Request for Nominations of Candidates To Serve on the Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), 75925 [2013-29748]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 240 / Friday, December 13, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Request for Nominations of Candidates To Serve on the Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) The CDC is soliciting nominations for possible membership on the Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). CDC provides subject-matter expertise and assistance for domestic and global surveillance, laboratory, occupational health and epidemiology functions, and health threats including anthrax, smallpox, influenza and other infectious diseases, food-borne illness, and radiation, among others. The BSC, NIOSH consists of 15 experts in fields related to occupational safety and health. The members are selected by the Secretary, HHS. The board advises the NIOSH Director on occupational safety and health research and prevention programs. The board also provides advice on standards of scientific excellence, current needs in the field of occupational safety and health, and the applicability and dissemination of research findings. This advice may take the form of reports or verbal communications to the NIOSH Director during BSC meetings. Nominations are being sought for individuals who have expertise and qualifications necessary to contribute to the accomplishment of the board’s mission. More information is available on the BSC, NIOSH Web site: http:// www.cdc.gov/niosh/BSC/default.html Nominees will be selected based on expertise in the field occupational safety and health, such as occupational medicine, occupational nursing, industrial hygiene, occupational safety and health engineering, toxicology, chemistry, safety and health education, ergonomics, epidemiology, biostatistics, and psychology. Federal employees will not be considered for membership. Members may be invited to serve for terms of up to four years. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services policy stipulates that committee membership shall be balanced in terms of professional training and background, points of view represented, and the committee’s function. In addition to a broad range of expertise, consideration VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:32 Dec 12, 2013 Jkt 232001 is given to a broad representation of geographic areas within the U.S., with diverse representation of both genders, ethnic and racial minorities, and persons with disabilities. Nominees must be U.S. citizens, and cannot be full-time employees of the U.S. Government. Candidates should submit the following items: • Current curriculum vitae, including complete contact information (name, affiliation, mailing address, telephone number, email address) • A letter of recommendation stating the qualifications of the candidate. Nomination materials must be postmarked by January 31, 2014, and sent to: John Decker, NIOSH, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE., Mailstop E–20, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, telephone (404) 498–2500. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2013–29748 Filed 12–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifiers CMS–116 and CMS– 10225] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS’ intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information (including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information) and to allow 60 days for public comment on the proposed action. Interested persons are SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 75925 invited to send comments regarding our burden estimates or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. DATES: Comments must be received by February 11, 2014. ADDRESSES: When commenting, please reference the document identifier or OMB control number (OCN). To be assured consideration, comments and recommendations must be submitted in any one of the following ways: 1. Electronically. You may send your comments electronically to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for ‘‘Comment or Submission’’ or ‘‘More Search Options’’ to find the information collection document(s) that are accepting comments. 2. By regular mail. You may mail written comments to the following address: CMS, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs, Division of Regulations Development, Attention: Document Identifier/OMB Control Number ll, Room C4–26–05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244–1850. To obtain copies of a supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed collection(s) summarized in this notice, you may make your request using one of following: 1. Access CMS’ Web site address at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/ PaperworkReductionActof1995. 2. Email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and CMS document identifier, to Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov. 3. Call the Reports Clearance Office at (410) 786–1326. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Reports Clearance Office at (410) 786– 1326 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Contents This notice sets out a summary of the use and burden associated with the following information collections. More detailed information can be found in each collection’s supporting statement and associated materials (see ADDRESSES). E:\FR\FM\13DEN1.SGM 13DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Request for Nominations of Candidates To Serve on the Board of 
Scientific Counselors, National Institute for Occupational Safety and 
Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of 
Health and Human Services (HHS)

    The CDC is soliciting nominations for possible membership on the 
Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC), National Institute for 
Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
    CDC provides subject-matter expertise and assistance for domestic 
and global surveillance, laboratory, occupational health and 
epidemiology functions, and health threats including anthrax, smallpox, 
influenza and other infectious diseases, food-borne illness, and 
radiation, among others.
    The BSC, NIOSH consists of 15 experts in fields related to 
occupational safety and health. The members are selected by the 
Secretary, HHS. The board advises the NIOSH Director on occupational 
safety and health research and prevention programs. The board also 
provides advice on standards of scientific excellence, current needs in 
the field of occupational safety and health, and the applicability and 
dissemination of research findings. This advice may take the form of 
reports or verbal communications to the NIOSH Director during BSC 
meetings.
    Nominations are being sought for individuals who have expertise and 
qualifications necessary to contribute to the accomplishment of the 
board's mission. More information is available on the BSC, NIOSH Web 
site: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/BSC/default.html
    Nominees will be selected based on expertise in the field 
occupational safety and health, such as occupational medicine, 
occupational nursing, industrial hygiene, occupational safety and 
health engineering, toxicology, chemistry, safety and health education, 
ergonomics, epidemiology, biostatistics, and psychology.
    Federal employees will not be considered for membership. Members 
may be invited to serve for terms of up to four years. The U.S. 
Department of Health and Human Services policy stipulates that 
committee membership shall be balanced in terms of professional 
training and background, points of view represented, and the 
committee's function. In addition to a broad range of expertise, 
consideration is given to a broad representation of geographic areas 
within the U.S., with diverse representation of both genders, ethnic 
and racial minorities, and persons with disabilities. Nominees must be 
U.S. citizens, and cannot be full-time employees of the U.S. 
Government.
    Candidates should submit the following items:
     Current curriculum vitae, including complete contact 
information (name, affiliation, mailing address, telephone number, 
email address)
     A letter of recommendation stating the qualifications of 
the candidate.
    Nomination materials must be postmarked by January 31, 2014, and 
sent to: John Decker, NIOSH, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE., Mailstop E-20, 
Atlanta, Georgia 30333, telephone (404) 498-2500.
    The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been 
delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to 
announcements of meetings and other committee management activities for 
both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Agency for 
Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

Elaine L. Baker,
Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. 2013-29748 Filed 12-12-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4163-18-P