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DOD - 5214 - Ocean Research Advisory Panel - Statutory (Congress Created)
Hide Section - GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameOcean Research Advisory PanelAgency NameDepartment of Defense
Fiscal Year2021Committee Number5214
Original Establishment Date11/18/1997Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date3/15/2021Committee URLhttp://www.nopp.org/about-nopp/nopp-committees/...
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*18
Current Charter Date4/22/2020Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Head, Ocean Battlespace and Expeditionary Access Dept (Office of Naval Research)
Date Of Renewal Charter4/22/2022Designated Federal Officer PrefixDr.
Projected Termination Date3/15/2021Designated Federal Officer First Name*Thomas
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle NameG.
Specific Termination AuthoritySec. 1055(c) of the FY21 NDAADesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Drake
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*10 USC 8933Designated Federal Officer Phone*(703) 696-1206
Effective Date Of Authority*11/18/1997Designated Federal Officer Fax*(703) 696-3390
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*tom.drake@navy.mil
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Other Committee
Hide Section - RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate RequiredYes
Legislation StatusEnacted
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Panel advised the Ocean Policy Committee (per EO 13840 of June 19, 2018) and provided advice on policies and procedures to implement the National Oceanographic Partnership Program; selection of partnership projects and allocation of funds for partnership projects for implementation under the program; matters relating to national oceanographic data requirements; and fulfilled any additional responsibilities that the Committee considered appropriate.
How is membership balanced?*Membership were composed of not less than 10 and not more than 18 members consisting of the following:
a. One member who represented the National Academy of Sciences.
b. One member who represented the National Academy of Engineering.
c. One member who represented the Institute of Medicine.
d. Members selected from among individuals who represented the views on ocean industries, State Governments, academia, and such other views as the Chairs of the Committee consider appropriate.
e. Members selected from individuals who were eminent in the fields of marine science, marine policy, or related fields.
Candidates for appointment came from academia, the private sector, former senior government employees, or senior military officers. The Panel included members who represented the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering and the Institute of Medicine. Based upon an agreement among these institutions and the Council, one member designated by the institutions will represent all three institutions and his or her membership shall be approved by the DoD Appointing Authorities. There was also a desire for consideration of geographic balance to ensure the viewpoints of the different coastal and marine localities are represented.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*Regular meetings were normally held at least twice yearly. The Panel addressed topical issues raised by the National Ocean Council, and provided recommendations regarding the National Oceanographic Partnership Program investment strategy.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*Federal statute (10 U.S.C. § 7903) required the Secretary of Defense to establish the committee.
Why close or partially close meetings?Meetings for the Panel were not closed to the public.
Recommendation RemarksORAP activities were suspended in FY18 and FY19 pending the Congressional action for a legislative proposal to terminate the Panel. Per the FY21 NDAA, ORAP is terminated under the Department of Defense and will be re-established under NOAA.

No ORAP meetings were held in either FY 2019-FY 2021.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*Yes
Outcome Trust In GovernmentNoAction Reallocate ResourcesYes
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchYesAction Proposed LegislationYes
Outcome Effective Grant MakingYesAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryNoAction OtherYes
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction CommentSignificant contributions were made to the National Ocean Council.
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNANumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*NoneDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNAGrants Review CommentNA
Number Of Recommendations*52Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*No
Number Of Recommendations CommentRecommendations are broad policy comments to the National Ocean Council.

No recommendations were provided to the Department of Defense in FY 2019-2021.
Access Agency WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented*40.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentRecommendations are general policy comments relevant to multiple agencies used to assist and inform their investments. Tracking the implementation of recommendations is complicated as the onus for implementation, and the degree to which recommendations are implemented, is dispersed among multiple government entities and other organizations.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*20.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentRecommendations are general policy comments relevant to multiple agencies used to assist and inform their investments. Tracking the implementation of recommendations is complicated as the onus for implementation, and the degree to which recommendations are implemented, is dispersed among multiple government entities and other organizations.Access OtherYes
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentCommittee information and documentation is included http://www.nopp.org/about-nopp/nopp-committees/orap/ as well as the FAC database
Agency Feedback Comment*Feedback is provided through direct communication between the Chair of the National Ocean Council and the Committee. Feedback is contained in the Panel minutes.Narrative Description*The ORAP supports the agency's mission by providing senior scientific advise to the National Ocean Council. Advice is provided on policies and procedures on National Ocean Partnership Program investments, resource management, and ocean policy.
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COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members* Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members* Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$3,667.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$0.00
Payments to Consultants* Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff* Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants* Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs Est. Other Costs Next FY*$0.00
Total Costs$3,667.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Date Cost Last Modified6/22/2021 3:12 PMEst. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.05Est Cost RemarksORAP terminated under the Department of Defense in FY21.
Cost RemarksCost amount is an estimate based upon FTE support of sum of base pay and allowances of military officer paygrade O5 acting in staff support role from FY21 start to date of committee termination on 3/15/2021.  
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Interest Areas

Category
Area
Animals
Fish and Wildlife
Applied Science
Applied Sciences
Engineering
Business
Management Science
Computer Technology
Applications
Education
Education
Training
Emergency
Emergency Preparedness and Management
Environment
Earth Sciences
Environmental Issues
Oceans and Atmospheric Sciences
Food and Drugs
Biotechnology
International
International Organizations
Land
Conservation and Preservation
Land Management and Use
Legislation
Legislation
National Defense
National Security and Defense
Social Sciences
Social Sciences
Transportation
Boating and Navigation
Water
Harbors
Waterways
Hide Section - MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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Hide Section - CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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Hide Section - DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-037585Ocean Research Advisory Panel2020
 COM-035710Ocean Research Advisory Panel2019
 COM-033069Ocean Research Advisory Panel2018
 COM-001375Ocean Research Advisory Panel2017
 COM-002879Ocean Research Advisory Panel2016
 COM-003562Ocean Research Advisory Panel2015
 COM-004991Ocean Research Advisory Panel2014
 COM-005583Ocean Research Advisory Panel2013
 COM-007148Ocean Research Advisory Panel2012
 COM-007709Ocean Research Advisory Panel2011
 COM-009271Ocean Research Advisory Panel2010
 COM-009771Ocean Research Advisory Panel2009
 COM-011253Ocean Research Advisory Panel2008
 COM-011722Ocean Research Advisory Panel2007
 COM-013111Ocean Research Advisory Panel2006
 COM-013554Ocean Research Advisory Panel2005
 COM-014984Ocean Research Advisory Panel2004
 COM-015456Ocean Research Advisory Panel2003
 COM-017034Ocean Research Advisory Panel2002
 COM-017408Ocean Research Advisory Panel2001
 COM-018954Ocean Research Advisory Panel2000
 COM-019308Ocean Research Advisory Panel1999
 COM-020862Ocean Research Advisory Panel1998