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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NamePreservation Technology and Training BoardAgency NameDepartment of the Interior
Fiscal Year2019Committee Number1657
Original Establishment Date10/30/1992Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttp://ncptt.nps.gov/about-us/ptt-board/
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*12
Current Charter Date6/20/2018Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Executive Director, National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
Date Of Renewal Charter6/20/2020Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Kirk
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle NameA
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Cordell
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*P.L. 102-575Designated Federal Officer Phone*(318) 356-7444
Effective Date Of Authority*10/30/1992Designated Federal Officer Fax*(318) 356-9119
Committee Type*ContinuingDesignated Federal Officer Email*kirk_cordell@nps.gov
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Scientific Technical Program Advisory Board
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Board did not meet in FY 2018. Annual meetings of the Board are held (1) in Natchitoches, Louisiana (location of the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training) to provide opportunity for the Board to observe the progress of the Center staff in the development of Center programs and facilities which have been developed to serve historic preservation across the United States; or (2) in various other locations throughout the United States to provide opportunity for the Board to meet with preservation professionals to speak about the Center programs and how the programs might serve the field at large. 2018 ACCOMPLISHMENTS: I) The Board did not meet during FY 2018. II) Reviewing competitive grant submissions and making recommendations for final award decisions by the Secretary's designee (Director, NPS). In FY 2018, the Center received 27 complete applications requesting $952,482. Seven preservation technology and training grant applications were awarded totaling $252,626: 1) National Park Service - The Southern Arizona Office, $27,903; 2) Angelo State University, $39,174; 3) University of New Mexico, $39,984; 4) University of Cincinnati, $40,000; 5) The Catholic University of America, $40,000; 6) University of Arkansas, $25,565; 7) Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, $40,000.
How is membership balanced?*Membership is as prescribed by the enabling legislation and is comprised of 13 members, as follows: (1) the Secretary of the Interior's designee; (2) six members appointed by the Secretary who represent appropriate Federal, State and local agencies, State and local historic preservation commissions, and other public and international organizations; and (3) six members appointed by the Secretary on the basis of outstanding professional qualifications who represent major organizations in the fields of archeology, architecture, conservation, curation, engineering, history, historic preservation, landscape architecture, planning, or preservation education.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*Regular meetings of the Board are scheduled once a year in Natchitoches, Louisiana, where the National Center for Preservation and Technology is located, or at varying locations across the United States. The Board provides critical insight to the Secretary and the staff of the Center.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The Preservation Technology and Training Board has been established by the Congress to (1) provide leadership, policy advice, and professional oversight to the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, located at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana; (2) advise the Secretary of the Interior on priorities and the allocation of grants among the activities of the Center; and (3) submit an annual report to the President and the Congress. There is no parallel advisory committee with the balance of expertise and representation available to advise the Secretary of the Interior on matters of preservation technology and related training issues.
Why close or partially close meetings?All meetings are open.
Recommendation RemarksThe Board did not meet in FY 2018.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*Yes
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesYes
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchYesAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingYesAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsYes
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction CommentNA
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*Yes
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNot ApplicableNumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*NoneDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNAGrants Review CommentNA
Number Of Recommendations*35Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThe Board did not meet in FY 2018. The Board did not meet in FY 2017 in part due to the DOI review of all FACA committees. The Board requested a one page simple list of things that the board can do in the next year for NCPTT.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*100.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentN/A
Agency Feedback CommentProvide feedback by reporting at following board meeting how recommendations were implemented.Narrative Description*Created by Public Law 102-575 in 1992, the purpose of the Board is to provide leadership, policy advice, and professional oversight to the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training located at Northwestern State University of Louisiana in Natchitoches, Louisiana. A unit of the National Park Service, the Center was created by the 1992 Amendments to the National Historic Preservation Act to coordinate and promote preservation research, distribute information, and provide training about preservation skills and technologies. Other responsibilities of the Board include advising the Secretary on priorities and the allocation of grants among the activities of the Center and submitting an annual report to the President and the Congress.
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COSTS

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Total Costs$0.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

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Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-033254Preservation Technology and Training Board2018
 COM-001555Preservation Technology and Training Board2017
 COM-002779Preservation Technology and Training Board2016
 COM-003688Preservation Technology and Training Board2015
 COM-004863Preservation Technology and Training Board2014
 COM-005639Preservation Technology and Training Board2013
 COM-007014Preservation Technology and Training Board2012
 COM-007915Preservation Technology and Training Board2011
 COM-009210Preservation Technology and Training Board2010
 COM-009867Preservation Technology and Training Board2009
 COM-011103Preservation Technology and Training Board2008
 COM-011793Preservation Technology and Training Board2007
 COM-012955Preservation Technology and Training Board2006
 COM-013680Preservation Technology and Training Board2005
 COM-014860Preservation Technology and Training Board2004
 COM-015602Preservation Technology and Training Board2003
 COM-017004Preservation Technology and Training Board2002
 COM-017483Preservation Technology and Training Board2001
 COM-018829Preservation Technology and Training Board2000
 COM-019217Preservation Technology and Training Board1999
 COM-020681Preservation Technology and Training Board1998
 COM-021250Preservation Technology and Training Board1997