Announcement of the Board of Directors for the National Environmental Education Foundation, 70550-70551 [2013-28369]

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2013–28366 Filed 11–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9903–48–OA] Announcement of the Board of Directors for the National Environmental Education Foundation Office of External Affairs and Environmental Education; Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) was created by Section 10 of Public Law #101–619, the National Environmental Education Act of 1990. It is a private 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization established to promote and support education and training as necessary tools to further environmental protection and sustainable, environmentally sound development. It provides the common ground upon which leaders from business and industry, all levels of government, public interest groups, and others can work cooperatively to expand the reach of environmental education and training programs beyond the traditional classroom. The Foundation supports a grant program that promotes innovative environmental education and training programs; it also develops partnerships with government and other organizations to administer projects that promote the development of an environmentally literal public. The Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, as required by the terms of the Act, announces the following appointment to the National Environmental Education Foundation Board of Trustees. The appointee is Jacqueline M. Thomas, Vice President of corporate responsibility at Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information regarding this Notice of Appointment, please contact, Ms. Christina Moody, Acting Deputy Director, Office of External Affairs and Environmental Education, Office of Environmental Education (1701A) U.S. EPA 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460. General information concerning NEEF can be found on their Web site at: http:// www.neefusa.org. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Additional Considerations: Great care has been taken to assure that this new appointee not only has the highest degree of expertise and commitment, but also brings to the Board diverse points of view relating to environmental education. This appointment is a fouryear term which may be renewed once for an additional four years pending successful re-election by the NEEF nominating committee. This appointee will join the current Board members which include: • Phillipe Cousteau, Co-Founder and CEO, EarthEcho International • Decker Anstrom (Chairman), Former U.S. Ambassador, Retired Chairman, The Weather Channel Companies, Washington, DC • JL Armstrong (Vice Chair), National Manager, External Affairs, Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc., Torrance, CA • Kenneth Strassner (Treasurer), Strassner Consulting, LLC, Roswell, GA • Diane Wood (Secretary), President, NEEF, Washington, DC • Megan Reilly Cayten, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Catrinka, LLC, Brooklyn, NY • Philippe Cousteau, Co-Founder and CEO, EarthEcho International, Washington, DC • Manuel Diaz, Partner, Lydecker Diaz, Former Mayor of Miami, Miami, FL • Wonya Lucas, President, Lucas Strategic Consulting, Atlanta, GA • Trish Silber, President, Aliniad Consulting Partners, Inc., Potomac, MD • Bradley Smith, Ph.D., Special Assistant to the Provost, Emeritus Dean, Huxley College of the Environment, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA • Official as of October 13, 2013: • Carlos Alcazar, CEO and Creative Director, Hispanic Communications Network, Washington, DC • Shannon Schuyler, Principal, Corporate Responsibility Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Chicago, IL Background: Section 10(a) of the National Environmental Education Act of 1990 mandates a National Environmental Education Foundation. The Foundation is established in order to extend the contribution of environmental education and training to meeting critical environmental protection needs, both in this country and internationally; to facilitate the cooperation, coordination, and contribution of public and private resources to create an environmentally E:\FR\FM\26NON1.SGM 26NON1 emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 26, 2013 / Notices advanced educational system; and to foster an open and effective partnership among Federal, State, and local government, business, industry, academic institutions, community based environmental groups, and international organizations. The Foundation is a charitable and nonprofit corporation whose income is exempt from tax, and donations to which are tax deductible to the same extent as those organizations listed pursuant to section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. The Foundation is not an agency or establishment of the United States. The purposes of the Foundation are— (A) Subject to the limitation contained in the final sentence of subsection (d) herein, to encourage, accept, leverage, and administer private gifts for the benefit of, or in connection with, the environmental education and training activities and services of the United States Environmental Protection Agency; (B) to conduct such other environmental education activities as will further the development of an environmentally conscious and responsible public, a well-trained and environmentally literate workforce, and an environmentally advanced educational system; (C) to participate with foreign entities and individuals in the conduct and coordination of activities that will further opportunities for environmental education and training to address environmental issues and problems involving the United States and Canada or Mexico. The Foundation develops, supports, and/or operates programs and projects to educate and train educational and environmental professionals, and to assist them in the development and delivery of environmental education and training programs and studies. The Foundation has a governing Board of Directors (hereafter referred to in this section as ‘the Board’), which consists of 13 directors, each of whom shall be knowledgeable or experienced in the environment, education and/or training. The Board oversees the activities of the Foundation and assures that the activities of the Foundation are consistent with the environmental and education goals and policies of the Environmental Protection Agency and with the intents and purposes of the Act. The membership of the Board, to the extent practicable, represents diverse points of view relating to environmental education and training. Members of the Board are appointed by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:04 Nov 25, 2013 Jkt 232001 Within 90 days of the date of the enactment of the National Environmental Education Act, and as appropriate thereafter, the Administrator will publish in the Federal Register an announcement of appointments of Directors of the Board. Such appointments become final and effective 90 days after publication in the Federal Register. The directors are appointed for terms of 4 years. The Administrator shall appoint an individual to serve as a director in the event of a vacancy on the Board within 60 days of said vacancy in the manner in which the original appointment was made. No individual may serve more than 2 consecutive terms as a director. Dated: October 31, 2013. Gina McCarthy, Administrator. Jacqueline M. Thomas Ms. Thomas is the Vice President of corporate responsibility at Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. (TMS). She joined TMS in 1999. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 228 (Tuesday, November 26, 2013)]
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[FRL-9903-48-OA]


