Ocean Exploration Advisory Board Meeting, 54273 [2015-22688]

Download as PDF 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. Status: The meeting will be open to public participation with a 15-minute public comment period on Friday, October 2, 2015 at 10:15 a.m. EDT (please check the agenda on the Web site to confirm the time). The OEAB expects that public statements at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted verbal or written statements. In general, each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to three minutes. The Designated Federal Officer must receive written comments by September 23, 2015 to provide sufficient time for OEAB review. Written comments received after September 23, 2015 will be distributed to the OEAB but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. Seats will be available on a first-come first-served basis. Special Accomodations: These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to David McKinnie, Designated Federal SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54273 Officer, at (206) 526–6950 by September 16, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. David McKinnie, Designated Federal Officer, Ocean Exploration Advisory Board, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 7600 Sand Point Way NE., Seattle, WA 98115, (206) 526–6950. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NOAA established the OEAB under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and legislation that gives the agency statutory authority to operate an ocean exploration program and to coordinate a national program of ocean exploration. The OEAB advises NOAA leadership on strategic planning, exploration priorities, competitive ocean exploration grant programs, and other matters as the NOAA Administrator requests. OEAB members represent government agencies, the private sector, academic institutions, and not-for-profit institutions involved in all facets of ocean exploration—from advanced technology to citizen exploration. In addition to advising NOAA leadership, NOAA expects the OEAB to help to define and develop a national program of ocean exploration—a network of stakeholders and partnerships advancing national priorities for ocean exploration. Dated: September 1, 2015. Jason Donaldson, Chief Financial Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–22688 Filed 9–8–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KA–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Air Force U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Notice of Meeting U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors, Department of the Air Force, DoD. ACTION: Meeting notice. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 174 (Wednesday, September 9, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Page 54273]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-22688]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Ocean Exploration Advisory Board Meeting

AGENCY: Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER), National 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: 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.
    Status: The meeting will be open to public participation with a 15-
minute public comment period on Friday, October 2, 2015 at 10:15 a.m. 
EDT (please check the agenda on the Web site to confirm the time). The 
OEAB expects that public statements at its meetings will not be 
repetitive of previously submitted verbal or written statements. In 
general, each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be 
limited to three minutes. The Designated Federal Officer must receive 
written comments by September 23, 2015 to provide sufficient time for 
OEAB review. Written comments received after September 23, 2015 will be 
distributed to the OEAB but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting 
date. Seats will be available on a first-come first-served basis.
    Special Accomodations: These meetings are physically accessible to 
people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or 
other auxiliary aids should be directed to David McKinnie, Designated 
Federal Officer, at (206) 526-6950 by September 16, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. David McKinnie, Designated Federal 
Officer, Ocean Exploration Advisory Board, National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration, 7600 Sand Point Way NE., Seattle, WA 98115, 
(206) 526-6950.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NOAA established the OEAB under the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and legislation that gives the agency 
statutory authority to operate an ocean exploration program and to 
coordinate a national program of ocean exploration. The OEAB advises 
NOAA leadership on strategic planning, exploration priorities, 
competitive ocean exploration grant programs, and other matters as the 
NOAA Administrator requests.
    OEAB members represent government agencies, the private sector, 
academic institutions, and not-for-profit institutions involved in all 
facets of ocean exploration--from advanced technology to citizen 
exploration.
    In addition to advising NOAA leadership, NOAA expects the OEAB to 
help to define and develop a national program of ocean exploration--a 
network of stakeholders and partnerships advancing national priorities 
for ocean exploration.

    Dated: September 1, 2015.
Jason Donaldson,
Chief Financial Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 2015-22688 Filed 9-8-15; 8:45 am]
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