The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2., that the VA National Academic Affiliations Council (the Council) will meet via conference call on December 8, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST. The meeting is open to the public.
The purpose of the Council is to advise the Secretary on matters affecting partnerships between VA and its academic affiliates.
On December 8, 2020, the Council will receive briefings about health profession student debt; VA scholarship and loan repayment opportunities; status of VA's Electronic Health Record implementation; and updates from its Subcommittees. The Council will receive public comments from 2:45 p.m. to 2:55 p.m. EST.
Interested persons may attend and/or present oral statements to the Council. The dial in number to attend the conference call is: 646-828-7666. At the prompt, enter meeting ID 160 398 5160, then press #. The meeting passcode is 531119, then press #. Individuals seeking to present oral statements are invited to submit a 1-2 page summary of their comments at the time of the meeting for inclusion in the official meeting record. Oral presentations will be limited to five minutes or less, depending on the number of participants. Interested parties may also provide written comments for review by the Council prior to the meeting or at any time, by email to Larissa.Emory@va.gov, or by mail to Larissa A. Emory PMP, CBP, MS, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Academic Affiliations (10X1), 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420. Any member of the public wishing to participate or seeking additional information should contact Ms. Emory via email or by phone at (915) 269-0465.
Dated: November 5, 2020.
Jelessa M. Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-24907 Filed 11-9-20; 8:45 am]
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