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DOC - 5309 - Advisory Committee on Africa - Agency Authority
Hide Section - GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameAdvisory Committee on AfricaAgency NameDepartment of Commerce
Fiscal Year2002Committee Number5309
Original Establishment Date12/10/1999Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date12/10/2001Committee URL 
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*21
Current Charter Date12/10/1999Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Deputy Director
Date Of Renewal Charter12/10/2001Designated Federal Officer PrefixMs.
Projected Termination Date12/10/2001Designated Federal Officer First Name*Alicia
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityCharter of the CommitteeDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Robinson-Morgan
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Secretary of CommerceDesignated Federal Officer Phone*202-482-4927
Effective Date Of Authority*12/10/1999Designated Federal Officer Fax*202-482-5198
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary Cmte Designated Federal Officer Email*alicia_robinson@ita.doc.gov
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Non Scientific Program Advisory Board
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation Status 
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Committee's objective was to further the President's Africa Initiative by advising the Secretary of Commerce on matters of concern regarding doing business in Africa, and effectively contributing to the creation of a more enabling business environment in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Committee drew upon the expertise of its members in order to provide advice and make recommendations to the Secretary.
How is membership balanced?*The Committee consisted of 20 representatives from small, medium and large enterprises operating throughout the United States with business concerns all over Sub-Saharan Africa. Membership also reflected diversity in ethnic and gender representation. Committee members also specialized in a variety of sectors.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*Meetings were not held during FY2002. The Advisory Committee on Africa terminated on December 10, 2001.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The Committee was created to further the President's Africa Initiative. Moreover, with the recent signing of the African Growth and Opportunity Act, the bill will help to more fully integrate Africa into the global economy by emphasizing increased trade and investment between the United States and Africa. The Committee consisted of members who were already actively doing business in Africa and can thereby make pertinent recommendations concerning the commercial environment in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Committee completed its business and was terminated December 10, 2001.
Why close or partially close meetings?Only open meetings were held. No meetings were held during FY2002.
Recommendation RemarksTha ACA's charter expired in December 2001, and the ITA
decided not to renew the ACA's charter and therefore
disassemble the Committee. Since December 10, 2001, the ACA's
charter has been terminated and will not be renewed.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety* Action Reorganize Priorities* 
Outcome Trust In Government Action Reallocate Resources 
Outcome Major Policy Changes Action Issued New Regulations 
Outcome Advance In Scientific Research Action Proposed Legislation 
Outcome Effective Grant Making Action Approved Grants Or Other Payments 
Outcome Improved Service Delivery Action Other 
Outcome Increased Customer Satisfaction Action Comment
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg Requirements Grants Review* 
Outcome Other Number Of Grants Reviewed 
Outcome CommentNumber Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings* Dollar Value Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings CommentGrants Review Comment
Number Of Recommendations* Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer* 
Number Of Recommendations CommentAccess Agency Website 
% of Recs Fully Implemented* Access Committee Website 
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentAccess GSA FACA Website 
% of Recs Partially Implemented* Access Publications 
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentAccess Other 
Agency Feedback* Access Comment
Agency Feedback Comment*Narrative Description*
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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*$15,000.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$15,000.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est 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$2,348.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$2,348.00
Total Costs$17,348.00Est. Total Next FY*$17,348.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.25Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.25
Cost RemarksEst Cost Remarks
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Interest Areas

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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-017371Advisory Committee on Africa2001
 COM-019013Advisory Committee on Africa2000