Announcement of the Board of Directors for the National 
Environmental Education Foundation

AGENCY: Office of External Affairs and Environmental Education; 
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) was 
created by Section 10 of Public Law 101-619, the National 
Environmental Education Act of 1990. It is a private 501 (c)(3) non-
profit organization established to promote and support education and 
training as necessary tools to further environmental protection and 
sustainable, environmentally sound development. It provides the common 
ground upon which leaders from business and industry, all levels of 
government, public interest groups, and others can work cooperatively 
to expand the reach of environmental education and training programs 
beyond the traditional classroom. The Foundation supports a grant 
program that promotes innovative environmental education and training 
programs; it also develops partnerships with government and other 
organizations to administer projects that promote the development of an 
environmentally literal public. The Administrator of the U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency, as required by the terms of the Act, 
announces the following appointment to the National Environmental 
Education Foundation Board of Trustees. The appointee is Jacqueline M. 
Thomas, Vice President of corporate responsibility at Toyota Motor 
Sales USA Inc.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information regarding this Notice 
of Appointment, please contact, Ms. Christina Moody, Acting Deputy 
Director, Office of External Affairs and Environmental Education, 
Office of Environmental Education (1701A) U.S. EPA 1200 Pennsylvania 
Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460. General information concerning NEEF can 
be found on their Web site at: http://www.neefusa.org.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Additional Considerations: Great care has been taken to assure that 
this new appointee not only has the highest degree of expertise and 
commitment, but also brings to the Board diverse points of view 
relating to environmental education. This appointment is a four-year 
term which may be renewed once for an additional four years pending 
successful re-election by the NEEF nominating committee.
    This appointee will join the current Board members which include:

