February 14, 2017 – February 15, 2017
February 14-15, 2017 (2 days)
Courtyard Crystal 2899 Jefferson Davis Hwy,
Arlington, VA 22202
The Direct Service Tribes Advisory Committee (DSTAC) will hold its quarterly meeting on February 14-15, 2017 at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel. During this meeting the IHS Acting Director will provide updates on Agency priorities and continue discussions regarding DSTAC health priorities.
All Advisory Committee Representatives are encouraged to attend this meeting and must contact their respective Area Federal Liaisons for air travel arrangements and reimbursement requirements for lodging, per diem, local transportation, etc.
Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations and should request the special rate of $182 per night. A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel, 2899 Jefferson Davis, Arlington, VA 222202.
For reservations, call (800) 331-3131 and request the "DSTAC Quarterly Meeting" room block. Reservation cut-off date is February 1, 2017. To make online reservations click the link below:
Book your group rate for 2017 Direct Service Tribes Advisory Committee Meeting - Courtyard Crystal City
The hotel is located near DCA and is within 3 miles from Pentagon City and Arlington National Cemetery. The hotel is close to several restaurants and has a dining option within the facility. The hotel provides shuttle transportation from/to DCA or the metro every 20 minutes.
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), which is a 1.9 mile drive (about 5 mins).
For more information contact Emmalani Longenecker, Management Analyst, ODSCT, IHS at 301-443-1104 or Emmalani.Longenecker@ihs.gov.
INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE DIRECT SERVICE TRIBES ADVISORY COMMITTEE (DSTAC)
February 14-15, 2017 – 2nd Quarterly Meeting
Location: Courtyard Arlington Crystal City/Reagan National Airport;
2899 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Arlington, VA 22202
Conference Line: 866-752-7820; Passcode: 9269951
Meeting Room: Blueridge
DAY 1 - Tuesday, February 14, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
Nick Barton, DSTAC Chairman
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Office of Direct Service and Contracting Tribes
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. DSTAC Business & Election for DSTAC
Secretary 10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break
Ben Smith, Deputy Director for Intergovernmental Affairs, IHS
Roselyn Tso, Director, Office of Direct Service and Contracting Tribes, IHS
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. IHS Quality Improvement Update Dr. Nicole
Lurie, Acting Deputy
Director of Quality Health, IHS
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Tribal Self-Governance Advisory Committee Update
Marilynn “Lynn” Malerba, Chief, Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut, TSGAC Chairwoman (via teleconf.)
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Tribal Behavioral Health Agenda Update Mirtha Beadle, Deputy
Administrator for Operations, SAMHSA
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Break3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. NIHB Update on the Presidential Transition Plan Stacey Bohlen, Executive Director, NIHB
4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Veterans Affairs Update Stephanie
Birdwell, Director, Office of Tribal Governmental Relations, VA
Wilbur Woodis, Office of the Director, IHS
4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Summary of Day 1 & Closing Remarks Chairman Nick Barton, DSTAC
DAY 2 – Wednesday, February 15, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Area Budget Formulation Update Rosetta Tracey, Office of
Finance and Accounting, IHS
10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. DSTAC Strategic Planning DSTAC 12:00 p.m.
– 1:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. DSTAC Strategic Planning Continued DSTAC 2:45 p.m. –
3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. DSTAC Preparation for Executive Session with
IHS Principal Deputy Director
3:30 p.m. – 4:50 p.m. IHS DSTAC Leadership Executive Session with
IHS Principal Deputy Director DSTAC RADM Chris Buchanan, Acting Director, IHS DSTAC
4:50 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
Chairman Nick Barton, DSTAC
5:00 p.m. Adjourn