Call for Nominations for the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board, 95177-95178 [2016-31216]

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While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Alexandra Pitts, Acting Regional Director, Pacific Southwest Region, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. 2016–31266 Filed 12–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:45 Dec 23, 2016 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWO260000.L10600000PC0000.17X. LXSIADVSBD0.241A] Call for Nominations for the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The purpose of this notice is to solicit public nominations for three positions on the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board (Board) that will become vacant on April 3, 2017. The Board provides advice concerning the management, protection, and control of wild free-roaming horses and burros on public lands administered by the Department of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and the Department of Agriculture, through the U.S. Forest Service. DATES: Nominations must be post marked or submitted to the address listed below no later than February 10, 2017. ADDRESSES: All mail sent via the U.S. Postal Service should be sent as follows: Division of Wild Horses and Burros, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 1849 C Street NW., Room 2134 LM, Attn: Dorothea Boothe, WO–260, Washington, DC 20240. All mail and packages that are sent via FedEx or UPS should be addressed as follows: Wild Horse and Burro Division, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 20 M Street SE., Room 2134 LM, Attn: Dorothea Boothe, Washington, DC 20003. You may also email PDF documents to Ms. Boothe at dboothe@ blm.gov. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dorothea Boothe, Acting Wild Horse and Burro Program Specialist, 202–912– 7654. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Members of the Board serve without compensation. However, while away from their homes or regular places of business, Board and subcommittee members engaged in Board or subcommittee business, approved by the Designated Federal Official (DFO), may be allowed travel expenses, including PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 95177 per diem in lieu of subsistence, in the same manner as persons employed intermittently in government service under Section 5703 of Title 5 of the United States Code. Nominations for a term of three years are needed to represent the following categories of interest: Natural Resource Management Wild Horse and Burro Research Public Interest (Equine behavior) The Board will meet one to four times annually. The DFO may call additional meetings in connection with special needs for advice. Individuals may nominate themselves or others. An individual serving on another resource advisory council is not eligible to serve concurrently on the Board. Any individual or organization may nominate one or more persons to serve on the Board. Nominations will not be accepted without a complete resume. The following information must accompany all nominations for the individual to be considered for a position: 1. The position(s) for which the individual wishes to be considered; 2. The individual’s first, middle, and last name; 3. Business address and phone number; 4. Home address and phone number; 5. Email address; 6. Present occupation/title and employer; 7. Education (colleges, degrees, major field of study); 8. Career Highlights: Significant related experience, civic and professional activities, elected offices (include prior advisory committee experience or career achievements related to the interest to be represented). Attach additional pages, if necessary; 9. Qualifications: Education, training, and experience that qualify you to serve on the Board; 10. Experience or knowledge of wild horse and burro management; 11. Experience or knowledge of horses or burros (Equine health, training, and management); 12. Experience in working with disparate groups to achieve collaborative solutions (e.g., civic organizations, planning commissions, school boards, etc.); 13. Identification of any BLM permits, leases, or licenses held by the individual or his or her employer; 14. Indication of whether the individual is a federally registered lobbyist; and 15. Explanation of interest in serving on the Board. All nominations must be accompanied by at least one letter of E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 95178 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 248 / Tuesday, December 27, 2016 / Notices reference sent from special interests or organizations the individual may represent, including, but not limited to, business associates, friends, co-workers, local, State, and/or Federal government representatives, or members of Congress as well as any other information that is relevant to the individual’s qualifications. As appropriate, certain Board members may be appointed as special government employees. Special government employees serve on the Board without compensation, and are subject to financial disclosure requirements in the Ethics in Government Act and 5 CFR 2634. Nominations are to be sent to the address listed under the ADDRESSES section above. Privacy Act Statement: The authority to request this information is contained in 5 U.S.C. 301, the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), and 43 CFR part 1784. The appointment officer uses this information to determine education, training, and experience related to possible service on a BLM advisory council. If you are appointed as an advisor, the information will be retained by the appointing official for