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[FR Doc. 2013–23991 Filed 10–1–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9B–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2013–0833] Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies Coast Guard. Request for applications. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC). This Committee advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters relating SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02OCN1.SGM 02OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 191 / Wednesday, October 2, 2013 / Notices to shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. Applicants selected for service on TSAC via this solicitation will not begin their respective terms until September 30, 2014. Completed applications should reach the Coast Guard on or before November 18, 2013. ADDRESSES: Send your application via one of the following methods: Email: William.A.Nabach@uscg.mil. Fax: (202) 372–8379. Mail: Commandant (CG–OES–2) ATTN: Towing Safety Advisory Committee, U.S. Coast Guard Stop 7509, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr Ave. SE., Washington, DC 20593–7509. Be advised that all regular mail to Coast Guard Headquarters is first sent to an offsite screening facility. Delivery of your application may be delayed. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander Rob Smith, Designated Federal Officer (DFO) of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC); telephone (202) 372–1410; fax (202) 372–8379; or email: Robert.L.Smith@ uscg.mil. DATES: The Towing Safety Advisory Committee is a federal advisory committee under 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). It was founded under authority of the Act to establish a Towing Safety Advisory Committee in the Department of Transportation, (Pub. L. 96–380), which was most recently amended by section 621 of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010, (Pub. L. 111–281). The Committee advises the Secretary of Homeland Security on matters relating to shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. It is expected the Committee will meet twice per year in cities with high concentrations of towing companies and also in the Washington, DC area. It may also meet for extraordinary purposes. Subcommittees of TSAC may conduct intercessional telephonic meetings, when necessary, in response to specific U.S. Coast Guard taskings. The committee consists of 18 members: Æ Seven members representing the barge and towing industry reflecting a regional geographical balance; Æ One member representing the offshore mineral and oil supply vessel industry; Æ One member representing holders of active licensed Masters or Pilots of towing vessels with experience on the Western Rivers and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway; tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:48 Oct 01, 2013 Jkt 232001 Æ One member representing the holders of active licensed Masters of towing vessels in offshore service; Æ One member representing active Masters who are active ship-docking or harbor towing vessel; Æ One member representing licensed or unlicensed towing vessel engineers with formal training and experience; Æ Two members representing each of the following groups: Æ (1) Port districts, authorities or terminal operators; Æ (2) Shippers (of whom at least one shall be engaged in the shipment of oil or hazardous materials by barge); and, Æ Two members drawn from the general public. The Coast Guard is currently considering applications for six positions that will become vacant on September 30, 2014: • Two members representing the Barge and Towing industry reflecting a regional geographic balance; • One member representing holders of active licensed Masters or Pilots of towing vessels with experience on the Western Rivers and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway; • One member representing active Masters of ship-docking or harbor towing vessels; • One member representing Port districts, authorities or terminal operators; and, • One member drawn from the general public. To be eligible, applicants should have particular expertise, knowledge, and experience regarding shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. Registered lobbyists are not eligible to serve on federal advisory committees. Registered lobbyists are lobbyists required to comply with provisions contained in the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–65, as amended by Title II of Pub. L. 110–81). Each member serves for a term of up to 3 years. Members may be considered to serve consecutive terms. All members serve without compensation from the Federal Government; however, upon request, members may receive travel reimbursement and per diem. In an effort to maintain a geographic balance of membership, we are encouraging representatives from tug and barge companies operating on the Western Rivers to apply for representation on the Committee. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 60891 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. If you are selected as a nonrepresentative member, or as a member drawn from the general public, you will be appointed and serve as a special Government employee (SGE) as defined in section 202(a) of Title 18, United States Code. As a candidate for appointment as a SGE, applicants are required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450). DHS may not release the reports or the information in them to the public except under an order issued by a Federal court or as otherwise provided under the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a). Applicants can obtain this form by going to the Web site of the Office of Government Ethics (www.oge.gov), or by contacting the individual listed in ‘‘For Further Information Contact’’ Applications which are not accompanied by a completed OGE Form 450 will not be considered. If you are interested in applying to become a member of the Committee, send a cover letter and resume to Lieutenant Commander William Nabach, ADFO of TSAC by email, fax, or mail according to the instructions in the ADDRESSES section by the deadline in the DATES section of this notice. Indicate the specific position you request to be considered for and specify your area of expertise, knowledge, and experience that qualifies you to serve on TSAC. Note that during the vetting process applicants may be asked to provide date of birth and social security number. All email submittals will receive email receipt confirmation. To visit our online docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov. Enter the docket number for this notice (USCG– 2013–0833) in the Search box, and click ‘‘Search’’. Please do not post your resume or OGE–450 Form on this site. Dated: September 26, 2013. J.G. Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 191 (Wednesday, October 2, 2013)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-23996]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2013-0833]


Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies

AGENCY: Coast Guard.

ACTION: Request for applications.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the 
Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC). This Committee advises the 
Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters relating

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to shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing 
safety. Applicants selected for service on TSAC via this solicitation 
will not begin their respective terms until September 30, 2014.

