Notice of Request for Applications for Appointment to the National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council, 56432-56433 [2014-22360]

Download as PDF 56432 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 182 / Friday, September 19, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2014–0086] Notice of Request for Applications for Appointment to the National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of Request for Applicants for Appointment/Reappointment to the National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council (NEMSAC). AGENCY: NHTSA and its partners at the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Homeland Security (DHS) are soliciting applications for appointment or reappointment to DOT’s NEMSAC. The purpose of NEMSAC, a nationally recognized council of emergency medical services representatives and consumers, is to advise and consult with DOT and the Federal Interagency Committee on EMS (FICEMS) on matters relating to emergency medical services (EMS). More information on NEMSAC, including its previous recommendations, its charter, and its current membership is available at www.EMS.gov/NEMSAC.htm. DATES: Application packages as described below must be received by NHTSA on or before December 1, 2014. ADDRESSES: If you wish to apply for membership, your application package should be submitted by: • Email: NEMSAC@dot.gov; • Fax: (202) 366–7149; or • Mail: Use only overnight mail such as UPS or FedEx to: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Office of Emergency Medical Services, Attn: Noah Smith, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., NTI–140, Washington, DC 20590. Any person needing accessibility accommodations should contact Noah Smith at (202) 366–5030. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Designated Federal Officer, Drew Dawson, Director, Office of Emergency Medical Services at (202) 366–9966; or Noah Smith at (202) 366–5030 or via email at NEMSAC@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this call for applications is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 2). The NEMSAC is authorized under Section 31108 of the Moving Ahead with Progress in the 21st Century Act of 2012. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:15 Sep 18, 2014 Jkt 232001 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is hereby soliciting nominations for members of the NEMSAC. The Secretary of Transportation, in coordination with HHS and DHS, will appoint 25 Council members on or around April 22, 2015. Members will be selected with a view toward achieving a varied and balanced perspective on emergency medical services. The Council will be composed of non-Federal experts representing various sectors of the EMS community. To the extent reasonable, one member will be appointed to represent the perspectives of each of the following 24 particular sectors of EMS: • EMS Practitioners • Volunteer EMS • Fire-based (career) EMS • Private (career non-fire) EMS • Hospital-based EMS • Tribal EMS • Air Medical EMS • Local EMS service director/ administrators • EMS Medical Directors • Emergency Physicians • Trauma Surgeons • Pediatric Emergency Physicians • State EMS Directors • State Highway Safety Directors • EMS Educators • Public Safety Call-taker/Dispatcher (911) • EMS Data Managers • EMS Researchers • Emergency Nurses • Hospital Administration • Public Health • Emergency Management • Consumers (not directly affiliated with an EMS or healthcare organization) • State or local legislative bodies (e.g. city/county councils; State legislatures) The Council’s broad-based membership will assure that it has sufficient EMS system expertise and geographic and demographic diversity to accurately reflect the EMS community as a whole. Applications for members within the EMS community will be solicited from a wide array of national organizations and the public. These members will be selected for their individual expertise and to assure balanced representation from across the EMS community, but no member will represent a specific organization or association. Membership balance is not static and may change, depending on the work of the Council. Council members serve for a term of 2 years and may be reappointed for one additional successive term. The Chair and Vice Chair of the Council are PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 elected annually from among the selected members, and the Council is expected to meet approximately three times per year or as necessary in Washington, DC. Members serve in a ‘‘representative’’ capacity on NEMSAC and not as Special Government Employees. Members are unpaid; however, the NHTSA Office of EMS sponsors the associated costs for members to travel to Washington, DC. Process and Deadline for Submitting New Applications: Individuals must self-nominate and must apply to represent specific sectors of EMS as outlined above. Applicants may apply to represent more than one sector. There is no standard application. Instead, to be considered for the NEMSAC, applicants must submit the following information in a single package: (1) A cover letter addressed to the Designated Federal Officer, Drew Dawson, that includes: a. The applicant’s full name, title, home address, phone number, and email address; b. Under the heading ‘‘SECTOR(S) OF EMS’’ a listing of which sectors of EMS the applicant is applying to represent from the list of 24 above; and c. An explanation of why the applicant is applying to be a NEMSAC member and how their experience and/ or education qualifies them to represent each sector for which they are applying to represent; (2) A resume or curriculum vitae; (3) A short biography of the applicant including professional and academic credentials not to exceed 150 words; (4) Up to four (4) letters of support or recommendation from a company, union, trade association, non-profit organization or individual on letterhead containing a brief description why the applicant should be considered for appointment; and (5) An affirmative statement that the applicant is not a federally registered lobbyist, and that the applicant understands that if appointed, the applicant will not be allowed to continue to serve as a Council member if the applicant becomes a federally registered lobbyist; Please do not send company, trade association, or organization brochures or any other information. Should more information be needed, DOT staff will contact the applicant, obtain information from their past affiliations, or obtain information from publicly available sources, such as the Internet. It is preferred that application packages be emailed to NEMSAC@ dot.gov, but they may also be faxed to the attention of Noah Smith at (202) 366–7149, or mailed to the U.S. E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 182 / Friday, September 19, 2014 / Notices Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Office