Corporation for Travel Promotion (dba Brand USA), 54272-54273 [2015-22686]

Download as PDF 54272 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 174 / Wednesday, September 9, 2015 / Notices • Tool steels; 38 and • Silico-manganese steels; 39 The products subject to these investigations are currently classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) under item numbers: 7208.10.1500, 7208.10.3000, 7208.10.6000, 7208.25.3000, 7208.25.6000, 7208.26.0030, 7208.26.0060, 7208.27.0030, 7208.27.0060, 7208.36.0030, 7208.36.0060, 7208.37.0030, 7208.37.0060, 7208.38.0015, 7208.38.0030, 7208.38.0090, 7208.39.0015, 7208.39.0030, 7208.39.0090, 7208.40.6030, 7208.40.6060, 7208.53.0000, 7208.54.0000, 7208.90.0000, 7210.70.3000, 7211.14.0030, 7211.14.0090, 7211.19.1500, 7211.19.2000, 7211.19.3000, 7211.19.4500, 7211.19.6000, 7211.19.7530, 7211.19.7560, 7211.19.7590, 7225.11.0000, 7225.19.0000, 7225.30.3050, 7225.30.7000, 7225.40.7000, 7225.99.0090, 7226.11.1000, 7226.11.9030, 7226.11.9060, 7226.19.1000, 7226.19.9000, 7226.91.5000, 7226.91.7000, and 7226.91.8000. The products subject to the investigations may also enter under the following HTSUS numbers: 7210.90.9000, 7211.90.0000, 7212.40.1000, 7212.40.5000, 7212.50.0000, 7214.91.0015, 7214.91.0060, 7214.91.0090, 7214.99.0060, 7214.99.0075, 7214.99.0090, 7215.90.5000, 7226.99.0180, and 7228.60.6000. The HTSUS subheadings above are provided for convenience and U.S. Customs purposes only. The written description of the scope of the investigations is dispositive. [FR Doc. 2015–22556 Filed 9–8–15; 8:45 am] Lhorne on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 38 Tool steels are defined as steels which contain the following combinations of elements in the quantity by weight respectively indicated: (i) More than 1.2 percent carbon and more than 10.5 percent chromium; or (ii) not less than 0.3 percent carbon and 1.25 percent or more but less than 10.5 percent chromium; or (iii) not less than 0.85 percent carbon and 1 percent to 1.8 percent, inclusive, manganese; or (iv) 0.9 percent to 1.2 percent, inclusive, chromium and 0.9 percent to 1.4 percent, inclusive, molybdenum; or (v) not less than 0.5 percent carbon and not less than 3.5 percent molybdenum; or (vi) not less than 0.5 percent carbon and not less than 5.5 percent tungsten. 39 Silico-manganese steel is defined as steels containing by weight: (i) Not more than 0.7 percent of carbon; (ii) 0.5 percent or more but not more than 1.9 percent of manganese, and (iii) 0.6 percent or more but not more than 2.3 percent of silicon. VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:19 Sep 08, 2015 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Corporation for Travel Promotion (dba Brand USA) International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Seeking applications from travel and tourism leaders from the restaurant industry for membership on the Board of Directors (Board) of the Corporation for Travel Promotion (dba Brand USA). AGENCY: The Department of Commerce is currently seeking additional applications from travel and tourism leaders from the restaurant sector for membership on the Board of Directors (Board) of the Corporation for Travel Promotion (dba Brand USA). The purpose of the Board is to guide the Corporation for Travel Promotion on matters relating to the promotion of the United States and communication of travel facilitation issues, among other tasks. On June 22, 2015, we published in the Federal Register a ‘‘Notice of an opportunity seeking applications from travel and tourism industry leaders from specific industries for membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion (dba Brand USA)’’ (80 FR 35627), and on June 26, 2015, we published ‘‘The Department of Commerce is currently seeking applications from travel and tourism leaders from specific industries for membership on the Board of Directors (Board) of the Corporation for Travel Promotion (dba Brand USA) (80 FR 36767), announcing membership opportunities from four specific industry sectors on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. The application period closed on August 7, 2015. We are now reopening the application period to solicit additional applications specifically from the restaurant sector. This notice supplements the notices of June 22, 2015, and June 26, 2015. There were insufficient applicants from the restaurant sector, and the open period for making application in this sector and this sector only is now reopened to solicit additional applicants. Interested parties who have already applied for this position in response to those Federal Register notices do not need to re-apply. DATES: All applications must be received by the National Travel and Tourism Office by close of business on September 18, 2015. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Electronic applications may be sent to: CTPBoard@trade.gov. Written applications can be submitted to Isabel Hill, Director, National Travel and Tourism Office, U.S. Department of Commerce, Mail Stop 10007, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. Telephone: 202.482.0140. Email: Isabel.Hill@trade.