DATES: Completed applications should reach the Coast Guard on or before 
November 18, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Send your application via one of the following methods:
    Email: William.A.Nabach@uscg.mil.
    Fax: (202) 372-8379.
    Mail: Commandant (CG-OES-2) ATTN: Towing Safety Advisory Committee, 
U.S. Coast Guard Stop 7509, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr Ave. SE., 
Washington, DC 20593-7509.
    Be advised that all regular mail to Coast Guard Headquarters is 
first sent to an offsite screening facility. Delivery of your 
application may be delayed.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander Rob Smith, Designated 
Federal Officer (DFO) of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC); 
telephone (202) 372-1410; fax (202) 372-8379; or email: 
Robert.L.Smith@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Towing Safety Advisory Committee is a 
federal advisory committee under 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463). It was 
founded under authority of the Act to establish a Towing Safety 
Advisory Committee in the Department of Transportation, (Pub. L. 96-
380), which was most recently amended by section 621 of the Coast Guard 
Authorization Act of 2010, (Pub. L. 111-281). The Committee advises the 
Secretary of Homeland Security on matters relating to shallow-draft 
inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety.
    It is expected the Committee will meet twice per year in cities 
with high concentrations of towing companies and also in the 
Washington, DC area. It may also meet for extraordinary purposes. 
Subcommittees of TSAC may conduct intercessional telephonic meetings, 
when necessary, in response to specific U.S. Coast Guard taskings.
    The committee consists of 18 members:
    [cir] Seven members representing the barge and towing industry 
reflecting a regional geographical balance;
    [cir] One member representing the offshore mineral and oil supply 
vessel industry;
    [cir] One member representing holders of active licensed Masters or 
Pilots of towing vessels with experience on the Western Rivers and the 
Gulf Intracoastal Waterway;
    [cir] One member representing the holders of active licensed 
Masters of towing vessels in offshore service;
    [cir] One member representing active Masters who are active ship-
docking or harbor towing vessel;
    [cir] One member representing licensed or unlicensed towing vessel 
engineers with formal training and experience;
    [cir] Two members representing each of the following groups:
    [cir] (1) Port districts, authorities or terminal operators;
    [cir] (2) Shippers (of whom at least one shall be engaged in the 
shipment of oil or hazardous materials by barge); and,
    [cir] Two members drawn from the general public.
    The Coast Guard is currently considering applications for six 
positions that will become vacant on September 30, 2014:
     Two members representing the Barge and Towing industry 
reflecting a regional geographic balance;
     One member representing holders of active licensed Masters 
or Pilots of towing vessels with experience on the Western Rivers and 
the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway;
     One member representing active Masters of ship-docking or 
harbor towing vessels;
     One member representing Port districts, authorities or 
terminal operators; and,
     One member drawn from the general public.
    To be eligible, applicants should have particular expertise, 
knowledge, and experience regarding shallow-draft inland and coastal 
waterway navigation and towing safety.
    Registered lobbyists are not eligible to serve on federal advisory 
committees. Registered lobbyists are lobbyists required to comply with 
provisions contained in the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 
104-65, as amended by Title II of Pub. L. 110-81).
    Each member serves for a term of up to 3 years. Members may be 
considered to serve consecutive terms. All members serve without 
compensation from the Federal Government; however, upon request, 
members may receive travel reimbursement and per diem.
    In an effort to maintain a geographic balance of membership, we are 
encouraging representatives from tug and barge companies operating on 
the Western Rivers to apply for representation on the Committee.
    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 non-merit factor. DHS strives to 
achieve a widely diverse candidate pool for all of its recruitment 
actions.
    If you are selected as a non-representative member, or as a member 
drawn from the general public, you will be appointed and serve as a 
special Government employee (SGE) as defined in section 202(a) of Title 
18, United States Code. As a candidate for appointment as a SGE, 
applicants are required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure 
Report (OGE Form 450). DHS may not release the reports or the 
information in them to the public except under an order issued by a 
Federal court or as otherwise provided under the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 
552a). Applicants can obtain this form by going to the Web site of the 
Office of Government Ethics (www.oge.gov), or by contacting the 
individual listed in ``For Further Information Contact'' Applications 
which are not accompanied by a completed OGE Form 450 will not be 
considered.
    If you are interested in applying to become a member of the 
Committee, send a cover letter and resume to Lieutenant Commander 
William Nabach, ADFO of TSAC by email, fax, or mail according to the 
instructions in the ADDRESSES section by the deadline in the DATES 
section of this notice. Indicate the specific position you request to 
be considered for and specify your area of expertise, knowledge, and 
experience that qualifies you to serve on TSAC. Note that during the 
vetting process applicants may be asked to provide date of birth and 
social security number. All email submittals will receive email receipt 
confirmation.
    To visit our online docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov. Enter 
the docket number for this notice (USCG-2013-0833) in the Search box, 
and click ``Search''. Please do not post your resume or OGE-450 Form on 
this site.

    Dated: September 26, 2013.
J.G. Lantz,
Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards.
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