Reserve Forces Policy Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting, 69839-69840 [2014-27736]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 226 / Monday, November 24, 2014 / Notices Washington, DC 20581. Statements may also be submitted by electronic mail to: aac@cftc.gov. Any statements submitted in connection with the committee meeting may be made available to the public, including publication on the CFTC Web site, www.cftc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cory Claussen, AAC Designated Federal Officer, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581; (202) 418–5383. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting is open to the public with seating on a first-come, first-served basis. The meeting will be recorded and posted on the CFTC Web site, www.cftc.gov. Members of the public may watch a live Webcast on the Commission’s Web site. Members of the public may also listen to the meeting by telephone by calling a domestic toll-free or international toll or toll-free number to connect to a live, listen-only audio feed. These numbers, along with the conference and/or access codes will be posted on the CFTC Web site prior to the AAC meeting. Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name, and affiliation. After the meeting, a transcript of the meeting will be published on the CFTC Web site, www.cftc.gov. Persons requiring special accommodations to attend the meeting because of a disability should notify the contact person above. Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2 § 10(a)(2). Dated: November 19, 2014. Christopher J. Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 2014–27754 Filed 11–21–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Reserve Forces Policy Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting Office of the Secretary of Defense, Reserve Forces Policy Board, DoD. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Reserve Forces Policy Board (RFPB) will take place. SUMMARY: Tuesday, December 9, 2014 from 8:55 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:32 Nov 21, 2014 Jkt 235001 The address is the Pentagon, Room 3E863, Arlington, VA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Alex Sabol, Designated Federal Officer, (703) 681–0577 (Voice), (703) 681–0002 (Facsimile), Email— Alexander.J.Sabol.Civ@Mail.Mil. Mailing address is Reserve Forces Policy Board, 5113 Leesburg Pike, Suite 601, Falls Church, VA 22041. Web site: http://rfpb.defense.gov/. The most upto-date changes to the meeting can be found on the RFPB’s Web site. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting notice is being published under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA) (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.150. Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of the meeting is to obtain, review and evaluate information related to strategies, policies, and practices designed to improve and enhance the capabilities, efficiency, and effectiveness of the Reserve Components. Agenda: The RFPB will hold a meeting from 8:55 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. The portion of the meeting from 8:55 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. will be open to the public and will consist of remarks to the RFPB from the three RFPB subcommittee chairs who will provide updates on the work of their respective subcommittee. The Enhancing DoD’s Role in the Homeland Subcommittee plans to provide updates on the Department of Defense support of civil authorities and FEMA requirements. The Supporting & Sustaining Reserve Component Personnel Subcommittee plans to provide updates on the Survivor Benefits Program, Post 9/11 GI Bill Change Proposal, and Duty Status recommendations to the Secretary of Defense. The Ensuring a Ready, Capable, Available and Sustainable Operational Reserve Subcommittee plans to provide updates on the examination of Reserve Components ancillary training issues and medical readiness. Additionally, a readout from Reserve Junior Officer Panels will discuss the findings concerning the perspectives as revealed by a Reserve Junior Officer Panel on personnel benefits, training and readiness issues. The portion of the meeting from 9:55 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. will be closed to the public and will consist of remarks to the RFPB from invited speakers that include the Secretary of Defense; Commander, U.S. Southern Command; Chief Executive Officer, RAND Corporation; and Chairman of the RFPB. The ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69839 Secretary of Defense will address future strategies for use of the Reserve Components. The Commander, U.S. Southern Command will discuss the readiness, availability and use of the National Guard and Reserve within Southern Command. The Chief Executive Officer, RAND Corporation will brief the findings and recommendations on the Active Component/Reserve Component cost, force mix, and use to address national security challenges in a constrained fiscal environment as discussed in his recent reports. The Chairman of the RFPB will discuss his analysis and opinion on the FY 2015 Budget and the impact that it will have on the readiness, availability, and future use of the National Guard and Reserve. Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102–3.165, and subject to the availability of space, the meeting is open to the public from 8:55 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Seating is based on a first-come, first-served basis. All members of the public who wish to attend the public meeting must contact Mr. Alex Sabol, the Designated Federal Officer, not later than 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, as listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. An escort may be required for attendees without appropriate DoD badges. In accordance with section 10(d) of the FACA, 5 U.S.C. 552b, and 41 CFR 102–3.155, the Department of Defense has determined that the portion of this meeting scheduled to occur from 9:55 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. will be closed to the public. Specifically, the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness), in coordination with the DoD FACA Attorney, has determined in writing that this portion of the meeting will be closed to the public because it is likely to disclose classified matters covered by 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1). Written Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140 and section 10(a)(3) of the FACA, interested persons may submit written statements to the RFPB at any time about its approved agenda or at any time on the Board’s mission. Written statements should be submitted to the RFPB’s Designated Federal Officer at the address or facsimile number listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. If statements pertain to a specific topic being discussed at the planned meeting, then these statements must be submitted no later than five (5) business days prior to the meeting in question. Written statements received after this date may not be provided to or considered by the RFPB until its next E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1 69840 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 226 / Monday, November 24, 2014 / Notices meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submitted written statements and provide copies to all the committee members before the meeting that is the subject of this notice. Please note that since the RFPB operates under the provisions of the FACA, all submitted comments and public presentations will be treated as public documents and will be made available for public inspection, including, but not limited to, being posted on the RFPB’s Web site. Dated: November 19, 2014. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2014–27736 Filed 11–21–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army; Army Corps of Engineers Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Stakeholder Representative Members of the Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commander of the Northwestern Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) is soliciting applications to fill vacant stakeholder representative member positions on the Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC). Members are sought to fill vacancies on a committee to represent various categories of interests within the Missouri River basin. The MRRIC was formed to advise the Corps on a study of the Missouri River and its tributaries and to provide guidance to the Corps with respect to the Missouri River recovery and mitigation activities currently underway. The Corps established the MRRIC as required by the U.S. Congress through the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 (WRDA), Section 5018. DATES: The agency must receive completed applications and endorsement letters no later than December 29, 2014. ADDRESSES: Mail completed applications and endorsement letters to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District (Attn: MRRIC), 1616 Capitol Avenue, Omaha, NE 68102–4901 or email completed applications to info@ mrric.org. Please put ‘‘MRRIC’’ in the subject line. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:32 Nov 21, 2014 Jkt 235001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa Rabbe, 816–389–3837. The operation of the MRRIC is in the public interest and provides support to the Corps in performing its duties and responsibilities under the Endangered Species Act, 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.; Sec. 601(a) of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 1986, Public Law 99–662; Sec. 334(a) of WRDA 1999, Public Law 106–53, and Sec. 5018 of WRDA 2007, Public Law 110–114. The Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, does not apply to the MRRIC. A Charter for the MRRIC has been developed and should be reviewed prior to applying for a stakeholder representative membership position on the Committee. The Charter, operating procedures, and stakeholder application forms are available electronically at www.MRRIC.org. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose and Scope of the Committee 1. The primary purpose of the MRRIC is to provide guidance to the Corps and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service with respect to the Missouri River recovery and mitigation plan currently in existence, including recommendations relating to changes to the implementation strategy from the use of adaptive management; coordination of the development of consistent policies, strategies, plans, programs, projects, activities, and priorities for the Missouri River recovery and mitigation plan. Information about the Missouri River Recovery Program is available at www.MoRiverRecovery.org. 2. Other duties of MRRIC include exchange of information regarding programs, projects, and activities of the agencies and entities represented on the Committee to promote the goals of the Missouri River recovery and mitigation plan; establishment of such working groups as the Committee determines to be necessary to assist in carrying out the duties of the Committee, including duties relating to public policy and scientific issues; facilitating the resolution of interagency and intergovernmental conflicts between entities represented on the Committee associated with the Missouri River recovery and mitigation plan; coordination of scientific and other research associated with the Missouri River recovery and mitigation plan; and annual preparation of a work plan and associated budget requests. Administrative Support. To the extent authorized by law and subject to the availability of appropriations, the Corps provides funding and administrative support for the Committee. PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Committee Membership. Federal agencies with programs affecting the Missouri River may be members of the MRRIC through a separate process with the Corps. States and Federally recognized Native American Indian tribes, as described in the Charter, are eligible for Committee membership through an appointment process. Interested State and Tribal government representatives should contact the Corps for information about the appointment process. This Notice is for individuals interested in serving as a stakeholder member on the Committee. Members and alternates must be able to demonstrate that they meet the definition of ‘‘stakeholder’’ found in the Charter of the MRRIC. Applications are currently being accepted to select two representatives from the stakeholder interest categories listed below: a. Conservation Districts; b. Hydropower; c. Irrigation; d. Recreation; e. Thermal Power Terms of stakeholder representative members of the MRRIC are three years. There is no limit to the number of terms a member may serve. Incumbent Committee members seeking reappointment do not need to re-submit an application. However, they must submit a renewal letter and related materials as outlined in the ‘‘Streamlined Process for Existing Members’’ portion of the document Process for Filling MRRIC Stakeholder Vacancies (www.MRRIC.org). Members and alternates of the Committee will not receive any compensation from the federal government for carrying out the duties of the MRRIC. Travel expenses incurred by members of the Committee are not currently reimbursed by the federal government. Application for Stakeholder Membership. Persons who believe that they are or will be affected by the Missouri River recovery and mitigation activities may apply for stakeholder membership on the MRRIC. Committee members are obligated to avoid and disclose any individual ethical, legal, financial, or other conflicts of interest they may have involving MRRIC. Applicants must disclose on their application if they are directly employed by a government agency or program (the term ‘‘government’’ encompasses state, tribal, and federal agencies and/or programs). Applications for stakeholder membership may be obtained electronically at www.MRRIC.org. Applications may be emailed or mailed E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 226 (Monday, November 24, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 69839-69840]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-27736]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Reserve Forces Policy Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee 
Meeting

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary of Defense, Reserve Forces Policy 
Board, DoD.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to 
announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the 
Reserve Forces Policy Board (RFPB) will take place.

