Sunshine Act Meetings

CourtLegal Services Corporation
Citation87 FR 16241
Published date22 March 2022
Record Number2022-06202
Federal Register, Volume 87 Issue 55 (Tuesday, March 22, 2022)
[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 55 (Tuesday, March 22, 2022)]
                [Notices]
                [Pages 16241-16243]
                From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
                [FR Doc No: 2022-06202]
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                LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION
                Sunshine Act Meetings
                TIME AND DATE: The Legal Services Corporation's (LSC) Board of
                Directors and its six committees will meet April 4-5, 2022. On Monday,
                April 4, the first meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight
                Time (EDT), with the next meeting commencing promptly upon adjournment
                of the immediately preceding meeting. On Tuesday, April 5, the first
                meeting will again begin at 9:30 a.m., EDT, with the next meeting
                commencing promptly upon adjournment of the immediately preceding
                meeting.
                PLACE: Public Notice of Virtual Meeting.
                 LSC will conduct the April 4-5, 2022 meetings in-person and via
                Zoom.
                 Public Observation: Unless otherwise noted herein, the Board and
                all committee meetings will be open to public observation via Zoom.
                Members of the public who wish to participate remotely in the public
                proceedings may do so by following the directions provided below.
                Directions for Open Sessions
                Monday, April 4, 2022
                 To join the Zoom meeting by computer, please use this link.
                 https://lsc-gov.zoom.us/j/91517015039?pwd=Zjh0ZStPVWR4Z0RvNzFsSm5ETWRXQT09
                 [cir] Meeting ID: 915 1701 5039
                 [cir] Passcode: 116372
                 To join the Zoom meeting with one tap from your mobile phone,
                please click dial:
                 [cir] +16468769923,,91517015039# US (New York)
                 [cir] +13017158592,,91517015039# US (Washington, DC)
                 To join the Zoom meeting by telephone, please dial one of the
                following numbers:
                 [cir] +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
                 [cir] +1 646 876 9923 US (New York)
                 [cir] +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
                 [cir] +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
                 [cir] +1 408 638 0968 US (San Jose)
                 [cir] +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
                 [cir] +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
                 [cir] Meeting ID: 915 1701 5039
                 [cir] Passcode: 116372
                 [cir] If calling from outside the U.S., find your local number
                here: https://lsc-gov.zoom.us/u/acCVpRj1FD
                Tuesday, April 5, 2022
                 To join the Zoom meeting by computer, please use this link.
                 https://lsc-gov.zoom.us/j/96037231141?pwd=SUNnclEyM0k1Q0swV3MvUTRZUXU3dz09
                 [cir] Meeting ID: 960 3723 1141
                 [cir] Passcode: 096210
                 To join the Zoom meeting with one tap from your mobile phone,
                please click dial:
                 [cir] +13017158592,,96037231141# US (Washington DC)
                 [cir] +16468769923,,96037231141# US (New York)
                 To join the Zoom meeting by telephone, please dial one of the
                following numbers:
                 [cir] +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
                 [cir] +1 646 876 9923 US (New York)
                 [cir] +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
                 [cir] +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
                 [cir] +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
                 [cir] +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
                 [cir] +1 408 638 0968 US (San Jose)
                 [cir] Meeting ID: 960 3723 1141
                 [cir] Passcode: 096210
                 [cir] If calling from outside the U.S., find your local number
                here: https://lsc-gov.zoom.us/u/acCVpRj1FD
                 Once connected to Zoom, please immediately mute your computer or
                telephone. Members of the public are asked to keep their computers or
                telephones muted to eliminate background noise. To avoid disrupting the
                meetings, please refrain from placing the call on hold if doing so will
                trigger recorded music or other sound.
                 From time to time, the Board or Committee Chair may solicit
                comments from the public. To participate in the meeting during public
                comment, use the `raise your hand' or `chat' functions in Zoom and wait
                to be recognized by the Chair before stating your questions and/or
                comments.
                 Status: Open, except as noted below.
                 Audit Committee--Open, except that, upon a vote of the Board of
                Directors, the meeting may be closed to the public to discuss follow-up
                work by the Office of Compliance and Enforcement relating to open
                Office of Inspector General investigations and to receive a briefing on
                cybersecurity.
