Department of the Air Force, Board of Visitors of the U.S. Air Force Academy, DOD.
Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Board of Visitors (BoV) of the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) will take place.
Open to the public Wednesday February 19, 2020 from 7:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Mountain Time).
United States Air Force Academy, Eisenhower Golf Course, Building 3170, Colorado Springs, CO 80840
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Captain Jonathan W. Wood, (703) 695-9030, firstname.lastname@example.org or Ms. Jean R. Love, (DFO), (703) 692-7757, (703) 693-4244 (Facsimile), email@example.com.
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This meeting is held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) 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 102-3.140 and 102-3.150. Due to circumstances beyond the control of the Department of Defense and the Designated Federal Officer, the Board of Visitors of the United States Air Force Academy was unable to provide sufficient public notification required by 41 CFR 102-3.150(a) concerning changes to the previously noticed meeting agenda for the Board of Visitors of the United States Air Force Academy on February 19, 2020. Accordingly, the Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.150(b), waives the 15-calendar day notification requirement.
Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of the meeting is to review morale and discipline, social climate, athletics, diversity, curriculum and other matters relating to the U.S. Air Force Academy. The meeting will address topics that include space force integration across the Academy, updates from the Academy superintendent, commandant, Dean, Athletics department, and the Institute for Future Conflict, Senior Air Force Specialty Code matching and Innovation Showcase.
Meeting Accessibility: For sessions open to the public, subject to the availability of space. Registration of members of the public who wish to attend the open sessions begins upon publication of this meeting notice and ends three business days (February 12) prior to the start of the meeting. All members of the public must contact Capt Jonathan Wood at the phone number or email listed below in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Seating is limited and is on a first-to-arrive basis. Attendees will be asked to provide their name, title, affiliation, and contact information to include email address and daytime telephone number to the point of contact (POC) listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Any interested person may attend the open session of the meeting, file written comments or statements with the committee, or make verbal comments from the floor during the public meeting, at the times, and in the manner, permitted by the BoV.
Written Statements: Any member of the public wishing to provide input to the board of Visitors in accordance with to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and § 102-3.140 and § 10(a)(3) of the FACA, the public or interested organizations may submit written comments or statements to the BoV about its mission and/or the topics to be addressed in the open sessions of this public meeting. Written comments or statements should be submitted to the Start Printed Page 7980BoV Executive Secretary, Capt Jonathan Wood, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the email address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section in the following formats: Adobe Acrobat or Microsoft Word. The comment or statement must include the author's name, title affiliation, address, and daytime telephone number. Written comments or statements being submitted in response to the agenda set forth in this notice must be received by the BoV Executive Secretary at least five (5) business days (February 10) prior to the meeting so they may be made available to the BoV Chairman for consideration prior to the meeting. Written comments or statements received after this date (February 10) may not be provided to the BoV until its next meeting. Please note that because the BoV operates under the provisions of the FACA, as amended, all written comments will be treated as public documents and will be made available for public inspection.
Verbal Comments: Members of the public will be permitted to make verbal comments during the open session of the meeting only at the time and in the manner allowed herein. If a member of the public is interested in making a verbal comment at the open session of the meeting, that individual must submit a request, with a brief statement of the subject matter to be addressed by the comment, at least three (3) business days (February 13) in advance, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the email address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. The BoV DFO will log each request to make a comment, in the order received, and the DFO and BoV Chairman will determine whether the subject matter of each comment is relevant to the BoV's mission and/or topics to be addressed in this public meeting. A period near the end of the meeting (open session) will be available for verbal public comments. Members of the public who have requested to make a verbal comment and whose comments have been deemed relevant under the process described in this paragraph, will be allotted no more than five (5) minutes during this period, and will be invited to speak in the order in which their requests were received by the DFO. For the benefit of the public, rosters that list the names of BoV members and any releasable materials presented during the BoV meeting shall be made available upon request.
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Acting Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-02802 Filed 2-11-20; 8:45 am]
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