Manufacturing Extension Partnership National Advisory Board, 5161 [05-1816]

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The Board was established to fill a need for outside input on MEP. MEP is a unique program consisting of centers in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. The centers have been created by state, federal, and local partnerships. The Board works closely with MEP to provide input and advice on MEP’s programs, plans, and policies. The purpose of this meeting is to update the board on the latest program 15:06 Jan 31, 2005 Jkt 205001 The meeting will convene February 17, 2005 at 8:30 a.m. and will adjourn at 3:30 p.m. on February 17, 2005. DATES: ADDRESSES: BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P VerDate jul<14>2003 developments including a NIST Update, a MEP Policy Overview, and a MEP Program Operations Update. Discussions scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. and to end at 3:30 p.m. on February 17, 2005, on MEP budget issues will be closed. All visitors to the National Institute of Standards and Technology site will have to pre-register to be admitted. Anyone wishing to attend this meeting must register 48 hours in advance in order to be admitted. Please submit your name, time of arrival, email address and phone number to Lillian Ware no later than Tuesday, February 15 and she will provide you with instructions for admittance. Ms. Ware’s email address is lillian.ware@nist.gov and her phone number is 301/975–5454. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Hines, Manufacturing Extension Partnership, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–4800, telephone number (301) 975–3360. The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the General Counsel, formally determined on December 27, 2004, that portions of the meeting which involve discussion of proposed funding of the MEP may be closed in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B), because that portion will divulge matters the premature disclosure of which would be likely to significantly frustrate implementation of proposed agency actions; and that portions of the meeting which involve discussion of the staffing of positions in MEP may be closed in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6), because divulging information discussed in that portion of the meeting is likely to reveal information of a personal nature, where disclosure would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: January 26, 2005. Hratch G. Semerjian, Acting Director. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Institute of Standards and Technology


Manufacturing Extension Partnership National Advisory Board

AGENCY: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of partially closed meeting.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. app. 
2, notice is hereby given that the Manufacturing Extension Partnership 
National Advisory Board (MEPNAB), National Institute of Standards and 
Technology (NIST), will meet Thursday, February 17, 2005, from 8:30 
a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The MEPNAB is composed of eleven members appointed by 
the Director of NIST who were selected for their expertise in the area 
of industrial extension and their work on behalf of smaller 
manufacturers. The Board was established to fill a need for outside 
input on MEP. MEP is a unique program consisting of centers in all 50 
states and Puerto Rico. The centers have been created by state, 
federal, and local partnerships. The Board works closely with MEP to 
provide input and advice on MEP's programs, plans, and policies. The 
purpose of this meeting is to update the board on the latest program 
developments including a NIST Update, a MEP Policy Overview, and a MEP 
Program Operations Update. Discussions scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. and 
to end at 3:30 p.m. on February 17, 2005, on MEP budget issues will be 
closed. All visitors to the National Institute of Standards and 
Technology site will have to pre-register to be admitted. Anyone 
wishing to attend this meeting must register 48 hours in advance in 
order to be admitted. Please submit your name, time of arrival, email 
address and phone number to Lillian Ware no later than Tuesday, 
February 15 and she will provide you with instructions for admittance. 
Ms. Ware's email address is lillian.ware@nist.gov and her phone number 
is 301/975-5454.

DATES: The meeting will convene February 17, 2005 at 8:30 a.m. and will 
adjourn at 3:30 p.m. on February 17, 2005.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Employees' Lounge, 
Administration Building, at NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899. Please 
note admittance instructions under SUMMARY paragraph.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Hines, Manufacturing Extension 
Partnership, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-4800, telephone number (301) 975-3360.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Assistant Secretary for Administration, 
with the concurrence of the General Counsel, formally determined on 
December 27, 2004, that portions of the meeting which involve 
discussion of proposed funding of the MEP may be closed in accordance 
with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B), because that portion will divulge matters 
the premature disclosure of which would be likely to significantly 
frustrate implementation of proposed agency actions; and that portions 
of the meeting which involve discussion of the staffing of positions in 
MEP may be closed in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6), because 
divulging information discussed in that portion of the meeting is 
likely to reveal information of a personal nature, where disclosure 
would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.

    Dated: January 26, 2005.
Hratch G. Semerjian,
Acting Director.
[FR Doc. 05-1816 Filed 1-31-05; 8:45 am]
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