Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy, 52348-52349 [2014-20979]

Download as PDF 52348 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 170 / Wednesday, September 3, 2014 / Notices The Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee is authorized by Title 46 United States Code Section 4508 and the Committee’s purpose is to provide advice and recommendations to the United States Coast Guard and the Department of Homeland Security on matters relating to the safety of commercial fishing industry vessels. A copy of all meeting documentation is available at http://fishsafe.info/ Alternatively, you may contact Jack Kemerer as noted in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Agenda The Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee will meet to review, discuss and formulate recommendations on topics contained in the agenda: Day 1 The meeting will include administrative matters, reports, presentations, discussions, and Subcommittee sessions as follows: (1) Swearing-in of new members, election of Chair and Vice-Chair, and completion of Department of Homeland Security Form 420 by Special Government Employee members. (2) Status of Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety Rulemaking projects resulting from requirements set forth in the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010 and the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2012. (3) Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety District Coordinators’ reports on activities and initiatives. (4) Industry Representatives’ updates on safety and survival equipment, and classification of new fishing vessels. (5) Presentation and discussion on fatality rates by regions and fisheries and update on safety and risk reduction related projects by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. (6) Presentation and discussion on safety standards by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service. (7) Subcommittee/working group sessions on (a) standards for alternative safety compliance program(s) development, and (b) training program requirements for individuals in charge of a vessel and engineer officer qualifications. (8) Public comment period. (9) Adjournment of meeting. There will be a comment period for Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee members and a comment period for the public after each presentation and discussion. The Committee will review the information VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:40 Sep 02, 2014 Jkt 232001 presented on any issues, deliberate on any recommendations presented in Subcommittee reports, and formulate recommendations for the Department’s consideration. Day 2 The meeting will primarily be dedicated to continuing Subcommittee/ working group sessions on training requirements and alternative safety compliance programs, but will also include: (1) Reports and recommendations from the Subcommittees to the full committee for consideration. (2) Other safety recommendations and safety program strategies from the Committee. (3) Public comment period (4) Future plans and goals for the Committee. (5) Adjournment of meeting. Dated: August 28, 2014. Jonathan C. Burton, Captain, United States Coast Guard, Director of Inspections and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2014–20883 Filed 9–2–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P 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 on September 18–19, 2014. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The meeting will take place on Thursday, September 18, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT and on Friday, September 19, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT. Please note that the meeting may close early if the Board has completed its business. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Emergency Training Center, Building H, Room 300, Emmitsburg, Maryland. Members of the public who wish to obtain details on how to gain access to the facility and directions may contact Cindy Wivell as listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by close of business September 12, 2014. Picture SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 identification is needed for access. Members of the public may also participate by teleconference and may contact Cindy Wivell to obtain the callin 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 September 12, and must be identified by Docket ID FEMA–2008–0010 and may be submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: FEMA–RULES@ fema.dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message. • 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 http:// 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 http:// www.regulations.gov, click on ‘‘Advanced Search,’’ then enter ‘‘FEMA–2008–0010’’ in the ‘‘By Docket ID’’ box, then select ‘‘FEMA’’ under ‘‘By Agency,’’ and then click ‘‘Search.’’ Prior to the meeting, and no later than September 10, handouts for the meeting will be posted at http:// www.usfa.fema.gov/nfa/about/bov.shtm. 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 on Thursday, September 18, and Friday, September 19, 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. Appendix. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\03SEN1.SGM 03SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 170 / Wednesday, September 3, 2014 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 On the first day of the meeting, there will be 6 sessions, with deliberations and voting at the end of each session as necessary. 1. The Board will select a Chairperson and Vice Chairperson for Fiscal Year 2015, and the Chairperson will acknowledge the recognition given to the Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy by the Department of Homeland Security’s Committee Management Officer. 2. The Board will then review and give feedback on NFA program activities, including: • The Managing Officer Program, a new multiyear curriculum that introduces emerging emergency services leaders to personal and professional skills in change management, risk reduction, and adaptive leadership; • The Executive Fire Officer Program Symposium; • Scheduling of back-to-back, 6-day classes/one stipend initiative; • The curriculum development plan for Fiscal Year 2015; • The curriculum Enterprise Shared Workspace, a database system developed to capture and track course development and revision activities; • NFA Online, the NFA’s web-based learning platform for distance learning courses; • Mediated course deliveries, which provide NFA training through an instructor facilitated web-based learning environment; • The Bring-Your-Own-Device program, which allows students to download the student manual to their own personal electronic devices and VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:40 Sep 02, 2014 Jkt 232001 eliminates the use of paper-based student materials; and • The Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education Recognition Program. 3. The Board will then receive updates on U.S. Fire Administration data, research, and response support initiatives. 4. The Board will then discuss the Professional Development Subcommittee activities, including the Professional Development Symposium, which brings national training and education audiences together for their annual conference and support initiatives, and the guidelines for work groups within the subcommittee. 5. The BOV will receive annual ethics training. 6. The BOV will discuss deferred maintenance and capital improvements on the National Emergency Training Center campus and Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request/Budget Planning, as well as tour the campus facility. On the second day, the Board will conduct classroom visits and engage in an annual report writing session. Deliberations or voting may occur as needed during the report writing session. There will be a 10-minute comment period after each agenda item; 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. Dated: August 27, 2014. Denis G. Onieal, Superintendent, National Fire Academy, United States Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2014–20979 Filed 9–2–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–45–P 52349 requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment. Comments Due Date: November 3, 2014. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410–5000; telephone 202–402–3400 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms or other available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov or telephone 202–402–3400. This is not a toll-free number. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A. DATES: A. Overview of Information Collection DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5757–N–01] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Application for Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control Grant Programs and Quality Assurance Plans HUD Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Title of Information Collection: Application for Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control Grant Programs and Quality Assurance Plans. OMB Approval Number: 2539–0015. Type of Request: Renewal with some changes due to program changes. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Respondents: Cities, States and municipalities, universities, private companies. Estimated Number of Respondents: 250. Estimated Number of Responses: 250. Frequency of Response: Annual. Average Hours per Response: 80. Total Estimated Burdens: 23,760 hours, $950,400. E:\FR\FM\03SEN1.SGM 03SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 170 (Wednesday, September 3, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52348-52349]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-20979]


