Meeting of the Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy, 45515-45516 [2016-16626]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 135 / Thursday, July 14, 2016 / Notices Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 6. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 5,400. Estimated Time per Response: 6 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 540. CBP Form 3347A: Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 6. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 300. Estimated Time per Response: 6 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 30. Dated: July 11, 2016. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2016–16688 Filed 7–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2008–0010] Meeting of the Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Open Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet on August 29–30, 2016, in Emmitsburg, Maryland. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The meeting will take place on Monday, August 29, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time and on Tuesday, August 30, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Please note that the meeting may close early if the Board has completed its business. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Emergency Training Center, 16825 South Seton Avenue, Building H, Room 300, Emmitsburg, Maryland. Members of the public who wish to obtain details on how to gain access to the facility and directions may contact Ruth MacPhail as listed in the asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: admissions/campus_access.html) is required for access. Members of the public may also participate by teleconference and may contact Ruth MacPhail to obtain the call-in number and access code. For information on services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance, contact Ruth MacPhail as soon as possible. To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the issues to be considered by the Board as listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. Comments must be submitted in writing no later than August 15, 2016, must be identified by Docket ID FEMA–2008–0010 and may be submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: FEMA–RULES@ fema.dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message. • Mail/Hand Delivery: Ruth MacPhail, 16825 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Federal Emergency Management Agency’’ and the Docket ID for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received by the National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, go to http:// www.regulations.gov, click on ‘‘Advanced Search,’’ then enter ‘‘FEMA–2008–0010’’ in the ‘‘By Docket ID’’ box, then select ‘‘FEMA’’ under ‘‘By Agency,’’ and then click ‘‘Search.’’ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alternate Designated Federal Officer: Kirby E. Kiefer, telephone (301) 447– 1117, email Kirby.Kiefer@fema.dhs.gov. Logistical Information: Ruth MacPhail, telephone (301) 447–1333 and email Ruth.Macphail@ fema.dhs.gov. The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet on Monday, August 29, and Tuesday, August 30, 2016. The meeting will be open to the public. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Purpose of the Board section by close of business August 15, 2016. Photo identification that meets REAL ID ACT standards (https:// www.usfa.fema.gov/training/nfa/ The purpose of the Board is to review annually the programs of the National Fire Academy (NFA) and advise the Administrator of the Federal Emergency VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:33 Jul 13, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45515 Management Agency (FEMA), through the United States Fire Administrator, on the operation of the NFA and any improvements therein that the Board deems appropriate. In carrying out its responsibilities, the Board examines NFA programs to determine whether these programs further the basic missions that are approved by the Administrator of FEMA, examines the physical plant of the NFA to determine the adequacy of the NFA’s facilities, and examines the funding levels for NFA programs. The Board submits a written annual report through the United States Fire Administrator to the Administrator of FEMA. The report provides detailed comments and recommendations regarding the operation of the NFA. Agenda On Monday, August 29, 2016, there will be five sessions, with deliberations and voting at the end of each session as necessary. The Board will also select a Chairperson and Vice Chairperson for Fiscal Year 2017. NFA program activities deliberation will continue on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, if not concluded on Monday. 1. The Board will receive updates on United States Fire Administration data, research, and response support initiatives. 2. The Board will discuss deferred maintenance and capital improvements on the National Emergency Training Center campus and Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request/Budget Planning. 3. The Board will receive activity reports on the Professional Development Initiative Subcommittee, Whole Community Subcommittee, and National Fire Incident Reporting System Subcommittee. 4. The Board will receive annual ethics training. 5. The Board will deliberate and vote on recommendations on NFA program activities, including: • The Managing Officer Program, a multiyear curriculum that introduces emerging emergency services leaders to personal and professional skills in change management, risk reduction, and adaptive leadership; a progress report to include pre-program course requirements; • Curriculum development and revision updates for NFA courses; • The Executive Fire Officer (EFO) Program assessment results and recommendations; • The EFO Program application selection results; • The EFO Program Symposium being held September 10–12, 2016; an annual event for alumni which recognizes outstanding applied research E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1 45516 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 135 / Thursday, July 14, 2016 / Notices completed by present EFO Program participants, recognizes recent EFO Program graduates, provides highquality presentations offered by private and public sector representatives, facilitates networking between EFO Program graduates, promotes further dialog between EFO Program graduates and United States Fire Administrator and National Fire Academy faculty and staff; agenda update; • Review and update to Coffee Break Training courses; • Staffing update; • Discussion on the approval process for state-specific courses; • Online mediated instruction program update; • Distance learning program update; • Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Recognition Program update, a certification program acknowledging that a collegiate emergency services degree meets the minimum standards of excellence established by FESHE development committees and the NFA; • The National Professional Development Symposium Report held on June 27–29, 2016 which brought national training and education audiences together for their annual conference and support initiatives. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Federal Emergency Management Agency [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–4273– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2016–0001] [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–4269– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2016–0001] West Virginia; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration Texas; Amendment No. 6 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. AGENCY: ACTION: ACTION: Notice. This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of West Virginia (FEMA–4273– DR), dated June 25, 2016, and related determinations. SUMMARY: DATES: Effective Date: July 1, 2016. Notice. This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA–4269–DR), dated April 25, 2016, and related determinations. SUMMARY: DATES: Effective June 29, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dean Webster, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2833. Dean Webster, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2833. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of West Virginia is hereby amended to include the following areas among those areas determined to have been adversely affected by the event declared a major disaster by the President in his declaration of June 25, 2016. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Jackson and Lincoln Counties for Individual Assistance. Jackson and Lincoln Counties for emergency protective measures (Category B), including direct federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program. The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050 Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. Anderson, Cherokee, Smith, and Wood Counties for Individual Assistance. Anderson, Cass, Cherokee, Harrison, Jones, Smith, Upshur, Van Zandt, and Wood Counties for Public Assistance. Fort Bend and Liberty Counties for Public Assistance (already designated for Individual Assistance). The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050 Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. [FR Doc. 2016–16626 Filed 7–13–16; 8:45 am] W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. BILLING CODE 9111–45–P [FR Doc. 2016–16623 Filed 7–13–16; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2016–16621 Filed 7–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P BILLING CODE 9111–23–P NFA Program Activities deliberations will continue on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, if not concluded. On Tuesday, August 30, 2016, the Board will conduct classroom visits and tour the campus facility. The Board will also engage in an annual report writing session. Deliberations or voting may occur as needed during the report writing session. There will be a 10-minute comment period after each agenda item and each speaker will be given no more than 2 minutes to speak. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments. Contact Ruth MacPhail to register as a speaker. Meeting materials will be posted at https://www.usfa.fema.gov/training/nfa/ about/bov.html by August 15, 2016. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Dated: July 7, 2016. Kirby E. Kiefer, Acting Superintendent, National Fire Academy, United States Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:33 Jul 13, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 The notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Texas is hereby amended to include the following areas among those areas determined to have been adversely affected by the event declared a major disaster by the President in his declaration of April 25, 2016. E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 135 (Thursday, July 14, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-16626]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2008-0010]


