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Download as PDF 11896 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 49 / Wednesday, March 14, 2007 / Notices questionnaire on the date of the workshop, and a follow up questionnaire six months after the workshop. The questionnaire will request information about the size of the organization, the organization’s preparedness status, its knowledge of local emergency management personnel, and its involvement in emergency preparedness and response activities. The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments which: 1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; 2. Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; 3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 4. 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Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $0.00. Charlie Church, Chief Information Officer, Preparedness Directorate, Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E7–4569 Filed 3–13–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:03 Mar 13, 2007 Jkt 211001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [CGD08–07–005] Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies Coast Guard, DHS. Solicitation for membership. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice requests individuals interested in serving on the Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC) to submit their application for membership to Commander, United States Coast Guard Sector Houston/Galveston. HOGANSAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard on matters relating to the safe navigation of vessels to and from the Ports of Galveston, Houston, and Texas City, and throughout Galveston Bay, Texas. DATES: Applications for membership must be complete and postmarked no later than March 30, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may request an application form by writing to Commander(spw), USCG Sector Houston-Galveston, 9640 Clinton Drive, Houston, TX 77029; by calling LTjg Kevin Cooper at (713–678–9001); by submitting a faxed request to 713–671– 5156; or by visiting HOGANSAC’s Web site http://www.homeport.uscg.mil under: Missions > Ports and Waterways > Safety Advisory Committees > HOGANSAC. All application forms must be returned to the following address: Commander, USCG Sector Houston/Galveston (spw), Attn: HOGANSAC Executive Secretary, 9640 Clinton Drive, Houston, TX 77029. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: CDR Jerry C. Torok, Executive Secretary of HOGANSAC at (713–671–5164) or LTjg Kevin Cooper, Assistant to the Executive Secretary of HOGANSAC at (713–678–9001). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: HOGANSAC is a Federal advisory committee subject to the provisions of 5 U.S.C. App. 2. This committee provides local expertise to the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Coast Guard on such matters as communications, surveillance, traffic control, anchorages, aids to navigation, and other related topics dealing with navigation safety in the Houston/Galveston area. The committee normally meets at least three times a year at various locations in the Houston/Galveston area. Members serve voluntarily, without compensation from the Federal Government for salary, travel, or per diem. The term of PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 membership is for two years. Individuals appointed by the Secretary based on applications submitted in response to this solicitation will serve from May 2007 until May 2009. By law, the Committee consists of nineteen members who have particular expertise, knowledge, and experience regarding the transportation, equipment, and techniques that are used to ship cargo and to navigate vessels in the inshore and the offshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Committee members represent a wide range of constituencies. There are twelve membership categories: (1) Two members who are employed by the Port of Houston Authority or have been selected by that entity to represent them; (2) two members who are employed by the Port of Galveston or the Texas City Port Complex or have been selected by those entities to represent them; (3) two members from organizations that represent shipowners, stevedores, shipyards, or shipping organizations domiciled in the State of Texas; (4) two members representing organizations that operate tugs or barges that utilize the port facilities at Galveston, Houston, and Texas City; (5) two members representing shipping companies that transport cargo from the ports of Galveston and Houston on liners, break bulk, or tramp steamer vessels; (6) two members representing those who pilot or command vessels that utilize the ports of Galveston, Houston and Texas City; (7) two at-large members who may represent a particular interest group but who use the port facilities at Galveston, Houston or Texas City; (8) one member representing labor organizations involved in the loading and unloading of cargo at the ports of Galveston or Houston; (9) one member representing licensed merchant mariners other than pilots, who perform shipboard duties on vessels which utilize the port facilities of Galveston, Houston or Texas City; (10) one member representing environmental interests; (11) one member representing the general public and (12) one member representing recreational boaters. In support of the policy of the Department of Homeland Security on gender and ethnic diversity, the Coast Guard encourages applications from qualified women and members of minority groups. Individuals