Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the Census Advisory Committee on the Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Population, 73313-73314 [E7-25010]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 247 / Thursday, December 27, 2007 / Notices following provides information about the Committee, membership, and the nomination process. Objectives and Duties 1. The Committee provides an organized and continuing channel of communication between Asian communities and the Census Bureau. Committee members identify useful strategies to reduce the differential undercount for the Asian population, and on ways data can be disseminated for maximum usefulness to the Asian population. 2. The Committee draws upon prior decennial planning efforts, research studies, test censuses, and other experiences to provide advice and recommendations for the 2010 Decennial Census Program. 3. The Committee functions solely as an advisory body under the Federal Advisory Committee Act. 4. Committee reports to the Director of the Census Bureau. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Membership 1. Members are appointed by and serve at the discretion of the Secretary of Commerce. 2. Members are appointed to the ninemember Committee for a period of three years. Members will be re-evaluated at the conclusion of the three-year term with the prospect of renewal, pending meeting attendance, administrative compliance, advisory committee needs and the Secretary’s concurrence. Committee members are selected in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce guidelines. The Committee aims to have a balanced representation, considering such factors as geography, gender, and technical expertise, community involvement and knowledge of census procedures and activities. The Committee aims to include members from diverse backgrounds, including state and local governments, academia, media, research, community-based organizations, and the private sector. No employee of the federal government can serve as a member of the Committee. Meeting attendance and active participation in the activities of the Advisory Committee are essential for sustained Committee membership as well as submission of required annual financial disclosure statements. Miscellaneous 1. Members of the Committee serve without compensation, but receive reimbursement for committee-related travel and lodging expenses. 2. The Committee meets at least once a year, budget permitting, but additional VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:00 Dec 26, 2007 Jkt 214001 meetings may be held as deemed necessary by the Census Director or Designated Federal Official. All Committee meetings are open to the public in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Nomination Information 1. Nominations are requested as described above. 2. Nominees should have expertise and knowledge of the cultural patterns, issues, and/or data needs of the Asian community. Such knowledge and expertise are needed to provide advice and recommendations to the Census Bureau on how best to enumerate the Asian population and obtain complete and accurate data on this population. Individuals, groups, or organizations may submit nominations on behalf of a potential candidate. A summary of the ´ ´ candidate’s qualifications (resume or curriculum vitae) must be included along with the nomination letter. Nominees must have the ability to participate in Advisory Committee meetings and tasks. Besides Committee meetings, active participation may include Committee assignments and participation in conference calls and working groups. 3. The Department of Commerce is committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and seeks diverse Committee membership. Dated: December 19, 2007. Charles Louis Kincannon, Director, Bureau of the Census. [FR Doc. E7–24994 Filed 12–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of the Census Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the Census Advisory Committee on the Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Population SUMMARY: The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is requesting nominations of individuals to the Census Advisory Committee on the Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Population. The Census Bureau will consider nominations received in response to this notice, as well as from other sources. The SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice provides Committee and membership criteria. Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Please submit nominations by January 28, 2008. ADDRESSES: Please submit nominations to Jeri Green, Chief, Census Advisory Committee Office, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 8H182, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233. Nominations also may be submitted via fax at 301– 763–8609, or e-mail to jeri.green@census.gov. DATES: Jeri Green, Chief, Census Advisory Committee Office, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 8H182, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233, telephone (301) 763–2070. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Appendix 2) in 1995. The following provides information about the Committee, membership, and the nomination process. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Objectives and Duties 1. The Committee provides an organized and continuing channel of communication between Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander communities and the Census Bureau. Committee members identify useful strategies to reduce the differential undercount for the Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population, and on ways data can be disseminated for maximum usefulness to the Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population. 2. The Committee draws upon prior decennial planning efforts, research studies, test censuses, and other experiences to provide advice and recommendations for the 2010 Decennial Census Program. 3. The Committee functions solely as an advisory body under the Federal Advisory Committee Act. 4. The Committee reports to the Director of the Census Bureau. Membership Bureau of the Census, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of request for nominations. AGENCY: PO 00000 73313 1. Members are appointed by and serve at the discretion of the Secretary of Commerce. 