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Download as PDF 8982 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 31 / Friday, February 14, 2014 / Notices Dated: February 10, 2014. David Clary, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. Dated: February 10, 2014. David Clary, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2014–03217 Filed 2–13–14; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2014–03219 Filed 2–13–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY National Institutes of Health Federal Emergency Management Agency National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research; Notice of Closed Meetings [Docket ID FEMA–2007–0008] National Advisory Council mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meetings. The meetings will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research Special Emphasis Panel; Clinical Trial or Biomarker Evaluation Study Planning Grant (R34) and Cooperative Agreement (U01) Applications Review Panel. Date: March 11, 2014. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, One Democracy Plaza, 6701 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892. Contact Person: Victor Henriquez, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, DEA/SRB/NIDCR, 6701 Democracy Blvd., Room 668, Bethesda, MD 20892–4878, 301–451–2405, henriquv@ nidcr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research Special Emphasis Panel. Date: March 14, 2014. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, One Democracy Plaza, 6701 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Savvas C Makrides, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Scientific Review Branch, NIDCR, NIH, 6701 Democracy Boulevard, Suite 672, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–594–4859, makridessc@mail.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.121, Oral Diseases and Disorders Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:47 Feb 13, 2014 Jkt 232001 Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Committee management; request for applicants for appointment to the National Advisory Council. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the National Advisory Council (NAC) to apply for appointment as identified in this notice. As provided for in the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 (PKEMRA) (Pub. L. 109–295), the NAC shall advise the Administrator of FEMA on all aspects of emergency management. The NAC shall incorporate State, local and Tribal government, non-profit and private sector input in the development and revision of national emergency management doctrine, policy, and plans. The NAC consists of up to 35 members, all of whom are experts and leaders in their respective fields. FEMA seeks to appoint individuals to ten (10) positions on the NAC that are open due to vacancy or term expiration. DATES: Applications and nominations will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. EST on March 14, 2014. ADDRESSES: Applications for membership should be submitted by ONE of the following methods: • E-Mail: FEMA-NAC@fema.dhs.gov. • Fax: (540) 504–2331. • Mail: Office of the National Advisory Council, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 8th Floor, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472– 3100. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alexandra Woodruff, Alternate Designated Federal Officer, The Office of the National Advisory Council, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 8th Floor, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472–3100; telephone (202) 646–2700; fax (540) 504–2331; and email FEMA-NAC@fema.dhs.gov. For SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 more information on the NAC, please visit http://www.fema.gov/nationaladvisory-council. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NAC is an advisory committee established in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. Appendix (Pub. L. 92– 463). As required by PKEMRA, the Secretary of Homeland Security established the NAC to ensure effective and ongoing coordination of Federal preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation for natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters. FEMA is requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the NAC to apply for appointment. One appointment for each discipline listed below (total of 10 appointments) will be open: Emergency Management (one representative appointment), Emergency Response (one representative appointment), Non-Elected Local Government Officials (one representative appointment), Health Scientist (one Special Government Employee appointment), Communications (one SGE appointment), Infrastructure Protection (one SGE appointment), Standards Setting and Accrediting (one representative appointment), Disabilities (one representative appointment), Elected Tribal Government Officials (one representative appointment) and Tribal Non-Elected Tribal Government Officials (one representative appointment). These appointments will be for three-year terms. The Administrator may appoint additional candidates to serve as FEMA Administrator Selections (either as a representative appointment or as a Special Government Employee (SGE)) for three-year terms. Individuals interested in serving on the NAC are invited to apply for appointment by submitting an application package to the Office of the NAC as listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. There is no application form; however, each application package MUST include the following information: • Cover letter, addressed to the Office of the NAC, detailing the discipline area(s) being applied for, current position title and organization, mailing address, a current telephone number and email address; • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV); and • Letters of Recommendation addressed to the Office of the NAC (if applicable—not required). E:\FR\FM\14FEN1.SGM 14FEN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 31 / Friday, February 14, 2014 / Notices Incomplete applications will not be considered. Current NAC members whose terms are ending should notify the Office of the NAC of their interest in reappointment in lieu of submitting a new application, and if desired, provide updated application materials for consideration. Each application will be scored based on the following criteria: 1. Demonstrated knowledge of Federal disasters and emergency response functions; 2. Demonstrated skill in working with high level officials and governments representing divergent points of view; 3. Experience coordinating and integrating activities with Federal, State, Local, Tribal or Territorial organizations and practitioner groups; 4. Proven leadership experience in specified discipline area(s) of interest; 5. Demonstrated knowledge of national emergency management policies and doctrine; 6. Demonstrated service on national, State, or Local task force, committee, or advisory body dealing with emergency preparedness and response; 7. Demonstrated experience in a senior management and leadership position, providing supervisory direction to an organization responsible for effective administration of complex policies and programs; 8. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with the strategic planning process for an organization or a committee; 9. Proven ability to provide expert technical advice, guidance, and recommendations on critical program issues requiring new approaches, establishment of precedents or the interpretation of controversial law, regulation, or past practice; and 10. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Appointees may be designated as a SGE as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code, or as a Representative appointment. Candidates selected for appointment as SGEs are required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Form (Office of Government Ethics (OGE) Form 450). This form can be obtained by visiting the Web site of the Office of Government Ethics (http:// www.oge.gov), or by contacting the Office of the NAC. Please do not submit this form with your application. Contact information is provided in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice. The NAC will meet in person approximately two times a year. Members may be reimbursed for travel VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:47 Feb 13, 2014 Jkt 232001 and per diem, and all travel for NAC business must be approved in advance by the Designated Federal Officer. NAC members are expected to serve on one of the three NAC Subcommittees, which regularly meet by teleconference throughout the year. 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 nonmerit factor. DHS strives to achieve a widely diverse candidate pool for all of its recruitment actions. Registered lobbyists, current FEMA employees, Disaster Assistance Employees, Reservists, Contractors, and potential Contractors will not be considered for membership. Dated: February 6, 2014. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2014–03153 Filed 2–13–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–48–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Information U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 31 (Friday, February 14, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8982-8983]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-03153]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2007-0008]


