Corporation for Travel Promotion (dba Brand USA), 69782-69783 [2016-24378]

Download as PDF 69782 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 195 / Friday, October 7, 2016 / Notices Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Christopher Kemp at Christopher.Kemp@trade.gov or (202) 482–0862. Dated: October 3, 2016. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–24359 Filed 10–6–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–66–2016] mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 44H—East Hanover, New Jersey; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Givaudan Flavors Corporation (Flavor Products); East Hanover, New Jersey Givaudan Flavors Corporation (Givaudan) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in East Hanover, New Jersey within Subzone 44H. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on September 20, 2016. The Givaudan facility is used for the production of flavor compounds. Givaudan’s notification seeks to add additional finished products using the components previously authorized for the facility. 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On its domestic sales, for the foreign status components in the existing scope of authority, Givaudan would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to: Cocoa food preparations; dairy food preparations; coffee food preparations; seasonings; sauces; other food preparations with dairy; confectionary without sugar; other food preparations; food articles containing sugar; other cyclanes, cyclenes and cycloterpenes; other cyclic hydrocarbons; acyclic VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:36 Oct 06, 2016 Jkt 241001 terpene alcohols; butanoic acids; pentanoic acids their salts and esters; aqueous distillates and aqueous solutions of essential oils; and, terpenic by-products of the deterpenation of essential oils (duty rate ranges from free to 70.4 cents/kg +8.50%). Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is November 16, 2016. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the FTZ Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Kathleen Boyce at Kathleen.Boyce@ trade.gov or (202) 482–1346. Dated: September 30, 2016. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–24355 Filed 10–6–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Emerging Technology and Research Advisory Committee; Notice of Open Meeting The Emerging Technology and Research Advisory Committee (ETRAC) will meet on October 27, 2016, 8:30 a.m., Room 3884, at the Herbert C. Hoover Building, 14th Street between Pennsylvania and Constitution Avenues NW., Washington, DC. The Committee advises the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration on emerging technology and research activities, including those related to deemed exports. Agenda Open Session 1. Welcome and Opening Remarks. 2. Update on Export Control Reform, Bureau of Industry and Security. 3. Issues for discussion: Atom-based sensing; International Summit on Human Gene Editing; Nanotechnology; Advanced Materials; Emerging Technology issues at recent events; State of Emerging Technologies-ETRAC members: Cutting edge technology PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 development; Where and who is doing the research; Potential unclassified applications; and Status of issues at International Control Regimes meetings. 4. Presentation: Emerging Technologies Strategic Studies Quarterly—An Air Force Sponsored Strategic Forum on National and International Security. 5. Presentation: Deemed Export Control Interactive Tool Demonstration 6. Review of Research: Emerging Technologies being conducted by U.S. Army as presented at Association of the U.S. Army Annual Conference October 3–5, 2016. 7. Comments from the Public. The open sessions will be accessible via teleconference to 25 participants on a first come, first serve basis. To join the conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yvette.Springer@ bis.doc.gov no later than, October 20, 2016. A limited number of seats will be available for the public session. Reservations are not accepted. To the extent that time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. The public may submit written statements at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate the distribution of public presentation materials to the Committee members, the Committee suggests that presenters forward the public presentation materials prior to the meeting to Ms. Springer via email. For more information, call Yvette Springer at (202) 482–2813. Dated: October 4, 2016. Yvette Springer, Committee Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–24318 Filed 10–6–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JT–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). SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07OCN1.SGM 07OCN1 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 195 / Friday, October 7, 2016 / Notices The purpose of the Board is to guide the Corporation for Travel Promotion on matters relating to the promotion of the United States and communication of travel facilitation issues, among other tasks. On August 3, 2016 we published in the Federal Register a ‘‘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’’ (78 FR 44531), announcing membership opportunities on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. The application period closed on September 23, 2016. We are now reopening the application period to solicit additional applications. This notice supplements the notice of August 3, 2016. Interested parties who have already applied in response to that Federal Register notice do not need to re-apply. DATES: All applications must be received by the National Travel & Tourism Office by close of business on October 21, 2016. ADDRESSES: Electronic applications may be sent to: CTPBoard@trade.gov. Written applications can be submitted to Isabel Hill, Director, National Travel & Tourism Office, U.S. Department of Commerce, Mail Stop 10003, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. Telephone: 202.482.0140. Email: Isabel.Hill@trade.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Heizer, Deputy Director, National Travel & 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:36 Oct 06, 2016 Jkt 241001 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. On August 3, 2016, we published in the Federal Register a ‘‘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’’ (FR Doc. 2016–18531), announcing membership opportunities on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. The application period closed on September 23, 2016. We are now reopening the application period to solicit additional applications from: (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 (D) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience as an official in the passenger air transportation sector. This notice supplements the notice of August 3, 2016. Interested parties who have already applied in response to that Federal Register notice do not need to re-apply. 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 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 PL 107–204 [15 U.S.C. 7265]). Individuals must be U.S. citizens, and in addition, cannot be federallyregistered 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 PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69783 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; 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; and 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. Dated: October 3, 2016. Isabel Hill, Director, National Travel & Tourism Office. [FR Doc. 2016–24378 Filed 10–6–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Advance Notification of Sunset Reviews Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Corporation for Travel Promotion (dba Brand USA)

AGENCY: 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.

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SUMMARY: 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).

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The purpose of the Board is to guide the Corporation for Travel 
Promotion on matters relating to the promotion of the United States and 
communication of travel facilitation issues, among other tasks. On 
August 3, 2016 we published in the Federal Register a ``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'' (78 FR 44531), announcing membership opportunities on the 
Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. The 
application period closed on September 23, 2016. We are now reopening 
the application period to solicit additional applications. This notice 
supplements the notice of August 3, 2016. Interested parties who have 
already applied in response to that Federal Register notice do not need 
to re-apply.

DATES: All applications must be received by the National Travel & 
Tourism Office by close of business on October 21, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Electronic applications may be sent to: CTPBoard@trade.gov. 
Written applications can be submitted to Isabel Hill, Director, 
National Travel & Tourism Office, U.S. Department of Commerce, Mail 
Stop 10003, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. 
Telephone: 202.482.0140. Email: Isabel.Hill@trade.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Heizer, Deputy Director, 
National Travel & 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.
    On August 3, 2016, we published in the Federal Register a ``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'' (FR Doc. 2016-18531), announcing membership opportunities 
on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. The 
application period closed on September 23, 2016. We are now reopening 
the application period to solicit additional applications from:
    (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
    (D) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience as an 
official in the passenger air transportation sector.
    This notice supplements the notice of August 3, 2016. Interested 
parties who have already applied in response to that Federal Register 
notice do not need to re-apply.
    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 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 PL 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;
    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; and
    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.

    Dated: October 3, 2016.
Isabel Hill,
Director, National Travel & Tourism Office.
[FR Doc. 2016-24378 Filed 10-6-16; 8:45 am]
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