Request for Nominations of Members to Serve on the National Medal of Technology Nomination Evaluation Committee, 73453 [E5-7185]

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E5–7245 Filed 12–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Technology Administration Request for Nominations of Members to Serve on the National Medal of Technology Nomination Evaluation Committee Technology Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of request for nominations. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce (Technology Administration) is requesting nominations of individuals SUMMARY: 1 Chairman Stephen Koplan and Commissioners Jennifer A. Hillman and Shara L. Aranoff dissenting. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:51 Dec 09, 2005 Jkt 208001 to serve on the National Medal of Technology Nomination Evaluation Committee. Technology Administration will consider nominations received in response to this notice as well as from other sources. The SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice provides Committee and membership criteria. Please submit nominations within 30 days of the publication of this notice. ADDRESSES: Submit nominations to Mildred Porter, Director, National Medal of Technology Program, Technology Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 4817, Washington, DC 20230. Nominations also may be submitted via fax at 202– 482–6275, or e-mail to: nmt@technology.gov. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mildred Porter, Director, National Medal of Technology Program, Technology Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 4817, Washington, DC 20230, telephone (202) 482–5572. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Title 5, United States Code, Appendix 2). The following provides information about the Committee and membership. 1. Committee members are appointed by and serve at the discretion of the Secretary of Commerce. The Committee provides advice to the Secretary on the implementation of Public Law 96–480 (15 U.S.C. 3711). Public Law 105–309; 15 U.S.C. 3711, Section 10, approved by the 105th Congress in 1998, added the National Technology Medal for Environmental Technology. 2. The Committee functions solely as an advisory body under the FACA. Members are appointed to the 12member Committee for a period of three-years. Each will be reevaluated at the conclusion of the three-year term with the prospect of renewal, pending Advisory Committee needs and the Secretary’s concurrence. Selection of membership is made in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce guidelines. 3. Members are responsible for reviewing nominations and making recommendations for the Nation’s highest honor for technological innovation, awarded annually by the President of the United States. Members of the Committee have an understanding of, and experience in, developing and PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73453 utilizing technological innovation and/ or they are familiar with the education, training, employment and management of technological human resources. 4. Under the FACA, membership in a committee must be balanced. To achieve balance, the Department is seeking additional nominations of candidates from small, medium-sized, and large businesses or with special expertise in the following sub sectors of the technology enterprise: • Medical Innovations/ Bioengineering and Biomedical Technology • Technology Management/ Computing/IT/Manufacturing Innovation • Technology Manpower/Workforce Training/Education Committee members are present or former Chief Executive Officers, former winners of the National Medal of Technology; presidents or distinguished faculty of universities; or senior executives of non-profit organizations. As such, they not only offer the stature of their positions but also possess intimate knowledge of the forces determining future directions for their organizations and industries. The Committee as a whole is balanced in representing geographical, professional, and diversity interests. Nomination Information: 1. Nominees must be U.S. citizens, must be able to fully participate in meetings pertaining to the review and selection of finalists for the National Medal of Technology, and must uphold the confidential nature of an independent peer review and competitive selection process. 2. The Department of Commerce is committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and seeks a broad-based and diverse Committee membership. Michelle O’Neill, Acting Under Secretary for Technology, Technology Administration. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Technology Administration


Request for Nominations of Members to Serve on the National Medal 
of Technology Nomination Evaluation Committee

AGENCY: Technology Administration, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of request for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Technology Administration) is 
requesting nominations of individuals to serve on the National Medal of 
Technology Nomination Evaluation Committee. Technology Administration 
will consider nominations received in response to this notice as well 
as from other sources. The SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this 
notice provides Committee and membership criteria.

DATES: Please submit nominations within 30 days of the publication of 
this notice.

ADDRESSES: Submit nominations to Mildred Porter, Director, National 
Medal of Technology Program, Technology Administration, U.S. Department 
of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 4817, Washington, DC 
20230. Nominations also may be submitted via fax at 202-482-6275, or e-
mail to: nmt@technology.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mildred Porter, Director, National 
Medal of Technology Program, Technology Administration, U.S. Department 
of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 4817, Washington, DC 
20230, telephone (202) 482-5572.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established in accordance 
with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Title 5, United States 
Code, Appendix 2). The following provides information about the 
Committee and membership.
    1. Committee members are appointed by and serve at the discretion 
of the Secretary of Commerce. The Committee provides advice to the 
Secretary on the implementation of Public Law 96-480 (15 U.S.C. 3711). 
Public Law 105-309; 15 U.S.C. 3711, Section 10, approved by the 105th 
Congress in 1998, added the National Technology Medal for Environmental 
Technology.
    2. The Committee functions solely as an advisory body under the 
FACA. Members are appointed to the 12-member Committee for a period of 
three-years. Each will be reevaluated at the conclusion of the three-
year term with the prospect of renewal, pending Advisory Committee 
needs and the Secretary's concurrence. Selection of membership is made 
in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce guidelines.
    3. Members are responsible for reviewing nominations and making 
recommendations for the Nation's highest honor for technological 
innovation, awarded annually by the President of the United States. 
Members of the Committee have an understanding of, and experience in, 
developing and utilizing technological innovation and/or they are 
familiar with the education, training, employment and management of 
technological human resources.
    4. Under the FACA, membership in a committee must be balanced. To 
achieve balance, the Department is seeking additional nominations of 
candidates from small, medium-sized, and large businesses or with 
special expertise in the following sub sectors of the technology 
enterprise:
     Medical Innovations/Bioengineering and Biomedical 
Technology
     Technology Management/Computing/IT/Manufacturing 
Innovation
     Technology Manpower/Workforce Training/Education
    Committee members are present or former Chief Executive Officers, 
former winners of the National Medal of Technology; presidents or 
distinguished faculty of universities; or senior executives of non-
profit organizations. As such, they not only offer the stature of their 
positions but also possess intimate knowledge of the forces determining 
future directions for their organizations and industries. The Committee 
as a whole is balanced in representing geographical, professional, and 
diversity interests.
    Nomination Information:
    1. Nominees must be U.S. citizens, must be able to fully 
participate in meetings pertaining to the review and selection of 
finalists for the National Medal of Technology, and must uphold the 
confidential nature of an independent peer review and competitive 
selection process.
    2. The Department of Commerce is committed to equal opportunity in 
the workplace and seeks a broad-based and diverse Committee membership.

Michelle O'Neill,
Acting Under Secretary for Technology, Technology Administration.
 [FR Doc. E5-7185 Filed 12-9-05; 8:45 am]
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