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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 104 / Wednesday, June 1, 2005 / Notices ii. Education. B.S., Zoology, Ohio University; M.S., Biological Science, East Tennessee State University; Ph.D., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas. iii. Professional Experience. Dr. Anne Maglia is an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and an investigator in the Environmental Research Center for Emerging Contaminants at the University of Missouri-Rolla. She received her Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from the University of Kansas in 2000, and subsequently completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Bioinformatics at the University of Kansas. Dr. Maglia has an active research program in amphibian developmental biology, including studies on the effects of environmental contaminants on frog developmental processes and population viability. In addition, she and a colleague have developed an online database of interactive 3D visualizations of animal anatomy that is being used to compare normal and malformed anatomies. Her teaching responsibilities at the University of Missouri-Rolla include graduate and undergraduate courses in developmental biology, comparative anatomy, and bioinformatics. Dr. Maglia has served on the Board of Directors of the MidSouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society and is the director of a regional amphibian population monitoring program in conjunction with the Missouri Department of Conservation. 6. Nominee. Relyea, Rick, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. i. Expertise. Aquatic ecology, ecotoxicology. ii. Education. B.S., Environmental and Forest Biology, State University of New York; M.S., Wildlife Science, Texas Tech University; Ph.D., Biology, University of Michigan. iii. Professional Experience. Dr. Rick Relyea is an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in ecology. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1998 and subsequently performed post-doctoral work at the University of Missouri-Columbia where he conducted research in aquatic toxicology. During his six years at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Relyea has emerged as a world leader in the study of aquatic ecology and ecotoxicology. He has an active research program funded through the National Science Foundation, spanning the range from controlled, laboratory experiments to natural wetlands. His areas of research include: VerDate jul<14>2003 16:22 May 30, 2005 Jkt 205001 (1) Long-term research on the biodiversity of aquatic ecosystems, (2) the impacts of stress on animal performance, and (3) the effects of pesticides on aquatic organisms and communities. From 2001–2005, he published 30 articles in top-tier scientific journals and his research has received coverage in the popular press, including American Scientist and Science. Based on his highly productive research program and empirical discoveries, Dr. Relyea was named the Chancellor’s Distinguished Researcher at the University of Pittsburgh in 2005. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests. Dated: May 23, 2005. Clifford J. Gabriel, Director, Office of Science Coordination and Policy. [FR Doc. 05–10763 Filed 5–31–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–7920–2] Announcement of the Board of Trustees for the National Environmental Education and Training Foundation, Inc. Summary: The National Environmental Education and Training Foundation was created by section 10 of Public Law 101–619, the National Environmental Education Act of 1990. It is a private 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established to promote and support education and training as necessary tools to further environmental protection and sustainable, environmentally sound development. It provides the common ground upon which leaders from business and industry, all levels of government, public interest groups, and others can work cooperatively to expand the reach of environmental education and training programs beyond the traditional classroom. The Foundation supports a grant program that promotes innovative environmental education and training programs; it also develops partnerships with government and other organizations to administer projects that promote the development of an environmentally literal public. The Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, as required by the terms of the Act, announces the following appointments to the National Environmental Education and Training Foundation, PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31445 Inc. Board of Trustees. The appointees are Holly Cannon, a principal of the law firm Bevedridge & Diamond; and Raymond J. Ban, Executive Vice President, meteorology Science and Strategy, The Weather Channel, Inc. These appointees will join the current Board members which include: • Braden Allenby, Vice President, Environment, Health and Safety, AT&T. • Richard Bartlett, (NEETF Chairman) Vice Chairman, Mary Kay Holding Corporation. • Dorothy Jacobson, Consultant • Karen Bates Kress, President, KBK Consulting, Inc. • Dorothy McSweeny, (NEETF Vice Chair), Chair, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. • Honorable William Sessions, former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Additional Considerations: Great care has been taken to assure that these new appointees not only have the highest degree of expertise and commitment, but also brings to the Board diverse points of view relating to environmental education and training. These appointments shall be for two consecutive four year terms. For Further Information Contact: C. Michael Baker, Acting Director, Office of Environmental Education, Office of Public Affairs (1704A) U.S. EPA 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460. Dated: May 25, 2005. Stephen L. Johnson, Administrator. Biographies of New Members Raymond J. Ban Mr. Raymond Ban is Executive Vice President of the Meteorology Science and Strategy group at The Weather Channel, Inc. (TWC), which is responsible for the meteorological quality and integrity of all TWC’s products and services, and for growing TWC’s relationships with the weather community across the entire weather and climate enterprise. He has been an active member of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) for over 30 years and was named a Fellow of the AMS in 1997. He holds both the Television Seal of Approval and Radio Seal of Approval from the Society. He recently completed six years in serving as Commissioner on Professional Affairs for the AMS. In 1996, he was named a Centennial Fellow of Penn State’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. In 1998, he was named an Alumni Fellow of Penn State University, which recognizes the university’s most outstanding alumni E:\FR\FM\01JNN1.SGM 01JNN1 31446 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 104 / Wednesday, June 1, 2005 / Notices each year. Mr. Ban served on the