as long as you serve. Otherwise, it will be destroyed 2 years after termination of your membership or returned (if requested) following announcement of the Board’s appointments. Submittal of this information is voluntary. However, failure to complete any or all items will inhibit fair evaluation of your qualifications, and could result in you not receiving full consideration for appointment. Membership Selection: Individuals shall qualify to serve on the Board because of their education, training, or experience that enables them to give informed and objective advice regarding the interest they represent. They should demonstrate experience or knowledge of the area of their expertise and a commitment to collaborate in seeking solutions to resource management issues. The Board is structured to provide fair membership and balance, both geographic and interest specific, in terms of the functions to be performed and points of view to be represented. Members are selected with the objective of providing representative counsel and advice about public land and resource planning. No person is to be denied an opportunity to serve because of race, age, sex, religion, or national origin. The Obama Administration prohibits individuals who are currently federally registered lobbyists to serve on all FACA and non-FACA boards, committees or councils. Pursuant to Section 7 of the Wild Free-Roaming VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:45 Dec 23, 2016 Jkt 241001 Horses and Burros Act, members of the Board cannot be employed by either Federal or State governments. (Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4–1, 43 CFR 1784.6– 1) Kristin Bail, Assistant Director, Resources and Planning. [FR Doc. 2016–31216 Filed 12–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LNVS01000.L54400000.EQ0000. LVCLF1604550; N–94439; 11–08807; MO# (To Be Assigned at NSO); TAS: 14X5232] Notice of Realty Action: Proposed Non Competitive Conveyance (N–94439) of Public Lands for Airport Purposes in Clark County, Nevada Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Realty Action. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Las Vegas Field Office has examined and found suitable a 20 acre parcel of public land for conveyance for airport purposes under the authority of Section 516 of the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982, as requested by the Clark County Department of Aviation. The parcel is located in the City of Henderson, Clark County, Nevada. DATES: Interested parties may submit written comments regarding the proposed conveyance until February 10, 2017. ADDRESSES: Send written comments concerning the proposed conveyance to the BLM Las Vegas Field Office, Attn: Field Manager, 4701 North Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Philip Rhinehart, Realty Specialist, by email at prhineha@blm.gov or by telephone at 702–515–5182. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The BLM proposes to convey the following described lands: SUMMARY: Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada T. 23 S., R. 61 E., Sec. 10, SW1⁄4NE1⁄4NE1⁄4 and NW1⁄4SE1⁄4NE1⁄4. PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The area described contains 20 acres, more or less and is further described as being bounded on the west side of the Henderson Executive Airport, approximately 6,125 feet south of the intersection of St. Rose Parkway and Executive Airport Drive. The parcel is further described as being located approximately 1,407 feet east of Executive Airport Drive. A map delineating the proposed conveyance parcel is available for public review at the BLM, Las Vegas Field Office at the address above. This conveyance is in conformance with the BLM Las Vegas Resource Management Plan (RMP) and decision LD–1, approved by Record of Decision on October 5, 1998. It further complies with the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1928, as amended (49 U.S.C., Appendix 211–213), and Section 23 of the Airway Development Act of 1970. The Clark County Department of Aviation (CCDOA), in accordance with Section 23 of the Airway Development Act of 1970, through the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration has requested the conveyance of the property to the CCDOA for the expansion of the general aviation airport known as the Henderson Executive Airport, located in Henderson, Nevada. The property is surrounded on three sides by land owned by the CCDOA, for the operation of the Henderson Executive Airport, and on the fourth side by private property. These public lands are not currently encumbered by any rights-of way grants, or leases. They have been examined and found suitable for conveyance purposes under the provisions of the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1928, as amended (49 U.S.C., Appendix 211– 213. The lands identified for conveyance are segregated from mineral entry under the Southern Nevada Public Lands Management Act of 1998 (Pub. L. 105– 263). Conveyance of these lands is consistent with the BLM, Las Vegas Resource Management Plan, dated October 5, 1998, and would be in the public interest. Conveyance of the land is consistent with applicable Federal and county land use plans and will help meet the needs of the community. The land is not required for any other Federal purposes. Additional detailed information about this request for conveyance, plan of development, and site plan is contained in case file N–94439, which is located in the BLM Las Vegas Field Office at the above address. The proposed conveyance is based on the consideration that the parcel is E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLWO260000.L10600000PC0000.17X.LXSIADVSBD0.241A]