DATES: Tuesday, December 9, 2014 from 8:55 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The address is the Pentagon, Room 3E863, Arlington, VA.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Alex Sabol, Designated Federal 
Officer, (703) 681-0577 (Voice), (703) 681-0002 (Facsimile), Email_
Alexander.J.Sabol.Civ@Mail.Mil. Mailing address is Reserve Forces 
Policy Board, 5113 Leesburg Pike, Suite 601, Falls Church, VA 22041. 
Web site: http://rfpb.defense.gov/. The most up-to-date changes to the 
meeting can be found on the RFPB's Web site.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting notice is being published under 
the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA) (5 
U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 
1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.150.
    Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of the meeting is to obtain, 
review and evaluate information related to strategies, policies, and 
practices designed to improve and enhance the capabilities, efficiency, 
and effectiveness of the Reserve Components.
    Agenda: The RFPB will hold a meeting from 8:55 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. 
The portion of the meeting from 8:55 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. will be open to 
the public and will consist of remarks to the RFPB from the three RFPB 
subcommittee chairs who will provide updates on the work of their 
respective subcommittee. The Enhancing DoD's Role in the Homeland 
Subcommittee plans to provide updates on the Department of Defense 
support of civil authorities and FEMA requirements. The Supporting & 
Sustaining Reserve Component Personnel Subcommittee plans to provide 
updates on the Survivor Benefits Program, Post 9/11 GI Bill Change 
Proposal, and Duty Status recommendations to the Secretary of Defense. 
The Ensuring a Ready, Capable, Available and Sustainable Operational 
Reserve Subcommittee plans to provide updates on the examination of 
Reserve Components ancillary training issues and medical readiness. 
Additionally, a readout from Reserve Junior Officer Panels will discuss 
the findings concerning the perspectives as revealed by a Reserve 
Junior Officer Panel on personnel benefits, training and readiness 
issues. The portion of the meeting from 9:55 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. will be 
closed to the public and will consist of remarks to the RFPB from 
invited speakers that include the Secretary of Defense; Commander, U.S. 
Southern Command; Chief Executive Officer, RAND Corporation; and 
Chairman of the RFPB. The Secretary of Defense will address future 
strategies for use of the Reserve Components. The Commander, U.S. 
Southern Command will discuss the readiness, availability and use of 
the National Guard and Reserve within Southern Command. The Chief 
Executive Officer, RAND Corporation will brief the findings and 
recommendations on the Active Component/Reserve Component cost, force 
mix, and use to address national security challenges in a constrained 
fiscal environment as discussed in his recent reports. The Chairman of 
the RFPB will discuss his analysis and opinion on the FY 2015 Budget 
and the impact that it will have on the readiness, availability, and 
future use of the National Guard and Reserve.
    Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 
41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.165, and subject to the availability of 
space, the meeting is open to the public from 8:55 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. 
Seating is based on a first-come, first-served basis. All members of 
the public who wish to attend the public meeting must contact Mr. Alex 
Sabol, the Designated Federal Officer, not later than 12:00 p.m. on 
Wednesday, December 3, 2014, as listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section. An escort may be required for attendees without 
appropriate DoD badges. In accordance with section 10(d) of the FACA, 5 
U.S.C. 552b, and 41 CFR 102-3.155, the Department of Defense has 
determined that the portion of this meeting scheduled to occur from 
9:55 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. will be closed to the public. Specifically, the 
Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness), in coordination 
with the DoD FACA Attorney, has determined in writing that this portion 
of the meeting will be closed to the public because it is likely to 
disclose classified matters covered by 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1).
    Written Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140 
and section 10(a)(3) of the FACA, interested persons may submit written 
statements to the RFPB at any time about its approved agenda or at any 
time on the Board's mission. Written statements should be submitted to 
the RFPB's Designated Federal Officer at the address or facsimile 
number listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. If 
statements pertain to a specific topic being discussed at the planned 
meeting, then these statements must be submitted no later than five (5) 
business days prior to the meeting in question. Written statements 
received after this date may not be provided to or considered by the 
RFPB until its next

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meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely 
submitted written statements and provide copies to all the committee 
members before the meeting that is the subject of this notice. Please 
note that since the RFPB operates under the provisions of the FACA, all 
submitted comments and public presentations will be treated as public 
documents and will be made available for public inspection, including, 
but not limited to, being posted on the RFPB's Web site.

    Dated: November 19, 2014.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2014-27736 Filed 11-21-14; 8:45 am]
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