Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, 30049-30050 [2015-12573]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 100 / Tuesday, May 26, 2015 / Notices Dated: May 18, 2015. Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2015–12653 Filed 5–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Authority: 15 U.S.C. 3711a(d)(1) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. National Institute of Standards and Technology Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of partially closed meeting. AGENCY: The Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Judges Panel) will meet in on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern time. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and review the role and responsibilities of the Judges Panel and information received from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in order to ensure the integrity of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Award) selection process. The agenda will include: Judges Panel roles and processes; Baldrige Program updates; new business/public comment; lessons learned from the 2014 judging process; and the 2015 Award process. A portion of this meeting is closed to the public in order to protect the proprietary data to be examined and discussed. DATES: The Judges Panel will be held on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Eastern time. The portion of the meeting, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., will include discussions on the Judges Panel roles and processes and Baldrige program updates. This session is open to the public. Please note admittance instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. The portion of the meeting from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., will include discussions on lessons learned from the 2014 judging process and on the 2015 Award process. This session is closed to the public in order to protect the proprietary data to be examined and discussed. 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Fangmeyer, Director, Baldrige mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:50 May 22, 2015 Jkt 235001 Performance Excellence Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1020, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–1020, at telephone number (301) 975–2360, or by email at robert.fangmeyer@nist.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award will meet on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern time. The Judges Panel is composed of twelve members, appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, chosen for their familiarity with quality improvement operations and competitiveness issues of manufacturing companies, services companies, small businesses, health care providers, and educational institutions. Members are also chosen who have broad experience in for-profit and nonprofit areas. The Judges Panel will assemble to discuss and review the role and responsibilities of the Judges Panel and information received from the National Institute of Standards and Technology in order to ensure the integrity of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award selection process. The agenda will include: Judges Panel roles and processes; Baldrige Program updates; new business/public comment; lessons learned from the 2014 judging process; and the 2015 Award process. A portion of this meeting is closed to the public in order to protect the proprietary data to be examined and discussed. The portion of the meeting, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Eastern time, will include discussions on the Judges Panel roles and processes and Baldrige program updates and is open to the public. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related to the Panel of Judges’ general process are invited to request a place on the agenda. Approximately one-half hour will be reserved 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 the final agenda that will be posted on the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program Web site at http:// www.nist.gov/baldrige/community/ PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30049 overseers.cfm. 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 attend in person are invited to submit written statements to the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, Attention Nancy Young, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1020, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–1020, via fax at 301–975–4967 or electronically by email to nancy.young@nist.gov. All visitors to the National Institute of Standards and Technology site will have to pre-register to be admitted. Please submit your name, time of arrival, email address and phone number to Nancy Young no later than 4:00 p.m. Eastern time, Thursday, June 4, 2015, and she will provide you with instructions for admittance. Non-U.S. citizens must submit additional information; please contact Nancy Young. Contact Ms. Young, by email at nancy.young@nist.gov or by phone at (301) 975–2361. Also, please note that under the REAL ID Act of 2005 (Pub. L. 109–13), federal agencies, including NIST, can only accept a state-issued driver’s license or identification card for access to federal facilities if issued by states that are REAL ID compliant or have an extension. NIST also currently accepts other forms of federal-issued identification in lieu of a state-issued driver’s license. For detailed information please contact Ms. Young or visit: http://www.nist.gov/public_ affairs/visitor/. The portion of the meeting from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern time, will include discussions on lessons learned from the 2013 judging process and on the 2014 Award process, and is closed to the public in order to protect the proprietary data to be examined and discussed. The Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the Acting, Assistant General Counsel for Administration, formally determined on May 19, 2015, pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended by Section 5(c) of the Government in Sunshine Act, Public Law 94–409, that a portion of the meeting of the Judges Panel may be closed to the public in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4) because the meeting is likely to disclose trade secrets and commercial or financial information obtained from a person which is privileged or confidential