The United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy Notice of Charter Renewal, 22593 [2013-08902]

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The Department of State has renewed the charter of the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy. The Commission was reauthorized by the Congress and the President under Section 1280 Public Law 112–239, signed into law on January 3, 2013. The Commission authorization is retroactive to October 1, 2010, and continues until October 1, 2015. Since 1948, the Commission has been charged with appraising U.S. Government public diplomacy activities (activities intended to understand, inform, and influence foreign publics) and increasing the understanding of and support for these same activities. The Commission submits reports to the Congress, the President, and the Secretary of State on public diplomacy programs and activities; submits other reports as it deems appropriate to the Secretary of State, the President, and the Congress; and makes reports and other information available to the public in the United States and abroad, on the Commission’s Web site or through other means. 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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8275]


The United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy Notice 
of Charter Renewal

    The Department of State has renewed the charter of the United 
States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy. The Commission was 
reauthorized by the Congress and the President under Section 1280 
Public Law 112-239, signed into law on January 3, 2013. The Commission 
authorization is retroactive to October 1, 2010, and continues until 
October 1, 2015.
    Since 1948, the Commission has been charged with appraising U.S. 
Government public diplomacy activities (activities intended to 
understand, inform, and influence foreign publics) and increasing the 
understanding of and support for these same activities. The Commission 
submits reports to the Congress, the President, and the Secretary of 
State on public diplomacy programs and activities; submits other 
reports as it deems appropriate to the Secretary of State, the 
President, and the Congress; and makes reports and other information 
available to the public in the United States and abroad, on the 
Commission's Web site or through other means.
    The Commission consists of seven members appointed by the 
President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The 
members of the Commission represent the public interest and are be 
selected from a cross section of educational, communications, cultural, 
scientific, technical, public service, labor, business, and 
professional backgrounds. Not more than four members can be from any 
one political party. The current members of the Commission are: William 
J. Hybl (Chairman), Sim Farar (Vice Chairman), Lyndon L. Olson, Penne 
Korth Peacock, Lezlee Westine, and Anne Terman Wedner. One position is 
vacant.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bruce Armstrong, tel. 202-632-9930; 
armstrongbw@state.gov.

    Dated: April 10, 2013.
Bruce Armstrong,
Staff Director for Resources, Office of the Under Secretary for Public 
Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2013-08902 Filed 4-15-13; 8:45 am]
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