nominated to represent the general public will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450). Neither the report nor the information it contains may be released to the public, except under an order issued by a Federal court or as E:\FR\FM\14MRN1.SGM 14MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 49 / Wednesday, March 14, 2007 / Notices otherwise provided under the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a). Dated: February 26, 2007. J.R. Whitehead, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E7–4585 Filed 3–13–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [USCG–2007–27451] National Boating Safety Advisory Council Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of meetings. AGENCY: cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: The National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC) and its subcommittees on boats and associated equipment, prevention through people, and recreational boating safety strategic planning will meet to discuss issues relating to recreational boating safety. All meetings will be open to the public. DATES: NBSAC will meet on Saturday, April 21, 2007, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and on Monday, April 23, 2007, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Prevention through People Subcommittee will meet on Saturday, April 21, 2007, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Recreational Boating Safety Strategic Planning Subcommittee will meet on Sunday, April 22, 2007, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Boats and Associated Equipment Subcommittee will meet on Sunday, April 22, 2007, from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. These meetings may close early if all business is finished. On Sunday, April 22, 2007, a subcommittee meeting may start earlier if the preceding subcommittee meeting closed early. ADDRESSES: NBSAC will meet at the Grand River Center, 500 Bell St, Dubuque, IA 52001. The subcommittee meetings will be held at the same address. Send written material and requests to make oral presentations to Mr. Jeff Ludwig, Executive Secretary of NBSAC, Commandant (CG–3PCB–1), U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second Street SW., Washington, DC 20593–0001. This notice is available on the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov or the Office of Boating Safety’s Web site at http://www.uscgboating.org/nbsac/ nbsac.htm. Jeff Ludwig, Executive Secretary of NBSAC, telephone 202–372–1061, fax 202–372– 1932. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:03 Mar 13, 2007 Jkt 211001 Notice of these meetings is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. Tentative Agendas of Meetings: National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC): (1) Remarks—Mr. James P. Muldoon, NBSAC Chairman; Rear Admiral Brian Salerno, Director of Inspections & Compliance. (2) Swearing in of recent appointees (includes new members and continued members). (3) Chief, Office of Boating Safety update on NBSAC Resolutions and Recreational Boating Safety Program report. (4) Executive Director’s report. (5) Chairman’s session. (6) TSAC Liaison’s report. (7) NAVSAC Liaison’s report. (8) Coast Guard Auxiliary report. (9) National Association of State Boating Law Administrators report. (10) Update on development of Vessel Identification System. (11) Report on upcoming national boating survey. (12) Prevention Through People Subcommittee report. (13) Boats and Associated Equipment Subcommittee report. (14) Recreational Boating Safety Strategic Planning Subcommittee report. A more detailed agenda can be found at http://www.uscgboating.org/nbsac/ nbsac.htm, after April 3, 2007. Prevention Through People Subcommittee: Discuss current regulatory projects, grants, contracts, and new issues affecting the prevention of boating accidents through outreach and education of boaters. Boats and Associated Equipment Subcommittee: Discuss current regulatory projects, grants, contracts, and new issues affecting boats and associated equipment. Recreational Boating Safety Strategic Planning Subcommittee: Discuss current status of the strategic planning process and any new issues or factors that could impact, or contribute to, the development of the strategic plan for the recreational boating safety program. Procedural: All meetings are open to the public. At the Chairs’ discretion, members of the public may make oral presentations during the meetings. If you would like to make an oral presentation at a meeting, please notify the Executive Secretary of your request no later than Friday, March 30, 2007. Written material for distribution at a meeting should reach the Coast Guard no later than Thursday, April 5, 2007. If you would like a copy of your material distributed to each member of SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11897 the committee or subcommittee in advance of a meeting, please submit 30 copies to the Executive Director no later than Thursday, April 5, 2007. Information on Services for Individuals with Disabilities: For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meetings, contact the Executive Secretary of NBSAC as soon as possible. Dated: March 7, 2007. Brian M. Salerno, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Inspections and Compliance. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 49 (Wednesday, March 14, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11896-11897]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-4585]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[CGD08-07-005]


Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Solicitation for membership.

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SUMMARY: This notice requests individuals interested in serving on the 
Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC) to 
submit their application for membership to Commander, United States 
Coast Guard Sector Houston/Galveston. HOGANSAC provides advice and 
makes recommendations to the Coast Guard on matters relating to the 
safe navigation of vessels to and from the Ports of Galveston, Houston, 
and Texas City, and throughout Galveston Bay, Texas.

DATES: Applications for membership must be complete and postmarked no 
later than March 30, 2007.

ADDRESSES: You may request an application form by writing to 
Commander(spw), USCG Sector Houston-Galveston, 9640 Clinton Drive, 
Houston, TX 77029; by calling LTjg Kevin Cooper at (713-678-9001); by 
submitting a faxed request to 713-671-5156; or by visiting HOGANSAC's 
Web site http://www.homeport.uscg.mil under: Missions > Ports and 
Waterways > Safety Advisory Committees > HOGANSAC. All application 
forms must be returned to the following address: Commander, USCG Sector 
Houston/Galveston (spw), Attn: HOGANSAC Executive Secretary, 9640 
Clinton Drive, Houston, TX 77029.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: CDR Jerry C. Torok, Executive 
Secretary of HOGANSAC at (713-671-5164) or LTjg Kevin Cooper, Assistant 
to the Executive Secretary of HOGANSAC at (713-678-9001).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: HOGANSAC is a Federal advisory committee 
subject to the provisions of 5 U.S.C. App. 2. This committee provides 
local expertise to the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Coast 
Guard on such matters as communications, surveillance, traffic control, 
anchorages, aids to navigation, and other related topics dealing with 
navigation safety in the Houston/Galveston area. The committee normally 
meets at least three times a year at various locations in the Houston/
Galveston area. Members serve voluntarily, without compensation from 
the Federal Government for salary, travel, or per diem. The term of 
membership is for two years. Individuals appointed by the Secretary 
based on applications submitted in response to this solicitation will 
serve from May 2007 until May 2009.
    By law, the Committee consists of nineteen members who have 
particular expertise, knowledge, and experience regarding the 
transportation, equipment, and techniques that are used to ship cargo 
and to navigate vessels in the inshore and the offshore waters of the 
Gulf of Mexico. Committee members represent a wide range of 
constituencies. There are twelve membership categories: (1) Two members 
who are employed by the Port of Houston Authority or have been selected 
by that entity to represent them; (2) two members who are employed by 
the Port of Galveston or the Texas City Port Complex or have been 
selected by those entities to represent them; (3) two members from 
organizations that represent shipowners, stevedores, shipyards, or 
shipping organizations domiciled in the State of Texas; (4) two members 
representing organizations that operate tugs or barges that utilize the 
port facilities at Galveston, Houston, and Texas City; (5) two members 
representing shipping companies that transport cargo from the ports of 
Galveston and Houston on liners, break bulk, or tramp steamer vessels; 
(6) two members representing those who pilot or command vessels that 
utilize the ports of Galveston, Houston and Texas City; (7) two at-
large members who may represent a particular interest group but who use 
the port facilities at Galveston, Houston or Texas City; (8) one member 
representing labor organizations involved in the loading and unloading 
of cargo at the ports of Galveston or Houston; (9) one member 
representing licensed merchant mariners other than pilots, who perform 
shipboard duties on vessels which utilize the port facilities of 
Galveston, Houston or Texas City; (10) one member representing 
environmental interests; (11) one member representing the general 
public and (12) one member representing recreational boaters.
    In support of the policy of the Department of Homeland Security on 
gender and ethnic diversity, the Coast Guard encourages applications 
from qualified women and members of minority groups. Individuals 
nominated to represent the general public will be required to complete 
a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450). Neither the 
report nor the information it contains may be released to the public, 
except under an order issued by a Federal court or as

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otherwise provided under the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a).

    Dated: February 26, 2007.
J.R. Whitehead,
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District.
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