and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B) because for a government agency the meeting is likely to disclose E:\FR\FM\26MYN1.SGM 26MYN1 30050 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 100 / Tuesday, May 26, 2015 / Notices information that could significantly frustrate implementation of a proposed agency action. Portions of the meeting involve examination of prior year Award applicant data. Award applicant data are directly related to the commercial activities and confidential information of the applicants. Kevin Kimball, Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2015–12573 Filed 5–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD959 Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: Notice of public meetings and hearings. ACTION: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold meetings of its 119th Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) and its 163rd Council meeting to take actions on fishery management issues in the Western Pacific Region. The Council will also convene meetings of the Pelagic and International Standing Committee, Fishery Data Collection and Research Committee (FDCRC), Hawaii Standing Committee, and Executive and Budget Standing Committee. SUMMARY: The meetings will be held from June 9, 2015 through June 18, 2015. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates, times and agendas. DATES: The 119th SSC, Pelagic and International Standing Committee, FDCRC, Hawaii Standing Committee, and Executive and Budget Standing Committee will be held at the Council office, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813; phone: (808) 522– 8220. The 163rd Council meeting and the Fishers Forum will be held at the Harbor View Center, Pier 38, 1129 North Nimitz Highway, Honolulu, HI 96817; phone: (808) 983–1200. Background documents will be available from, and written comments should be sent to, Mr. Edwin Ebisui, Chair, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813; phone: (808) 522–8220 or fax: (808) 522–8226. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:50 May 22, 2015 Jkt 235001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; phone: (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The SSC meeting will be held between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. on June 9–11, 2015. The Council’s Pelagic and International Standing Committee and the FDCRC meetings will be held between 10 a.m. and 12 noon on June 15, 2015; Hawaii Standing Committee meeting will be held between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on June 15, 2015; Executive and Budget Standing Committee meeting will be held between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. on June 15, 2015; and the 163rd Council meeting will be held between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. on June 16–18, 2015. In addition, the Council will host a Fishers Forum on June 17, 2015, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. In addition to the agenda items listed here, the SSC and Council will hear recommendations from Council advisory groups. Public comment periods will be provided throughout the agendas. The order in which agenda items are addressed may change. The meetings will run as late as necessary to complete scheduled business. Schedule and Agenda for 119th SSC Meeting 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Tuesday, June 9, 2015 1. Introductions 2. Approval of Draft Agenda and Assignment of Rapporteurs 3. Status of the 118th SSC Meeting Recommendations 4. Report from the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Director 5. Insular Fisheries A. Review of the Bottomfish Stock Assessment Update for American Samoa, Guam, and Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) B. Report on the Data Workshop for the MHI deep 7 Bottomfish C. Main Hawaiian Islands (MHI) Deep 7 Bottomfish P-star Working Group Report D. Specification of Acceptable Biological Catch for the MHI Deep 7 Bottomfish Fishery for Fishing Year 2015–16 (Action Item) E. Evaluation of 2014 Catch to the 2014 Annual Catch Limits F. Report from the Council Advisory Groups 1. Joint Archipelagic Plan Team 2. Fishery Data Collection and Research Committee—Technical Committee 3. Advisory Panel G. Public Comment H. SSC Discussion and Recommendations 6. Program Planning PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 A. Overview of Management Strategy Evaluation Use in Fisheries B. Report on SSC Subgroup Comments NS1, 3, and 7 Guidelines Proposed Rule C. Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council 5-year Research Priorities D. Annual Report Changes E. Cooperative Research Priorities and Framework F. Report from the Council Advisory Groups 1. Advisory Panel 2. Joint Archipelagic Plan Team 3. Pelagic Plan Team G. Public Comment H. SSC Discussion and Recommendations 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Wednesday, June 10, 2015 7. Pelagic Fisheries A. Hawaii Yellowfin and Bigeye Commercial Minimum Size Limit 1. Hawaii Yellowfin Population Model 2. Hawaii Yellowfin Survey Plan B. Report on Hawaii Catch Shares Meeting C. International Fisheries 1. Report on Purse Seine Bigeye Tuna (BET) Workshop 2. Report on Longline Vessel Day Scheme (VDS) 3. Report on Tokelau Agreement D. Report from the Council Advisory Groups 1. Pelagic Plan Team 2. Joint Archipelagic Plan Team 3. Advisory Panel E. Public Comment F. SSC Discussion and Recommendations 8. Protected Species A. Green Sea Turtle Status Review and Proposed Rule B. Humpback Whale Status Review and Proposed Rule C. Marine Mammals Reported under Catch Lost to Predators on Fishermen’s Commercial Catch Reports to the State of Hawaii D. Pilot Study of Interactions between Cetaceans and Small-Boat Fishing Operations in the Main Hawaiian Islands E. Report of the False Killer Whale Take Reduction Team Meeting F. Statistical Control Chart Approach for Wildlife Monitoring G. Report of SSC Subcommittee on False Killer Whale Stock Boundary Revision and Bycatch Proration H. Updates on Other Endangered Species Act and Marine Mammal Protection Act Actions I. Report from the Council Advisory Groups E:\FR\FM\26MYN1.SGM 26MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 100 (Tuesday, May 26, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 30049-30050]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-12573]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Institute of Standards and Technology


Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

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

ACTION: Notice of partially closed meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality 
Award (Judges Panel) will meet in on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, from 
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern time. The purpose of this meeting is to 
discuss and review the role and responsibilities of the Judges Panel 
and information received from the National Institute of Standards and 
Technology (NIST) in order to ensure the integrity of the Malcolm 
Baldrige National Quality Award (Award) selection process. The agenda 
will include: Judges Panel roles and processes; Baldrige Program 
updates; new business/public comment; lessons learned from the 2014 
judging process; and the 2015 Award process. A portion of this meeting 
is closed to the public in order to protect the proprietary data to be 
examined and discussed.

DATES: The Judges Panel will be held on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 from 
9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Eastern time. The portion of the meeting, 
from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., will include discussions on the Judges 
Panel roles and processes and Baldrige program updates. This session is 
open to the public. Please note admittance instructions under the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. The portion of the 
meeting from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., will include discussions on 
lessons learned from the 2014 judging process and on the 2015 Award 
process. This session is closed to the public in order to protect the 
proprietary data to be examined and discussed.

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.

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, at telephone number (301) 975-2360, or by email at 
robert.fangmeyer@nist.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

    Authority:  15 U.S.C. 3711a(d)(1) 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 Judges Panel of the 
Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award will meet on Wednesday, June 
10, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern time. The Judges Panel is 
composed of twelve members, appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, 
chosen for their familiarity with quality improvement operations and 
competitiveness issues of manufacturing companies, services companies, 
small businesses, health care providers, and educational institutions. 
Members are also chosen who have broad experience in for-profit and 
nonprofit areas. The Judges Panel will assemble to discuss and review 
the role and responsibilities of the Judges Panel and information 
received from the National Institute of Standards and Technology in 
order to ensure the integrity of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality 
Award selection process. The agenda will include: Judges Panel roles 
and processes; Baldrige Program updates; new business/public comment; 
lessons learned from the 2014 judging process; and the 2015 Award 
process. A portion of this meeting is closed to the public in order to 
protect the proprietary data to be examined and discussed.
    The portion of the meeting, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Eastern 
time, will include discussions on the Judges Panel roles and processes 
and Baldrige program updates and is open to the public. Individuals and 
representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and 
suggestions related to the Panel of Judges' general process are invited 
to request a place on the agenda. Approximately one-half hour will be 
reserved 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 the final agenda that will be posted on the Baldrige 
Performance Excellence Program Web site at http://www.nist.gov/baldrige/community/overseers.cfm. 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 attend in 
person are invited to submit written statements to the Baldrige 
Performance Excellence Program, Attention Nancy Young, National 
Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 
1020, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-1020, via fax at 301-975-4967 or 
electronically by email to nancy.young@nist.gov.
    All visitors to the National Institute of Standards and Technology 
site will have to pre-register to be admitted. Please submit your name, 
time of arrival, email address and phone number to Nancy Young no later 
than 4:00 p.m. Eastern time, Thursday, June 4, 2015, and she will 
provide you with instructions for admittance. Non-U.S. citizens must 
submit additional information; please contact Nancy Young. Contact Ms. 
Young, by email at nancy.young@nist.gov or by phone at (301) 975-2361. 
Also, please note that under the REAL ID Act of 2005 (Pub. L. 109-13), 
federal agencies, including NIST, can only accept a state-issued 
driver's license or identification card for access to federal 
facilities if issued by states that are REAL ID compliant or have an 
extension. NIST also currently accepts other forms of federal-issued 
identification in lieu of a state-issued driver's license. For detailed 
information please contact Ms. Young or visit: http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/visitor/.
    The portion of the meeting from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern 
time, will include discussions on lessons learned from the 2013 judging 
process and on the 2014 Award process, and is closed to the public in 
order to protect the proprietary data to be examined and discussed. The 
Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for Administration, 
with the concurrence of the Acting, Assistant General Counsel for 
Administration, formally determined on May 19, 2015, pursuant to 
Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended by 
Section 5(c) of the Government in Sunshine Act, Public Law 94-409, that 
a portion of the meeting of the Judges Panel may be closed to the 
public in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4) because the meeting is 
likely to disclose trade secrets and commercial or financial 
information obtained from a person which is privileged or confidential 
and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B) because for a government agency the meeting 
is likely to disclose

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information that could significantly frustrate implementation of a 
proposed agency action. Portions of the meeting involve examination of 
prior year Award applicant data. Award applicant data are directly 
related to the commercial activities and confidential information of 
the applicants.

Kevin Kimball,
Chief of Staff.
[FR Doc. 2015-12573 Filed 5-22-15; 8:45 am]
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