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The Food and Drug Administration is looking for applicants for advice centers. Perhaps you would like to apply or know someone whose input would be valuable. And the FDA is looking for people with disabilities to apply. Perhaps toss your child’s hat in the ring. Read the FDA document HERE.
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Food and Drug Administration[Docket No. FDA-2021-N-0008]Application for nomination of individuals and consumer organizations for advisory committees
AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.
SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) requires all consumer organizations interested in participating in the selection of voting and / or non-voting consumer representatives for their advisory committees or panels to notify the FDA in writing. The FDA also requires nominations for voting and / or non-voting consumer representatives to serve on advisory committees and / or panels for which positions currently exist or are expected in the near future. Nominees who are recommended as voting or non-voting consumer representatives can be nominated themselves or by a consumer organization. The FDA seeks to incorporate the views of women and men, members of all races and ethnic groups, and those with and without disabilities into its advisory boards and therefore encourages the nomination of appropriately qualified candidates from these groups. (Emphasis added)
DATES: Any consumer organization interested in participating in the selection of an appropriate voting or non-voting member to represent consumer interests on an FDA advisory committee or panel may write or email the FDA with that interest send (see ADDRESSES) by [INSERT DATE 30 DAYS AFTER DATE OF PUBLICATION IN THE FEDERAL REGISTER], for the entities listed in this announcement. At the same time, nomination materials for potential candidates should be sent to the FDA (see ADDRESSES) by [INSERT DATE 30 DAYS AFTER DATE OF PUBLICATION IN THE FEDERAL REGISTER]. Nominations are accepted for current vacancies and for those who will or can occur by December 31, 2021
ADDRESSES: All expressions of interest from consumer organizations interested in participating in the selection process should be sent electronically to ACOMSSubmissions@fda.hhs.gov or by mail to Advisory Committee Oversight and Management Staff, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave. . Geb. 32, Rm. 5122, Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002.
Consumer advocate nominations should be submitted electronically by logging into the FDA Advisory Committee Membership nomination portal: https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/FACTRSPortal/FACTRS/index.cfm, or by mail to the Advisory Committee Oversight and Management Staff, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bld. 32, Rm. 5122, Silberfeder, MD 20993-0002.
Additional information on membership in an FDA advisory committee is also available on the FDA website at https://www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/default.htm
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: For questions about participation in the selection process: Kimberly Hamilton, Advisory Committee Oversight and Management Staff, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 32, Rm. 5122, Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002, 301 -796-8220, firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions about specific advisory boards or bodies, please refer to the contact persons listed in Table 1.