U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy; Notice of Meeting, 22177 [2014-09013]

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This meeting is open to the public, Members and staff of Congress, the State Department, Defense Department, the media, and other governmental and non-governmental organizations. To attend and make any requests for reasonable accommodation, email pdcommission@state.gov by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Please arrive for the meeting by 9:45 a.m. to allow for a prompt meeting start. The United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy appraises U.S. Government activities intended to understand, inform, and influence foreign publics. The Advisory VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:19 Apr 18, 2014 Jkt 232001 Commission may conduct studies, inquiries, and meetings, as it deems necessary. It may assemble and disseminate information and issue reports and other publications, subject to the approval of the Chairperson, in consultation with the Executive Director. The Advisory Commission may undertake foreign travel in pursuit of its studies and coordinate, sponsor, or oversee projects, studies, events, or other activities that it deems desirable and necessary in fulfilling its functions. The Commission consists of seven members appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The members of the Commission shall represent the public interest and shall be selected from a cross section of educational, communications, cultural, scientific, technical, public service, labor, business, and professional backgrounds. Not more than four members shall be from any one political party. The President designates a member to chair the Commission. The current members of the Commission are: Mr. William Hybl of Colorado, Chairman; Ambassador Lyndon Olson of Texas, Vice Chairman; Mr. Sim Farar of California, Vice Chairman; Ambassador Penne KorthPeacock of Texas; Ms. Lezlee Westine of Virginia; and Anne Terman Wedner of Illinois. One seat on the Commission is currently vacant. The following individual has been nominated to the Commission but awaits Senate confirmation as of this writing: Alfredo Balsera of Florida. To request further information about the meeting or the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, you may contact its Executive Director, Katherine Brown, at BrownKA4@ state.gov. Dated: April 14, 2014. Katherine Brown, Executive Director, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2014–09013 Filed 4–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–11–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Proposed Part 139 Operating Certificate and Related Actions at Paulding Northwest Atlanta Airport Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22177 Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Assessment and notice of opportunity for public comment. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 76 (Monday, April 21, 2014)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-09013]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8702]


U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy; Notice of Meeting

    The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy will hold a public 
meeting from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., Thursday, May 8, 2014 in Room 
B12 of The George Washington University's Elliot School of 
International Affairs at 1957 E Street NW., Washington, DC 20052.
    The meeting's topic will be on ``Defining the Role of Arts and 
Culture in National Security'' and will feature Rick Ruth, Senior 
Advisor in the Education and Cultural Affairs Bureau at the U.S. 
Department of State, and Molly Fannon, Director of the Office of 
International Relations and Programs at The Smithsonian Institution. 
Other official representatives involved in arts and cultural diplomacy 
will also be in attendance.
    This meeting is open to the public, Members and staff of Congress, 
the State Department, Defense Department, the media, and other 
governmental and non-governmental organizations. To attend and make any 
requests for reasonable accommodation, email pdcommission@state.gov by 
5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Please arrive for the meeting by 9:45 
a.m. to allow for a prompt meeting start.
    The United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy appraises 
U.S. Government activities intended to understand, inform, and 
influence foreign publics. The Advisory Commission may conduct studies, 
inquiries, and meetings, as it deems necessary. It may assemble and 
disseminate information and issue reports and other publications, 
subject to the approval of the Chairperson, in consultation with the 
Executive Director. The Advisory Commission may undertake foreign 
travel in pursuit of its studies and coordinate, sponsor, or oversee 
projects, studies, events, or other activities that it deems desirable 
and necessary in fulfilling its functions.
    The Commission consists of seven members appointed by the 
President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The 
members of the Commission shall represent the public interest and shall 
be selected from a cross section of educational, communications, 
cultural, scientific, technical, public service, labor, business, and 
professional backgrounds. Not more than four members shall be from any 
one political party. The President designates a member to chair the 
Commission.
    The current members of the Commission are: Mr. William Hybl of 
Colorado, Chairman; Ambassador Lyndon Olson of Texas, Vice Chairman; 
Mr. Sim Farar of California, Vice Chairman; Ambassador Penne Korth-
Peacock of Texas; Ms. Lezlee Westine of Virginia; and Anne Terman 
Wedner of Illinois. One seat on the Commission is currently vacant.
    The following individual has been nominated to the Commission but 
awaits Senate confirmation as of this writing: Alfredo Balsera of 
Florida.
    To request further information about the meeting or the U.S. 
Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, you may contact its Executive 
Director, Katherine Brown, at BrownKA4@state.gov.

    Dated: April 14, 2014.
Katherine Brown,
Executive Director, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2014-09013 Filed 4-18-14; 8:45 am]
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