National Advisory Council, 7756-7757 [2018-03576]

Download as PDF 7756 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 36 / Thursday, February 22, 2018 / Notices [FR Doc. 2018–03574 Filed 2–21–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–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 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 two (2) members as Administrator Selections. If other positions open during the application and selection period, FEMA may select qualified candidates from the pool of applications. SUMMARY: FEMA will accept applications until 11:59 p.m. EDT on March 18, 2018. DATES: The preferred method for application package submission is by email: • Email: FEMA-NAC@fema.dhs.gov. Save materials in one file using the naming convention, ‘‘Last Name_First Name_NAC Application’’ and attach to the email. You may also submit your application package by U.S. mail: • U.S. Mail: Office of the National Advisory Council, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20472–3184. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:10 Feb 21, 2018 Jkt 244001 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; and email FEMA-NAC@ fema.dhs.gov. For more information on the NAC, including membership application instructions, visit http:// www.fema.gov/national-advisorycouncil. 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 interested in and qualified to serve on the NAC apply for appointment to an open position in one of the following discipline areas: Elected Local Government Official (Representative), Elected State Government Official (Representative), Emergency Management (Representative), Emergency Response Providers (Representative), Communications Expert (Special Government Employee (SGE)), Cybersecurity Expert (SGE), and In-Patient Medical Provider (SGE). The Administrator may appoint up to two (2) additional candidates to serve as FEMA Administrator Selections (as SGE appointments). You are encouraged to visit https://www.fema.gov/ membership-applications for further information on expertise required to fill these positions. Appointments will be for three-year terms that start in September 2018. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Your application package must be eight (8) pages or less. 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 website (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 may 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 E:\FR\FM\22FEN1.SGM 22FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 36 / Thursday, February 22, 2018 / Notices 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, including FEMA Reservists, 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 13, 2018. Brock Long, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2018–03576 Filed 2–21–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–48–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2018–0002] Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Final notice. AGENCY: New or modified Base (1-percent annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, and/or regulatory floodways (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations) as shown on the SUMMARY: State and county daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Colorado: Douglas (FEMA Docket No.: B– 1758). Weld (FEMA Docket No.: B– 1758). Connecticut: New Haven (FEMA Docket No.: B–1762) Florida: VerDate Sep<11>2014 Location and case No. Town of Castle Rock (17–08–0108P). Unincorporated areas of Weld County (17– 08–1017X). City of Meriden (17– 01–0418P). 20:10 Feb 21, 2018 Jkt 244001 indicated Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) for each of the communities listed in the table below are finalized. Each LOMR revises the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and in some cases the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, currently in effect for the listed communities. The flood hazard determinations modified by each LOMR will be used to calculate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and their contents. DATES: Each LOMR was finalized as in the table below. ADDRESSES: Each LOMR is available for inspection at both the respective Community Map Repository address listed in the table below and online through the FEMA Map Service Center at https://msc.fema.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rick Sacbibit, Chief, Engineering Services Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, FEMA, 400 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–7659, or (email) patrick.sacbibit@fema.dhs.gov; or visit the FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX) online at https:// www.floodmaps.fema.gov/fhm/fmx_ main.html. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) makes the final flood hazard determinations as shown in the LOMRs for each community listed in the table below. Notice of these modified flood hazard determinations has been published in newspapers of local circulation and 90 days have elapsed since that publication. The Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation has resolved any appeals resulting from this notification. The modified flood hazard determinations are made pursuant to section 206 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4105, and are in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq., and with 44 CFR part 65. 7757 For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown and must be used for all new policies and renewals. The new or modified flood hazard information is the basis for the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). This new or modified flood hazard information, together with the floodplain management criteria required by 44 CFR 60.3, are the minimum that are required. They should not be construed to mean that the community must change any existing ordinances that are more stringent in their floodplain management requirements. The community may at any time enact stricter requirements of its own or pursuant to policies established by other Federal, State, or regional entities. This new or modified flood hazard determinations are used to meet the floodplain management requirements of the NFIP and also are used to calculate the appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings, and for the contents in those buildings. The changes in flood hazard determinations are in accordance with 44 CFR 65.4. Interested lessees and owners of real property are encouraged to review the final flood hazard information available at the address cited below for each community or online through the FEMA Map Service Center at https:// msc.fema.gov. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ‘‘Flood Insurance.’’) Dated: January 25, 2018. Roy E. Wright, Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency. Chief executive officer of community Community map repository Date of modification The Honorable Jennifer Green, Mayor, Town of Castle Rock, 100 North Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO 80104. The Honorable Julie Cozad, Chair, Weld County Board of Commissioners, P.O. Box 758, Greeley, CO 80632. Mr. Guy Scaife, Manager, City of Meriden, 142 East Main Street, Meriden, CT 06450. Water Department, 175 Kellogg Court, Castle Rock, CO 80109. Dec. 29, 2017 ................ 080050 Weld County Commissioner’s Office, 915 10th Street, Greeley, CO 80632. Dec. 22, 2017 ................ 080266 Department of Public Works, Engineering Division, 142 East Main Street, Meriden, CT 06450. Jan. 3, 2018 .................. 090081 PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\22FEN1.SGM 22FEN1 Community No.

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 36 (Thursday, February 22, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 7756-7757]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-03576]


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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.

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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 two (2) 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 18, 
2018.

ADDRESSES: The preferred method for application package submission is 
by email:
     Email: [email protected]. Save materials in one file 
using the naming convention, ``Last Name_First Name_NAC Application'' 
and attach to the email.
    You may also submit your application package by U.S. mail:
     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; and email [email protected]. 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 interested 
in and qualified to serve on the NAC apply for appointment to an open 
position in one of the following discipline areas: Elected Local 
Government Official (Representative), Elected State Government Official 
(Representative), Emergency Management (Representative), Emergency 
Response Providers (Representative), Communications Expert (Special 
Government Employee (SGE)), Cybersecurity Expert (SGE), and In-Patient 
Medical Provider (SGE). The Administrator may appoint up to two (2) 
additional candidates to serve as FEMA Administrator Selections (as SGE 
appointments). You are encouraged to visit https://www.fema.gov/membership-applications for further information on expertise required 
to fill these positions. Appointments will be for three-year terms that 
start in September 2018.
    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.
    Your application package must be eight (8) pages or less. 
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 website 
(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 may 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

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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, including FEMA 
Reservists, 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 13, 2018.
Brock Long,
Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2018-03576 Filed 2-21-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9111-48-P