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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameU.S. Southern Command Advisory GroupAgency NameDepartment of Defense
Fiscal Year2007Committee Number31919
Original Establishment Date3/8/2007Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date9/30/2007Committee URL 
New Committee This FYYesPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*25
Current Charter Date4/2/2007Designated Fed Officer Position Title*
Date Of Renewal Charter4/2/2009Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date4/1/2008Designated Federal Officer First Name*
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*TBD
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Director for Administration and Management MemoDesignated Federal Officer Phone* 
Effective Date Of Authority*3/8/2007Designated Federal Officer Fax*
Committee Type*ContinuingDesignated Federal Officer Email* 
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Other Committee
Hide Section - RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation Status 
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The host of dynamic, transnational challenges within the Southern Hemisphere demand a multi-functional and interagency approach. The committee will accomplish this purpose by providing the Secretary of Defense, through the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Commander, U.S. Southern Command, independent advice and recommendations on the dynamic, transnational challenges facing the United States and its allies with respect to the U.S. Southern Command responsibilities.
How is membership balanced?*The committee membership is composed of no more than 25 members. These individuals are eminent authorities in the fields of national defense, geopolitical and national security affairs, or Latin America and the Caribbean. Note the Department of Defense has elected to terminate the committee's charter early; no members were nominated for consideration nor were any members appointed by the Secretary of Defense.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The estimated number of committee meetings per fiscal year is four (4).No meetings were held in fiscal year 2007 since the Department of Defense elected to terminate the committee's charter early.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*Bringing together a unique mix of DoD and non-DoD executives, academics and private sector leaders provide a new and innovate approach to U.S. Southern Command challenges.
Why close or partially close meetings?Meetings are not closed to the public unless the Department of Defense determines that items on the planned agenda meet the closed meeting provisions of 5 U.S.C. § 552b(c). Pursuant to DoD policy closed meetings can only be authorized by the DoD Sponsor, which is the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff or designee, and only after consultation with the appropriate General Counsel office within the Department of Defense.Note: No meetings were held in fiscal year 2007 since the Department of Defense elected to terminate the committee's charter early.
Recommendation RemarksThe Department of Defense filed the committee's charter on April 2, 2007 with the appropriate congressional committees, the Library of Congress, and the Committee Management Secretariat.

Since that time, the Commander U.S. Southern Command has not taken any action to appoint a Designated Federal Officer or nominate potential committee members for approval by the Secretary of Defense.

Based upon changing requirements within U.S. Southern Command, the commander has requested that the committee be terminated early. The Department of Defense concurs in that action and, as such, the charter will be terminated effective September 30, 2007.

No public funds were expended for this committee and no committee were nominated for consideration or appointed to the committee.
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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 CommentCommittee's charter was terminated early. No meetings were held; no public funds were expended; and no committee members were nominated or appointed.
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentCommittee's charter was terminated early. No meetings were held; no public funds were expended; and no committee members were nominated or appointed.Number Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*NoneDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentCommittee's charter was terminated early. No meetings were held; no public funds were expended; and no committee members were nominated or appointed.Grants Review CommentNA
Number Of Recommendations*0Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*No
Number Of Recommendations CommentCommittee's charter was terminated early. No meetings were held; no public funds were expended; and no committee members were nominated or appointed.Access Agency WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentCommittee's charter was terminated early. No meetings were held; no public funds were expended; and no committee members were nominated or appointed.Access GSA FACA WebsiteNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentCommittee's charter was terminated early. No meetings were held; no public funds were expended; and no committee members were nominated or appointed.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*NoAccess CommentCommittee's charter was terminated early. No meetings were held; no public funds were expended; and no committee members were nominated or appointed.
Agency Feedback CommentCommittee's charter was terminated early. No meetings were held; no public funds were expended; and no committee members were nominated or appointed.Narrative Description*Committee's charter was terminated early. No meetings were held; no public funds were expended; and no committee members were nominated or appointed.
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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
Hide Section - MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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Hide Section - CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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