Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies, 20923 [05-8077]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 77 / Friday, April 22, 2005 / Notices Send comments to Summer King, SAMHSA Reports Clearance Officer, OAS, Room 7–1044, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, MD 20857. Written comments should be received by June 21, 2005. Dated: April 15, 2005. Anna Marsh, Executive Officer, SAMHSA. [FR Doc. 05–8093 Filed 4–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4162–20–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [USCG–2005–21002] Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies Coast Guard, DHS. Request for applications. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC). TSAC advises the Coast Guard on matters relating to shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. DATES: Application forms should reach us on or before May 27, 2005 ADDRESSES: You may request an application form by writing to Commandant (G–MSO–1), U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593–0001; by calling (202) 267–0214; or by faxing (202) 267– 4570. Send your original completed and signed application in written form to the above street address. This notice is available on the Internet at http:// dms.dot.gov in docket USCG–2005– 21002 and the application form is also available at http://www.uscg.mil/hq/gm/advisory/index.htm (click on ‘‘ACM Application’’). Mr. Gerald Miante; Assistant Executive Director of TSAC, telephone (202) 267– 0214, fax (202) 267–4570, or e-mail gmiante@comdt.uscg.mil. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) is a Federal advisory committee mandated by Congress and operates under 5 U.S.C. App. 2, (Pub. L. 92–463, 86 Stat. 770, as amended). It advises the Secretary of Homeland Security on matters relating to shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. This advice also assists the Coast Guard in formulating the position of the United States in advance SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate jul<14>2003 15:27 Apr 21, 2005 Jkt 205001 of meetings of the International Maritime Organization. TSAC meets at least once a year at Coast Guard Headquarters, Washington, DC, or another location selected by the Coast Guard. It may also meet for extraordinary purposes. Its working groups may meet to consider specific issues as required. The 16-person membership includes 7 representatives of the Barge and Towing Industry (reflecting a regional geographical balance); 1 member from the Offshore Mineral and Oil Supply Vessel Industry; and 2 members from each of the following areas: Maritime Labor; Shippers (of whom at least one shall be engaged in the shipment of oil or hazardous materials by barge); Port Districts, Authorities, or Terminal Operators; and the General Public. We are currently considering applications for two positions from the Barge and Towing Industry, one position from Port Districts, Authorities, or Terminal Operators, one position from Labor, and one position from the General Public. To be eligible, applicants should have particular expertise, knowledge, and experience relative to the position in towing operations, marine transportation, or business operations associated with shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. Each member serves for a term of up to 4 years. A few members may serve consecutive terms. All members serve at their own expense and receive no salary, reimbursement of travel expenses, or other compensation from the Federal Government. In support of the policy of the Department of Homeland Security on gender and ethnic diversity, we encourage qualified women and members of minority groups to apply. Dated: April 18, 2005. Howard L. Hime, Acting Director of Standards, Marine Safety, Security and Environmental Protection. [FR Doc. 05–8077 Filed 4–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [USCG–2005–21001] Towing Safety Advisory Committee Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Towing Vessel Inspection Working Group of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) will meet PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20923 to discuss matters relating to specific issues of towing safety. The meetings will be open to the public. DATES: The Towing Vessel Inspection Working Group will meet on Wednesday, May 4, 2005 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Thursday, May 5, 2005 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The meetings may close early if all business is finished. Written material and requests to make oral presentations should reach the Coast Guard on or before April 27, 2005. Requests to have a copy of your material distributed to each member of the Working Group should reach the Coast Guard on or before April 27, 2005. ADDRESSES: The Working Group will meet at the Arlington Hilton, 950 North Stafford Street, Arlington, VA 22203. Send written material and requests to make oral presentations to Mr. Gerald Miante, Commandant (G–MSO–1), U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second Street SW., Washington, DC 20593– 0001. This notice and related documents are available on the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov under the docket number USCG–2005–21001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Gerald Miante, Assistant Executive Director of TSAC, telephone 202–267– 0214, fax 202–267–4570, or e-mail gmiante@comdt.uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of these meetings is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2 (Pub. L. 92–463, 86 Stat. 770, as amended). Agenda of Working Group Meetings The agenda for the Towing Vessel Inspection Working Group tentatively includes the following items: (1) Which items should be included in every towing vessel safety management system and should be part of the regulatory requirement defining an acceptable SMS? (2) Which items should be required as part of the towing vessel inspection regime, but fall into the category of ?standards? or regulation rather than elements of a safety management system? (3) What, if anything, is missing (either in terms of a safety management system element or standards) that should be required as part of the new towing vessel inspection regime? Procedural The meetings are open to the public. Please note that the meetings may close early if all business is finished. At the Chair’s discretion, members of the public may make oral presentations during the meeting. If you would like to E:\FR\FM\22APN1.SGM 22APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[USCG-2005-21002]


Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Request for applications.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the 
Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC). TSAC advises the Coast Guard 
on matters relating to shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway 
navigation and towing safety.

DATES: Application forms should reach us on or before May 27, 2005

ADDRESSES: You may request an application form by writing to Commandant 
(G-MSO-1), U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington, DC 
20593-0001; by calling (202) 267-0214; or by faxing (202) 267-4570. 
Send your original completed and signed application in written form to 
the above street address. This notice is available on the Internet at 
http://dms.dot.gov in docket USCG-2005-21002 and the application form 
is also available at http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-m/advisory/index.htm 
(click on ``ACM Application'').

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Gerald Miante; Assistant Executive 
Director of TSAC, telephone (202) 267-0214, fax (202) 267-4570, or e-
mail gmiante@comdt.uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) 
is a Federal advisory committee mandated by Congress and operates under 
5 U.S.C. App. 2, (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770, as amended). It advises 
the Secretary of Homeland Security on matters relating to shallow-draft 
inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. This advice 
also assists the Coast Guard in formulating the position of the United 
States in advance of meetings of the International Maritime 
Organization.
    TSAC meets at least once a year at Coast Guard Headquarters, 
Washington, DC, or another location selected by the Coast Guard. It may 
also meet for extraordinary purposes. Its working groups may meet to 
consider specific issues as required. The 16-person membership includes 
7 representatives of the Barge and Towing Industry (reflecting a 
regional geographical balance); 1 member from the Offshore Mineral and 
Oil Supply Vessel Industry; and 2 members from each of the following 
areas: Maritime Labor; Shippers (of whom at least one shall be engaged 
in the shipment of oil or hazardous materials by barge); Port 
Districts, Authorities, or Terminal Operators; and the General Public.
    We are currently considering applications for two positions from 
the Barge and Towing Industry, one position from Port Districts, 
Authorities, or Terminal Operators, one position from Labor, and one 
position from the General Public. To be eligible, applicants should 
have particular expertise, knowledge, and experience relative to the 
position in towing operations, marine transportation, or business 
operations associated with shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway 
navigation and towing safety. Each member serves for a term of up to 4 
years. A few members may serve consecutive terms. All members serve at 
their own expense and receive no salary, reimbursement of travel 
expenses, or other compensation from the Federal Government.
    In support of the policy of the Department of Homeland Security on 
gender and ethnic diversity, we encourage qualified women and members 
of minority groups to apply.

    Dated: April 18, 2005.
Howard L. Hime,
Acting Director of Standards, Marine Safety, Security and Environmental 
Protection.
[FR Doc. 05-8077 Filed 4-21-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4910-15-P