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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NamePresident's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and UniversitiesAgency NameDepartment of Education
Fiscal Year2012Committee Number5199
Original Establishment Date10/19/1996Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date12/2/2011Committee URLhttp://www.ed.gov/whitcu
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*Yes
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*15
Current Charter Date10/1/2007Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Executive Director
Date Of Renewal Charter Designated Federal Officer PrefixMr.
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*William
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityExecutive Order 13592Designated Federal Officer Last Name*Mendoza
Establishment Authority*PresidentialDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*EO 13270Designated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 260-0513
Effective Date Of Authority*7/3/2002Designated Federal Officer Fax*(202) 453-5635
Committee Type*ContinuingDesignated Federal Officer Email*wiliam.mendoza@ed.gov
Presidential*Yes
Committee Function*National Policy Issue Advisory Board
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation Status 
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*Executive Order 13270 states “it is the policy of the Federal Government that this Nation’s commitment to educational excellence and opportunity must extend as well to the tribal colleges and universities (tribal colleges) that serve Indian tribes and Alaska Native entities. The President’s Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities (the ‘‘Board’’) and the White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities (WHITCU) established by this order shall ensure that this national policy regarding tribal colleges is carried out with direct accountability at the highest levels of the Federal Government.” The Board is specifically tasked to “help tribal colleges: (1) use long-term development, endowment building, and planning to strengthen institutional viability; (2) improve financial management and security, obtain private-sector funding support, and expand and complement Federal education initiatives; (3) develop institutional capacity through the use of new and emerging technologies offered by both the Federal and private sectors; (4) enhance physical infrastructure to facilitate more efficient operation and effective recruitment and retention of students and faculty; and (5) help implement the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 and meet other high standards of educational achievement.” The board has historically accomplished these objectives by dividing itself into subcommittees in the fields of (1) education; (2) federal agency relations; and (3) energy, economic development and technology.
How is membership balanced?*The Board will consist of not more than 15 members, appointed by the President, who are representatives of tribal colleges and universities or representatives of early childhood, elementary and secondary education, health, business, financial institutions, private foundations, are tribal officials or from other areas the President deems appropriate, such as state elected officials from areas representing Indian tribes or Alaska Natives.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*Executive Order 13270 requires the Board meet at least annually, at the request of the Secretary of Education. The Board members are tasked with providing advice and consultation on tribal colleges and relevant Federal and private-sector activities. The Board has previously hosted discussions with staff from the Secretary’s immediate office, Office of Management and Budget and the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs to ensure Administration-critical issues have an opportunity to be carried out through developing the capacity at tribal colleges and have an impact on economic development for Indian tribes and Alaska Natives.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The Board will be made up of a diverse group of representatives who will be committed to coming together to share their expertise with the President and Secretary of Education for the benefit of the nation. They will provide valuable advice on strategies for achieving agency compliance with the Executive Order and on ways in which new public-private partnerships and the initiatives can assist this country’s tribal colleges and universities in achieving their mission of bringing economic development and higher education to their communities and people. The Board will report annually on agency progress toward achieving the goals of the Executive Order and makes recommendations to the President and Secretary of Education. Without the guidance and expertise from the Board members, federal agencies and potential private sector partners could have great difficulty in prioritizing initiatives, implementing the Executive Order, and assisting tribal colleges in their efforts to create education and economic opportunities for Indian tribes and Alaska Natives.
Why close or partially close meetings?All meetings of the President’s Board of Advisors on TCUs are open to the public. However, if a meeting must be closed, the Advisory Board will follow procedures as outlined under FACA regulations for operating a closed session.
Recommendation RemarksNo meetings were held in FY2012. Terminated under Executive Order 13592, December 2, 2011.
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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 OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentN/ANumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*NoneDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentN/AGrants Review CommentN/A
Number Of Recommendations*6Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentNot applicable for FY2012.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentNAAccess GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*100.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNot applicable for FY2012Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentN/A
Agency Feedback CommentNot applicable, no meetings were held in FY2012.Narrative Description*Executive Order 13270 states it is the policy of the Federal Government that this Nation's commitment to educational excellence and opportunity must extend as well to the tribal colleges and universities (tribal colleges) that serve Indian tribes and Alaska Native entities. The President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities (the Board) and the White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities (WHITCU) established by this order shall ensure that this national policy regarding tribal colleges is carried out with direct accountability at the highest levels of the Federal Government. EO 13270 requires federal agencies to develop and implement a three-year plan that addresses how they intend to increase the capacity of tribal colleges to compete effectively for any available grants, contacts, cooperative agreements, and any other federal resources. Federal agencies are also required to submit an annual performance report that measures their performance against the objectives set forth in the three-year plan. WHITCU is charged with the responsibility to review the annual performance reports and combine Annual Performance Reports into one annual report, which shall be submitted to the Secretary of Education for review and submitted to the President.
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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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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

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Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-008102President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities2011
 COM-008975President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities2010
 COM-009901President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities2009
 COM-010909President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities2008
 COM-012009President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities2007
 COM-012775President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities2006
 COM-013630President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities2005
 COM-014663President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities2004
 COM-015783President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities2003
 COM-016634President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities2002
 COM-017771President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities2001
 COM-018653President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities2000
 COM-019679President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities1999
 COM-020537President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities1998
 COM-021388President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities1997