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Download as PDF sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 242 / Tuesday, December 16, 2008 / Notices and to discuss elements of microbiological test methods that simulate ‘‘real world’’ consumer use conditions. Date and Time: The public workshop will be held on January 22 and 23, 2009, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Participants are encouraged to arrive by 7:30 a.m. to allow enough time for parking and security screening. Security Screening will begin at 7 a.m. Location: The public workshop will be held at the Food and Drug Administration, White Oak Conference Center, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 2 (Central Shared Use Building), Silver Spring, MD. Attendees should follow the directions provided in the Registration Information section of this document. Contact: Daryl L. Kaufman, Center for Devices and Radiological Health (HFZ– 460), Food and Drug Administration, 9200 Corporate Blvd., Rockville, MD 20850, 240–276–4200, FAX: 240–276– 4234, e-mail: Daryl.Kaufman@fda.hhs.gov, or Marc Robboy, Center for Devices and Radiological Health (HFZ–460), Food and Drug Administration, 9200 Corporate Blvd., Rockville, MD 20850, 240–276–4200, FAX: 240–276–4234, email: Marc.Robboy@fda.hhs.gov. Agenda: The purpose of the conference is to discuss test methods for evaluating the anti-microbial activity of contact lens care products. On January 22, 2008, we hope to reach consensus on critical test method parameters for evaluating the activity of contact lens care products against Acanthamoeba. These parameters include organism species and strain, trophozoite culture and cyst production, microbial challenge level, and assay method for survivors. On January 23, 2008, we hope to present and discuss critical elements for new or modified disinfection efficacy test methods that simulate ‘‘real world’’ consumer use conditions. These elements include contact lens and lens case uptake of preservative and other solution ingredients, solution evaporation, minimal consumer compliance, biofilm formation and clinical isolates as challenge organisms. Background information on the public workshop, registration information, the agenda, information about lodging, and other relevant information will be posted on the Internet at www.jcahpo.org/clmw. Registration Information: Registration must be completed online at www.jcahpo.org/clmw. Please preregister no later than January 8, 2009 (see instructions in this paragraph). There will be no onsite registration. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:09 Dec 15, 2008 Jkt 217001 Non-U.S. citizens are subject to additional security screening and should pre-register at least 3 weeks in advance. There is a registration fee of $250 for this workshop. Early registration is recommended because seating is limited. If you need special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Ms. Janice Prestwood at 800–284–3937, ext. 229 (toll free), 651–731–7229 (direct) or 651–731–0410 (fax) at least 7 days before the public workshop. Lodging, travel, and security clearance information are also available from the registration Web site. Persons without Internet access may contact Ms. Janice Prestwood for help in completing the registration form. Dated: December 9, 2008. Jeffrey Shuren, Associate Commissioner for Policy and Planning. [FR Doc. E8–29741 Filed 12–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–01–S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages; Notice of Meeting In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), notice is hereby given of the following meeting: Name: Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages (ACICBL). Dates and Times: January 14, 2009, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Place: Teleconference meeting. Status: The meeting will be open to the public; audio conference access limited only by availability of telephone ports. Purpose: The Committee represents the required preliminary planning of the mandated ACICBL activities for the 2009 calendar year. The meeting will afford committee members with the opportunity to identify and discuss potential topics on interdisciplinary and community based trainings for the focus of the Ninth Annual ACICBL Report to the Secretary and Congress. The discussion will also include the identification of potential speakers with expertise on recommended topics for the Annual Report as well as strategies for moving forward. In addition, the Committee will finalize the dates, format, and agenda for the two remaining mandated meetings of the 2009 calendar year. Agenda: The agenda includes a discussion of potential topics and speakers for the Ninth Annual ACICBL Report, and planning for the two remaining meetings of the 2009 calendar PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76367 year. Agenda items are subject to change as dictated by the priorities of the Committee. Supplementary Information: The ACICBL will meet on Wednesday, January 14, 2009, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (EST) via telephone conference. To participate in this telephone conference call, please dial 1–888–272–7337 and provide the following information: Leader’s Name: Mr. Lou Coccodrilli. Passcode: 9501090. For Further Information Contact: Anyone requesting information regarding the Committee meeting should contact Lou Coccodrilli, Federal Official for the ACICBL, and Chief of the Area Health Education Center Branch, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857; lcoccodrilli@hrsa.gov or (301) 443–6590. CAPT Norma Hatot, Senior Nurse Consultant may also be contacted for inquiries via e-mail at nhatot@hrsa.gov or telephone at (301) 443– 2861. Dated: December 9, 2008. Alexandra Huttinger, Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. [FR Doc. E8–29665 Filed 12–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Service Administration Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages; Notice of Request for Nominations SUMMARY: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is requesting nominations to fill four upcoming vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages (ACICBL). Authority: 42 U.S.C. 294f, Section 756 of the PHS Act, as amended. The Advisory Committee is governed by provisions of Public Law (Pub. L.) 92–463, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2) which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. DATES: The Agency must receive nominations on or before January 16, 2009. ADDRESSES: All nominations are to be submitted by mail to Louis D. Coccodrilli, Designated Federal Official, ACICBL, Division of Diversity and Interdisciplinary Education (DDIE), Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), HRSA, Parklawn Building, Room 9–36, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: CAPT Norma J. Hatot, Senior Program Officer, DDIE, BHPr, via e-mail at E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1 sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 76368 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 242 / Tuesday, December 16, 2008 / Notices nhatot@hrsa.gov or telephone at (301) 443–2681. