[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 173 (Wednesday, September 7, 2011)]
[Pages 55424-55425]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-22875]



CFC-50 Commission

AGENCY: Office of Personnel Management.

ACTION: Establishment of advisory committee.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Office of Personnel Management announces the 
establishment of the CFC-50 Advisory Commission. The Commission shall 
advise the Director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) on 
strengthening the integrity, the operation and effectiveness of the 
Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) to ensure its continued growth and 
success. The Commission is an advisory committee composed of Federal 
employees, private campaign administrators, charitable organizations 
and ``watchdog'' groups. The Commission is co-chaired by Thomas Davis 
and Beverly Byron.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keith Willingham, Director, Combined 
Federal Campaign, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E St., NW., 
Suite 6484, Washington, DC 20415. Phone (202) 606-2564 FAX (202) 606-
5056 or e-mail at cfc@opm.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The charter for the CFC-50 Commission 
publishes as follows:
    1. Committee's Official Designation (Title). The CFC-50 Commission
    2. Authority. This charter establishes the CFC-50 Commission in 
accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. The Commission is in the public 
interest and supports the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) in 
performing its duties and responsibilities under 5 CFR Sec.  950.
    3. Objectives and Scope of Activities. The purpose of the 
Commission is to advise the Director of OPM on strengthening the 
integrity, the operation and effectiveness of the Combined Federal 
Campaign (CFC) to ensure its continued growth and success.
    4. Description of Duties. The Commission shall advise the Director 
of OPM on matters pertaining to the CFC. Its activities shall include, 
to the extent permitted by the law:

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    a. reviewing the present structure of the CFC and recommending 
    b. reviewing current processes and recommending changes;
    c. developing recommendations for innovative ways to improve the 
CFC; and
    d. developing recommendations for changes to the regulations and/or 
legislation to improve and strengthen the CFC.
    5. Agency Official to Whom the Commission Reports. The Commission 
will report recommendations to the OPM Director.
    6. Support. OPM is responsible for providing administrative 
services and support to the Commission.
    7. Estimated Annual Operating Costs and Staff Years. The estimated 
annual operating expenses of the Commission are $70,000. These expenses 
include funds to cover actual staff time devoted to preparation for 
meetings and technical discussions at meetings, expenses for preparing 
and printing discussion materials and administrative costs for filing 
the charter, preparing Federal Register notices, preparing minutes of 
the meetings and travel cost of some members to attend meetings. 
Approximately 0.5 FTE.
    8. Designated Federal Officer (DFO). The Director, Combined Federal 
Campaign at OPM shall be appointed as the DFO of the Commission. The 
DFO will approve or call all of the Commission's and subcommittees' 
meetings, prepare and approve all meeting agendas, attend all 
Commission and subcommittee meetings, adjourn any meeting when they 
determine adjournment to be in the public interest, and chair meetings 
when directed to do so by the official to whom the Commission reports.
    9. Estimated Frequency of Meetings. The frequency of meetings will 
be determined by the co-chairs of the Commission with the approval of 
the DFO. It is estimated there will be three meetings.
    10. Duration. It is expected that the Commission will conclude its 
work in approximately six months.
    11. Termination. March 31, 2012.
    12. Membership and Designation. The Commission will include a total 
of approximately 28 Federal workers and non-government individuals, 
including civilian, postal and military personnel. The Commission 
members will represent various perspectives from the CFC community 
including donors, Federal campaign volunteers, non-government 
administrators of the campaign, participating charities and watchdog 
groups. These members will consist of both representatives and special 
government employees.
    13. Subcommittees. The co-chairs of the Commission, with the 
Agency's approval, are responsible for directing the work of the 
Commission, including the creation of subcommittees necessary to carry 
out the Commission's mandate. Such committees report to the Commission 
and will not provide advice directly to the Agency.
    14. Recordkeeping. The records of the Commission, as well as any 
formally and informally established subcommittees, shall be maintained 
in accordance with General Records Schedule 26, Item 2 or other 
appropriate agency records disposition schedule. These records shall be 
available for public inspection and copying, subject to applicable 
exemptions of the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. 552.

U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
John Berry,
[FR Doc. 2011-22875 Filed 9-6-11; 8:45 am]