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Download as PDF 27320 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 93 / Tuesday, May 15, 2007 / Notices also meet to consider specific tasks as required. The Coast Guard will consider applications for seven positions that expire or become vacant in January 2008. It needs applicants with one or more of the following backgrounds to fill the positions: (a) Pilot; (b) Licensed deck officer; (c) Licensed engineering officer; (d) Shipping company representative; (e) Able Bodied seaman; (f) Marine educator not affiliated with either state or federal maritime academies; and (g) Marine educator affiliated with the federal maritime academy. Each member serves for a term of three years. MERPAC members serve without compensation from the Federal Government; however, they do receive travel reimbursement and per diem. 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. Dated: May 4, 2007. J.G. Lantz, Director of National and International Standards, Assistant Commandant for Prevention. [FR Doc. E7–9268 Filed 5–14–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [USCG–2007–27987] National Maritime Security Advisory Committee Coast Guard, DHS. Committee Management: request for applicants for appointment/ reappointment to the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee. AGENCY: cprice-sewell on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security is requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee to apply for appointment/ reappointment. NMSAC provides advice and makes recommendations on national maritime security matters to the Secretary of Homeland Security via the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard. DATES: Applications for membership must be sent complete and postmarked to the Coast Guard address listed below no later than 4 p.m. EDT June 29, 2007. VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:50 May 14, 2007 Jkt 211001 Interested candidates may request an application form by one of the following methods: • E-mail: NMSAC@uscg.mil, Subject line: NMSAC Application Form Request, • Fax: 202–372–1905, ATTN: NMSAC DFO/EA, please provide name, mailing address and telephone and fax numbers to send application forms to. • Mail: Send written requests for forms and completed application packets to: USCG-NMSAC Executive Secretary, CG–3PCP–1, Room 5302, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second St., SW., Washington, DC 20593–0001, please provide name, mailing address and telephone and fax numbers to send application forms to. • Internet: To download a PDF or MSWord application form visit NMSAC Web site at https://homeport.uscg.mil/ mycg/portal/ep/home.do under Missions>Maritime Security>National Maritime Security Advisory Committee>Member Application Forms. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Ike Eisentrout, Commandant (CG–3PCP– 1), NMSAC Executive Secretary, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, Room 5302, 2100 Second St., SW., Washington, DC 20593–0001, brian.k.eisentrout@uscg.mil, Phone: 202–372–1119, Fax: 202–372–1905. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (NMSAC) is an advisory committee established in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act 5 U.S.C. App. 2. Section 70112 to Title 46 of the U.S. Code requires the Secretary of the Department in which the Coast Guard is operating to establish a NMSAC. The NMSAC advises, consults with, reports to, and makes recommendations to the Secretary on matters relating to national maritime security. Such matters may include, but are not be limited to: • Developing a national strategy and policy to provide for efficient, coordinated and effective action to deter and minimize damage from maritime transportation security incidents; • Recommending actions required to meet current and future security threats to ports, vessels, facilities, waterways and their associated inter-modal transportation connections and critical infrastructure; • Promoting international cooperation and multilateral solutions to maritime security issues; • Addressing security issues and concerns brought to the Committee by segments of the marine transportation industry, or other port and waterway stakeholders; and, ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Examining such other matters, related to those above, that the Secretary may charge the Committee with addressing. NMSAC members’ terms of office will be for 5 years. For this solicitation terms will commence on January 1, 2008 and end December 31, 2010. While 46 U.S.C. 70112 states the NMSAC terminates on September 30, 2008, appointments will be made in anticipation of an extension of this statutory authority. Current members are eligible to serve an additional term of office but must reapply in accordance with this notice. Full NMSAC (in-person) meetings are normally conducted two to three times per fiscal year. Working group meetings and teleconferences are held more frequently, as needed. While attending meetings or when otherwise engaged in committee business, members will be reimbursed for travel and per diem expenses as permitted under applicable Federal travel regulations. However, members will not receive any salary or other compensation for their service on the NMSAC. Due to the nature of NMSAC business, NMSAC members are required to apply for, obtain and maintain a government national security clearance at the Secret level. The Coast Guard will sponsor and assist candidates with this process. Specific Qualifications: NMSAC members are appointed in writing by the Secretary of Homeland Security. Members from the following sectors of the marine transportation industry with a minimum of five years experience in their field are encouraged to apply: • Port Operations Management/Port Authorities • Maritime Security Operations and Training • Marine Salvage Operations • Maritime Security Related Academics/Public Policy • Marine Facilities and Terminals Security Management • Vessel Owners/Operators • Maritime Labor • International and Inter-modal Supply Chain • Maritime Hazardous Materials Handling/Shipping • State and Local Government (Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, First Response) 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. Members of NMSAC will be appointed and serve as Special Government Employees (SGE) as defined in section 202(a) of title 18 E:\FR\FM\15MYN1.SGM 15MYN1 27321 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 93 / Tuesday, May 15, 2007 / Notices United States Code and are not industry representatives. As candidates for appointment as SGEs, applicants are required to complete Confidential Financial Disclosure Reports (OGE Form 450). DHS may not release the reports or the information in them to the public except under an order issued by a Federal court or as otherwise provided under the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a). Applicants can obtain this form by going to the website of the Office of Government Ethics (https:// www.oge.gov), or by contacting the individual listed above. Applications which are not accompanied by a completed OGE Form 450 will not be considered. Dated: May 4, 2007. Mark P. O’Malley, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Port and Facility Activities. [FR Doc. E7–9244 Filed 5–14–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) requires agencies to set missions and goals, and measure performance against them. FEMA will fulfill these requirements by collecting customer satisfaction with service and program evaluation information through administration of surveys of the Disaster Assistance Directorate (DAD) external customers. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: Collection of Information Title: FEMA PA Program Evaluation and Customer Satisfaction Survey. Type of Information Collection: New. OMB Number: 1660–NW32. Form Number: FF 90–152. Abstract: The purpose of the FEMA PA Program Evaluation and Customer Satisfaction Survey is to measure program performance against standards for performance and customer service, measure achievement of GPRA objectivities and generally gauge and make improvements to disaster services that increase customer satisfaction and program effectiveness. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit; Not-for-profit institutions; Farms; Federal Government; and State, local or tribal governments. Estimated Total Annual Time Burden: 1,920 hours. SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a proposed new information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the FEMA Public Assistance (PA) Program Evaluation and Customer Satisfaction Survey results to measure program performance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Executive Order 12862 requires that all Federal agencies survey their customers to determine the kind and quality of services they want and their level of satisfaction with existing services. The ANNUAL TIME BURDEN Number of respondents Frequency of responses Hour burden per response (hours) Annual responses Total annual hour burden (hours) (A) Project/activity (survey, form(s), focus group, worksheet, etc.) (B) (C) (D) = (A×B) (E) = (C×D) 3,200 80 1 1 0.3 12.0 3,200 80 960 960 Total .............................................................................. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES PA Survey ............................................................................ PA Focus Groups ................................................................ 3,280 ........................ ........................ 3,280 1,920 Estimated Cost: There is no expected cost to the respondents. Comments: Written comments are solicited to (a) Evaluate whether the proposed data collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) 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; (c) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:50 May 14, 2007 Jkt 211001 e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Comments must be submitted on or before July 16, 2007. Interested persons should submit written comments to Chief, Records Management and Privacy, Information Resources Management Branch, Information Technology Services Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Room 609, Washington, DC 20472. ADDRESSES: email address: FEMA-InformationCollections@dhs.gov. Dated: May 3, 2007. John A. Sharetts-Sullivan, Chief, Records Management and Privacy Information Resources Management Branch, Information Technology Services Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E7–9265 Filed 5–14–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–23–P FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Marie O. Randle, Emergency Management Specialist, DAD–PCP, 202– 646–3649 for additional information. You may contact the Records Management Branch for copies of the proposed collection of information at facsimile number (202) 646–3347 or PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\15MYN1.SGM 15MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 93 (Tuesday, May 15, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 27320-27321]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-9244]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[USCG-2007-27987]


National Maritime Security Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Committee Management: request for applicants for appointment/
reappointment to the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security is 
requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the National 
Maritime Security Advisory Committee to apply for appointment/
reappointment. NMSAC provides advice and makes recommendations on 
national maritime security matters to the Secretary of Homeland 
Security via the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard.

DATES: Applications for membership must be sent complete and postmarked 
to the Coast Guard address listed below no later than 4 p.m. EDT June 
29, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Interested candidates may request an application form by one 
of the following methods:
     E-mail: NMSAC@uscg.mil, Subject line: NMSAC Application 
Form Request,
     Fax: 202-372-1905, ATTN: NMSAC DFO/EA, please provide 
name, mailing address and telephone and fax numbers to send application 
forms to.
