Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee, 37312 [2011-16013]

Download as PDF 37312 Notices Federal Register Vol. 76, No. 123 Monday, June 27, 2011 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service [Document No. AMS–FV–11–0045] Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of Reestablishment of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee and a Request for Nominations. AGENCY: The USDA intends to reestablish the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (Committee). The purpose of the Committee is to examine the full spectrum of issues faced by the fruit and vegetable industry and provide suggestions and ideas to the Secretary of Agriculture on how USDA can tailor its programs to better meet the fruit and vegetable industry’s needs. USDA also seeks nominations of individuals to be considered for selection as Committee members. DATES: Written nominations must be received on or before July 15, 2011. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to Robert C. Keeney, Deputy Administrator, Fruit and Vegetable Programs, AMS, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 2077–S, Stop 0235, Washington, DC 20250–0235; Facsimile: (202) 720–0016. E-mail: robert.keeney@usda.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pamela Stanziani, Designated Federal Official; Phone: (202) 690–0182; E-mail: Pamela.stanziani@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. 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Membership will consist of up to twenty-five (25) members who represent the fruit and vegetable industry and will include individuals representing fruit and vegetable growers/shippers, wholesalers, brokers, retailers, processors, fresh cut processors, foodservice suppliers, state agencies involved in organic and non-organic fresh fruits and vegetables at local, regional and national levels, state departments of agriculture, and trade associations. The members of the reestablished Committee will elect the Chairperson and Vice Chairperson of the Committee. In absence of the Chairperson, the Vice-Chairperson will act in the Chairperson’s stead. The Secretary of Agriculture invites those individuals, organizations, and groups affiliated with the categories listed above to nominate individuals for membership on the reestablished Committee. Nominations should describe and document the proposed member’s qualifications for membership to the Committee, and list their name, title, address, telephone, and fax number. The Secretary of Agriculture seeks a diverse group of members representing a broad spectrum of persons interested in providing suggestions and ideas on how USDA can tailor its programs to meet the fruit and vegetable industry’s needs. Individuals who are nominated will receive necessary forms from USDA for membership. The biographical information and clearance forms must be completed and returned to USDA within 10 working days of notification, to expedite the clearance process that is required before selection of Committee PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 members by the Secretary of Agriculture. Equal opportunity practices will be followed in all appointments to the Committee in accordance with USDA policies. 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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules 
or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings 
and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, 
delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
appearing in this section.

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Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 123 / Monday, June 27, 2011 / 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service

[Document No. AMS-FV-11-0045]


Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of Reestablishment of the U.S. Department of Agriculture 
(USDA) Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee and a Request 
for Nominations.

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SUMMARY: The USDA intends to reestablish the Fruit and Vegetable 
Industry Advisory Committee (Committee). The purpose of the Committee 
is to examine the full spectrum of issues faced by the fruit and 
vegetable industry and provide suggestions and ideas to the Secretary 
of Agriculture on how USDA can tailor its programs to better meet the 
fruit and vegetable industry's needs. USDA also seeks nominations of 
individuals to be considered for selection as Committee members.

DATES: Written nominations must be received on or before July 15, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to Robert C. Keeney, Deputy 
Administrator, Fruit and Vegetable Programs, AMS, USDA, 1400 
Independence Avenue, SW., Room 2077-S, Stop 0235, Washington, DC 20250-
0235; Facsimile: (202) 720-0016. E-mail: robert.keeney@usda.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pamela Stanziani, Designated Federal 
Official; Phone: (202) 690-0182; E-mail: Pamela.stanziani@usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given that the Secretary 
of Agriculture intends to reestablish the Fruit and Vegetable Industry 
Advisory Committee for two years. The purpose of the Committee is to 
examine the full spectrum of issues faced by the fruit and vegetable 
industry and provide suggestions and ideas to the Secretary on how USDA 
can tailor its programs to better meet the fruit and vegetable 
industry's needs. The Deputy Administrator of the Agricultural 
Marketing Service's Fruit and Vegetable Programs will serve as the 
Committee's Executive Secretary. Representatives from USDA mission 
areas and agencies affecting the fruit and vegetable industry will be 
called upon to participate in the Committee's meetings as determined by 
the Committee Chairperson.
    Industry members will be appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture 
and serve 2-3 year terms. Membership will consist of up to twenty-five 
(25) members who represent the fruit and vegetable industry and will 
include individuals representing fruit and vegetable growers/shippers, 
wholesalers, brokers, retailers, processors, fresh cut processors, 
foodservice suppliers, state agencies involved in organic and non-
organic fresh fruits and vegetables at local, regional and national 
levels, state departments of agriculture, and trade associations. The 
members of the reestablished Committee will elect the Chairperson and 
Vice Chairperson of the Committee. In absence of the Chairperson, the 
Vice-Chairperson will act in the Chairperson's stead.
    The Secretary of Agriculture invites those individuals, 
organizations, and groups affiliated with the categories listed above 
to nominate individuals for membership on the reestablished Committee. 
Nominations should describe and document the proposed member's 
qualifications for membership to the Committee, and list their name, 
title, address, telephone, and fax number. The Secretary of Agriculture 
seeks a diverse group of members representing a broad spectrum of 
persons interested in providing suggestions and ideas on how USDA can 
tailor its programs to meet the fruit and vegetable industry's needs.
    Individuals who are nominated will receive necessary forms from 
USDA for membership. The biographical information and clearance forms 
must be completed and returned to USDA within 10 working days of 
notification, to expedite the clearance process that is required before 
selection of Committee members by the Secretary of Agriculture.
    Equal opportunity practices will be followed in all appointments to 
the Committee in accordance with USDA policies. To ensure that the 
recommendations of the Committee have taken into account the needs of 
the diverse groups served by USDA, membership shall include, to the 
extent practicable, individuals with demonstrated ability to represent 
minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and limited resource 
agriculture producers.

    Dated: June 21, 2011.
Rayne Pegg,
Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-16013 Filed 6-24-11; 8:45 am]
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