Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy, 8495-8496 [2018-03956]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 39 / Tuesday, February 27, 2018 / Notices information collected to meet the property acquisition requirements to implement acquisition activities under the terms of grant agreements for acquisition and relocation activities, ensure compliance with applicable law and regulations, and enforce the open space requirements for all properties acquired with FEMA mitigation grants. Affected Public: State, local or Tribal Government; Individuals or Households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,334. Estimated Number of Responses: 10,655. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 13,020 hours. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the hour burden is $559,768. Estimated Respondents’ Operation and Maintenance Costs: There are no annual costs to respondents’ operations and maintenance costs for technical services. Estimated Respondents’ Capital and Start-Up Costs: There is no annual startup or capital costs. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: The cost to the Federal Government is $991,514. Comments daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Comments may be submitted as indicated in the ADDRESSES caption above. Comments are solicited to (a) evaluate whether the proposed data collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Dated: February 21, 2018. William H. Holzerland, Senior Director for Information Management, Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2018–03949 Filed 2–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–47–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:49 Feb 26, 2018 Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2008–0010] Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Committee management; Notice of open Federal Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet via teleconference on March 16, 2018. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The meeting will take place on Friday, March 16, 2018, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Please note that the meeting may close early if the Board has completed its business. ADDRESSES: Members of the public who wish to participate in the teleconference should contact Ruth MacPhail as listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by close of business March 9, 2018, 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. There will be a 10minute comment period after each agenda item for registered speakers or comments must be submitted in writing no later than March 9, 2018. Comments 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, postmarked no later than March 9, 2018. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Federal Emergency Management Agency’’ and the Docket ID for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8495 Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received by the National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, 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.’’ Registered speakers 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alternate Designated Federal Officer: Tonya L. Hoover, telephone (301) 447– 1117, email Tonya.Hoover@ fema.dhs.gov. Logistical Information: Ruth MacPhail, telephone (301) 447–1333 and email Ruth.Macphail@ fema.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. Purpose of the Board The purpose of the Board is to review annually the programs of the National Fire Academy (Academy) and advise the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 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 Administrator of FEMA, 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 through the United States Fire Administrator to the Administrator of FEMA. The report provides detailed comments and recommendations regarding the operation of the Academy. Agenda 1. The Board will receive updates on U.S. Fire Administration data, research, and response support initiatives. 2. The Board will receive updates on deferred maintenance and capital improvements on the National Emergency Training Center campus and budget planning. 3. The Board will deliberate and vote on recommendations on Academy program activities, including: • Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Recognition E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1 8496 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 39 / Tuesday, February 27, 2018 / Notices daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Program update, a certification program acknowledging that a collegiate emergency services degree meets the minimum standards of excellence established by FESHE development committees and the Academy; • The National Professional Development Summit to be held on June 13–16, 2018, an annual event which brings national training and education audiences together for their conference and support initiatives; • The Managing Officer Program progress report including application selection results, a multiyear curriculum that introduces emerging emergency services leaders to personal and professional skills in change management, risk reduction, and adaptive leadership; • The Executive Fire Officer (EFO) Program Symposium to be held April 6– 8, 2018, an annual event for alumni which recognizes outstanding applied research completed by present EFO Program participants, recognizes recent EFO Program graduates, provides highquality presentations offered by private and public sector representatives, facilitates networking between EFO Program graduates, promotes further dialog between EFO Program graduates and U.S. Fire Administrator and National Fire Academy faculty and staff; • Curriculum development and revision updates for Academy courses; • Discussion on the approval process for state-specific courses; • Distance learning program update (mediated and self-study); • State training delivery update; • NFA Technology Workgroup Initiative, discuss initiating a forum to address current issues and initiate a plan for NFA’s future technology needs; • Staffing update. 