                 Combined Audit and Finance Committee--Open, except that, upon a
                vote of the Board of Directors, the meeting may be closed to the public
                to receive a briefing from the Corporation's outside auditor and
                discuss the Fiscal Year 2021 Audited Financial Statements.
                 Governance and Performance Review Committee--Open, except that,
                upon a vote of the Board of Directors, the meeting may be closed to the
                public to hear a report on the evaluation of LSC's officers, including
                Vice President for Grants Management, Vice President for Government
                Relations and Public Affairs, Vice President for Legal Affairs &
                General Counsel, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer, and Chief of
                Staff & Corporate Secretary.
                 Institutional Advancement Committee--Open, except that, upon a vote
                of the Board of Directors, the meeting may be closed to the public to
                receive a briefing on development activities and to discuss prospective
                new members of the Leaders Council and Emerging Leaders Council.
                 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 for
                briefings by management and LSC's Inspector General, and to consider
                and act on the General Counsel's report on potential and pending
                litigation involving LSC, and prospective Leaders Council and Emerging
                Leaders Council members.
                 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.\1\
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                 \1\ 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 Audit, Board, Combined Audit and Finance, Governance and
                Performance Review, and Institutional Advancement Committee meetings.
                The transcript of any portions of the closed sessions falling within
                the relevant provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C.
                552b(c)(6), (7), (9) and (10), 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:
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                 Meeting Schedule
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                 Start
                 time (all
                 EDT)
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                 Monday, April 4, 2022
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                1. Finance Committee Meeting................................. 9:30 a.m.
                2. Combined Meeting of the Audit and Finance Committees......
                3. Audit Committee Meeting...................................
                4. Operations and Regulations Committee Meeting..............
                5. Delivery of Legal Services Committee Meeting..............
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                 Tuesday, April 5, 2022
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                1. Governance and Performance Review Committee Meeting....... 9:30 a.m.
                2. Institutional Advancement Committee (IAC) Meeting.........
                3. Meeting of the Communications Subcommittee of the IAC.....
                4. Open Board Meeting........................................
                5. Closed Board Meeting......................................
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                Monday, April 4, 2022
                Finance Committee Meeting
                Open Session
                1. Approval of Agenda
                2. Approval of the Minutes of the Committee's Open Session Meeting on
                January 27, 2022
                3. Approval of Minutes of the Committee's Closed Session Meeting on
                January 27, 2022
                4. Presentation of LSC's Financial Report for the First Five Months of
                FY 2022 (Oct. 1, 2021--Feb. 28, 2022)
                 Debbie Moore, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
                5. Discussion of LSC's FY 2022 Appropriations
                 Carol Bergman, Vice President for Government Relations &
                Public Affairs
                6. Consider and Act on Resolution 2022-XXX, Adopting LSC's Consolidated
                Operating Budget for FY 2022
                7. Discussion of LSC's FY 2023 Appropriations Request
                 Carol Bergman, Vice President for Government Relations &
                Public Affairs
                8. Discussion Regarding Process and Timetable for FY 2024 Budget
                Request
                 Carol Bergman, Vice President for Government Relations &
                Public Affairs
                9. Public Comment
                10. Consider and Act on Other Business
                11. Consider and Act on Motion to Adjourn the Meeting
                Combined Audit and Finance Committees Meeting
                Open Session
                1. Approval of Agenda
                2. Presentation of Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Financial Audit
                 Roxanne Caruso, Assistant Inspector General for Audit
                 Marie Caputo, Principal, CliftonLarsonAllen
                3. Consider and Act on Motion to Suspend the Open Session Meeting and
                Proceed to a Closed Session
                Closed Session
                4. Opportunity to Ask Auditors Questions without Management Present
                 Roxanne Caruso, Assistant Inspector General for Audit
                 Marie Caputo, Principal, CliftonLarsonAllen
