Solicitation of Nominations for Membership on the Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee, 44850-44851 [2016-16194]

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SUMMARY: All nomination information should be provided in a single, complete package submitted electronically or postmarked August 10, 2016. ADDRESSES: Nominations packages should be submitted either electronically or by mail, but not by both methods. Complete nomination packages identified by docket number EERE–2013–BT–NOC–0005 may be submitted by any of the following methods: 1. Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. 2. Email: ASRAC@ee.doe.gov. Include docket number EERE–2013–BT–NOC– 0005 in the subject line of the message. 3. Mail: Ms. Emily Marchetti, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, Mailstop EE–5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. If possible, please submit all items on a compact disc (CD), in which case it is not necessary to include printed copies. 4. Hand Delivery/Courier: Ms. Emily Marchetti, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, 950 DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 L’Enfant Plaza SW., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20024. Telephone: (202) 586–1824. If possible, please submit all items on a CD, in which case it is not necessary to include printed copies. No telefacsimilies (faxes) will be accepted. It is recommended that nominations be submitted in electronic format via email to asrac@ee.doe.gov. Submissions submitted by mail are welcome, but may be delayed in delivery due to the DOE mail vetting procedures in place. For submission by mail, please send to Ms. Emily Marchetti, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, Mailstop EE–5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585– 0121. If possible, please submit all items on a compact disc (CD), in which case it is not necessary to include printed copies. The Committee will provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Energy on the DOE’s Appliance and Equipment Standards Program’s test procedures and rulemaking determinations. The Committee’s scope is to review and make recommendations on the: (1) Development of minimum efficiency standards for residential appliances and commercial equipment, (2) development of product test procedures, (3) certification and enforcement of standards, (4) labeling for various residential products and commercial equipment, and (5) specific issues of concern to DOE as requested by the Secretary of Energy, the Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, and the Buildings Technologies Office’s Director. To facilitate the functioning of the Committee, working group (i.e., subcommittees) may be formed with the approval of the Department of Energy. The objectives of the working groups are to make recommendations to the parent committee with respect to particular matters related to the responsibilities of the parent committee. Such working groups may not work independently of the chartered committee and must report their recommendations and advice to the full committee for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittee members are appointed with DOE approval. DOE is hereby soliciting nominations for members of the Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee. The Committee is expected to be continuing in nature. Members will be selected with a view toward achieving a balanced committee of experts in fields relevant to energy efficiency, appliance and commercial SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\11JYN1.SGM 11JYN1 sradovich on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 132 / Monday, July 11, 2016 / Notices equipment standards to include DOE, as well as representatives of industry (including manufacturers and trade associations representing manufacturers, component manufacturers and related suppliers, and retailers), utilities, energy efficiency/environmental advocacy groups and consumers. Committee members will serve for a term of three years or less and may be reappointed for successive terms, with no more than two successive terms. Appointments may be made in a manner that allows the terms of the members serving at any time to expire at spaced intervals, so as to ensure continuity in the functioning of the Committee. Some Committee members may be appointed as special Government employees, experts in fields relevant to energy efficiency and appliance and commercial equipment standards; or as representatives of industry (including manufacturers and trade associations representing manufacturers, component manufacturers and related suppliers, and retailers), utilities, energy efficiency/environmental advocacy groups and consumers. Special Government employees will be subject to certain ethical restrictions and such members will be required to submit certain information in connection with the appointment process. Members of the Committee will serve without compensation; however, each member may be reimbursed in accordance with Federal Travel Regulations for authorized travel and per diem expenses incurred while attending Committee meetings. Process and Deadline for Submitting Nominations: Qualified individuals can self-nominate or be nominated by any individual or organization. Nominators should submit: 1. The nominee’s current resume or curriculum vitae and contact information, including mailing address, email address, and telephone number; 2. A letter of interest, including a summary of how the nominee’s experience and expertise would support the Committee’s objectives; 3. An affirmative statement that: (a) The nominee is not currently a federally-registered lobbyist and will not be a federally-registered lobbyist at the time of appointment and during his/ her tenure as a Committee member, or (b) if the nominee is currently a federally-registered lobbyist, that the nominee will no longer be a federallyregistered lobbyist at the time of appointment to the Committee and during his/her tenure as a member. All nomination information should be provided in a single, complete package VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:55 Jul 08, 2016 Jkt 238001 by the deadline specified in this notice. Nominations packages should be submitted by either mail or electronically, but not by both methods. Should more information be needed, DOE staff will contact the nominee, obtain information from the nominee’s past affiliations or obtain information from publicly available sources, such as the internet. A selection team will review the nomination packages. This team will be comprised of representatives from several DOE Offices. The selection team will seek balanced viewpoints and consider many criteria, including: (a) Scientific or technical expertise, knowledge, and experience; (b) stakeholder representation; (c) availability and willingness to serve; and (d) skills working in committees, working groups and advisory panels. The selection team will make recommendations regarding membership to the Secretary of Energy for review and selection of Committee members. Nominations are open to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical handicap, marital status, or sexual orientation. To ensure that recommendations to the Committee take into account the needs of the diverse groups served by DOE, membership shall include, to the extent practicable, individuals with demonstrated ability to represent the needs of women and men of all racial and ethnic groups, and persons with disabilities. Please note, however, that Federally-registered lobbyists and individuals already serving on another Federal advisory committee are ineligible for nomination. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Cymbalsky by telephone at 202–287– 1692 or by email at asrac@ee.doe.gov. Issued in Washington, DC, on July 1, 2016. Kathleen B. Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 132 (Monday, July 11, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 44850-44851]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-16194]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

