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Appendix L
1999 FEDERAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE JUSIFICATIONS

1999 FEDERAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE JUSIFICATIONS


JUSTIFICATIONS FOR FY 1999 DOD COMMITTEES SUBJECT TO THE FEDERAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ACT

Committee Name

Committee Type

Justification

Projected Cost of Committee - FY 1999

Advisory Group on Electron Devices

Discretionary

To assist DoD in planning, directing, and coordinating an effective and economical research and development program in electron device technology. These devices play a critical role in military systems in determining overall system performance, reliability, and life–cycle.

$886,000

Air University Board of Visitors

Discretionary

To assist the Air University to sustain effective programs by obtaining advice and recommendations on performance of the educational mission from members of the education, professional, public affairs, industrial, and business communities.

$61,600

Armament Retooling and Manufacturing Support Executive Advisory Committee

Discretionary

To provide oversight of the Armament Retooling and Manufacturing Support Program and a communications forum where a group of experts may advise the Secretary of the Army concerning the changing roles for Government–Owned, Contractor Operated Army ammunition plants.

$160,473

Armed Forces Epidemiological Board

Discretionary

To advise the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) on operational programs, policy development, and research requirements and programs for the prevention of disease and injury and the promotion of health. Board recommendations are used to shape DoD and Service force protection policy.

$243,000

Army Education Advisory Committee

Discretionary

To advise the Secretary of the Army on Army educational programs and educational matters of interest through five subcommittees concerned with the Command and General Staff College, the Reserve Officers Training Corps, the School of the Americas, the U.S. Army War College, and Distance Learning/Training Technology Applications.

$134,400

Army Science Board

Discretionary

To advise the Secretary of the Army and the Chief of Staff of the Army and their staffs on scientific, technological, and acquisition matters of interest to the Department of the Army.

$986,685

Ballistic Missile Defense Advisory Committee

Discretionary

To provide the Secretary of Defense with advice and insights into the ballistic missile defense program, and make recommendations on the acquisition and development of systems related to the program.

$125,500

Board of Advisors to the President, Naval War College

Discretionary

To advise and assist the President, Naval War College, by examining and making recommendations regarding the educational, doctrinal, enrollment, and research policies and programs at the college.

$8,250

Board of Advisors to the Superintendent, Naval Postgraduate School

Discretionary

To advise the Secretary of the Navy on Naval Graduate Educations Programs by reviewing curricula, instruction, physical plant and equipment, administration, state of the student body, fiscal affairs and resources, and other matters relating to the operation of school programs.

$39,016

Board of Visitors for the Department of Defense Centers for Regional Security

Discretionary

To advise the Secretary of Defense on matters related to mission, policy, faculty, students, curricula, educational methods, research, facilities, and administration of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies and the Asia–Pacific Center for Defense Studies.

$156,400

Board of Visitors, Joint Military Intelligence College

Discretionary

To advise the Director, Defense Intelligence Agency, and the President, Joint Military Intelligence College, on matters related to mission, policy, accreditation, faculty, students, facilities, curricula, educational methods, research, and administration.

$15,404

Board of Visitors, National Defense University

Discretionary

To provide the President, National Defense University, and Commandants of the National War College and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces with observations, reviews, and criticism of University and College programs, policies, research, and administration.

$13,000

Chief of Engineers Environmental Advisory Board

Discretionary

To advise the Chief of Engineers on policy development and procedural recommendations for consideration within the Corps of Engineers.

$169,000

Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel

Discretionary

To provide advice to the Chief of Naval Operations related to the role of naval power in the international strategic environment; review current and proposed Navy policies to provide advice on enhancing the Navy’s effectiveness in support of national security policy; and recommend alternative policies in the light of evolving political, economic, technological, military, and social circumstances.

$743,744

Community College of the Air Force Board of Visitors

Discretionary

To advise the Commander, Air Education and Training Command, and the Community College of the Air Force administration on the development and maintenance of career–related associate degree programs which meet the needs of the Air Force.

$29,500

Defense Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing

Discretionary

To review the calibration of personnel selection and classification tests to ensure the accuracy of resulting scores; review relevant validation studies to ensure that the tests have utility in predicting success in technical training and on the job; review ongoing testing research and development in support of the enlistment program; and make recommendations for improvements to make the testing process more responsive to the needs of Department of Defense and the Services.

$77,678

Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services

Discretionary

To provide the Secretary of Defense with advice and recommendations on matters and policies relating to women in the armed forces.

$670,020

Defense Intelligence Agency Scientific Advisory Board

Discretionary

To advise the Director, Defense Intelligence Agency, on the impact of advanced science and technology on intelligence collection and production programs.

$156,833

Defense Policy Advisory Committee on Trade

Discretionary

To provide general defense policy advice to the United States Trade Representative in conjunction with the Secretary of Defense concerning trade matters referred to in 19 U.S.C. Sec 2155.

$2,600

Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee

Discretionary

To provide the Secretary of Defense, Deputy Secretary, and Under Secretary for Policy with independent, informed advice and opinion concerning major matters of defense policy.

$190,000

Defense Science Board

Discretionary

Make recommendations to the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition and Technology) and the Secretary of Defense on issues in areas relating to scientific, technical, and manufacturing matters of special interest to DoD.

$2,313,540

Department of Defense Historical Advisory Committee

Discretionary

To provide advice to the Secretary of Defense and the Secretaries of the military departments regarding the professional standards, historical methodology, program priorities, liaison with professional groups and institutions, and adequacy of resources connected with the various historical programs and associated activities of the Department of Defense.

$115,000

Department of Defense Wage Committee

Discretionary

To make recommendations regarding wage survey and wage schedules for blue–collar employees to the Department of Defense Wage Fixing Authority to discharge the responsibility assigned by P. L. 92–392 and the Office of Personnel Management. DoD has lead agency responsibility for setting wage rates in 238 of 260 wage areas established by the Federal Wage System.

