Call for Nominations to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee, 27149 [07-2358]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 92 / Monday, May 14, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service Trinity Adaptive Management Working Group AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Notice of meeting. The Trinity Adaptive Management Working Group (TAMWG) affords stakeholders the opportunity to give policy, management, and technical input concerning Trinity River (California) restoration efforts to the Trinity Management Council. Primary objectives of the meeting will include discussion of the following topics: Habitat/geomorphic mapping, gravel augmentation planning, Trinity River Restoration Program (TRRP) budget, Integrated Assessment Plan, reimbursability of TRRP program costs, TAMWG communications with the Trinity Management Council, TAMWG membership/quorum/bylaws in regard to voting. Completion of the agenda is dependent on the amount of time each item takes. The meeting could end early if the agenda has been completed. 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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), this notice announces a meeting of the Trinity Adaptive Management Working Group (TAMWG). pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:21 May 11, 2007 Jkt 211001 U.S. Geological Survey Call for Nominations to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior. Call for nominations, National Geospatial Advisory Committee. ACTION: The Department of the Interior, after consultation with the General Services Administration, is establishing the National Geospatial Advisory Committee under the authority of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). The Committee will provide advice and recommendations to the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC), through the FGDC Chair (the Secretary of the Interior or designee), related to management of Federal geospatial programs, the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI), and the implementation of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A–16 and Executive Order 12906. The Committee will review and comment upon geospatial policy and management issues and will provide a forum to convey views representative of non-Federal stakeholders in the geospatial community. SUMMARY: Requests to participate on this Committee must be postmarked by June 28, 2007. DATES: Send nominations electronically to ngacnominations@fgdc.gov, or by mail to John Mahoney, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior, 909 First Avenue, Suite 422, Seattle, WA 98104. ADDRESSES: Nominations should include: 1. A statement summarizing the nominee’s qualifications and interest in Committee membership and describing the nominee’s ability to represent a stakeholder group. 2. A biographical sketch, resume, or vita. 3. A list of three references or endorsements. PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 4. Contact information for the nominee. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Mahoney, USGS (206–220–4621). The Committee will conduct its operations in accordance with the provisions of the FACA. It will report to the Secretary of the Interior through the Chair of the FGDC Steering Committee and will function solely as an advisory body. The Committee will provide recommendations and advice to the Department and the FGDC on policy and management issues related to the effective operation of Federal geospatial programs. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 4310–55–P Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Dated: April 25, 2007. Randy A. Brown, Designated Federal Officer, Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office, Arcata, CA. [FR Doc. E7–9185 Filed 5–11–07; 8:45 am] 27149 Sfmt 4703 The Secretary of the Interior will appoint Committee members and their alternates to the Committee to serve 2year terms. The Committee will be comprised of approximately 20–25 representatives, who will be selected to generally achieve a balanced representation of the viewpoints of the various stakeholders involved in national geospatial activities and the development of the NSDI. Nominations will be reviewed by the FGDC. Additional information may be requested from nominees. Final selection and appointment of committee members will be made by the Secretary of the Interior. The Committee is expected to meet approximately 3–4 times per year. Committee members will serve without compensation. Travel and per diem costs will be provided for Committee members by USGS. The USGS will provide necessary support services to the Committee. Committee meetings will be open to the public. Notice of committee meetings will be published in the Federal Register at least 15 days before the date of the meeting. The public will have an opportunity to provide input at these meetings. In accordance with FACA, a copy of the Committee’s charter will be filed with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration. A draft charter for the NGAC is available at: http:// www.fgdc.gov/participation/steeringcommittee/meeting-minutes/feb07-sc/ faca/charter-draft. Dated: May 8, 2007. Ivan DeLoatch, Staff Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee. [FR Doc. 07–2358 Filed 5–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–M E:\FR\FM\14MYN1.SGM 14MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

U.S. Geological Survey


Call for Nominations to the National Geospatial Advisory 
Committee

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior.

ACTION: Call for nominations, National Geospatial Advisory Committee.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Interior, after consultation with the 
General Services Administration, is establishing the National 
Geospatial Advisory Committee under the authority of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA). The Committee will provide advice and 
recommendations to the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC), 
through the FGDC Chair (the Secretary of the Interior or designee), 
related to management of Federal geospatial programs, the development 
of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI), and the 
implementation of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-16 
and Executive Order 12906. The Committee will review and comment upon 
geospatial policy and management issues and will provide a forum to 
convey views representative of non-Federal stakeholders in the 
geospatial community.

DATES: Requests to participate on this Committee must be postmarked by 
June 28, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Send nominations electronically to ngacnominations@fgdc.gov, 
or by mail to John Mahoney, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of 
the Interior, 909 First Avenue, Suite 422, Seattle, WA 98104.

Nominations should include:

    1. A statement summarizing the nominee's qualifications and 
interest in Committee membership and describing the nominee's ability 
to represent a stakeholder group.
    2. A biographical sketch, resume, or vita.
    3. A list of three references or endorsements.
    4. Contact information for the nominee.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Mahoney, USGS (206-220-4621).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee will conduct its operations in 
accordance with the provisions of the FACA. It will report to the 
Secretary of the Interior through the Chair of the FGDC Steering 
Committee and will function solely as an advisory body. The Committee 
will provide recommendations and advice to the Department and the FGDC 
on policy and management issues related to the effective operation of 
Federal geospatial programs.
    The Secretary of the Interior will appoint Committee members and 
their alternates to the Committee to serve 2-year terms. The Committee 
will be comprised of approximately 20-25 representatives, who will be 
selected to generally achieve a balanced representation of the 
viewpoints of the various stakeholders involved in national geospatial 
activities and the development of the NSDI.
    Nominations will be reviewed by the FGDC. Additional information 
may be requested from nominees. Final selection and appointment of 
committee members will be made by the Secretary of the Interior.
    The Committee is expected to meet approximately 3-4 times per year. 
Committee members will serve without compensation. Travel and per diem 
costs will be provided for Committee members by USGS. The USGS will 
provide necessary support services to the Committee. Committee meetings 
will be open to the public. Notice of committee meetings will be 
published in the Federal Register at least 15 days before the date of 
the meeting. The public will have an opportunity to provide input at 
these meetings.
    In accordance with FACA, a copy of the Committee's charter will be 
filed with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services 
Administration. A draft charter for the NGAC is available at: http://
www.fgdc.gov/participation/steering-committee/meeting-minutes/feb07-sc/
faca/charter-draft.

    Dated: May 8, 2007.
Ivan DeLoatch,
Staff Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee.
[FR Doc. 07-2358 Filed 5-11-07; 8:45 am]
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