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USDA - 1299 - National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee - Agency Authority
Hide Section - GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameNational Wildlife Services Advisory CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of Agriculture
Fiscal Year2020Committee Number1299
Original Establishment Date8/21/1986Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttps://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/ourfocus/wildl...
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*20
Current Charter Date2/5/2019Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Chief of Staff
Date Of Renewal Charter2/5/2021Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Janet
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Bucknall
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*1972 for 5 U.S.C. App. 2 as AmendedDesignated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 799-7095
Effective Date Of Authority*8/21/1986Designated Federal Officer Fax*(202) 690-0053
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*janet.l.bucknall@usda.gov
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 purpose of the National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee (NWSAC) is to advise the Secretary of Agriculture on policies, program issues, and research needed to conduct the Wildlife Services (WS) program. The Committee also serves as a forum enabling those affected by the WS program to have a voice in the program's policies.
How is membership balanced?*The committee has a wide geographic representation which includes: agricultural interests, wildlife management, animal welfare interests, academia and health and public safety interests, and also has a balanced membership of women and minorities.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The committee meets approximately once a year. The Committee did not meet during FY20 due to Covid-19.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The committee function cannot be effectively performed by the Agency, other existing advisory committees, or by other means such as public hearings or Federal Register notices. This committee provides an essential function of bringing together the various competing interests involved in protecting American agriculture from wildlife damage.
Why close or partially close meetings?N/A
Recommendation RemarksNWSAC met in April 2019 and made 13 new recommendations in FY19.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesYesAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchYesAction Proposed LegislationYes
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryNoAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction CommentNA
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNANumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*NoneDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNAGrants Review CommentNA
Number Of Recommendations*67Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations Comment13 new recommendations were made in FY19. Total 67 recommendations for the life of the committee.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*54.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentSome recommendations dependent upon receipt of additional appropriations.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*46.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentDependent upon additional Congressional appropriations.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess Comment
Agency Feedback Comment*At each Committee meeting a presentation is made updating Committee members on the status of their recommendations.Narrative Description*The purpose of the National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee (NWSAC) is to advise the Secretary of Agriculture on policies, program issues, and research needed to conduct the Wildlife Services program. The Committee also serves as a forum enabling those affected by the Wildlife Services program to have a voice in the program's policies.
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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 RemarksNo associated costs during FY20. No meeting was held.Est Cost Remarks
Hide Section - Interest Areas

Interest Areas

Category
Area
Animals
Fish and Wildlife
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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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-036194National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee2019
 COM-033509National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee2018
 COM-001174National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee2017
 COM-003142National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee2016
 COM-003959National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee2015
 COM-005229National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee2014
 COM-005447National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee2013
 COM-006399National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee2012
 COM-007527National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee2011
 COM-008882National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee2010
 COM-010477National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee2009
 COM-011384National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee2008
 COM-011530National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee2007
 COM-012387National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee2006
 COM-013390National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee2005
 COM-014408National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee2004
 COM-015321National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee2003
 COM-016238National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee2002
 COM-018019National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee2001
 COM-018196National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee2000
 COM-020027National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee1999
 COM-020257National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee1998
 COM-021984National Animal Damage Control Advisory Committee1997