First Responder Network Authority Board Special Review Committee Meeting, 55064-55065 [2013-21865]

Download as PDF 55064 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 174 / Monday, September 9, 2013 / Notices sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to M. Jan Saunders at the Mid-Atlantic Council Office, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: September 4, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–21873 Filed 9–6–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Solicitation for Members of the NOAA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Science Program Advisory Working Group (RSPAWG) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Docket Number: 130823747–3747–01. RIN: 0648–XC834. SUMMARY: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is publishing this notice to solicit nominations for the NOAA Science Advisory Board Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Science Program Advisory Working Group (RSPAWG). The RSPAWG is being formed to provide independent guidance and review of the RESTORE Act Science Program along with general programmatic advice and recommendations. The RSPAWG will also provide a mechanism for formal coordination between the multiple organizations conducting RESTORErelated science within the Gulf of Mexico. Members appointed to the RSPAWG will serve for three-year terms. Nominations must be received by October 9, 2013. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be submitted electronically to noaa.rspawg.nominees@noaa.gov. The Terms of Reference for the RSPAWG is posted at: http:// www.sab.noaa.gov/Working_Groups/ standing/docs/2013/ RSPAWGTermsOfReference_Final_ SABapprovedJul2013.pdf.htm. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: Dr. Cynthia Decker, Executive Director, Science Advisory Board, NOAA, Rm. 11230, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. Phone: 301– FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:01 Sep 06, 2013 Jkt 229001 734–1156, Fax: 301–713–1459, Email: Cynthia.Decker@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere has requested the NOAA Science Advisory Board (SAB) to provide it with timely and expert advice and oversight of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Science, Observation, Monitoring and Technology Program, commonly known as the NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program. The SAB is chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act and is the only Federal Advisory Committee with the responsibility to advise the Under Secretary on long- and short-range strategies for research, education, and application of science to resource management, and environmental assessment and prediction. The SAB is forming an external panel that will be known as the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Science Program Advisory Working Group (RSPAWG). The RSPAWG shall provide independent guidance and review of the RESTORE Act Science Program along with general programmatic advice and recommendations. The RSPAWG will also provide a mechanism for formal coordination between the multiple organizations conducting RESTORErelated science within the Gulf of Mexico. RSPAWG will provide its findings and results to the Science Advisory Board, which will deliberate on the input before forwarding it to NOAA. The RSPAWG will include approximately twelve Subject Matter Experts from academia, government, industry, and other ocean-related institutions as well as representatives from specific Gulf of Mexico organizations named in the RESTORE Act (i.e., the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, and RESTORE Centers of Excellence in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas). Solicitation of Nominations This notice solicits nominations to the RSPAWG. NOAA is seeking twelve Subject Matter Experts that have national and international reputations and degrees or professional qualifications in: Physical, chemical, or biological oceanography; economics or social sciences; wetlands ecology; fishery, wildlife, and marine mammal ecology; ecosystem modeling; toxicology; observing and monitoring systems; and ecosystem management. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Nominees should be familiar with NOAA’s organization and Strategic Plan and have scientific credentials and/or relevant experience that will enable them to provide expert advice concerning the RESTORE Act Science Program’s roles within the context of NOAA’s ocean missions and policies. They should be also familiar with the organization and management of complex, interdisciplinary science programs. Members will be appointed for threeyear terms, renewable once, and serve at the discretion of the Secretary. Vacancy appointments shall be for the remainder of the unexpired term of the vacancy, and shall be renewable twice if the unexpired term is less than one year. Anyone is eligible to nominate and self-nominations will be accepted. Nominations should provide: (1) The nominee’s full name, title, institutional affiliation, and contact information; (2) the nominee’s area(s) of expertise; (3) a short description of his/her qualifications relative to the kinds of advice being solicited, and (4) a resume or CV not to exceed four (4) pages in length. The intent is to select from the nominees; however, NOAA retains the prerogative to nominate people to the working group that were not nominated through the process outlined in this FRN if it deems it is necessary to achieve the desired balance. Once selected, the SAB will post the working group members’ names at http:// www.sab.noaa.gov/Working_Groups/ standing/index.html. Dated: September 3, 2013. Jason Donaldson, Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–21759 Filed 9–6–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KD–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration First Responder Network Authority Board Special Review Committee Meeting National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting of the First Responder Network Authority Special Review Committee. AGENCY: The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) Board Special SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 174 / Monday, September 9, 2013 / Notices Review Committee will hold a Special Meeting via telephone conference (teleconference) on September 12, 2013. DATES: The Special Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 12, 2013, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. ADDRESSES: The Special Review Committee Meeting will be conducted via teleconference. Members of the public may listen to the meeting by dialing toll-free 1 (888) 469–3306 and using passcode ‘‘FirstNet.’’ Due to the limited number of ports, attendance via teleconference will be on a first-come, first-served basis. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Uzoma Onyeije, Secretary, FirstNet, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230: Telephone (202) 482–0016; email uzoma@firstnet.gov. Please direct media inquiries to NTIA’s Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482–7002. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (Act), Public Law 112–96, 126 Stat. 156 (2012), created FirstNet as an independent authority within NTIA. The Act directs FirstNet to establish a single nationwide, interoperable public safety broadband network. The FirstNet Board is responsible for making strategic decisions regarding FirstNet’s operations. On April 23, 2013, at a regularly scheduled FirstNet Board meeting, Sheriff Paul Fitzgerald made a motion that the Board adopt a resolution expressing concerns about FirstNet’s operations. During the meeting, Sheriff Fitzgerald’s motion was tabled by a vote of the Board and FirstNet Chairman Samuel Ginn requested a review of the matter. On May 8, 2013, the FirstNet Board established the Special Review Committee to look at FirstNet’s compliance with applicable federal hiring and procurement rules, conflict of interest rules and open meeting requirements. The Special Review Committee, through this Notice, provides at least two days’ notice of its meeting to be held on September 12, 2013. The Special Review Committee may, by a majority vote, close a portion of the meeting as necessary to preserve the confidentiality of commercial or financial information that is privileged or confidential, to discuss personnel matters, or to discuss legal matters affecting FirstNet, including pending or potential litigation. See 47 U.S.C. 1424(e)(2). Matters to Be Considered: NTIA will post an agenda for the Special Review Committee Meeting on its Web site at VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:01 Sep 06, 2013 Jkt 229001 http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/ firstnet prior to the meeting. The agenda topics are subject to change. Time and Date: The Special Review Committee Meeting will be held on September 12, 2013, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The times and dates are subject to change. Please refer to NTIA’s Web site at http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/category/firstnet for the most up-to-date information. Other Information: The teleconference for the Special Review Committee Meeting is open to the public. On the date and time of the Special Meeting, members of the public may call toll-free 1 (888) 469–3306 and use passcode ‘‘FirstNet’’ to listen to the meeting. If you experience technical difficulty, please contact Helen Shaw by telephone (202) 482–1157; or via email hshaw@ ntia.doc.gov. Public access will be limited to listen-only. Due to the limited number of ports, attendance via teleconference will be on a first-come, first-served basis. The Special Review Committee Meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodations are asked to notify Mr. Onyeije, by telephone (202) 482–0016 or email uzoma@firstnet.gov, at least two days (2) business days before the meeting. Records: NTIA maintains records of all Board proceedings. Board minutes will be available at http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/category/firstnet. Dated: September 4, 2013. Kathy D. Smith, Chief Counsel. [FR Doc. 2013–21865 Filed 9–6–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS) Department of Defense. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS) will take place. DATES: Thursday, September 26, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Friday, September 27, 2013, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: Sheraton National HotelPentagon City, 900 South Orme St., Arlington, VA 22204. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55065 Mr. Robert Bowling or DACOWITS Staff at 4000 Defense Pentagon, Room 5A734, Washington, DC 20301–4000. Robert.d.bowling1.civ@mail.mil. Telephone (703) 697–2122. Fax (703) 614–6233. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C. Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b), and Section 10(a), Public Law 92–463, as amended, notice is hereby given of a forthcoming meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS). The purpose of the meeting is to receive briefings and updates relating to the Committee’s current work. The Committee will receive a briefing on the Navy’s Family Planning Initiatives. The Committee will also receive an update briefing on the Sexual Harassment Prevention Program, and a briefing on the Army’s Sexual Harassment and Assault Response Prevention (SHARP) Program. Additionally, the Committee will receive briefings from the Services on their recruiting goals and outreach programs. The Committee will also receive an update briefing on the fielding of combat uniforms and equipment for females. Finally, the Committee will propose and vote on their 2013 recommendations. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, interested persons may submit a written statement for consideration by the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services. Individuals submitting a written statement must submit their statement to the point of contact listed at the address in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT no later than 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 24, 2013. If a written statement is not received by Tuesday, September 24, 2013, prior to the meeting, which is the subject of this notice, then it may not be provided to or considered by the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services until its next open meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submissions with the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services Chair and ensure they are provided to the members of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services. If members of the public are interested in making an oral statement, a written statement should be submitted. After reviewing the written comments, the Chair and the Designated Federal FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information Administration


