Boston Area Maritime Security Advisory Committee; Vacancies, 44827 [2017-20483]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 185 / Tuesday, September 26, 2017 / Notices Place: The William F. Bolger Center, 9600 Newbridge Drive, Potomac, MD 20854. Contact Person: YingYing Li-Smerin, MD, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Office of Scientific Review/DERA, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 7184, Bethesda, MD 20892– 7924, 301–827–7942, lismerin@nhlbi.nih.gov. Name of Committee: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Special Emphasis Panel; Clinical Trial Pilot Studies (R34). Date: October 26–27, 2017. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: The William F. Bolger Center, 9600 Newbridge Drive, Potomac, MD 20854. Contact Person: YingYing Li-Smerin, MD, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Office of Scientific Review/DERA, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 7184, Bethesda, MD 20892– 7924, 301–827–7942, lismerin@nhlbi.nih.gov. 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ADDRESSES: Applications for membership should be submitted to the Captain of the Port Boston at the following address: Commander (sx), USCG Sector Boston, 427 Commercial Street, Boston, MA 02109 or by email to Phillip.C.Smith@uscg.mil. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about submitting an application or about the AMSC in SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:28 Sep 25, 2017 Jkt 241001 general, contact Mr. Phillip C. Smith at 617–223–3008 or by email to Phillip.C.Smith@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority Section 102 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) of 2002 (Pub. L. 107–295) added section 70112 to Title 46 of the U.S. Code, and authorized the Secretary of the Department in which the Coast Guard is operating to establish Area Maritime Security Advisory Committees for any port area of the United States. (See 33 U.S.C. 1226, 1231; 46 U.S.C. chapter 701; 50 U.S.C. 191, 192; 33 CFR 1.05– 1, 6.01; Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1). Under 46 U.S.C. 70112(g)(1)(B), the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) does not apply to AMSCs. Boston AMSC Purpose The AMSCs shall assist the Captain of the Port in the development, review, update, and exercise of the AMS Plan for their area of responsibility. Such matters may include, but are not limited to: Identifying critical port infrastructure and operations; Identifying risks (threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences); Determining mitigation strategies and implementation methods; Developing strategies to facilitate the recovery of the MTS after a Transportation Security Incident; Developing and describing the process to continually evaluate overall port security by considering consequences and vulnerabilities, how they may change over time, and what additional mitigation strategies can be applied. AMSC Composition The composition of an AMSC, to include the Boston AMSC, is prescribed under 33 CFR 103.305. Pursuant to that regulation, members may be selected from the Federal, Territorial, or Tribal government; the State government and political subdivisions of the State; local public safety, crisis management, and emergency response agencies; law enforcement and security organizations; maritime industry, including labor; other port stakeholders having a special competence in maritime security; and port stakeholders affect by security practices and policies. Also, at least 7 of the AMSC members must each have 5 or more years of experience related to maritime or port security operations. AMSC Membership The Boston AMSC has 41 members who represent Federal, State, local, and industry stakeholders from PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44827 Massachusetts. We are seeking to fill 11 positions with this solicitation. Applicants may be required to pass an appropriate security background check prior to appointment to the committee. Members’ terms of office will be for 5 years; however, a member is eligible to serve additional terms of office. Members will not receive any salary or other compensation for their service on an AMSC. Request for Applications Those seeking membership are not required to submit formal applications to the local Captain of the Port, however, because we do have an obligation to ensure that a specific number of members have the prerequisite maritime security experience, we encourage the submission of resumes highlighting experience in the maritime and security industries. The Department of Homeland Security does not discriminate in selection of Committee members 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. The Department of Homeland Security strives to achieve a widely diverse candidate pool for all of its recruitment actions. Dated: September 19, 2017. C.C. Gelzer, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Federal Maritime Security Coordinator Boston. [FR Doc. 2017–20483 Filed 9–25–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–3387– EM; Docket ID FEMA–2017–0001] Georgia; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Georgia (FEMA–3387–EM), dated September 8, 2017, and related determinations. DATES: This amendment was issued September 11, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dean Webster, Office of Response and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26SEN1.SGM 26SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2017-0747]


Boston Area Maritime Security Advisory Committee; Vacancies

AGENCY: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION: Request for applications.

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SUMMARY: This notice requests individuals interested in serving on the 
Boston Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) to submit their 
applications for membership, to the Captain of the Port (COTP), Boston, 
MA.

DATES: Requests for membership should reach the U.S. Coast Guard COTP 
Boston October 26, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Applications for membership should be submitted to the 
Captain of the Port Boston at the following address: Commander (sx), 
USCG Sector Boston, 427 Commercial Street, Boston, MA 02109 or by email 
to Phillip.C.Smith@uscg.mil.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about submitting an 
application or about the AMSC in general, contact Mr. Phillip C. Smith 
at 617-223-3008 or by email to Phillip.C.Smith@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Authority

    Section 102 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) of 
2002 (Pub. L. 107-295) added section 70112 to Title 46 of the U.S. 
Code, and authorized the Secretary of the Department in which the Coast 
Guard is operating to establish Area Maritime Security Advisory 
Committees for any port area of the United States. (See 33 U.S.C. 1226, 
1231; 46 U.S.C. chapter 701; 50 U.S.C. 191, 192; 33 CFR 1.05-1, 6.01; 
Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1). Under 46 U.S.C. 
70112(g)(1)(B), the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) does not 
apply to AMSCs.

Boston AMSC Purpose

    The AMSCs shall assist the Captain of the Port in the development, 
review, update, and exercise of the AMS Plan for their area of 
responsibility. Such matters may include, but are not limited to: 
Identifying critical port infrastructure and operations; Identifying 
risks (threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences); Determining 
mitigation strategies and implementation methods; Developing strategies 
to facilitate the recovery of the MTS after a Transportation Security 
Incident; Developing and describing the process to continually evaluate 
overall port security by considering consequences and vulnerabilities, 
how they may change over time, and what additional mitigation 
strategies can be applied.

AMSC Composition

    The composition of an AMSC, to include the Boston AMSC, is 
prescribed under 33 CFR 103.305. Pursuant to that regulation, members 
may be selected from the Federal, Territorial, or Tribal government; 
the State government and political subdivisions of the State; local 
public safety, crisis management, and emergency response agencies; law 
enforcement and security organizations; maritime industry, including 
labor; other port stakeholders having a special competence in maritime 
security; and port stakeholders affect by security practices and 
policies. Also, at least 7 of the AMSC members must each have 5 or more 
years of experience related to maritime or port security operations.

AMSC Membership

    The Boston AMSC has 41 members who represent Federal, State, local, 
and industry stakeholders from Massachusetts. We are seeking to fill 11 
positions with this solicitation.
    Applicants may be required to pass an appropriate security 
background check prior to appointment to the committee. Members' terms 
of office will be for 5 years; however, a member is eligible to serve 
additional terms of office. Members will not receive any salary or 
other compensation for their service on an AMSC.

Request for Applications

    Those seeking membership are not required to submit formal 
applications to the local Captain of the Port, however, because we do 
have an obligation to ensure that a specific number of members have the 
prerequisite maritime security experience, we encourage the submission 
of resumes highlighting experience in the maritime and security 
industries.
    The Department of Homeland Security does not discriminate in 
selection of Committee members 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. The 
Department of Homeland Security strives to achieve a widely diverse 
candidate pool for all of its recruitment actions.

    Dated: September 19, 2017.
C.C. Gelzer,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Federal Maritime Security Coordinator 
Boston.
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