Request for Applicants for Appointment to the United States-Brazil CEO Forum, 13520-13521 [2015-05843]

Download as PDF 13520 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 50 / Monday, March 16, 2015 / Notices previous meetings related to scallop fishing space in near shore areas and issues of differential catch rates for general category and limited access vessels. The Council may have a workshop later in the year to discuss these issues further. Finally, the committee will discuss potential research priorities for the 2016 Scallop Research Set-Aside announcement. This will be an initial discussion only, and final recommendations will be made at a future meeting. Other business may be discussed. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: March 11, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–05908 Filed 3–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Panel (AP) will begin work on development of Amendment 19 to the Scallop Fishery Management Plan (FMP). Amendment 19 will consider measures to address timing issues that inhibit implementation of fishery specifications at the start of the scallop fishing year (March 1). The AP will also discuss an issue that has been raised at previous meetings related to scallop fishing space in near shore areas and issues of differential catch rates for general category and limited access vessels. The Council may have a workshop later in the year to discuss these issues further. The AP will also provide input on preliminary scallop fishing maps being developed by the Northeast Regional Ocean Council (NROC). Finally, the AP will discuss potential research priorities for the 2016 Scallop Research Set-Aside announcement. This will be an initial discussion only, and final recommendations will be made at a future meeting. Other issues may be discussed. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD820 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scallop Advisory Panel to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 10 a.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Four Points Sheraton, 407 Squire Road, Revere, MA 02151; telephone: (781) 284–7200; fax: (781) 289–3176. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, Dated: March 11, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–05907 Filed 3–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Rmajette on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:09 Mar 13, 2015 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Request for Applicants for Appointment to the United StatesBrazil CEO Forum International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In March 2007, the Governments of the United States and Brazil established the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum. This notice announces the opportunity for individuals to apply for appointment as U.S. representatives to the U.S. Section of the Forum. The U.S. Section currently has three immediate SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 vacancies for appointment terms through August 13, 2016. Nominations received in response to this notice also will be considered for on-going appointments to fill any future vacancies that may arise through August 13, 2016. DATES: Applications for immediate consideration should be received no later than close of business March 30, 2015. Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2016 for appointments to fill future vacancies that may arise. ADDRESSES: Please send requests for consideration to Braeden Young, Office of Latin America and the Caribbean, U.S. Department of Commerce, either by email at Braeden.Young@trade.gov or by mail to U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room CC334, Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Braeden Young, Office of Latin America and the Caribbean, U.S. Department of Commerce, telephone: (202) 482–1093. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of Commerce and the Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs, together with the Planalto Casa Civil Minister (Presidential Chief of Staff) and the Brazilian Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, co-chair the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum (Forum), pursuant to the Terms of Reference signed in March 2007 by the U.S. and Brazilian governments, as amended, which set forth the objectives and structure of the Forum. The Terms of Reference may be viewed at: http:// www.trade.gov/ceo-forum/. The Forum, consisting of both private and public sector members, brings together leaders of the respective business communities of the United States and Brazil to discuss issues of mutual interest, particularly ways to strengthen the economic and commercial ties between the two countries. The Forum consists of the U.S. and Brazilian Government co-chairs and a Committee comprised of private sector members. The Committee is composed of two Sections, each consisting of approximately ten to twelve members from the private sector, representing the views and interests of the private sector business community in the United States and Brazil. Each government appoints the members to its respective Section. The Committee provides joint recommendations to the two governments that reflect private sector views, needs and concerns regarding the creation of an economic environment in which their respective private sectors can partner, thrive and enhance bilateral commercial ties to E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1 Rmajette on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 50 / Monday, March 16, 2015 / Notices expand trade between the United States and Brazil. This notice seeks candidates to fill three current vacancies on the U.S. Section of the Forum as well as any future vacancies that may arise during the current appointment terms through August 13, 2016. Each candidate must be the Chief Executive Officer or President (or have a comparable level of responsibility) of a U.S.