Corporation for Travel Promotion (dba Brand USA), 53728-53729 [2013-21271]

Download as PDF 53728 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 169 / Friday, August 30, 2013 / Notices Cherry Group, LLC (Yakima, WA); and Whitby Farms, Inc. dba: Farm Boy Fruit Snacks LLC (Mesa, WA); and 2. Remove the following companies as a Member of NWF’s Certificate: Andrus & Roberts Produce Co. (Sunnyside, WA); Crown Packing, LLC (Wenatchee, WA), Garrett Ranches Packing (Wilder, ID); IM EX Trading Company (Yakima, WA); and Orondo Fruit Co., Inc. (Ornondo, WA); and 3. Change the name of the following member: Broetje Orchards of Prescott, WA is now Broetje Orchards LLC; and Nuchief Sales Inc. of Wenatchee, WA is now Honey Bear Tree Fruit Co., LLC. The effective date of the amended certificate is May 14, 2013, the date on which NWF’s application to amend was deemed submitted. A copy of the amended certificate will be kept in the International Trade Administration’s Freedom of Information Records Inspection Facility, Room 4001, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. Dated: August 21, 2013. Joseph E. Flynn, Office Director, Office of Competition and Economic Analysis. [FR Doc. 2013–21173 Filed 8–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Corporation for Travel Promotion (dba Brand USA) International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an opportunity for travel and tourism industry leaders to apply for membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce is currently seeking applications from travel and tourism leaders from specific industries for membership on the Board of Directors (Board) of the Corporation for Travel Promotion (dba Brand USA). The purpose of the Board is to guide the Corporation for Travel Promotion on matters relating to the promotion of the United States and communication of travel facilitation issues, among other tasks. On July 24, 2013, we published in the Federal Register a ‘‘Notice of an opportunity for travel and tourism industry leaders to apply for tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Aug 29, 2013 Jkt 229001 membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion’’ (78 FR 44531), announcing membership opportunities on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. The application period closed on August 9, 2013. We are now reopening the application period to solicit additional applications. This notice supplements the notice of July 24, 2013. Interested parties who have already applied in response to that Federal Register notice do not need to re-apply. ADDRESSES: Electronic applications may be sent to: CTPBoard@trade.gov. Written applications can be submitted to Isabel Hill, Director, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, U.S. Department of Commerce, Mail Stop 10003, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. Telephone: 202.482.0140. Email: Isabel.Hill@ trade.gov. DATES: All applications must be received by the Office of Travel and Tourism Industries by close of business on September 6, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Heizer, Deputy Director, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, Mail Stop 10003, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC, 20230. Telephone: 202.482.4904. Email: julie.heizer@ trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Travel Promotion Act of 2009 (TPA) was signed into law by President Obama on March 4, 2010. The TPA established the Corporation for Travel Promotion (the Corporation), as a non-profit corporation charged with the development and execution of a plan to (A) Provide useful information to those interested in traveling to the United States; (B) identify and address perceptions regarding U.S. entry policies; (C) maximize economic and diplomatic benefits of travel to the United States through the use of various promotional tools; (D) ensure that international travel benefits all States and the District of Columbia; and (E) identify opportunities to promote tourism to rural and urban areas equally, including areas not traditionally visited by international travelers. The Corporation is governed by a board of directors, consisting of 11 members with knowledge of international travel promotion and marketing, broadly representing various regions of the United States. The TPA directs the Secretary of Commerce (after consultation with the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Secretary of State) to appoint the board of directors for the Corporation. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 On July 24, 2013, we published in the Federal Register a ‘‘Notice of an opportunity for travel and tourism industry leaders to apply for membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion’’ (78 FR 44531), announcing membership opportunities on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. The application period closed on August 9, 2013. We are now reopening the application period to solicit additional applications. This notice supplements the notice of July 24, 2013. Interested parties who have already applied in response to that Federal Register notice do not need to re-apply. At this time, the Department will be selecting four individuals with the appropriate expertise and experience from specific sectors of the travel and tourism industry to serve on the Board as follows: (A) One shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the attractions or recreations sector; (B) One shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the passenger air sector; (C) One shall have appropriate expertise and experience in immigration law and policy, including visa requirements and United States entry procedures; and (D) One shall have appropriate expertise in the inter-city passenger railroad business. To be eligible for Board membership, one must have international travel and tourism marketing experience and must also be a U.S. citizen. In addition, individuals cannot be federally registered lobbyists or registered as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. Those selected for the Board must be able to meet the time and effort commitments of the Board. Priority may be given to individuals with