[Federal Register Volume 88, Number 97 (Friday, May 19, 2023)]
[Page 32176]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2023-10727]

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Federal Register / Vol. 88, No. 97 / Friday, May 19, 2023 / Notices

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Office of the Secretary

Meeting Notice of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, 
Education, and Economics Advisory Board

AGENCY: Research, Education, and Economics, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.


SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, section 
1408 of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching 
Policy Act of 1977, and the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, the 
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announces a meeting of 
the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics 
(NAREEE) Advisory Board.

DATES: The NAREEE Advisory Board will meet in person on June 6-7, 2023.
    Public Participation/Oral Comments: This meeting is open to the 
public. Interested individuals may participate in-person or virtually. 
To attend the meeting via Zoom and/or make oral comments, you must 
contact Ms. Michele Simmons at email: [email protected] at least 5 
business days prior to the meeting (no later than May 30, 2023).
    Written Comments: The public may file written comments no later 
than May 30, 2023. Written comments from the public may be submitted 
via email at [email protected] to the attention of Ms. Michele Simmons.
    All statements will become a part of the official record of the 
NAREEE Advisory Board and will be kept on file for public review in the 
NAREEE Advisory Board's Office. Written comments by attendees and other 
interested stakeholders will be welcomed for the public record before 
and up to two weeks following the Board meeting (no later than 5 p.m. 
eastern standard time on Wednesday, June 21, 2023).

ADDRESSES: The meeting location on June 6, 2023: USDA Whitten Building, 
1400 Independence Ave. SW, Room 107-A, Washington, DC 20250. The 
meeting location on June 7, 2023: USDA, Yates Building, 201 14th Street 
SW, Room 2SC01, Washington, DC 20250.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Kate Lewis, Executive Director/
Designated Federal Official, or Ms. Michele Simmons, Program Support 
Coordinator, National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and 
Economics Advisory Board; telephone: (202) 579-6610 or email: 
[email protected].

    Purpose of the meeting: The Board will meet to provide advice and 
recommendations on the top priorities and policies for food and 
agricultural research, education, extension, and economics. The main 
focus of this meeting will be to receive updates from the REE Under 
Secretary and the leadership from the REE agencies; discuss the Board's 
plan for their annual Relevancy and Adequacy (R&A) assessment of REE's 
main science and research priorities; and hear updates from the Board's 
committees and subcommittees.
    An agenda for this two-day meeting may be received by sending an 
email to the attention of Ms. Michele Simmons @[email protected]
    USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, 
color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including 
gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital 
status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance 
program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil 
rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA 
(not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing 
deadlines vary by program or incident.
    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of 
communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, 
audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible 
Agency or USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or 
contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. 
Additionally, program information may be made available in languages 
other than English.
    Equal opportunity practices in accordance with USDA's policies will 
be followed in all appointments to the Committee. To ensure that the 
recommendations of the Committee have taken in account the needs of the 
diverse groups served by USDA, membership shall include to the extent 
possible, individuals with demonstrated ability to represent 
minorities, women and person with disabilities. USDA is an equal 
opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

    Dated: May 16, 2023.
Cikena Reid,
USDA Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2023-10727 Filed 5-18-23; 8:45 am]