First Responder Network Authority Board Special Review Committee 
Meeting

AGENCY: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting of the First Responder Network 
Authority Special Review Committee.

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SUMMARY: The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) Board Special

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Review Committee will hold a Special Meeting via telephone conference 
(teleconference) on September 12, 2013.

DATES: The Special Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 12, 
2013, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

ADDRESSES: The Special Review Committee Meeting will be conducted via 
teleconference. Members of the public may listen to the meeting by 
dialing toll-free 1 (888) 469-3306 and using passcode ``FirstNet.'' Due 
to the limited number of ports, attendance via teleconference will be 
on a first-come, first-served basis.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Uzoma Onyeije, Secretary, FirstNet, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, 
DC 20230: Telephone (202) 482-0016; email uzoma@firstnet.gov. Please 
direct media inquiries to NTIA's Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482-
7002.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background: The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 
2012 (Act), Public Law 112-96, 126 Stat. 156 (2012), created FirstNet 
as an independent authority within NTIA. The Act directs FirstNet to 
establish a single nationwide, interoperable public safety broadband 
network. The FirstNet Board is responsible for making strategic 
decisions regarding FirstNet's operations.
    On April 23, 2013, at a regularly scheduled FirstNet Board meeting, 
Sheriff Paul Fitzgerald made a motion that the Board adopt a resolution 
expressing concerns about FirstNet's operations. During the meeting, 
Sheriff Fitzgerald's motion was tabled by a vote of the Board and 
FirstNet Chairman Samuel Ginn requested a review of the matter. On May 
8, 2013, the FirstNet Board established the Special Review Committee to 
look at FirstNet's compliance with applicable federal hiring and 
procurement rules, conflict of interest rules and open meeting 
requirements.
    The Special Review Committee, through this Notice, provides at 
least two days' notice of its meeting to be held on September 12, 2013. 
The Special Review Committee may, by a majority vote, close a portion 
of the meeting as necessary to preserve the confidentiality of 
commercial or financial information that is privileged or confidential, 
to discuss personnel matters, or to discuss legal matters affecting 
FirstNet, including pending or potential litigation. See 47 U.S.C. 
1424(e)(2).
    Matters to Be Considered: NTIA will post an agenda for the Special 
Review Committee Meeting on its Web site at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/firstnet prior to the meeting. The agenda topics are subject 
to change.
    Time and Date: The Special Review Committee Meeting will be held on 
September 12, 2013, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The 
times and dates are subject to change. Please refer to NTIA's Web site 
at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/firstnet for the most up-to-date 
information.
    Other Information: The teleconference for the Special Review 
Committee Meeting is open to the public. On the date and time of the 
Special Meeting, members of the public may call toll-free 1 (888) 469-
3306 and use passcode ``FirstNet'' to listen to the meeting. If you 
experience technical difficulty, please contact Helen Shaw by telephone 
(202) 482-1157; or via email hshaw@ntia.doc.gov. Public access will be 
limited to listen-only. Due to the limited number of ports, attendance 
via teleconference will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
    The Special Review Committee Meeting is accessible to people with 
disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodations are asked to notify 
Mr. Onyeije, by telephone (202) 482-0016 or email uzoma@firstnet.gov, 
at least two days (2) business days before the meeting.
    Records: NTIA maintains records of all Board proceedings. Board 
minutes will be available at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/firstnet.

    Dated: September 4, 2013.
Kathy D. Smith,
Chief Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2013-21865 Filed 9-6-13; 8:45 am]
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