The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, Sec. 1, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 770) became law in 1972 and is the legal foundation defining how federal advisory committees operate.
Nomination cycles for each board vary. An announcement will be provided on this page when a specific nomination cycle is open as well as on the specific board pages listed below.
The U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors is established under Title 10 U.S. Code 9355. The Board inquires into the morale, discipline, curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, academic methods and other matters relating to the Academy which the Board decides to consider.
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The Air University Board of Visitors (AU BOV) provides the Secretary of the Air Force, through the Air University Commander and President, independent advice and recommendations on matters pertaining to the educational, doctrinal, and research policies and activities of Air University.
The Air Force Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) is a Federal Advisory Committee (FACA) of 1977, provides the Air Force with independent advice on matters of Science and Technology relating to the Air Force mission, reporting to the Secretary of the Air Force and the Chief of Staff of the Air Force.