[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 109 (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)]
[Page 36544]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-13439]



Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support (OSTLTS)

    In accordance with Presidential Executive Order No. 13175, November 
6, 2000, and the Presidential Memorandum of November 5, 2009, and 
September 23, 2004, Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal 
Governments, CDC/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry 
(ATSDR), announces the following meeting and Tribal Consultation 

    Name: Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting and 15th Biannual 
Tribal Consultation Session.
    Times and Dates:

8:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m., August 2, 2016, (TAC Meeting)
8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., PDT, August 3, 2016, PDT (TAC Meeting & 15th 
Biannual Tribal Consultation Session)

    Place: The TAC Meeting and Tribal Consultation Session will be 
held at Rincon's Harrah, 77 Harrah's Rincon Way, Valley Center, 
California 92082, telephone (760) 362-8990.
    Status: The meetings are being hosted by CDC/ATSDR in-person 
only and are open to the public. Attendees must pre-register for the 
event by Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at the following link: http://www.cdc.gov/tribal/meetings.html.
    Purpose: The purpose of these recurring meetings is to advance 
CDC and ATSDR support for and collaboration with American Indian and 
Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes, and to improve the health of AI/AN 
tribes by pursuing goals that include assisting in eliminating the 
health disparities faced by AI/AN tribes; ensuring that access to 
critical health and human services and public health services is 
maximized to advance or enhance the social, physical, and economic 
status of AI/ANs; and promoting health equity for all Indian people 
and communities. To advance these goals, CDC and ATSDR conducts 
government-to-government consultations with elected tribal officials 
or their authorized representatives. Consultation is an enhanced 
form of communication that emphasizes trust, respect, and shared 
responsibility. It is an open and free exchange of information and 
opinion among parties that leads to mutual understanding and 
    Matters for Discussion: The Summer 2016 TAC Meeting and Biannual 
Tribal Consultation Session will provide opportunities for tribal 
leaders to speak openly about the public health issues affecting 
their tribes. These meetings will include, but are not limited to, 
discussions about building tribal public health capacity, intimate 
partner violence, and reducing opioid dependence and overdose in 
Indian country.
    Tribes will also have an opportunity to present testimony about 
tribal health issues. All Tribal leaders are encouraged to submit 
written testimony by 5:00 p.m., EDT, Wednesday, July 13, 2016, to 
LCDR Jessica Damon, Public Health Advisor for the Tribal Support 
Unit, OSTLTS, via mail to 4770 Buford Highway NE., MS E-70, Atlanta, 
Georgia 30341-3717 or email to [email protected].
    Based on the number of tribal leaders giving testimony and the 
time available, it may be necessary to limit the time for each 
    The agenda is subject to change as priorities dictate. 
Information about the TAC, CDC/ATSDR's Tribal Consultation Policy, 
and previous meetings can be found at http://www.cdc.gov/tribal.
    Contact person for more information: LCDR Jessica Damon, Public 
Health Advisor, CDC/OSTLTS, 4770 Buford Highway NE., MS E-70, 
Atlanta, Georgia 30341-3717; email: [email protected] or 
telephone (404) 498-0563.
    The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been 
delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining 
to announcements of meetings and other committee management 
activities, for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 
and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

Elaine L. Baker,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. 2016-13439 Filed 6-6-16; 8:45 am]