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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 24 / Friday, February 6, 2009 / Notices dwashington3 on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES commercial fishing industry who reflect a regional and representational balance and have experience in the operation of vessels to which Chapter 45 of Title 46, United States Code applies, or as a crew member or processing line member on an uninspected fish processing vessel; (b) one member representing each of (1) naval architects or marine surveyors; (2) manufacturers of equipment for vessel to which Chapter 45 of Title 46, U.S.C. applies; (3) education or training professionals related to fishing vessel, fish processing vessel, fish tender vessel safety, or personnel qualifications; and (4) underwriters that insure vessels to which Chapter 45 of Title 46, U.S.C. applies; and (c) three members representing the general public including, whenever possible, an independent expert or consultant in maritime safety and a member of a national organization composed of persons representing owners of vessels to which Chapter 45 of Title 46, U.S.C. applies and persons representing the marine insurance industry. Each member serves for a term of 3 years. Members may serve two consecutive terms. All members serve at their own expense and receive no salary from the Federal Government, although travel reimbursement and per diem may be provided. In support of the policy of the Coast Guard on gender and ethic 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 Disclosure Report. Dated: January 30, 2009. J.G. Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards. [FR Doc. E9–2497 Filed 2–5–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:16 Feb 05, 2009 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2007–0008] National Advisory Council AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Committee Management; Request for Applicants for Appointment to the National Advisory Council. SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the National Advisory Council (NAC) to apply for appointment. As provided for in the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007, the Secretary of Homeland Security established the NAC to ensure effective and ongoing coordination of Federal preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation for natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters. DATES: Applications for membership should reach FEMA at the address below on or before 5 p.m. e.s.t., on Friday, March 6, 2009. ADDRESSES: If you wish to apply for membership, your application should be submitted by: • E-mail: FEMA–NAC@dhs.gov • Fax: (202) 646–4176 • Mail: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Office of the National Advisory Council, 500 C Street, SW., Room 718, Washington, DC 20472. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Designated Federal Officer, Alyson Price, Office of the National Advisory Council, telephone 202–646–3746; email FEMA–NAC@dhs.gov. FEMA Ethics Office, Ebbonie Taylor, telephone 202–646–3664; e-mail ebbonie.taylor@dhs.gov and Paul Conrad, telephone 202–646–4025; email paul.conrad1@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Advisory Council (NAC) is an advisory committee established in accordance with the provisions of section 14(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463) and section 508 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107–296), as amended by section 611 of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006, as set forth in the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 109–295), directed the Secretary PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6295 of Homeland Security to establish the NAC to ensure effective and ongoing coordination of Federal preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation for natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters. The NAC consists of 35 members, representing certain stakeholder groups and some providing their personal expertise in FEMA related issues. Approximately one-third of the membership was appointed for a 2 year term expiring on June 15, 2009. Accordingly, the following discipline areas will be open for applications and nominations at this time: Emergency Management, Emergency Response (two representative positions total), InPatient Medical Provider (Special Government Employee (SGE) appointment), Cyber Security (SGE appointment), State Elected Official (representative appointment), Local Elected Official (representative appointment), Homeland Security Advisory Council (Ex Officio appointment), and three appointments (either representative or SGE), which will be selected at the discretion of the FEMA Administrator. In addition to these new appointments whose terms will end on June 15, 2012, FEMA seeks applications to fill the remaining term of the Disability representative position, which ends on June 15, 2011, as the current representative will be retiring in May 2009. There are specific membership types associated with the indicated disciplines open for new appointments at this time. Some members are appointed as SGEs as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code. These members are subject to Federal ethics laws and regulations and are required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450). Specifically, the following two discipline area vacancies will be filled by SGE appointments: In-Patient Medical Provider and Cyber Security. OGE Form 450s or the information contained