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IHS Facilities Appropriations Advisory Board (FAAB)


The FAAB is responsible for evaluating existing facilities’ policies, procedures and guidelines, and recommending changes if necessary; participate in the development and evaluation of any proposed new policies, procedures, guidelines or priorities.  If any of the recommendations need changes in law, this group will recommend legislative changes.  FAAB provides consultation with Tribes and recommends modifications to operations guidelines of FAAB.  Meetings are held 2 times per year.

Representative Alternate
Michael Garcia, Vice Chairman, Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians Janice Mendez, Tribal Representative, Bridgeport Indian Colony

Federal Technical Representative

Ali Ali
Division of Health Facilities Engineering, Indian Health Service/California Area Office
Phone:  (916) 930-3927, x203
Fax:  (916) 930-3954