-owned or -controlled company that is incorporated in and has its main headquarters in the United States and that is currently doing business in both Brazil and the United States. Each candidate also must be a U.S. citizen or otherwise legally authorized to work in the United States and able to travel to Brazil and locations in the United States to attend official Forum meetings as well as independent U.S. Section and Committee meetings. In addition, the candidate may not be a registered foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. Evaluation of applications for membership in the U.S. Section by eligible individuals will be based on the following criteria: —A demonstrated commitment by the individual’s company to the Brazilian market either through exports or investment. —A demonstrated strong interest in Brazil and its economic development. —The ability to offer a broad perspective and business experience to the discussions. —The ability to address cross-cutting issues that affect the entire business community. —The ability to initiate and be responsible for activities in which the Forum will be active. Members will be selected on the basis of who will best carry out the objectives of the Forum as stated in the Terms of Reference establishing the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum. The U.S. Section of the Forum should also include members that represent a diversity of business sectors and geographic locations. To the extent possible, U.S. Section members also should represent a cross-section of small, medium, and large firms. U.S. members will receive no compensation for their participation in Forum-related activities. Individual members will be responsible for all travel and related expenses associated with their participation in the Forum, including attendance at Committee and Section meetings. Only appointed members may participate in official Forum meetings; substitutes and alternates will not be designated. According to the current Terms of VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:09 Mar 13, 2015 Jkt 235001 Reference, members are normally to serve three-year terms, but may be reappointed. The individuals appointed to fill the vacancies on the U.S. Section of the Forum will be appointed to serve the remainder of the current three-year term cycle ending August 13, 2016. To be considered for membership, please submit the following information as instructed in the ADDRESSES and DATES captions above: Name(s) and title(s) of the individual(s) requesting consideration; name and address of company’s headquarters; location of incorporation; size of the company; size of company’s export trade, investment, and nature of operations or interest in Brazil; an affirmative statement that the applicant is neither registered nor required to register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended; and a brief statement of why the candidate should be considered, including information about the candidate’s ability to initiate and be responsible for activities in which the Forum will be active. Applications will be considered as they are received. All candidates will be notified of whether they have been selected. Dated: March 10, 2015. Alexander Peacher, Acting Director for the Office of Latin America & the Caribbean. [FR Doc. 2015–05843 Filed 3–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–HE–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness: Notice of Public Meetings International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meetings. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed topics of discussion for public meetings of the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (Committee). DATES: The meetings will be held on April 15 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., and April 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (EST). ADDRESSES: The meeting on April 15 will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 1412, Washington, DC 20230. The meeting on April 16 will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13521 NW., Room 4830, Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Boll, Office of Supply Chain, Professional & Business Services, International Trade Administration. (Phone: (202) 482–1135 or Email: richard.boll@trade.gov) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Committee was established under the discretionary authority of the Secretary of Commerce and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2). It provides advice to the Secretary of Commerce on the necessary elements of a comprehensive policy approach to supply chain competitiveness designed to support U.S. export growth and national economic competitiveness, encourage innovation, facilitate the movement of goods, and improve the competitiveness of U.S. supply chains for goods and services in the domestic and global economy; and provides advice to the Secretary on regulatory policies and programs and investment priorities that affect the competitiveness of U.S. supply chains. For more information about the Committee visit: http://trade.gov/td/services/oscpb/ supplychain/acscc/. Matters to Be Considered: Committee members are expected to continue to discuss the major competitivenessrelated topics raised at the previous Committee meetings, including trade and competitiveness; freight movement and policy; information technology and data requirements; regulatory issues; finance and infrastructure; and workforce development. The Committee’s subcommittees will report on the status of their work regarding these topics. The agenda’s may change to accommodate Committee business. The Office of Supply Chain, Professional & Business Services will post the final detailed agenda’s on its Web site, http://trade.gov/td/services/ oscpb/supplychain/acscc/, at least one week prior to the meeting. The meetings will be open to the public and press on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited. The public meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodations, such as sign language interpretation or other ancillary aids, are asked to notify Mr. Richard Boll, at (202) 482–1135 or richard.boll@ trade.gov five (5) business days before the meeting. Interested parties are invited to submit written comments to the Committee at any time before and after E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Request for Applicants for Appointment to the United States-
Brazil CEO Forum