2. Members are appointed to the ninemember Committee for a period of three years. Members will be reevaluated at the conclusion of the three-year term with the prospect of renewal, pending meeting attendance, administrative compliance, Advisory Committee needs and the Secretary’s concurrence. Committee members are selected in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce guidelines. The Committee aims to have a balanced representation, considering such factors E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1 73314 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 247 / Thursday, December 27, 2007 / Notices as geography, gender, technical expertise, community involvement, and knowledge of census procedures and activities. The Committee aims to include members from diverse backgrounds, including state and local governments, academia, media, research, community-based organizations, and the private sector. No employee of the federal government can serve as a member of the Committee. Meeting attendance and active participation in the activities of the Advisory Committee are essential for sustained Committee membership as well as submission of required annual financial disclosure statements. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Miscellaneous 1. Members of the Committee serve without compensation, but receive reimbursement for Committee-related travel and lodging expenses. 2. The Committee meets at least once a year, budget permitting, but additional meetings may be held as deemed necessary by the Census Director or Designated Federal Official. All Committee meetings are open to the public in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Nomination Information 1. Nominations are requested as described above. 2. Nominees should have expertise and knowledge of the cultural patterns, issues, and/or data needs of the Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander community. Such knowledge and expertise are needed to provide advice and recommendations to the Census Bureau on how best to enumerate the Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population and obtain complete and accurate data on this population. Individuals, groups, or organizations may submit nominations on behalf of a potential candidate. A summary of the candidate’s ´ ´ qualifications (resume or curriculum vitae) must be included along with the nomination letter. Nominees must have the ability to participate in Advisory Committee meetings and tasks. Besides Committee meetings, active participation may include committee assignments and participation in conference calls and working groups. 3. The Department of Commerce is committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and seeks diverse Committee membership. Dated: December 19, 2007. Charles Louis Kincannon, Director, Bureau of the Census. [FR Doc. E7–25010 Filed 12–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:00 Dec 26, 2007 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Docket 51–2007] Foreign-Trade Zone 104—Savannah, GA; Request for Manufacturing Authority, Fuji Vegetable Oil, Inc., (Refined Sunflower and Vegetable Oil Products), Savannah, GA An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) by the Savannah Airport Commission, grantee of FTZ 104, pursuant to section 400.28(a)(2) of the Board’s regulations (15 CFR part 400), requesting authority on behalf of Fuji Vegetable Oil, Inc. (FVO), to refine sunflower oil and manufacture vegetable oil products under FTZ procedures within FTZ 104. The application was formally filed on December 14, 2007. The FVO facility (89 employees) is located at 120 Brampton Road (within FTZ 104-Site 2), Savannah Georgia, and used to produce refined sunflower oil and, vegetable oil and fat products (up to 120,000 tons annually), including cocoa butter equivalents, for the commercial food industry. Some foreign sunflower oil would be processed (up to 20 percent of total purchases), duty rate ¥ 1.7cents/kg. + 3.4%. There are no inverted tariffs related to FVO’s finished products (duty rates ¥ 1.7cents/kg. + 3.4% and 8.8 cents/kg.). FTZ procedures would exempt FVO from Customs duty payments on the foreign sunflower oil used in production for export (60% of shipments). The company could also realize duty deferral on shipments for U.S. consumption and certain logistical/ supply chain savings. The application indicates that the savings from FTZ procedures would help improve the facility’s international competitiveness. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, a member of the FTZ Staff has been designated examiner to investigate the application and report to the Board. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions (original and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at the following address : Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 2111, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20230–0002. The closing period for receipt of comments is February 25, 2008. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 subsequent 15-day period (to March 11, 2008). A copy of the request will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Foreign-Trade Zones Board’s Executive Secretary at the address listed above. For further information, contact Diane Finver at: Diane_Finver@ita.doc.gov, or (202) 482–1367. Dated: December 14, 2007. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–25013 Filed 12–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Docket 50–2007] Foreign-Trade Zone 155—Calhoun and Victoria Counties, TX; Application for Expansion An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board (the Board) by the Calhoun-Victoria FTZ, Inc., grantee of FTZ 155, requesting authority to expand its zone in the Calhoun and Victoria Counties, Texas, area, adjacent to the Port Lavaca—Point Comfort CBP port of entry. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally filed on December 14, 2007. FTZ 155 was approved on October 24, 1988 (Board Order 398, 53 FR 44510, 11/03/88). The general-purpose zone currently consists of six sites (1,234 acres total) in Calhoun and Victoria Counties, Texas. The applicant is now requesting authority to expand the zone to include an additional site in Calhoun and Victoria Counties: Proposed Site 7 (11 acres)—natural gas storage site at the Markham salt dome caverns located at Farm Road 1468, Markham, Texas. No specific manufacturing requests are being made at this time. Such requests would be made to the Board on a caseby-case basis. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, a member of the FTZ Staff has been designated examiner to investigate the application and report to the Board. Public comment on the application is invited from interested parties. Submissions (original and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is February 25, 2008. Rebuttal comments in response to material E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 247 (Thursday, December 27, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 73313-73314]
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[FR Doc No: E7-25010]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of the Census


Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the Census 
Advisory Committee on the Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 
Population

AGENCY: Bureau of the Census, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of request for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is requesting 
nominations of individuals to the Census Advisory Committee on the 
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Population. The Census 
Bureau will consider nominations received in response to this notice, 
as well as from other sources. The SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of 
this notice provides Committee and membership criteria.

DATES: Please submit nominations by January 28, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Please submit nominations to Jeri Green, Chief, Census 
Advisory Committee Office, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 8H182, 4600 Silver 
Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233. Nominations also may be submitted via 
fax at 301-763-8609, or e-mail to jeri.green@census.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeri Green, Chief, Census Advisory 
Committee Office, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 8H182, 4600 Silver Hill 
Road, Washington, DC 20233, telephone (301) 763-2070.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established in accordance 
with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Title 5, United States Code 
(U.S.C.), Appendix 2) in 1995. The following provides information about 
the Committee, membership, and the nomination process.

Objectives and Duties

    1. The Committee provides an organized and continuing channel of 
communication between Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 
communities and the Census Bureau. Committee members identify useful 
strategies to reduce the differential undercount for the Native 
Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population, and on ways data can be 
disseminated for maximum usefulness to the Native Hawaiian and Other 
Pacific Islander population.
    2. The Committee draws upon prior decennial planning efforts, 
research studies, test censuses, and other experiences to provide 
advice and recommendations for the 2010 Decennial Census Program.
    3. The Committee functions solely as an advisory body under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act.
    4. The Committee reports to the Director of the Census Bureau.

Membership

    1. Members are appointed by and serve at the discretion of the 
Secretary of Commerce.
    2. Members are appointed to the nine-member Committee for a period 
of three years. Members will be reevaluated at the conclusion of the 
three-year term with the prospect of renewal, pending meeting 
attendance, administrative compliance, Advisory Committee needs and the 
Secretary's concurrence. Committee members are selected in accordance 
with applicable Department of Commerce guidelines. The Committee aims 
to have a balanced representation, considering such factors

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as geography, gender, technical expertise, community involvement, and 
knowledge of census procedures and activities. The Committee aims to 
include members from diverse backgrounds, including state and local 
governments, academia, media, research, community-based organizations, 
and the private sector. No employee of the federal government can serve 
as a member of the Committee. Meeting attendance and active 
participation in the activities of the Advisory Committee are essential 
for sustained Committee membership as well as submission of required 
annual financial disclosure statements.

Miscellaneous

    1. Members of the Committee serve without compensation, but receive 
reimbursement for Committee-related travel and lodging expenses.
    2. The Committee meets at least once a year, budget permitting, but 
additional meetings may be held as deemed necessary by the Census 
Director or Designated Federal Official. All Committee meetings are 
open to the public in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act.

Nomination Information

    1. Nominations are requested as described above.
    2. Nominees should have expertise and knowledge of the cultural 
patterns, issues, and/or data needs of the Native Hawaiian and Other 
Pacific Islander community. Such knowledge and expertise are needed to 
provide advice and recommendations to the Census Bureau on how best to 
enumerate the Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population and 
obtain complete and accurate data on this population. Individuals, 
groups, or organizations may submit nominations on behalf of a 
potential candidate. A summary of the candidate's qualifications 
(r[eacute]sum[eacute] or curriculum vitae) must be included along with 
the nomination letter. Nominees must have the ability to participate in 
Advisory Committee meetings and tasks. Besides Committee meetings, 
active participation may include committee assignments and 
participation in conference calls and working groups.
    3. The Department of Commerce is committed to equal opportunity in 
the workplace and seeks diverse Committee membership.

    Dated: December 19, 2007.
Charles Louis Kincannon,
Director, Bureau of the Census.
 [FR Doc. E7-25010 Filed 12-26-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-07-P