Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting, 29626-29627 [2015-12423]

Download as PDF 29626 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 99 / Friday, May 22, 2015 / Notices Questions regarding the meeting should be sent to Dr. Long Phan, Acting Director of the Disaster and Failure Studies Program at the following address: National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8611, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–8611. For instructions on how to participate in the meeting, please see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Long Phan, Acting Director, Disaster and Failure Studies, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8611, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–8611, email: long.phan@nist.gov, phone: (301) 975–6077. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NCST Advisory Committee was established pursuant to Section 11 of the National Construction Safety Team Act (15 U.S.C. 7301 et seq.). The NCST Advisory Committee is comprised of nine members, appointed by the Director of NIST, who were selected for their technical expertise and experience, established records of distinguished professional service, and their knowledge of issues affecting NCST Teams established under the NCST Act. The NCST Advisory Committee advises the Director of NIST on (1) the functions and composition of NCST Teams established under the NCST Act, (2) the exercise of authorities enumerated in the NCST Act, and (3) the procedures developed to implement the NCST Act. The NCST reports are issued under section 8 of the NCST Act. Background information on the NCST Act and information on the NCST Advisory Committee is available at http:// www.nist.gov/el/disasterstudies/ncst. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the NCST Advisory Committee will hold a meeting via teleconference on Thursday, July 2, 2015 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time. There will be no central meeting location. Interested members of the public will be able to participate in the meeting from remote locations by calling into a central phone number. The primary purpose of this meeting is to discuss the NCST Advisory Committee’s draft annual report to Congress. A copy of the draft report will be posted on the NCST Advisory Committee’s Web site at http:// www.nist.gov/el/disasterstudies/ncst/ index.cfm. Approximately fifteen minutes will be reserved from 5:15 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Eastern Time for public comments; speaking times will be assigned on a asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:19 May 21, 2015 Jkt 235001 first-come, first-serve basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received, but is likely to be 3 minutes each. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, and those who were unable to participate are invited to submit written statements to the National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, MS 8604, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899– 8604, via fax at (301) 975–4032, or electronically by email to ncstac@nist.gov. All participants in the meeting are required to pre-register. Anyone wishing to participate must register by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday July 1st to be included. In order to register please submit your name, email address, and phone number to Dr. Long Phan, at long.phan@nist.gov. Questions can also be directed to Dr. Phan at 301–975– 6077. After registering, participants will be provided with detailed instructions on how to dial in from a remote location in order to participate. Kevin Kimball, Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2015–12425 Filed 5–21–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: The Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR or Committee), will hold an open meeting via webinar on Friday, June 12, 2015, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The primary purpose of this meeting is to finalize the Committee’s 2015 Report on the Effectiveness of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP). The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda and any draft meeting materials will be posted prior to the meeting on the NEHRP Web site at http://nehrp.gov/. Interested members of the public will be able to participate in SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the meeting from remote locations by calling into a central phone number. DATES: The ACEHR will hold a meeting via webinar on Friday, June 12, 2015, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public. ADDRESSES: Questions regarding the meeting should be sent to National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 804, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–8604. For instructions on how to participate in the meeting via webinar, please see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tina Faecke, Management and Program Analyst, National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, Engineering Laboratory, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8604, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–8604. Ms. Faecke’s email address is tina.faecke@nist.gov and her phone number is (301) 975–5911. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established in accordance with the requirements of Section 103 of the NEHRP Reauthorization Act of 2004 (Public Law 108–360). The Committee is composed of 15 members appointed by the Director of NIST, who were selected for their established records of distinguished service in their professional community, their knowledge of issues affecting NEHRP, and to reflect the wide diversity of technical disciplines, competencies, and communities involved in earthquake hazards reduction. In addition, the Chairperson of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee (SESAC) serves as an ex-officio member of the Committee. The Committee assesses: • Trends and developments in the science and engineering of earthquake hazards reduction; • the effectiveness of NEHRP in performing its statutory activities; • any need to revise NEHRP; and • the management, coordination, implementation, and activities of NEHRP. Background information on NEHRP and the Advisory Committee is available at http://nehrp.gov/. