District Export Council Nomination Opportunity, 31351-31352 [2015-13436]

Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 105 / Tuesday, June 2, 2015 / Notices 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 the meeting. 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[FR Doc. 2015–13433 Filed 6–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Meeting of the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting by teleconference. AGENCY: The United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (Board) will hold an open call on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. The Board was re-chartered in August 2013, to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the travel and tourism industry. During this call, the Board will deliberate recommendations related to the national goal on the international arrivals process. The agenda may change to accommodate Board business. The final agenda will be posted on the Department of Commerce Web site for the Board at http://trade.gov/ttab, at least one week in advance of the call. DATES: Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. The deadline for members of the public to register, including requests to make comments during the meetings, or to submit written comments for dissemination prior to the meeting, is 5 p.m. EDT on June 10, 2015. Register by sending an email to Niara.Phillips@trade.gov. ADDRESSES: Via teleconference. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Niara Phillips, the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: 202– 482–4501, email: niara.phillips@ trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Board advises the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the U.S. travel and tourism industry. Public Participation: The call will be open to the public. All guests are required to register in advance by the deadline identified under the DATES caption, and will receive upon registering a copy of the draft letter to be deliberated. There will be 15 minutes of time allotted for oral comments from members of the public joining the call. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31351 To accommodate as many speakers as possible, the item for public comments will be limited to three (3) minutes per person. Individuals wishing to reserve speaking time during the meeting must submit a request at the time of registration along with a brief statement of the general nature of the comments, as well as the name and address of the proposed speaker. If the number of registrants requesting to make statements is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the meeting, the International Trade Administration may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers. Any member of the public may submit pertinent written comments concerning the Board’s affairs at any time before or after the call. Comments may be submitted to Niara Phillips at the contact information indicated above. To be considered during the call, comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on June 10, 2015, to ensure transmission to the Board prior to the call. Comments received after that deadline will be distributed to the members but may not be considered on the call. A recording will be available within 90 days of the call. Dated: May 27, 2015. Brandie Baggatts, Executive Secretary, United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board. [FR Doc. 2015–13154 Filed 6–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration District Export Council Nomination Opportunity International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of opportunity for appointment to serve as a District Export Council member. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce is currently seeking nominations of individuals for consideration for appointment by the Secretary of Commerce to serve as members of one of the 60 District Export Councils (DECs) nationwide. DECs are closely affiliated with the U.S. Export Assistance Centers (USEACs) of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (US&FCS), and play a key role in the planning and coordination of export activities in their communities. DATES: Nominations for individuals to a DEC must be received by the local SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02JNN1.SGM 02JNN1 asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 31352 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 105 / Tuesday, June 2, 2015 / Notices USEAC Director by close of business on July 15, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please contact the Director of your local USEAC for more information on DECs and the nomination process. You may identify your local USEAC by entering your zip code online at http:// export.gov/usoffices/index.asp. For general program information, contact Michelle Sylvester-Jose, National DEC Liaison, US&FCS, at (202) 482–1901. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: District Export Councils support the mission of US&FCS by facilitating the development of an effective local export assistance network, supporting the expansion of export opportunities for local U.S. companies, serving as a communication link between the business community and US&FCS, and assisting in coordinating the activities of trade assistance partners to leverage available resources. Individuals appointed to a DEC become part of a select corps of trade experts dedicated to providing international trade leadership and guidance to the local business community and assistance to the Department of Commerce on export development issues. Selection Process: Each DEC has a target membership of 30. Approximately half of the positions are open on each DEC for the four-year term from January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2019. The local USEAC Director receives nominations for membership, and after ensuring that nominees meet the membership criteria outlined below, makes recommendations to the Secretary of Commerce in consultation with the local DEC Executive Committee. After completion of a vetting process, the Secretary selects nominees for appointment to local DECs. DEC members are appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Secretary of Commerce. Membership Criteria: Appointment is based upon an individual’s international trade leadership in the local community, ability to influence the local environment for exporting, interest in export development, and willingness and ability to devote time to DEC activities. Members include exporters, export service providers and others whose profession supports U.S. export promotion efforts. DEC member appointments are made without regard to political affiliation. DEC membership is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents of the United States. As representatives of the local exporting community, DEC Members must reside in, or conduct the majority of their work in, the territory that the DEC covers. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Jun 01, 2015 Jkt 235001 DEC membership is open to representatives of local and state governments. DEC membership is not open to federal government employees, or individuals representing foreign governments. Authority: 15 U.S.C. 1501 et. seq., 15 U.S.C. 4721. Daniel O’Brien, Deputy National Field Director. [FR Doc. 2015–13436 Filed 6–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–FP–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). 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The data from the marine mammal rehabilitation disposition report are required for monitoring and tracking of marine mammals held at various NMFSauthorized facilities. Revision: The data from a new human interaction exam form are required for PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 monitoring and tracking of illnesses, injury, and death related to human interaction. This information is will be submitted primarily by members of the marine mammal stranding networks which are authorized by NMFS. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; individuals or households. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395–5806. Dated: May 28, 2015. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–13359 Filed 6–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD808 Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to a Cruise Ship Terminal Project National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental harassment authorization. AGENCY: In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) as amended, notification is hereby given that we have issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the Huna Totem Corporation (HTC) of Hoonah, Alaska to incidentally harass, by Level B harassment only, nine species of marine mammals during construction activities associated with the re-development of the cruise ship terminal at Hoonah, Alaska. DATES: This authorization is effective from June 1, 2015 through October 31, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Pauline, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02JNN1.SGM 02JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 105 (Tuesday, June 2, 2015)]
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[Pages 31351-31352]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-13436]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


