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Board of Visitors, United States Military Academy (USMA)

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AGENCY:

Department of the Army, DoD.

ACTION:

Notice of committee meeting.

SUMMARY:

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, the Department of Defense announces that the following Federal advisory committee meeting will take place.

DATES:

The meeting will be held on Thursday, March 9, 2017, Time 1:00-4:30 p.m. Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting will be need to show photo identification in order to gain access to the meeting location. All participants are subject to security screening.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held in the Members Room, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Avenue SE., Washington, DC, but is subject to change dependent on room availability. Any change of room location will be posted to the Web site at http://www.usma.edu/​bov/​SitePages/​Home.aspx.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mrs. Deadra K. Ghostlaw, the Designated Federal Officer for the committee, in writing at: Secretary of the General Staff, ATTN: Deadra K. Ghostlaw, 646 Swift Road, West Point, NY 10996; by email at: deadra.ghostlaw@usma.edu or BoV@usma.edu; or by telephone at (845) 938-4200.

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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. The USMA BoV provides independent advice and recommendations to the President of the United States on matters related to morale, discipline, curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, academic methods, and any other matters relating to the Academy that the Board decides to consider.

Purpose of the Meeting: This is the 2017 Organizational Meeting of the USMA BoV. Members of the Board will be provided updates on Academy issues. Agenda: Board Business: Election of Chair and Vice Chair, Review and Approval of the “Rules of the USMA Board of Visitors,” Swearing In of Presidential Appointees, Approval of the Minutes from November's Meeting, Status of the Annual Report. Agenda: Key Events since the last Board Meeting; Culture of Excellence; Strategic Planning and Continuous Improvement; Developing Leaders of Character; Building and Sustaining Effective and Diverse Teams: Admissions Update, USMA Preparatory School (USMAPS) Update, Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Update; Intellectual Capital; Stewardship: Army West Point Athletic Association (AWPAA) Update, Facilities Update; Upcoming Events.Start Printed Page 11021

Public's Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b 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 Mrs. Ghostlaw, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. 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, and members of the public attending the committee meeting will not be permitted to present questions from the floor or speak to any issue under consideration by the committee. Because the committee meeting will be held in a Federal Government facility security screening is required. A government photo ID is required to enter the building. Please note that security and gate guards have the right to inspect vehicles and persons seeking to enter and exit the installation. Longworth House Office Building, is fully handicap accessible. Wheelchair access is available at the entrance on Independence Avenue SE at the Driveway Level. For additional information about public access procedures, contact Mrs. Ghostlaw, 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 Mrs. Ghostlaw, 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. Written comments or statements should be submitted to Mrs. Ghostlaw, the committee Designated Federal Officer, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. 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. The Designated Federal Official will review all timely submitted written comments or statements with the committee Chairperson and ensure the comments are provided to all members of the committee before the meeting. 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. However, the committee Designated Federal Official and Chairperson may choose to invite certain submitters to present their comments verbally during the open portion of this meeting or at a future meeting. The Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the committee Chairperson, may allot a specific amount of time for submitters to present their comments verbally.

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Brenda S. Bowen,

Army Federal Register Liaison Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2017-03202 Filed 2-16-17; 8:45 am]

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