Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committee; Defense Business Board, 3210-3211 [2010-855]

Download as PDF 3210 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 12 / Wednesday, January 20, 2010 / Notices Participation Requirements Selection Criteria for Participation All parties interested in participating in the U.S. Aerospace Business Development Mission to Canada must complete and submit an application form for consideration by the Department of Commerce. All applicants will be evaluated on their ability to satisfy the selection criteria as outlined below. A minimum of 10 and maximum of 15 companies will be selected on a first come-first served basis. Selection will be based on the following criteria: • Suitability of the company’s products or services for the Canadian aerospace market. • Applicant’s potential for business in Canada, including the likelihood of exports resulting from the mission. • Consistency in the applicant’s goals and objectives with the stated scope of the mission. 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Applications received after February 12, 2010, will be considered only if space and scheduling constraints permit. Applications will be available online on the mission Web site at: http:// www.buyusa.gov/Canada. Contacts Gina Bento, Commercial Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service, P.O. Box 65 Desjardins Station, Montreal, QC H5B 1G1. Tel: 514–908–3660. E-mail: Gina.Bento@mail.doc.gov. Sean Timmins, Global Trade Programs, Commercial Service Trade Missions Program. [FR Doc. 2010–929 Filed 1–19–10; 8:45 am] Building Museum, Suite 312, Judiciary Square, 401 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20001–2728. Items of discussion may include buildings, parks and memorials. Draft agendas and additional information regarding the Commission are available on our Web site: http:// www.cfa.gov. Inquiries regarding the agenda and requests to submit written or oral statements should be addressed to Thomas Luebke, Secretary, U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, at the above address or call 202–504–2200. Individuals requiring sign language interpretation for the hearing impaired should contact the Secretary at least 10 days before the meeting date. Dated January 11, 2010 in Washington, DC. Thomas Luebke, AIA, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2010–874 Filed 1–19–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6330–01–M CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting Notice TIME AND DATE: Wednesday, January 20, 2010, 2 p.m.–4 p.m. PLACE: Hearing Room 420, Bethesda Towers, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, Maryland. STATUS: Closed to the Public. Matter To Be Considered Compliance Weekly/Monthly Report—Commission Briefing. The staff will brief the Commission on various compliance matters. For a recorded message containing the latest agenda information, call (301) 504–7948. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Todd A. Stevenson, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814 (301) 504–7923. Dated: January 12, 2010. Todd A. Stevenson, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2010–883 Filed 1–19–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6355–01–M BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE COMMISSION OF FINE ARTS Office of the Secretary Notice of Meeting The next meeting of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts is scheduled for 21 January 2010, at 10 a.m. in the Commission offices at the National PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committee; Defense Business Board AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\20JAN1.SGM Department of Defense (DoD). 20JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 12 / Wednesday, January 20, 2010 / Notices ACTION: Renewal of Federal advisory committee. pwalker on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C. Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.50, the Department of Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for the Defense Business Board (hereafter referred to as the Board). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Deputy Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–601–6128. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board is a discretionary federal advisory committee established to examine and advise on overall management and governance of the Department of Defense. The Board shall provide the Secretary of Defense and the Deputy Secretary of Defense independent advice and recommendations on effective strategies for the implementation of best business practices on matters of interest to the Department of Defense. The Board’s membership shall not exceed twenty five. Members should have a proven track record of sound judgment in leading or governing large, complex private sector corporations or entities and a wealth of top-level, global business experience in the areas of executive management, corporate governance, audit and finance, human resources and compensation, economics, technology and healthcare. The Board members, to include the Board’s chairperson, shall be appointed by the Secretary of Defense, and their appointments will be renewed on an annual basis. Those members, who are not full-time or permanent part-time federal officers or employees, shall be appointed as experts and consultants under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109, and serve as special government employees. With the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, Board members shall serve without compensation. The Chairperson of the Defense Policy Board and the Defense Science Board shall serve as non-voting ex-officio members of the Board. The Director of the Office of Management and Budget and the Comptroller General of the General Accounting Office shall serve as nonvoting observers of the Board. The Secretary of Defense may invite other distinguished U.S. Government officers to serve as non-voting observers of the board, and appoint consultants, VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:06 Jan 19, 2010 Jkt 220001 with special expertise, to assist the Board on an ad hoc basis. In addition, the Secretary of Defense may appoint experts and consultants, with special expertise, to assist the Board on an ad hoc basic. These experts and consultants, appointed under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109, shall serve as special government employees; however, they shall have no voting rights on the Board. Non-voting ex-officio members, nonvoting observers and those non-voting experts and consultants appointed by the Secretary of Defense shall not count toward the Board’s total membership. With DoD approval, the Board is authorized to establish subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission. These subcommittees or working groups shall operate under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and other appropriate Federal statutes and regulations. Such subcommittees or workgroups shall not work independently of the chartered Board, and shall report all their recommendations and advice to the Board for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees or workgroups have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the chartered Board nor can they report directly to the Department of Defense or any Federal officers or employees who are not Board members. Subcommittee members, who are not Task Force members, shall be appointed in the same manner as the Task Force members. The Board shall meet at the call of the Board’s Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the Chairperson. The estimated number of Board meetings is four per year. The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to DoD policy, shall be a fulltime or permanent part-time DoD employee, and shall be appointed in accordance with established DoD policies and procedures. In addition, the Designated Federal Officer is required to be in attendance at all meetings, however, in the absence of the Designated Federal Officer, the Alternate Designated Federal Officer shall attend the meeting. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the Defense Business Board membership about the Board’s mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3211 of planned meeting of the Defense Business Board. 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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 12 (Wednesday, January 20, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3210-3211]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-855]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committee; 
Defense Business Board