Call for Nominations for the National Wild Horse and Burro 
Advisory Board

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to solicit public nominations 
for three positions on the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board (Board) 
that will become vacant on April 3, 2017. The Board provides advice 
concerning the management, protection, and control of wild free-roaming 
horses and burros on public lands administered by the Department of the 
Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and the 
Department of Agriculture, through the U.S. Forest Service.

DATES: Nominations must be post marked or submitted to the address 
listed below no later than February 10, 2017.

ADDRESSES: All mail sent via the U.S. Postal Service should be sent as 
follows: Division of Wild Horses and Burros, U.S. Department of the 
Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 1849 C Street NW., Room 2134 LM, 
Attn: Dorothea Boothe, WO-260, Washington, DC 20240. All mail and 
packages that are sent via FedEx or UPS should be addressed as follows: 
Wild Horse and Burro Division, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau 
of Land Management, 20 M Street SE., Room 2134 LM, Attn: Dorothea 
Boothe, Washington, DC 20003. You may also email PDF documents to Ms. 
Boothe at dboothe@blm.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dorothea Boothe, Acting Wild Horse and 
Burro Program Specialist, 202-912-7654. Persons who use a 
telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay 
Service at 1-800-877-8339 to contact the above individual during normal 
business hours. The Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 
You will receive a reply during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Members of the Board serve without 
compensation. However, while away from their homes or regular places of 
business, Board and subcommittee members engaged in Board or 
subcommittee business, approved by the Designated Federal Official 
(DFO), may be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of 
subsistence, in the same manner as persons employed intermittently in 
government service under Section 5703 of Title 5 of the United States 
Code. Nominations for a term of three years are needed to represent the 
following categories of interest:

Natural Resource Management
Wild Horse and Burro Research
Public Interest (Equine behavior)

    The Board will meet one to four times annually. The DFO may call 
additional meetings in connection with special needs for advice. 
Individuals may nominate themselves or others. An individual serving on 
another resource advisory council is not eligible to serve concurrently 
on the Board. Any individual or organization may nominate one or more 
persons to serve on the Board. Nominations will not be accepted without 
a complete resume. The following information must accompany all 
nominations for the individual to be considered for a position:
    1. The position(s) for which the individual wishes to be 
considered;
    2. The individual's first, middle, and last name;
    3. Business address and phone number;
    4. Home address and phone number;
    5. Email address;
    6. Present occupation/title and employer;
    7. Education (colleges, degrees, major field of study);
    8. Career Highlights: Significant related experience, civic and 
professional activities, elected offices (include prior advisory 
committee experience or career achievements related to the interest to 
be represented). Attach additional pages, if necessary;
    9. Qualifications: Education, training, and experience that qualify 
you to serve on the Board;
    10. Experience or knowledge of wild horse and burro management;
    11. Experience or knowledge of horses or burros (Equine health, 
training, and management);
    12. Experience in working with disparate groups to achieve 
collaborative solutions (e.g., civic organizations, planning 
commissions, school boards, etc.);
    13. Identification of any BLM permits, leases, or licenses held by 
the individual or his or her employer;
    14. Indication of whether the individual is a federally registered 
lobbyist; and
    15. Explanation of interest in serving on the Board.
    All nominations must be accompanied by at least one letter of

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reference sent from special interests or organizations the individual 
may represent, including, but not limited to, business associates, 
friends, co-workers, local, State, and/or Federal government 
representatives, or members of Congress as well as any other 
information that is relevant to the individual's qualifications.
    As appropriate, certain Board members may be appointed as special 
government employees. Special government employees serve on the Board 
without compensation, and are subject to financial disclosure 
requirements in the Ethics in Government Act and 5 CFR 2634. 
Nominations are to be sent to the address listed under the ADDRESSES 
section above.
    Privacy Act Statement: The authority to request this information is 
contained in 5 U.S.C. 301, the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 
and 43 CFR part 1784. The appointment officer uses this information to 
determine education, training, and experience related to possible 
service on a BLM advisory council. If you are appointed as an advisor, 
the information will be retained by the appointing official for as long 
as you serve. Otherwise, it will be destroyed 2 years after termination 
of your membership or returned (if requested) following announcement of 
the Board's appointments. Submittal of this information is voluntary. 
However, failure to complete any or all items will inhibit fair 
evaluation of your qualifications, and could result in you not 
receiving full consideration for appointment.
    Membership Selection: Individuals shall qualify to serve on the 
Board because of their education, training, or experience that enables 
them to give informed and objective advice regarding the interest they 
represent. They should demonstrate experience or knowledge of the area 
of their expertise and a commitment to collaborate in seeking solutions 
to resource management issues. The Board is structured to provide fair 
membership and balance, both geographic and interest specific, in terms 
of the functions to be performed and points of view to be represented. 
Members are selected with the objective of providing representative 
counsel and advice about public land and resource planning. No person 
is to be denied an opportunity to serve because of race, age, sex, 
religion, or national origin. The Obama Administration prohibits 
individuals who are currently federally registered lobbyists to serve 
on all FACA and non-FACA boards, committees or councils. Pursuant to 
Section 7 of the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act, members of 
the Board cannot be employed by either Federal or State governments.

(Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4-1, 43 CFR 1784.6-1)

Kristin Bail,
Assistant Director, Resources and Planning.
[FR Doc. 2016-31216 Filed 12-23-16; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-84-P