[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 103 (Wednesday, May 29, 2002)]
[Pages 37461-37462]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 02-13308]



Committee Management; Notice of Establishment

Name of Committee: Performance Measurement Advisory Council.
AGENCY: Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the 

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Establishment.


SUMMARY: The Director of the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') 
has determined that the establishment of the Performance Measurement 
Advisory Council (``PMAC'') is necessary and is in the public interest 
in connection with the performance of his duties. This determination 
follows consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General 
Services Administration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Schneider, Assistant General 
Counsel, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. 
Telephone (202) 395-3503 (not a toll-free call).
    Purpose and Objectives: The Performance Measurement Advisory 
Council will provide independent expert advice and recommendations to 
the Office of Management and Budget

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regarding measures of program performance and the use of such measures 
in making management and budget decisions. Council members will advise 
OMB regarding the particular processes and means utilized to assess the 
effectiveness of Federal programs and initiatives. Council members will 
draw upon their expertise in creating, implementing and evaluating 
performance measurement standards and will make recommendations 
regarding the types of measures and benchmarking systems that 
departments and agencies can employ most effectively to track program 
    The Council's proposed functions are essential to OMB's successful 
implementation of an effective system of program evaluation. The 
independent expert advice and recommendations sought through this 
Council cannot be provided internally by OMB, by another existing 
committee, or by other means such as a public hearing.
    Balanced Membership Plans: The Council shall consist of 
approximately six members. Every effort shall be made to select Council 
members who are outstanding in their professional field and who are 
objective. A balance is needed and individuals with expertise in 
performance measurement are essential. In selecting Council members, 
weight is given to viewpoint diversity, expertise in performance 
measurement, and professional qualifications.
    Duration: The Council shall exist for nine months from the date of 
the Charter, unless earlier renewed.
    Designated Federal Officer: Mr. Thomas M. Reilly, Chief, Public 
Health Branch, Executive Office of the President; Office of Management 
and Budget, 7002 New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. 
Telephone: 202-395-4926; Facsimile: 202-395-5648; Email: [email protected].

    Dated: May 21, 2002.
Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr.,
Director, Office of Management and Budget.
[FR Doc. 02-13308 Filed 5-28-02; 8:45 am]