District Export Council Nomination Opportunity

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of opportunity for appointment to serve as a District 
Export Council member.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce is currently seeking nominations of 
individuals for consideration for appointment by the Secretary of 
Commerce to serve as members of one of the 60 District Export Councils 
(DECs) nationwide. DECs are closely affiliated with the U.S. Export 
Assistance Centers (USEACs) of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service 
(US&FCS), and play a key role in the planning and coordination of 
export activities in their communities.

DATES: Nominations for individuals to a DEC must be received by the 
local

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USEAC Director by close of business on July 15, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please contact the Director of your 
local USEAC for more information on DECs and the nomination process. 
You may identify your local USEAC by entering your zip code online at 
http://export.gov/usoffices/index.asp. For general program information, 
contact Michelle Sylvester-Jose, National DEC Liaison, US&FCS, at (202) 
482-1901.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: District Export Councils support the mission 
of US&FCS by facilitating the development of an effective local export 
assistance network, supporting the expansion of export opportunities 
for local U.S. companies, serving as a communication link between the 
business community and US&FCS, and assisting in coordinating the 
activities of trade assistance partners to leverage available 
resources. Individuals appointed to a DEC become part of a select corps 
of trade experts dedicated to providing international trade leadership 
and guidance to the local business community and assistance to the 
Department of Commerce on export development issues.
    Selection Process: Each DEC has a target membership of 30. 
Approximately half of the positions are open on each DEC for the four-
year term from January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2019. The local 
USEAC Director receives nominations for membership, and after ensuring 
that nominees meet the membership criteria outlined below, makes 
recommendations to the Secretary of Commerce in consultation with the 
local DEC Executive Committee. After completion of a vetting process, 
the Secretary selects nominees for appointment to local DECs. DEC 
members are appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Secretary of 
Commerce.
    Membership Criteria: Appointment is based upon an individual's 
international trade leadership in the local community, ability to 
influence the local environment for exporting, interest in export 
development, and willingness and ability to devote time to DEC 
activities. Members include exporters, export service providers and 
others whose profession supports U.S. export promotion efforts. DEC 
member appointments are made without regard to political affiliation. 
DEC membership is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents of the 
United States. As representatives of the local exporting community, DEC 
Members must reside in, or conduct the majority of their work in, the 
territory that the DEC covers. DEC membership is open to 
representatives of local and state governments. DEC membership is not 
open to federal government employees, or individuals representing 
foreign governments.

    Authority:  15 U.S.C. 1501 et. seq., 15 U.S.C. 4721.

Daniel O'Brien,
Deputy National Field Director.
[FR Doc. 2015-13436 Filed 6-1-15; 8:45 am]
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