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Download as PDF 34014 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 118 / Wednesday, June 20, 2007 / Notices Sandra L. Kusumoto, Director, Bureau of Certification and Licensing. [FR Doc. E7–11937 Filed 6–19–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6730–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Consumer Advisory Council; Solicitation of Nominations for Membership Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Board is inviting the public to nominate qualified individuals for appointment to its Consumer Advisory Council, whose membership represents interests of consumers, communities, and the financial services industry. New members will be selected for three-year terms that will begin in January 2008. The Board expects to announce the selection of new members in early January. DATES: Nominations must be received by August 24, 2007.Nominations not received by August 24 may not be considered. Nominations must include a resume for each nominee. Electronic nominations are preferred. The appropriate form can be accessed at: http://www.federalreserve.gov/forms/ cacnominationform.cfm. If electronic submission is not feasible, the nominations can be mailed (not sent by facsimile) to Sheila Maith, Assistant Director and Community Affairs Officer, Division of Consumer and Community Affairs, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Kerslake, Secretary of the Council, Division of Consumer and Community Affairs, (202) 452–6470, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Consumer Advisory Council was established in 1976 at the direction of the Congress to advise the Federal Reserve Board on the exercise of its duties under the Consumer Credit Protection Act and on other consumerrelated matters. The Council by law represents the interests both of consumers and of the financial services industry (15 U.S.C. 1691(b)). Under the Rules of Organization and Procedure of the Consumer Advisory Council (12 CFR 267.3), members serve three-year terms that are staggered to provide the Council with continuity. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:25 Jun 19, 2007 Jkt 211001 New members will be selected for terms beginning January 1, 2008, to replace members whose terms expire in December 2007. The Board expects to announce its appointment of new members in early January. Nomination letters should include: • A resume; • Information about past and present positions held by the nominee, dates, and description of responsibilities; • A description of special knowledge, interests, or experience related to community reinvestment, consumer protection regulations, consumer credit, or other consumer financial services; • Full name, title, organization name, organization description for both the nominee and the nominator; • Current address, e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers for both the nominee and the nominator; and • Positions held in community organizations, and on councils and boards. Individuals may nominate themselves. The Board is interested in candidates who have familiarity with consumer financial services, community reinvestment, and consumer protection regulations, and who are willing to express their views. Candidates do not have to be experts on all levels of consumer financial services or community reinvestment, but they should possess some basic knowledge of the area. They must be able and willing to make the necessary time commitment to participate in conference calls, and prepare for and attend meetings three times a year (usually for two days, including committee meetings). The meetings are held at the Board’s offices in Washington, DC. The Board pays travel expenses, lodging, and a nominal honorarium. In making the appointments, the Board will seek to complement the background of continuing Council members in terms of affiliation and geographic representation, and to ensure the representation of women and minority groups. The Board may consider prior years’ nominees and does not limit consideration to individuals nominated by the public when making its selection. Council members whose terms end as of December 31, 2007, are: Stella Adams, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, S J Adams Consulting, Durham, North Carolina Faith Anderson, Vice President—Legal & Compliance and General Counsel, American Airlines Federal Credit Union, Fort Worth, Texas PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Carolyn Carter, Attorney, National Consumer Law Center, Boston, Massachusetts Michael Cook, Vice President and Assistant Treasurer, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Bentonville, Arkansas Donald S. Currie, Executive Director, Community Development Corporation of Brownsville, Brownsville, Texas Kurt Eggert, Associate Professor of Law and Director of Clinical Legal Education, Chapman University School of Law, Orange, California Deborah Hickok, Former Vice President, MoneyGram Payment Systems, Inc., Ooltewah, Tennessee Lisa Sodeika, Senior Vice President— Corporate Affairs, HSBC North America Holdings Inc., Prospect Heights, Illinois Anselmo Villarreal, Executive Director, LaCasa de Esperanza, Inc., Waukesha, Wisconsin Marva E. Williams, Senior Program Officer, Chicago Local Initiatives Support Corporation, Chicago, Illinois Council members whose terms continue through 2008 and 2009 are: Dorothy Bridges, Chief Executive Officer and President, Franklin National Bank of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota Tony T. Brown, President and Chief Executive Officer, Uptown Consortium, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio Jason Engel, Vice President & Chief Regulatory Counsel, Experian, Costa Mesa, California Joseph L. Falk, Consultant, Akerman Senterfitt, Miami, Florida Louise J. Gissendaner, Senior Vice President, Director of Community Development, Fifth Third Bank, Cleveland, Ohio Patricia A. Hasson, President, Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Delaware Valley, Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Thomas P. James, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Consumer Counsel, Office of the Illinois Attorney General, Consumer Fraud Bureau, Chicago, Illinois Sarah Ludwig, Executive Director, Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project, New York, New York Mark K. Metz, Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Wachovia Corporation, Charlotte, North Carolina Lance Morgan, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ho-Chunk, Incorporated, Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, Winnebago, Nebraska