Notice: Call for Applications, Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, 44972-44973 [E8-17693]

Download as PDF 44972 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 149 / Friday, August 1, 2008 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XJ47 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council)Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team (CPSMT) and Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel (CPSAS) will hold a joint work session by telephone conference, which is open to the public, to develop recommendations for the September 2008 Council meeting. DATES: The telephone conference will be held Tuesday, August 19, 2008, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. or when business for the day is completed. ADDRESSES: A listening station will be available at the Pacific Fishery Management Council, Small Conference Room, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384; telephone: (503) 820–2280. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Mike Burner, Coastal Pelagic Species Staff Officer, Pacific Fishery Management Council: (503) 820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the work session is to review the proposed rule on revisions to National Marine Fishery Service guidelines for National Standard 1 of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and other available information for the Council’s September meeting briefing book and to develop comments and recommendations for consideration at the September 2008 Council meeting. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may be discussed, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. CPSMT and CPSAS actions will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the intent to take final action to address the emergency. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:39 Jul 31, 2008 Jkt 214001 Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Ms. Carolyn Porter at (503) 820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: July 29, 2008. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–17643 Filed 7–31–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Notice: Call for Applications, Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce ACTION: Notice and Request for Applications to Serve on Advisory Committee AGENCY: SUMMARY: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is seeking applications from persons interested in serving on the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (CSMAC) for new two year terms to commence in December 2008. The CSMAC provides advice to the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and NTIA Administrator on spectrum management matters. DATES: Nominations must be postmarked or electronically transmitted on or before September 2, 2008. ADDRESSES: Persons wishing to submit applications should send their resume or curriculum vita and a statement summarizing the qualifications of the nominee and identifying any particular expertise or area of interest relevant to the CSMAC’s work to the attention of Eric Stark, Designated Federal Officer, by mail to Office of the Assistant Secretary, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue N.W., Room 4725, Washington DC, 20230; by facsimile transmission to (202) 482–6173; or by electronic mail to spectrumadvisory@ntia.doc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric Stark at (202) 482–1880 or estark@ntia.doc.gov; or Joe Gattuso at (202) 482–0977 or jgattuso@ntia.doc.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 On November 29, 2004, the President issued a Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies on the subject of ‘‘Spectrum Management for the 21st Century.’’1 Among other things, the Executive Memorandum directed the heads of the executive departments and agencies to implement the recommendations contained in two Commerce Department reports to the President identifying improvement in U.S. spectrum management.2 The first recommendation in Report 2 called for the establishment of a federal advisory committee by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).3 Pursuant to the Executive Memorandum, the Secretary of Commerce established the CSMAC under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2 and consistent with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Act, 47 U.S.C. § 904(b). The CSMAC reports to the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information. It advises the Assistant Secretary on needed reforms to domestic spectrum policies and management to enable the introduction of new spectrumdependent technologies and services, including policy reforms for expediting the American public’s access to broadband services, public safety, and digital television, as well as on longrange spectrum planning. The CSMAC functions solely as an advisory body in compliance with the FACA. The CSMAC’s charter may be found a http:// www.fido.gov/facadatabase/ docslcharters%5C25109lSpectrum %20Charter%203-28-07l(2007-03-3010-34-21).pdf. Additional information about the CSMAC and its activities may be found at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ advisory/spectrum. Members of the CSMAC are experts in radio spectrum policy and do not SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 1 President’s Memorandum on Improving Spectrum Management for the 21st Century, 49 Weekly Comp. Pres. Doc. 2875 (Nov. 29, 2004)(Executive Memorandum). 