Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee: Notice of an Opportunity To Apply For Membership, 51183-51184 [2016-18331]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 149 / Wednesday, August 3, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee: Notice of an Opportunity To Apply For Membership International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an opportunity to apply for membership on the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is seeking applications for membership on the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC or ‘‘Committee’’). The purpose of the CINTAC is to provide advice to the Secretary of Commerce regarding the development and administration of programs to expand U.S. exports of civil nuclear goods and services in accordance with applicable U.S. laws and regulations, which will be used by the Department in its role as a member of the Civil Nuclear Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee and of the TeamUSA interagency group to promote U.S. civil nuclear trade. DATES: All applications for immediate consideration for appointment must be received by the Office of Energy & Environmental Industries by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on September 2, 2016. After that date, ITA will continue to accept applications under this notice for a period of up to two years from the deadline to fill any vacancies that may arise. ADDRESSES: Please submit applications in pdf or MS Word format via email to jonathan.chesebro@trade.gov, or by mail to Jonathan Chesebro, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, Room 4053, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Chesebro, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries, Room 4053, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; phone 202–482– 1297 or email jonathan.chesebro@ trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: I. Background and Authority The CINTAC was established on September 17, 2008, pursuant to the Department of Commerce authority under 15 U.S.C. 1512 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. The CINTAC functions solely as an advisory VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:21 Aug 02, 2016 Jkt 238001 committee in accordance with the provisions of FACA. As noted in the SUMMARY, CINTAC provides advice to the Secretary of Commerce regarding the development and administration of programs to expand U.S. exports of civil nuclear goods and services which will be used by the Department in its role as a member of the Civil Nuclear Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee and as a member of the TeamUSA interagency group to promote U.S. civil nuclear trade. In particular, the Committee advises on matters including, but not limited to: (1) Matters concerning trade policy development and negotiations relating to U.S. civil nuclear exports; (2) The effect of U.S. Government policies, regulations, programs, and foreign government policies and practices on the export of U.S. civil nuclear goods and services; (3) The competitiveness of U.S. industry and its ability to compete for civil nuclear products and services opportunities in international markets, including specific problems in exporting, and provide specific recommendations regarding U.S. Government and public/private actions to assist civil nuclear companies in expanding their exports; (4) The identification of priority civil nuclear products and services markets with the potential for high immediate returns for U.S. exports, as well as emerging markets with a longer-term potential for U.S. exports; (5) Strategies to increase private sector awareness and effective use of U.S. Government export promotion programs, and recommendations on how U.S. Government programs may be more efficiently designed and coordinated; (6) The development of complementary industry and trade association export promotion programs, including ways for greater and more effective coordination of U.S. Government efforts with private sector organizations’ civil nuclear industry export promotion efforts; and (7) The development of U.S. Government programs to encourage producers of civil nuclear products and services to enter new foreign markets, in connection with which CINTAC may advise on how to gather, disseminate, and promote awareness of information on civil nuclear exports and related trade issues. II. Membership CINTAC shall consist of approximately 40 members appointed by the Secretary, in accordance with PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51183 applicable Department of Commerce guidance and based on their ability to carry out the objectives of the Committee. Members shall represent U.S. entities involved in the export of civil nuclear products and services and reflect the diversity of this sector, including in terms of entities’ size and geographic location. The Committee shall also represent the diversity of company or organizational roles in the development of civil nuclear energy projects, including, for example, U.S. civil nuclear manufacturing and services companies, U.S. utilities, U.S. trade associations, and other U.S. organizations in the U.S. civil nuclear sector. The Secretary shall appoint to the Committee at least one individual representing each of the following: a. Civil nuclear manufacturing and services companies; b. small businesses; c. utilities; d. trade associations in the civil nuclear sector; e. research institutions and universities; and f. private sector organizations involved in strengthening the export competitiveness of U.S. civil nuclear products and services. Members shall serve in a representative capacity, expressing the views and interests of a U.S. entity, as well as its particular subsector; they are, therefore, not Special Government Employees. Each member of the Committee must be a U.S. citizen and must not be registered as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act. No member may represent a U.S. entity that is majority owned or controlled by a foreign government entity (or foreign government entities). The Secretary of Commerce invites