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DOL - 640 - Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship - Agency Authority
Hide Section - GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameAdvisory Committee on ApprenticeshipAgency NameDepartment of Labor
Fiscal Year2022Committee Number640
Original Establishment Date8/16/1937Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttps://www.apprenticeship.gov/advisory-committ...
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*30
Current Charter Date5/19/2021Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Administrator, Office of Apprenticeship
Date Of Renewal Charter5/19/2023Designated Federal Officer PrefixMr.
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*John
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle NameV.
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Ladd
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*P.L. 7-309, 29 U.S.C. 50aDesignated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 693-3616
Effective Date Of Authority*8/16/1937Designated Federal Officer Fax*(202) 693-3799
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*ladd.john@dol.gov
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Non Scientific Program Advisory Board
Hide Section - RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The purpose of the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA) is to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Labor (Secretary) on ways to better utilize the apprenticeship training model in order to provide equitable career pathways that advance the dignity of work for everyone, emphasizing three strategic areas: (1) the expansion, modernization, and diversification of the National Apprenticeship model; (2) the expansion of apprenticeships into new industries and sectors including, but not limited to, cybersecurity, clean energy, advanced manufacturing, information technology, and healthcare; and (3) equitable access for all workers to participate and succeed in the National Apprenticeship system.
How is membership balanced?*The ACA is composed of 27-30 voting representatives appointed by the Secretary. Committee membership will include a balanced representation of employers, labor organizations, and members of the public. The National Association of State and Territorial Apprenticeship Directors will be represented by its current President on the public group. The Secretary will appoint one of the public members as ACA Chairperson.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The ACA will meet approximately two or three times annually, pending the availability of funds. The first meeting of the newly reestablished ACA was held on October 6, 2021. Subsequent ACA meetings were held on January 26, 2022, May 16, 2022, and September 27, 2022. The next meeting of the ACA is expected to be held in December 2022.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The ACA represents a unique group of stakeholders that represent workers voice, the larger apprenticeship ecosystem, and the goal of a more diverse apprenticeship system.
Why close or partially close meetings?ACA meetings are open to the public.
Recommendation RemarksNone.
Hide Section - PERFORMANCE MEASURES

PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesYes
Outcome Major Policy ChangesYesAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherYes
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction CommentWhile the ACA's 2022 recommendations are still under review, ETA is proposing a multi-pronged implementation approach that considers the following nine categories.

1. Increased Organizational Capacity
2. Regulatory and Policy Guidance (future)
3. Enforcement and Oversight
4. Technical Assistance and System Building
5. Federal Investments (future)
6. Industry-specific Strategies to Support Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) Expansion
7. Promotion and Partnerships
8. Data, Technology, and Process Improvements
9. Federal Agency Coordination
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentN/A.Number Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentN/A.Grants Review CommentN/A.
Number Of Recommendations*145Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentOn May 16, 2022, the ACA submitted an Interim report to the Department containing 145 recommendations across four broad areas. The report is currently under review, an electronic copy of the report can be accessed here: https://www.apprenticeship.gov/sites/default/files/aca-interim-report-may-2022.pdf.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*92.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentThe ACA’s Interim report and the number of recommendations being accepted and fully implemented, is ongoing and still under Departmental review. The percentage listed is preliminary pending final review and further implementation effortsAccess GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*4.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentThe ACA’s Interim report and the number of recommendations being accepted and being partially implemented, is ongoing and still under Departmental review. The percentage listed is preliminary pending final review and further implementation efforts.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentN/A.
Agency Feedback Comment*Representatives from the Department of Labor attend meetings and engage in dialogue with the ACA on a variety of issues. The ACA receives periodic updates and briefings from the DFO and Office of Apprenticeship staff on the status of their recommendations.

Information regarding the updates and briefings can be found on the ACA’s webpage at https://www.apprenticeship.gov/advisory-committee-apprenticeship. To view materials these materials, click the meetings tab. There you find meeting agendas, presentations, and any other documents shared with the committee.
Narrative Description*The ACA members bring a wide range of experience and represent the combined expertise of leaders across industry and workforce sectors. The ACA will provide advice and recommendations on how the Department can promote greater awareness of the benefits of apprenticeship, foster increased alignment between apprenticeship opportunities and workforce and education systems, expand apprenticeship into new industries and occupations and ensure equity for under-represented and historically marginalize communities.
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COSTS

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*$75,398.13Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$52,557.21
Payments to Consultants*$317,976.20Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$200,000.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$11,072.97Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$60,660.00
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*$44,484.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$8,000.00
Other Costs$0.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$0.00
Total Costs$404,447.30Est. Total Next FY*$365,701.21
Date Cost Last Modified10/21/2022 5:02 PMEst. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.53
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.51Est Cost Remarks
Cost RemarksThe need to develop an interim report in an extremely short period of time (from first meeting in October, 2021 to third meeting in May 2022) and managing four active subcommittees were the primary drivers of increased costs for the ACA in FY22.  
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Interest Areas

Category
Area
Business
Industry
Manufacturing
Civil Rights
Equal Opportunity
Minorities
Women
Education
Education
Training
Energy
Energy
Government
Internal Federal Government
Labor
Job Training
Hide Section - MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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Hide Section - SUBCOMMITTEES

SUBCOMMITTEES

Committee

Subcommittees

ActionCommittee System IDSubcommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-040580Apprenticeship Modernization2022
 COM-040582Apprenticeship Pathways: Pre-Apprenticeship, Youth Apprenticeship, and Degree Apprenticeship2022
 COM-040583Ex Officio Federal Workgroup2022
 COM-040579Increasing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access2022
 COM-040581Industry Engagement in New and Emerging Sectors2022
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CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

No Documents Found
Hide Section - DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-039582Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship2021
 COM-038838Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship2019
 COM-032705Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship2018
 COM-001582Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship2017
 COM-002715Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship2016
 COM-003725Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship2015
 COM-004802Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship2014
 COM-005684Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship2013
 COM-006966Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship2012
 COM-007993Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship2011
 COM-009240Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship2010
 COM-010042Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship2009
 COM-011017Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship2008
 COM-011945Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship2007
 COM-013021Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship2006
 COM-013787Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship2005
 COM-014732Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship2004
 COM-015742Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship2003
 COM-016719Federal Committee on Registered Apprenticeship2002
 COM-017489Federal Committee on Registered Apprenticeship2001
 COM-018664Federal Committee on Registered Apprenticeship2000
 COM-019460Federal Committee on Registered Apprenticeship1999
 COM-020744Federal Committee on Apprenticeship1998
 COM-021498Federal Committee on Apprenticeship1997