[Docket No. EERE-2013-BT-NOC-0005]


Solicitation of Nominations for Membership on the Appliance 
Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of 
Energy.

ACTION: Solicitation of nominations for membership.

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SUMMARY: To ensure a wide range of candidates and a balanced committee, 
the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announces the solicitation of 
nominations to fill upcoming vacancies on the Appliance Standards and 
Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee.

DATES: All nomination information should be provided in a single, 
complete package submitted electronically or postmarked August 10, 
2016.

ADDRESSES: Nominations packages should be submitted either 
electronically or by mail, but not by both methods. Complete nomination 
packages identified by docket number EERE-2013-BT-NOC-0005 may be 
submitted by any of the following methods:
    1. Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments.
    2. Email: ASRAC@ee.doe.gov. Include docket number EERE-2013-BT-NOC-
0005 in the subject line of the message.
    3. Mail: Ms. Emily Marchetti, U.S. Department of Energy, Building 
Technologies Office, Mailstop EE-5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20585-0121. If possible, please submit all items on a 
compact disc (CD), in which case it is not necessary to include printed 
copies.
    4. Hand Delivery/Courier: Ms. Emily Marchetti, U.S. Department of 
Energy, Building Technologies Office, 950 L'Enfant Plaza SW., Suite 
600, Washington, DC 20024. Telephone: (202) 586-1824. If possible, 
please submit all items on a CD, in which case it is not necessary to 
include printed copies. No telefacsimilies (faxes) will be accepted.
    It is recommended that nominations be submitted in electronic 
format via email to asrac@ee.doe.gov. Submissions submitted by mail are 
welcome, but may be delayed in delivery due to the DOE mail vetting 
procedures in place. For submission by mail, please send to Ms. Emily 
Marchetti, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, 
Mailstop EE-5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585-0121. 
If possible, please submit all items on a compact disc (CD), in which 
case it is not necessary to include printed copies.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee will provide advice and 
recommendations to the Secretary of Energy on the DOE's Appliance and 
Equipment Standards Program's test procedures and rulemaking 
determinations. The Committee's scope is to review and make 
recommendations on the: (1) Development of minimum efficiency standards 
for residential appliances and commercial equipment, (2) development of 
product test procedures, (3) certification and enforcement of 
standards, (4) labeling for various residential products and commercial 
equipment, and (5) specific issues of concern to DOE as requested by 
the Secretary of Energy, the Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency 
and Renewable Energy, and the Buildings Technologies Office's Director.
    To facilitate the functioning of the Committee, working group 
(i.e., subcommittees) may be formed with the approval of the Department 
of Energy. The objectives of the working groups are to make 
recommendations to the parent committee with respect to particular 
matters related to the responsibilities of the parent committee. Such 
working groups may not work independently of the chartered committee 
and must report their recommendations and advice to the full committee 
for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittee members are 
appointed with DOE approval.
    DOE is hereby soliciting nominations for members of the Appliance 
Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee. The Committee is 
expected to be continuing in nature. Members will be selected with a 
view toward achieving a balanced committee of experts in fields 
relevant to energy efficiency, appliance and commercial

