Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the Census Advisory Committee on the Hispanic Population, 6751 [E6-1748]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 27 / Thursday, February 9, 2006 / Notices and issues and/or data needs of Asian communities. Such knowledge and expertise are needed to provide advice and recommendations to the Census Bureau on how best to enumerate the Asian population 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. 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. AGENCY: Objectives and Duties 1. The Committee provides an organized and continuing channel of communication between Hispanic communities and the Census Bureau. Committee members identify useful strategies to reduce the differential undercount for the Hispanic population and on ways data can be disseminated for maximum usefulness to the Hispanic 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. SUMMARY: The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is requesting nominations of individuals to the Census Advisory Committee on the Hispanic 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. 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 email to edwina.martha.jaramillo@census.gov. 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. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of the Census


Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the Census 
Advisory Committee on the Hispanic Population

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 
Hispanic 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.

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 
edwina.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 Hispanic communities and the Census Bureau. 
Committee members identify useful strategies to reduce the differential 
undercount for the Hispanic population and on ways data can be 
disseminated for maximum usefulness to the Hispanic 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.

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 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 
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 FederalOfficial. 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 Hispanic community. Such 
knowledge and expertise are needed to provide advice and 
recommendations to the Census Bureau on how best to enumerate the 
Hispanic 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.

    Dated: February 2, 2006.
Charles Louis Kincannon,
Director, Bureau of the Census.
[FR Doc. E6-1748 Filed 2-8-06; 8:45 am]
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