Census Bureau 2020 Advisory Committee, 92776-92777 [2016-30605]

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Copies of the charter will be filed with the appropriate Committees of the U.S. Congress and with the Library of Congress. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tara Dunlop Jackson, Branch Chief for Advisory Committees, Customer Liaison and Marketing Services Office, tara.t.dunlop@census.gov, Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 8H177, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233, telephone 301– 763–5222. For TTY callers, please use the Federal Relay Service 1–800–877– 8339. The Census Bureau 2020 Advisory Committee will advise the Director of the Census Bureau on the full range of 2020 Census programs including an incremental transition from current state to target state, along with operationalizing methods and new technology across multiple locations and time zones to deliver a secure and successful, cost-effective 2020 Census. The Committee will advise the Census Bureau through the 2020 Census Lifecycle on the identification of new strategies for improved census operations and on ways to increase 2020 Census participation and beyond. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:36 Dec 19, 2016 Jkt 241001 The Committee will address census policies, methodology, tests, operations, communications/messaging, and other activities to ascertain needs and best practices to improve the 2020 Census program. The Committee will provide advice on 2020 Census programs that will use a complete address list, generate the largest possible selfresponse, employ administrative records and third-party data, and reengineer nonresponse follow-up. The Committee will review and provide formal recommendations and feedback on key operations and the efficacy of planned and implemented innovations related to accurately counting every person living in America while saving taxpayer money. [FR Doc. 2016–30606 Filed 12–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of the Census Census Bureau 2020 Advisory Committee Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Request for Nominations. AGENCY: The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is requesting nominations of organizations to the Census Bureau 2020 Advisory Committee. The Census Bureau will consider nominations received in response to this notice, as well as from other sources. The SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice provides Committee and membership criteria. SUMMARY: Please submit nominations by January 19, 2017. ADDRESSES: Please submit nominations to Tara Dunlop Jackson, Branch Chief for Advisory Committees, Customer Liaison and Marketing Services Office, tara.t.dunlop@census.gov, Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 8H177, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233, telephone 301– 763–5222. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tara Dunlop Jackson, Branch Chief for PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Census Bureau 2020 Advisory Committee (‘‘Committee’’) is established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Appendix 2. The following provides information about the Committee, membership, and the nomination process. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Objectives and Duties Dated: December 9, 2016. John H. Thompson, Director, Bureau of the Census. DATES: Advisory Committees, Customer Liaison Marketing Services Offices, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 8H177, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233, telephone (301) 763–5222 or tara.t.dunlop@ census.gov. For TTY callers, please use the Federal Relay Service 1–800–877– 8339. 1. The Committee will provide formal review and feedback related to 2020 Census plans and execution to devise strategies to increase census awareness, reduce barriers to response, and enhance the public’s trust and willingness to respond. 2. The Committee will consider implications of enumeration strategies, new technologies, the role of state and local governments, social media and marketing, and the outreach and mobilization needs of historically undercounted populations. 3. The Committee will address and provide recommendations on external factors and policies that may affect 2020 Census plans and identify strategies to increase Census awareness, participation and response by the American public. 4. The Committee will help the Census Bureau communicate with and educate diverse audiences on 2020 Census plans and operations. 5. The Committee will provide recommendations to educate the public at key 2020 Census decision points, milestones, and production dates to ensure maximum self-response and participation by the public in the 2020 Census. 6. The Committee will devise and recommend strategies to motivate people to respond to the 2020 Census through Internet self-response and other forms of enumeration, as appropriate (i.e., paper or by telephone through the Census Questionnaire Assistance Program). 7. The Committee will consider the Census Bureau’s outreach, E:\FR\FM\20DEN1.SGM 20DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 244 / Tuesday, December 20, 2016 / Notices communications, and partnership efforts providing perspectives on community trends, challenges, and opportunities to increase public awareness and participation in the 2020 Census. 8. The Committee will provide insight, perspectives, and expertise on all aspects of 2020 Census planning and implementation to assist the Census Bureau in conducting an accurate decennial census. 9. The Committee will function solely as an advisory body and shall fully comply with the provisions of the FACA in providing insight, perspectives, and expertise on 2020 Census plans and execution. Membership 1. The Committee will consist of up to 25 members who will be appointed by and serve at the discretion of the Director. 2. Member organizations will be selected from the public and private sectors, and have expertise in census and survey matters. Members will represent specific areas to include: Diverse populations; national, state, local and tribal interest; hard-to-count populations; research; community-based organizations; academia; business interests; marketing and media industries; and professional associations. 3. Membership shall include representatives of organizations reflecting diverse populations; national, state, local and tribal interests; organizations serving hard to count populations; community-based organizations; and the private sector. 4. Organizations should designate both a primary and an alternate representative. 5. Members will serve for a three-year term. All members will be reevaluated at the conclusion of each term with the prospect of renewal, pending Committee and 2020 decennial census needs. Active attendance and participation in meetings and activities (i.e., conference calls and assignments) will be factors considered when determining term renewal or membership continuance. Members may be appointed for a second, three-year term at the discretion of the Director. 6. The Committee aims to have a balanced representation among its members, considering such factors as geography, technical expertise, community involvement and knowledge of census programs and/or activities. 7. No employee of the federal government can serve as a member of the Committee. 8. Members will be selected according to protocols and applicable Department of Commerce guidance. Miscellaneous 1. Members of the Committee serve without compensation, but receive reimbursement for Committee-related travel and lodging expenses. 2. The Committee meets at least twice a year, budget permitting, but additional meetings may be held as deemed necessary by the Census Director or Designated Federal Officer. All Committee meetings are open to the public in accordance with the FACA. Nomination Process 1. Nominations should satisfy the requirements described in the Membership section above. 2. Individuals, groups, and/or organizations may submit nominations on behalf of candidates. A summary of ´ the candidate’s qualifications (resume or curriculum vitae) must be included along with the nomination letter. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 244 (Tuesday, December 20, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-30605]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of the Census


Census Bureau 2020 Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Request for Nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is requesting 
nominations of organizations to the Census Bureau 2020 Advisory 
Committee. The Census Bureau will consider nominations received in 
response to this notice, as well as from other sources. The 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice provides Committee and 
membership criteria.

