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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee Name21st Century Conservation Service Corps Advisory CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of the Interior
Fiscal Year2013Committee Number76877
Original Establishment Date Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date5/31/2013Committee URLhttp://www.doi.gov/21CSC/index.cfm
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*Unlimited
Current Charter Date11/4/2011Designated Fed Officer Position Title*DFO
Date Of Renewal Charter Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Lisa
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityAgency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Young
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 208-7586
Effective Date Of Authority*6/27/2011Designated Federal Officer Fax*(202) 208-1508
Committee Type*ContinuingDesignated Federal Officer Email*lisa_young@ios.doi.gov
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Other Committee
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Committee provides recommendations to the America s Great Outdoors Council through the Secretary of the Interior on how to create a 21st Century Conservation Service Corps to engage young Americans in hands-on service and job training experiences on public lands and community green spaces. The Committee will focus on helping young people--including low-income, underserved, and diverse youth--gain valuable training and work experience while accomplishing needed conservation and restoration work on public lands.
How is membership balanced?*The members of the Committee shall be composed of representatives from among,but not limited to, the following interest groups: Youth including High School, College and Graduate Students; State, Tribal, Local, or Private/Non-Profit Youth Employment Programs and/or Conservation Corps; Veteran Employment and Training Organizations; Philanthropic Organizations, Corporations or Industry Associations Investing in Youth Service or Employment and/or Conservation Programs; Groups Investing in Connecting Diverse or Underserved Youth to Conservation Service or Employment Opportunities; Outdoor Recreation Organizations & Associations; National Conservation or Environmental Groups; Hunting and Fishing Groups; Cultural and Historic Preservation Groups; Labor Organizations or Trade Groups; Colleges, Universities, and/or Community CollegesRepresentatives from Federal Agencies from among, but not limited to the following Agencies: Department of the Interior; Department of Agriculture; Environmental Protection Agency; Department of Labor; Department of Commerce; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Office of Personnel Management; Corporation for National and Community Service;
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The Committee will meet approximately 4-6 times annually, and at such times as designated by the DFO.The Committee's work has come to an end, and the Committee will terminate effective May 31, 2013
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The Committee will provide advice on:(1) a framework for the 21CSC, including program components, structure, and implementation, as well as accountability and performance evaluation criteria to measure success; (2) certification criteria for 21CSC providers and individual certification of 21CSC members; (3) strategies to overcome existing barriers to successful 21CSC program implementation; (4) partnership opportunities with corporations, private businesses or entities, foundations, and non-profit groups, as well as state, local, and tribal governments, to expand support for conservation corps programs, career training and youth employment opportunities; and (5) pathways for 21 CSC participants for future conservation engagement and natural resource careers. The Committee is a discretionary advisory committee established under the authority of the Secretary of the Interior, in furtherance of the Take Pride in America Program, 16 U.S.C. 4601 et seq., and Ken Salazar, Department of the Interior, Thomas J. Vilsack, Department of Agriculture, Lisa P. Jackson, Environmental Protection Agency and Nancy J. Sutley, Council on Environmental Quality, America’s Great Outdoors: A Promise to Future Generations (2011).
Why close or partially close meetings?All meeting are open to the public.
Recommendation RemarksThe 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Federal Advisory Committee submitted their report to Secretary Salazar on September 5, 2012. The Committee was established in November 2011, and was tasked to provide recommendations on how to create a 21st Century Conservation Service Corp to engage young Americans in public lands and water restoration. The Committee engaged in an intensive six month process to solicit input from the American people and formulate a series of recommendations to establish the 21CSC as a bold national effort to put thousands of America’s young people and veterans to work protecting, restoring, and enhancing America’s great outdoors. The Committee's work has come to an end, and the Committee will terminate effective May 31, 2013.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction 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 CommentN/A
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherYesNumber Of Grants Reviewed 
Outcome CommentThe 21CSC is a bold national effort to put young Americans and veterans to work protecting, restoring and enhancing America’s great outdoors.The 21CSC will engage young people and veterans from all parts of the country in enhancing and improving public lands and waters in their own regions, tribal lands, states, territories, and local communities. The 21CSC will strive to represent the great diversity of today’s American youth and veterans – ethnic, socioeconomic,demographic, etc. It will ensure that eligible young people and veterans from all backgrounds and all states, tribal lands, and territories of the United States may apply to participate in the 21CSC.Number Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings CommentGrants Review CommentN/A
Number Of Recommendations*41Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentSummary of Key Recommnedations:Recommendation 1: Establish the 21CSC and Operate it through Partnerships.Establish a 21CSC and operate it through partnerships with accredited non-profit,higher education, local, state, tribal and federal conservation corps. Support anaccreditation process to ensure that partners who operate 21CSC programs havesignificant expertise, experience and capacity to operate high quality programs.Recommendation 2: Employ an Innovative Funding Strategy.Support the 21CSC principally with project-based funding from existing and new public sources leveraged and supported by private funds. Raise other funds and resources through a broad array of public and private sources. Streamline, coordinate, and create consistency among the application and granting processes of current and potential federal funding sources for 21CSC-affiliated programs.Recommendation 3: Support the 21CSC to Promote Growth and Quality.Provide for ongoing management and oversight by establishing a permanent National Council for the 21CSC along with a Federal Advisory Committee for the 21CSC. Together, charge these bodies with bringing the 21CSC to scale, demonstratingnational impact, and promoting high-quality programs and participant experiences as well as pathways to careers.Recommendation 4: Rapidly Increase the Scale and Presence of 21CSC.Double the current number of conservation corps participants and implement a two-phase plan for growing the 21CSC to 100,000 participants by 2018. Also, assessgaps and take steps to intensify the presence of 21CSC to match the needsof young people, natural resources, and communities so as to demonstrate andensure national impact.See Report for all Recommendations (Beginning on Page 16).Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*25.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentAccess GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*25.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentAccess Other 
Agency Feedback*Not ApplicableAccess CommentThe full report may be viewed at: http://www.doi.gov/21csc/progress/upload/21CSC-Full-Report-9-5-12.pdf
Agency Feedback CommentNarrative Description*The Committee provides recommendations to the America s Great Outdoors Council through the Secretary of the Interior on how to create a 21st Century Conservation Service Corps to engage young Americans in hands-on service and job training experiences on public lands and community green spaces. The Committee will focus on helping young people--including low-income, underserved, and diverse youth--gain valuable training and work experience while accomplishing needed conservation and restoration work on public lands.
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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*$0.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$0.00
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$0.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.00Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.00
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ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-00714521st Century Conservation Service Corps Advisory Committee2012
 COM-00791921st Century Conservation Service Corps Advisory Committee2011