Notice: Request for Nominations, Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, 62099-62100 [05-21542]

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E5–5982 Filed 10–27–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Notice: Request for Nominations, Spectrum Management Advisory Committee National Telecommunications and Information Administration ACTION: Notice and Request for Nominations AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1 62100 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 208 / Friday, October 28, 2005 / Notices SUMMARY: Pursuant to an Executive Memorandum, under the Federal Advisory Committee Act and consistent with the National Telecommunications and Information Organization Act, the Secretary of Commerce has established the Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee will provide advice to the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and Administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on spectrum management matters. NTIA is requesting nominations for members to the Committee for terms beginning in 2005. DATES: Nominations must be postmarked or electronically transmitted on or before November 28, 2005. ADDRESSES: Persons wishing to submit nominations should send the nominee’s resume to the attention of Meredith Attwell, Designated Federal Officer, by mail to Office of the Assistant Secretary, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue N.W., Room 4898, Washington, DC 20230; by facsimile transmission to (202) 501–0536; or by electronic mail to spectrumadvisory@ntia.doc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Meredith Attwell at (202) 482–2695 or mattwell@ntia.doc.gov; or Joe Gattuso at (202) 482–0977 or jgattuso@ntia.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 29, 2004, the President issued a Memorandum to the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies on the subject of ‘‘Spectrum Management for the 21st Century.’’1 Among other things, the Executive Memorandum directed the heads of the executive departments and agencies to implement the recommendations contained in two Commerce Department reports to the President identifying improvement in U.S. spectrum management.2 The first recommendation in Report 2 called for the establishment of a federal advisory committee within the National 1 President’s Memorandum on Improving Spectrum Management for the 21st Century, 49 Weekly Comp. Pres. Doc. 2875 (Nov. 29, 2004)(Executive Memorandum). 2 See Department of Commerce, Spectrum Policy for the 21st Century -- The President’s Spectrum Policy Initiative: Report 1, Recommendations of the Federal Government Spectrum Task Force (June 2004); Department of Commerce, Spectrum Policy for the 21st Century -- The President’s Spectrum Policy: Report 2, Recommendations from State and Local Governments and Private Sector Responders (June 2004)(Report 2), available at http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/reports/specpolini/ presspecpolinilreport2l06242004.pdf. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:15 Oct 27, 2005 Jkt 208001 Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).3 Pursuant to the Executive Memorandum, the Secretary of Commerce established the Spectrum Management Advisory Committee under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, consistent with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Act, 47 U.S.C. § 904(b). The Committee will report to the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information. It will advise the Assistant Secretary on a broad range of issues regarding spectrum policy and on needed reforms to domestic spectrum policies and management to enable timely implementation of evolving spectrumdependent technologies and services to benefit the public. The Committee will function solely as an advisory body in compliance with the FACA. The Committee’s Charter appears on NTIA’s website at http://www.ntia.doc.gov. The Secretary of Commerce intends to appoint representatives from a balanced cross-section of stakeholder interests in spectrum management and policy reform, including non-federal government users, state, regional and local sectors, technology developers, and manufacturers, academia, consumer groups, and service providers with customers in both domestic and international markets. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information Administration


Notice: Request for Nominations, Spectrum Management Advisory 
Committee

AGENCY: National Telecommunications and Information Administration

ACTION: Notice and Request for Nominations

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to an Executive Memorandum, under the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act and consistent with the National 
Telecommunications and Information Organization Act, the Secretary of 
Commerce has established the Spectrum Management Advisory Committee 
(Committee). The Committee will provide advice to the Assistant 
Secretary for Communications and Information and Administrator of the 
National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on 
spectrum management matters. NTIA is requesting nominations for members 
to the Committee for terms beginning in 2005.

DATES: Nominations must be postmarked or electronically transmitted on 
or before November 28, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Persons wishing to submit nominations should send the 
nominee's resume to the attention of Meredith Attwell, Designated 
Federal Officer, by mail to Office of the Assistant Secretary, National 
Telecommunications and Information Administration, 1401 Constitution 
Avenue N.W., Room 4898, Washington, DC 20230; by facsimile transmission 
to (202) 501-0536; or by electronic mail to 
spectrumadvisory@ntia.doc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Meredith Attwell at (202) 482-2695 or 
mattwell@ntia.doc.gov; or Joe Gattuso at (202) 482-0977 or 
jgattuso@ntia.doc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 29, 2004, the President issued a 
Memorandum to the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies on the 
subject of ``Spectrum Management for the 21st Century.''\1\ Among other 
things, the Executive Memorandum directed the heads of the executive 
departments and agencies to implement the recommendations contained in 
two Commerce Department reports to the President identifying 
improvement in U.S. spectrum management.\2\ The first recommendation in 
Report 2 called for the establishment of a federal advisory committee 
within the National Telecommunications and Information Administration 
(NTIA).\3\
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    \1\ President's Memorandum on Improving Spectrum Management for 
the 21st Century, 49 Weekly Comp. Pres. Doc. 2875 (Nov. 29, 
2004)(Executive Memorandum).
    \2\ See Department of Commerce, Spectrum Policy for the 21st 
Century -- The President's Spectrum Policy Initiative: Report 1, 
Recommendations of the Federal Government Spectrum Task Force (June 
2004); Department of Commerce, Spectrum Policy for the 21st Century 
-- The President's Spectrum Policy: Report 2, Recommendations from 
State and Local Governments and Private Sector Responders (June 
2004)(Report 2), available at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/reports/
specpolini/presspecpolini_report2_06242004.pdf.
    \3\ ``The National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration (NTIA) should establish the Department of Commerce 
Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, consistent with the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act [5 U.S.C. App.2] and the NTIA Organization 
Act [47 U.S.C. Sec.  904(b)].'' Report 2 at ii, 14-15.
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    Pursuant to the Executive Memorandum, the Secretary of Commerce 
established the Spectrum Management Advisory Committee under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, consistent with 
the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Act, 47 
U.S.C. Sec.  904(b). The Committee will report to the Assistant 
Secretary for Communications and Information. It will advise the 
Assistant Secretary on a broad range of issues regarding spectrum 
policy and on needed reforms to domestic spectrum policies and 
management to enable timely implementation of evolving spectrum-
dependent technologies and services to benefit the public. The 
Committee will function solely as an advisory body in compliance with 
the FACA. The Committee's Charter appears on NTIA's website at http://
www.ntia.doc.gov.
    The Secretary of Commerce intends to appoint representatives from a 
balanced cross-section of stakeholder interests in spectrum management 
and policy reform, including non-federal government users, state, 
regional and local sectors, technology developers, and manufacturers, 
academia, consumer groups, and service providers with customers in both 
domestic and international markets. The Department of Commerce seeks 
high level individuals with broad expertise in and capable of 
representing those sectors and interests on policy issues relevant to 
the Committee. Members will be appointed for a two-year term and may be 
reappointed for additional terms. Members of the Committee will be 
appointed as Special Government Employees and will serve without 
compensation.
    Nominations should include a resume or curriculum vita, and should 
also include a statement summarizing the qualifications of the nominee 
and identifying the sector or interest (if individual) for which the 
nominee has expertise.

    Dated: October 25, 2005.
Kathy D. Smith,
Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 05-21542 Filed 10-27-05; 8:45 am]
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