Request for Nominations of Candidates To Serve on the Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women (ACBCYW), 82300 [2011-33576]

Download as PDF 82300 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 251 / Friday, December 30, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Request for Nominations of Candidates To Serve on the Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women (ACBCYW) The CDC is soliciting nominations for membership on the ACBCYW. The Committee provides advice and guidance to the Secretary, HHS; the Assistant Secretary for Health; and the Director, CDC, regarding the formative research, development, implementation and evaluation of evidence-based activities designed to prevent breast cancer (particularly among those at heightened risk) and promote the early detection and support of young women who develop the disease. The advice provided by the Committee will assist in ensuring scientific quality, timeliness, utility, and dissemination of credible appropriate messages and resource materials. Nominations are being sought for individuals who have expertise and qualifications necessary to contribute to the accomplishments of the committee’s objectives. The Secretary, HHS, acting through the Director, CDC, shall appoint to the advisory committee nominees with expertise in breast cancer, disease prevention, early detection, diagnosis, public health, social marketing, genetic screening and counseling, treatment, rehabilitation, palliative care, and survivorship in young women, or in related disciplines with a specific focus on young women. Members may be invited to serve for up to four years. The next cycle of selection of candidates will begin in the winter of 2012, for selection of potential nominees to replace members whose terms will end on October 15, 2012 and October 15, 2013 respectively. Selection of members is based on candidates’ qualifications to contribute to the accomplishment of ACBCYW objectives http://www.cdc.gov/maso/ FACM/facmACBCYW.htm. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will give close attention to equitable geographic distribution and to minority and female representation so long as the effectiveness of the Committee is not impaired. Appointments shall be made without discrimination on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, HIV status, disability, and cultural, religious, or socioeconomic status. Nominees must be U.S. citizens, and VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:02 Dec 29, 2011 Jkt 226001 cannot be full-time employees of the U.S. Government. Candidates should submit the following items: • Current curriculum vitae or resume, including complete contact information (name, affiliation, mailing address, telephone numbers, fax number, email address); • A 150 word biography for the nominee; • At least one letter of recommendation from a person(s) not employed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Candidates may submit letter(s) from current HHS employees if they wish, but at least one letter must be submitted by a person not employed by HHS. Nominations should be submitted (postmarked or received) by January 25, 2012. • Electronic submission: You may submit nominations, including attachments, electronically to acbcyw@cdc.gov. • Regular, Express or Overnight Mail: Written nominations may be submitted to the following addressee only: Temeika L. Fairley, Ph.D., c/o ACBCYW Designated Federal Officer, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway NE., Mailstop K–52, Atlanta, Georgia 30341. Telephone and facsimile submissions cannot be accepted. Nominations may be submitted by the candidate or by the person/organization recommending the candidate. Candidates invited to serve will be asked to submit the ‘‘Confidential Financial Disclosure Form for Special Government Employees Serving on Federal Advisory Committees at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.’’ This form allows CDC to determine whether there is a statutory conflict between that person’s public responsibilities as a Special Government Employee and private interests and activities, or the appearance of a lack of impartiality, as defined by Federal regulation. The form may be viewed and downloaded at http://www.usoge.gov/ forms/oge450_pdf/oge450_ accessible.pdf. This form should not be submitted as part of the nomination. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both the Centers for Disease Control and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


Request for Nominations of Candidates To Serve on the Advisory 
Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women (ACBCYW)

    The CDC is soliciting nominations for membership on the ACBCYW. The 
Committee provides advice and guidance to the Secretary, HHS; the 
Assistant Secretary for Health; and the Director, CDC, regarding the 
formative research, development, implementation and evaluation of 
evidence-based activities designed to prevent breast cancer 
(particularly among those at heightened risk) and promote the early 
detection and support of young women who develop the disease. The 
advice provided by the Committee will assist in ensuring scientific 
quality, timeliness, utility, and dissemination of credible appropriate 
messages and resource materials.
    Nominations are being sought for individuals who have expertise and 
qualifications necessary to contribute to the accomplishments of the 
committee's objectives. The Secretary, HHS, acting through the 
Director, CDC, shall appoint to the advisory committee nominees with 
expertise in breast cancer, disease prevention, early detection, 
diagnosis, public health, social marketing, genetic screening and 
counseling, treatment, rehabilitation, palliative care, and 
survivorship in young women, or in related disciplines with a specific 
focus on young women. Members may be invited to serve for up to four 
years. The next cycle of selection of candidates will begin in the 
winter of 2012, for selection of potential nominees to replace members 
whose terms will end on October 15, 2012 and October 15, 2013 
respectively.
    Selection of members is based on candidates' qualifications to 
contribute to the accomplishment of ACBCYW objectives http://www.cdc.gov/maso/FACM/facmACBCYW.htm. The U.S. Department of Health and 
Human Services will give close attention to equitable geographic 
distribution and to minority and female representation so long as the 
effectiveness of the Committee is not impaired. Appointments shall be 
made without discrimination on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, 
gender, sexual orientation, HIV status, disability, and cultural, 
religious, or socioeconomic status. Nominees must be U.S. citizens, and 
cannot be full-time employees of the U.S. Government.
    Candidates should submit the following items:
     Current curriculum vitae or resume, including complete 
contact information (name, affiliation, mailing address, telephone 
numbers, fax number, email address);
     A 150 word biography for the nominee;
     At least one letter of recommendation from a person(s) not 
employed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 
Candidates may submit letter(s) from current HHS employees if they 
wish, but at least one letter must be submitted by a person not 
employed by HHS.
    Nominations should be submitted (postmarked or received) by January 
25, 2012.
     Electronic submission: You may submit nominations, 
including attachments, electronically to acbcyw@cdc.gov.
     Regular, Express or Overnight Mail: Written nominations 
may be submitted to the following addressee only: Temeika L. Fairley, 
Ph.D., c/o ACBCYW Designated Federal Officer, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway 
NE., Mailstop K-52, Atlanta, Georgia 30341.

Telephone and facsimile submissions cannot be accepted. Nominations may 
be submitted by the candidate or by the person/organization 
recommending the candidate.
    Candidates invited to serve will be asked to submit the 
``Confidential Financial Disclosure Form for Special Government 
Employees Serving on Federal Advisory Committees at the Centers for 
Disease Control and Prevention.'' This form allows CDC to determine 
whether there is a statutory conflict between that person's public 
responsibilities as a Special Government Employee and private interests 
and activities, or the appearance of a lack of impartiality, as defined 
by Federal regulation. The form may be viewed and downloaded at http://www.usoge.gov/forms/oge450_pdf/oge450_accessible.pdf. This form 
should not be submitted as part of the nomination.
    The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been 
delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to 
announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, 
for both the Centers for Disease Control and the Agency for Toxic 
Substances and Disease Registry.

    Dated: December 23, 2011.
Ronald Ergle,
Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for 
Disease Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. 2011-33576 Filed 12-29-11; 8:45 am]
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