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Heizer, Deputy Director, Industry Relations, National Travel and Tourism Office, Mail Stop 10003, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. Telephone: 202.482.4904. Email: julie.heizer@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Travel Promotion Act of 2009 (TPA) was signed into law by President Obama on March 4, 2010. The TPA established the Corporation for Travel Promotion (the Corporation), as a non-profit corporation charged with the development and execution of a plan to (A) provide useful information to those interested in traveling to the United States; (B) identify and address perceptions regarding U.S. entry policies; (C) maximize economic and diplomatic benefits of travel to the United States through the use of various promotional tools; (D) ensure that international travel benefits all States and the District of Columbia, and (E) identify opportunities to promote tourism to rural and urban areas equally, including areas not traditionally visited by international travelers. The Corporation is governed by a Board of Directors, consisting of 11 members with knowledge of international travel promotion or marketing, broadly representing various regions of the United States. The TPA directs the Secretary of Commerce (after consultation with the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Secretary of State) to appoint the Board of Directors for the Corporation. At this time, the Department will be selecting four individuals with the appropriate expertise and experience from specific sectors of the travel and tourism industry to serve on the Board as follows: (A) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience in a city convention and visitors’ bureau; (B) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the restaurant industry; (C) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience as an official in a State tourism office; and (D) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience as an official in the hotel accommodations sector. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1 Lhorne on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 174 / Wednesday, September 9, 2015 / Notices To be eligible for Board membership, individuals must have international travel and tourism marketing experience, be a current or former chief executive officer, chief financial officer, or chief marketing officer or have held an equivalent management position. Additional consideration will be given to individuals who have experience working in U.S. multinational entities with marketing budgets, and who are audit committee financial experts as defined by the Securities and Exchange Commission (in accordance with section 407 of PL 107–204 [15 U.S.C. 7265]). Individuals must be U.S. citizens, and in addition, cannot be federallyregistered lobbyists or registered as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. Those selected for the Board must be able to meet the time and effort commitments of the Board. Board members serve at the discretion of the Secretary of Commerce (who may remove any member of the Board for good cause). The terms of office of each member of the Board appointed by the Secretary shall be 3 years. Board members can serve a maximum of two consecutive full three-year terms. Board members are not considered Federal government employees by virtue of their service as a member of the Board and will receive no compensation from the Federal government for their participation in Board activities. Members participating in Board meetings and events may be paid actual travel expenses and per diem when away from their usual places of residence by Brand USA. To be considered for appointment, please provide the following: 1. Name, title, and personal resume of the individual requesting consideration, including address, email address and phone number; and 2. A brief statement of why the person should be considered for appointment to the Board. This statement should also address the individual’s relevant international travel and tourism marketing experience and indicate clearly the sector or sectors enumerated above in which the individual has the requisite expertise and experience. Individuals who have the requisite expertise and experience in more than one sector can be appointed for only one of those sectors. Appointments of members to the Board will be made by the Secretary of Commerce. Dated: September 3, 2015. Isabel M. Hill, Director, National Travel and Tourism Office. [FR Doc. 2015–22686 Filed 9–3–15; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:19 Sep 08, 2015 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ocean Exploration Advisory Board Meeting Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (OEAB). OEAB members will discuss and provide advice on Federal ocean exploration programs, with a particular emphasis on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) activities, in the areas of: The U.S. Extended Continental Shelf Project, current and future exploration priorities, NOAA’s ocean exploration partnerships, the next National Forum on Ocean Exploration, and other matters as described in the agenda found on the OEAB Web site at http://oeab.noaa.gov. DATES: The announced meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 1, 2015 from 8:30 a.m.–5:15 p.m. EDT, and Friday, October 2, 2015 from 8:30 a.m.– 12:25 p.m. EDT. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography Coastal Institute, Hazards Room 215, South Ferry Road, Narragansett, RI 02882. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 174 (Wednesday, September 9, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 54272-54273]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-22686]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Corporation for Travel Promotion (dba Brand USA)