applications for the CINTAC, consistent with the above membership requirements. To be considered for membership, submit the following information (2 pages maximum) by 5:00 p.m. EDT on August 3, 2016 to the email or mailing address listed in the ADRRESSES section, If you are interested in nominating someone to become a member of the CINTAC, please provide the following information (2 pages maximum): (1) Name; (2) Title; (3) Work phone, fax, and, email address; (4) Name of entity to be represented and address including Web site address; (5) Short biography of nominee including credentials; (6) Brief description of the entity and its business activities, size (number of E:\FR\FM\03AUN1.SGM 03AUN1 51184 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 149 / Wednesday, August 3, 2016 / Notices employees and annual sales), and export markets served; and, (7) An affirmative statement that the applicant and entity to be represented meet all eligibility criteria, specifically addressing that the applicant: (a) Is a U.S. citizen; and (b) Is not required to register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. Please do not send organization brochures or any other information. All applications should be submitted in pdf or MS Word format via email to jonathan.chesebro@trade.gov, or via mail to Jonathan Chesebro, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, Room 4053, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. Adam O’Malley, Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. [FR Doc. 2016–18331 Filed 8–2–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Corporation for Travel Promotion (dba Brand USA) International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce ACTION: Notice of an opportunity for travel and tourism industry leaders to apply for membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce is currently seeking applications from travel and tourism leaders from specific industries for membership on the Board of Directors (Board) of the Corporation for Travel Promotion (dba Brand USA). The purpose of the Board is to guide the Corporation for Travel Promotion on matters relating to the promotion of the United States as a travel destination and communication of travel facilitation issues, among other tasks. DATES: All applications must be received by the National Travel and Tourism Office by close of business on September 23, 2016. ADDRESSES: Electronic applications may be sent to: CTPBoard@trade.gov. Written applications can be submitted to Isabel Hill, Director, National Travel and Tourism Office, U.S. Department of Commerce, Mail Stop 10007, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. Telephone: 202.482.0140. Email: Isabel.Hill@trade.gov. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:21 Aug 02, 2016 Jkt 238001 Julie Heizer, Deputy Director, Industry Relations, National Travel and Tourism Office, Mail Stop 10003, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. Telephone: 202.482.4904. Email: julie.heizer@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Travel Promotion Act of 2009 (TPA) was signed into law by President Obama on March 4, 2010, and was amended in July 2010 and December 2014. The TPA established the Corporation for Travel Promotion (the Corporation), as a non-profit corporation charged with the development and execution of a plan to (A) provide useful information to those interested in traveling to the United States; (B) identify and address perceptions regarding U.S. entry policies; (C) maximize economic and diplomatic benefits of travel to the United States through the use of various promotional tools; (D) ensure that international travel benefits all States and the District of Columbia, and (E) identify opportunities to promote tourism to rural and urban areas equally, including areas not traditionally visited by international travelers. The Corporation (doing business as Brand USA) is governed by a Board of Directors, consisting of 11 members with knowledge of international travel promotion or marketing, broadly representing various regions of the United States. The TPA directs the Secretary of Commerce (after consultation with the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Secretary of State) to appoint the Board of Directors for the Corporation. At this time, the Department will be selecting four individuals with the appropriate expertise and experience from specific sectors of the travel and tourism industry to serve on the Board as follows: (A) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the attractions or recreation sector; (B) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience in immigration policy/ law; (C) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience in land or sea passenger transportation; and (C) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience as an official in the passenger air transportation sector. 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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 an equivalent management position. Additional consideration will be given to individuals who have experience working in U.S. multinational entities with marketing budgets, and/or who are audit committee financial experts as defined by the Securities and Exchange Commission (in accordance with section 407 of Pub. L. 107–204 [15 U.S.C. 7265]). Individuals must be U.S. citizens, and in addition, cannot be federally registered 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 three (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 the Corporation. Individuals who want to be considered for appointment to the Board should submit: 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. 3. An affirmative statement that the applicant is a U.S. citizen and further, is not required to register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. E:\FR\FM\03AUN1.SGM 03AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 149 (Wednesday, August 3, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51183-51184]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee: Notice of an Opportunity 
To Apply For Membership