Joshua Peirez, Chief Payment System Integrity Officer, MasterCard Worldwide, Purchase, New York E:\FR\FM\20JNN1.SGM 20JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 118 / Wednesday, June 20, 2007 / Notices Anna McDonald Rentschler, BSA Officer, Central Bancompany, Jefferson City, Missouri Edna Sawady, Managing Director, Market Innovations, Inc., New York, New York Faith Arnold Schwartz, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management and Public Affairs, Option One Mortgage Corporation, Washington, District of Columbia Edward Sivak, Director of Policy and Evaluation, Enterprise Corporation of the Delta, Jackson, Mississippi H. Cooke Sunoo, Director, Asian Pacific Islander Small Business Program, Los Angeles, California Stergios ‘‘Terry’’ Theologides, Executive Vice President Corporate Affairs and General Counsel, New Century Financial Corporation, Irvine, California Linda Tinney, Vice President, Community Development West Metro Region Manager, U.S. Bank, Denver, Colorado Luz L. Urrutia, President and Chief Operating Officer, Banuestra Financial Corporation, Roswell, Georgia Alan White, Supervising Attorney, Community Legal Services, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, June 14, 2007. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E7–11818 Filed 6–18–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Sunshine Act Meeting Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. TIME AND DATE: 12:00 p.m., Monday, June 25, 2007. PLACE: Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building, 20th and C Streets, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20551. STATUS: Closed. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. Personnel actions (appointments, promotions, assignments, reassignments, and salary actions) involving individual Federal Reserve System employees. 2. Any items carried forward from a previously announced meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle Smith, Director, or Dave Skidmore, Assistant to the Board, Office of Board Members at 202–452–2955. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: You may call 202–452–3206 beginning at rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:25 Jun 19, 2007 Jkt 211001 approximately 5 p.m. two business days before the meeting for a recorded announcement of bank and bank holding company applications scheduled for the meeting; or you may contact the Board’s Web site at http:// www.federalreserve.gov for an electronic announcement that not only lists applications, but also indicates procedural and other information about the meeting. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, June 15, 2007. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 07–3053 Filed 6–15–07; 4:10 pm] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the Secretary Establishment of the National Biodefense Science Board Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Office of the Secretary announces establishment of the National Biodefense Science Board. The Board will provide expert advice and guidance to the Secretary on scientific, technical and other matters of special interest to the Department of Health and Human Services regarding activities to prevent, prepare for and respond to adverse health effects of public health emergencies resulting from current and future chemical, biological, nuclear, and radiological agents, whether naturally occurring, accidental, or deliberate. Resumes or curricula vitae from qualified individuals who wish to be considered for membership on the Board are currently being accepted. To Submit a resume or curriculum vitae, send e-mail to nbsbnominations@hhs.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Susan Cibulsky at 202–260–7000 or nbsbquestions@hhs.gov. The Board’s charter and additional information may be accessed online at http:// www.hhs.gov/aspr/omsph/nbsb. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority Section 402 of the Pandemic and AllHazards Preparedness Act (Pub. L. 109– 417) (codified at Section 319M of Title III of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 247d–7f), as amended) directs the Secretary to establish the National Biodefense Science Board. PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34015 Function The Board shall provide expert advice and guidance to the Secretary on scientific, technical, and other matters of special interest to the Department of Health and Human Services regarding current and future chemical, biological, nuclear, and radiological agents, whether naturally occurring, accidental, or deliberate. Duties include, but are not limited to, (1) advising the Secretary on current and future trends, challenges, and opportunities presented by advances in biological and life sciences, biotechnology, and genetic engineering with respect to threats posed by naturally occurring infectious diseases and chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear agents; (2) at the request of the Secretary, reviewing and considering any information and findings received from the working groups established under the authority of the Board; and (3) at the request of the Secretary, providing recommendations and findings for expanded, intensified, and coordinated biodefense research and development activities. Structure The Board shall consist of 13 voting members, including the Chairperson; additionally, there may be non-voting ex officio members. Members and the Chairperson shall be appointed by the Secretary from the among the Nation’s preeminent scientific, public health and medical experts, as follows: (a) Such Federal officials as the Secretary determines are necessary to support the functions of the Board; (b) four individuals from the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and device industries, (c) four academicians; (d) five other members as determined appropriate by the Secretary, one of whom must be a practicing health care professional and one of whom must be from an organization representing health care consumers. Additional members will be selected from among state and local governments, emergency medical responders, other components of the public health community, and organizations representing other appropriate stakeholders. Members shall be invited to serve overlapping threeyear terms. Unless renewed by appropriate action, the Board shall terminate five years after the date on which it was established. Dated: May 31, 2007. William C. Vanderwagon, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. [FR Doc. 07–3032 Filed 6–19–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–37–M E:\FR\FM\20JNN1.SGM 20JNN1