                5. Communication by Corporate Auditor with those Charged with
                Governance Under Statement on Auditing Standard 114
                 Roxanne Caruso, Assistant Inspector General for Audit
                 Marie Caputo, Principal, CliftonLarsonAllen
                6. Consider and Act on Motion to Adjourn the Closed Session Meeting and
                Resume the Open Session Meeting
                Open Session
                7. Consider and Act on Resolution 2022-XXX, Acceptance of Draft Audited
                Financial Statements for Fiscal Years 2021and 2020
                8. Public Comment
                9. Consider and Act on Other Business
                10. Consider and Act on Motion to Adjourn the Meeting
                Audit Committee Meeting
                Open Session
                1. Approval of Agenda
                2. Approval of Minutes of the Committee's Open Session Meeting on
                January 27, 2022
                3. Briefing by the Office of Inspector General
                 Roxanne Caruso, Assistant Inspector General for Audit
                4. Management Update Regarding Risk Management
                 Will Gunn, Vice President for Legal Affairs and General
                Counsel
                5. Briefing about Follow-Up by the Office of Compliance and Enforcement
                on Referrals by the Office of Inspector General Regarding Audit Reports
                and Annual Financial Statement Audits of Grantees
                 Lora Rath, Director, Office of Compliance and Enforcement
                 Roxanne Caruso, Assistant Inspector General for Audit
                6. Public Comment
                7. Consider and Act on Other Business
                8. Consider and Act on Motion to Adjourn the Open Session Meeting and
                Proceed to a Closed Session Meeting
                Closed Session
                1. Approval of Minutes of the Committee's Closed Session Meeting on
                January 27, 2022
                2. Briefing on Cybersecurity for LSC and Grantees
                 Will Gunn, Vice President for Legal Affairs and General
                Counsel
                 Jada Breegle, Chief Information Officer
                 Debbie Moore, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer
                 Lynn Jennings, Vice President for Grants Management
                 Dan O'Rourke, Assistant Inspector General for
                Investigations
                 Roxanne Caruso, Assistant Inspector General for Audit
                3. Briefing by Office of Compliance and Enforcement on Active
                Enforcement Matter(s) and Follow-Up on Open Investigation Referrals
                from the Office of Inspector General
                 Lora Rath, Director, Office of Compliance and Enforcement
                4. Consider and Act on Motion to Adjourn the Meeting
                Operations and Regulations Committee Meeting
                Open Session
                1. Approval of Agenda
                2. Approval of Minutes of the Committee's Open Session Meeting on
                January 27, 2022
                3. Update on Financial Guide
                 Stuart Axenfeld, Deputy Director for Financial Compliance,
                Office of Compliance and Enforcement
                4. Update on Regulatory Review Process
                 Stefanie Davis, Senior Associate General Counsel for
                Regulations and Ethics Officer
                5. Briefing on Acquisition Management
                 Helen Gerostathos Guyton, Senior Associate General Counsel
                for Corporate Practice
                 Debbie Moore, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
                6. Briefing on Professionalism, Conflicts of Interest, and Ethics
                Activities
                 Stefanie Davis, Senior Associate General Counsel for
                Regulations and Ethics Officer
                7. Briefing on Performance and Talent Management
                 Traci Higgins, Director of Human Resources
                8. Public Comment
                9. Consider and Act on Other Business
                10. Consider and Act on Motion to Adjourn the Meeting
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                Delivery of Legal Services Committee Meeting
                Open Session
                1. Approval of Agenda
                2. Approval of Minutes of the Committee's Open Session Meeting on
                January 27, 2022
                3. Performance Criteria Update
                 Lynn Jennings, Vice President for Grants Management
                 Joyce McGee, Director, Office of Program Performance
                4. Grants Management System (GrantEase) Implementation Update
                 Jada Breegle, Chief Information Officer
                5. Presentation on LSC Grantee Oversight, Compliance and Data
                 Joyce McGee, Director, Office of Program Performance
                 Lora Rath, Director, Office of Compliance and Enforcement
                 Holly Stevens, Chief Data Officer, Office of Data
                Governance & Analysis
                6. Public Comment
                7. Consider and Act on Other Business
                8. Consider and Act on a Motion to Adjourn the Meeting
                Governance and Performance Review Committee
                Open Session
                1. Approval of Agenda
                2. Approval of Minutes of the Committee's Open Session Meeting on
                January 27, 2022
                3. Consider and Act on Other Business
                4. Public Comment
