The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, that the National Research Advisory Council will hold a meeting on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Room 230, Washington, DC 20420. The meeting will convene at 9:00 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m. This meeting is open to the public.
The purpose of the National Research Advisory Council is to advise the Secretary on research development conducted by the Veterans Health Administration, including policies and programs targeting the high priority of Veterans' health care needs.
On March 4, 2019, the agenda will include ethics training, briefing from Advisory Committee Management Office (ACMO), and briefings on various VA Research programs designed to enhance the research potential for Veterans. The Committee will also explore potential recommendations to be included in the next annual report. No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral presentations from the public. However, public comments and presentations can be submitted to Avery Rock, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Research and Development (10X2), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, at (202) 461-9760, or by email at Avery.Rock@va.gov no later than close of business on February 26, 2020. All questions and presentations will be presented during the public comment section of the meeting. 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. Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact Avery Rock at the above phone number or email address noted above.
Dated: January 24, 2020.
LaTonya L. Small,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-01542 Filed 1-28-20; 8:45 am]
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