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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 on September 18-19, 2014. The meeting will be open to the 
public.

DATES: The meeting will take place on Thursday, September 18, 8:30 a.m. 
to 5:00 p.m. EDT and on Friday, September 19, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
EDT. Please note that the meeting may close early if the Board has 
completed its business.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Emergency Training 
Center, Building H, Room 300, Emmitsburg, Maryland. Members of the 
public who wish to obtain details on how to gain access to the facility 
and directions may contact Cindy Wivell as listed in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section by close of business September 12, 2014. 
Picture identification is needed for access. Members of the public may 
also participate by teleconference and may contact Cindy Wivell 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 September 12, and must be identified by Docket ID 
FEMA-2008-0010 and may be submitted by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: FEMA-RULES@fema.dhs.gov. Include the docket number 
in the subject line of the message.
     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 http://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 
http://www.regulations.gov, click on ``Advanced Search,'' then enter 
``FEMA-2008-0010'' in the ``By Docket ID'' box, then select ``FEMA'' 
under ``By Agency,'' and then click ``Search.'' Prior to the meeting, 
and no later than September 10, handouts for the meeting will be posted 
at http://www.usfa.fema.gov/nfa/about/bov.shtm.

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 on Thursday, September 18, and Friday, 
September 19, 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. Appendix.

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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

    On the first day of the meeting, there will be 6 sessions, with 
deliberations and voting at the end of each session as necessary.
    1. The Board will select a Chairperson and Vice Chairperson for 
Fiscal Year 2015, and the Chairperson will acknowledge the recognition 
given to the Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy by the 
Department of Homeland Security's Committee Management Officer.
    2. The Board will then review and give feedback on NFA program 
activities, including:
     The Managing Officer Program, a new multiyear curriculum 
that introduces emerging emergency services leaders to personal and 
professional skills in change management, risk reduction, and adaptive 
leadership;
     The Executive Fire Officer Program Symposium;
     Scheduling of back-to-back, 6-day classes/one stipend 
initiative;
     The curriculum development plan for Fiscal Year 2015;
     The curriculum Enterprise Shared Workspace, a database 
system developed to capture and track course development and revision 
activities;
     NFA Online, the NFA's web-based learning platform for 
distance learning courses;
     Mediated course deliveries, which provide NFA training 
through an instructor facilitated web-based learning environment;
     The Bring-Your-Own-Device program, which allows students 
to download the student manual to their own personal electronic devices 
and eliminates the use of paper-based student materials; and
     The Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education 
Recognition Program.
    3. The Board will then receive updates on U.S. Fire Administration 
data, research, and response support initiatives.
    4. The Board will then discuss the Professional Development 
Subcommittee activities, including the Professional Development 
Symposium, which brings national training and education audiences 
together for their annual conference and support initiatives, and the 
guidelines for work groups within the subcommittee.
    5. The BOV will receive annual ethics training.
    6. The BOV will discuss deferred maintenance and capital 
improvements on the National Emergency Training Center campus and 
Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request/Budget Planning, as well as tour the 
campus facility.
    On the second day, the Board will conduct classroom visits and 
engage in an annual report writing session. Deliberations or voting may 
occur as needed during the report writing session.
    There will be a 10-minute comment period after each agenda item; 
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.

    Dated: August 27, 2014.
Denis G. Onieal,
Superintendent, National Fire Academy, United States Fire 
Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2014-20979 Filed 9-2-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9111-45-P