National Advisory Council

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Committee management; request for applicants for appointment to 
the National Advisory Council.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is requesting 
individuals who are interested in serving on the National Advisory 
Council (NAC) to apply for appointment as identified in this notice. As 
provided for in the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 
2006 (PKEMRA) (Pub. L. 109-295), the NAC shall advise the Administrator 
of FEMA on all aspects of emergency management. The NAC shall 
incorporate State, local and Tribal government, non-profit and private 
sector input in the development and revision of national emergency 
management doctrine, policy, and plans. The NAC consists of up to 35 
members, all of whom are experts and leaders in their respective 
fields. FEMA seeks to appoint individuals to ten (10) positions on the 
NAC that are open due to vacancy or term expiration.

DATES: Applications and nominations will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. 
EST on March 14, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Applications for membership should be submitted by ONE of 
the following methods:
     E-Mail: FEMA-NAC@fema.dhs.gov.
     Fax: (540) 504-2331.
     Mail: Office of the National Advisory Council, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, 8th Floor, 500 C Street SW., Washington, 
DC 20472-3100.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alexandra Woodruff, Alternate 
Designated Federal Officer, The Office of the National Advisory 
Council, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 8th Floor, 500 C Street 
SW., Washington, DC 20472-3100; telephone (202) 646-2700; fax (540) 
504-2331; and email FEMA-NAC@fema.dhs.gov. For more information on the 
NAC, please visit http://www.fema.gov/national-advisory-council.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NAC is an advisory committee established 
in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA), 5 U.S.C. Appendix (Pub. L. 92-463). As required by PKEMRA, the 
Secretary of Homeland Security established the NAC to ensure effective 
and ongoing coordination of Federal preparedness, protection, response, 
recovery, and mitigation for natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and 
other man-made disasters. FEMA is requesting individuals who are 
interested in serving on the NAC to apply for appointment. One 
appointment for each discipline listed below (total of 10 appointments) 
will be open: Emergency Management (one representative appointment), 
Emergency Response (one representative appointment), Non-Elected Local 
Government Officials (one representative appointment), Health Scientist 
(one Special Government Employee appointment), Communications (one SGE 
appointment), Infrastructure Protection (one SGE appointment), 
Standards Setting and Accrediting (one representative appointment), 
Disabilities (one representative appointment), Elected Tribal 
Government Officials (one representative appointment) and Tribal Non-
Elected Tribal Government Officials (one representative appointment). 
These appointments will be for three-year terms. The Administrator may 
appoint additional candidates to serve as FEMA Administrator Selections 
(either as a representative appointment or as a Special Government 
Employee (SGE)) for three-year terms.
    Individuals interested in serving on the NAC are invited to apply 
for appointment by submitting an application package to the Office of 
the NAC as listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. There is no 
application form; however, each application package MUST include the 
following information:
     Cover letter, addressed to the Office of the NAC, 
detailing the discipline area(s) being applied for, current position 
title and organization, mailing address, a current telephone number and 
email address;
     Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV); and
     Letters of Recommendation addressed to the Office of the 
NAC (if applicable--not required).


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Incomplete applications will not be considered. Current NAC members 
whose terms are ending should notify the Office of the NAC of their 
interest in reappointment in lieu of submitting a new application, and 
if desired, provide updated application materials for consideration.
    Each application will be scored based on the following criteria:
    1. Demonstrated knowledge of Federal disasters and emergency 
response functions;
    2. Demonstrated skill in working with high level officials and 
governments representing divergent points of view;
    3. Experience coordinating and integrating activities with Federal, 
State, Local, Tribal or Territorial organizations and practitioner 
groups;
    4. Proven leadership experience in specified discipline area(s) of 
interest;
    5. Demonstrated knowledge of national emergency management policies 
and doctrine;
    6. Demonstrated service on national, State, or Local task force, 
committee, or advisory body dealing with emergency preparedness and 
response;
    7. Demonstrated experience in a senior management and leadership 
position, providing supervisory direction to an organization 
responsible for effective administration of complex policies and 
programs;
    8. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with the strategic 
planning process for an organization or a committee;
    9. Proven ability to provide expert technical advice, guidance, and 
recommendations on critical program issues requiring new approaches, 
establishment of precedents or the interpretation of controversial law, 
regulation, or past practice; and
    10. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in 
writing.
    Appointees may be designated as a SGE as defined in section 202(a) 
of title 18, United States Code, or as a Representative appointment. 
Candidates selected for appointment as SGEs are required to complete a 
Confidential Financial Disclosure Form (Office of Government Ethics 
(OGE) Form 450). This form can be obtained by visiting the Web site of 
the Office of Government Ethics (http://www.oge.gov), or by contacting 
the Office of the NAC. Please do not submit this form with your 
application. Contact information is provided in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice.
    The NAC will meet in person approximately two times a year. Members 
may be reimbursed for travel and per diem, and all travel for NAC 
business must be approved in advance by the Designated Federal Officer. 
NAC members are expected to serve on one of the three NAC 
Subcommittees, which regularly meet by teleconference throughout the 
year. 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. Registered lobbyists, current FEMA employees, Disaster 
Assistance Employees, Reservists, Contractors, and potential 
Contractors will not be considered for membership.

    Dated: February 6, 2014.
W. Craig Fugate,
Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2014-03153 Filed 2-13-14; 8:45 am]
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