Board of Atmospheric Science and Climate of the National Academy of Sciences from 2001–2004. He has also served as a member of the Inter-Governmental Working Group of the United States Weather Research Program and as President of the Alumni Board of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State. Additionally, Mr. Ban is currently a member of the advisory board to the National Center for Atmospheric Research and the Societal Impacts Program and serves on The Board of Visitors of The College of Geosciences at the University of Oklahoma. He is CoChair of The Weather Coalition, an advocacy group that brings together industry, state and local governments, and academia in an organized effort to urge Congress and the Executive Branch to fund a national initiative to expand research collaborations between these groups and federal agencies in the area of mesoscale observations and predictions. Mr. Ban graduated from the Pennsylvania State University in 1973 with a B.S. in Meteorology. Holly Cannon Holly Cannon is a principal of the law firm Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., and has been an attorney with the firm since 1981. She served as Managing Director from 1996 through 2001. Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. is a law firm of more than 85 attorneys in seven offices across the United States, with a nationwide practice that is focused on all aspects of environmental law and civil and criminal litigation. As Managing Director, Ms. Cannon acted as chairman of the firm’s management committee and chief executive officer of the law firm, with overall responsibility for supervision, direction and control of the firm’s business. During her more than five-year term, Ms. Cannon restructured the firm’s management committee, developed and implemented a three year strategic plan with financial performance goals that were achieved, and opened two new offices. She oversaw an increase in firm revenues by approximately one-third with a comparable increase in net profits. In addition to her experience as the firm’s Managing Director, Ms. Cannon has more than twenty years of experience in the private practice of law. Her legal practice focuses on environmental transactions and general environmental and corporate counseling. She regularly assists parties involved in corporate and real estate transactions to structure transactions in VerDate jul<14>2003 16:22 May 30, 2005 Jkt 205001 a manner that reflects the appropriate allocation of existing and potential environmental liabilities. She advises clients on environmental insurance matters, including environmental insurance products available for contaminated property transactions. In addition, she has assisted clients in establishing and evaluating their own environmental management systems to ensure that corporate-wide compliance is maintained. She also has served as outside general counsel to both public and privately held corporate clients. Her work on general corporate matters includes both counseling and transactional matters, and she has extensive experience handling acquisitions and divestitures of stock and assets, with particular emphasis on environmentally sensitive industry segments. She served as a member of the Board of Directors of Resource Recycling Technologies, Inc., a former publicly held company engaged in solid waste materials management activities, including the design, construction and operation of material recycling facilities. Combining her corporate and environmental backgrounds, she regularly assists business entities with public reporting obligations associated with existing and potential environmental liabilities, including work with a number of publicly-held companies on periodic environmental reporting required by the Securities and Exchange Commission. She has lectured on several occasions on the SEC’s environmental reporting obligations, has addressed groups of corporate officials on environmental disclosure and related issues relevant to accountants and other corporate finance officials, and has published articles on these and similar topics. Ms. Cannon graduated from the University of Alabama in 1978 with a B.S. in Management, summa cum laude, and received her law degree from Georgetown University, cum laude, in 1981. [FR Doc. 05–10852 Filed 5–31–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [Docket No. FRL–7919–6] Meeting of the Ozone Transport Commission Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: The United States Environmental Protection Agency is announcing the 2005 Annual Meeting of the Ozone Transport Commission (OTC). This OTC meeting will explore options available for reducing groundlevel ozone precursors in a multipollutant context. DATES: The meeting will be held on June 7, 2005 starting at 1 p.m. and June 8, 2005 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: Wyndham Burlington Hotel, 60 Battery Street, Burlington, VT 05401; 802–859–5004. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marcia L. Spink, Associate Director, Air Protection Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103; (215) 814–2100. For documents and press inquiries contact: Ozone Transport Commission, 444 North Capitol Street NW., Suite 638, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 508–3840; e-mail: ozone@otcair.org; Web site: http:// www.otcair.org. The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 contain at section 184 provisions for the ‘‘Control of Interstate Ozone Air Pollution.’’ Section 184(a) establishes an ‘‘Ozone Transport Region’’ (OTR) comprised of the States of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, parts of Virginia and the District of Columbia. The purpose of the Ozone Transport commission is to deal with ground-level ozone formation, transport, and control within the OTR. The purpose of this notice is to announce that the OTC will meet on June 7–8, 2005 at the address noted earlier in this notice. This meeting will explore options available for reducing groundlevel ozone precursors in a multipollutant context. Section 176A(b)(2) of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 specifies that the meeting of the Ozone Transport Commission is not subject to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This meeting will be open to the public as space permits. Type of Meeting: Open. Agenda: Copies of the final agenda will be available from the OTC office (202) 508–3840; by e-mail: ozone@otcair.org or via the OTC Web site at http://www.otcair.org. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: May 20, 2005. Andrew Carlin, Special Assistant, Acting Regional Administrator, Region III. [FR Doc. 05–10850 Filed 5–31–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–M E:\FR\FM\01JNN1.SGM 01JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 104 (Wednesday, June 1, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 31445-31446]
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[FR Doc No: 05-10852]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-7920-2]


