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IAF - 2581 - The Inter-American Foundation (IAF) Advisory Council - Statutory (Congress Created)
Hide Section - GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameThe Inter-American Foundation (IAF) Advisory CouncilAgency NameInter-American Foundation
Fiscal Year2020Committee Number2581
Original Establishment Date12/30/1969Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URL 
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*Unlimited
Current Charter Date11/20/2020Designated Fed Officer Position Title*General Counsel
Date Of Renewal Charter11/20/2022Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Aswathi
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Zachariah
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*22 U.S.C. § 290f(m)Designated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 683-7118
Effective Date Of Authority*12/30/1969Designated Federal Officer Fax*(202) 803-6095
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*azachariah@iaf.gov
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Other Committee
Hide Section - RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Advisory Council, in fulfilling its responsibility to advance the IAF’s statutory purposes, may engage in the following and other similar activities: A. Provide counsel to the Board of Directors regarding the IAF’s programs and activities; B. Help disseminate the lessons learned by the IAF and its grantee partners; C. Establish links between the IAF and other individuals and entities to advance the IAF’s mission.
How is membership balanced?*The Advisory Council shall be comprised of at least 12 distinguished U.S. or Latin American citizens who are knowledgeable about development in the Western Hemisphere, representing as many of the following sectors as possible: i.private voluntary organizations; ii. business and labor communities; iii. higher education and research community; and iv. community leaders.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The Advisory Council is expected to meet at least once per year.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The IAF AC was established by statute. See , 22 U.S.C. § 290f(m)
Why close or partially close meetings?Not Applicable
Recommendation RemarksMember start dates reflect their individual service prior to the establishment of the chartered committee under FACA.

Roger W. Wallace was given lifetime appointment as of 01/01/2018.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*Yes
Outcome Trust In GovernmentNoAction Reallocate ResourcesYes
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsYes
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryNoAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction CommentIn FY20 the Agency prioritized funding for grant projects assisting the Venezuelan Migrant crisis, resumed funding to Northern Triangle countries per administration guidance, resumed funding to the Eastern Caribbean, prioritized funding for COVID-19 relief and a renewed focus on partnerships.
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*0Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentNot ApplicableAccess Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess GSA FACA WebsiteNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess OtherNo
Agency Feedback*NoAccess CommentAC members have access to all IAF resources on the agency website and are on the distribution list for any publications the agency puts out. They also have the contact information of the Designated Federal Officer.
Agency Feedback Comment*Not ApplicableNarrative Description*Not Applicable
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COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members*$0.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$16,000.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$16,000.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$5,605.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$0.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$4,280.03Est. Other Costs Next FY*$0.00
Total Costs$25,885.03Est. Total Next FY*$16,000.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.20Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.20
Cost RemarksOther Costs include cost for lunch, reception, printing and mailing of documents for the 11/4/19 Board and AC Member meeting.
Payments to Federal Staff includes appx 20% of total staff time at the GS11 step 3 scale.
Est Cost RemarksFY21 correspondence and meetings will most likely all be done virtually, reducing costs for meeting space, lunch, reception and printing costs.
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Interest Areas

Category
Area
Agriculture
Rural Development
Animals
Fish and Wildlife
Business
Small Business
Business and Domestic Commerce
International
International Organizations
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MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-035934The Inter-American Foundation (IAF) Advisory Council2019
 COM-033363The Inter-American Foundation (IAF) Advisory Council2018
 COM-001245The Inter-American Foundation (IAF) Advisory Council2017