Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the Census Advisory Committee on the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations, 6749-6750 [E6-1747]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 27 / Thursday, February 9, 2006 / Notices reimbursement for committee-related travel and lodging expenses. 2. The Committee meets at least once a year, budget permitting, but additional meetings may be held as deemed necessary by the Census Director or Designated Federal Official. All Committee meetings are open to the public in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Committee was established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Title 5, United States Code, Appendix 2) in 1995. The following provides information about the Committee, membership, and the nomination process. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Objectives and Duties 1. The Committee provides an organized and continuing channel of communication between African American communities and the Census Bureau. Committee members identify useful strategies to reduce the differential undercount for the African American population and on ways data can be disseminated for maximum usefulness to the African American population. 2. The Committee draws upon prior decennial planning efforts, research studies, test censuses, and other experiences to provide advice and recommendations for the 2010 Census, the American Community Survey, and related decennial programs. 3. The Committee functions solely as an advisory body under the Federal Advisory Committee Act. 4. The Committee reports to the Director of the Census Bureau. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Membership 1. Members are appointed by and serve at the discretion of the Secretary of Commerce. 2. Members are appointed to the ninemember Committee for a period of three years. Members 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. Committee members are selected in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce guidelines. The Committee aims to have a balanced representation, considering such factors as geography, gender, technical expertise, community involvement, and knowledge of census procedures and activities. The Committee aims to include members from diverse backgrounds, including state and local governments, academia, media, research, community-based organizations, and the private sector. No employee of the federal government can serve as a member of the Committee. Meeting attendance and active participation in the activities of the Advisory Committee are essential for sustained Committee membership. Miscellaneous 1. Members of the Committee serve without compensation, but receive VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:56 Feb 08, 2006 Jkt 208001 Nomination Information 1. Nominations are requested as described above. 2. Nominees should have expertise and knowledge of the cultural patterns and issues and/or data needs of the African American community. Such knowledge and expertise are needed to provide advice and recommendations to the Census Bureau on how best to enumerate the African American population and obtain complete and accurate data on this population. Individuals, groups, or organizations may submit nominations on behalf of a potential candidate. A summary of the ´ ´ candidate’s qualifications (resume or curriculum vitae) must be included along with the nomination letter. Nominees must have the ability to participate in Advisory Committee meetings and tasks. Besides Committee meetings, active participation may include Committee assignments and participation in conference calls and working groups. 3. The Department of Commerce is committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and seeks diverse Committee membership. 6749 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 by March 2, 2006. ADDRESSES: Please submit nominations to Edwina Jaramillo, Race and Ethnic Advisory Committee Program Coordinator, Census Advisory Committee Office, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 3627, Federal Building 3, 4700 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233. Nominations also may be submitted via fax at 301–457–8608 or e-mail to dwina.martha.jaramillo@census.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Edwina Jaramillo, Race and Ethnic Advisory Committee Program Coordinator, Census Advisory Committee Office, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 3627, Federal Building 3, 4700 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233, telephone (301) 763–4047. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Title 5, United States Code, Appendix 2) in 1995. The following provides information about the Committee, membership, and the nomination process. Bureau of the Census, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of request for nominations. Objectives and Duties 1. The Committee provides an organized and continuing channel of communication between American Indian and Alaska Native communities and the Census Bureau. Committee members identify useful strategies to reduce the differential undercount for the American Indian and Alaska Native populations and on ways data can be disseminated for maximum usefulness to the American Indian and Alaska Native populations. 2. The Committee draws upon prior decennial planning efforts, research studies, test censuses, and other experiences to provide advice and recommendations for the 2010 Census, the American Community Survey, and related decennial programs. 3. The Committee functions solely as an advisory body under the Federal Advisory Committee Act. 4. The Committee reports to the Director of the Bureau of the Census. SUMMARY: The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is requesting nominations of individuals to the Census Advisory Committee on the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations. The Census Bureau will consider nominations received in Membership 1. Members are appointed by and serve at the discretion of the Secretary of Commerce. 