experience as a Chief Executive Officer or President (or comparable level of responsibility) of an organization or entity in the travel and tourism sector in the United States. Board members serve at the discretion of the Secretary of Commerce (who may remove any member of the Board for good cause). The terms of office of each member of the Board appointed by the Secretary shall be 3 years. Board members can serve a maximum of two consecutive full three-year terms. Board members are not considered Federal government employees by virtue of their service as a member of the Board and will receive no compensation from the Federal government for their participation in Board activities. Members participating in Board meetings and events may be paid actual E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 169 / Friday, August 30, 2013 / Notices travel expenses and per diem when away from their usual places of residence. To be considered for membership, please provide the following: ´ ´ 1. Name, title, and personal resume of the individual requesting consideration, including address and phone number; and 2. A brief statement of why the person should be considered for membership on the Board. This statement should also address the individual’s relevant international travel and tourism marketing experience and indicate clearly the sector or sectors enumerated above in which the individual has the requisite expertise and experience. Individuals who have the requisite expertise and experience in more than one sector can be appointed for only one of those sectors. Appointments of members to the Board will be made by the Secretary of Commerce. Dated: August 27, 2013. Julie P. Heizer, Acting Director, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries. [FR Doc. 2013–21271 Filed 8–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology National Institute of Standards and Technology Performance Review Board Membership National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice lists the membership of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Performance Review Board (NIST PRB) and supersedes the list published on August 13, 2012. DATES: The changes to the NIST PRB membership list announced in this notice are effective on August 30, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Didi Hanlein at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, (301) 975– 3000 or by email at desiree.hanlein@ nist.gov. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: The National Institute of Standards and Technology Performance Review Board (NIST PRB or Board) reviews performance appraisals, agreements, and recommended actions pertaining to employees in the Senior Executive Service and ST–3104 employees. The 18:00 Aug 29, 2013 Jkt 229001 NIST PRB Members Delwin Brockett (C), Chief Information Officer, National Institute of Standards & Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, Appointment Expires: 12/ 31/13. Richard Cavanagh (C) (alternate), Director, Special Programs Office, National Institute of Standards & Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, Appointment Expires: 12/31/15. Kevin Kimball (C) (alternate), Chief of Staff, National Institute of Standards & Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, Appointment Expires: 12/13/15. Laurie Locascio (C), Director, Material Measurement Laboratory, National Institute of Standards & Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, Appointment Expires: 12/31/15. James Olthoff (C) (alternate), Deputy Director for Measurement Services, National Institute of Standards & Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, Appointment Expires: 12/31/15. Kimberly Thompson Glas (NC), Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles and Apparel, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, Appointment Expires: 12/31/15. Maureen Wylie (C), Chief, Resource and Operations Management, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, Appointment Expires: 12/31/15. Dated: August 26, 2013. Mary H. Saunders, Associate Director for Management Resources. [FR Doc. 2013–21263 Filed 8–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC840 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 Board makes recommendations to the appropriate appointing authority concerning such matters so as to ensure the fair and equitable treatment of these individuals. This notice lists the membership of the NIST PRB and supersedes the list published in the Federal Register on August 13, 2012 (77 FR 48129). New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: 53729 Notice; public meeting. The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scallop Advisory Panel on September 17, 2013 to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Best Western Wynwood Hotel, 580 US Highway 1, Interstate Traffic Circle, Portsmouth, NH 03801; telephone: (603) 436–7600; fax: (603) 436–7600. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Panel will review scallop survey information and preliminary recommendations from the Scallop Plan Development Team (PDT) for FY 2014 and FY 2015 (default) fishery specifications (Framework 25). The Advisors will also provide input on other measures under consideration in Framework 25: (1) Accountability measures for the Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic windowpane flounder sub-ACL (annual catch limit); and (2) measures to address unused 2014 Closed Area I access area trips. The Advisors will review a draft of the Limited Access General Category Individual Fleet Quota (LAGC IFQ) Performance Report being prepared by the Scallop PDT. The IFQ Report is not final and will not be presented to the Council at this time but Advisors will have the opportunity to provide initial feedback. Finally, the Advisory Panel will discuss possible priorities for scallop related actions for 2014 and make recommendations to the Scallop Committee for consideration. Other business may be discussed. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. 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[FR Doc No: 2013-21271]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Corporation for Travel Promotion (dba Brand USA)