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In March 2007, the Governments of the United States and Brazil 
established the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum. This notice announces the 
opportunity for individuals to apply for appointment as U.S. 
representatives to the U.S. Section of the Forum. The U.S. Section 
currently has three immediate vacancies for appointment terms through 
August 13, 2016. Nominations received in response to this notice also 
will be considered for on-going appointments to fill any future 
vacancies that may arise through August 13, 2016.

DATES: Applications for immediate consideration should be received no 
later than close of business March 30, 2015. Applications will be 
accepted until June 30, 2016 for appointments to fill future vacancies 
that may arise.

ADDRESSES: Please send requests for consideration to Braeden Young, 
Office of Latin America and the Caribbean, U.S. Department of Commerce, 
either by email at Braeden.Young@trade.gov or by mail to U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room CC334, 
Washington, DC 20230.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Braeden Young, Office of Latin America 
and the Caribbean, U.S. Department of Commerce, telephone: (202) 482-
1093.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of Commerce and the Deputy 
Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for 
International Economic Affairs, together with the Planalto Casa Civil 
Minister (Presidential Chief of Staff) and the Brazilian Minister of 
Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, co-chair the U.S.-Brazil CEO 
Forum (Forum), pursuant to the Terms of Reference signed in March 2007 
by the U.S. and Brazilian governments, as amended, which set forth the 
objectives and structure of the Forum. The Terms of Reference may be 
viewed at: http://www.trade.gov/ceo-forum/. The Forum, consisting of 
both private and public sector members, brings together leaders of the 
respective business communities of the United States and Brazil to 
discuss issues of mutual interest, particularly ways to strengthen the 
economic and commercial ties between the two countries. The Forum 
consists of the U.S. and Brazilian Government co-chairs and a Committee 
comprised of private sector members. The Committee is composed of two 
Sections, each consisting of approximately ten to twelve members from 
the private sector, representing the views and interests of the private 
sector business community in the United States and Brazil. Each 
government appoints the members to its respective Section. The 
Committee provides joint recommendations to the two governments that 
reflect private sector views, needs and concerns regarding the creation 
of an economic environment in which their respective private sectors 
can partner, thrive and enhance bilateral commercial ties to

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expand trade between the United States and Brazil.
    This notice seeks candidates to fill three current vacancies on the 
U.S. Section of the Forum as well as any future vacancies that may 
arise during the current appointment terms through August 13, 2016. 
Each candidate must be the Chief Executive Officer or President (or 
have a comparable level of responsibility) of a U.S.-owned or -
controlled company that is incorporated in and has its main 
headquarters in the United States and that is currently doing business 
in both Brazil and the United States. Each candidate also must be a 
U.S. citizen or otherwise legally authorized to work in the United 
States and able to travel to Brazil and locations in the United States 
to attend official Forum meetings as well as independent U.S. Section 
and Committee meetings. In addition, the candidate may not be a 
registered foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 
1938, as amended. Evaluation of applications for membership in the U.S. 
Section by eligible individuals will be based on the following 
criteria:

--A demonstrated commitment by the individual's company to the 
Brazilian market either through exports or investment.
--A demonstrated strong interest in Brazil and its economic 
development.
--The ability to offer a broad perspective and business experience to 
the discussions.
--The ability to address cross-cutting issues that affect the entire 
business community.
--The ability to initiate and be responsible for activities in which 
the Forum will be active.

    Members will be selected on the basis of who will best carry out 
the objectives of the Forum as stated in the Terms of Reference 
establishing the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum. The U.S. Section of the Forum 
should also include members that represent a diversity of business 
sectors and geographic locations. To the extent possible, U.S. Section 
members also should represent a cross-section of small, medium, and 
large firms.
    U.S. members will receive no compensation for their participation 
in Forum-related activities. Individual members will be responsible for 
all travel and related expenses associated with their participation in 
the Forum, including attendance at Committee and Section meetings. Only 
appointed members may participate in official Forum meetings; 
substitutes and alternates will not be designated. According to the 
current Terms of Reference, members are normally to serve three-year 
terms, but may be reappointed. The individuals appointed to fill the 
vacancies on the U.S. Section of the Forum will be appointed to serve 
the remainder of the current three-year term cycle ending August 13, 
2016.
    To be considered for membership, please submit the following 
information as instructed in the ADDRESSES and DATES captions above: 
Name(s) and title(s) of the individual(s) requesting consideration; 
name and address of company's headquarters; location of incorporation; 
size of the company; size of company's export trade, investment, and 
nature of operations or interest in Brazil; an affirmative statement 
that the applicant is neither registered nor required to register as a 
foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as 
amended; and a brief statement of why the candidate should be 
considered, including information about the candidate's ability to 
initiate and be responsible for activities in which the Forum will be 
active. Applications will be considered as they are received. All 
candidates will be notified of whether they have been selected.

    Dated: March 10, 2015.
Alexander Peacher,
Acting Director for the Office of Latin America & the Caribbean.
[FR Doc. 2015-05843 Filed 3-13-15; 8:45 am]
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