Meeting of the Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Open Federal Advisory Committee 
Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) 
will meet on August 29-30, 2016, in Emmitsburg, Maryland. The meeting 
will be open to the public.

DATES: The meeting will take place on Monday, August 29, 9:30 a.m. to 
5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time and on Tuesday, August 30, 8:30 a.m. to 
5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Please note that the meeting may close 
early if the Board has completed its business.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Emergency Training 
Center, 16825 South Seton Avenue, Building H, Room 300, Emmitsburg, 
Maryland. Members of the public who wish to obtain details on how to 
gain access to the facility and directions may contact Ruth MacPhail as 
listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by close of 
business August 15, 2016. Photo identification that meets REAL ID ACT 
standards (https://www.usfa.fema.gov/training/nfa/admissions/campus_access.html) is required for access. Members of the public may 
also participate by teleconference and may contact Ruth MacPhail to 
obtain the call-in number and access code. For information on services 
for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance, 
contact Ruth MacPhail as soon as possible.
    To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment 
on the issues to be considered by the Board as listed in the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. Comments must be submitted in 
writing no later than August 15, 2016, must be identified by Docket ID 
FEMA-2008-0010 and may be submitted by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: FEMA-RULES@fema.dhs.gov. Include the docket number 
in the subject line of the message.
     Mail/Hand Delivery: Ruth MacPhail, 16825 South Seton 
Avenue, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Federal Emergency Management Agency'' and the Docket ID for this 
action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received by the National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, go to 
http://www.regulations.gov, click on ``Advanced Search,'' then enter 
``FEMA-2008-0010'' in the ``By Docket ID'' box, then select ``FEMA'' 
under ``By Agency,'' and then click ``Search.''

