Request for Applicants for the Appointment to the United States-Brazil CEO Forum, 65696-65697 [2011-27115]

Download as PDF 65696 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 205 / Monday, October 24, 2011 / Notices Dated: October 11, 2011. Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2011–27449 Filed 10–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Battelle Energy Alliance, et al.; Notice of Consolidated Decision on Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Electron Microscope This is a decision consolidated pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89–651, as amended by Pub. L. 106– 36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301). Related records can be viewed between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. in Room 3720, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. Docket Number: 11–056. Applicant: Battelle Energy Alliance, Idaho Falls, ID 83415. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. Intended Use: See notice at 76 FR 56156, September 12, 2011. Docket Number: 11–057. Applicant: Battelle Energy Alliance, Idaho Falls, ID 83415. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: See notice at 76 FR 56156, September 12, 2011. Docket Number: 11–058. Applicant: University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. Intended Use: See notice at 76 FR 56156, September 12, 2011. Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. No instrument of equivalent scientific value to the foreign instrument, for such purposes as these instruments are intended to be used, was being manufactured in the United States at the time the instruments were ordered. Reasons: Each foreign instrument is an electron microscope and is intended for research or scientific educational uses requiring an electron microscope. We know of no electron microscope, or any other instrument suited to these purposes, which was being manufactured in the United States at the time of order of each instrument. BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:34 Oct 21, 2011 Jkt 226001 Request for Applicants for the Appointment to the United StatesBrazil CEO Forum International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. International Trade Administration [FR Doc. 2011–27456 Filed 10–21–11; 8:45 am] International Trade Administration AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Dated: October 18, 2011. Gregory W. Campbell, Director, Subsidies Enforcement Office, Import Administration. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE In March 2007, the Governments of the United States and Brazil established the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum. This notice announces membership opportunities for up to three individuals for appointment as American representatives to the current U.S. Section of the Forum. The current U.S. Section term will expire on August 12, 2013. DATES: Applications should be received no later than November 4, 2011. ADDRESSES: Please send requests for consideration to Lorrie Fussell, Office of South America, U.S. Department of Commerce, either by e-mail at lorrie.fussell@trade.gov or by mail to U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 3203, Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lorrie Fussell, Office of South America, U.S. Department of Commerce, telephone: (202) 482–4157. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of Commerce and the Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs, together with the Planalto Casa Civil Minister (Presidential Chief of Staff) and the Brazilian Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, co-chair the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum, pursuant to the Terms of Reference signed in March 2007 by the U.S. and Brazilian governments, which set forth the objectives and structure of the Forum. The Terms of Reference may be viewed at: http://trade.gov/press/press_releases/ 2007/brazilceo_02.asp. The Forum, consisting of both private and public sector members, brings together leaders of the respective business communities of the United States and Brazil to discuss issues of mutual interest, particularly ways to strengthen the economic and commercial ties between the two countries. The Forum consists of the U.S. and Brazilian co-chairs and a Committee comprised of private sector members. The Committee will be composed of two Sections, each consisting of ten to twelve members from the private sector, representing the views and interests of the private sector SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 business community in the United States and Brazil. Each government appoints the members to its respective Section. The Committee provides recommendations to the two governments that reflect private sector views, needs and concerns regarding the creation of an economic environment in which their respective private sectors can partner, thrive and enhance bilateral commercial ties to expand trade between the United States and Brazil. Candidates are currently sought to fill up to three current vacancies on the U.S. Section of the Forum. Each candidate must be the 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 in the United States and that is currently doing business in both Brazil and the United States. Each candidate also must be a U.S. citizen or otherwise legally authorized to work in the United States and able to travel to Brazil and locations in the United States to attend official Forum meetings as well as independent U.S. Section and Committee meetings. In addition, the candidate may not be a registered foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. Applicants may not be federallyregistered lobbyists, and, if appointed, will not be allowed to continue to serve as members of the U.S. Section of the Committee if the member becomes a federally-registered lobbyist. 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 Brazilian market either through exports or investment. —A demonstrated strong interest in Brazil 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 will best carry out the objectives of the Forum as stated in the Terms of Reference establishing the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum. The U.S. Section of the Forum should also include members that represent a diversity of business sectors and geographic locations. To the extent possible, U.S. Section members E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 205 / Monday, October 24, 2011 / Notices 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. 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(s) and title(s) of the individual(s) requesting consideration; name and address of company’s headquarters; location for incorporation; size of the company; size of company’s export trade, investment, and nature of operations or interest in Brazil; an affirmative statement that the applicant is not a federally-registered lobbyist, and that the applicant understands that if appointed, the applicant will not be allowed to continue to serve as a member of the U.S. Section of the Forum if the applicant becomes a federally registered lobbyist; 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: October 14, 2011. Anne Driscoll, Director for the Office of South America. [FR Doc. 2011–27115 Filed 10–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–M DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA772 Marine Mammals; File No. 16685 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Thomas A. Jefferson, PhD, Clymene Enterprises, 5495 Camino Playa Malaga, San Diego, CA 92124, has applied in due form for a permit to conduct SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:34 Oct 21, 2011 Jkt 226001 research on nine cetacean species off the California coast. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or e-mail comments must be received on or before November 23, 2011. ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for review by selecting ‘‘Records Open for Public Comment’’ from the Features box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) home page, https:// apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File No. 16685 from the list of available applications. These documents are also available upon written request or by appointment in the following offices: Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427–8401; fax (301) 713–0376; and Southwest Region, NMFS, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 4200, Long Beach, CA 90802–4213; phone (562) 980–4001; fax (562) 980–4018. Written comments on this application should be submitted to the Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, at the address listed above. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713–0376, or by email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include the File No. in the subject line of the e-mail comment. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request to the Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division at the address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this application would be appropriate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laura Morse or Carrie Hubard, (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216). The proposed permit would authorize research on the population biology and the impacts of Navy training operations on California stocks of nine cetacean species including bottlenose (Tursiops truncatus), Risso’s (Grampus griseus), short-beaked common (Delphinus delphis), long-beaked common (D. capensis), Pacific white-sided (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens), and northern right whale dolphins (Lissodelphis borealis); killer whale (Orcinus orca, excluding Southern resident stock); Dall’s porpoise (Phocoenoides dalli) and harbor PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65697 porpoise (Phocoena phocoena). The study would also examine impacts of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in coastal bottlenose dolphins along the California coast. Research would occur primarily in the waters of the Southern California Bight (San Diego area), Monterey Bay, and San Francisco Bay areas. For each stock, up to 2,400 individuals may be approached annually for photo-identification and behavioral studies and up to 60 individuals may be biopsy sampled over the life of the permit. The permit would be valid for a period of five years. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of the application to the Marine Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors. Dated: October 19, 2011. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–27472 Filed 10–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA765 Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Fisheries; 2012 Cage Tags National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of vendor to provide fishing year 2012 cage tags. AGENCY: NMFS informs surfclam and ocean quahog individual transferable quota (ITQ) allocation holders that they will be required to purchase their fishing year 2012 (January 1, 2012– December 31, 2012) cage tags from the National Band and Tag Company. The intent of this notice is to comply with regulations for the Atlantic surfclam and ocean quahog fisheries and to promote efficient distribution of cage tags. ADDRESSES: Written inquiries may be sent to: Regional Administrator, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 205 (Monday, October 24, 2011)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


