Request for Applicants for the Appointment to the United States-India CEO Forum, 46571-46572 [E9-21696]

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Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. BILLING CODE P VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:13 Sep 09, 2009 Jkt 217001 International Trade Administration Request for Applicants for the Appointment to the United States-India CEO Forum AGENCY: Market Access and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Attest: Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–21902 Filed 9–9–09; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE SUMMARY: In 2005, the Governments of the United States and India established the U.S.-India CEO Forum. The two sides are reconstituting the Forum, and this notice announces membership opportunities for appointment as representatives to the U.S. Section of the Forum. DATE: Applications should be received no later than October 1, 2009. ADDRESSES: Please send requests for consideration to Linda Droker and Awinash Bawle, Office of South Asia and Oceania, U.S. Department of Commerce, either by e-mail at linda.droker@mail.doc.gov and awinash.bawle@mail.doc.gov, or by mail to U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 2310, Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Droker, Director, Office of South Asia and Oceania, U.S. Department of Commerce, telephone: (202) 482–2955. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S.India CEO Forum, consisting of both private and public sector members, is expected to bring together leaders of the respective business communities of the United States and India to discuss issues of mutual interest, particularly ways to strengthen the economic and commercial ties between the two countries, and to communicate their joint recommendations to the U.S. and Indian governments. The Forum will have U.S. and Indian co-chairs; the Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs, together with the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of India, plan to co-chair the Forum. The Forum will include a Committee comprising private sector members. The Committee will be composed of two Sections, each consisting of 10–12 members from the private sector representing the views and interests of the private sector business community in the United States and India. Each government will appoint the members to its respective Section. The Committee will provide recommendations to the two governments and their senior officials PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46571 that reflect private sector views, needs, and concerns about the creation of an environment in which their respective private sectors can partner, thrive, and enhance bilateral commercial ties to expand trade and economic links between the United States and India. Candidates are currently being sought for membership on the U.S. Section of the Forum. Each candidate must be Chief Executive Officer or President (or have a comparable level of responsibility) of a U.S.-owned or controlled company that is incorporated in and has its main headquarters located in the United States and is currently doing business in both India and the United States. Each candidate also must be a U.S. citizen or otherwise legally authorized to work in the United States and be able to travel to India and locations in the United States to attend official Forum meetings as well as Section meetings on the U.S. side. In addition, the candidate may not be a registered foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. Evaluation of applications for membership in the U.S. Section by eligible individuals will be based on the following criteria: • A demonstrated commitment by the individual’s company to the Indian market either through exports or investment. • A demonstrated strong interest in India and its economic development. • The ability to offer a broad perspective and business experience to the discussions. • The ability to address cross-cutting issues that affect the entire business community. • The ability to initiate and be responsible for activities in which the Forum will be active. Members will be selected on the basis of who best will carry out the objectives of the Forum as stated under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, above. The U.S. Section of the Forum should also include members who represent a diversity of business sectors and geographic locations. To the extent possible, Section members also should represent a cross-section of small, medium, and large firms. U.S. members will receive no compensation for their participation in Forum-related activities. Individual members will be responsible for all travel and related expenses associated with their participation in the Forum, including attendance at Committee and Section meetings. It is anticipated that the first meeting will be held in late November in Washington, DC, in conjunction with senior level E:\FR\FM\10SEN1.SGM 10SEN1 46572 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 174 / Thursday, September 10, 2009 / Notices government exchanges. The U.S. and Indian Sections should be prepared to work together ahead of that time to prepare recommendations to the U.S. and Indian governments. Only appointed members may participate in official Forum meetings; substitutes and alternates will not be designated. U.S. members will normally serve for twoyear terms but may be reappointed. To be considered for membership, please submit the following information as instructed in the ADDRESSES and DATES captions above: Name and title of the individual requesting consideration; name and address of company’s headquarters; location of incorporation; size of the company; size of company’s export trade, investment, and nature of operations or interest in India; and a brief statement of why the candidate should be considered, including information about the candidate’s ability to initiate and be responsible for activities in which the Forum will be active. Applications will be considered as they are received. All candidates will be notified