of Emergency Medical Services, Attn: Noah Smith, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., NTI–140, Washington, DC, 20590. If mailing, please use only overnight mail such as UPS or FedEx. Applications must be received on or before December 1, 2014. Applications selected for appointment to the NEMSAC will be notified by email and by a letter of appointment. Process and Deadline for Current NEMSAC Members to Apply for Reappointment: The NEMSAC charter stipulates a two-term limit for appointees, thus currently appointed members of NEMSAC in their first terms are eligible to apply for reappointment. Current NEMSAC members in their first term may apply for reappointment by submitting a cover letter addressed to the Designated Federal Officer, Drew Dawson with an explanation of why the member is seeking reappointment and an updated resume or curriculum vitae. The deadline and methods for submission are the same as above for new applicants. Issued in Washington, DC, on September 16, 2014, under authority delegated in 49 CFR part 1.95. Jeffrey P. Michael, Associate Administrator for Research and Program Development. [FR Doc. 2014–22360 Filed 9–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. AB 933 (Sub–No. 1X)] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Dakota, Missouri Valley and Western Railroad, Inc.—Discontinuance of Service Exemption—in Burke County, ND On August 29, 2014, Dakota, Missouri Valley and Western Railroad, Inc. (DMVW) filed with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) a petition under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903 to discontinue rail service over two connecting lines in Burke County, N.D. The first line, known as the FlaxtonStampede Line, is approximately 17 miles long and consists of segments between: (1) Milepost 541.0 at Flaxton and milepost 549.64 at Rival; (2) milepost 549.64 and milepost 550.8 at Lignite Junction; and (3) milepost 550.8 and milepost 558.0 near Stampede.1 The 1 DMVW has been operating over the FlaxtonStampede Line since 1990 pursuant to leases and trackage rights from Canadian Pacific Railway VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:15 Sep 18, 2014 Jkt 232001 second line, known as the Lignite Line, is approximately 9.96 miles long and extends from milepost 550.8 (previously Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) milepost 56.96) at Lignite Junction to the end of Soo Line Railroad Company d/b/a Canadian Pacific Railway Company’s ownership (previously BNSF milepost 47).2 The FlaxtonStampede Line and Lignite Line (collectively, Lines) traverse U.S. Postal Service Zip Codes 58737, 58722, 58752, 58727, and 58721.3 DMVW states that the Lines do not contain any federally granted rights-ofway. Any documentation in petitioner’s possession will be made available promptly to those requesting it. The interest of railroad employees will be protected by the conditions set forth in Oregon Short Line Railroad— Abandonment Portion Goshen Branch Between Firth & Ammon, in Bingham & Bonneville Counties, Idaho, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). By issuance of this notice, the Board is instituting an exemption proceeding pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 10502(b). A final decision will be issued by December 17, 2014. Because this is a discontinuance proceeding and not an abandonment proceeding, trail use/rail banking and public use conditions are not appropriate. Similarly, no environmental or historic documentation is required under 49 CFR 1105.6(c)(2) and 1105.8. Any offer of financial assistance (OFA) under 49 CFR 1152.27(b)(2) to subsidize continued rail service will be due no later than December 26, 2014, or 10 days after service of a decision granting the petition for exemption, whichever occurs sooner. Each offer must be accompanied by a $1,600 filing fee. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). All filings in response to this notice must refer to Docket No. AB 933 (SubNo. 1X) and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001; and (2) Edward J. Fishman, K&L Gates LLP, 1601 K St. NW., Washington, DC 20006– 1600. Replies to the petition are due on or before October 8, 2014. Company (CP). See Dakota, Missouri Valley and W. R.R.—Lease and Oper. Exemption—Soo Line R.R., FD 31720 (ICC served Sept. 19, 1990). 2 DMVW has been operating over the Lignite Line since 2007 pursuant to a lease from CP. See Dakota, Missouri Valley & W. R.R.—Lease and Oper. Exemption—Soo Line R.R. d/b/a Canadian Pac. Ry., FD 35055 (STB served Aug. 10, 2007). 3 In June 2014, CP notified DMWV that it was removing the Lines from the parties’ lease agreement so that CP could take over common carriage operations on the Lines. DMVW will retain the right to operate over the Lines for the sole purpose of exchanging railcars with CP at Flaxton. PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56433 Persons seeking further information concerning discontinuance procedures may contact the Board’s Office of Public Assistance, Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245–0238 or refer to the full abandonment and discontinuance regulations at 49 CFR part 1152. Questions concerning environmental issues may be directed to the Board’s Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) at (202) 245–0305. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339.] Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘www.stb.dot.gov.’’ Decided: September 15, 2014. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2014–22374 Filed 9–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Bureau of the Fiscal Service Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; System of Records Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice of new Privacy Act system of records. AGENCY: In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, 5 U.S.C. 552a, the Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service) proposes to establish a new Privacy Act system of records entitled, ‘‘Department of the Treasury/ Bureau of the Fiscal Service .024— OneVoice Customer Relationship Management.’’ This system of records allows the Fiscal Service to collect and maintain records that will allow the bureau to manage its customer interactions with its external ‘‘business’’ customers and vendors. DATES: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4) and (11), the public is given a 30-day period in which to comment. Therefore, comments must be received no later than October 20, 2014. If no comments are received, the system will be effective on October 20, 2014. ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent to Disclosure Officer, Bureau of the Fiscal Service, 401 14th Street SW., Washington, DC 20227, Attention: Revisions to Privacy Act Systems of Records. You may send your comments by electronic mail to David.Ambrose@ SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