                5. Consider and Act on Motion to Adjourn the Open Session Meeting and
                Proceed to a Closed Session
                Closed Session
                1. Report on Evaluations of Vice President for Grants Management, Vice
                President for Government Relations & Public Affairs, Chief Financial
                Officer, Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel, and
                Chief of Staff & Corporate Secretary
                 Ron Flagg, President
                2. Consider and Act on Motion to Adjourn the Meeting
                Institutional Advancement Committee Meeting
                Open Session
                1. Approval of Agenda
                2. Approval of Minutes of the Institutional Advancement Committee's
                Open Session Meeting on January 28, 2022
                3. Update on Leaders Council and Emerging Leaders Council
                 John G. Levi, Chairman of the Board
                4. Development Report
                 Nadia Elguindy, Director of Institutional Advancement
                5. Consider and Act on Resolution 2022-XXX, Updating Institutional
                Advancement Protocols
                6. Update on LSC's 50th Anniversary Fundraising Campaign
                 Nadia Elguindy, Director of Institutional Advancement
                 Leo Latz, President & Founder, Latz & Company
                7. Update on Veterans Task Force and Opioid Task Force Implementation
                 Stefanie Davis, Senior Assistant General Counsel
                8. Update on the Eviction Study
                 Lynn Jennings, Vice President for Grants Management
                9. Update on Housing Task Force
                 Helen Guyton, Senior Assistant General Counsel
                10. Update on Rural Justice Task Force
                 Jessica Wechter, Special Assistant to the President
                11. Public Comment
                12. Consider and Act on Other Business
                13. Consider and Act on Motion to Adjourn the Open Session Meeting and
                Proceed to a Closed Session
                Closed Session
                1. Approval of Minutes of the Institutional Advancement Committee's
                Closed Session Meeting on January 28, 2022
                2. Development Activities Report
                 Nadia Elguindy, Director of Institutional Advancement
                3. Consider and Act on Motion to Approve Leaders Council and Emerging
                Leaders Council Invitees
                4. Consider and Act on Other Business
                5. Consider and Act on Motion to Adjourn the Meeting
                IAC Communications Subcommittee Meeting
                Open Session
                1. Approval of Agenda
                2. Approval of Minutes of the Subcommittee's Open Session Meeting on
                January 28, 2022
                3. Communications and Social Media Update
                 Carl Rauscher, Director of Communications and Media
                Relations
                4. Public Comment
                5. Consider and Act on Other Business
                6. Consider and Act on Motion to Adjourn the Meeting
                Board of Directors Meeting
                Open Session
                1. Pledge of Allegiance
                2. Approval of Agenda
                3. Approval of Minutes of the Board's Open Session Meeting on January
                28, 2022
                4. Consider and Act on Resolution 2022-XXX, In Recognition and
                Appreciation of Distinguished Service by Edgar S. Cahn
                5. Chairman's Report
                6. Members' Reports
                7. President's Report
                8. Inspector General's Report
                9. Consider and Act on the Report of the Finance Committee
                10. Consider and Act on the Report of the Combined Audit and Finance
                Committees
                11. Consider and Act on the Report of the Audit Committee
                12. Consider and Act on the Report of the Operations and Regulations
                Committee
                13. Consider and Act on the Report of the Delivery of Legal Services
                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. Public Comment
                17. Consider and Act on Other Business
                18. Consider and Act on Whether to Authorize a Closed Session of the
                Board to Address Items Listed Below
                Closed Session
                19. Approval of Minutes of the Board's Closed Session Meeting of
                January 28, 2022
                20. Management Briefing
                21. Inspector General Briefing
                22. Consider and Act on General Counsel's Report on Potential and
                Pending Litigation Involving LSC
                23. Consider and Act on List of Prospective Leaders Council and
                Emerging Council Invitees
                24. Consider and Act on Motion to Adjourn the Meeting
                CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Kaitlin Brown, Executive and Board
                Project Coordinator, at (202) 295-1555. Questions may also be sent by
                electronic mail to [email protected]. 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 website,
                at https://www.lsc.gov/about-lsc/board-meeting-materials.
                 Dated: March 18, 2022.
                Kaitlin D. Brown,
                Executive and Board Project Coordinator, Legal Services Corporation.
                [FR Doc. 2022-06202 Filed 3-18-22; 4:15 pm]
                BILLING CODE 7050-01-P
                

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