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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Consumer Advisory Council; Solicitation of Nominations for 
Membership

AGENCY: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Board is inviting the public to nominate qualified 
individuals for appointment to its Consumer Advisory Council, whose 
membership represents interests of consumers, communities, and the 
financial services industry. New members will be selected for three-
year terms that will begin in January 2008. The Board expects to 
announce the selection of new members in early January.

DATES: Nominations must be received by August 24, 2007.Nominations not 
received by August 24 may not be considered.

ADDRESSES: Nominations must include a resume for each nominee. 
Electronic nominations are preferred. The appropriate form can be 
accessed at: http://www.federalreserve.gov/forms/cacnominationform.cfm.
    If electronic submission is not feasible, the nominations can be 
mailed (not sent by facsimile) to Sheila Maith, Assistant Director and 
Community Affairs Officer, Division of Consumer and Community Affairs, 
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Kerslake, Secretary of the 
Council, Division of Consumer and Community Affairs, (202) 452-6470, 
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Consumer Advisory Council was 
established in 1976 at the direction of the Congress to advise the 
Federal Reserve Board on the exercise of its duties under the Consumer 
Credit Protection Act and on other consumer-related matters. The 
Council by law represents the interests both of consumers and of the 
financial services industry (15 U.S.C. 1691(b)). Under the Rules of 
Organization and Procedure of the Consumer Advisory Council (12 CFR 
267.3), members serve three-year terms that are staggered to provide 
the Council with continuity.
    New members will be selected for terms beginning January 1, 2008, 
to replace members whose terms expire in December 2007. The Board 
expects to announce its appointment of new members in early January. 
Nomination letters should include:
     A resume;
     Information about past and present positions held by the 
nominee, dates, and description of responsibilities;
     A description of special knowledge, interests, or 
experience related to community reinvestment, consumer protection 
regulations, consumer credit, or other consumer financial services;
     Full name, title, organization name, organization 
description for both the nominee and the nominator;
     Current address, e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers 
for both the nominee and the nominator; and
     Positions held in community organizations, and on councils 
and boards.
    Individuals may nominate themselves.
    The Board is interested in candidates who have familiarity with 
consumer financial services, community reinvestment, and consumer 
protection regulations, and who are willing to express their views. 
Candidates do not have to be experts on all levels of consumer 
financial services or community reinvestment, but they should possess 
some basic knowledge of the area. They must be able and willing to make 
the necessary time commitment to participate in conference calls, and 
prepare for and attend meetings three times a year (usually for two 
days, including committee meetings). The meetings are held at the 
Board's offices in Washington, DC. The Board pays travel expenses, 
lodging, and a nominal honorarium.
    In making the appointments, the Board will seek to complement the 
background of continuing Council members in terms of affiliation and 
geographic representation, and to ensure the representation of women 
and minority groups. The Board may consider prior years' nominees and 
does not limit consideration to individuals nominated by the public 
when making its selection.
    Council members whose terms end as of December 31, 2007, are:

