[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 68 (Monday, April 9, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 21109-21111]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-8541]


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LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION


Sunshine Act Meeting

DATE AND TIME: The Legal Services Corporation's Board of Directors and 
its six committees will meet April 15-16, 2012, in the order set out 
below. On Sunday, April 15, the first meeting will commence at 2:15 
p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, and each meeting thereafter will commence 
promptly upon adjournment of the immediately preceding meeting. On 
Monday, April 16, the Promotion & Provision for the Delivery of Legal 
Services Committee meeting will commence at 9:20 a.m., Eastern Daylight 
Time, followed by the Operations & Regulations Committee meeting. Upon 
conclusion of the Board's scheduled luncheon and a briefing by the 
Office of Inspector General, the Audit Committee meeting will take 
place, followed by the Board of Directors meeting.

LOCATION:  F. William McCalpin Conference Center, Legal Services 
Corporation Headquarters, 3333 K Street NW., Washington DC 20007.

PUBLIC OBSERVATION:  Unless otherwise noted herein, the Board and all 
committee meetings will be open to public observation. Members of the 
public who are unable to attend in person but wish to listen to the 
public proceedings may do so by following the telephone call-in 
directions provided below but are asked to keep their telephones muted 
to eliminate background noises. From time to time, the presiding Chair 
may solicit comments from the public.

CALL-IN DIRECTIONS FOR OPEN SESSIONS: 
     Call toll-free number: 1-866-451-4981;
     When prompted, enter the following numeric pass code: 
5907707348
     When connected to the call, please immediately ``MUTE'' 
your telephone.

                            Meeting Schedule
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                                                                Time: *
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Sunday, April 15, 2012:
  1. Institutional Advancement Committee....................   2:15 p.m.
  2. Board of Directors
  3. Finance Committee
  4. Governance & Performance Review Committee
Monday, April 16, 2012:
  1. Promotion & Provision for the Delivery of Legal           9:20 a.m.
   Services Committee.......................................
  2. Operations & Regulations Committee
  3. Audit Committee
  4. Board of Directors
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* Please note that all times in this notice are in the Eastern Daylight
  Time.


STATUS OF MEETING: Open, except as noted below.
    Board of Directors--Open, except that, upon a vote of the Board of 
Directors, a portion of the meeting may be closed to the public to hear 
briefings from management and LSC's Inspector General, and to consider 
and act on the General Counsel's report on potential and pending 
litigation involving LSC.**
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    ** Any portion of the closed session consisting solely of 
briefings does not fall within the Sunshine Act's definition of the 
term ``meeting'' and, therefore, the requirements of the Sunshine 
Act do not apply to such portion of the closed session. 5 U.S.C. 
552b(a)(2) and (b). See also 45 CFR 1622.2 & 1622.3.
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    A verbatim written transcript will be made of the closed session of 
the Board meeting. The transcript of any portions of the closed session 
falling within the relevant provisions of the Government in the 
Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(10), and the corresponding provision of 
the Legal Services Corporation's implementing regulations, 45 CFR 
1622.5(h), will not be available for public inspection. A copy of the 
General Counsel's Certification that in his opinion the closing is 
authorized by law will be available upon request.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 

April 15, 2012

Institutional Advancement Committee

Agenda

1. Approval of agenda
2. Approval of minutes of the Committee's meeting of January 21, 2012
3. Discussion of Committee 2012 goals
4. Discussion of Committee members' self-evaluations
5. Public comment
6. Consider and act on other business
7. Consider and act on adjournment of meeting

Board of Directors

Agenda

Open Session
1. Pledge of Allegiance
2. Approval of agenda
3. Consider and act on a draft Strategic Plan for the Corporation
4. Consider and act on motion to recess the meeting until April 16th

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Finance Committee

Agenda

1. Approval of agenda
2. Approval of the minutes of the Committee's meeting of January 20, 
2012
3. Consider and act on the Revised Operating Budget for FY 2012 and 
recommend Resolution 2012-XXX to the full Board
    [ssquf] David Richardson, Treasurer/Comptroller
4. Presentation on LSC's Financial Reports for the first five months of 
FY 2012
    [ssquf] David Richardson, Treasurer/Comptroller
5. Report on FY 2012 appropriations process
    [ssquf] Carol Bergman, Director, Office of Government Relations and 
Public Affairs
6. Discussion with Management regarding process and timetable for FY 
2014 budget ``mark''
7. Public comment
8. Consider and act on other business
9. Consider and act on motion to adjourn the meeting

Governance & Performance Review Committee

Agenda

1. Approval of agenda
2. Approval of minutes of the Committee's meeting of January 20, 2012
3. Approval of minutes of the Committee's telephonic meeting of 
February 15, 2012
4. Staff report on progress on implementation of GAO recommendations
5. Consider and act on the evaluation of officers of the Corporation
    [ssquf] Victor Fortuno, Vice President for Legal Affairs, General 
Counsel & Corporate Secretary
    [ssquf] David Richardson, Treasurer/Comptroller
6. Consider and act on other business
7. Public Comment
8. Consider and act on motion to adjourn the meeting