[Docket No. NHTSA-2014-0086]


Notice of Request for Applications for Appointment to the 
National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council

AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), U.S. 
Department of Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Notice of Request for Applicants for Appointment/Reappointment 
to the National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council (NEMSAC).

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SUMMARY: NHTSA and its partners at the Departments of Health and Human 
Services (HHS) and Homeland Security (DHS) are soliciting applications 
for appointment or reappointment to DOT's NEMSAC. The purpose of 
NEMSAC, a nationally recognized council of emergency medical services 
representatives and consumers, is to advise and consult with DOT and 
the Federal Interagency Committee on EMS (FICEMS) on matters relating 
to emergency medical services (EMS). More information on NEMSAC, 
including its previous recommendations, its charter, and its current 
membership is available at www.EMS.gov/NEMSAC.htm.

DATES: Application packages as described below must be received by 
NHTSA on or before December 1, 2014.

ADDRESSES: If you wish to apply for membership, your application 
package should be submitted by:
     Email: NEMSAC@dot.gov;
     Fax: (202) 366-7149; or
     Mail: Use only overnight mail such as UPS or FedEx to: 
U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety 
Administration, Office of Emergency Medical Services, Attn: Noah Smith, 
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., NTI-140, Washington, DC 20590.
    Any person needing accessibility accommodations should contact Noah 
Smith at (202) 366-5030.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Designated Federal Officer, Drew 
Dawson, Director, Office of Emergency Medical Services at (202) 366-
9966; or Noah Smith at (202) 366-5030 or via email at NEMSAC@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this call for applications is 
given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as 
amended (5 U.S.C. App. 2). The NEMSAC is authorized under Section 31108 
of the Moving Ahead with Progress in the 21st Century Act of 2012.
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is hereby 
soliciting nominations for members of the NEMSAC. The Secretary of 
Transportation, in coordination with HHS and DHS, will appoint 25 
Council members on or around April 22, 2015. Members will be selected 
with a view toward achieving a varied and balanced perspective on 
emergency medical services. The Council will be composed of non-Federal 
experts representing various sectors of the EMS community. To the 
extent reasonable, one member will be appointed to represent the 
perspectives of each of the following 24 particular sectors of EMS:

 EMS Practitioners
 Volunteer EMS
 Fire-based (career) EMS
 Private (career non-fire) EMS
 Hospital-based EMS
 Tribal EMS
 Air Medical EMS
 Local EMS service director/administrators
 EMS Medical Directors
 Emergency Physicians
 Trauma Surgeons
 Pediatric Emergency Physicians
 State EMS Directors
 State Highway Safety Directors
 EMS Educators
 Public Safety Call-taker/Dispatcher (911)
 EMS Data Managers
 EMS Researchers
 Emergency Nurses
 Hospital Administration
 Public Health
 Emergency Management
 Consumers (not directly affiliated with an EMS or healthcare 
organization)
 State or local legislative bodies (e.g. city/county councils; 
State legislatures)

    The Council's broad-based membership will assure that it has 
sufficient EMS system expertise and geographic and demographic 
diversity to accurately reflect the EMS community as a whole. 
Applications for members within the EMS community will be solicited 
from a wide array of national organizations and the public. These 
members will be selected for their individual expertise and to assure 
balanced representation from across the EMS community, but no member 
will represent a specific organization or association. Membership 
balance is not static and may change, depending on the work of the 
Council.
    Council members serve for a term of 2 years and may be reappointed 
for one additional successive term. The Chair and Vice Chair of the 
Council are elected annually from among the selected members, and the 
Council is expected to meet approximately three times per year or as 
necessary in Washington, DC. Members serve in a ``representative'' 
capacity on NEMSAC and not as Special Government Employees. Members are 
unpaid; however, the NHTSA Office of EMS sponsors the associated costs 
for members to travel to Washington, DC.
    Process and Deadline for Submitting New Applications: Individuals 
must self-nominate and must apply to represent specific sectors of EMS 
as outlined above. Applicants may apply to represent more than one 
sector. There is no standard application. Instead, to be considered for 
the NEMSAC, applicants must submit the following information in a 
single package:
    (1) A cover letter addressed to the Designated Federal Officer, 
Drew Dawson, that includes:
    a. The applicant's full name, title, home address, phone number, 
and email address;
    b. Under the heading ``SECTOR(S) OF EMS'' a listing of which 
sectors of EMS the applicant is applying to represent from the list of 
24 above; and
    c. An explanation of why the applicant is applying to be a NEMSAC 
member and how their experience and/or education qualifies them to 
represent each sector for which they are applying to represent;
    (2) A resume or curriculum vitae;
    (3) A short biography of the applicant including professional and 
academic credentials not to exceed 150 words;
    (4) Up to four (4) letters of support or recommendation from a 
company, union, trade association, non-profit organization or 
individual on letterhead containing a brief description why the 
applicant should be considered for appointment; and
    (5) An affirmative statement that the applicant is not a federally 
registered lobbyist, and that the applicant understands that if 
appointed, the applicant will not be allowed to continue to serve as a 
Council member if the applicant becomes a federally registered 
lobbyist;
    Please do not send company, trade association, or organization 
brochures or any other information. Should more information be needed, 
DOT staff will contact the applicant, obtain information from their 
past affiliations, or obtain information from publicly available 
sources, such as the Internet.
    It is preferred that application packages be emailed to 
NEMSAC@dot.gov, but they may also be faxed to the attention of Noah 
Smith at (202) 366-7149, or mailed to the U.S.

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Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety 
Administration, Office of Emergency Medical Services, Attn: Noah Smith, 
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., NTI-140, Washington, DC, 20590. If mailing, 
please use only overnight mail such as UPS or FedEx. Applications must 
be received on or before December 1, 2014. Applications selected for 
appointment to the NEMSAC will be notified by email and by a letter of 
appointment.
    Process and Deadline for Current NEMSAC Members to Apply for 
Reappointment: The NEMSAC charter stipulates a two-term limit for 
appointees, thus currently appointed members of NEMSAC in their first 
terms are eligible to apply for reappointment. Current NEMSAC members 
in their first term may apply for reappointment by submitting a cover 
letter addressed to the Designated Federal Officer, Drew Dawson with an 
explanation of why the member is seeking reappointment and an updated 
resume or curriculum vitae. The deadline and methods for submission are 
the same as above for new applicants.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on September 16, 2014, under authority 
delegated in 49 CFR part 1.95.
Jeffrey P. Michael,
Associate Administrator for Research and Program Development.
[FR Doc. 2014-22360 Filed 9-18-14; 8:45 am]
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