of whether they have been selected. Dated: September 3, 2009. Linda S. Droker, Director of the Office of South Asia and Oceania. [FR Doc. E9–21696 Filed 9–9–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DA–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XQ84 Schedules for Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops and Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public workshops. SUMMARY: NMFS announces free Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops and Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops to be held in October, November, and December of 2009. Certain fishermen and shark dealers are required to attend a workshop to meet regulatory requirements and maintain valid permits. Specifically, the Atlantic Shark Identification Workshop is mandatory for all federally permitted Atlantic shark dealers. The Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshop is mandatory for vessel VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:13 Sep 09, 2009 Jkt 217001 owners and operators who use bottom longline, pelagic longline, or gillnet gear, and have also been issued shark or swordfish limited access permits. Additional free workshops will be held in 2010 and announced in the Federal Register. DATES: The Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops will be held October 29, November 19, and December 3, 2009. The Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops will be held October 14, October 28, November 11, November 18, December 1, and December 16, 2009. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for further details. ADDRESSES: The Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops will be held in Norfolk, VA; Dania Beach, FL; and Madeira Beach, FL. The Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops will be held in Panama City, FL; Kitty Hawk, NC; Warwick, RI; Gulfport, MS; Fort Pierce, FL; and Ronkonkoma, NY. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for further details on workshop locations. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard A. Pearson by phone:(727) 824– 5399, or by fax:(727) 824–5398. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The workshop schedules, registration information, and a list of frequently asked questions regarding these workshops are posted on the internet at: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/sfa/hms/ workshops/. Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops Since December 31, 2007, Atlantic shark dealers have been prohibited from receiving, purchasing, trading, or bartering for Atlantic sharks unless a valid Atlantic Shark Identification Workshop certificate is on the premises of each business listed under the shark dealer permit which first receives Atlantic sharks (71 FR 58057; October 2, 2006). Dealers who attend and successfully complete a workshop are issued a certificate for each place of business that is permitted to receive sharks. These certificate(s) are valid for three years. Currently permitted dealers may send a proxy to an Atlantic Shark Identification Workshop. However, if a dealer opts to send a proxy, the dealer must designate a proxy for each place of business covered by the dealer’s permit which first receives Atlantic sharks. Only one certificate will be issued to each proxy. A proxy must be a person who: is currently employed by a place of business covered by the dealer’s permit; is a primary participant in the PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 identification, weighing, and/or first receipt of fish as they are offloaded from a vessel; and fills out dealer reports. Atlantic shark dealers are prohibited from renewing a Federal shark dealer permit unless a valid Atlantic Shark Identification Workshop certificate for each business location which first receives Atlantic sharks has been submitted with the permit renewal application. The certificate(s) are valid for three years. Additionally, trucks or other conveyances which are extensions of a dealer’s place of business must possess a copy of a valid dealer or proxy Atlantic Shark Identification Workshop certificate. Approximately 37 free Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops have been conducted since January 2007. Workshop Dates, Times, and Locations 1. October 29, 2009, from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., Mary D. Pretlow Anchor Branch Library (Room 1), 111 W. Ocean View Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23503. 2. November 19, 2009, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., NOVA Southeast Oceanographic Center (Modular Classroom 1), 8000 North Ocean Drive, Dania Beach, FL 33004. 3. December 3, 2009, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Madeira Beach Municipal Town Hall, 300 Municipal Drive, Madeira Beach, FL 33708. Registration To register for a scheduled Atlantic Shark Identification Workshop, please contact Eric Sander by email at esander@peoplepc.com or by phone at (386) 852–8588. Registration Materials To ensure that workshop certificates are linked to the correct permits, participants will need to bring the following items to the workshop: Atlantic shark dealer permit holders must bring proof that the individual is an agent of the business (such as articles of incorporation), a copy of the applicable permit, and proof of identification. Atlantic shark dealer proxies must bring documentation from the shark dealer acknowledging that the proxy is attending the workshop on behalf of the permitted Atlantic shark dealer for a specific business location, a copy of the appropriate permit, and proof of identification. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Request for Applicants for the Appointment to the United States-
India CEO Forum

AGENCY: Market Access and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In 2005, the Governments of the United States and India 
established the U.S.-India CEO Forum. The two sides are reconstituting 
the Forum, and this notice announces membership opportunities for 
appointment as representatives to the U.S. Section of the Forum.

