Sunshine Act Meetings, 15969 [2013-05919]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 49 / Wednesday, March 13, 2013 / Notices The NAC will meet in person approximately three times a year. Members may be reimbursed for travel and per diem, and all travel for Council business must be approved in advance by the Designated Federal Officer. NAC members are expected to serve on one of the four NAC Subcommittees, which regularly meet by teleconference between the in person meetings. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other nonmerit factor. DHS strives to achieve a widely diverse candidate pool for all of its recruitment actions. Registered lobbyists and current FEMA employees, Disaster Assistance Employees, Reservists, Contractors, and potential Contractors will not be considered for membership. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2013–05659 Filed 3–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–48–P INTER-AMERICAN FOUNDATION mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Sunshine Act Meetings Inter-American Foundation Board Meeting. TIME AND DATE: March 25, 2013, 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. PLACE: 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., 12th floor north, Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20004. STATUS: Open session. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: D Approval of the Minutes of the December 10, 2012, Meeting of the Board of Directors. D Management Report. ´˜ D Remarks by Ricardo Zuniga, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, National Security Council. D Report from trip to Guatemala. PORTIONS TO BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: D Approval of the Minutes of the December 10, 2012, Meeting of the Board of Directors. D Management Report. ´˜ D Remarks by Ricardo Zuniga, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, National Security Council. D Report from trip to Guatemala. VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:04 Mar 12, 2013 Jkt 229001 CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Mara Q. Campbell, Associate General Counsel, 202.683.7118. Mara Q. Campbell, Associate General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2013–05919 Filed 3–11–13; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 7025–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of the Secretary Request for Nominations to Serve on Board of Trustees for the Cobell Education Scholarship Fund Office of the Secretary, Interior. Notice of request for nominations. AGENCY: ACTION: Pursuant to the Claims Resolution Act of 2010, Public Law 111–291, 124 Stat. 3064, and the Class Action Settlement Agreement (‘‘Agreement’’), Cobell v. Salazar, the Secretary of the Interior requests nominations of candidates to serve on the Board of Trustees (‘‘Board’’) for the Cobell Education Scholarship Fund. The Board serves as an oversight body to the non-profit organization and must consist of no more than five members that will include two representatives selected by the Secretary and two representatives selected by the Plaintiff, and one representative selected by the non-profit organization. The Secretary will consider nominations received in response to this Request for Nominations. The SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice provides additional information. DATE: Nominations must be received on or before April 12, 2013. ADDRESSES: Please submit nominations to Lizzie Marsters, Chief of Staff to the Deputy Secretary, Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street NW., Room 6118, Washington, DC 20240 or email to lizzie_marsters@ios.doi.gov. 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Specifically, the Claims Resolution Act of 2010 states ‘‘the 2 members of the special board of trustees shall be selected by the Secretary under paragraph G.3. of the Settlement shall be selected only after consultation with, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15969 and after considering the names of possible candidates timely offered by, federally recognized tribes.’’ Pursuant to the Agreement, the Secretary is to select one non-profit organization among those entities nominated by the Plaintiffs to administer the funds provided for in the Agreement for the Cobell Education Scholarship Fund and to establish a Scholarship Program to provide financial assistance to Native American students to defray the cost of attendance at both post-secondary vocational certifications and institututions of higher education. The Board shall oversee the management of the Cobell Education Scholarship Fund. The Cobell Education Scholarship Fund was created as an incentive to participate in the Land Buy-Back Program for Indian Nations (Buy-Back Program), the $1.9 billion land consolidation program authorized by the Claims Resolution Act of 2010. The Buy-Back Program contributes up to $60 million of the $1.9 billion to the Cobell Education Scholarship Fund based on the dollar amount of land purchased through the Buy-Back Program. In addition to the maximum $60 million that can be contributed to the Fund, the principal amount of any class member funds in an IIM (Individual Indian Monies) account, for which the whereabouts are unknown and left unclaimed for five years after Final Approval of the Settlement, will be transferred to the organization selected to administer the Cobell Education Scholarship Fund and will be governed by the Board of Trustees. Similarly, any leftover funds from the administration of the Settlement Fund (after all payments under the Settlement are made) will be contributed towards the Cobell Education Scholarship Fund. Objective and Duties. The Board will be responsible for the oversight and supervision of the activities of the nonprofit organization. The duties of the Board include, but are not limited to, appointing an auditor to review the finances and procedures of the organization, approving policies and objectives regarding the Cobell Education Scholarship Fund and Scholarship program, approving an investment policy and approving priorities and criteria for awarding scholarships. The Board shall develop and adopt a charter outlining the Board of Trustees’ role and responsibilities overseeing the non-profit organization and the administration and management of the Cobell Education Scholarship Fund and the Scholarship Program. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 49 (Wednesday, March 13, 2013)]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-05919]


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INTER-AMERICAN FOUNDATION


Sunshine Act Meetings

    Inter-American Foundation Board Meeting.

TIME AND DATE: March 25, 2013, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

PLACE: 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., 12th floor north, Suite 1200, 
Washington, DC 20004.

STATUS: Open session.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED:
    [ssquf] Approval of the Minutes of the December 10, 2012, Meeting 
of the Board of Directors.
    [ssquf] Management Report.
    [ssquf] Remarks by Ricardo Z[uacute][ntilde]iga, Special Assistant 
to the President and Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, 
National Security Council.
    [ssquf] Report from trip to Guatemala.

PORTIONS TO BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:
    [ssquf] Approval of the Minutes of the December 10, 2012, Meeting 
of the Board of Directors.
    [ssquf] Management Report.
    [ssquf] Remarks by Ricardo Z[uacute][ntilde]iga, Special Assistant 
to the President and Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, 
National Security Council.
    [ssquf] Report from trip to Guatemala.

CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Mara Q. Campbell, Associate 
General Counsel, 202.683.7118.

Mara Q. Campbell,
Associate General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2013-05919 Filed 3-11-13; 4:15 pm]
BILLING CODE 7025-01-P