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VA - 28 - Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education - Statutory (Congress Created)


Committee NameVeterans' Advisory Committee on EducationAgency NameDepartment of Veterans Affairs
Fiscal Year2022Committee Number28
Original Establishment Date3/16/1966Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URL 
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*12
Current Charter Date3/12/2021Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Designated Federal Officer
Date Of Renewal Charter3/12/2023Designated Federal Officer PrefixMr.
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Joseph
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination Authority38 U.S.C. 3692Designated Federal Officer Last Name*Maltby
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*38 U.S.C. 3692Designated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 227-0879
Effective Date Of Authority*3/16/1966Designated Federal Officer Fax*(202) 273-4879
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*
Committee Type*Continuing
Committee Function*Non Scientific Program Advisory Board


Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredYes
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Committee is charged with assessing Veterans' educational and employment requirements in conjunction with educational and technological advances in their various fields. The Committee provides recommendations to the Secretary in the administration of the educational programs under title 38, United States Code. The Committee continues to focus on Distance Learning, Veteran Vocational Education and Training Programs, and Apprenticeship Programs, and IT system modernization. The Committee's work supports two of VA's strategic goals: Veterans choose VA for easy access, greater choices, and clear information to make informed decisions (#1) and VA will modernize systems and focus resources more efficiently to be competitive and to provide World Class capabilities to Veterans and its employees (#4). The Committee held two public meetings in FY 2022. Public Law 115-48, Title III, Section 306, reauthorized the Committee through December 31, 2022.
How is membership balanced?*The Committee is comprised of eminent representatives from education, labor, and management. With their varied backgrounds, the members bring to the Committee expertise on 1) Active Duty service; 2) experience using the GI Bill education programs to further their own education; 3) Reserve and National Guard affairs; 4) institutions of higher learning; and 5) apprentice and on-the-job training programs. Close attention is given to equitable geographic distribution and to ethnic and gender representation.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*By charter, the Committee is expected to meet at least once annually. The Committee held one virtual meeting October 19-20, 2021 and one May 24-25, 2022. Meetings are made relevant by focusing on providing any information needed by the Committee to produce recommendations and then discussing drafts for recommendations to be submitted this term. The Committee projects holding two meetings in FY23, one virtual and one in person.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*Committee members offer a wide range of unique experiences from institutions of higher learning, Veteran Service Organizations, GI Bill students, and technology companies on the needs of Veterans and schools.
Why close or partially close meetings?The Committee meetings are open to the public.
Recommendation RemarksVeterans Benefits Administration is recommending the Committee continue in force.


Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesYes
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 DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction CommentN/A
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 CommentNot ApplicableGrants Review CommentNA
Number Of Recommendations*104Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThis is the total number of recommendations for FY 2003 through FY 2022.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*35.00%Access Committee WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*45.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentN/A
Agency Feedback Comment*Feedback is provided through written responses to the Committee's recommendations. No recommendations were issued in FY20 or FY21.Narrative Description*The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on the administration of education and training programs for veterans and servicepersons, reservists, and dependents of veterans under Chapters 30, 32, 33, 35, and 36 of Title 38, and Chapter 1606 of Title 10, United States Code.
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Payments to Non-Federal Members*$7,000.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$7,000.00
Payments to Federal Members* Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY* 
Payments to Federal Staff*$33,366.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$34,367.00
Payments to Consultants* Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY* 
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$14,000.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members* 
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff* Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY* 
Travel Reimb. For Consultants* Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY* 
Other Costs$17,000.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$17,000.00
Total Costs$57,366.00Est. Total Next FY*$72,367.00
Date Cost Last Modified9/19/2022 5:52 PMEst. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.25
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.25Est Cost RemarksIn-person meetings are scheduled to resume in FY23.
Cost RemarksThe resumption of in-person meetings was delayed until the Fall meeting for CY22, in FY23. The cost of the transcription service, listed in "Other Costs" also increased.  
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Interest Areas

Schools and Academic Institutions
Job Training
Rehabilitation and Disability
Veterans and Veterans' Medical Care


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Data from Previous Years

ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-039944Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2021
 COM-037762Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2020
 COM-035941Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2019
 COM-033590Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2018
 COM-001862Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2017
 COM-003117Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2016
 COM-003305Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2015
 COM-005195Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2014
 COM-006119Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2013
 COM-006389Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2012
 COM-008211Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2011
 COM-009452Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2010
 COM-010271Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2009
 COM-010814Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2008
 COM-011549Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2007
 COM-012410Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2006
 COM-013407Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2005
 COM-014395Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2004
 COM-015255Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2003
 COM-017083Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2002
 COM-017299Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2001
 COM-019039Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education2000
 COM-019253Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education1999
 COM-020229Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education1998
 COM-021133Veterans' Advisory Committee on Education1997