Stella Adams, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, S J Adams 
Consulting, Durham, North Carolina
Faith Anderson, Vice President--Legal & Compliance and General Counsel, 
American Airlines Federal Credit Union, Fort Worth, Texas
Carolyn Carter, Attorney, National Consumer Law Center, Boston, 
Massachusetts
Michael Cook, Vice President and Assistant Treasurer, Wal-Mart Stores, 
Inc., Bentonville, Arkansas
Donald S. Currie, Executive Director, Community Development Corporation 
of Brownsville, Brownsville, Texas
Kurt Eggert, Associate Professor of Law and Director of Clinical Legal 
Education, Chapman University School of Law, Orange, California
Deborah Hickok, Former Vice President, MoneyGram Payment Systems, Inc., 
Ooltewah, Tennessee
Lisa Sodeika, Senior Vice President--Corporate Affairs, HSBC North 
America Holdings Inc., Prospect Heights, Illinois
Anselmo Villarreal, Executive Director, LaCasa de Esperanza, Inc., 
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Marva E. Williams, Senior Program Officer, Chicago Local Initiatives 
Support Corporation, Chicago, Illinois

    Council members whose terms continue through 2008 and 2009 are:

Dorothy Bridges, Chief Executive Officer and President, Franklin 
National Bank of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tony T. Brown, President and Chief Executive Officer, Uptown 
Consortium, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio
Jason Engel, Vice President & Chief Regulatory Counsel, Experian, Costa 
Mesa, California
Joseph L. Falk, Consultant, Akerman Senterfitt, Miami, Florida
Louise J. Gissendaner, Senior Vice President, Director of Community 
Development, Fifth Third Bank, Cleveland, Ohio
Patricia A. Hasson, President, Consumer Credit Counseling Service of 
Delaware Valley, Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Thomas P. James, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Consumer Counsel, 
Office of the Illinois Attorney General, Consumer Fraud Bureau, 
Chicago, Illinois
Sarah Ludwig, Executive Director, Neighborhood Economic Development 
Advocacy Project, New York, New York
Mark K. Metz, Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, 
Wachovia Corporation, Charlotte, North Carolina
Lance Morgan, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ho-Chunk, 
Incorporated, Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, Winnebago, Nebraska
Joshua Peirez, Chief Payment System Integrity Officer, MasterCard 
Worldwide, Purchase, New York

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Anna McDonald Rentschler, BSA Officer, Central Bancompany, Jefferson 
City, Missouri
Edna Sawady, Managing Director, Market Innovations, Inc., New York, New 
York
Faith Arnold Schwartz, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Risk 
Management and Public Affairs, Option One Mortgage Corporation, 
Washington, District of Columbia
Edward Sivak, Director of Policy and Evaluation, Enterprise Corporation 
of the Delta, Jackson, Mississippi
H. Cooke Sunoo, Director, Asian Pacific Islander Small Business 
Program, Los Angeles, California
Stergios ``Terry'' Theologides, Executive Vice President Corporate 
Affairs and General Counsel, New Century Financial Corporation, Irvine, 
California
Linda Tinney, Vice President, Community Development West Metro Region 
Manager, U.S. Bank, Denver, Colorado
Luz L. Urrutia, President and Chief Operating Officer, Banuestra 
Financial Corporation, Roswell, Georgia
Alan White, Supervising Attorney, Community Legal Services, 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, June 14, 2007.
Jennifer J. Johnson,
Secretary of the Board.
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