2. Members are appointed to the ninemember Committee for a period of three years. Members will be reevaluated at Dated: February 2, 2006. Charles Louis Kincannon, Director, Bureau of the Census. [FR Doc. E6–1746 Filed 2–8–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Census Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the Census Advisory Committee on the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1 6750 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 27 / Thursday, February 9, 2006 / Notices the conclusion of the three-year term with the prospect of renewal, pending Advisory Committee needs and the Secretary’s concurrence. Committee members are selected in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce guidelines. The Committee aims to have a balanced representation, considering such factors as geography, gender, technical expertise, community involvement, and knowledge of census procedures and activities. The Committee aims to include members from diverse backgrounds, including state, local, and tribal governments; academia; media; research; communitybased organizations; and the private sector. No employee of the federal government can serve as a member of the Committee. Meeting attendance and active participation in the activities of the Advisory Committee are essential for sustained Committee membership. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Miscellaneous 1. Members of the Committee serve without compensation, but receive reimbursement for committee-related travel and lodging expenses. 2. The Committee meets at least once a year, budget permitting, but additional meetings may be held as deemed necessary by the Census Director or Designated Federal Official. All Committee meetings are open to the public in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Nomination Information 1. Nominations are requested as described above. 2. Nominees should have expertise and knowledge of the cultural patterns and issues and/or data needs of the American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Such knowledge and expertise are needed to provide advice and recommendations to the Census Bureau on how best to enumerate the American Indian and Alaska Native populations and obtain complete and accurate data on these populations. Individuals, groups, or organizations may submit nominations on behalf of a potential candidate. A summary of the ´ ´ candidate’s qualifications (resume or curriculum vitae) must be included along with the nomination letter. Nominees must have the ability to participate in Advisory Committee meetings and tasks. Besides Committee meetings, active participation may include Committee assignments and participation in conference calls and working groups. 3. The Department of Commerce is committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and seeks diverse Committee membership. VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:56 Feb 08, 2006 Jkt 208001 Dated: February 2, 2006. Charles Louis Kincannon, Director, Bureau of the Census. [FR Doc. E6–1747 Filed 2–8–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of the Census Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the Census Advisory Committee on the Asian Population Bureau of the Census, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of request for nominations. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is requesting nominations of individuals to the Census Advisory Committee on the Asian Population. The Census Bureau 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 by March 2, 2006. ADDRESSES: Please submit nominations to Edwina Jaramillo, Race and Ethnic Advisory Committee Program Coordinator, Census Advisory Committee Office, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 3627, Federal Building 3, 4700 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233. Nominations also may be submitted via fax at 301–457–8608 or e-mail to edwina.martha.jaramillo@census.gov. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Edwina Jaramillo, Race and Ethnic Advisory Committee Program Coordinator, Census Advisory Committee Office, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 3627, Federal Building 3, 4700 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233, telephone (301) 763–4047. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Title 5, United States Code, Appendix 2) in 2000. The following provides information about the Committee, membership, and the nomination process. Objectives and Duties 1. The Committee provides an organized and continuing channel of communication between Asian communities and the Census Bureau. Committee members identify useful strategies to reduce the differential PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 undercount for the Asian population and on ways data can be disseminated for maximum usefulness to the Asian population. 2. The Committee draws upon prior decennial census activities, research studies, test censuses, and other experiences to provide advice and recommendations for the 2010 Census, the American Community Survey, and related decennial programs. 3. The Committee functions solely as an advisory body under the Federal Advisory Committee Act. 4. The Committee reports to the Director of the Census Bureau. Membership 1. Members are appointed by and serve at the discretion of the Secretary of Commerce. 2. Members are appointed to the ninemember Committee for a period of three years. Members 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. Committee members are selected in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce guidelines. The Committee aims to have a balanced representation, considering such factors as geography, gender, technical expertise, community involvement, and knowledge of census procedures and activities. The Committee aims to include members from diverse backgrounds, including state and local governments, academia, media, research, community-based organizations, and the private sector. No employee of the federal government can serve as a member of the Committee, nor can a member serve on existing census consultation or advisory groups. Meeting attendance and active participation in the activities of the Advisory Committee are essential for sustained Committee membership. Miscellaneous 1. Members of the Committee serve without compensation, but receive reimbursement for committee-related travel and lodging expenses. 2. The Committee meets at least once a year, budget permitting, but additional meetings may be held as deemed necessary by the Census Director or Designated Federal Official. All Committee meetings are open to the public in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Nomination Information 1. Nominations are requested as described above. 2. Nominees should have expertise and knowledge of the cultural patterns E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Census


Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the Census 
Advisory Committee on the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations

AGENCY: Bureau of the Census, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of request for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is requesting 
nominations of individuals to the Census Advisory Committee on the 
American Indian and Alaska Native Populations. The Census Bureau 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 by March 2, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Please submit nominations to Edwina Jaramillo, Race and 
Ethnic Advisory Committee Program Coordinator, Census Advisory 
Committee Office, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 3627, Federal Building 3, 
4700 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233. Nominations also may be 
submitted via fax at 301-457-8608 or e-mail to 
dwina.martha.jaramillo@census.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Edwina Jaramillo, Race and Ethnic 
Advisory Committee Program Coordinator, Census Advisory Committee 
Office, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 3627, Federal Building 3, 4700 Silver 
Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233, telephone (301) 763-4047.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established in accordance 
with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Title 5, United States Code, 
Appendix 2) in 1995. The following provides information about the 
Committee, membership, and the nomination process.

Objectives and Duties

    1. The Committee provides an organized and continuing channel of 
communication between American Indian and Alaska Native communities and 
the Census Bureau. Committee members identify useful strategies to 
reduce the differential undercount for the American Indian and Alaska 
Native populations and on ways data can be disseminated for maximum 
usefulness to the American Indian and Alaska Native populations.
    2. The Committee draws upon prior decennial planning efforts, 
research studies, test censuses, and other experiences to provide 
advice and recommendations for the 2010 Census, the American Community 
Survey, and related decennial programs.
    3. The Committee functions solely as an advisory body under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act.
    4. The Committee reports to the Director of the Bureau of the 
Census.

Membership

    1. Members are appointed by and serve at the discretion of the 
Secretary of Commerce.
    2. Members are appointed to the nine-member Committee for a period 
of three years. Members will be reevaluated at

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the conclusion of the three-year term with the prospect of renewal, 
pending Advisory Committee needs and the Secretary's concurrence. 
Committee members are selected in accordance with applicable Department 
of Commerce guidelines. The Committee aims to have a balanced 
representation, considering such factors as geography, gender, 
technical expertise, community involvement, and knowledge of census 
procedures and activities. The Committee aims to include members from 
diverse backgrounds, including state, local, and tribal governments; 
academia; media; research; community-based organizations; and the 
private sector. No employee of the federal government can serve as a 
member of the Committee. Meeting attendance and active participation in 
the activities of the Advisory Committee are essential for sustained 
Committee membership.

Miscellaneous

    1. Members of the Committee serve without compensation, but receive 
reimbursement for committee-related travel and lodging expenses.
    2. The Committee meets at least once a year, budget permitting, but 
additional meetings may be held as deemed necessary by the Census 
Director or Designated Federal Official. All Committee meetings are 
open to the public in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act.

Nomination Information

    1. Nominations are requested as described above.
    2. Nominees should have expertise and knowledge of the cultural 
patterns and issues and/or data needs of the American Indian and Alaska 
Native communities. Such knowledge and expertise are needed to provide 
advice and recommendations to the Census Bureau on how best to 
enumerate the American Indian and Alaska Native populations and obtain 
complete and accurate data on these populations. Individuals, groups, 
or organizations may submit nominations on behalf of a potential 
candidate. A summary of the candidate's qualifications 
(r[eacute]sum[eacute] or curriculum vitae) must be included along with 
the nomination letter. Nominees must have the ability to participate in 
Advisory Committee meetings and tasks. Besides Committee meetings, 
active participation may include Committee assignments and 
participation in conference calls and working groups.
    3. The Department of Commerce is committed to equal opportunity in 
the workplace and seeks diverse Committee membership.

    Dated: February 2, 2006.
Charles Louis Kincannon,
Director, Bureau of the Census.
[FR Doc. E6-1747 Filed 2-8-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-07-P