Opening of Nomination Period for Members of the Advisory Committee on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science, 63245-63246 [2015-26432]

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[FR Doc. 2015–26444 Filed 10–16–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:52 Oct 16, 2015 Jkt 238001 The Department of the Interior is inviting nominations for membership on the Advisory Committee on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science. This Federal Register Notice opens the nomination period from the date of publication until January 15, 2016 DATES: Written nominations must be received by January 15, 2016. ADDRESSES: Send nominations to: Robin O’Malley, National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 516, Reston, VA 20192, nccwsc@usgs.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Robin O’Malley, Designated Federal Officer for ACCCNRS, Policy and Partnership Coordinator, National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 516, Reston, VA 20192, romalley@usgs.gov, (703) 648–4086. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science (ACCCNRS) was chartered in 2013. Twenty-five members were appointed to the committee to provide advice on matters and actions relating to the operations of the U.S. Geological Survey National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center and the Department of the Interior (DOI) Climate Science Centers. The ACCCNRS Charter can be found at: https://nccwsc.usgs.gov/ acccnrs. In May 2016, membership terms for several committee members will expire, creating approximately 12 membership openings. The Department of the Interior is inviting nominations for individuals to be considered for these membership openings. Only nominations in response to this notice will be considered. Existing ACCCNRS members, whose terms are expiring, must be re-nominated during this open nomination period to be considered. Self-nominations will be accepted. Nominations should include a resume SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63245 that describes the nominee’s qualifications in enough detail to enable us to make an informed decision regarding meeting the membership requirements of the Committee and to contact a potential member. Additional information will be requested from those selected for final review before appointment. Members selected for appointment may identify an alternate who can participate in their stead; names of proposed alternates need not be submitted at this time. The Department of the Interior is soliciting members for ACCCNRS to represent the following interests: (1) State and local governments, including state membership entities; (2) Nongovernmental organizations, including those whose primary mission is professional and scientific and those whose primary mission is conservation and related scientific and advocacy activities; (3) American Indian tribes and other Native American entities; (4) Academia; (5) Landowners, businesses, and organizations representing landowners or businesses. In 2016 and later, the Committee will meet approximately 2 times annually, and at such times as designated by the DFO. The Secretary of the Interior will appoint members to the Committee. Members appointed as special Government employees are required to file on an annual basis a confidential financial disclosure report. No individual who is currently registered as a Federal lobbyist is eligible to serve as a member of the Committee. Privacy Statement This activity is subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (Public Law 92–463 Sec. 1, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 770.) Authority: 42 U.S.C. 2000E–16. Principal Purpose: Information is collected for the purpose of vetting nominees and evaluating qualifications for appointments to the Federal Advisory on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science (ACCCNRS.) Routine Use: Personally identifiable information will be collected by secure fax, phone, or U.S. mail, will be kept in a secure location, and purged from files at the conclusion of the vetting process. Selection of committee members is made based on the FACA’s requirements and the potential member’s background and qualifications. Final selection is made by the president or heads of departments or agencies. Disclosure Is Voluntary: If the individual does not furnish the E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1 63246 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 201 / Monday, October 19, 2015 / Notices information requested, there will be no adverse consequences. However, failure to furnish information requested will prevent appointment to ACCCNRS. Robin O’Malley, Designated Federal Officer, Policy and Partnership Coordinator, National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center. [FR Doc. 2015–26432 Filed 10–16–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4338–11–P U.S. Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street NW., Mail Stop 5547 MIB, Washington, DC 20240; or emailing comments to Privacy@ios.doi.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: America the Beautiful—The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Program Manager, National Park Service, Org. Code 2608, 1201 Eye St. NW., Washington, DC 20005, or by phone: 202–513–7139. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR I. 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AGENCY: ACTION: Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Department of the Interior is issuing a public notice of its intent to amend the Department-wide Privacy Act system of records titled, ‘‘The ‘America the Beautiful—The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass’ System,’’ DOI–06. This system allows the Department of the Interior to manage the Pass program and information about organizations and individuals who participate in Pass program activities and initiatives. The system notice is being amended to reflect new Pass initiatives and updates to the system location, categories of individuals covered by the system, categories of records in the system, authority for maintenance of the system, storage, safeguards, retention and disposal, system manager and address, notification procedures, records access and contesting procedures, records source categories, and to update the routine uses to include activities related to the issuance and management of park passes and programs that support these activities. DATES: Comments must be received by November 18, 2015. The amendments to the system will be effective November 18, 2015. ADDRESSES: Any person interested in commenting on this new system of records may do so by submitting written comments to Teri Barnett, Departmental Privacy Officer, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street NW., Mail Stop 5547 MIB, Washington, DC 20240; hand-delivering comments to Teri Barnett, Departmental Privacy Officer, asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:52 Oct 16, 2015 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 America’s wildlife, resources, and history, and encourages fourth grade students and their families to visit federal public lands and waters by issuing fee-free annual passes to recreation sites managed by DOI and its Federal partners. These EKiP program activities are managed by DOI with participating bureaus, offices, and partners under the authority of the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act of 2004 (REA), 16 U.S.C. 6804. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