DATES: Please submit nominations by January 19, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Please submit nominations to Tara Dunlop Jackson, Branch 
Chief for Advisory Committees, Customer Liaison and Marketing Services 
Office, tara.t.dunlop@census.gov, Department of Commerce, U.S. Census 
Bureau, Room 8H177, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233, 
telephone 301-763-5222.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tara Dunlop Jackson, Branch Chief for 
Advisory Committees, Customer Liaison Marketing Services Offices, U.S. 
Census Bureau, Room 8H177, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233, 
telephone (301) 763-5222 or tara.t.dunlop@census.gov. For TTY callers, 
please use the Federal Relay Service 1-800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Census Bureau 2020 Advisory Committee 
(``Committee'') is established in accordance with the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (FACA), Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Appendix 2. 
The following provides information about the Committee, membership, and 
the nomination process.

Objectives and Duties

    1. The Committee will provide formal review and feedback related to 
2020 Census plans and execution to devise strategies to increase census 
awareness, reduce barriers to response, and enhance the public's trust 
and willingness to respond.
    2. The Committee will consider implications of enumeration 
strategies, new technologies, the role of state and local governments, 
social media and marketing, and the outreach and mobilization needs of 
historically undercounted populations.
    3. The Committee will address and provide recommendations on 
external factors and policies that may affect 2020 Census plans and 
identify strategies to increase Census awareness, participation and 
response by the American public.
    4. The Committee will help the Census Bureau communicate with and 
educate diverse audiences on 2020 Census plans and operations.
    5. The Committee will provide recommendations to educate the public 
at key 2020 Census decision points, milestones, and production dates to 
ensure maximum self-response and participation by the public in the 
2020 Census.
    6. The Committee will devise and recommend strategies to motivate 
people to respond to the 2020 Census through Internet self-response and 
other forms of enumeration, as appropriate (i.e., paper or by telephone 
through the Census Questionnaire Assistance Program).
    7. The Committee will consider the Census Bureau's outreach,

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communications, and partnership efforts providing perspectives on 
community trends, challenges, and opportunities to increase public 
awareness and participation in the 2020 Census.
    8. The Committee will provide insight, perspectives, and expertise 
on all aspects of 2020 Census planning and implementation to assist the 
Census Bureau in conducting an accurate decennial census.
    9. The Committee will function solely as an advisory body and shall 
fully comply with the provisions of the FACA in providing insight, 
perspectives, and expertise on 2020 Census plans and execution.

Membership

    1. The Committee will consist of up to 25 members who will be 
appointed by and serve at the discretion of the Director.
    2. Member organizations will be selected from the public and 
private sectors, and have expertise in census and survey matters. 
Members will represent specific areas to include: Diverse populations; 
national, state, local and tribal interest; hard-to-count populations; 
research; community-based organizations; academia; business interests; 
marketing and media industries; and professional associations.
    3. Membership shall include representatives of organizations 
reflecting diverse populations; national, state, local and tribal 
interests; organizations serving hard to count populations; community-
based organizations; and the private sector.
    4. Organizations should designate both a primary and an alternate 
representative.
    5. Members will serve for a three-year term. All members will be 
reevaluated at the conclusion of each term with the prospect of 
renewal, pending Committee and 2020 decennial census needs. Active 
attendance and participation in meetings and activities (i.e., 
conference calls and assignments) will be factors considered when 
determining term renewal or membership continuance. Members may be 
appointed for a second, three-year term at the discretion of the 
Director.
    6. The Committee aims to have a balanced representation among its 
members, considering such factors as geography, technical expertise, 
community involvement and knowledge of census programs and/or 
activities.
    7. No employee of the federal government can serve as a member of 
the Committee.
    8. Members will be selected according to protocols and applicable 
Department of Commerce guidance.

Miscellaneous

    1. Members of the Committee serve without compensation, but receive 
reimbursement for Committee-related travel and lodging expenses.
    2. The Committee meets at least twice a year, budget permitting, 
but additional meetings may be held as deemed necessary by the Census 
Director or Designated Federal Officer. All Committee meetings are open 
to the public in accordance with the FACA.

Nomination Process

    1. Nominations should satisfy the requirements described in the 
Membership section above.
    2. Individuals, groups, and/or organizations may submit nominations 
on behalf of candidates. A summary of the candidate's qualifications 
(resum[eacute] or curriculum vitae) must be included along with the 
nomination letter. Nominees must be able to actively participate in the 
tasks of the Committee, including, but not limited to regular meeting 
attendance, Committee meeting discussant responsibilities, review of 
materials, as well as participation in conference calls, webinars, 
working groups, and/or special Committee activities.
    3. The Department of Commerce is committed to equal opportunity in 
the workplace and seeks diverse Advisory Committee membership.

    Dated: December 9, 2016.
John H. Thompson,
Director, Bureau of the Census.
[FR Doc. 2016-30605 Filed 12-19-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-07-P