therein may not be released 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). Applicants can obtain this form by going to the Web site of the Office of Government Ethics (http:// www.oge.gov), or by contacting the National Advisory Council Program Office, or by contacting the FEMA Ethics Office. This information is provided in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT caption. Additionally, the Homeland Security Advisory Council position will be filled by a current member of the Homeland E:\FR\FM\06FEN1.SGM 06FEN1 dwashington3 on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES 6296 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 24 / Friday, February 6, 2009 / Notices Security Advisory Council. All other discipline areas including: Emergency Management, Emergency Response, State Elected Official, Local Elected Official, Disability, and the three positions selected by the FEMA Administrator. Qualified individuals interested in serving on the NAC are invited to apply for appointment. All ethnicities and genders are encouraged to apply. The NAC assists FEMA in carrying out its missions by providing advice and recommendations in the development and revision of the national preparedness guidelines, the national preparedness system, the National Incident Management System, the National Response Framework, and other related plans and strategies. The members of the NAC are appointed by the Administrator of FEMA and are composed of Federal, State, local, tribal, and private-sector leaders and subject matter experts in law enforcement, fire, emergency medical services, hospital, public works, emergency management, State and local governments, public health, emergency response, standard setting and accrediting organizations, representatives of individuals with disabilities and other special needs, infrastructure protection, cyber security, communications, and homeland security communities. Qualified individuals interested in serving on the NAC are invited to apply for appointment by submitting a resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) along with letters of recommendation to the NAC’s Designated Federal Officer. Applicants should state for which discipline area or areas they are applying. Current NAC members whose terms are ending should notify the Designated Federal Officer of their interest in reappointment in lieu of submitting a new application, and should provide an updated resume or CV and letters of recommendation for consideration. The NAC meets in a plenary session approximately once per quarter. With respect to quarterly meetings, the NAC also holds at least one teleconference meeting with public call-in lines. Members serve without compensation from the Federal Government; however, consistent with the charter, they do receive travel reimbursement and per diem under applicable Federal travel regulations. In support of the policy of the Department of Homeland Security on gender and ethnic diversity, qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply for membership. VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:16 Feb 05, 2009 Jkt 217001 Dated: January 29, 2009. Nancy Ward, Acting Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. E9–2295 Filed 2–3–09; 8:45 am] Dated: January 29, 2009. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services. [FR Doc. E9–2501 Filed 2–5–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–48–P BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection U.S. Customs and Border Protection Accreditation and Approval of Intertek USA, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of Intertek USA, Inc., as a commercial gauger and laboratory. Accreditation and Approval of Intertek USA, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of Intertek USA, Inc., as a commercial gauger and laboratory. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, Intertek USA, Inc., 2717 Maplewood Dr., Sulphur, LA 70663, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals, and vegetable oils for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344–1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/ operations_support/labs_scientific_svcs/ commercial_gaugers/. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, Intertek USA, Inc., 149 Pintail St., St. Rose, LA 70087, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals, and vegetable oils for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344– 1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/ operations_support/labs_scientific_svcs/ commercial_gaugers/. DATES: The accreditation and approval of Intertek USA, Inc., as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on September 23, 2008. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for September 2011. DATES: The accreditation and approval of Intertek USA, Inc., as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on June 24, 2008. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for June 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Randall Breaux, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, 202–344–1060. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Randall Breaux, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, 202–344–1060. PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\06FEN1.SGM 06FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 24 (Friday, February 6, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6295-6296]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-2295]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2007-0008]


