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DOC - 321 - Census Advisory Committee on the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations - Agency Authority
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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameCensus Advisory Committee on the American Indian and Alaska Native PopulationsAgency NameDepartment of Commerce
Fiscal Year2012Committee Number321
Original Establishment Date3/19/1985Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date2/4/2012Committee URLhttp://www.census.gov/cac/www/index.html
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*9
Current Charter Date2/4/2010Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Chief, Public Information Office
Date Of Renewal Charter2/4/2012Designated Federal Officer PrefixMr.
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Stanly
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle NameJ.
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Rolark
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Secretary's Decision MemorandumDesignated Federal Officer Phone*(301) 763-1544
Effective Date Of Authority*3/19/1985Designated Federal Officer Fax*301-763-2516
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary Cmte Designated Federal Officer Email*stanley.j.rolark@census.gov
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Non Scientific Program Advisory Board
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation Status 
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The American Indian and Alaska Native Advisory Committee (AIAN) accomplished its purpose by engaging Census leadership on priority decennial concerns and strategies pertaining to the AIAN population. The Committee identified strategies to improve AIAN Census participation and recommended improvements to enhance participation. During this reporting period, members provided feedback on the American Community Survey Formal Review and the Alternative Questionnaire Experiment.
How is membership balanced?*The Committee's charter provided for nine members. The Committee was comprised of public and private sector representatives, academia, community-based organizations and tribal representatives. The Committee provided geographical balance, including enrolled members of diverse American Indian and Alaska Native federal-recognized tribes.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The Committee met twice each fiscal year.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The Committees expertise and geographic diversity are not to be found in any other Commerce component. Because of the unique, government-to-government relationship between the federal government and American Indian and Alaska Native tribes, this committee has been beneficial in helping the Census Bureau better understand and communicate with the American Indian and Alaska Native population-- with the specific goal of reducing the differential undercount of this population.
Why close or partially close meetings?N/A
Recommendation RemarksThis committee assisted in the development of American Indian and Alaska Native 2010 Census Tribal Consultations, the 2010 Census Communications plan for American Indian and Alaska Native populations, including: toolkits, posters, television and radio ads, merchandise and materials.
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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 CommentThe Bureau has established an Inter-Governmental and Tribal Affairs Branch in the Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs Office and has hired a Tribal Liaison.
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNANumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentThe amount of American Indian and Alaska Native technical expertise found on this committee is unparalleled and would be difficult to obtain on a fee-based premise.Grants Review Comment
Number Of Recommendations*17Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentDuring this reporting period the Committee made 17 recommendations.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*11.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentAccess GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentThe agency is still reviewing this committees recommendations.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentVia Census webpage, written recommendations, and at meetings. We also have DVDs of meetings. In addition, members and Census Bureau staff frequently share committee recommendations and the results of Census/Advisory Committee deliberations in public forums during speaking engagements and outreach activities to this population.
Agency Feedback Comment*Via written responses to each recommendation, at committee meetings and follow-up conference calls to clarify Census Bureau responses.Narrative Description*This committee supported the Census Bureau's strategic plan and mission by contributing to an accurate and cost-effective (Consitutionally mandated), 2010 Census, and by increasing the public's trust of census initiatives, particularly among the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations.
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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*$58,010.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$0.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$35,365.00Est 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$17,719.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$0.00
Total Costs$111,094.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Date Cost Last Modified Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.80Est Cost Remarks
Cost Remarks  
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Interest Areas

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MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-007649Census Advisory Committee on the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations2011
 COM-009381Census Advisory Committee on the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations2010
 COM-009712Census Advisory Committee on the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations2009
 COM-011335Census Advisory Committee on the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations2008
 COM-011609Census Advisory Committee on the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations2007
 COM-013161Census Advisory Committee on the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations2006
 COM-013473Census Advisory Committee on the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations2005
 COM-015081Census Advisory Committee on the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations2004
 COM-015359Census Advisory Committee on the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations2003
 COM-017059Census Advisory Committee on the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations2002
 COM-017339Census Advisory Committee on the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations2001
 COM-019001Census Advisory Committee on the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations2000
 COM-019186Census Advisory Committee on the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations1999
 COM-020866Census Advisory Committee on the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations1998
 COM-021114Census Advisory Committee on the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations1997