Notice of Renewal of the Charter of the International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC), 51264 [2016-18369]

Download as PDF 51264 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 149 / Wednesday, August 3, 2016 / Notices For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.34 Robert W. Errett, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–18313 Filed 8–2–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9660] International Telecommunication Advisory Committee; Solicitation of Membership ACTION: [Public Notice: 9658] Notice of Renewal of the Charter of the International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) This notice announces the renewal of the Charter for the International Telecommunication Advisory Committees (ITAC). In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, 5 U.S.C. Appendix) and the general authority of the Secretary of State and the Department of State set forth in Title 22 of the United States code, in particular Sections 2656 and 2707, the charter of the International Telecommunication Advisory Committee has been extended until July 22, 2016. The ITAC primarily consists of members of the telecommunications industry, ranging from network operators and service providers to equipment vendors, members of academia, members of civil society, and officials of interested government agencies. The ITAC provides views and advice to the Department of State on positions on international telecommunications and information policy matters. This advice has been a major factor in ensuring that the United States is well prepared to participate effectively in the international telecommunications and information policy arena. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Please contact Franz Zichy at 202–647– 5778, zichyfj@state.gov. Dated: July 26, 2016. Julie N. Zoller, Senior Deputy Coordinator, International Communications and Information Policy, U.S. State Department. [FR Doc. 2016–18369 Filed 8–2–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:21 Aug 02, 2016 The U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy (‘‘the Coordinator’’), in the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, is accepting applications for membership on the International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC). DATES: Applications must be received by the Department of State (at the email addresses at the end of this Notice) not later than August 26, 2016. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of State is soliciting applications from subject matter experts who are U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents and representatives of scientific or industrial organizations that are engaged in the study of telecommunications or in the design or manufacture of equipment intended for telecommunication services, representatives of civil society organizations and academia, and individuals of any other corporation or organization engaged in telecommunications and information policy matters. Applicants should include experience participating in international organizations addressing telecommunications and information technical and policy issues, participating in U.S. preparatory activities for conferences and meetings of international organizations addressing technical and policy issues, and serving on U.S. delegations. The ITAC is a federal advisory committee under the authority of 22 U.S.C. 2651a and 2656 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix. (‘‘FACA’’). The purpose of the ITAC is to advise the Coordinator and the Department of State with respect to, and provide strategic recommendations on, communication and information policy matters related to U.S. participation in the work of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the Organization of American States Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Telecommunications & Information Working Group (APEC TEL) and other international bodies addressing SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF STATE 34 17 Department of State. Notice. AGENCY: Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 communications and information policy issues. Members are appointed by the Coordinator and must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States, appointed as representative of U.S. organizations. To ensure diversity in advice, ITAC membership will include not more than one representative from any affiliated agency or organization so long as the threshold of no fewer than 30 members is met. Membership in subcommittees is not limited to a prescribed number, and there may be more than one member designated to a subcommittee for each affiliated agency or organization. The ITAC charter calls for representative members; therefore, a prospective member must represent a company or organization. Solo members (who ‘‘represent themselves’’) will not be selected. ITAC members must be versed in the complexity of international communications and information policy issues and must be able to advise the Coordinator and the Department of State on these matters. Members are expected to use their expertise and provide candid advice. Please note that ITAC members will not be reimbursed for travel, per diem, nor other expenses incurred in connection with their duties as ITAC members. For those interested in applying, the ITAC currently intends to hold a meeting on or about October 12, 2016. A separate Federal Register notice will be published to announce the details of that meeting. How to Apply: Email applications in response to this notice to the addresses at the end of this notice. Applications must contain the following information: (1) Name of applicant; (2) citizenship of the applicant; (3) organizational affiliation and title, as appropriate; (4) mailing address; (5) work telephone ´ ´ number; (6) email address; (7) resume; (8) summary of qualifications for ITAC membership and (9) confirmation that your organization or company expects you to represent their interests. This information should be emailed to: zichyfj@state.gov, gadsdensf@ state.gov, and jacksonln@state.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please contact Franz Zichy at 202–647– 5778, zichyfj@state.gov . Dated: July 27, 2016. Julie N. Zoller, Senior Deputy Coordinator, International Communications and Information Policy, U.S. State Department. [FR Doc. 2016–18378 Filed 8–2–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–AE–P E:\FR\FM\03AUN1.SGM 03AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 9658]


Notice of Renewal of the Charter of the International 
Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC)

SUMMARY: This notice announces the renewal of the Charter for the 
International Telecommunication Advisory Committees (ITAC). In 
accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(Pub. L. 92-463, 5 U.S.C. Appendix) and the general authority of the 
Secretary of State and the Department of State set forth in Title 22 of 
the United States code, in particular Sections 2656 and 2707, the 
charter of the International Telecommunication Advisory Committee has 
been extended until July 22, 2016.
    The ITAC primarily consists of members of the telecommunications 
industry, ranging from network operators and service providers to 
equipment vendors, members of academia, members of civil society, and 
officials of interested government agencies. The ITAC provides views 
and advice to the Department of State on positions on international 
telecommunications and information policy matters. This advice has been 
a major factor in ensuring that the United States is well prepared to 
participate effectively in the international telecommunications and 
information policy arena.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please contact Franz Zichy at 202-647-
5778, zichyfj@state.gov.

     Dated: July 26, 2016.
Julie N. Zoller,
Senior Deputy Coordinator, International Communications and Information 
Policy, U.S. State Department.
[FR Doc. 2016-18369 Filed 8-2-16; 8:45 am]
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