DATE: Applications should be received no later than October 1, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Please send requests for consideration to Linda Droker and 
Awinash Bawle, Office of South Asia and Oceania, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, either by e-mail at linda.droker@mail.doc.gov and 
awinash.bawle@mail.doc.gov, or by mail to U.S. Department of Commerce, 
1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 2310, Washington, DC 20230.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Droker, Director, Office of 
South Asia and Oceania, U.S. Department of Commerce, telephone: (202) 
482-2955.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S.-India CEO Forum, consisting of both 
private and public sector members, is expected to bring together 
leaders of the respective business communities of the United States and 
India to discuss issues of mutual interest, particularly ways to 
strengthen the economic and commercial ties between the two countries, 
and to communicate their joint recommendations to the U.S. and Indian 
governments. The Forum will have U.S. and Indian co-chairs; the Deputy 
Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for 
International Economic Affairs, together with the Deputy Chairman of 
the Planning Commission of India, plan to co-chair the Forum. The Forum 
will include a Committee comprising private sector members. The 
Committee will be composed of two Sections, each consisting of 10-12 
members from the private sector representing the views and interests of 
the private sector business community in the United States and India. 
Each government will appoint the members to its respective Section. The 
Committee will provide recommendations to the two governments and their 
senior officials that reflect private sector views, needs, and concerns 
about the creation of an environment in which their respective private 
sectors can partner, thrive, and enhance bilateral commercial ties to 
expand trade and economic links between the United States and India.
    Candidates are currently being sought for membership on the U.S. 
Section of the Forum. Each candidate must be Chief Executive Officer or 
President (or have a comparable level of responsibility) of a U.S.-
owned or controlled company that is incorporated in and has its main 
headquarters located in the United States and is currently doing 
business in both India and the United States. Each candidate also must 
be a U.S. citizen or otherwise legally authorized to work in the United 
States and be able to travel to India and locations in the United 
States to attend official Forum meetings as well as Section meetings on 
the U.S. side. In addition, the candidate may not be a registered 
foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as 
amended.
    Evaluation of applications for membership in the U.S. Section by 
eligible individuals will be based on the following criteria:
     A demonstrated commitment by the individual's company to 
the Indian market either through exports or investment.
     A demonstrated strong interest in India and its economic 
development.
     The ability to offer a broad perspective and business 
experience to the discussions.
     The ability to address cross-cutting issues that affect 
the entire business community.
     The ability to initiate and be responsible for activities 
in which the Forum will be active.
    Members will be selected on the basis of who best will carry out 
the objectives of the Forum as stated under Supplementary Information, 
above. The U.S. Section of the Forum should also include members who 
represent a diversity of business sectors and geographic locations. To 
the extent possible, Section members also should represent a cross-
section of small, medium, and large firms.
    U.S. members will receive no compensation for their participation 
in Forum-related activities. Individual members will be responsible for 
all travel and related expenses associated with their participation in 
the Forum, including attendance at Committee and Section meetings. It 
is anticipated that the first meeting will be held in late November in 
Washington, DC, in conjunction with senior level

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government exchanges. The U.S. and Indian Sections should be prepared 
to work together ahead of that time to prepare recommendations to the 
U.S. and Indian governments. Only appointed members may participate in 
official Forum meetings; substitutes and alternates will not be 
designated. U.S. members will normally serve for two-year terms but may 
be reappointed.
    To be considered for membership, please submit the following 
information as instructed in the ADDRESSES and DATES captions above: 
Name and title of the individual requesting consideration; name and 
address of company's headquarters; location of incorporation; size of 
the company; size of company's export trade, investment, and nature of 
operations or interest in India; and a brief statement of why the 
candidate should be considered, including information about the 
candidate's ability to initiate and be responsible for activities in 
which the Forum will be active. Applications will be considered as they 
are received. All candidates will be notified of whether they have been 
selected.

    Dated: September 3, 2009.
Linda S. Droker,
Director of the Office of South Asia and Oceania.
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