Department of Defense.
Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee.
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that it is renewing the charter for the Board of Regents, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (“the Board”).
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Jim Freeman, Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703-692-5952.
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The Board's charter is being renewed pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2113a and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended) and 41 CFR 102-3.50(a). The Board's charter and contact information for the Board's Designated Federal Officer (DFO) can be found at http://www.facadatabase.gov/.
The Board shall assist the Secretary of Defense in an advisory capacity in carrying out the Secretary's responsible to conduct the business of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (“the University”). The Board shall provide advice and recommendations on academic and administrative matters critical to the full accreditation and successful operation of the University.
Under the provisions of 10 U.S.C. 2113a(b), the Board shall be composed of 15 members. All members of the Board are appointed to provide advice on behalf of the Government on the basis of their best judgment without representing any particular point of view and in a manner that is free from conflict of interest. Pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2113a(e), Board members (other than ex-officio members), while attending conferences or meetings or while otherwise performing their duties as members, shall be entitled to receive compensation at a rate to be fixed by the Secretary of Defense. All members are entitled to reimbursement for official Board-related travel and per diem.
The public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the Board membership about the Board's mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda of planned meeting of the Board. All written statements shall be submitted to the DFO for the Board, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration.
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Dated: April 25, 2017.
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2017-08661 Filed 4-27-17; 8:45 am]
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