Announcement of the Board of Trustees for the National 
Environmental Education and Training Foundation, Inc.

    Summary: The National Environmental Education and Training 
Foundation was created by section 10 of Public Law 101-619, the 
National Environmental Education Act of 1990. It is a private 501(c)(3) 
non-profit organization established to promote and support education 
and training as necessary tools to further environmental protection and 
sustainable, environmentally sound development. It provides the common 
ground upon which leaders from business and industry, all levels of 
government, public interest groups, and others can work cooperatively 
to expand the reach of environmental education and training programs 
beyond the traditional classroom. The Foundation supports a grant 
program that promotes innovative environmental education and training 
programs; it also develops partnerships with government and other 
organizations to administer projects that promote the development of an 
environmentally literal public.
    The Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, as 
required by the terms of the Act, announces the following appointments 
to the National Environmental Education and Training Foundation, Inc. 
Board of Trustees. The appointees are Holly Cannon, a principal of the 
law firm Bevedridge & Diamond; and Raymond J. Ban, Executive Vice 
President, meteorology Science and Strategy, The Weather Channel, Inc. 
These appointees will join the current Board members which include:
     Braden Allenby, Vice President, Environment, Health and 
Safety, AT&T.
     Richard Bartlett, (NEETF Chairman) Vice Chairman, Mary Kay 
Holding Corporation.
     Dorothy Jacobson, Consultant
     Karen Bates Kress, President, KBK Consulting, Inc.
     Dorothy McSweeny, (NEETF Vice Chair), Chair, DC Commission 
on the Arts and Humanities.
     Honorable William Sessions, former Director of the Federal 
Bureau of Investigation.
    Additional Considerations: Great care has been taken to assure that 
these new appointees not only have the highest degree of expertise and 
commitment, but also brings to the Board diverse points of view 
relating to environmental education and training. These appointments 
shall be for two consecutive four year terms.
    For Further Information Contact: C. Michael Baker, Acting Director, 
Office of Environmental Education, Office of Public Affairs (1704A) 
U.S. EPA 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460.

    Dated: May 25, 2005.
Stephen L. Johnson,
Administrator.