$21,880

Joint Advisory Council on Nuclear Weapons Surety

Discretionary

To advise the Secretary of Defense and the Department of Energy and inform the Joint Nuclear Weapons Council on nuclear weapons systems surety matters.

$125,000

National Security Agency/ Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) Scientific Advisory Board

Discretionary

To advise the Director, NSA, Chief, CSS and senior agency management on matters involving science, technology, signals intelligence production, information security, procedures, and management related to the mission of the NSA/CSS.

$301,000

Naval Research Advisory Committee

Discretionary

To maintain an understanding of the technological needs confronting the Navy and Marine Corps, keep abreast of the research and development which is being carried on to address them, and offer a judgement to the Navy and Marine Corps as to whether these efforts are adequate.

$557,074

Navy Planning and Steering Advisory Committee

Discretionary

To provide objective advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Navy and the Chief of Naval Operations on matters relating to ballistic missile security and anti–submarine warfare.

$16,200

Scientific Advisory Board of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology

Discretionary

To serve in the public interest as a scientific advisory board to the Director, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) and provide his or her staff with scientific and professional advice and guidance in matters pertaining to operational programs, policies, and procedures of AFIP and the central laboratory of pathology for DoD and other federal agencies with responsibilities for consultation, education, and research in pathology.

$80,550

Senior Advisory Board on National Security

Discretionary

To investigate the wide range of security challenges facing the United States in the early 21st century and lend expert advice and direction to the National Security Study Group.

$100,000

Strategic Advisory Group for the U. S. Strategic Command

Discretionary

To provide timely advice on scientific, technical, and policy related issues to Commander in Chief, United States Strategic Command, during the development of the nation’s strategic war plans.

$364,025

Telecommunications Service Priority System Oversight Committee

Discretionary

To provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Defense regarding the priority treatment of national security and emergency preparedness telecommunications services.

$40,623

Threat Reduction Advisory Committee

Discretionary

To provide advice and assistance to the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition and Technology) with respect to technology security, counterproliferation, chemical and biological defense, sustainment of the nuclear weapons stockpile, and other matters related to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency mission.

$373,060

United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board

Discretionary

To provide independent wisdom and insight to Air Force senior leaders on science and technology for continued air and space dominance.

$1,495,000

President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee

Presidential

Executive Order 13035 dated February 11, 1997, and amended July 24, 1998.

$903,000

American Heritage Rivers Initiative Advisory Committee

Presidential

Executive Order 13080 dated April 7, 1998.

$61,000

Defense Labor Management Partnership Council

Presidential

Executive Orders 12871 dated July 14, 1994; 12983 dated December 21, 1995; 13062 dated September 19, 1997.

$40,272

President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee

Presidential

Executive Order 12382 dated September 13, 1982; Executive Order 13062 dated September 29, 1997.

$2,485,600

President’s Security Policy Advisory Board

Presidential

Presidential Decision Directive NSC dated September 16, 1994.

$39,000

Special Oversight Board for DoD Investigations of Gulf War Chemical and Biological Incidents

Presidential

Executive Order 13075 dated February 19, 1998.

$1,057,500

Advisory Committee on Dependents’ Education

Statutory

20 U.S.C. Sec 929.

$143,000

Board of Regents, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Statutory

P. L. 101–511 dated October 1, 1990.

$165,000

Board of Visitors, Marine Corps University

Statutory

10 U.S.C. Sec 7102.

$50,183

Defense Acquisition University Board of Visitors

Statutory

10 U.S.C. Sec 1746.

$30,600

Defense Environmental Response Task Force II

Statutory

P. L. 102–380 dated October 15, 1992.

$851,400

Department of Defense Domestic Advisory Panel on Early Intervention and Education for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschool Children and Children with Disabilities

Statutory

20 U.S.C. Sec 1413.

$13,400

Department of Defense Education Benefits Board of Actuaries

Statutory

10 U.S.C. Sec 1464.

$47,000

Department of Defense Government–Industry Advisory Committee on the Operation and Modernization of the National Stockpile

Statutory

50 U.S.C. 98h–1(a).

$10,100

DoD Healthcare Quality Initiatives Review Panel

Statutory

P.L. 105–174, dated May 1, 1998.

$350,000

Department of Defense Retirement Board of Actuaries

Statutory

10 U.S.C. 1464.

$66,000

Inland Waterways Users Board

Statutory

33 U.S.C. 2251.

$230,000

National Security Education Board

Statutory

P. L. 102–183, dated December 4, 1991.

$111,300

Ocean Research Advisory Panel

Statutory

10 U.S.C. Sec 7903 as amended by P. L. 105–85 dated November 18, 1998.

$34,000

Overseas Dependent Schools National Advisory Panel on the Education of Dependents with Disabilities

Statutory

20 U.S.C. 1413, as amended dated October 1, 1990.

$35,650

Semiconductor Technology Council

Statutory

P. L. 103–160.

$13,000

Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program Scientific Advisory Board

Statutory

10 U.S.C. 2904.

$363,309

United States Air Force Academy Board of Visitors

Statutory

10 U.S.C. 9355.

$15,955

United States Army Coastal Engineering Research Board

Statutory

33 U.S.C. 462–2 and P. L. 88–172 dated November 11, 1963.

$333,000

United States Military Academy Board of Visitors

Statutory

10 U.S.C. 4355.

$65,500

United States Naval Academy Board of Visitors

Statutory

10 U.S.C. 6968.

$5,000

Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction Advisory Panel

Statutory

P. L. 105–261, Section 1405,

$600,000

   

TOTAL PROJECTED FY 1999 COSTS

$18,891,824

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