Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy, 18571-18572 [2014-07412]

Download as PDF tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 63 / Wednesday, April 2, 2014 / Notices location of MITAGS or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance, please contact Mr. Brian Senft at (410) 859– 5700. To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the issue to be considered by the working group, which is listed in the ‘‘Agenda’’ section below. Written comments must be identified by Docket No. USCG– 2014–0212, and may be submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: https:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments (preferred method to avoid delays in processing). • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Management Facility (M–30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE. 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Please note that the public oral comment periods may end before the prescribed ending time following the last call for comments. Contact Mr. Davis Breyer as indicated below no later than April 10, 2014 to register as a speaker. This notice may be viewed in our online docket, USCG–2014–0212, at https://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Davis Breyer, Alternate Designated Federal Officer of MERPAC, telephone 202–372–1445 or at davis.j.breyer@ uscg.mil. If you have any questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:01 Apr 01, 2014 Jkt 232001 Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2 (Pub. L. 92–463). MERPAC is an advisory committee authorized under section 871 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, Title 6, United States Code, section 451, and chartered under the provisions of the FACA. The Committee acts solely in an advisory capacity to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Commandant of the Coast Guard and the Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards on matters relating to personnel in the U.S. merchant marine, including but not limited to training, qualifications, certification, documentation, and fitness standards. The Committee will advise, consult with, and make recommendations reflecting its independent judgment to the Secretary. A copy of all meeting documentation, including the Task Statement, is available at https://homeport.uscg.mil by using these key strokes: Missions; Port and Waterways Safety; Advisory Committees; MERPAC; and then use the announcements key. Alternatively, you may contact Mr. Breyer as noted in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above. Agenda The agenda for April 17, 2014, working group meeting is as follows: (1) The working group will review and make recommendations concerning the use of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended (STCW) training tables for crewmembers serving onboard domestic small vessels fueled by gases or low flash-point fuels; (2) Public comment period; (3) The working group will discuss and prepare proposed recommendations for the full committee to consider with regards to Task Statement 80, concerning crew training requirements onboard domestic small vessels fueled by gases or low flash-point fuels; and (4) Adjournment of meeting. Dated: March 28, 2014. J.G. Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards. [FR Doc. 2014–07344 Filed 4–1–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18571 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2008–0010] Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Open Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet via teleconference on Thursday, April 17, 2014. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The meeting will take place on Thursday, April 17, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Please note that the meeting may close early if the Board has completed its business. ADDRESSES: Members of the public who wish to participate in the teleconference should contact Cindy Wivell as listed below in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by close of business April 15, 2014, to obtain the call-in number and access code. For information on services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance, contact Cindy Wivell as soon as possible. To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the issues to be considered by the Board as listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. Comments must be submitted in writing no later than April 15, 2014, and must be identified by Docket ID FEMA–2008–0010 and may be submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: https:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail/Hand Delivery: Cindy Wivell, 16825 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and the Docket ID for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at https:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received by the National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, go to https://www.regulations.gov, click on ‘‘Advanced Search,’’ then enter ‘‘FEMA–2008–0010’’ in the ‘‘By Docket ID’’ box, then select ‘‘FEMA’’ under ‘‘By SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02APN1.SGM 02APN1 18572 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 63 / Wednesday, April 2, 2014 / Notices Agency,’’ and then click ‘‘Search.’’ Prior to the meeting, handouts for the meeting will be posted at https:// www.usfa.fema.gov/nfa/bov.shtm by April 9, 2014. There will be a 10-minute public comment period. Each speaker will be given no more than 2 minutes to speak. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments. Contact Cindy Wivell to register as a speaker. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alternate Designated Federal Officer: Denis G. Onieal, telephone (301) 447– 1117. Logistical Information: Cindy Wivell, telephone (301) 447–1157, fax (301) 447–1834, and email Cindy.Wivell@ fema.dhs.gov. The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet via teleconference on Thursday, April 17, 2014. The meeting will be open to the public. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board The purpose of the Board is to review annually the programs of the National Fire Academy (NFA) and advise the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through the United States Fire Administrator, of the operation of the NFA and any improvements therein that the Board deems appropriate. In carrying out its responsibilities, the Board examines NFA programs to determine whether these programs further the basic missions that are approved by the Administrator of FEMA, examines the physical plant of the NFA to determine the adequacy of the NFA’s facilities, and examines the funding levels for NFA programs. The Board submits a written annual report, through the United States Fire Administrator, to the Administrator of FEMA. The report provides detailed comments and recommendations regarding the operation of the NFA. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Agenda At its December 2013 meeting, the Board recommended establishing a twoyear NFA Managing Officer Program designed to enhance the management and leadership skills of first-line to midlevel managers in their fire and emergency medical service organizations. Two subcommittees were established by the Designated Federal Officer to review curriculum and admissions and final project guidelines. The Board will review reports from VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:01 Apr 01, 2014 Jkt 232001 these subcommittees, deliberate, and develop recommendations for presentation to the FEMA Administrator through the U.S. Fire Administrator. Dated: March 26, 2014. Denis G. Onieal, Superintendent, National Fire Academy, United States Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency. FEMA received seventeen comments on the proposed policy that did not lead to any changes to the final policy. This final policy does not have the force or effect of law. Authority: 42 U.S.C. 5121–5207. [FR Doc. 2014–07412 Filed 4–1–14; 8:45 m] David J. Kaufman, Associate Administrator, Office of Policy and Program Analysis, Federal Emergency Management Agency. BILLING CODE 9111–45–P [FR Doc. 2014–07413 Filed 4–1–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2013–0044] Recovery Policy RP9525.2, Donated Resources Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: This document provides notice of the availability of the final Recovery Policy RP9525.23, Donated Resources. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published a notice of availability and request for comment for the proposed policy on November 1, 2013 at 78 FR 65688. DATES: This policy is effective February 26, 2014. ADDRESSES: This final policy is available online at https://www.regulations.gov and on FEMA’s Web site at https:// www.fema.gov. The proposed and final policy, all related Federal Register Notices, and all public comments received during the comment period are available at https://www.regulations.gov under docket ID FEMA–2013–0044. You may also view a hard copy of the final policy at the Office of Chief Counsel, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Room 8NE, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Roche, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, 202–646–3834. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The final policy establishes the criteria by which applicants will be credited for volunteer labor, donated equipment, and donated materials used in the performance of eligible emergency work (Categories A and B). The final policy incorporates a change that allows the value of mass care and sheltering activities provided by a voluntary agency to be applied to the non-Federal cost share as a donated resource even when those activities are part of the organization’s mission. 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USCIS received one comment in connection with the 60-day notice. DATES: The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until May 2, 2014. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. ADDRESSES: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, must be directed to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via email at oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. The comments submitted to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer may also be submitted to DHS via the Federal eRulemaking Portal Web site at https://www.regulations.gov under eDocket ID number USCIS–2006–0059 or SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02APN1.SGM 02APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 63 (Wednesday, April 2, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18571-18572]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-07412]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2008-0010]


Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Open Federal Advisory Committee 
Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) 
will meet via teleconference on Thursday, April 17, 2014. The meeting 
will be open to the public.

DATES: The meeting will take place on Thursday, April 17, 3:00 to 4:30 
p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Please note that the meeting may close 
early if the Board has completed its business.

ADDRESSES: Members of the public who wish to participate in the 
teleconference should contact Cindy Wivell as listed below in the FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by close of business April 15, 
2014, to obtain the call-in number and access code. For information on 
services for individuals with disabilities or to request special 
assistance, contact Cindy Wivell as soon as possible.
    To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment 
on the issues to be considered by the Board as listed in the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. Comments must be submitted in 
writing no later than April 15, 2014, and must be identified by Docket 
ID FEMA-2008-0010 and may be submitted by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail/Hand Delivery: Cindy Wivell, 16825 South Seton 
Avenue, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Department of Homeland Security'' and the Docket ID for this action. 
Comments received will be posted without alteration at https://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received by the National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, go to 
https://www.regulations.gov, click on ``Advanced Search,'' then enter 
``FEMA-2008-0010'' in the ``By Docket ID'' box, then select ``FEMA'' 
under ``By

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Agency,'' and then click ``Search.'' Prior to the meeting, handouts for 
the meeting will be posted at https://www.usfa.fema.gov/nfa/bov.shtm by 
April 9, 2014.
    There will be a 10-minute public comment period. Each speaker will 
be given no more than 2 minutes to speak. Please note that the public 
comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last 
call for comments. Contact Cindy Wivell to register as a speaker.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Alternate Designated Federal Officer: Denis G. Onieal, telephone (301) 
447-1117.
Logistical Information: Cindy Wivell, telephone (301) 447-1157, fax 
(301) 447-1834, and email Cindy.Wivell@fema.dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire 
Academy (Board) will meet via teleconference on Thursday, April 17, 
2014. The meeting will be open to the public. Notice of this meeting is 
given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 
92-463).

Purpose of the Board

    The purpose of the Board is to review annually the programs of the 
National Fire Academy (NFA) and advise the Administrator of the Federal 
Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through the United States Fire 
Administrator, of the operation of the NFA and any improvements therein 
that the Board deems appropriate. In carrying out its responsibilities, 
the Board examines NFA programs to determine whether these programs 
further the basic missions that are approved by the Administrator of 
FEMA, examines the physical plant of the NFA to determine the adequacy 
of the NFA's facilities, and examines the funding levels for NFA 
programs. The Board submits a written annual report, through the United 
States Fire Administrator, to the Administrator of FEMA. The report 
provides detailed comments and recommendations regarding the operation 
of the NFA.

Agenda

    At its December 2013 meeting, the Board recommended establishing a 
two-year NFA Managing Officer Program designed to enhance the 
management and leadership skills of first-line to mid-level managers in 
their fire and emergency medical service organizations. Two 
subcommittees were established by the Designated Federal Officer to 
review curriculum and admissions and final project guidelines. The 
Board will review reports from these subcommittees, deliberate, and 
develop recommendations for presentation to the FEMA Administrator 
through the U.S. Fire Administrator.

    Dated: March 26, 2014.
Denis G. Onieal,
Superintendent, National Fire Academy, United States Fire 
Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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