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Learn and Serve America
higher learning, consortia of institutions Learn and Serve America supports
of higher learning, and public and service learning by students from
private nonprofit organizations in kindergarten through graduate school.
partnership with institutions of higher Service learning is an innovative concept
education. These grants enable creation through which students participate in
or expansion of community service organized service experiences that meet
opportunities for students and explore community needs and are supported by
new ways to integrate service into the a curriculum that allows research,
college curriculum and support model reflection, and discussion of their
community service programs on campus. experiences. The focus of Learn and The programs are located in 38 States, Serve America is to build a solid
the District of Columbia, and Puerto foundation for service learning in the
Rico. curriculum of every school in America. The Corporation awards competitive
National Senior Service Corps grants to support Learn and Serve
(Senior Corps) America on an annual basis. Notices of The three Senior Corps Programsfunds availability published in the
Retired and Senior Volunteers (RSVP), Federal Register provide information the Foster Grandparent Program (FGP), concerning application deadlines and and the Senior Companion Program program requirements.
(SCP)-support community service by School-Based and Community-Based senior adults. These programs Programs The goal of Learn and Serve demonstrate the continued resource of America's School-Based and
seniors, provide valuable community Community-Based Programs is to
service, and engage the experience, increase opportunities for school-age expertise, and commitment of seniors in youth to learn and develop through a continued active involvement in the service to their communities. The
community. Each of these programs is Corporation supports these initiatives funded through renewable project grants through distribution of funds to State to public and private nonprofit education agencies according to a
organizations, who enter into population-based allotment. Grants to memoranda of agreement with local State commissions on national service, institutions, including schools, hospitals, nonprofit grantmaking entities, Indian senior cer.ters, and other organizations, tribes, and U.S. territories are
who directly assign and supervise competitive.
participants. Most Corporation funding School-based programs are
supports continuation projects; new administered by State education
projects are awarded competitively when agencies, local education agencies in funds are available. States not applying for funding, Indian Retired and Senior Volunteer Program tribes, and U.S. territories. Participants The Retired and Senior Volunteer are elementary and secondary school Program provides part-time, students and out-of-school youth
uncompensated service opportunities for between the ages of 5–17. Schools use persons age 55 or older. Participants, Learn and Serve America grants for adult serving in community-based projects volunteer programs and teacher training across America, serve a wide range of in service-learning, along with planning, national and community needs, working implementing, and expanding service- with persons of all ages. learning programs. Community-based Foster Grandparent Program The programs are administered by State Foster Grandparent Program provides commissions on national and community service to children with special needs. service and nonprofit organizations. Participants must be 60 years of age or Higher Education Programs Service older, and must be considered lowLearning at the post-secondary level is income by published Corporation supported by grants to institutions of criteria. Participants serve 20-hour
programs in AmeriCorps*VISTA and AmeriCorps* NCCC), a disaster response initiative, and short-term summer service initiatives. The Corporation also carries out an extensive training and technical assistance effort to support and assist State Commissions and service programs. Through partnerships with the private sector, other Federal agencies, and the Points of Light Foundation, the Corporation further advocates and advances service in America. The Corporation provides timely information about grants and financial assistance through notices of funds availability in the Federal Register.
weeks, typically 4 hours a day, and provide personal love, attention, and support to children. Children served include those with physical and developmental disabilities, living in conditions of poverty; involved in the juvenile justice system; teen-age mothers and their children; and Head Start participants. Foster Grandparents receive a stipend of $2.45 per hour and are provided meals, transportation, and physical examinations. They serve in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Senior Companion Program The Senior Companion Program engages lowincome seniors age 60 and older in service to adults with special needs, with a focus on service to the frail elderly. Eligibility criteria and program benefits for Senior Companions are the same as those provided to Foster Grandparents. Senior Companions provide support, assistance, and companionship to those whom they serve in both in-home and institutional settings. They also provide respite care to caregivers, especially family members of the frail elderly. Other Corporation Initiatives The Corporation's mission to develop and support an ethic of service in America involves initiatives, special demonstration projects, and other activities, in addition to the thret major program areas. These include the new National Service Leadership Institution in San Francisco, CA, the AmeriCorps Leaders Program (and similar leaders
Sources of Information General Inquiries To obtain additional information regarding the Corporation's programs and activities, call 1-800-942– 2677, or for Senior Corps programs, 1800-424-8867. Grants Notices of funds availability are published in the Federal Register for most Corporation programs. Corporation State Program Offices and State Commissions on National and Community Service are located in most States and are the best source of information on programs in specific States or communities. National Service Recruitment Persons interested in participating in service activities should call 1-800-942-2677, or contact Corporation State Offices or State Commissions on National and Community Service.
For further information, contact the Corporation for National and Community Service, 1201 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20525. Phone, 202-606-5000.
DEFENSE NUCLEAR FACILITIES SAFETY BOARD
JOHN T. CONWAY
DINUNNO, HERBERT J.C. KOUTS ROBERT M. ANDERSEN
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR OPERATIONAL SAFETY
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR PROCESS ENGINEERING
CHIEF, RADIATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY
TECHNICAL STAFF SPECIALISTS
KENNETH M. PUSATERI
The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board reviews and evaluates the content and implementation of standards relating to the design, construction, operation, and decommissioning of defense nuclear facilities of the Department of Energy (DOE).
The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety defense nuclear facilities of DOE;
reviews and monitors the design, The Board is composed of five
construction, and operation of facilities. members appointed by the President The Board makes recommendations to with the advice and consent of the
the Secretary of Energy concerning DOE Senate. Members of the Board are
defense nuclear facilities to ensure appointed from among United States
adequate protection of public health and citizens who are respected experts in the
safety. In the event that any aspect of field of nuclear safety.
operations, practices, or occurrences
reviewed by the Board is determined to Activities
present an imminent or severe threat to The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety public health and safety, the Board Board reviews and evaluates the content transmits its recommendations directly to and implementation of standards for the President.
For further information, contact the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Suite 700, 625 Indiana Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20004. Phone, 202-208-6400.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
ABBY J. PIRNIE
WILLIAM A. NITZE
ALAN D. HECHT
SALLYANNE HARPER, Acting
ALVIN PESACHOWITZ, Acting
Director, Cooperative Environmental
Deputy Assistant Administrator
Administration and Resources
Triangle Park, NC
Compliance Assurance Deputy Assistant Administrators
KATHRYN SCHMOLL DAVID J. O'CONNOR
JOHN C. CHAMBERLIN
WILLIAM G. LAXTON
WILLIAM M. HENDERSON
STEVEN A. HERMAN
SYLVIA LOWRANCE, MICHAEL M.
BARRY N. BREEN
EARL E. DEVANEY
Director, Enforcement Capacity and
and Training Director, Office of Environmental Justice Director, Planning and Policy Analysis Director, Compliance Director, Regulatory Enforcement Director, Site Remediation Enforcement Director, Federal Facilities Director, National Enforcement Investigation
Center, Denver, CO General Counsel
Principal Deputy General Counsel Assistant Administrator for Policy, Planning,
and Evaluation Director, Office of Strategic Planning Director, Office of Policy Development Director, Office of Regulatory Management
and Information Inspector General
Deputy Inspector General
CLARICE E. GAYLORD
JONATHAN Z. CANNON
FREDERICK W. ALLEN
JOHN C. MARTIN NIKKI L. TINSLEY KENNETH A. KONZ