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DOI - 514 - Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission - Statutory (Congress Created)


Committee NameGettysburg National Military Park Advisory CommissionAgency NameDepartment of the Interior
Fiscal Year2022Committee Number514
Original Establishment Date8/17/1990Committee StatusAdministratively Inactive
Actual Termination Date Committee URL
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*11
Current Charter Date10/14/2011Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Superintendent, Gettysburg National Military Park
Date Of Renewal Charter10/14/2013Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Steven
Exempt From Renewal*YesDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Sims
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*P.L. 101-377Designated Federal Officer Phone*(717) 334-1124
Effective Date Of Authority*8/17/1990Designated Federal Officer Fax*(717) 334-1891
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*
Committee Type*Continuing
Committee Function*Non Scientific Program Advisory Board


Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate RequiredYes
Legislation StatusPending
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission serves as an objective, third party panel that provides consideration of management and development on issues in the Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site and the historic district. The Commission usually hosts an open forum meeting to the public twice a year.
How is membership balanced?*The Commission is well balanced to perform their function of coordinating the management of the park and the historic district with local jurisdications. The five municipalities surrounding the park are represented as are the county and the State Historic Preservation Office. These members are able to represent points of view of their constituencies and conversely to interpret the park's action to them.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The Commission did not meet in FY 2022. The meetings of the Commission are relevant to advise the community of updates on the park happenings and coordinating activities within the Gettysburg National Military Park, Eisenhower National Historic Site and Gettysburg Battlefield Historic District with local governments and the community.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*Their individual expertise, varied backgrounds, gathering of information from park managers, local governments, and interested members of the public, the Advisory Commission offers a unique perspective, and advice in the management of Gettysburg National Military Park.
Why close or partially close meetings?All of the Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission meetings are open to the public.
Recommendation RemarksThe Commission is administratively inactive and did not meet in FY 2022. (1) EXPECTED CHARTER RENEWAL DATE -- Pursuant to the Commission's enabling legislation, the Section 14(b) biennial rechartering requirement has been waived for the Commission.

(2) EXPECTED COMMITTEE TERMINATION DATE/SPECIFIC TERMINATION AUTHORITY -- The Commission's enabling legislation anticipates the Commission will exist into the foreseeable future, without termination.

(3) MEMBERSHIP -- Pursuant to the Commission's enabling legislation, members may continue to serve after the expiration of their terms until successors are appointed.


Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction 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 Comment
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNot ApplicableNumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*NoneDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNAGrants Review CommentThe Commission did not review any grants for FY 2022.
Number Of Recommendations*4Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThere were no recommendations made in FY 2022 as the committee is administratively inactive.

2006 Recommendations:

(1) White-tailed deer reduction program
(2) GMP/EIS Preferred Alternative
(3) DCP/EA Preferred Alternative
(4) Removal of Cyclorama Building
Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess OtherYes
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentThe commission meeting minutes are sent to all members.If any members requests or require more information they contact the Superintendent's office and request a copy.
Agency Feedback Comment*The Chairman receives a copy of the Meeting Minutes.Narrative Description*The Commission did not meet in FY 2022. The Commission is made up of surrounding townships, municipalities, state, and county representatives. This membership gives an overall voice for the surrounding municipalities. The forum for the Advisory Commission meetings are used as a public forum for comment and questions from the commission and the public.
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Payments to Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members*$0.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$107.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$120.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$0.00
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*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$0.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$0.00
Total Costs$107.00Est. Total Next FY*$120.00
Date Cost Last Modified6/23/2022 10:22 AMEst. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.01
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.01Est Cost Remarks
Cost RemarksFederal staff support costs were incurred preparing and reviewing the FY 2022 Annual Comprehensive Review.  
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Interest Areas

Conservation and Preservation
National Parks, Sites, Trails, Recreational Areas Monuments


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Data from Previous Years

ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-039496Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2021
 COM-037159Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2020
 COM-035462Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2019
 COM-033293Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2018
 COM-001541Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2017
 COM-002735Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2016
 COM-003526Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2015
 COM-004828Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2014
 COM-005782Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2013
 COM-007164Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2012
 COM-007885Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2011
 COM-009172Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2010
 COM-009916Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2009
 COM-011080Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2008
 COM-011822Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2007
 COM-012986Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2006
 COM-013706Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2005
 COM-014968Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2004
 COM-015585Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2003
 COM-016933Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2002
 COM-017421Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2001
 COM-018850Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission2000
 COM-019379Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission1999
 COM-020731Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission1998
 COM-021269Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission1997