[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 11 (Tuesday, January 18, 2022)]
[Pages 2599-2600]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-00818]



Office of the Secretary

Defense Business Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee 

AGENCY: Office of the Deputy Secretary of Defense, Department of 
Defense (DoD).

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.


SUMMARY: The DoD is publishing this notice to announce that the 
following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Defense Business 
Board (``the Board'') will take place.

DATES: Open to the public Wednesday, February 2, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. 
to 12:00 p.m. Eastern time.

ADDRESSES: Due to the current guidance on combating the Coronavirus, 
the meeting will be conducted virtually or by teleconference only. To 
participate in the meeting, see the Meeting Accessibility section for 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jennifer Hill, Designated Federal 
Officer of the Board in writing at Defense Business Board, 1155 Defense 
Pentagon, Room 5B1088A, Washington, DC 20301-1155; or by email at 
[email protected]; or by phone at 571-342-0070.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is being held under the 
provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C.), the 
Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), and 41 CFR 102-3.140 
and 102-3.150.
    Purpose of the Meeting: The mission of the Board is to examine and 
advise the Secretary of Defense on overall DoD management and 
governance. The Board provides independent advice reflecting an outside 
private sector perspective on proven and effective best business 
practices that can be applied to DoD.
    Agenda: The Board meeting will begin February 2, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. 
Eastern time with opening remarks by Jennifer Hill, the Designated 
Federal Officer. The Board will then receive remarks by the Board 
Chair, and remarks by the Deputy Secretary of Defense. The Board will 
then receive a briefing on Energy Reform from Mr. Richard Kidd, Deputy 
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy & Environment Resilience. The 
meeting will conclude with closing remarks by the Board Chair and 
Designated Federal Officer. The latest version of the agenda will be 
available upon publication of the Federal Register on the Board's 
website at: https://dbb.defense.gov/Meetings/Meeting-February-2022/.
    Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to the FACA and 41 CFR 102-3.140, 
the meeting on February 2, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. is open 
to the public. Persons desiring to participate in the public session 
are required to register. Attendance will be by teleconference only. To 
attend the public session, submit your name, affiliation/organization, 
telephone number, and email contact information to the Board at 
[email protected]. Requests to 
attend the public meeting must be received no later than 3:00 p.m. 
Eastern time, on Tuesday, February 1, 2022. Upon receipt of this 
information, a teleconference line number will be sent to the email 
address provided which will allow teleconference attendance to the 
event. (The DBB will be unable to provide technical assistance to any 
user experiencing technical difficulties during the meeting.)
    Written Comments and Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) 
and 102-3.140 and section 10(a)(3) of the FACA, the public or 
interested organizations may submit written comments or statements to 
the Board in response to the stated agenda of the meeting or in regard 
to the Board's mission in general. Written comments or statements 
should be submitted to Ms. Jennifer Hill, the Designated Federal 
Officer, via electronic mail (the preferred mode of submission) at the 
address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Each 
page of the comment or statement must include the author's name, title 
or affiliation, address, and daytime phone number. The Designated 
Federal Officer must receive written comments or statements being 
submitted in response to the agenda set forth in this notice by January 
26, 2022 to be considered by the Board. The Designated Federal Officer 
will review all timely submitted written comments or statements with 
the Board Chair, and ensure the comments are provided to all members of 
the Board before the meeting. Written comments or statements received 
after this date may not be provided to the Board until its next 
scheduled meeting. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.140d, the Board is not 
obligated to allow any member of the public to speak or otherwise 
address the Board during the meeting. Members of the public will be 
permitted to make verbal comments during the meeting only at the time 
and in the manner described below. If a member of the public is 
interested in making a verbal comment at the meeting, that individual 
must submit a request, with a brief statement of the subject matter to 

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addressed by the comment, at least three (3) business days in advance 
to the Designated Federal Officer, via electronic mail (the preferred 
mode of submission) at the addresses listed in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section. The Designated Federal Officer will log 
each request, in the order received, and in consultation with the Board 
Chair determine whether the subject matter of each comment is relevant 
to the Board's mission and/or the topics to be addressed in the public 
meeting. Members of the public who have requested to make a comment and 
whose comments have been deemed relevant under the process described 
above will be invited to speak in the order in which the Designated 
Federal Officer received their requests. The Board Chair may allot a 
specific amount of time for comments. Please note that all submitted 
comments and statements will be treated as public documents and will be 
made available for public inspection, including, but not limited to, 
being posted on the Board's website.

    Dated: January 12, 2022.
Aaron T. Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2022-00818 Filed 1-14-22; 8:45 am]