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

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In March 2007, the Governments of the United States and Brazil 
established the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum. This notice announces membership 
opportunities for up to three individuals for appointment as American 
representatives to the current U.S. Section of the Forum. The current 
U.S. Section term will expire on August 12, 2013.

DATES: Applications should be received no later than November 4, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Please send requests for consideration to Lorrie Fussell, 
Office of South America, U.S. Department of Commerce, either by e-mail 
at lorrie.fussell@trade.gov or by mail to U.S. Department of Commerce, 
1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 3203, Washington, DC 20230.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lorrie Fussell, Office of South 
America, U.S. Department of Commerce, telephone: (202) 482-4157.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of Commerce and the Deputy 
Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for 
International Economic Affairs, together with the Planalto Casa Civil 
Minister (Presidential Chief of Staff) and the Brazilian Minister of 
Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, co-chair the U.S.-Brazil CEO 
Forum, pursuant to the Terms of Reference signed in March 2007 by the 
U.S. and Brazilian governments, which set forth the objectives and 
structure of the Forum. The Terms of Reference may be viewed at: http://trade.gov/press/press_releases/2007/brazilceo_02.asp. The Forum, 
consisting of both private and public sector members, brings together 
leaders of the respective business communities of the United States and 
Brazil to discuss issues of mutual interest, particularly ways to 
strengthen the economic and commercial ties between the two countries. 
The Forum consists of the U.S. and Brazilian co-chairs and a Committee 
comprised of private sector members. The Committee will be composed of 
two Sections, each consisting of ten to twelve members from the private 
sector, representing the views and interests of the private sector 
business community in the United States and Brazil. Each government 
appoints the members to its respective Section. The Committee provides 
recommendations to the two governments that reflect private sector 
views, needs and concerns regarding the creation of an economic 
environment in which their respective private sectors can partner, 
thrive and enhance bilateral commercial ties to expand trade between 
the United States and Brazil.
    Candidates are currently sought to fill up to three current 
vacancies on the U.S. Section of the Forum. Each candidate must be the 
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 in the United States and 
that is currently doing business in both Brazil and the United States. 
Each candidate also must be a U.S. citizen or otherwise legally 
authorized to work in the United States and able to travel to Brazil 
and locations in the United States to attend official Forum meetings as 
well as independent U.S. Section and Committee meetings. In addition, 
the candidate may not be a registered foreign agent under the Foreign 
Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. Applicants may not be 
federally-registered lobbyists, and, if appointed, will not be allowed 
to continue to serve as members of the U.S. Section of the Committee if 
the member becomes a federally-registered lobbyist.
    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 
Brazilian market either through exports or investment.
--A demonstrated strong interest in Brazil 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 will best carry out 
the objectives of the Forum as stated in the Terms of Reference 
establishing the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum. The U.S. Section of the Forum 
should also include members that represent a diversity of business 
sectors and geographic locations. To the extent possible, U.S. Section 
members

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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. 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(s) and title(s) of the individual(s) requesting consideration; 
name and address of company's headquarters; location for incorporation; 
size of the company; size of company's export trade, investment, and 
nature of operations or interest in Brazil; an affirmative statement 
that the applicant is not a federally-registered lobbyist, and that the 
applicant understands that if appointed, the applicant will not be 
allowed to continue to serve as a member of the U.S. Section of the 
Forum if the applicant becomes a federally registered lobbyist; 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: October 14, 2011.
Anne Driscoll,
Director for the Office of South America.
[FR Doc. 2011-27115 Filed 10-21-11; 8:45 am]
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