Request for Nominations of Candidates To Serve on the Advisory Committee to the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (ACD, CDC), 49658-49659 [2016-17794]

Download as PDF Lhorne on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES 49658 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 145 / Thursday, July 28, 2016 / Notices a.m.–3:30 p.m. EDT, September 8, 2016 (OPEN). Place: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Thomas R. Harkins Global Communication Center, Building 19, Auditorium B–3, 1600 Clifton Road NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30333. This meeting is also accessible by teleconference. Dial-In Number: 1–877–937–9818, Participant Code: 7551384 Link to Adobe Connect: https:// violenceprevention.adobeconnect.com/ bcs2/. Status: This meeting is open to the public limited only by the space and ports available. The meeting room accommodates 200 participants and there will be 100 ports available. 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Catherine Ramadei, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2016–17797 Filed 7–27–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Request for Nominations of Candidates To Serve on the Advisory Committee to the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (ACD, CDC) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is soliciting nominations for possible membership on the ACD, CDC. ACD, CDC consists of 15 experts in fields related to health policy, public health, global health, preparedness, preventive medicine, the faith-based and community-based sector, and allied fields, who are selected by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The committee advises the HHS Secretary and the CDC Director PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 concerning policy and broad strategies that will enable CDC to fulfill its mission of protecting health through health promotion, prevention, and preparedness. The committee recommends ways to prioritize CDC’s activities, improve results, and address health disparities. It also provides guidance to help CDC work more effectively with its various private and public sector constituents to make health protection a practical reality. Nominations are being sought for individuals who have the expertise and qualifications necessary to contribute to accomplishment of the committee’s objectives. Nominees will be selected by the HHS Secretary or designee from authorities knowledgeable in the fields of public health as well as from the general public. Federal employees will not be considered for membership. Members may be invited to serve for terms of up to four years. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services policy stipulates that committee membership be balanced in terms of points of view represented and the committee’s function. Consideration will be given to a broad representation of geographic areas. Appointments shall be made without discrimination on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, HIV status, disability, and cultural, religious, or socioeconomic status. Nominees must be U.S. citizens and cannot be fulltime employees of the U.S. Government. Current participation on federal workgroups or prior experience serving on a federal advisory committee does not disqualify a candidate; however, HHS policy is to avoid excessive individual service on advisory committees and multiple committee memberships. Committee members are Special Government Employees, requiring the filing of financial disclosure reports at the beginning and annually during their terms. CDC reviews potential candidates for ACD, CDC membership each year and provides a slate of nominees for consideration to the Secretary of HHS for final selection. HHS notifies selected candidates of their appointment near the start of the term in July 2017 or as soon as the HHS selection process is completed. Note that the need for different expertise varies from year to year and a candidate who is not selected in one year may be reconsidered in a subsequent year. Nominees must be U.S. citizens and cannot be full-time employees of the U.S. Government. Candidates should submit the following items: • Current curriculum vitae, including complete contact information (name, E:\FR\FM\28JYN1.SGM 28JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 145 / Thursday, July 28, 2016 / Notices affiliation, mailing address, telephone number, and email address); • A letter of recommendation stating the qualifications of the candidate. Nomination materials must be postmarked by August 12, 2016 and sent to ACDirector@cdc.gov, or to Tracie Strength, Office of the Chief of Staff, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE., Mailstop D14, Atlanta, Georgia, 30329. Please direct questions to Tracie at (404) 498–6482. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Catherine Ramadei, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2016–17794 Filed 7–27–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and Control Special Emphasis Panel (SEP): Initial Review; Cancelation This is to announce the cancelation of a meeting, Operations Research (Implementation Science) for Strengthening Global Health Protection, Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) GH16–007, initial review. SUMMARY: This meeting was announced in the Federal Register on July 14, 2016, 81 FR 45506. This meeting is canceled in its entirety. Lhorne on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hylan Shoob, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE., Mailstop D–69, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, Telephone: (404) 639–4796, HShoob@ cdc.gov. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both the Centers for Disease Control and VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:44 Jul 27, 2016 Jkt 238001 Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Catherine Ramadei, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2016–17827 Filed 7–27–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP)—Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis (ACET) In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), announces the following meeting of the aforementioned committee. Time and Date: 10:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m., EDT, August 24, 2016. Place: Corporate Square, Building 8, 1st Floor Conference Room, Atlanta, Georgia 30329. This meeting is also accessible by Web conference. Toll free number +1 877–951–7311, Participant Code: 4727233. URL for Web conference access: https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/ join.php?i=PW9031041&p= 4727233&t=c. Status: This meeting is open to the public, limited only by the meeting room space and Web ports available. The meeting room accommodates 100 people and there will be 100 Web conference ports available. Persons who desire to make an oral statement may request it at the time of the public comment period on August 24, 2016 at 3:20 p.m. (EDT). Public participation and the ability to comment will be limited as time permits. Purpose: This council advises and makes recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Assistant Secretary for Health, and the Director, CDC, regarding the elimination of tuberculosis (TB). Specifically, the Council makes recommendations regarding policies, strategies, objectives, and priorities; addresses the development and application of new technologies; and reviews the extent to which progress has been made toward eliminating tuberculosis. Matters for Discussion: Agenda items include the following topics: (1) Division of Tuberculosis Elimination’s Communication Plan for U.S. Preventive PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49659 Services Task Force (USPSTF) Recommendations; (2) Analysis of TB Surveillance Data; (3) Update on Molecular Testing; (4) Updates from Workgroups; and (5) other Tuberculosisrelated Issues. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Contact Person for More Information: Margie Scott-Cseh, Committee Management Specialist, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE., Mailstop: E–07, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, telephone (404) 639– 8317; Email: zkr7@cdc.gov The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Catherine Ramadei, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). [FR Doc. 2016–17795 Filed 7–27–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Interagency Committee on Smoking and Health (ICSH) In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (P.L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the following meeting of the aforementioned committee. Time and Date: 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., EDT, August 23, 2016. Place: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 800 located at 200 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20201. Telephone: (202) 245–0552. This meeting is also accessible by teleconference. Login information for teleconference is as follows: Toll Free Phone#: (800)988–0209. Conference number: PW9322824. Participant passcode: 5816979. Participant URL: https:// www.mymeetings.com/nc/ join.php?i=PW9322824&p=58169 79&t=c. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 145 (Thursday, July 28, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 49658-49659]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-17794]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Request for Nominations of Candidates To Serve on the Advisory 
Committee to the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
(ACD, CDC)

