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DOT - 2625 - United States Merchant Marine Academy Board of Visitors - Statutory (Congress Created)
Hide Section - GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameUnited States Merchant Marine Academy Board of VisitorsAgency NameDepartment of Transportation
Fiscal Year2020Committee Number2625
Original Establishment Date10/24/2017Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttps://www.usmma.edu/about/leadership/board-vi...
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*Yes
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*19
Current Charter Date10/24/2017Designated Fed Officer Position Title*USMMA Director of External and Congressional Affairs (DFO)
Date Of Renewal Charter10/24/2021Designated Federal Officer PrefixMr.
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*George
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Rhynedance
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*46 U.S. Code § 51312Designated Federal Officer Phone*(516) 726-6048
Effective Date Of Authority*12/19/2014Designated Federal Officer Fax*
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*rhynedanceg@usmma.edu
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Non Scientific Program Advisory Board
Hide Section - RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Board shall visit the Academy annually on a date selected by the Board, in consultation with the Secretary and the Superintendent. In cooperation with the Superintendent, the Board or its members may make other visits to the Academy in connection with the duties of the Board. While visiting the Academy, members of the Board shall have reasonable access to the grounds, facilities, midshipmen, faculty, staff, and other personnel of the Academy for the purpose of carrying out the duties of the Board. The Board shall submit a written report to the President within 60 days after its annual visit to the Academy, to include the Board’s actions, views and recommendations pertaining to the Academy. Any report of a visit, other than the annual visit, if approved by a majority of the members of the Board, shall be submitted to the President within 60 days after the approval. Any report submitted to the President shall be concurrently submitted to the Secretary, the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation of the Senate, and the Committee on Armed Services of the U.S. House of Representatives.
How is membership balanced?*Membership decisions require consultation from various congressional committees and members to ensure balance; including at least two (2) shall be graduates of the Academy; at least one (1) shall be a senior corporate officer from a United States maritime shipping company that participates in the Maritime Security Program, or in any Maritime Administration program providing incentives for companies to register their vessels in the United States, and this appointment shall rotate biennially among such companies; and one or more may be a Senate-confirmed Presidential appointee, a member of the Senior Executive Service, or an officer of flag-rank from the Coast Guard, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or any of the military services that commission graduates of the Academy, other than the individuals who are members of the Board
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The estimated number of Board meetings is three (3) per year with at least one (1) per year at the Academy.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The advise and information that this committee provides cannot be provided elsewhere because the experience and stature of the members. Due to the structure of the committee, issue will be evaluated with unique perspectives.
Why close or partially close meetings?Not Applicable
Recommendation RemarksNot Applicable
Hide Section - PERFORMANCE MEASURES

PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction CommentNot Applicable
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed 
Outcome CommentNot ApplicableNumber Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings CommentNot ApplicableGrants Review CommentNot Applicable
Number Of Recommendations* Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*No
Number Of Recommendations CommentNot ApplicableAccess Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented* Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented* Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess OtherNo
Agency Feedback*NoAccess CommentNot Applicable
Agency Feedback Comment*Not ApplicableNarrative Description*Not Applicable
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COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members* Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY* 
Payments to Federal Members* Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY* 
Payments to Federal Staff* Estimated Payments to Federal Staff* 
Payments to Consultants* Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY* 
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY* 
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members* 
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff* Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY* 
Travel Reimb. For Consultants* Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY* 
Other Costs Est. Other Costs Next FY* 
Total Costs$0.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)* Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY* 
Cost RemarksEst Cost Remarks
Hide Section - Interest Areas

Interest Areas

Category
Area
Business
Business and Domestic Commerce
Hide Section - MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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Hide Section - CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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Hide Section - DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-035524United States Merchant Marine Academy Board of Visitors2019
 COM-032966United States Merchant Marine Academy Board of Visitors2018