Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; Nominations for Vacancies, 44047-44048 [2011-18480]

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[FR Doc. 2011–18479 Filed 7–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employee Benefits Security Administration Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; Nominations for Vacancies Section 512 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 88 Stat. 895, 29 U.S.C. 1142, provides for the establishment of an Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans (the Council), which is to consist of 15 members to be appointed by the Secretary of Labor (the Secretary) as follows: Three representatives of employee organizations (at least one of whom shall be a representative of an organization whose members are participants in a multiemployer plan); three representatives of employers (at least one of whom shall be a representative of employers maintaining or contributing to multiemployer plans); one representative each from the fields of insurance, corporate trust, actuarial counseling, investment counseling, investment management, and accounting; and three representatives from the general public (one of whom shall be a person representing those receiving benefits from a pension plan). No more than eight members of the Council shall be members of the same political party. Council members shall be persons qualified to appraise the programs instituted under ERISA. Appointments E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 44048 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 141 / Friday, July 22, 2011 / Notices are for terms of three years. The prescribed duties of the Council are to advise the Secretary with respect to the carrying out of his or her functions under ERISA, and to submit to the Secretary, or his or her designee, recommendations with respect thereto. The Council will meet at least four times each year. The terms of five members of the Council expire on November 14, 2011. The groups or fields they represent are as follows: (1) Employee organizations; (2) employers; (3) investment management; (4) corporate trust; and (5) the general public. The Department of Labor is committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and seeks a broadbased and diverse ERISA Advisory Council. Accordingly, notice is hereby given that any person or organization desiring to nominate one or more individuals for appointment to the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans, to represent any of the groups or fields specified in the preceding paragraph, may submit nominations to Larry Good, ERISA Advisory Council Executive Secretary, Frances Perkins Building, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Suite N– 5623, Washington, DC 20210, or to good.larry@dol.gov. Nominations (including supporting nominations) must be received on or before September 16, 2011. Please allow three weeks for regular mail delivery to the Department of Labor. Nominations may be in the form of a letter, resolution or petition, signed by the person making the nomination or, in the case of a nomination by an organization, by an authorized representative of the organization. Nominations should: • State the person’s qualifications to serve on the Advisory Council. • State that the candidate will accept appointment to the Council if offered. • Include the position for which the nominee is nominated. • Include the nominee’s full name, work affiliation, mailing address, phone number, and e-mail address. • Include the nominator’s full name, mailing address, phone number, and email address. • Include the nominator’s signature, whether sent by e-mail or otherwise. In selecting ERISA Advisory Council members, the Secretary of Labor will consider individuals nominated in response to this Federal Register notice, as well as other qualified individuals. Nominees will be contacted to provide information on their political affiliation and their status as registered lobbyists. Nominees should be aware of VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:59 Jul 21, 2011 Jkt 223001 the time commitment for attending meetings and actively participating in the work of the Council. Historically, this has meant a commitment of 15–20 days per year. Signed at Washington, DC, this 18th day of July, 2011. Michael L. Davis, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–18480 Filed 7–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION Sunshine Act Meeting; Notice of Matter To Be Deleted From the Agenda of a Previously Announced Agency Meeting Federal Register CITATION OF PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENT: July 19, 2011 (76 FR 42736). TIME AND DATE: 10 a.m., Thursday, July 21, 2011. PLACE: Board Room, 7th Floor, Room 7047, 1775 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314–3428. STATUS: Open. Matter To Be Deleted 1. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 141 (Friday, July 22, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 44047-44048]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-18480]


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 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employee Benefits Security Administration


Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; 
Nominations for Vacancies

    Section 512 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 
(ERISA), 88 Stat. 895, 29 U.S.C. 1142, provides for the establishment 
of an Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans 
(the Council), which is to consist of 15 members to be appointed by the 
Secretary of Labor (the Secretary) as follows: Three representatives of 
employee organizations (at least one of whom shall be a representative 
of an organization whose members are participants in a multiemployer 
plan); three representatives of employers (at least one of whom shall 
be a representative of employers maintaining or contributing to 
multiemployer plans); one representative each from the fields of 
insurance, corporate trust, actuarial counseling, investment 
counseling, investment management, and accounting; and three 
representatives from the general public (one of whom shall be a person 
representing those receiving benefits from a pension plan). No more 
than eight members of the Council shall be members of the same 
political party.
    Council members shall be persons qualified to appraise the programs 
instituted under ERISA. Appointments

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are for terms of three years. The prescribed duties of the Council are 
to advise the Secretary with respect to the carrying out of his or her 
functions under ERISA, and to submit to the Secretary, or his or her 
designee, recommendations with respect thereto. The Council will meet 
at least four times each year.
    The terms of five members of the Council expire on November 14, 
2011. The groups or fields they represent are as follows: (1) Employee 
organizations; (2) employers; (3) investment management; (4) corporate 
trust; and (5) the general public. The Department of Labor is committed 
to equal opportunity in the workplace and seeks a broad-based and 
diverse ERISA Advisory Council.
    Accordingly, notice is hereby given that any person or organization 
desiring to nominate one or more individuals for appointment to the 
Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans, to 
represent any of the groups or fields specified in the preceding 
paragraph, may submit nominations to Larry Good, ERISA Advisory Council 
Executive Secretary, Frances Perkins Building, U.S. Department of 
Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Suite N-5623, Washington, DC 
20210, or to good.larry@dol.gov. Nominations (including supporting 
nominations) must be received on or before September 16, 2011. Please 
allow three weeks for regular mail delivery to the Department of Labor. 
Nominations may be in the form of a letter, resolution or petition, 
signed by the person making the nomination or, in the case of a 
nomination by an organization, by an authorized representative of the 
organization.
    Nominations should:
     State the person's qualifications to serve on the Advisory 
Council.
     State that the candidate will accept appointment to the 
Council if offered.
     Include the position for which the nominee is nominated.
     Include the nominee's full name, work affiliation, mailing 
address, phone number, and e-mail address.
     Include the nominator's full name, mailing address, phone 
number, and e-mail address.
     Include the nominator's signature, whether sent by e-mail 
or otherwise.
    In selecting ERISA Advisory Council members, the Secretary of Labor 
will consider individuals nominated in response to this Federal 
Register notice, as well as other qualified individuals.
    Nominees will be contacted to provide information on their 
political affiliation and their status as registered lobbyists. 
Nominees should be aware of the time commitment for attending meetings 
and actively participating in the work of the Council. Historically, 
this has meant a commitment of 15-20 days per year.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 18th day of July, 2011.
Michael L. Davis,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 2011-18480 Filed 7-21-11; 8:45 am]
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