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the authorities that established the ACICBL and the Federal Advisory Committee Act Public Law 92–463, as amended, HRSA is requesting nominations for four voting members. The ACICBL provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary and to the Congress concerning policy, program development and other matters of significance related to interdisciplinary, community-based training grant programs authorized under sections 751–755, Title VII, Part D of the Public Health Service Act. The ACICBL prepares an annual report describing the activities conducted during the fiscal year, identifying findings and developing recommendations to enhance Title VII Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Training Grant Programs. The Annual Report is submitted to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and ranking members of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions of the Senate, and the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives. The Department of Health and Human Services is requesting a total of four nominations for voting members of the ACICBL from schools that have administered or are currently administering awards from the following programs: Area Health Education Centers; Geriatric Academic Career Award; Geriatric Training for Physicians, Dentists, and Behavioral, Mental Health Professionals; and Health Education Training Centers. Among these nominations, students, residents, and/or fellows from these programs are encouraged to apply. The legislation governing this Committee requires that at least 75 percent of the members are health professionals, a fair balance between the health professions, a broad geographic distribution and a balance of members from urban and rural areas, and the adequate representation of women and minorities. Members will be appointed based on their competence, interest, and knowledge of the mission of the profession involved. As such, the pool of appropriately qualified nominees should reflect these requirements to the degree possible. Interested individuals may nominate multiple qualified professionals for membership to the ACICBL to allow the Secretary a diverse listing of highly qualified potential candidates. Nominees willing to serve as members VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:09 Dec 15, 2008 Jkt 217001 of the ACICBL should not have an appearance of a conflict of interest that would preclude their participation. Potential candidates will be asked to provide detailed information concerning consultancies, research grants, or contracts to permit an evaluation of possible sources of conflicts of interest. In addition, a curriculum vitae and a statement of interest will be required of the nominee to support experience working with Title VII Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Training Grant Programs, expertise in the field, and personal desire in participating on a National Advisory Committee. Members of the Advisory Committee shall be appointed for a term of three years. All nominations must be received no later than January 16, 2009. Dated: December 9, 2008. Alexandra Huttinger, Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. [FR Doc. E8–29661 Filed 12–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [USCG–2008–1149] Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee Vacancies Coast Guard, DHS. Request for applications. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The U.S. Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC). This committee advises and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard on matters relating to the safe navigation of vessels to and from the Ports of Galveston, Houston, and Texas City, and throughout Galveston Bay, Texas. DATES: Completed application forms should reach us on or before February 14, 2009. ADDRESSES: You may request an application form by writing to Commander (spw), Designated Federal Officer (DFO) of HOGANSAC, USCG Sector Houston-Galveston, 9640 Clinton Drive, Houston, TX 77029; by calling LT Sean Hughes at (713) 678–9001; by submitting a faxed request to 713–671– 5156; or by visiting HOGANSAC’s Web site http://www.hogansac.org. Send your completed application to the DFO at the street address above. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: CDR Hal R. Pitts, Executive Secretary of HOGANSAC at (713) 671–5164 or LT PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Sean Hughes, Assistant to the Executive Secretary of HOGANSAC at (713) 678– 9001. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: HOGANSAC is a Federal Advisory Committee subject to the provisions of 5 U.S.C. App. 2. This committee provides local expertise to the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Coast Guard on such matters as communications, surveillance, traffic control, anchorages, aids to navigation, and other related topics dealing with navigation safety in the Houston/ Galveston area. The committee meets at least three times a year at various locations in the Houston/Galveston area. It may also meet for extraordinary purposes. We will consider applications for nineteen (19) positions that expire or become vacant in September 2009. To be eligible, you should have experience and particular expertise and knowledge regarding the transportation, equipment, and techniques that are used to ship cargo and to navigate vessels in the inshore and the offshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Committee members represent a wide range of constituencies. There are twelve membership categories: (1) Two members who are employed by the Port of Houston Authority or have been selected by that entity to represent them; (2) two members who are employed by the Port of Galveston or the Texas City Port Complex or have been selected by those entities to represent them; (3) two members from organizations that represent shipowners, stevedores, shipyards, or shipping organizations domiciled in the State of Texas; (4) two members representing organizations that operate tugs or barges that utilize the port facilities at Galveston, Houston, and Texas City; (5) two members representing shipping companies that transport cargo from the ports of Galveston and Houston on liners, break bulk, or tramp steamer vessels; (6) two members representing those who pilot or command vessels that utilize the ports of Galveston, Houston and Texas City; (7) two at-large members who may represent a particular interest group but who use the port facilities at Galveston, Houston or Texas City; (8) one member representing labor organizations involved in the loading and unloading of cargo at the ports of Galveston or Houston; (9) one member representing licensed merchant mariners other than pilots, who perform shipboard duties on vessels which utilize the port facilities of Galveston, Houston or Texas City; (10) one member representing E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Service Administration


Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based 
Linkages; Notice of Request for Nominations

SUMMARY: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is 
requesting nominations to fill four upcoming vacancies on the Advisory 
Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages (ACICBL).

    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 294f, Section 756 of the PHS Act, as 
amended. The Advisory Committee is governed by provisions of Public 
Law (Pub. L.) 92-463, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2) which sets 
forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees.

DATES: The Agency must receive nominations on or before January 16, 
2009.

ADDRESSES: All nominations are to be submitted by mail to Louis D. 
Coccodrilli, Designated Federal Official, ACICBL, Division of Diversity 
and Interdisciplinary Education (DDIE), Bureau of Health Professions 
(BHPr), HRSA, Parklawn Building, Room 9-36, 5600 Fishers Lane, 
Rockville, MD 20857.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: CAPT Norma J. Hatot, Senior Program 
Officer, DDIE, BHPr, via e-mail at

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nhatot@hrsa.gov or telephone at (301) 443-2681.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the authorities that established the 
ACICBL and the Federal Advisory Committee Act Public Law 92-463, as 
amended, HRSA is requesting nominations for four voting members.
    The ACICBL provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary and 
to the Congress concerning policy, program development and other 
matters of significance related to interdisciplinary, community-based 
training grant programs authorized under sections 751-755, Title VII, 
Part D of the Public Health Service Act. The ACICBL prepares an annual 
report describing the activities conducted during the fiscal year, 
identifying findings and developing recommendations to enhance Title 
VII Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Training Grant Programs. The 
Annual Report is submitted to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of 
Health and Human Services and ranking members of the Committee on 
Health, Education, Labor and Pensions of the Senate, and the Committee 
on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives.
    The Department of Health and Human Services is requesting a total 
of four nominations for voting members of the ACICBL from schools that 
have administered or are currently administering awards from the 
following programs: Area Health Education Centers; Geriatric Academic 
Career Award; Geriatric Training for Physicians, Dentists, and 
Behavioral, Mental Health Professionals; and Health Education Training 
Centers. Among these nominations, students, residents, and/or fellows 
from these programs are encouraged to apply.
    The legislation governing this Committee requires that at least 75 
percent of the members are health professionals, a fair balance between 
the health professions, a broad geographic distribution and a balance 
of members from urban and rural areas, and the adequate representation 
of women and minorities. Members will be appointed based on their 
competence, interest, and knowledge of the mission of the profession 
involved. As such, the pool of appropriately qualified nominees should 
reflect these requirements to the degree possible.
    Interested individuals may nominate multiple qualified 
professionals for membership to the ACICBL to allow the Secretary a 
diverse listing of highly qualified potential candidates. Nominees 
willing to serve as members of the ACICBL should not have an appearance 
of a conflict of interest that would preclude their participation. 
Potential candidates will be asked to provide detailed information 
concerning consultancies, research grants, or contracts to permit an 
evaluation of possible sources of conflicts of interest. In addition, a 
curriculum vitae and a statement of interest will be required of the 
nominee to support experience working with Title VII Interdisciplinary, 
Community-Based Training Grant Programs, expertise in the field, and 
personal desire in participating on a National Advisory Committee. 
Members of the Advisory Committee shall be appointed for a term of 
three years.
    All nominations must be received no later than January 16, 2009.

    Dated: December 9, 2008.
Alexandra Huttinger,
Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination.
 [FR Doc. E8-29661 Filed 12-15-08; 8:45 am]
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