National Advisory Committee (NAC) - VA Center for Development and Civic Engagement
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National Advisory Committee (NAC)


The National Advisory Committee (NAC) of the Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Development and Civic Engagement (CDCE) was established by VA Circular No. 117, May 17, 1947, and became a federally chartered advisory committee on February 5, 1975.  The Committee advises the Under Secretary for Health on matters pertaining to the participation of volunteers in VA medical facilities, assists in recruitment and orientation of volunteers, and keeps the officers and members of participating organizations informed of volunteer needs and accomplishments.

Annual Meeting and Conference

The 75th Annual VAVS National Advisory Committee (NAC) Meeting and Conference will be held virtually via WebEx, May 26-28, 2021. All NAC registration materials links, including meeting links and call-in numbers, will be sent via email to those who register and are available through the embedded schedule below.

View the 75th VAVS NAC Meeting & Conference schedule & directory.

Meeting Minutes

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