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is soliciting 
nominations for possible membership on the ACD, CDC. ACD, CDC consists 
of 15 experts in fields related to health policy, public health, global 
health, preparedness, preventive medicine, the faith-based and 
community-based sector, and allied fields, who are selected by the 
Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). 
The committee advises the HHS Secretary and the CDC Director concerning 
policy and broad strategies that will enable CDC to fulfill its mission 
of protecting health through health promotion, prevention, and 
preparedness. The committee recommends ways to prioritize CDC's 
activities, improve results, and address health disparities. It also 
provides guidance to help CDC work more effectively with its various 
private and public sector constituents to make health protection a 
practical reality.
    Nominations are being sought for individuals who have the expertise 
and qualifications necessary to contribute to accomplishment of the 
committee's objectives. Nominees will be selected by the HHS Secretary 
or designee from authorities knowledgeable in the fields of public 
health as well as from the general public. Federal employees will not 
be considered for membership. Members may be invited to serve for terms 
of up to four years.
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services policy stipulates 
that committee membership be balanced in terms of points of view 
represented and the committee's function. Consideration will be given 
to a broad representation of geographic areas. Appointments shall be 
made without discrimination on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, 
gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, HIV status, disability, 
and cultural, religious, or socioeconomic status. Nominees must be U.S. 
citizens and cannot be full-time employees of the U.S. Government. 
Current participation on federal workgroups or prior experience serving 
on a federal advisory committee does not disqualify a candidate; 
however, HHS policy is to avoid excessive individual service on 
advisory committees and multiple committee memberships. Committee 
members are Special Government Employees, requiring the filing of 
financial disclosure reports at the beginning and annually during their 
terms. CDC reviews potential candidates for ACD, CDC membership each 
year and provides a slate of nominees for consideration to the 
Secretary of HHS for final selection. HHS notifies selected candidates 
of their appointment near the start of the term in July 2017 or as soon 
as the HHS selection process is completed. Note that the need for 
different expertise varies from year to year and a candidate who is not 
selected in one year may be reconsidered in a subsequent year.
    Nominees must be U.S. citizens and cannot be full-time employees of 
the U.S. Government. Candidates should submit the following items:
     Current curriculum vitae, including complete contact 
information (name,

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affiliation, mailing address, telephone number, and email address);
     A letter of recommendation stating the qualifications of 
the candidate.
    Nomination materials must be postmarked by August 12, 2016 and sent 
to ACDirector@cdc.gov, or to Tracie Strength, Office of the Chief of 
Staff, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road 
NE., Mailstop D14, Atlanta, Georgia, 30329. Please direct questions to 
Tracie at (404) 498-6482.
    The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been 
delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to 
announcements of meetings and other committee management activities for 
both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for 
Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

Catherine Ramadei,
Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for 
Disease Control and Prevention.
[FR Doc. 2016-17794 Filed 7-27-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4163-18-P