The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the Defense Business Board. This meeting is open to the public.
The public meeting of the Defense Business Board (“the Board”) will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2016. The meeting will begin at 10:15 a.m. and end at 11:45 a.m. (Escort required; see guidance in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section, “Public's Accessibility to the Meeting.”)
Room 3E863 in the Pentagon, Washington, DC (Escort required; See guidance in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section, “Public's Accessibility to the Meeting.”)
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The Board's Designated Federal Officer (DFO) is Roma Laster, Defense Business Board, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Room 5B1088A, Washington, DC 20301-1155, firstname.lastname@example.org, 703-695-7563. For meeting information please contact Steven Cruddas, Defense Business Board, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Room 5B1088A, Washington, DC 20301-1155, email@example.com, (703) 697-2168. For submitting written comments or questions to the Board, send via email Start Printed Page 69053to mailbox address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include in the Subject line “DBB October 2016 Meeting.”
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This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) 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 102-3.140.
Purpose of the Meeting: The Board may receive presentations from its task groups on “Logistics as a Competitive War Fighting Advantage,” “Future Models for Federally Funded Research and Development Center Contracts,” and “Best Practices for the Business of Test and Evaluation.”
The mission of the Board is to examine and advise the Secretary of Defense on overall DoD management and governance through providing independent advice which reflects an outside private sector perspective on proven and effective best business practices that can be applied to the DoD.
Availability of Materials for the Meeting: A copy of the agenda and the terms of reference for each Task Group study may be obtained from the Board's Web site at http://dbb.defense.gov/meetings.
10:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m.—Presentations on “Logistics as a Competitive War Fighting Advantage,” “Future Models for Federally Funded Research and Development Center Contracts,” and “Best Practices for the Business of Test and Evaluation” followed by Board discussion, deliberations and voting, if appropriate.
Submission of written public comments is strongly encouraged, due to meeting time constraints.
Public's Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to FACA and 41 CFR 102-3.140, 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 meeting must contact Steven Cruddas at the number listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section no later than 12:00 p.m. on Friday, October 14, 2016 to register and make arrangements for a Pentagon escort, if necessary. Public attendees requiring escort should arrive at the Pentagon Visitor's Center, located near the Pentagon Metro Station's south exit (the escalators to the left upon exiting through the turnstiles) and adjacent to the Pentagon Transit Center bus terminal, with sufficient time to complete security screening and be admitted to the Pentagon no later than 10:00 a.m. on October 20. Note: Pentagon tour groups enter through the Visitor's Center, so long lines could form well in advance. To complete security screening, please come prepared to present two forms of identification of which one must be a pictured identification card. Government and military DoD CAC holders without Pentagon access are not required to have an escort; however, they are still required to pass through the Visitor's Center to gain access to the Building.
Special Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodations to access the public meeting should contact Steven Cruddas at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.
Procedures for Providing Public Comments
Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140, and section 10(a)(3) of FACA, the public or interested organizations may submit written comments to the Board about its mission and topics pertaining to this public meeting.
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 email address for public comments given in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section in either Adobe Acrobat or Microsoft Word format. Please include in the Subject line “DBB October 2016 Meeting.” Please note that since the Board operates under the provisions of the FACA, as amended, all submitted comments and public presentations will be treated as public documents and may be made available for public inspection, including, but not limited to, being posted on the Board's Web site.
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Dated: September 30, 2016.
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2016-24072 Filed 10-4-16; 8:45 am]
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