     Mail: Send written requests for forms and completed 
application packets to: USCG-NMSAC Executive Secretary, CG-3PCP-1, Room 
5302, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second St., SW., Washington, 
DC 20593-0001, please provide name, mailing address and telephone and 
fax numbers to send application forms to.
     Internet: To download a PDF or MS-Word application form 
visit NMSAC Web site at https://homeport.uscg.mil/mycg/portal/ep/home.do 
under Missions>Maritime Security>National Maritime Security Advisory 
Committee>Member Application Forms.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Ike Eisentrout, Commandant (CG-
3PCP-1), NMSAC Executive Secretary, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, Room 
5302, 2100 Second St., SW., Washington, DC 20593-0001, 
brian.k.eisentrout@uscg.mil, Phone: 202-372-1119, Fax: 202-372-1905.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Maritime Security Advisory 
Committee (NMSAC) is an advisory committee established in accordance 
with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act 5 U.S.C. App. 
2. Section 70112 to Title 46 of the U.S. Code requires the Secretary of 
the Department in which the Coast Guard is operating to establish a 
NMSAC. The NMSAC advises, consults with, reports to, and makes 
recommendations to the Secretary on matters relating to national 
maritime security. Such matters may include, but are not be limited to:
     Developing a national strategy and policy to provide for 
efficient, coordinated and effective action to deter and minimize 
damage from maritime transportation security incidents;
     Recommending actions required to meet current and future 
security threats to ports, vessels, facilities, waterways and their 
associated inter-modal transportation connections and critical 
infrastructure;
     Promoting international cooperation and multilateral 
solutions to maritime security issues;
     Addressing security issues and concerns brought to the 
Committee by segments of the marine transportation industry, or other 
port and waterway stakeholders; and,
     Examining such other matters, related to those above, that 
the Secretary may charge the Committee with addressing.
    NMSAC members' terms of office will be for 5 years. For this 
solicitation terms will commence on January 1, 2008 and end December 
31, 2010. While 46 U.S.C. 70112 states the NMSAC terminates on 
September 30, 2008, appointments will be made in anticipation of an 
extension of this statutory authority. Current members are eligible to 
serve an additional term of office but must re-apply in accordance with 
this notice. Full NMSAC (in-person) meetings are normally conducted two 
to three times per fiscal year. Working group meetings and 
teleconferences are held more frequently, as needed. While attending 
meetings or when otherwise engaged in committee business, members will 
be reimbursed for travel and per diem expenses as permitted under 
applicable Federal travel regulations. However, members will not 
receive any salary or other compensation for their service on the 
NMSAC. Due to the nature of NMSAC business, NMSAC members are required 
to apply for, obtain and maintain a government national security 
clearance at the Secret level. The Coast Guard will sponsor and assist 
candidates with this process.
    Specific Qualifications: NMSAC members are appointed in writing by 
the Secretary of Homeland Security. Members from the following sectors 
of the marine transportation industry with a minimum of five years 
experience in their field are encouraged to apply:
     Port Operations Management/Port Authorities
     Maritime Security Operations and Training
     Marine Salvage Operations
     Maritime Security Related Academics/Public Policy
     Marine Facilities and Terminals Security Management
     Vessel Owners/Operators
     Maritime Labor
     International and Inter-modal Supply Chain
     Maritime Hazardous Materials Handling/Shipping
     State and Local Government (Homeland Security, Law 
Enforcement, First Response)
    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.
    Members of NMSAC will be appointed and serve as Special Government 
Employees (SGE) as defined in section 202(a) of title 18

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United States Code and are not industry representatives. As candidates 
for appointment as SGEs, applicants are required to complete 
Confidential Financial Disclosure Reports (OGE Form 450). DHS may not 
release the reports or the information in them to the public except 
under an order issued by a Federal court or as otherwise provided under 
the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a). Applicants can obtain this form by 
going to the website of the Office of Government Ethics (https://
www.oge.gov), or by contacting the individual listed above. 
Applications which are not accompanied by a completed OGE Form 450 will 
not be considered.

    Dated: May 4, 2007.
Mark P. O'Malley,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Port and Facility Activities.
[FR Doc. E7-9244 Filed 5-14-07; 8:45 am]
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