Monday, April 16, 2012

Promotion & Provision for the Delivery of Legal Services Committee

Agenda

1. Approval of Agenda
2. Approval of minutes of the Committee's telephonic meeting of March 
9, 2012
3. Panel Presentation on the work of the District of Columbia Access to 
Justice Commission
    [ssquf] Moderator--Peter B. Edelman, Professor of Law, Georgetown 
University Law Center, Chair of the District of Columbia Access to 
Justice Commission
    [ssquf] Judge Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, District of Columbia Court of 
Appeals
    [ssquf] Andrew Marks, Partner, Crowell & Moring
    [ssquf] Patricia Mullahy-Fugere, Executive Director of the 
Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless
4. Consider and act on Management's list of suggested topics for future 
Committee meetings
5. Public comment
6. Consider and act on other business
7. Consider and act on motion to adjourn the meeting

Operations & Regulations Committee

1. Approval of agenda
2. Approval of minutes of the Committee's telephonic meeting of 
February 29, 2012
3. Staff report on open rulemaking on enforcement mechanisms
    [ssquf] Mattie Cohan, Office of Legal Affairs
4. Consider and act on Board policy on LSC promulgations
    [ssquf] Mattie Cohan, Office of Legal Affairs
5. Consider and act on Rulemaking Options Paper on possible amendment 
on LSC's regulation on Subgrants, 45 CFR part 1627
6. Staff report on Board policies and protocols
7. Consider and act on revisions to Board's contributions protocol
8. Public comment
9. Consider and act on other business
10. Consider and act on motion to adjourn the meeting

Audit Committee

Agenda

1. Approval of agenda
2. Approval of minutes of the Committee's telephonic meeting of March 
15, 2012
3. Review of Audit Committee charter and consider and act on possible 
changes thereto
4. Quarterly review of 403(b) plan performance
    [ssquf] Traci Higgins, Director, Office of Human Resources
5. Briefing by Inspector General
    [ssquf] Jeff Schanz, Inspector General
6. Briefing on Travel Procedures
    [ssquf] David Richardson, Treasurer/Comptroller
7. Public Comment
8. Consider and act on other business
9. Consider and act on motion to adjourn the meeting

Board of Directors

Agenda

Resumption of April 15, 2012 Board of Directors Open Session Meeting
Open Session
5. Approval of Minutes of the Board's Open Session Annual meeting of 
January 21, 2012
6. Chairman's Report
7. Members' Reports
8. President's Report
9. Inspector General's Report
10. Consider and act on the report of the Promotion & Provision for the 
Delivery of Legal Services Committee
11. Consider and act on the report of the Finance Committee
12. Consider and act on the report of the Audit Committee
13. Consider and act on the report of the Operations & Regulations 
Committee
14. Consider and act on the report of the Governance and Performance 
Review Committee
15. Consider and act on the report of the Institutional Advancement 
Committee
16. Consider and act on resolution regarding new Ethics Officer 
designation
17. Public comment
18. Consider and act on other business
19. Consider and act on whether to authorize an executive session of 
the Board to address items listed below, under Closed Session
Closed Session
20. Approval of Minutes of the Board's Closed Session Annual meeting of 
January 21, 2012
21. Briefing by Management
22. Briefing by the Inspector General
23. Consider and act on General Counsel's report on potential and 
pending litigation involving LSC
24. Consider and act on motion to adjourn the meeting

CONTACT PERSON FOR INFORMATION: Katherine Ward, Executive Assistant to 
the Vice President & General Counsel, at (202) 295-1500. Questions may 
be sent by electronic mail to FR_NOTICE_QUESTIONS@lsc.gov.

NON-CONFIDENTIAL MEETING MATERIALS: Non-confidential meeting materials 
will be made available in electronic format at least 24 hours in 
advance of the meeting on the LSC Web site, at http://www.lsc.gov/board-directors/meetings/board-meeting-notices/non-confidential-materials-be-considered-open-session.

ACCESSIBILITY: LSC complies with the American's with Disabilities Act 
and

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Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act. Upon request, meeting 
notices and materials will be made available in alternative formats to 
accommodate individuals with disabilities. Individuals who need other 
accommodations due to disability in order to attend the meeting in 
person or telephonically should contact Katherine Ward, at (202) 295-
1500 or FR_NOTICE_QUESTIONS@lsc.gov, at least 2 business days in 
advance of the meeting. If a request is made without advance notice, 
LSC will make every effort to accommodate the request but cannot 
guarantee that all requests can be fulfilled.

    Dated: April 4, 2012.
Victor M. Fortuno,
Vice President & General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2012-8541 Filed 4-5-12; 4:15 pm]
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