Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Minority Business Enterprise, 71514 [2011-29865]

Download as PDF 71514 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 223 / Friday, November 18, 2011 / Notices Dated: November 4, 2011. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–29491 Filed 11–17–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–M DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Minority Business Development Agency Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Minority Business Enterprise Minority Business Development Agency, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an Open Meeting. AGENCY: The National Advisory Council for Minority Business Enterprise (NACMBE) will hold its fourth meeting to discuss the work of the three subcommittees and deliverables to fulfill the NACMBE’s charter mandate. The agenda may change to accommodate Council business. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on Monday, December 12, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held at the Grand Hyatt New York, Park Avenue at Grand Central Station, 109 East 42nd Street New York, NY 10017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Demetria Gallagher, National Director’s Office, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), U.S. Department of Commerce at (202) 482–1624, email: dgallagher@mbda.gov. DATES: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Secretary of Commerce established the NACMBE pursuant to his discretionary authority and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 2) on April 28, 2010. The NACMBE is to provide the Secretary of Commerce with recommendations from the private sector on a broad range of policy issues that affect minority businesses and their ability to access successfully the domestic and global marketplace. Topics to be considered: During the meeting the three subcommittees will report on their work and the Council will discuss and deliberate on possible recommendations. The Subcommittee topics include: (1) Definition of Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) and MBDA’s role, (2) Creation of an MBE Forum, and (3) Strategic Alliances & Exports. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:44 Nov 17, 2011 Jkt 226001 Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. Public seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting must notify Demetria Gallagher at the contact information above by 5 p.m. EST on Thursday, December 1, 2011, to preregister. Please specify any requests for reasonable accommodation at least ten (10) business days in advance of the meeting. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may not be possible to fulfill. A limited amount of time, in the afternoon, will be available for pertinent brief oral comments from members of the public attending the meeting. Any member of the public may submit pertinent written comments concerning affairs of the NACMBE at http:// www.mbda.gov/main/nacmbe-submitcomments. To be considered during the meeting, comments must be received no later than 5 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, to ensure transmission to the Council prior to the meeting. Comments received after that date will be distributed to the members but may not be considered at the meeting. This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Demetria Gallagher, at (202) 482–1624, or dgallagher@mbda.gov, at least ten (10) days before the meeting date. Copies of the NACMBE open meeting minutes will be available to the public upon request. Dated: November 14, 2011. David A. Hinson, National Director, Minority Business Development Agency. [FR Doc. 2011–29865 Filed 11–17–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–21–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Board of Overseers National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Open Meeting. AGENCY: The Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Board of Overseers) will meet in open session on December 13, 2011. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and review information received from the National Institute of Standards and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Technology and from the Chair of the Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The agenda will include: Report from the Judges’ Panel, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (BPEP) Update, Baldrige Fellows Program Status Report, Baldrige Program Changes in 2011, and Recommendations for the NIST Director. The meeting will convene December 13, 2011, at 8:30 a.m. and adjourn at 3 p.m. on December 13, 2011. DATES: The meeting will be held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Advanced Chemical Sciences Laboratory (Building 227), Room A302, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899. Please note admittance instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of the notice. ADDRESSES: Dr. Harry Hertz, Director, BPEP, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899, telephone number (301) 975–2361. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., the Board of Overseers will meet in open session on December 13, 2011. The Board of Overseers is composed of 11 members prominent in the fields of quality, innovation, and performance management and appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, assembled to advise the Secretary of Commerce on the conduct of the Baldrige Award. The agenda will include: Report from the Judges’ Panel, BPEP Update, Baldrige Fellows Program Status Report, Baldrige Program Changes in 2011, and Recommendations for the NIST Director. All visitors to the National Institute of Standards and Technology site will have to pre-register to be admitted. Please submit your name, time of arrival, email address and phone number to Diane Harrison no later than Wednesday, December 8, 2011, and she will provide you with instructions for admittance. Non-U.S. citizens must also submit their passport number, country of citizenship, title, employer/sponsor, address and telephone. Ms. Harrison’s email address is diane.harrison@nist.gov and her phone number is (301) 975–2361. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Minority Business Development Agency


Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Minority Business 
Enterprise

AGENCY: Minority Business Development Agency, U.S. Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of an Open Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The National Advisory Council for Minority Business Enterprise 
(NACMBE) will hold its fourth meeting to discuss the work of the three 
subcommittees and deliverables to fulfill the NACMBE's charter mandate. 
The agenda may change to accommodate Council business.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, December 12, 2011 from 9 
a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time (ET).

ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held at the Grand Hyatt New York, Park 
Avenue at Grand Central Station, 109 East 42nd Street New York, NY 
10017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Demetria Gallagher, National 
Director's Office, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), U.S. 
Department of Commerce at (202) 482-1624, email: dgallagher@mbda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background: The Secretary of Commerce established the NACMBE 
pursuant to his discretionary authority and in accordance with the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 2) on April 
28, 2010. The NACMBE is to provide the Secretary of Commerce with 
recommendations from the private sector on a broad range of policy 
issues that affect minority businesses and their ability to access 
successfully the domestic and global marketplace.
    Topics to be considered: During the meeting the three subcommittees 
will report on their work and the Council will discuss and deliberate 
on possible recommendations. The Subcommittee topics include: (1) 
Definition of Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) and MBDA's role, (2) 
Creation of an MBE Forum, and (3) Strategic Alliances & Exports.
    Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. Public 
seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. 
Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting must notify 
Demetria Gallagher at the contact information above by 5 p.m. EST on 
Thursday, December 1, 2011, to preregister. Please specify any requests 
for reasonable accommodation at least ten (10) business days in advance 
of the meeting. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may not be 
possible to fulfill.
    A limited amount of time, in the afternoon, will be available for 
pertinent brief oral comments from members of the public attending the 
meeting. Any member of the public may submit pertinent written comments 
concerning affairs of the NACMBE at http://www.mbda.gov/main/nacmbe-submit-comments. To be considered during the meeting, comments must be 
received no later than 5 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, to 
ensure transmission to the Council prior to the meeting. Comments 
received after that date will be distributed to the members but may not 
be considered at the meeting.
    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Demetria Gallagher, at (202) 482-1624, or 
dgallagher@mbda.gov, at least ten (10) days before the meeting date.
    Copies of the NACMBE open meeting minutes will be available to the 
public upon request.

    Dated: November 14, 2011.
David A. Hinson,
National Director, Minority Business Development Agency.
[FR Doc. 2011-29865 Filed 11-17-11; 8:45 am]
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