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VA - 5139 - Department of Veterans Affairs Innovations in Nursing Committee - Agency Authority


Committee NameDepartment of Veterans Affairs Innovations in Nursing CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of Veterans Affairs
Fiscal Year1997Committee Number5139
Original Establishment Date9/16/1996Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date9/30/1997Committee URL 
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*Unlimited
Current Charter Date9/16/1996Designated Fed Officer Position Title*DFO
Date Of Renewal Charter9/16/1997Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date9/17/1998Designated Federal Officer First Name*Betsy
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityAgency DecisionDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Oliver
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Agency DecisionDesignated Federal Officer Phone*202-273-8423
Effective Date Of Authority*9/16/1996Designated Federal Officer Fax*202-273-9066
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary Cmte Designated Federal Officer Email*
Committee Type*Ad hoc
Committee Function*Non Scientific Program Advisory Board


Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation Status 
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The final report was widely circulated for review and comments to internal stakeholders, professional and veterans organizations and Congress. Report recommendations, along with comments received, formed the basis for strategic initiatives to foster Veterans Health Administration iniitiatives that will foster and support innovative nursing practices.
How is membership balanced?*The Committee was composed of a broad array of interdiscipilnary individuals with expertise in current healthcare practices, business practices and entrepreneurial ventures. To ensure balance in the recommendations, the Committee was composed of individuals from both the federal and private sectors. Selection of Committee members was based on the ability to provide substantial contributions based on a combination of knowledge and experience into current and future health care and nursing innovations. Within this context, the Committee composition was maintained through a balanced, widely respected and diverse membership.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The mission-specific Committee completed its activities during FY 97 through the following activities: The work of the Committee was conducted primarily in four meetings. These sessions were held at VA Headquarters in Washington, DC, on January 15-16, 1997, March 3-4, 1997, April 8-9, 1997, and at Portland VA Medical Center in Portland, OR, on June 22-23, 1997. Transcripts are on file and minutes were distributed. In addition, full membership conference calls were conducted on July 3, 1997, and July 11, 1997, and four drafts of the final report were circulated, amended and revised.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The unique background and expertise of Committee members were necessary to design, implement and interpret a comprehensive fact finding effort into those factors in the Veterans Health Administration which foster or impede innovative nursing practices.
Why close or partially close meetings?All Committee meetings were open to the public.
Recommendation RemarksNA


Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety* Action Reorganize Priorities* 
Outcome Trust In Government Action Reallocate Resources 
Outcome Major Policy Changes Action Issued New Regulations 
Outcome Advance In Scientific Research Action Proposed Legislation 
Outcome Effective Grant Making Action Approved Grants Or Other Payments 
Outcome Improved Service Delivery Action Other 
Outcome Increased Customer Satisfaction Action Comment
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg Requirements Grants Review* 
Outcome Other Number Of Grants Reviewed 
Outcome CommentNumber Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings* Dollar Value Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings CommentGrants Review Comment
Number Of Recommendations* Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer* 
Number Of Recommendations CommentAccess Agency Website 
% of Recs Fully Implemented* Access Committee Website 
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentAccess GSA FACA Website 
% of Recs Partially Implemented* Access Publications 
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentAccess Other 
Agency Feedback* Access Comment
Agency Feedback Comment*Narrative Description*
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Payments to Non-Federal Members*$24,000.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members*$50,400.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$29,200.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$0.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$35,672.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$19,831.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$10,700.00Est. 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$169,803.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Date Cost Last Modified Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.30Est Cost Remarks
Cost Remarks  
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