The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2., that the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans will meet on May 9-11, 2017, at VA Central Office, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420. On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, the meeting will be held in Conference Room 530, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, the meeting will be held in the G.V. Sonny Montgomery Veterans Conference Center Room 230, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and on Thursday, May 11, 2017, the meeting will be held in the G.V. Sonny Montgomery Veterans Conference Center Room 230, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The meeting sessions are 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 from the Veterans Health Administration, the Veterans Benefits Administration, and Staff Offices, as well as updates on recommendations from the 2016 Report of the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans.
No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral presentations from the public. Interested parties should provide written comments for review by the Committee to Ms. Shannon L. Middleton, VA Center for Women Veterans (00W), 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, or email at 00W@mail.va.gov, or fax to (202) 273-7092. Because the meeting is being held in a government building, a photo I.D. must be presented at the Guard's Desk as a part of the clearance process. Due to an increase in security protocols, and in order to prevent delays in clearance processing, you should allow an additional 30 minutes before the meeting begins. Any member of the public who wishes to attend the meeting or wants additional information should contact Ms. Middleton at (202) 461-6193.
Dated: April 5, 2017.
Jelessa M. Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-07063 Filed 4-7-17; 8:45 am]
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