U.S. Geological Survey

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Opening of Nomination Period for Members of the Advisory 
Committee on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior.

ACTION: Notice of opening of nomination period.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Interior is inviting nominations for 
membership on the Advisory Committee on Climate Change and Natural 
Resource Science. This Federal Register Notice opens the nomination 
period from the date of publication until January 15, 2016

DATES: Written nominations must be received by January 15, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Send nominations to: Robin O'Malley, National Climate Change 
and Wildlife Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise 
Valley Drive, Mail Stop 516, Reston, VA 20192, nccwsc@usgs.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Robin O'Malley, Designated Federal 
Officer for ACCCNRS, Policy and Partnership Coordinator, National 
Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 516, Reston, VA 20192, 
romalley@usgs.gov, (703) 648-4086.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Climate Change and 
Natural Resource Science (ACCCNRS) was chartered in 2013. Twenty-five 
members were appointed to the committee to provide advice on matters 
and actions relating to the operations of the U.S. Geological Survey 
National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center and the Department 
of the Interior (DOI) Climate Science Centers. The ACCCNRS Charter can 
be found at: https://nccwsc.usgs.gov/acccnrs.
    In May 2016, membership terms for several committee members will 
expire, creating approximately 12 membership openings. The Department 
of the Interior is inviting nominations for individuals to be 
considered for these membership openings. Only nominations in response 
to this notice will be considered. Existing ACCCNRS members, whose 
terms are expiring, must be re-nominated during this open nomination 
period to be considered. Self-nominations will be accepted. Nominations 
should include a resume that describes the nominee's qualifications in 
enough detail to enable us to make an informed decision regarding 
meeting the membership requirements of the Committee and to contact a 
potential member. Additional information will be requested from those 
selected for final review before appointment. Members selected for 
appointment may identify an alternate who can participate in their 
stead; names of proposed alternates need not be submitted at this time.
    The Department of the Interior is soliciting members for ACCCNRS to 
represent the following interests: (1) State and local governments, 
including state membership entities; (2) Nongovernmental organizations, 
including those whose primary mission is professional and scientific 
and those whose primary mission is conservation and related scientific 
and advocacy activities; (3) American Indian tribes and other Native 
American entities; (4) Academia; (5) Landowners, businesses, and 
organizations representing landowners or businesses.
    In 2016 and later, the Committee will meet approximately 2 times 
annually, and at such times as designated by the DFO. The Secretary of 
the Interior will appoint members to the Committee. Members appointed 
as special Government employees are required to file on an annual basis 
a confidential financial disclosure report. No individual who is 
currently registered as a Federal lobbyist is eligible to serve as a 
member of the Committee.

Privacy Statement

    This activity is subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 and the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (Public Law 92-463 Sec. 1, Oct. 
6, 1972, 86 Stat. 770.)

    Authority:  42 U.S.C. 2000E-16.

    Principal Purpose: Information is collected for the purpose of 
vetting nominees and evaluating qualifications for appointments to the 
Federal Advisory on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science 
(ACCCNRS.)
    Routine Use: Personally identifiable information will be collected 
by secure fax, phone, or U.S. mail, will be kept in a secure location, 
and purged from files at the conclusion of the vetting process. 
Selection of committee members is made based on the FACA's requirements 
and the potential member's background and qualifications. Final 
selection is made by the president or heads of departments or agencies.
    Disclosure Is Voluntary: If the individual does not furnish the

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information requested, there will be no adverse consequences. However, 
failure to furnish information requested will prevent appointment to 
ACCCNRS.

Robin O'Malley,
Designated Federal Officer, Policy and Partnership Coordinator, 
National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center.
[FR Doc. 2015-26432 Filed 10-16-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4338-11-P