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
    Alternate Designated Federal Officer: Kirby E. Kiefer, telephone 
(301) 447-1117, email Kirby.Kiefer@fema.dhs.gov.
    Logistical Information: Ruth MacPhail, telephone (301) 447-1333 and 
email Ruth.Macphail@fema.dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire 
Academy (Board) will meet on Monday, August 29, and Tuesday, August 30, 
2016. The meeting will be open to the public. Notice of this meeting is 
given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix.

Purpose of the Board

    The purpose of the Board is to review annually the programs of the 
National Fire Academy (NFA) and advise the Administrator of the Federal 
Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through the United States Fire 
Administrator, on the operation of the NFA and any improvements therein 
that the Board deems appropriate. In carrying out its responsibilities, 
the Board examines NFA programs to determine whether these programs 
further the basic missions that are approved by the Administrator of 
FEMA, examines the physical plant of the NFA to determine the adequacy 
of the NFA's facilities, and examines the funding levels for NFA 
programs. The Board submits a written annual report through the United 
States Fire Administrator to the Administrator of FEMA. The report 
provides detailed comments and recommendations regarding the operation 
of the NFA.

Agenda

    On Monday, August 29, 2016, there will be five sessions, with 
deliberations and voting at the end of each session as necessary. The 
Board will also select a Chairperson and Vice Chairperson for Fiscal 
Year 2017. NFA program activities deliberation will continue on 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016, if not concluded on Monday.
    1. The Board will receive updates on United States Fire 
Administration data, research, and response support initiatives.
    2. The Board will discuss deferred maintenance and capital 
improvements on the National Emergency Training Center campus and 
Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request/Budget Planning.
    3. The Board will receive activity reports on the Professional 
Development Initiative Subcommittee, Whole Community Subcommittee, and 
National Fire Incident Reporting System Subcommittee.
    4. The Board will receive annual ethics training.
    5. The Board will deliberate and vote on recommendations on NFA 
program activities, including:
     The Managing Officer Program, a multiyear curriculum that 
introduces emerging emergency services leaders to personal and 
professional skills in change management, risk reduction, and adaptive 
leadership; a progress report to include pre-program course 
requirements;
     Curriculum development and revision updates for NFA 
courses;
     The Executive Fire Officer (EFO) Program assessment 
results and recommendations;
     The EFO Program application selection results;
     The EFO Program Symposium being held September 10-12, 
2016; an annual event for alumni which recognizes outstanding applied 
research

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completed by present EFO Program participants, recognizes recent EFO 
Program graduates, provides high-quality presentations offered by 
private and public sector representatives, facilitates networking 
between EFO Program graduates, promotes further dialog between EFO 
Program graduates and United States Fire Administrator and National 
Fire Academy faculty and staff; agenda update;
     Review and update to Coffee Break Training courses;
     Staffing update;
     Discussion on the approval process for state-specific 
courses;
     Online mediated instruction program update;
     Distance learning program update;
     Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) 
Recognition Program update, a certification program acknowledging that 
a collegiate emergency services degree meets the minimum standards of 
excellence established by FESHE development committees and the NFA;
     The National Professional Development Symposium Report 
held on June 27-29, 2016 which brought national training and education 
audiences together for their annual conference and support initiatives.

NFA Program Activities deliberations will continue on Tuesday, August 
30, 2016, if not concluded.
    On Tuesday, August 30, 2016, the Board will conduct classroom 
visits and tour the campus facility. The Board will also engage in an 
annual report writing session. Deliberations or voting may occur as 
needed during the report writing session.
    There will be a 10-minute comment period after each agenda item and 
each speaker will be given no more than 2 minutes to speak. Please note 
that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, 
following the last call for comments. Contact Ruth MacPhail to register 
as a speaker. Meeting materials will be posted at https://www.usfa.fema.gov/training/nfa/about/bov.html by August 15, 2016.

    Dated: July 7, 2016.
Kirby E. Kiefer,
Acting Superintendent, National Fire Academy, United States Fire 
Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2016-16626 Filed 7-13-16; 8:45 am]
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