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equipment standards to include DOE, as well as representatives of 
industry (including manufacturers and trade associations representing 
manufacturers, component manufacturers and related suppliers, and 
retailers), utilities, energy efficiency/environmental advocacy groups 
and consumers. Committee members will serve for a term of three years 
or less and may be reappointed for successive terms, with no more than 
two successive terms. Appointments may be made in a manner that allows 
the terms of the members serving at any time to expire at spaced 
intervals, so as to ensure continuity in the functioning of the 
Committee. Some Committee members may be appointed as special 
Government employees, experts in fields relevant to energy efficiency 
and appliance and commercial equipment standards; or as representatives 
of industry (including manufacturers and trade associations 
representing manufacturers, component manufacturers and related 
suppliers, and retailers), utilities, energy efficiency/environmental 
advocacy groups and consumers. Special Government employees will be 
subject to certain ethical restrictions and such members will be 
required to submit certain information in connection with the 
appointment process.
    Members of the Committee will serve without compensation; however, 
each member may be reimbursed in accordance with Federal Travel 
Regulations for authorized travel and per diem expenses incurred while 
attending Committee meetings.
    Process and Deadline for Submitting Nominations: Qualified 
individuals can self-nominate or be nominated by any individual or 
organization. Nominators should submit:
    1. The nominee's current resume or curriculum vitae and contact 
information, including mailing address, email address, and telephone 
number;
    2. A letter of interest, including a summary of how the nominee's 
experience and expertise would support the Committee's objectives;
    3. An affirmative statement that: (a) The nominee is not currently 
a federally-registered lobbyist and will not be a federally-registered 
lobbyist at the time of appointment and during his/her tenure as a 
Committee member, or (b) if the nominee is currently a federally-
registered lobbyist, that the nominee will no longer be a federally-
registered lobbyist at the time of appointment to the Committee and 
during his/her tenure as a member.
    All nomination information should be provided in a single, complete 
package by the deadline specified in this notice. Nominations packages 
should be submitted by either mail or electronically, but not by both 
methods. Should more information be needed, DOE staff will contact the 
nominee, obtain information from the nominee's past affiliations or 
obtain information from publicly available sources, such as the 
internet. A selection team will review the nomination packages. This 
team will be comprised of representatives from several DOE Offices. The 
selection team will seek balanced viewpoints and consider many 
criteria, including: (a) Scientific or technical expertise, knowledge, 
and experience; (b) stakeholder representation; (c) availability and 
willingness to serve; and (d) skills working in committees, working 
groups and advisory panels. The selection team will make 
recommendations regarding membership to the Secretary of Energy for 
review and selection of Committee members.
    Nominations are open to all individuals without regard to race, 
color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical 
handicap, marital status, or sexual orientation. To ensure that 
recommendations to the Committee take into account the needs of the 
diverse groups served by DOE, membership shall include, to the extent 
practicable, individuals with demonstrated ability to represent the 
needs of women and men of all racial and ethnic groups, and persons 
with disabilities. Please note, however, that Federally-registered 
lobbyists and individuals already serving on another Federal advisory 
committee are ineligible for nomination.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Cymbalsky by telephone at 202-
287-1692 or by email at asrac@ee.doe.gov.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on July 1, 2016.
Kathleen B. Hogan,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency and 
Renewable Energy.
[FR Doc. 2016-16194 Filed 7-8-16; 8:45 am]
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