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Advisory Committee on Women Veterans, Notice of Meeting


A Federal Register Notice by the Veterans Affairs Department on 11/16/2021

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. app 2, that the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans will conduct a virtual meeting on December 14-16, 2021. The meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) and end 1:00 p.m. EST each day.

DateTimeLocationDecember 14, 202110:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. ESTSee Webex link and call-in information below.December 15, 202110:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. ESTSee Webex link and call-in information below.December 16, 202110:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. ESTSee Webex link and call-in information below.

The meeting sessions are open to the public.

The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs regarding the needs of women Veterans with respect to health care, rehabilitation, compensation, outreach, and other programs and activities administered by VA designed to meet such needs. The Committee makes recommendations to the Secretary regarding such programs and activities.

The agenda will include updates from VA's Administrations and Staff Offices, updates on report recommendations, as well as briefings on other issues impacting women Veterans.

On Friday, August 27, the committee will conduct an out-briefing with leadership from VISN 20, VAPORHCS, Portland Regional Benefits Office and Willamette National Cemetery. From 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., the Committee will observe a women Veterans town hall meeting hosted by the VAPORHCS. The meeting sessions and town hall meeting are open to the public. Information about the town hall meeting will be provided to the public by the VAPORHCS.

No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral presentations from the public. Interested parties should provide written comments for review by the Committee to Ms. Shannon L. Middleton at 00W@mail.va.gov no later than December 6, 2021. Any member of the public who wishes to participate in the virtual meeting may use the following WebEx link: https://veteransaffairs.webex.com/veteransaffairs/j.php?MTID=m8545cf5df8c7b3b576baa1032fe90035. To join by phone: [tel=+18335580712]1-833-558-0712 (toll free); mobile device: [tel=+14043971596]1-404-397-1596, meeting number/access code: 2763 047 1516.

Dated: November 10, 2021.

Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.

[FR Doc. 2021-24972 Filed 11-15-21; 8:45 am]

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