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of an opportunity to apply for membership on the Civil 
Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is seeking 
applications for membership on the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory 
Committee (CINTAC or ``Committee''). The purpose of the CINTAC is to 
provide advice to the Secretary of Commerce regarding the development 
and administration of programs to expand U.S. exports of civil nuclear 
goods and services in accordance with applicable U.S. laws and 
regulations, which will be used by the Department in its role as a 
member of the Civil Nuclear Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion 
Coordinating Committee and of the TeamUSA interagency group to promote 
U.S. civil nuclear trade.

DATES: All applications for immediate consideration for appointment 
must be received by the Office of Energy & Environmental Industries by 
5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on September 2, 2016. After that 
date, ITA will continue to accept applications under this notice for a 
period of up to two years from the deadline to fill any vacancies that 
may arise.

ADDRESSES: Please submit applications in pdf or MS Word format via 
email to jonathan.chesebro@trade.gov, or by mail to Jonathan Chesebro, 
Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, Room 4053, U.S. Department 
of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20230.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Chesebro, Office of Energy 
and Environmental Industries, Room 4053, U.S. Department of Commerce, 
14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; phone 
202-482-1297 or email jonathan.chesebro@trade.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background and Authority

    The CINTAC was established on September 17, 2008, pursuant to the 
Department of Commerce authority under 15 U.S.C. 1512 and the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. The CINTAC 
functions solely as an advisory committee in accordance with the 
provisions of FACA. As noted in the SUMMARY, CINTAC provides advice to 
the Secretary of Commerce regarding the development and administration 
of programs to expand U.S. exports of civil nuclear goods and services 
which will be used by the Department in its role as a member of the 
Civil Nuclear Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating 
Committee and as a member of the TeamUSA interagency group to promote 
U.S. civil nuclear trade. In particular, the Committee advises on 
matters including, but not limited to:
    (1) Matters concerning trade policy development and negotiations 
relating to U.S. civil nuclear exports;
    (2) The effect of U.S. Government policies, regulations, programs, 
and foreign government policies and practices on the export of U.S. 
civil nuclear goods and services;
    (3) The competitiveness of U.S. industry and its ability to compete 
for civil nuclear products and services opportunities in international 
markets, including specific problems in exporting, and provide specific 
recommendations regarding U.S. Government and public/private actions to 
assist civil nuclear companies in expanding their exports;
    (4) The identification of priority civil nuclear products and 
services markets with the potential for high immediate returns for U.S. 
exports, as well as emerging markets with a longer-term potential for 
U.S. exports;
    (5) Strategies to increase private sector awareness and effective 
use of U.S. Government export promotion programs, and recommendations 
on how U.S. Government programs may be more efficiently designed and 
coordinated;
    (6) The development of complementary industry and trade association 
export promotion programs, including ways for greater and more 
effective coordination of U.S. Government efforts with private sector 
organizations' civil nuclear industry export promotion efforts; and
    (7) The development of U.S. Government programs to encourage 
producers of civil nuclear products and services to enter new foreign 
markets, in connection with which CINTAC may advise on how to gather, 
disseminate, and promote awareness of information on civil nuclear 
exports and related trade issues.

II. Membership

    CINTAC shall consist of approximately 40 members appointed by the 
Secretary, in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce 
guidance and based on their ability to carry out the objectives of the 
Committee. Members shall represent U.S. entities involved in the export 
of civil nuclear products and services and reflect the diversity of 
this sector, including in terms of entities' size and geographic 
location. The Committee shall also represent the diversity of company 
or organizational roles in the development of civil nuclear energy 
projects, including, for example, U.S. civil nuclear manufacturing and 
services companies, U.S. utilities, U.S. trade associations, and other 
U.S. organizations in the U.S. civil nuclear sector. The Secretary 
shall appoint to the Committee at least one individual representing 
each of the following:
    a. Civil nuclear manufacturing and services companies;
    b. small businesses;
    c. utilities;
    d. trade associations in the civil nuclear sector;
    e. research institutions and universities; and
    f. private sector organizations involved in strengthening the 
export competitiveness of U.S. civil nuclear products and services.
    Members shall serve in a representative capacity, expressing the 
views and interests of a U.S. entity, as well as its particular 
subsector; they are, therefore, not Special Government Employees. Each 
member of the Committee must be a U.S. citizen and must not be 
registered as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration 
Act. No member may represent a U.S. entity that is majority owned or 
controlled by a foreign government entity (or foreign government 
entities). The Secretary of Commerce invites applications for the 
CINTAC, consistent with the above membership requirements. To be 
considered for membership, submit the following information (2 pages 
maximum) by 5:00 p.m. EDT on August 3, 2016 to the email or mailing 
address listed in the ADRRESSES section, If you are interested in 
nominating someone to become a member of the CINTAC, please provide the 
following information (2 pages maximum):
    (1) Name;
    (2) Title;
    (3) Work phone, fax, and, email address;
    (4) Name of entity to be represented and address including Web site 
address;
    (5) Short biography of nominee including credentials;
    (6) Brief description of the entity and its business activities, 
size (number of

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employees and annual sales), and export markets served; and,
    (7) An affirmative statement that the applicant and entity to be 
represented meet all eligibility criteria, specifically addressing that 
the applicant:
    (a) Is a U.S. citizen; and
    (b) Is not required to register as a foreign agent under the 
Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended.
    Please do not send organization brochures or any other information.
    All applications should be submitted in pdf or MS Word format via 
email to jonathan.chesebro@trade.gov, or via mail to Jonathan Chesebro, 
Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, Room 4053, U.S. Department 
of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20230.

Adam O'Malley,
Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries.
[FR Doc. 2016-18331 Filed 8-2-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-DR-P