Biographies of New Members

Raymond J. Ban

    Mr. Raymond Ban is Executive Vice President of the Meteorology 
Science and Strategy group at The Weather Channel, Inc. (TWC), which is 
responsible for the meteorological quality and integrity of all TWC's 
products and services, and for growing TWC's relationships with the 
weather community across the entire weather and climate enterprise.
    He has been an active member of the American Meteorological Society 
(AMS) for over 30 years and was named a Fellow of the AMS in 1997. He 
holds both the Television Seal of Approval and Radio Seal of Approval 
from the Society. He recently completed six years in serving as 
Commissioner on Professional Affairs for the AMS. In 1996, he was named 
a Centennial Fellow of Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral 
Sciences. In 1998, he was named an Alumni Fellow of Penn State 
University, which recognizes the university's most outstanding alumni

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each year. Mr. Ban served on the Board of Atmospheric Science and 
Climate of the National Academy of Sciences from 2001-2004. He has also 
served as a member of the Inter-Governmental Working Group of the 
United States Weather Research Program and as President of the Alumni 
Board of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State.
    Additionally, Mr. Ban is currently a member of the advisory board 
to the National Center for Atmospheric Research and the Societal 
Impacts Program and serves on The Board of Visitors of The College of 
Geosciences at the University of Oklahoma. He is Co-Chair of The 
Weather Coalition, an advocacy group that brings together industry, 
state and local governments, and academia in an organized effort to 
urge Congress and the Executive Branch to fund a national initiative to 
expand research collaborations between these groups and federal 
agencies in the area of mesoscale observations and predictions.
    Mr. Ban graduated from the Pennsylvania State University in 1973 
with a B.S. in Meteorology.

Holly Cannon

    Holly Cannon is a principal of the law firm Beveridge & Diamond, 
P.C., and has been an attorney with the firm since 1981. She served as 
Managing Director from 1996 through 2001. Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. is 
a law firm of more than 85 attorneys in seven offices across the United 
States, with a nationwide practice that is focused on all aspects of 
environmental law and civil and criminal litigation.
    As Managing Director, Ms. Cannon acted as chairman of the firm's 
management committee and chief executive officer of the law firm, with 
overall responsibility for supervision, direction and control of the 
firm's business. During her more than five-year term, Ms. Cannon 
restructured the firm's management committee, developed and implemented 
a three year strategic plan with financial performance goals that were 
achieved, and opened two new offices. She oversaw an increase in firm 
revenues by approximately one-third with a comparable increase in net 
profits.
    In addition to her experience as the firm's Managing Director, Ms. 
Cannon has more than twenty years of experience in the private practice 
of law. Her legal practice focuses on environmental transactions and 
general environmental and corporate counseling. She regularly assists 
parties involved in corporate and real estate transactions to structure 
transactions in a manner that reflects the appropriate allocation of 
existing and potential environmental liabilities. She advises clients 
on environmental insurance matters, including environmental insurance 
products available for contaminated property transactions. In addition, 
she has assisted clients in establishing and evaluating their own 
environmental management systems to ensure that corporate-wide 
compliance is maintained.
    She also has served as outside general counsel to both public and 
privately held corporate clients. Her work on general corporate matters 
includes both counseling and transactional matters, and she has 
extensive experience handling acquisitions and divestitures of stock 
and assets, with particular emphasis on environmentally sensitive 
industry segments. She served as a member of the Board of Directors of 
Resource Recycling Technologies, Inc., a former publicly held company 
engaged in solid waste materials management activities, including the 
design, construction and operation of material recycling facilities.
    Combining her corporate and environmental backgrounds, she 
regularly assists business entities with public reporting obligations 
associated with existing and potential environmental liabilities, 
including work with a number of publicly-held companies on periodic 
environmental reporting required by the Securities and Exchange 
Commission. She has lectured on several occasions on the SEC's 
environmental reporting obligations, has addressed groups of corporate 
officials on environmental disclosure and related issues relevant to 
accountants and other corporate finance officials, and has published 
articles on these and similar topics.
    Ms. Cannon graduated from the University of Alabama in 1978 with a 
B.S. in Management, summa cum laude, and received her law degree from 
Georgetown University, cum laude, in 1981.

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