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the ACEHR will hold an open meeting via webinar on Friday, June 12, 2015, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. There will be no central meeting location. Interested members of the E:\FR\FM\22MYN1.SGM 22MYN1 asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 99 / Friday, May 22, 2015 / Notices public will be able to participate in the meeting from remote locations by calling into a central phone number. The primary purpose of this meeting is to finalize the Committee’s 2015 Report on the Effectiveness of the NEHRP. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda and any meeting materials will be posted prior to the meeting on the NEHRP Web site at http://nehrp.gov/. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related to the Committee’s affairs are invited to request a place on the agenda and detailed instructions on how to join the webinar from a remote location in order to participate by submitting their request to Felicia Johnson at felicia.johnson@nist.gov or 301–975– 5324 no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Tuesday, June 9, 2015. Approximately 15 minutes will be reserved from 2:45 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Eastern Time for public comments; speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received, but is likely to be about three minutes each. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated, and those who were unable to participate are invited to submit written statements to ACEHR, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, MS 8604, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–8604, via fax at (301) 975–4032, or electronically by email to info@nehrp.gov. All participants of the meeting are required to pre-register. Anyone wishing to participate must register by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in order to be included. Please submit your full name, email address, and phone number to Felicia Johnson at felicia.johnson@nist.gov or (301) 975– 5324. After pre-registering, participants will be provided with detailed instructions on how to join the webinar from a remote location in order to participate. Kevin Kimball, Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2015–12423 Filed 5–21–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:19 May 21, 2015 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Open Meeting. AGENCY: The Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Board of Overseers) and the Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Judges Panel) will meet together in open session on Thursday, June 11, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern time. The Board of Overseers, appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, reports the results of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Award) activities to the Director of The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) each year, along with its recommendations for the improvement of the Award process. The Judges Panel, also appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, ensures the integrity of the Award selection process and recommends Award recipients to the Secretary of Commerce. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and review information received from the National Institute of Standards and Technology and from the Chair of the Judges Panel. The agenda will include: Baldrige Program Update, Baldrige Fundraising Update, Baldrige Judges Panel Update, Ethics Review, Applicants and Eligibility, and New Business/Public Comment. DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. Eastern time until 3:00 p.m. Eastern time. The meeting will be open to the public. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Building 101, Lecture Room A, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899. Please note admittance instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Fangmeyer, Director, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1020, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–1020, telephone number (301) 975–2360, or by email at robert.fangmeyer@nist.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 29627 Authority: 15 U.S.C. 3711a(d)(1), 15 U.S.C. 3711a(d)(2)(B) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the Board of Overseers and the Judges Panel will meet together in open session on Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern time. The Board of Overseers, composed of approximately eleven members preeminent in the field of organizational performance excellence and appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, make an annual report on the results of Award activities to the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), along with its recommendations for improvement of the Award process. The Judges Panel consists of twelve members with balanced representation from U.S. service, manufacturing, nonprofit, education, and health care industries. The Panel includes members familiar with the quality improvement operations and competitiveness issues of manufacturing companies, service companies, small businesses, health care providers, and educational institutions. The Judges Panel recommends Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipients to the Secretary of Commerce. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and review information received from the National Institute of Standards and Technology and from the Chair of the Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The agenda will include: Baldrige Program Update, Baldrige Fundraising Update, Baldrige Judges Panel Update, Ethics Review, Applicants and Eligibility, and New Business/Public Comment. The agenda may change to accommodate the Judges Panel and Board of Overseers business. The final agenda will be posted on the NIST Baldrige Performance Excellence Web site at http://www.nist.gov/baldrige/ community/overseers.cfm. The meeting is open to the public. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related to the Board’s affairs and/or the Panel of Judges’ general process are invited to request a place on the agenda. On June 11, 2015, approximately one-half hour will be reserved in the afternoon for public comments, and speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received, but is likely to be about 3 minutes each. The exact time for public comments will be included in E:\FR\FM\22MYN1.SGM 22MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 99 (Friday, May 22, 2015)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Institute of Standards and Technology


Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting

AGENCY: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR 
or Committee), will hold an open meeting via webinar on Friday, June 
12, 2015, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The primary purpose 
of this meeting is to finalize the Committee's 2015 Report on the 
Effectiveness of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program 
(NEHRP). The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The 
final agenda and any draft meeting materials will be posted prior to 
the meeting on the NEHRP Web site at http://nehrp.gov/. Interested 
members of the public will be able to participate in the meeting from 
remote locations by calling into a central phone number.

DATES: The ACEHR will hold a meeting via webinar on Friday, June 12, 
2015, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be 
open to the public.

ADDRESSES: Questions regarding the meeting should be sent to National 
Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Director, National Institute of 
Standards and Technology (NIST), 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 804, 
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-8604. For instructions on how to 
participate in the meeting via webinar, please see the SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION section of this notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tina Faecke, Management and Program 
Analyst, National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, Engineering 
Laboratory, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8604, Gaithersburg, 
Maryland 20899-8604. Ms. Faecke's email address is tina.faecke@nist.gov 
and her phone number is (301) 975-5911.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established in accordance 
with the requirements of Section 103 of the NEHRP Reauthorization Act 
of 2004 (Public Law 108-360). The Committee is composed of 15 members 
appointed by the Director of NIST, who were selected for their 
established records of distinguished service in their professional 
community, their knowledge of issues affecting NEHRP, and to reflect 
the wide diversity of technical disciplines, competencies, and 
communities involved in earthquake hazards reduction. In addition, the 
Chairperson of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Scientific Earthquake 
Studies Advisory Committee (SESAC) serves as an ex-officio member of 
the Committee.
    The Committee assesses:
     Trends and developments in the science and engineering of 
earthquake hazards reduction;
     the effectiveness of NEHRP in performing its statutory 
activities;
     any need to revise NEHRP; and
     the management, coordination, implementation, and 
activities of NEHRP.
    Background information on NEHRP and the Advisory Committee is 
available at http://nehrp.gov/.
    Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 
U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the ACEHR will hold an open 
meeting via webinar on Friday, June 12, 2015, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 
p.m. Eastern Time. There will be no central meeting location. 
Interested members of the

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public will be able to participate in the meeting from remote locations 
by calling into a central phone number. The primary purpose of this 
meeting is to finalize the Committee's 2015 Report on the Effectiveness 
of the NEHRP. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. 
The final agenda and any meeting materials will be posted prior to the 
meeting on the NEHRP Web site at http://nehrp.gov/.
    Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to 
offer comments and suggestions related to the Committee's affairs are 
invited to request a place on the agenda and detailed instructions on 
how to join the webinar from a remote location in order to participate 
by submitting their request to Felicia Johnson at 
felicia.johnson@nist.gov or 301-975-5324 no later than 5:00 p.m. 
Eastern Time, Tuesday, June 9, 2015. Approximately 15 minutes will be 
reserved from 2:45 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Eastern Time for public comments; 
speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. The 
amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests 
received, but is likely to be about three minutes each. Questions from 
the public will not be considered during this period. Speakers who wish 
to expand upon their oral statements, those who had wished to speak but 
could not be accommodated, and those who were unable to participate are 
invited to submit written statements to ACEHR, National Institute of 
Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, MS 8604, Gaithersburg, 
Maryland 20899-8604, via fax at (301) 975-4032, or electronically by 
email to info@nehrp.gov.
    All participants of the meeting are required to pre-register. 
Anyone wishing to participate must register by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, 
Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in order to be included. Please submit your full 
name, email address, and phone number to Felicia Johnson at 
felicia.johnson@nist.gov or (301) 975-5324. After pre-registering, 
participants will be provided with detailed instructions on how to join 
the webinar from a remote location in order to participate.

Kevin Kimball,
Chief of Staff.
[FR Doc. 2015-12423 Filed 5-21-15; 8:45 am]
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