Notice of an Opportunity To Apply for Membership on the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board, 48913 [E6-13855]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 162 / Tuesday, August 22, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration. Notice of an Opportunity To Apply for Membership on the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board The Department of Commerce is currently seeking applications for membership on the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (Board). The purpose of the Board is to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the travel and tourism industry. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Advisory Committees is accepting applications for Board members. Members shall serve until the Board’s charter expires on September 21, 2007. Members will be selected based on our judgement of the candidates’ proven experience in promoting, developing, and implementing advertising and marketing programs for travel-related or tourism-related industries; or the candidates’ proven abilities to manage tourism-related or other service-related organizations. Each Board member shall serve as the representative of a tourismrelated ‘‘U.S. entity.’’ However, for the purposes of eligibility, a U.S. entity shall be defined as a firm incorporated in the United States (or an unincorporated firm with its principal place of business in the United States) that is controlled by U.S. citizens or by another U.S. entity. An entity is not a U.S. entity if 50 percent plus one share of its stock (if a corporation, or a similar ownership interest of an unincorporated entity) is controlled, directly or indirectly, by non-U.S. citizens or nonU.S. entities. Priority may be given to chief executive officers or a similarlysituated officer of a tourism-related entity. Priority may also be given to individuals with international tourism marketing experience. Officers or employees of state and regional tourism marketing entities are also eligible for consideration for Board membership. A state and regional tourism marketing entity, may include, but is not limited to, state government tourism office, state and/or local government supported tourism marketing entities, or multi-state tourism marketing entities. Again, priority may be given to chief executive officers or a similarly-situated officer. Secondary selection criteria will ensure that the board has a balanced representation of the tourism-related industry in terms of point of view, demographics, geography and company size. The Board members will be selected on the basis of their experience cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:34 Aug 21, 2006 Jkt 208001 and knowledge of the tourism industry. Members will serve at the discretion of the Secretary of Commerce. Board members shall serve in a representative capacity presenting the views and interests of the particular tourism-related sector in which they operate. Board members are not special government employees, and will receive no compensation for their participation in Board activities. Members participating in Board meetings and events will be responsible for their travel, living and other personal expenses. Meetings will be held regularly, usually in Washington, DC. The first Board meeting has not yet been determined. To be considered for membership, please provide the following: 1. Name and title of the individual requesting consideration. 2. A letter of recommendation containing a brief statement of why the applicant should be considered for membership on the Board. This recommendation should also include the applicant’s tourismrelated experience. 3. The applicant’s personal resume. 4. An affirmative statement that the applicant is not required to register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. 5. If a state or regional tourism marketing entity, the functions and responsibilities of the entity. 6. The company’s size and ownership, product or service line and major markets in which the company operates. Please submit application information to J. Marc Chittum, Office of Advisory Committees, U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board Executive Secretariat, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. Deadline: All applications must be received by the Office of Advisory Committees by close of business on September 22, 2006. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: J. Marc Chittum, (202) 482–4501. Dated: August 16, 2006. J. Marc Chittum, Executive Secretary, U.S. Travel & Tourism Advisory Board. [FR Doc. 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The Department of Energy (hereafter ‘‘Department’’ or ‘‘DOE’’) is soliciting comments, data and information with respect to the Whirlpool Petition. Today’s notice also grants an Interim Waiver to Whirlpool from the existing DOE automatic and semi-automatic clothes washer test procedure for the company’s High Impeller line of clothes washers with basket volumes greater than 3.8 cubic feet and less than 3.9 cubic feet. DATES: The Department will accept comments, data and information regarding this Petition for Waiver until, but no later September 21, 2006. ADDRESSES: Please submit comments, identified by docket number EERE–BT– 2006–WAV–0139, by any of the following methods: • Mail: Ms. Brenda Edwards-Jones, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Program, Mailstop EE–2J, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585– 0121. Telephone: (202) 586–2945. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 162 (Tuesday, August 22, 2006)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration.


Notice of an Opportunity To Apply for Membership on the U.S. 
Travel and Tourism Advisory Board

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce is currently seeking applications 
for membership on the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (Board). 
The purpose of the Board is to advise the Secretary of Commerce on 
matters relating to the travel and tourism industry.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Advisory Committees is 
accepting applications for Board members. Members shall serve until the 
Board's charter expires on September 21, 2007. Members will be selected 
based on our judgement of the candidates' proven experience in 
promoting, developing, and implementing advertising and marketing 
programs for travel-related or tourism-related industries; or the 
candidates' proven abilities to manage tourism-related or other 
service-related organizations. Each Board member shall serve as the 
representative of a tourism-related ``U.S. entity.'' However, for the 
purposes of eligibility, a U.S. entity shall be defined as a firm 
incorporated in the United States (or an unincorporated firm with its 
principal place of business in the United States) that is controlled by 
U.S. citizens or by another U.S. entity. An entity is not a U.S. entity 
if 50 percent plus one share of its stock (if a corporation, or a 
similar ownership interest of an unincorporated entity) is controlled, 
directly or indirectly, by non-U.S. citizens or non-U.S. entities. 
Priority may be given to chief executive officers or a similarly-
situated officer of a tourism-related entity. Priority may also be 
given to individuals with international tourism marketing experience.
    Officers or employees of state and regional tourism marketing 
entities are also eligible for consideration for Board membership. A 
state and regional tourism marketing entity, may include, but is not 
limited to, state government tourism office, state and/or local 
government supported tourism marketing entities, or multi-state tourism 
marketing entities. Again, priority may be given to chief executive 
officers or a similarly-situated officer.
    Secondary selection criteria will ensure that the board has a 
balanced representation of the tourism-related industry in terms of 
point of view, demographics, geography and company size. The Board 
members will be selected on the basis of their experience and knowledge 
of the tourism industry. Members will serve at the discretion of the 
Secretary of Commerce.
    Board members shall serve in a representative capacity presenting 
the views and interests of the particular tourism-related sector in 
which they operate. Board members are not special government employees, 
and will receive no compensation for their participation in Board 
activities. Members participating in Board meetings and events will be 
responsible for their travel, living and other personal expenses. 
Meetings will be held regularly, usually in Washington, DC. The first 
Board meeting has not yet been determined.
    To be considered for membership, please provide the following: 1. 
Name and title of the individual requesting consideration. 2. A letter 
of recommendation containing a brief statement of why the applicant 
should be considered for membership on the Board. This recommendation 
should also include the applicant's tourism-related experience. 3. The 
applicant's personal resume. 4. An affirmative statement that the 
applicant is not required to register as a foreign agent under the 
Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. 5. If a state or 
regional tourism marketing entity, the functions and responsibilities 
of the entity. 6. The company's size and ownership, product or service 
line and major markets in which the company operates.

ADDRESSES: Please submit application information to J. Marc Chittum, 
Office of Advisory Committees, U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board 
Executive Secretariat, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4043, 1401 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230.
    Deadline: All applications must be received by the Office of 
Advisory Committees by close of business on September 22, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: J. Marc Chittum, (202) 482-4501.

    Dated: August 16, 2006.
J. Marc Chittum,
Executive Secretary, U.S. Travel & Tourism Advisory Board.
 [FR Doc. E6-13855 Filed 8-21-06; 8:45 am]
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