Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee Vacancies, 76368-76369 [E8-29727]

Download as PDF 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 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 242 / Tuesday, December 16, 2008 / Notices environmental interests; (11) one member representing the general public and (12) one member representing recreational boaters. Each member serves for a term of two (2) years and may serve two (2) consecutive terms. Members serve voluntarily, without compensation from the Federal Government for salary, travel, or per diem. In support of the policy of the Coast Guard on gender and ethnic diversity, we encourage qualified women and members of minority groups to apply. If you are selected as a nonrepresentative member, or as a member who represents the general public, you will be appointed and serve as a special Government employee (SGE) as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code. As a candidate for appointment as a SGE, applicants are required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450). A completed OGE Form 450 is not releasable 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). Only the Designated Agency Ethics Official or the DAEO’s designate may release a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report. If you are interested in applying to become a member of the Committee, send a completed application to Commander (spw) Designated Federal Officer (DFO) of HOGANSAC, USCG Sector Houston-Galveston, 9640 Clinton Drive, Houston, TX 77029. Send the application in time for it to be received by the DFO on or before February 14, 2009. Dated: December 3, 2008. Joel R. Whitehead, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E8–29727 Filed 12–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2008–1190] Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies Coast Guard, DHS. Request for applications. AGENCY: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC). TSAC advises the Coast Guard on matters relating to shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:09 Dec 15, 2008 Jkt 217001 DATES: Application forms should reach the Coast Guard on or before February 16, 2009. Application forms are available for download on the Advisory Committee’s Web site at http:// homeport.uscg.mil/tsac; look for ‘‘ACM’’ (Application for Committee Membership) under ‘‘General Information.’’ You may also request that an application form be e-mailed or sent to you by writing to Commandant (CG– 5221/TSAC); U.S. Coast Guard, Room 1210; 2100 Second Street, SW.; Washington, DC 20593–0001; by calling 202–372–1407; or by e-mail to Gerald.P.Miante@uscg.mil. Be sure to sign and include the short page that allows us to keep political affiliation on file. In addition to your ‘‘HOME ADDRESS,’’ please include your e-mail address in that block. Also, in addition to your phone number, please indicate your fax number in the ‘‘TELEPHONE’’ block. Also, a copy of the application form, as well as this notice, is available on the Internet at http:// www.Regulations.gov in docket USCG– 2008–1190. Send your original completed and signed application in written form to Mr. Miante at the above street address. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Gerald Miante Assistant Designated Federal Officer of TSAC; telephone 202– 372–1407, fax 202–372–1926, or e-mail Gerald.P.Miante@uscg.mil. The Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) is a Federal advisory committee under 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). It was established under authority of 33 U.S.C. 1231a. It advises the Secretary of Homeland Security on matters relating to shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. This advice also assists the Coast Guard in formulating the position of the United States in advance of meetings of the International Maritime Organization. TSAC meets at least once a year in Washington, DC, or another location selected by the Coast Guard. It may also meet for extraordinary purposes. Its subcommittees and working groups may meet to consider specific issues as required. The 16-person membership includes 7 representatives of the Barge and Towing Industry (reflecting a regional geographical balance); 1 member from the Offshore Mineral and Oil Supply Vessel Industry; and 2 members from each of the following areas: Maritime Labor; Shippers (of whom at least one shall be engaged in the shipment of oil or hazardous materials by barge); Port Districts, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76369 Authorities, or Terminal Operators; and the General Public. The Coast Guard is currently considering applications for five positions that will become vacant on September 30, 2009: two positions from the Barge and Towing Industry; one position from the Offshore Mineral and Oil Supply Vessel Industry; one position from Shippers (who need not be engaged in the shipment of oil or hazardous materials by barge); and one position from the General Public. To be eligible, applicants should have particular expertise, knowledge, and experience relative to the position in towing operations, marine transportation, or business operations associated with shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. Each member serves for a three-year term. A few members may serve consecutive terms. All members serve at their own expense and receive no salary or other compensation from the Federal Government, with the exception of possible reimbursement for travel expenses depending on budgetary constraints. In support of the policy of DHS and the Coast Guard on gender and ethnic diversity, we encourage qualified women and members of minority groups to apply. Members of TSAC selected from the General Public will be appointed and serve as non-representative members, or Special Government Employees (SGE), as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code (18 U.S.C.). As a candidate for appointment as an SGE, applicants are required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (CFDR) on Office of Government Ethics Form 450 (OGE Form 450). A completed OGE Form 450 is not releasable 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). Only the Designated Agency Ethics Official (DAEO) or the DAEO’s designate may release a CFDR. When filling in the ‘‘Name of Committee you are interested in’’ block, please indicate ‘‘TSAC’’ followed by the position category (e.g. , ‘Barge and Towing,’ ‘Offshore,’ ‘Shippers,’ or ‘Public’) for which you are applying. If you are interested in applying to become a member of the Committee, send a completed application to Mr. Miante as noted in ADDRESSES above. Send the application in time for it to be received on or before February 16, 2009. A copy of the application form is available in the docket for this notice. To visit our online docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov, enter the docket number for this notice (USCG– E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 242 (Tuesday, December 16, 2008)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[USCG-2008-1149]


Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee Vacancies

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Request for applications.

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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 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

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environmental interests; (11) one member representing the general 
public and (12) one member representing recreational boaters. Each 
member serves for a term of two (2) years and may serve two (2) 
consecutive terms. Members serve voluntarily, without compensation from 
the Federal Government for salary, travel, or per diem.
    In support of the policy of the Coast Guard on gender and ethnic 
diversity, we encourage qualified women and members of minority groups 
to apply.
    If you are selected as a non-representative member, or as a member 
who represents the general public, you will be appointed and serve as a 
special Government employee (SGE) as defined in section 202(a) of title 
18, United States Code. As a candidate for appointment as a SGE, 
applicants are required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure 
Report (OGE Form 450). A completed OGE Form 450 is not releasable 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). Only the 
Designated Agency Ethics Official or the DAEO's designate may release a 
Confidential Financial Disclosure Report.
    If you are interested in applying to become a member of the 
Committee, send a completed application to Commander (spw) Designated 
Federal Officer (DFO) of HOGANSAC, USCG Sector Houston-Galveston, 9640 
Clinton Drive, Houston, TX 77029. Send the application in time for it 
to be received by the DFO on or before February 14, 2009.

    Dated: December 3, 2008.
Joel R. Whitehead,
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. E8-29727 Filed 12-15-08; 8:45 am]
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