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of an opportunity for travel and tourism industry 
leaders to apply for membership on the Board of Directors of the 
Corporation for Travel Promotion.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce is currently seeking applications 
from travel and tourism leaders from specific industries for membership 
on the Board of Directors (Board) of the Corporation for Travel 
Promotion (dba Brand USA). The purpose of the Board is to guide the 
Corporation for Travel Promotion on matters relating to the promotion 
of the United States and communication of travel facilitation issues, 
among other tasks. On July 24, 2013, we published in the Federal 
Register a ``Notice of an opportunity for travel and tourism industry 
leaders to apply for membership on the Board of Directors of the 
Corporation for Travel Promotion'' (78 FR 44531), announcing membership 
opportunities on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel 
Promotion. The application period closed on August 9, 2013. We are now 
reopening the application period to solicit additional applications. 
This notice supplements the notice of July 24, 2013. Interested parties 
who have already applied in response to that Federal Register notice do 
not need to re-apply.

ADDRESSES: Electronic applications may be sent to: CTPBoard@trade.gov. 
Written applications can be submitted to Isabel Hill, Director, Office 
of Travel and Tourism Industries, U.S. Department of Commerce, Mail 
Stop 10003, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. 
Telephone: 202.482.0140. Email: Isabel.Hill@trade.gov.

DATES: All applications must be received by the Office of Travel and 
Tourism Industries by close of business on September 6, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Heizer, Deputy Director, Office 
of Travel and Tourism Industries, Mail Stop 10003, 1401 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC, 20230. Telephone: 202.482.4904. Email: 
julie.heizer@trade.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background: The Travel Promotion Act of 2009 (TPA) was signed into 
law by President Obama on March 4, 2010. The TPA established the 
Corporation for Travel Promotion (the Corporation), as a non-profit 
corporation charged with the development and execution of a plan to (A) 
Provide useful information to those interested in traveling to the 
United States; (B) identify and address perceptions regarding U.S. 
entry policies; (C) maximize economic and diplomatic benefits of travel 
to the United States through the use of various promotional tools; (D) 
ensure that international travel benefits all States and the District 
of Columbia; and (E) identify opportunities to promote tourism to rural 
and urban areas equally, including areas not traditionally visited by 
international travelers.
    The Corporation is governed by a board of directors, consisting of 
11 members with knowledge of international travel promotion and 
marketing, broadly representing various regions of the United States. 
The TPA directs the Secretary of Commerce (after consultation with the 
Secretary of Homeland Security and the Secretary of State) to appoint 
the board of directors for the Corporation.
    On July 24, 2013, we published in the Federal Register a ``Notice 
of an opportunity for travel and tourism industry leaders to apply for 
membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel 
Promotion'' (78 FR 44531), announcing membership opportunities on the 
Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. The 
application period closed on August 9, 2013. We are now reopening the 
application period to solicit additional applications. This notice 
supplements the notice of July 24, 2013. Interested parties who have 
already applied in response to that Federal Register notice do not need 
to re-apply.
    At this time, the Department will be selecting four individuals 
with the appropriate expertise and experience from specific sectors of 
the travel and tourism industry to serve on the Board as follows:
    (A) One shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the 
attractions or recreations sector;
    (B) One shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the 
passenger air sector;
    (C) One shall have appropriate expertise and experience in 
immigration law and policy, including visa requirements and United 
States entry procedures; and
    (D) One shall have appropriate expertise in the inter-city 
passenger railroad business.
    To be eligible for Board membership, one must have international 
travel and tourism marketing experience and must also be a U.S. 
citizen. In addition, individuals cannot be federally registered 
lobbyists or registered as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents 
Registration Act of 1938, as amended.
    Those selected for the Board must be able to meet the time and 
effort commitments of the Board. Priority may be given to individuals 
with experience as a Chief Executive Officer or President (or 
comparable level of responsibility) of an organization or entity in the 
travel and tourism sector in the United States.
    Board members serve at the discretion of the Secretary of Commerce 
(who may remove any member of the Board for good cause). The terms of 
office of each member of the Board appointed by the Secretary shall be 
3 years. Board members can serve a maximum of two consecutive full 
three-year terms. Board members are not considered Federal government 
employees by virtue of their service as a member of the Board and will 
receive no compensation from the Federal government for their 
participation in Board activities. Members participating in Board 
meetings and events may be paid actual

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travel expenses and per diem when away from their usual places of 
residence.
    To be considered for membership, please provide the following:
    1. Name, title, and personal r[eacute]sum[eacute] of the individual 
requesting consideration, including address and phone number; and
    2. A brief statement of why the person should be considered for 
membership on the Board. This statement should also address the 
individual's relevant international travel and tourism marketing 
experience and indicate clearly the sector or sectors enumerated above 
in which the individual has the requisite expertise and experience. 
Individuals who have the requisite expertise and experience in more 
than one sector can be appointed for only one of those sectors. 
Appointments of members to the Board will be made by the Secretary of 
Commerce.

    Dated: August 27, 2013.
Julie P. Heizer,
Acting Director, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries.
[FR Doc. 2013-21271 Filed 8-29-13; 8:45 am]
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