[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 94 (Monday, May 16, 2022)]
[Pages 29739-29740]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-10493]



Office of the Secretary

Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees--
Department of the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board

AGENCY: Department of Defense (DoD).

ACTION: Renewal of Federal advisory committee.


SUMMARY: The DoD is publishing this notice to announce that it is 
renewing the Department of the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board (DAF 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, DoD Advisory Committee 
Management Officer, 703-692-5952.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The DAF SAB is being renewed in accordance 
with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C., appendix) and 
41 CFR 102-3.50(d). The charter and contact information for the DAF 
SAB's Designated Federal Officer (DFO) are found at https://www.facadatabase.gov/FACA/apex/FACAPublicAgencyNavigation.
    The DAF SAB provides the Secretary of Defense and Deputy Secretary 
of Defense with independent advice and recommendations on matters 
supporting the Department of the Air Force's (DAF) scientific and 
technical (S&T) enterprise and specifically on matters pertaining to 
(a) conducting studies on topics deemed critical by the Secretary of 
the Air Force; (b) recommending applications of technology to improve 
DAF capabilities; and (c) providing independent reviews of the quality 
and relevance of the DAF S&T programs. The DAF SAB is composed of no 
more than 20 members who are eminent authorities in the fields of 
defense and/or S&T. These members come from varied backgrounds such as 
science, technology, manufacturing, acquisition, logistics, public or 
private sector business management, Federally Funded Research and 
Development Centers, National Laboratories, and academia (universities 
and colleges).
    Individual members are appointed according to DoD policy and 
procedures, and serve a term of service of one-to-four years with 
annual renewals. One member will be appointed as Chair of the DAF SAB. 
No member, unless approved according to DoD policy and procedures, may 
serve more than two consecutive terms of service on the DAF SAB, or 
serve on more than two DoD Federal advisory committees at one time.
    DAF SAB members who are not full-time or permanent part-time 

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civilian officers or employees, or active duty members of the Uniformed 
Services, are appointed as experts or consultants, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
3109, to serve as special government employee members. DAF SAB members 
who are full-time or permanent part-time Federal civilian officers or 
employees, or active duty members of the Uniformed Services are 
appointed pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.130(a), to serve as regular 
government employee members.
    All DAF SAB members are appointed to provide advice based on their 
best judgment without representing any particular point of view and in 
a manner that is free from conflict of interest. Except for 
reimbursement of official DAF SAB-related travel and per diem, members 
serve without compensation.
    The public or interested organizations may submit written 
statements about the DAF SAB's mission and functions. Written 
statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated 
agenda of planned meeting of the DAF SAB. All written statements shall 
be submitted to the DFO for the DAF SAB, and this individual will 
ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for 
their consideration.

    Dated: May 11, 2022.
Aaron T. Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2022-10493 Filed 5-13-22; 8:45 am]