National Advisory Council, 11053-11054 [2017-03187]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 32 / Friday, February 17, 2017 / Notices March 14, 2017, to obtain the call-in number and access code. For information on services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance, contact Ruth MacPhail as soon as possible. To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the issues to be considered by the Board as listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. Comments must be submitted in writing no later than March 14, 2017, and must be identified by Docket ID FEMA–2008–0010 and may be submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: FEMA-RULES@ fema.dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message. • Mail/Hand Delivery: Ruth MacPhail, 16825 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and the Docket ID for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received by the Board, go to http://www.regulations.gov, click on ‘‘Advanced Search,’’ then enter ‘‘FEMA–2008–0010’’ in the ‘‘By Docket ID’’ box, then select ‘‘FEMA’’ under ‘‘By Agency,’’ and then click ‘‘Search.’’ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alternate Designated Federal Officer: Kirby E. Kiefer, telephone (301) 447– 1117, email Kirby.Kiefer@fema.dhs.gov. Logistical Information: Ruth MacPhail, telephone (301) 447–1333 and email Ruth.Macphail@ fema.dhs.gov. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES The purpose of the Board is to review annually the programs of the National Fire Academy (Academy) and advise the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator, through the United States Fire Administrator, on the operation of the Academy and any improvements therein that the Board deems appropriate. In carrying out its responsibilities, the Board examines Academy programs to determine whether these programs further the basic missions that are approved by the 17:38 Feb 16, 2017 Agenda The Board will discuss the direction of the Executive Fire Officer Program to include curriculum, projects, and other requirements. There will be one 10-minute comment period after the one agenda item; each speaker will be given no more than 2 minutes to speak. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments. Contact Ruth MacPhail to register as a speaker. Meeting materials will be posted at https://www.usfa.fema.gov/training/ Academy/about/bov.html by February 22, 2017. Dated: February 8, 2017. Kirby E. Kiefer, Acting Superintendent, National Fire Academy, United States Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2017–03188 Filed 2–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–45–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2007–0008] National Advisory Council Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Committee management; request for applicants for appointment to the National Advisory Council. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is requesting that qualified individuals who are interested in serving on the FEMA National Advisory Council (NAC) apply for appointment as identified in this notice. Pursuant to the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 (PKEMRA), the NAC advises the FEMA Administrator on all aspects of emergency management to incorporate input from and ensure coordination with state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, and the non-governmental and private sectors SUMMARY: Purpose of the Board VerDate Sep<11>2014 FEMA Administrator, examines the physical plant of the Academy to determine the adequacy of the Academy’s facilities, and examines the funding levels for Academy programs. The Board submits a written annual report to the FEMA Administrator, through the United States Fire Administrator. The report provides detailed comments and recommendations regarding the operation of the Academy. Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11053 on the development and revision of national plans and strategies, the administration of and assessment of FEMA’s grant programs, and the development and evaluation of risk assessment methodologies. The NAC consists of up to 35 members, all of whom are experts and leaders in their respective fields. FEMA seeks to appoint individuals to eight (8) discipline-specific positions on the NAC and up to five (5) members as Administrator Selections. If other positions open during the application and selection period, FEMA may select qualified candidates from the pool of applications. FEMA will accept applications until 11:59 p.m. EDT on March 15, 2017. DATES: The preferred method for application package submission is by email: • Email: FEMA-NAC@fema.dhs.gov. Please save materials as one document using the naming convention, ‘‘Last Name_First Name_NAC Application’’ and attach to the email. You may also submit your application package by fax or U.S. mail: • Fax: (540) 504–2331. • U.S. Mail: Office of the National Advisory Council, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472–3184. Use only ONE method to submit your application. The Office of the National Advisory Council will send you an email that confirms receipt of your application and will notify you of the final status of your application once FEMA selects new members. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deana Platt, Designated Federal Officer, Office of the National Advisory Council, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472–3184; telephone (202) 646– 2700; fax (540) 504–2331; and email FEMA-NAC@fema.dhs.gov. For more information on the NAC, including membership application instructions, visit http://www.fema.gov/nationaladvisory-council. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NAC is an advisory committee established in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. Appendix. As required by PKEMRA, the Secretary of Homeland Security established the NAC to ensure effective and ongoing coordination of Federal preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation for natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters. FEMA is requesting that individuals who are ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\17FEN1.SGM 17FEN1 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 11054 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 32 / Friday, February 17, 2017 / Notices interested in and qualified to serve on the NAC apply for appointment to an open position in one of the following discipline areas: Elected Tribal Government Executive (Representative), Non-elected Tribal Government Official (Representative), Emergency Management (Representative), Emergency Response Providers (Representative), Standards Setting and Accrediting Organizations (Representative), Individuals with Disabilities (Representative), Health Scientist (Special Government Employee (SGE)), and Infrastructure Protection Expert (SGE). The Administrator may appoint up to five (5) additional candidates to serve as FEMA Administrator Selections (as SGE appointments). Appointments will be for three-year terms that start in September 2017. The NAC Charter contains more information and can be found at: https://www.fema.gov/media-library/ assets/documents/35316#. If you are interested, qualified, and want FEMA to consider appointing you to fill an open position on the NAC, please submit an application package to the Office of the NAC as listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. Current NAC members whose terms are ending should notify the Office of the NAC of their interest in reappointment in lieu of submitting a new application, and if desired, provide updated application materials for consideration. There is no application form; however, each application package MUST include the following information: • Cover letter, addressed to the Office of the NAC, that includes or indicates: Current position title and employer or organization you represent, home and work addresses, and preferred telephone number and email address; the discipline area position(s) for which you are qualified; why you are interested in serving on the NAC; and how you heard about the solicitation for NAC members; • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV); and • One Letter of Recommendation addressed to the Office of the NAC. Information contained in your application package should clearly indicate your qualifications to serve on the NAC and fill one of the current open positions. FEMA will not consider incomplete applications. FEMA will review the information contained in application packages and make selections based on: (1) Leadership attributes, (2) emergency management experience, (3) expert knowledge in discipline area, and (4) ability to meet NAC member expectations. FEMA will also consider overall NAC composition, VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:38 Feb 16, 2017 Jkt 241001 including geographic diversity and mix of officials, emergency managers, and emergency response providers from state, local, and tribal governments, when selecting members. Appointees may be designated as a SGE as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code, or as a Representative member. SGEs speak as experts in their field and Representative members speak for the stakeholder group they represent. Candidates selected for appointment as SGEs are required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Form (Office of Government Ethics (OGE) Form 450) each year. You can find this form at the Office of Government Ethics Web site (http://www.oge.gov). However, please do not submit this form with your application. The NAC generally meets in person twice per year. FEMA does not pay NAC members for their time, but will pay for or reimburse travel expenses such as airfare, per diem to include hotel stays, and other transportation costs within federal travel guidelines when preapproved by the Designated Federal Officer. NAC members must serve on one of the three NAC Subcommittees, which meet regularly by teleconference. FEMA estimates the total time commitment for subcommittee participation to be 1–2 hours per week (more for NAC leadership). DHS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other nonmerit factor. DHS strives to achieve a widely diverse candidate pool for all of its recruitment actions. Current DHS and FEMA employees, FEMA Reservists, and DHS and FEMA contractors and potential contractors are not eligible for membership. Federally registered lobbyists may apply for positions designated as Representative appointments but are not eligible for positions that are designated as SGE appointments. Dated: February 9, 2017. Robert J. Fenton, Acting Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2017–03187 Filed 2–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–48–P PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5995–N–07] Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This Notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for use to assist the homeless. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Juanita Perry, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Room 7266, Washington, DC 20410; telephone (202) 402–3970; TTY number for the hearing- and speechimpaired (202) 708–2565 (these telephone numbers are not toll-free), call the toll-free Title V information line at 800–927–7588 or send an email to title5@hud.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with 24 CFR part 581 and section 501 of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11411), as amended, HUD is publishing this Notice to identify Federal buildings and other real property that HUD has reviewed for suitability for use to assist the homeless. The properties were reviewed using information provided to HUD by Federal landholding agencies regarding unutilized and underutilized buildings and real property controlled by such agencies or by GSA regarding its inventory of excess or surplus Federal property. This Notice is also published in order to comply with the December 12, 1988 Court Order in National Coalition for the Homeless v. Veterans Administration, No. 88–2503– OG (D.D.C.). Properties reviewed are listed in this Notice according to the following categories: Suitable/available, suitable/ unavailable, and suitable/to be excess, and unsuitable. The properties listed in the three suitable categories have been reviewed by the landholding agencies, and each agency has transmitted to HUD: (1) Its intention to make the property available for use to assist the homeless, (2) its intention to declare the property excess to the agency’s needs, or (3) a statement of the reasons that the property cannot be declared excess or made available for use as facilities to assist the homeless. Properties listed as suitable/available will be available exclusively for homeless use for a period of 60 days SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17FEN1.SGM 17FEN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 32 (Friday, February 17, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11053-11054]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-03187]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2007-0008]