2 See Department of Commerce, Spectrum Policy for the 21st Century - The President’s Spectrum Policy Initiative: Report 1, Recommendations of the Federal Government Spectrum Task Force (June 2004); Department of Commerce, Spectrum Policy for the 21st Century - The President’s Spectrum Policy Initiative: Report 2, Recommendations from State and Local Governments and Private Sector Responders (June 2004)(Report 2), available at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/reports/specpolini/ presspecpolinilreport2l06242004.pdf 3 ‘‘The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) should establish the Department of Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act [5 U.S.C. App.2] and the NTIA Organizations Act [47 U.S.C. § 904(b)]. Report 2 at ii, 14-15.’’ E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 149 / Friday, August 1, 2008 / Notices represent any organization or interest. They serve on the CSMAC in the capacity of Special Government Employees. They do not receive compensation or reimbursement for travel or for per diem expenses. The CSMAC’s charter allows it to have up to 20 members. Current members of the CSMAC are not required to submit applications in order to be reappointed; however, reappointments are not automatic. Appointments are for two-year terms, subject to continuation of the CSMAC under its charter. NTIA intends to seek renewal of the current charter, which expires March 27, 2009. The Secretary of Commerce will appoint members with a broad crosssection of points of views from the private and non-federal government sectors. The Department of Commerce seeks high level individuals with expertise in those sectors and interests on spectrum policy issues relevant to the CSMAC. Nominations should include a resume or curriculum vita and should also include a statement summarizing the qualifications of the nominee and identifying any particular expertise or area of interest relevant to the CSMAC’s work. Dated: July 29, 2008. Kathy D. Smith, Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration. [FR Doc. E8–17693 Filed 7–31–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Notification of Upcoming Meeting of the Defense Advisory Board for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (DAB–ESGR) Department of Defense. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Defense Advisory Board for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. This meeting will focus on the status of recruitment efforts for the Board and recommendations made at prior meetings. This meeting is open to the public. DATES: September 18, 2008 (1300–1500 hrs). ADDRESSES: McPherson Room, Hamilton Crowne Plaza, 14th and K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005. The public is asked to pre-register three weeks in advance of the meeting due to security and or seating VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:39 Jul 31, 2008 Jkt 214001 limitations. (see below information for pre-registration). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Interested attendees may contact MAJ Elaine M. Gullotta at 703–696–1385 ext 540, or e-mail at elaine.gullotta@osd.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda 1300 Convene, (Mr. James G. Rebholz, Chairman). 1305 Minutes approval, Status of Recommendation from last meeting (Mr. Rebholz, Mr. Patel). 1340 Review and discussion of DAB Nomination Outreach Efforts (Mr. Rebholz). 1420 Board Discussion, Due OutsSubcommittee tasks (Mr. Rebholz). 1430 Summary of Proceedings, Administrative Announcements. 1440 Photographs (ESGR PAO Staff). 1500 Adjourn. (a) Background The purpose of the Board is to provide independent advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Defense on matters that arise from the military obligation of members of the National Guard and Reserve members and the impact on their civilian employment. (b) Availability of Materials for the Meeting Please see the Federal Advisory Committee Act Web site for copies of any available materials, including draft agendas for the meeting and background information. (http://www.fido.gov/ facadatabase/form_meetings.asp). (c) Procedures for Providing Public Comments It is the policy of the DAB–ESGR to accept written public comments of any length, and to accommodate oral public comments whenever possible. To facilitate Board discussion at its meetings, the Board may not accept oral comments at all meetings, The Board Staff expect that public statements presented at Board meetings will be focused on the Board’s statutory charter and any working group topics. 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All public presentations will be treated as public documents and will be made available for public inspection, up to and including being posted on the Federal Advisory Committee Web site. Written Comments may be sent to: Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, 1555 Wilson Blvd., Suite 200, Arlington, VA 22209, Attention: MAJ Elaine Gullotta. Dated: July 25, 2008. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E8–17610 Filed 7–31–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Defense Science Board Department of Defense. Notice of advisory committee meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Defense Science Board Task Force on Nuclear Weapons Surety will meet in closed session. DATES: August 22, 2008. ADDRESSES: Institute for Defense Analyses, 4850 Mark Center Drive, Alexandria, VA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. David McDarby, HQ DTRA/OP–CSNS, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 6201, Ft. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information Administration