 Phillipe Cousteau, Co-Founder and CEO, EarthEcho International
 Decker Anstrom (Chairman), Former U.S. Ambassador, Retired 
Chairman, The Weather Channel Companies, Washington, DC
 JL Armstrong (Vice Chair), National Manager, External Affairs, 
Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc., Torrance, CA
 Kenneth Strassner (Treasurer), Strassner Consulting, LLC, 
Roswell, GA
 Diane Wood (Secretary), President, NEEF, Washington, DC
 Megan Reilly Cayten, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, 
Catrinka, LLC, Brooklyn, NY
 Philippe Cousteau, Co-Founder and CEO, EarthEcho 
International, Washington, DC
 Manuel Diaz, Partner, Lydecker Diaz, Former Mayor of Miami, 
Miami, FL
 Wonya Lucas, President, Lucas Strategic Consulting, Atlanta, 
GA
 Trish Silber, President, Aliniad Consulting Partners, Inc., 
Potomac, MD
 Bradley Smith, Ph.D., Special Assistant to the Provost, 
Emeritus Dean, Huxley College of the Environment, Western Washington 
University, Bellingham, WA
 Official as of October 13, 2013:
 Carlos Alcazar, CEO and Creative Director, Hispanic 
Communications Network, Washington, DC
 Shannon Schuyler, Principal, Corporate Responsibility Leader, 
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Chicago, IL

    Background: Section 10(a) of the National Environmental Education 
Act of 1990 mandates a National Environmental Education Foundation. The 
Foundation is established in order to extend the contribution of 
environmental education and training to meeting critical environmental 
protection needs, both in this country and internationally; to 
facilitate the cooperation, coordination, and contribution of public 
and private resources to create an environmentally

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advanced educational system; and to foster an open and effective 
partnership among Federal, State, and local government, business, 
industry, academic institutions, community based environmental groups, 
and international organizations.
    The Foundation is a charitable and nonprofit corporation whose 
income is exempt from tax, and donations to which are tax deductible to 
the same extent as those organizations listed pursuant to section 
501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. The Foundation is not an 
agency or establishment of the United States. The purposes of the 
Foundation are--
    (A) Subject to the limitation contained in the final sentence of 
subsection (d) herein, to encourage, accept, leverage, and administer 
private gifts for the benefit of, or in connection with, the 
environmental education and training activities and services of the 
United States Environmental Protection Agency;
    (B) to conduct such other environmental education activities as 
will further the development of an environmentally conscious and 
responsible public, a well-trained and environmentally literate 
workforce, and an environmentally advanced educational system;
    (C) to participate with foreign entities and individuals in the 
conduct and coordination of activities that will further opportunities 
for environmental education and training to address environmental 
issues and problems involving the United States and Canada or Mexico.
    The Foundation develops, supports, and/or operates programs and 
projects to educate and train educational and environmental 
professionals, and to assist them in the development and delivery of 
environmental education and training programs and studies.
    The Foundation has a governing Board of Directors (hereafter 
referred to in this section as `the Board'), which consists of 13 
directors, each of whom shall be knowledgeable or experienced in the 
environment, education and/or training. The Board oversees the 
activities of the Foundation and assures that the activities of the 
Foundation are consistent with the environmental and education goals 
and policies of the Environmental Protection Agency and with the 
intents and purposes of the Act. The membership of the Board, to the 
extent practicable, represents diverse points of view relating to 
environmental education and training. Members of the Board are 
appointed by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
    Within 90 days of the date of the enactment of the National 
Environmental Education Act, and as appropriate thereafter, the 
Administrator will publish in the Federal Register an announcement of 
appointments of Directors of the Board. Such appointments become final 
and effective 90 days after publication in the Federal Register. The 
directors are appointed for terms of 4 years. The Administrator shall 
appoint an individual to serve as a director in the event of a vacancy 
on the Board within 60 days of said vacancy in the manner in which the 
original appointment was made. No individual may serve more than 2 
consecutive terms as a director.

    Dated: October 31, 2013.
Gina McCarthy,
Administrator.

Jacqueline M. Thomas

    Ms. Thomas is the Vice President of corporate responsibility at 
Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. (TMS). She joined TMS in 1999. She is 
responsible for providing strategic direction an leadership over 
multiple departments, including internal audit; compliance and ethics; 
enterprise risk management; environment, hazmat, health and safety; and 
the office of privacy.
    Prior to joining TMS she worked at Atlantic Richfield Company. She 
is active in a number of church and community programs.
[FR Doc. 2013-28369 Filed 11-25-13; 8:45 am]
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