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World War One Centennial Commission; Notification of Change to Upcoming Public Advisory Meeting

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World War One Centennial Commission.


Meeting notice.


Notice of this meeting is being provided according to the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This notice provides the schedule and agenda for the September 13, 2017 meeting of the World War One Centennial Commission (the Commission). The meeting is open to the public.


Applicable: September 13, 2017.

Meeting Date: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, starting at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Saving Time (EDT), and ending no later than 2:00 p.m., EDT. Written Comments may be submitted to the Commission and will be made part of the permanent record of the Commission. Comments must be received by 5:00 p.m., EDT, on September 8, 2017, and may be provided by email to

Contact Daniel S. Dayton at to register to comment during the meeting's 30-minute public comment period. Registered speakers/organizations will be allowed 5 minutes and will need to provide written copies of their presentations. Requests to comment, together with presentations for the meeting must be received by 5:00 p.m. (EDT), on Friday, September 8, 2017. Please contact Mr. Dayton at the email address above to obtain meeting materials.

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Daniel S. Dayton, Designated Federal Officer, World War 1 Centennial Commission, 701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., 123, Washington, DC 20004-2608 202-380-0725 (note: this is not a toll-free number).

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The World War One Centennial Commission was established by Public Law 112-272 (as amended), as a commission to ensure a suitable observance of the centennial of World War I, to provide for the designation of memorials to the service of members of the United States Armed Forces in World War I, and for other purposes. Under this authority, the Committee will plan, develop, and execute programs, projects, and activities to commemorate the centennial of World War I, encourage private organizations and State and local governments to organize and participate in activities commemorating the centennial of World War I, facilitate and coordinate activities throughout the United States relating to the centennial of World War I, serve as a clearinghouse for the collection and dissemination of information about events and plans for the centennial of World War I, and develop recommendations for Congress and the President for commemorating the centennial of World War I. The Commission does not have an appropriation and operates on donated funds.

Agenda: Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Old Business

  • Acceptance of minutes of last meeting
  • Public Comment Period

New Business

  • Executive Director's Report—Executive Director Dayton
  • Executive Committee Report—Commissioner Hamby
  • Financial Committee Report—Vice Chair Fountain
  • Memorial Report—Vice Chair Fountain
  • Fundraising Report—Commissioner Sedgwick
  • Education Report—Dr. O'Connell
  • Endorsements—(RFS)—Dr. Seefried
  • International Report—Dr. Seefried
  • Other Business
  • Chairman's Report
  • Set Next Meeting—December 13, 2017—PMML, Chicago, IL
  • Motion to Adjourn
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Dated: August 1, 2017.

Daniel S. Dayton,

Designated Federal Official, World War I Centennial Commission.

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[FR Doc. 2017-16466 Filed 8-3-17; 8:45 am]