Defense Trade Advisory Group; Notice of Membership, 6983-6984 [2014-02414]

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The purpose of the DTAG is to provide the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs with a formal channel for regular consultation and coordination with U.S. private sector defense exporters and defense trade specialists on issues involving U.S. laws, policies, and regulations for munitions exports. The DTAG advises the Bureau on its support for and regulation of defense trade to help ensure that impediments to legitimate exports are reduced while the foreign policy and national security interests of the United States continue to be protected and advanced in accordance with the Arms Export Control Act (AECA), as amended. Major topics addressed by the DTAG include (a) policy issues on commercial defense trade and technology transfer; (b) regulatory and licensing procedures applicable to defense articles, services, and technical data; (c) technical issues involving the U.S. Munitions List (USML); and (d) questions relating to actions designed to carry out the AECA and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Members are appointed by the Assistant Secretary of State for PoliticalMilitary Affairs on the basis of individual substantive and technical expertise and qualifications, and must be representatives of United States defense industry, relevant trade and labor associations, academic, and foundation personnel. In accordance with the DTAG Charter, all DTAG members must be U.S. citizens, and DTAG members will represent the views of their organizations. All DTAG members shall be aware of the Department of State’s mandate that arms transfers must further U.S. national security and foreign policy interests. DTAG members also shall be versed in the complexity of commercial defense trade and industrial competitiveness, and all members must be able to advise the Bureau on these matters. While members are expected to use their expertise and provide candid advice, national security and foreign policy interests of the United States, as well as the interests of the entities they represent, shall be the bases for all policy and technical recommendations. E:\FR\FM\05FEN1.SGM 05FEN1 6984 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 24 / Wednesday, February 5, 2014 / Notices DTAG members’ responsibilities include: • Service for a consecutive two-year term which may be renewed or terminated at the discretion of the Assistant Secretary of State for PoliticalMilitary Affairs (membership shall automatically terminate for members who fail to attend two consecutive DTAG plenary meetings). • Making recommendations in accordance with the DTAG Charter and the FACA. • Making policy and technical recommendations within the scope of the U.S. commercial export control regime as mandated in the AECA, the ITAR, and appropriate directives. Please note that DTAG members may not be reimbursed for travel, per diem, and other expenses incurred in connection with their duties as DTAG members. A new applicant to the DTAG who is currently registered as a Federal lobbyist is not eligible to serve on the DTAG. How to apply: Applications in response to this notice must contain the following information: (1) Name of applicant; (2) affirmation of U.S. citizenship; (3) organizational affiliation and title, as appropriate; (4) mailing address; (5) work telephone number; (6) email address; (7) resume´; (8) summary of qualifications for DTAG membership and (9) confirmation that you have not been registered as a Federal lobbyist at any time from January 1, 2010 to the present. This information may be provided via two methods: • Emailed to the following address: DTAG@state.gov. In the subject field, please write, ‘‘DTAG Application.’’ • Send in hardcopy to the following address: Lisa Aguirre, PM/DDTC, SA–1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20522–0112. All applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2014 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Kenneth B. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 24 (Wednesday, February 5, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6983-6984]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-02414]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8621]


Defense Trade Advisory Group; Notice of Membership

AGENCY: Department of State.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Political-Military 
Affairs' Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG) is accepting membership 
applications. The Bureau of Political-Military Affairs is interested in 
applications from subject matter experts from the United States defense 
industry, relevant trade and labor associations, academic, and 
foundation personnel.
    The DTAG was established as an advisory committee under the 
authority of 22 U.S.C. 2651a and 2656 and the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (``FACA''). The purpose of the DTAG is to 
provide the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs with a formal channel 
for regular consultation and coordination with U.S. private sector 
defense exporters and defense trade specialists on issues involving 
U.S. laws, policies, and regulations for munitions exports. The DTAG 
advises the Bureau on its support for and regulation of defense trade 
to help ensure that impediments to legitimate exports are reduced while 
the foreign policy and national security interests of the United States 
continue to be protected and advanced in accordance with the Arms 
Export Control Act (AECA), as amended. Major topics addressed by the 
DTAG include (a) policy issues on commercial defense trade and 
technology transfer; (b) regulatory and licensing procedures applicable 
to defense articles, services, and technical data; (c) technical issues 
involving the U.S. Munitions List (USML); and (d) questions relating to 
actions designed to carry out the AECA and International Traffic in 
Arms Regulations (ITAR).
    Members are appointed by the Assistant Secretary of State for 
Political-Military Affairs on the basis of individual substantive and 
technical expertise and qualifications, and must be representatives of 
United States defense industry, relevant trade and labor associations, 
academic, and foundation personnel. In accordance with the DTAG 
Charter, all DTAG members must be U.S. citizens, and DTAG members will 
represent the views of their organizations. All DTAG members shall be 
aware of the Department of State's mandate that arms transfers must 
further U.S. national security and foreign policy interests. DTAG 
members also shall be versed in the complexity of commercial defense 
trade and industrial competitiveness, and all members must be able to 
advise the Bureau on these matters. While members are expected to use 
their expertise and provide candid advice, national security and 
foreign policy interests of the United States, as well as the interests 
of the entities they represent, shall be the bases for all policy and 
technical recommendations.

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    DTAG members' responsibilities include:
     Service for a consecutive two-year term which may be 
renewed or terminated at the discretion of the Assistant Secretary of 
State for Political-Military Affairs (membership shall automatically 
terminate for members who fail to attend two consecutive DTAG plenary 
meetings).
     Making recommendations in accordance with the DTAG Charter 
and the FACA.
     Making policy and technical recommendations within the 
scope of the U.S. commercial export control regime as mandated in the 
AECA, the ITAR, and appropriate directives.
    Please note that DTAG members may not be reimbursed for travel, per 
diem, and other expenses incurred in connection with their duties as 
DTAG members. A new applicant to the DTAG who is currently registered 
as a Federal lobbyist is not eligible to serve on the DTAG.
    How to apply: Applications in response to this notice must contain 
the following information: (1) Name of applicant; (2) affirmation of 
U.S. citizenship; (3) organizational affiliation and title, as 
appropriate; (4) mailing address; (5) work telephone number; (6) email 
address; (7) resume[acute]; (8) summary of qualifications for DTAG 
membership and (9) confirmation that you have not been registered as a 
Federal lobbyist at any time from January 1, 2010 to the present.
    This information may be provided via two methods:
     Emailed to the following address: DTAG@state.gov. In the 
subject field, please write, ``DTAG Application.''
     Send in hardcopy to the following address: Lisa Aguirre, 
PM/DDTC, SA-1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, 
Bureau of Political Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, 
Washington, DC 20522-0112.
    All applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2014

Kenneth B. Handelman,
Designated Federal Official, Defense Trade Advisory Group, Department 
of State.
[FR Doc. 2014-02414 Filed 2-4-14; 8:45 am]
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