AGENCY: Department of Defense (DoD).

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ACTION: Renewal of Federal advisory committee.

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SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 
1972 (5 U.S.C. Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine 
Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.50, the 
Department of Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for 
the Defense Business Board (hereafter referred to as the Board).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Deputy Committee 
Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703-601-6128.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board is a discretionary federal 
advisory committee established to examine and advise on overall 
management and governance of the Department of Defense.
    The Board shall provide the Secretary of Defense and the Deputy 
Secretary of Defense independent advice and recommendations on 
effective strategies for the implementation of best business practices 
on matters of interest to the Department of Defense.
    The Board's membership shall not exceed twenty five. Members should 
have a proven track record of sound judgment in leading or governing 
large, complex private sector corporations or entities and a wealth of 
top-level, global business experience in the areas of executive 
management, corporate governance, audit and finance, human resources 
and compensation, economics, technology and healthcare.
    The Board members, to include the Board's chairperson, shall be 
appointed by the Secretary of Defense, and their appointments will be 
renewed on an annual basis. Those members, who are not full-time or 
permanent part-time federal officers or employees, shall be appointed 
as experts and consultants under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109, and 
serve as special government employees. With the exception of travel and 
per diem for official travel, Board members shall serve without 
compensation.
    The Chairperson of the Defense Policy Board and the Defense Science 
Board shall serve as non-voting ex-officio members of the Board.
    The Director of the Office of Management and Budget and the 
Comptroller General of the General Accounting Office shall serve as 
non-voting observers of the Board.
    The Secretary of Defense may invite other distinguished U.S. 
Government officers to serve as non-voting observers of the board, and 
appoint consultants, with special expertise, to assist the Board on an 
ad hoc basis. In addition, the Secretary of Defense may appoint experts 
and consultants, with special expertise, to assist the Board on an ad 
hoc basic. These experts and consultants, appointed under the authority 
of 5 U.S.C. 3109, shall serve as special government employees; however, 
they shall have no voting rights on the Board.
    Non-voting ex-officio members, non-voting observers and those non-
voting experts and consultants appointed by the Secretary of Defense 
shall not count toward the Board's total membership.
    With DoD approval, the Board is authorized to establish 
subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission. These 
subcommittees or working groups shall operate under the provisions of 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Government in the 
Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and other appropriate 
Federal statutes and regulations.
    Such subcommittees or workgroups shall not work independently of 
the chartered Board, and shall report all their recommendations and 
advice to the Board for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees 
or workgroups have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the 
chartered Board nor can they report directly to the Department of 
Defense or any Federal officers or employees who are not Board members.
    Subcommittee members, who are not Task Force members, shall be 
appointed in the same manner as the Task Force members.
    The Board shall meet at the call of the Board's Designated Federal 
Officer, in consultation with the Chairperson. The estimated number of 
Board meetings is four per year.
    The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to DoD policy, shall be a 
full-time or permanent part-time DoD employee, and shall be appointed 
in accordance with established DoD policies and procedures. In 
addition, the Designated Federal Officer is required to be in 
attendance at all meetings, however, in the absence of the Designated 
Federal Officer, the Alternate Designated Federal Officer shall attend 
the meeting.
    Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140, the public or 
interested organizations may submit written statements to the Defense 
Business Board membership about the Board's mission and functions. 
Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the 
stated agenda of planned meeting of the Defense Business Board.
    All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal 
Officer for the Defense Business Board, and this individual will ensure 
that the written statements are provided to the membership for their 
consideration. Contact information for the Defense Business Board 
Designated Federal Officer can be obtained from the GSA's FACA 
Database--https://www.fido.gov/facadatabase/public.asp.
    The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.150, will 
announce planned meetings of the Defense Business Board. The Designated 
Federal Officer, at that time, may provide additional guidance on the 
submission of written statements that are in response to the stated 
agenda for the planned meeting in question.

    Dated: January 13, 2010.
Mitchell S. Bryman,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2010-855 Filed 1-19-10; 8:45 am]
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