National Advisory Council

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Committee Management; Request for Applicants for Appointment to 
the National Advisory Council.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is requesting 
individuals who are interested in serving on the National Advisory 
Council (NAC) to apply for appointment. As provided for in the 
Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007, the 
Secretary of Homeland Security established the NAC to ensure effective 
and ongoing coordination of Federal preparedness, protection, response, 
recovery, and mitigation for natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and 
other man-made disasters.

DATES: Applications for membership should reach FEMA at the address 
below on or before 5 p.m. e.s.t., on Friday, March 6, 2009.

ADDRESSES: If you wish to apply for membership, your application should 
be submitted by:
     E-mail: FEMA-NAC@dhs.gov
     Fax: (202) 646-4176
     Mail: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Office of the 
National Advisory Council, 500 C Street, SW., Room 718, Washington, DC 
20472.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Designated Federal Officer, Alyson 
Price, Office of the National Advisory Council, telephone 202-646-3746; 
e-mail FEMA-NAC@dhs.gov. FEMA Ethics Office, Ebbonie Taylor, telephone 
202-646-3664; e-mail ebbonie.taylor@dhs.gov and Paul Conrad, telephone 
202-646-4025; e-mail paul.conrad1@dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Advisory Council (NAC) is an 
advisory committee established in accordance with the provisions of 
section 14(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) 5 U.S.C. 
App. (Pub. L. 92-463) and section 508 of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (Pub. L. 107-296), as amended by section 611 of the Post-Katrina 
Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006, as set forth in the Department 
of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 109-295), 
directed the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish the NAC to 
ensure effective and ongoing coordination of Federal preparedness, 
protection, response, recovery, and mitigation for natural disasters, 
acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters.
    The NAC consists of 35 members, representing certain stakeholder 
groups and some providing their personal expertise in FEMA related 
issues. Approximately one-third of the membership was appointed for a 2 
year term expiring on June 15, 2009. Accordingly, the following 
discipline areas will be open for applications and nominations at this 
time: Emergency Management, Emergency Response (two representative 
positions total), In-Patient Medical Provider (Special Government 
Employee (SGE) appointment), Cyber Security (SGE appointment), State 
Elected Official (representative appointment), Local Elected Official 
(representative appointment), Homeland Security Advisory Council (Ex 
Officio appointment), and three appointments (either representative or 
SGE), which will be selected at the discretion of the FEMA 
Administrator. In addition to these new appointments whose terms will 
end on June 15, 2012, FEMA seeks applications to fill the remaining 
term of the Disability representative position, which ends on June 15, 
2011, as the current representative will be retiring in May 2009.
    There are specific membership types associated with the indicated 
disciplines open for new appointments at this time. Some members are 
appointed as SGEs as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, United 
States Code. These members are subject to Federal ethics laws and 
regulations and are required to complete a Confidential Financial 
Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450). Specifically, the following two 
discipline area vacancies will be filled by SGE appointments: In-
Patient Medical Provider and Cyber Security. OGE Form 450s or the 
information contained therein may not be released 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). Applicants can obtain this form by 
going to the Web site of the Office of Government Ethics (http://
www.oge.gov), or by contacting the National Advisory Council Program 
Office, or by contacting the FEMA Ethics Office. This information is 
provided in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT caption. Additionally, 
the Homeland Security Advisory Council position will be filled by a 
current member of the Homeland

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Security Advisory Council. All other discipline areas including: 
Emergency Management, Emergency Response, State Elected Official, Local 
Elected Official, Disability, and the three positions selected by the 
FEMA Administrator.
    Qualified individuals interested in serving on the NAC are invited 
to apply for appointment. All ethnicities and genders are encouraged to 
apply.
    The NAC assists FEMA in carrying out its missions by providing 
advice and recommendations in the development and revision of the 
national preparedness guidelines, the national preparedness system, the 
National Incident Management System, the National Response Framework, 
and other related plans and strategies. The members of the NAC are 
appointed by the Administrator of FEMA and are composed of Federal, 
State, local, tribal, and private-sector leaders and subject matter 
experts in law enforcement, fire, emergency medical services, hospital, 
public works, emergency management, State and local governments, public 
health, emergency response, standard setting and accrediting 
organizations, representatives of individuals with disabilities and 
other special needs, infrastructure protection, cyber security, 
communications, and homeland security communities.
    Qualified individuals interested in serving on the NAC are invited 
to apply for appointment by submitting a resume or Curriculum Vitae 
(CV) along with letters of recommendation to the NAC's Designated 
Federal Officer. Applicants should state for which discipline area or 
areas they are applying. Current NAC members whose terms are ending 
should notify the Designated Federal Officer of their interest in 
reappointment in lieu of submitting a new application, and should 
provide an updated resume or CV and letters of recommendation for 
consideration. The NAC meets in a plenary session approximately once 
per quarter. With respect to quarterly meetings, the NAC also holds at 
least one teleconference meeting with public call-in lines. Members 
serve without compensation from the Federal Government; however, 
consistent with the charter, they do receive travel reimbursement and 
per diem under applicable Federal travel regulations. In support of the 
policy of the Department of Homeland Security on gender and ethnic 
diversity, qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply for 
membership.

    Dated: January 29, 2009.
Nancy Ward,
Acting Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. E9-2295 Filed 2-3-09; 8:45 am]
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