Notice: Call for Applications, Commerce Spectrum Management 
Advisory Committee

AGENCY: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce

ACTION: Notice and Request for Applications to Serve on Advisory 
Committee

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SUMMARY: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration 
(NTIA) is seeking applications from persons interested in serving on 
the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (CSMAC) for new two 
year terms to commence in December 2008. The CSMAC provides advice to 
the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and NTIA 
Administrator on spectrum management matters.

DATES: Nominations must be postmarked or electronically transmitted on 
or before September 2, 2008.

ADDRESSES:  Persons wishing to submit applications should send their 
resume or curriculum vita and a statement summarizing the 
qualifications of the nominee and identifying any particular expertise 
or area of interest relevant to the CSMAC's work to the attention of 
Eric Stark, Designated Federal Officer, by mail to Office of the 
Assistant Secretary, National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue N.W., Room 4725, Washington 
DC, 20230; by facsimile transmission to (202) 482-6173; or by 
electronic mail to spectrumadvisory@ntia.doc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Eric Stark at (202) 482-1880 or 
estark@ntia.doc.gov; or Joe Gattuso at (202) 482-0977 or 
jgattuso@ntia.doc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 29, 2004, the President issued a 
Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies on the 
subject of ``Spectrum Management for the 21st Century.''\1\ Among other 
things, the Executive Memorandum directed the heads of the executive 
departments and agencies to implement the recommendations contained in 
two Commerce Department reports to the President identifying 
improvement in U.S. spectrum management.\2\ The first recommendation in 
Report 2 called for the establishment of a federal advisory committee 
by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration 
(NTIA).\3\
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    \1\ President's Memorandum on Improving Spectrum Management for 
the 21\st\ Century, 49 Weekly Comp. Pres. Doc. 2875 (Nov. 29, 
2004)(Executive Memorandum).
    \2\ See Department of Commerce, Spectrum Policy for the 21st 
Century - The President's Spectrum Policy Initiative: Report 1, 
Recommendations of the Federal Government Spectrum Task Force (June 
2004); Department of Commerce, Spectrum Policy for the 21st Century 
- The President's Spectrum Policy Initiative: Report 2, 
Recommendations from State and Local Governments and Private Sector 
Responders (June 2004)(Report 2), available at http://
www.ntia.doc.gov/reports/specpolini/presspecpolini_report2_
06242004.pdf
    \3\ ``The National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration (NTIA) should establish the Department of Commerce 
Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, consistent with the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act [5 U.S.C. App.2] and the NTIA Organizations 
Act [47 U.S.C. Sec.  904(b)]. Report 2 at ii, 14-15.''
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    Pursuant to the Executive Memorandum, the Secretary of Commerce 
established the CSMAC under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 
U.S.C. App. 2 and consistent with the National Telecommunications and 
Information Administration Act, 47 U.S.C. Sec.  904(b). The CSMAC 
reports to the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information. 
It advises the Assistant Secretary on needed reforms to domestic 
spectrum policies and management to enable the introduction of new 
spectrum-dependent technologies and services, including policy reforms 
for expediting the American public's access to broadband services, 
public safety, and digital television, as well as on long-range 
spectrum planning. The CSMAC functions solely as an advisory body in 
compliance with the FACA. The CSMAC's charter may be found a http://
www.fido.gov/facadatabase/docs_charters%5C25109_Spectrum 
%20Charter%203-28-07--(2007-03-30-10-34-21).pdf. Additional information 
about the CSMAC and its activities may be found at http://
www.ntia.doc.gov/advisory/spectrum.
    Members of the CSMAC are experts in radio spectrum policy and do 
not

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represent any organization or interest. They serve on the CSMAC in the 
capacity of Special Government Employees. They do not receive 
compensation or reimbursement for travel or for per diem expenses.
    The CSMAC's charter allows it to have up to 20 members. Current 
members of the CSMAC are not required to submit applications in order 
to be reappointed; however, reappointments are not automatic. 
Appointments are for two-year terms, subject to continuation of the 
CSMAC under its charter. NTIA intends to seek renewal of the current 
charter, which expires March 27, 2009.
    The Secretary of Commerce will appoint members with a broad cross-
section of points of views from the private and non-federal government 
sectors. The Department of Commerce seeks high level individuals with 
expertise in those sectors and interests on spectrum policy issues 
relevant to the CSMAC.
    Nominations should include a resume or curriculum vita and should 
also include a statement summarizing the qualifications of the nominee 
and identifying any particular expertise or area of interest relevant 
to the CSMAC's work.

    Dated: July 29, 2008.
Kathy D. Smith,
Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-17693 Filed 7-31-08; 8:45 am]
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