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Seeking applications from travel and tourism leaders from the 
restaurant industry for membership on the Board of Directors (Board) of 
the Corporation for Travel Promotion (dba Brand USA).

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce is currently seeking additional 
applications from travel and tourism leaders from the restaurant sector 
for membership on the Board of Directors (Board) of the Corporation for 
Travel Promotion (dba Brand USA). The purpose of the Board is to guide 
the Corporation for Travel Promotion on matters relating to the 
promotion of the United States and communication of travel facilitation 
issues, among other tasks. On June 22, 2015, we published in the 
Federal Register a ``Notice of an opportunity seeking applications from 
travel and tourism industry leaders from specific industries for 
membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel 
Promotion (dba Brand USA)'' (80 FR 35627), and on June 26, 2015, we 
published ``The Department of Commerce is currently seeking 
applications from travel and tourism leaders from specific industries 
for membership on the Board of Directors (Board) of the Corporation for 
Travel Promotion (dba Brand USA) (80 FR 36767), announcing membership 
opportunities from four specific industry sectors on the Board of 
Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. The application 
period closed on August 7, 2015. We are now reopening the application 
period to solicit additional applications specifically from the 
restaurant sector. This notice supplements the notices of June 22, 
2015, and June 26, 2015.
    There were insufficient applicants from the restaurant sector, and 
the open period for making application in this sector and this sector 
only is now reopened to solicit additional applicants.
    Interested parties who have already applied for this position in 
response to those Federal Register notices do not need to re-apply.

DATES: All applications must be received by the National Travel and 
Tourism Office by close of business on September 18, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Electronic applications may be sent to: CTPBoard@trade.gov. 
Written applications can be submitted to Isabel Hill, Director, 
National Travel and Tourism Office, U.S. Department of Commerce, Mail 
Stop 10007, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. 
Telephone: 202.482.0140. Email: Isabel.Hill@trade.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Heizer, Deputy Director, 
Industry Relations, National Travel and Tourism Office, Mail Stop 
10003, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. Telephone: 
202.482.4904. Email: julie.heizer@trade.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background: The Travel Promotion Act of 2009 (TPA) was signed into 
law by President Obama on March 4, 2010. The TPA established the 
Corporation for Travel Promotion (the Corporation), as a non-profit 
corporation charged with the development and execution of a plan to (A) 
provide useful information to those interested in traveling to the 
United States; (B) identify and address perceptions regarding U.S. 
entry policies; (C) maximize economic and diplomatic benefits of travel 
to the United States through the use of various promotional tools; (D) 
ensure that international travel benefits all States and the District 
of Columbia, and (E) identify opportunities to promote tourism to rural 
and urban areas equally, including areas not traditionally visited by 
international travelers.
    The Corporation is governed by a Board of Directors, consisting of 
11 members with knowledge of international travel promotion or 
marketing, broadly representing various regions of the United States. 
The TPA directs the Secretary of Commerce (after consultation with the 
Secretary of Homeland Security and the Secretary of State) to appoint 
the Board of Directors for the Corporation.
    At this time, the Department will be selecting four individuals 
with the appropriate expertise and experience from specific sectors of 
the travel and tourism industry to serve on the Board as follows:
    (A) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience in a city 
convention and visitors' bureau;
    (B) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the 
restaurant industry;
    (C) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience as an 
official in a State tourism office; and
    (D) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience as an 
official in the hotel accommodations sector.

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    To be eligible for Board membership, individuals must have 
international travel and tourism marketing experience, be a current or 
former chief executive officer, chief financial officer, or chief 
marketing officer or have held an equivalent management position. 
Additional consideration will be given to individuals who have 
experience working in U.S. multinational entities with marketing 
budgets, and who are audit committee financial experts as defined by 
the Securities and Exchange Commission (in accordance with section 407 
of PL 107-204 [15 U.S.C. 7265]). Individuals must be U.S. citizens, and 
in addition, cannot be federally-registered lobbyists or registered as 
a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as 
amended.
    Those selected for the Board must be able to meet the time and 
effort commitments of the Board.
    Board members serve at the discretion of the Secretary of Commerce 
(who may remove any member of the Board for good cause). The terms of 
office of each member of the Board appointed by the Secretary shall be 
3 years. Board members can serve a maximum of two consecutive full 
three-year terms. Board members are not considered Federal government 
employees by virtue of their service as a member of the Board and will 
receive no compensation from the Federal government for their 
participation in Board activities. Members participating in Board 
meetings and events may be paid actual travel expenses and per diem 
when away from their usual places of residence by Brand USA.
    To be considered for appointment, please provide the following:
    1. Name, title, and personal resume of the individual requesting 
consideration, including address, email address and phone number; and
    2. A brief statement of why the person should be considered for 
appointment to the Board. This statement should also address the 
individual's relevant international travel and tourism marketing 
experience and indicate clearly the sector or sectors enumerated above 
in which the individual has the requisite expertise and experience. 
Individuals who have the requisite expertise and experience in more 
than one sector can be appointed for only one of those sectors. 
Appointments of members to the Board will be made by the Secretary of 
Commerce.

    Dated: September 3, 2015.
Isabel M. Hill,
Director, National Travel and Tourism Office.
[FR Doc. 2015-22686 Filed 9-3-15; 4:15 pm]
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