National Advisory Council

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Committee management; request for applicants for appointment to 
the National Advisory Council.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is requesting 
that qualified individuals who are interested in serving on the FEMA 
National Advisory Council (NAC) apply for appointment as identified in 
this notice. Pursuant to the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform 
Act of 2006 (PKEMRA), the NAC advises the FEMA Administrator on all 
aspects of emergency management to incorporate input from and ensure 
coordination with state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, 
and the non-governmental and private sectors on the development and 
revision of national plans and strategies, the administration of and 
assessment of FEMA's grant programs, and the development and evaluation 
of risk assessment methodologies. The NAC consists of up to 35 members, 
all of whom are experts and leaders in their respective fields. FEMA 
seeks to appoint individuals to eight (8) discipline-specific positions 
on the NAC and up to five (5) members as Administrator Selections. If 
other positions open during the application and selection period, FEMA 
may select qualified candidates from the pool of applications.

DATES: FEMA will accept applications until 11:59 p.m. EDT on March 15, 
2017.

ADDRESSES: The preferred method for application package submission is 
by email:
     Email: FEMA-NAC@fema.dhs.gov. Please save materials as one 
document using the naming convention, ``Last Name_First Name_NAC 
Application'' and attach to the email.
    You may also submit your application package by fax or U.S. mail:
     Fax: (540) 504-2331.
     U.S. Mail: Office of the National Advisory Council, 
Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 
20472-3184.
    Use only ONE method to submit your application. The Office of the 
National Advisory Council will send you an email that confirms receipt 
of your application and will notify you of the final status of your 
application once FEMA selects new members.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deana Platt, Designated Federal 
Officer, Office of the National Advisory Council, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472-3184; 
telephone (202) 646-2700; fax (540) 504-2331; and email FEMA-NAC@fema.dhs.gov. For more information on the NAC, including membership 
application instructions, visit http://www.fema.gov/national-advisory-council.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NAC is an advisory committee established 
in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA), 5 U.S.C. Appendix. As required by PKEMRA, the Secretary of 
Homeland Security established the NAC to ensure effective and ongoing 
coordination of Federal preparedness, protection, response, recovery, 
and mitigation for natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-
made disasters. FEMA is requesting that individuals who are

[[Page 11054]]

interested in and qualified to serve on the NAC apply for appointment 
to an open position in one of the following discipline areas: Elected 
Tribal Government Executive (Representative), Non-elected Tribal 
Government Official (Representative), Emergency Management 
(Representative), Emergency Response Providers (Representative), 
Standards Setting and Accrediting Organizations (Representative), 
Individuals with Disabilities (Representative), Health Scientist 
(Special Government Employee (SGE)), and Infrastructure Protection 
Expert (SGE). The Administrator may appoint up to five (5) additional 
candidates to serve as FEMA Administrator Selections (as SGE 
appointments). Appointments will be for three-year terms that start in 
September 2017.
    The NAC Charter contains more information and can be found at: 
https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/35316#.
    If you are interested, qualified, and want FEMA to consider 
appointing you to fill an open position on the NAC, please submit an 
application package to the Office of the NAC as listed in the ADDRESSES 
section of this notice. Current NAC members whose terms are ending 
should notify the Office of the NAC of their interest in reappointment 
in lieu of submitting a new application, and if desired, provide 
updated application materials for consideration. There is no 
application form; however, each application package MUST include the 
following information:
     Cover letter, addressed to the Office of the NAC, that 
includes or indicates: Current position title and employer or 
organization you represent, home and work addresses, and preferred 
telephone number and email address; the discipline area position(s) for 
which you are qualified; why you are interested in serving on the NAC; 
and how you heard about the solicitation for NAC members;
     Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV); and
     One Letter of Recommendation addressed to the Office of 
the NAC.
    Information contained in your application package should clearly 
indicate your qualifications to serve on the NAC and fill one of the 
current open positions. FEMA will not consider incomplete applications. 
FEMA will review the information contained in application packages and 
make selections based on: (1) Leadership attributes, (2) emergency 
management experience, (3) expert knowledge in discipline area, and (4) 
ability to meet NAC member expectations. FEMA will also consider 
overall NAC composition, including geographic diversity and mix of 
officials, emergency managers, and emergency response providers from 
state, local, and tribal governments, when selecting members.
    Appointees may be designated as a SGE as defined in section 202(a) 
of title 18, United States Code, or as a Representative member. SGEs 
speak as experts in their field and Representative members speak for 
the stakeholder group they represent. Candidates selected for 
appointment as SGEs are required to complete a Confidential Financial 
Disclosure Form (Office of Government Ethics (OGE) Form 450) each year. 
You can find this form at the Office of Government Ethics Web site 
(http://www.oge.gov). However, please do not submit this form with your 
application.
    The NAC generally meets in person twice per year. FEMA does not pay 
NAC members for their time, but will pay for or reimburse travel 
expenses such as airfare, per diem to include hotel stays, and other 
transportation costs within federal travel guidelines when pre-approved 
by the Designated Federal Officer. NAC members must serve on one of the 
three NAC Subcommittees, which meet regularly by teleconference. FEMA 
estimates the total time commitment for subcommittee participation to 
be 1-2 hours per week (more for NAC leadership).
    DHS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, 
sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender 
identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, 
membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor. DHS 
strives to achieve a widely diverse candidate pool for all of its 
recruitment actions. Current DHS and FEMA employees, FEMA Reservists, 
and DHS and FEMA contractors and potential contractors are not eligible 
for membership. Federally registered lobbyists may apply for positions 
designated as Representative appointments but are not eligible for 
positions that are designated as SGE appointments.

    Dated: February 9, 2017.
Robert J. Fenton,
Acting Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2017-03187 Filed 2-16-17; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9111-48-P