email address or telephone number listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section.

Written Comments or Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140 and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the public or interested organizations may submit written comments or statements to the committee in response to the stated agenda of the open meeting or in regard to the committee's mission in general. Written comments or statements should be submitted to Mr. Joyner, the committee Designated Federal Officer, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Each page of the comment or statement must include the author's name, title or affiliation, address, and daytime phone number. The Designated Federal Official will review all submitted written comments or statements and provide them to members of the committee for their consideration. Written comments or statements being submitted in response to the agenda set forth in this notice must be received by the Designated Federal Official at least seven business days prior to the meeting to be considered by the committee. Written comments or statements received after this date may not be provided to the committee until its next meeting. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.140d, the Committee is not obligated to allow a member of the public to speak or otherwise address the Committee during the meeting. Members of the public will be permitted to make verbal comments during the Committee meeting only at the time and in the manner described below. If a member of the public is interested in making a verbal comment at the open meeting, that individual must submit a request, with a brief statement of the subject matter to be addressed by the comment, at least seven business days in advance to the committee's Designated Federal Official, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. The Designated Federal Official will log each request, in the order received, and in consultation with the committee Chair, determine whether the subject matter of each comment is relevant to the committee's mission and/or the topics to be addressed in this public meeting. A 15-minute period near the end of the meeting will be available for verbal public comments. Members of the public who have requested to make a verbal comment and whose comments have been deemed relevant under the process described above, will be allotted no more than three minutes during the period, and will be invited to speak in the order in which their requests were received by Designated Federal Official.

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Brenda S. Bowen,

Army Federal Register Liaison Officer.

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