District Export Council Nomination Opportunity, 32622 [2013-12961]

Download as PDF 32622 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 105 Friday, May 31, 2013 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration District Export Council Nomination Opportunity International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Opportunity for Appointment to serve as a District Export Council Member. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce is currently seeking nominations of individuals for consideration for appointment by the Secretary of Commerce to serve as members of one of the 59 District Export Councils (DECs) nationwide. DECs are closely affiliated with the U.S. Export Assistance Centers (USEACs) of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (US&FCS), and play a key role in the planning and coordination of export activities in their communities. DATES: Nominations for individuals to a DEC must be received by the local USEAC Director by close of business on July 15, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please contact the Director of your local USEAC for more information on DECs and the nomination process. You may identify your local USEAC by entering your zip code online at http:// export.gov/usoffices/index.asp. For general program information, contact Patrick Krissek, National DEC Liaison, US&FCS, at (202) 482–4231. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As lead organizations serving the international business community, and working together with USEACs, the mission of the DECs is to facilitate the development of an effective local export assistance network, support the expansion of export opportunities for local U.S. companies, serve as a communication link between the business community and US&FCS, and assist in coordinating VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:40 May 30, 2013 Jkt 229001 the activities of trade assistance partners to leverage available resources. Individuals appointed to a DEC become part of a select corps of trade experts dedicated to providing international trade leadership and guidance to the local business community and assistance to the Department of Commerce on export development issues. Selection Process: Each DEC has a target membership of 30. Approximately half of the positions are open on each DEC for the four-year term from January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2017. The local USEAC Director receives nominations for membership, and after ensuring that nominees meet the member criteria, makes recommendations to the Secretary of Commerce in consultation with the local DEC Executive Committee. After completion of a vetting process, the Secretary selects nominees for appointment to local DECs. DEC members are appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Secretary of Commerce. Membership Criteria: Appointment is based upon an individual’s international trade leadership in the local community, ability to influence the local environment for exporting, interest in export development, and willingness and ability to devote time to DEC activities. Members include exporters, export service providers and others whose profession supports U.S. export promotion efforts. DEC member appointments are made without regard to political affiliation. DEC membership is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents of the United States. As representatives of the local exporting community, DEC Members must reside in, or conduct the majority of their work in, the territory that the DEC covers. DEC membership is not open to federally-registered lobbyists, federal government employees, or individuals representing foreign governments. Authority: 15 U.S.C. 1501 et seq., 15 U.S.C. 4721. Elnora Moye, Trade Program Assistant. [FR Doc. 2013–12961 Filed 5–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–FP–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC703 Endangered Species; File Nos. 17557 and 17273 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of applications. 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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules 
or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings 
and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, 
delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
appearing in this section.

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


District Export Council Nomination Opportunity

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Opportunity for Appointment to serve as a District 
Export Council Member.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce is currently seeking nominations of 
individuals for consideration for appointment by the Secretary of 
Commerce to serve as members of one of the 59 District Export Councils 
(DECs) nationwide. DECs are closely affiliated with the U.S. Export 
Assistance Centers (USEACs) of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service 
(US&FCS), and play a key role in the planning and coordination of 
export activities in their communities.

DATES: Nominations for individuals to a DEC must be received by the 
local USEAC Director by close of business on July 15, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please contact the Director of your 
local USEAC for more information on DECs and the nomination process. 
You may identify your local USEAC by entering your zip code online at 
http://export.gov/usoffices/index.asp. For general program information, 
contact Patrick Krissek, National DEC Liaison, US&FCS, at (202) 482-
4231.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As lead organizations serving the 
international business community, and working together with USEACs, the 
mission of the DECs is to facilitate the development of an effective 
local export assistance network, support the expansion of export 
opportunities for local U.S. companies, serve as a communication link 
between the business community and US&FCS, and assist in coordinating 
the activities of trade assistance partners to leverage available 
resources. Individuals appointed to a DEC become part of a select corps 
of trade experts dedicated to providing international trade leadership 
and guidance to the local business community and assistance to the 
Department of Commerce on export development issues.
    Selection Process: Each DEC has a target membership of 30. 
Approximately half of the positions are open on each DEC for the four-
year term from January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2017. The local 
USEAC Director receives nominations for membership, and after ensuring 
that nominees meet the member criteria, makes recommendations to the 
Secretary of Commerce in consultation with the local DEC Executive 
Committee. After completion of a vetting process, the Secretary selects 
nominees for appointment to local DECs. DEC members are appointed by 
and serve at the pleasure of the Secretary of Commerce.
    Membership Criteria: Appointment is based upon an individual's 
international trade leadership in the local community, ability to 
influence the local environment for exporting, interest in export 
development, and willingness and ability to devote time to DEC 
activities. Members include exporters, export service providers and 
others whose profession supports U.S. export promotion efforts. DEC 
member appointments are made without regard to political affiliation. 
DEC membership is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents of the 
United States. As representatives of the local exporting community, DEC 
Members must reside in, or conduct the majority of their work in, the 
territory that the DEC covers. DEC membership is not open to federally-
registered lobbyists, federal government employees, or individuals 
representing foreign governments.

    Authority: 15 U.S.C. 1501 et seq., 15 U.S.C. 4721.

Elnora Moye,
Trade Program Assistant.
[FR Doc. 2013-12961 Filed 5-30-13; 8:45 am]
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