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Committee NameNational Asthma Education Prevention Program Coordinating CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of Health and Human Services
Fiscal Year2019Committee Number2539
Original Establishment Date8/8/2015Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URL
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*15
Current Charter Date8/8/2019Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Public Health Advisor
Date Of Renewal Charter8/8/2021Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Susan
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Shero
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer SuffixBSN, MS
Specific Establishment Authority*42 U.S.C. 285b-7bDesignated Federal Officer Phone*(301) 496-1051
Effective Date Of Authority*8/8/2015Designated Federal Officer Fax*301-480-3547
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*
Committee Type*Continuing
Committee Function*Scientific Technical Program Advisory Board


Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*To accomplish broad program goals, the Committee is made up of members from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), as well as representatives from other Federal agencies, intermediaries including major medical associations, voluntary health organizations, and community programs.
How is membership balanced?*The Committee will consist of up to 15 voting members. Members will consist of Federal employees, Special Government Employees (SGEs), and Representatives. In addition, one official from the Division of Lung Diseases, and one official from the Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science will serve as co-Chairs of the Committee. At least three members will represent government agencies, from among the NIH national research institutes and centers involved in research with respect to asthma, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or any other Federal departments and agencies whose programs involve health functions or responsibilities relevant to this disease. At least three non-Federal members will serve as Special Government Employees selected from the health and scientific disciplines with respect to asthma. At least three non-Federal members will serve as Representatives from professional societies, voluntary health organizations, and community programs whose purpose is to enhance the quality of life for patients with asthma and decrease asthma-related morbidity and mortality.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The Committee meets approximately twice per year. In FY2019 the committee met on June 24, 2019. The committee also held 23 work group meetings.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The Committee’s primary mission is to provide advice to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) on matters concerning asthma and to facilitate the efficient and effective exchange of information on asthma activities among the member agencies and voluntary health organizations in order to enhance coordination of asthma-related programs and activities.
Why close or partially close meetings?N/A.
Recommendation RemarksReports: This committee did not produce any public reports.

Members: Robert Lemanske, Gary Rachelfsky, Lisa Wheatley, and Darryl Zeldin were reappointed.

Fernando Holguin was appointed on 9/24/18 but not included in FY 2018 report.

James Kiley and George Mensah were appointed at Co-Chairs to meet the charter requirement.

Robert Lemanske was reappointed from Chair to regular member.

Designated Federal Officer changed from James Kiley to Susan Shero.

Daily salary costs have been estimated for Federal members of this committee. The dollar figure represents a portion of their annual salary. No additional funds are paid to Federal employees due to membership on this committee.

The June meeting was virtual so there were no travel costs and honorarium for any of the members.


Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentNoAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryNoAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction CommentNot Applicable
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNot ApplicableNumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNIH supported basic and clinical research accomplishments often take many years to unfold into new diagnostic tests and new ways to treat and prevent diseases.Grants Review CommentNot Applicable
Number Of Recommendations*2Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThe Committee recommended that patient input/perspectives be included in the Asthma clinical practice guidelines under development.

The Committee recommended that future Working Groups of the NAEPPCC could address implementation of the asthma guidelines in children, adults, and communities.
Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentDue to the complexity of the recommendations made by this committee, staff is unable to determine which recommendations have been fully or partially implemented solely in response to this committee's activities.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentDue to the complexity of the recommendations made by this committee, staff is unable to determine which recommendations have been fully or partially implemented solely in response to this committee's activities.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*NoAccess CommentNot Applicable
Agency Feedback CommentNot ApplicableNarrative Description*The goal of NIH research is to acquire new knowledge to help prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability from the rarest genetic disorder to the common cold. The NIH mission is to uncover new knowledge that will lead to better health for everyone. NIH works toward that mission by the establishment of the National Asthma Education Prevention Program (NAEPP) Coordinating Committee to provide advice and guidance concerning the NAEPP, Division of Lung Diseases, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
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Payments to Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members*$4,480.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$4,480.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$311,297.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$345,202.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$1,345.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$1,351.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$0.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$14,610.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$14,700.00
Other Costs$5,134.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$5,185.00
Total Costs$336,866.00Est. Total Next FY*$370,918.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*1.40Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*1.60
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Data from Previous Years

ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-034761National Asthma Education Prevention Program Coordinating Committee2018
 COM-001955National Asthma Education Prevention Program Coordinating Committee2017
 COM-002269National Asthma Education Prevention Program Coordinating Committee2016
 COM-004108National Asthma Education Prevention Program Coordinating Committee2015