4. The Board will receive activity reports on the National Fire Incident Reporting System Subcommittee, the Professional Development Initiative Subcommittee, and four EFO Program Review Subcommittees: Admissions, Curriculum, Delivery and Design, and Evaluations and Outcomes. Meeting materials will be posted no later than March 9, 2018 at https:// www.usfa.fema.gov/training/nfa/about/ bov.html. Dated: February 15, 2018. Tonya L. Hoover, Superintendent, National Fire Academy, United States Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2018–03956 Filed 2–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–45–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:49 Feb 26, 2018 Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies Cybersecurity Training and Education Catalog Collection National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; Revised Information Collection Request: 1670–0030. AGENCY: The DHS NPPD Office of Cybersecurity & Communications (CS&C), Cybersecurity Education & Awareness Office (CE&A), National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS) will submit the following Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. NPPD previously published this ICR in the Federal Register on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 82 FR 55110 for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received by NPPD. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until March 29, 2018. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB. Comments should be addressed to OMB Desk Officer, Department of Homeland Security and sent via electronic mail to dhsdeskofficer@omb.eop.gov. All submissions must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and the OMB Control Number 1670– 0030. Comments submitted in response to this notice may be made available to the public through relevant websites. For this reason, please do not include in your comments information of a confidential nature, such as sensitive personal information or proprietary information. If you send an email comment, your email address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and made available on the internet. Please note that responses to this public comment request containing any routine notice about the confidentiality of the communication will be treated as public comments that may be made available to the public notwithstanding the inclusion of the routine notice. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Shannon Nguyen at 703–705–6246 or at niccs@ hq.dhs.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The cyberspecific authorities to receive information support the Department’s general authority to receive information from any federal or non-federal entity in support of the mission responsibilities of the Department. Section 201 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 authorizes the Secretary ‘‘[t]o access, receive, and analyze law enforcement information, intelligence information, and other information from agencies of the Federal Government, State and local government agencies (including law enforcement agencies), and private sector entities, and to integrate such information, in support of the mission responsibilities of the Department.’’ Sec. 201, Public Law 107–296; 6 U.S.C. 121(d)(1); see also 6 U.S.C. 121(d)(12). The following authorities also permit DHS to collect this information: Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA), 44 U.S.C. 3546; Presidential Policy Directive (PPD)–21, Critical Infrastructure Identification, Prioritization, and Protection (2003); and National Security Presidential Directive (NSPD)–54/Homeland Security Policy Directive (HSPD)–23, Cybersecurity Policy (2009). The NICCS Portal is a national online resource for cybersecurity awareness, education, talent management, and professional development and training. NICCS Portal is an implementation tool for the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE). Its mission is to provide comprehensive cybersecurity resources to the public. To promote cybersecurity education, and to provide a comprehensive resource for the Nation, NICE developed the Cybersecurity Training and Education Catalog. The Cybersecurity Training and Education Catalog will be hosted on the NICCS Portal. Training course and certification information will be included in the Training/Workforce Development Catalog. Any information received from the public in support of the NICCS Portal and Cybersecurity Training and Education Catalog is completely voluntary. Organizations and individuals who do not provide information can still utilize the NICCS Portal and Cybersecurity Training and Education Catalog without restriction or penalty. An organization or individual who wants their information removed from the NICCS Portal and/or Cybersecurity Training and Education SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 39 (Tuesday, February 27, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8495-8496]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-03956]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2008-0010]


Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Committee management; Notice of open Federal Advisory Committee 
meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) 
will meet via teleconference on March 16, 2018. The meeting will be 
open to the public.

DATES: The meeting will take place on Friday, March 16, 2018, 1:30 p.m. 
to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Please note that the meeting may 
close early if the Board has completed its business.

ADDRESSES: Members of the public who wish to participate in the 
teleconference should contact Ruth MacPhail as listed in the FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by close of business March 9, 2018, 
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. There will be a 10-minute comment 
period after each agenda item for registered speakers or comments must 
be submitted in writing no later than March 9, 2018. Comments 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: [email protected]. Include the docket number 
in the subject line of the message.
     Mail/Hand Delivery: Ruth MacPhail, 16825 South Seton 
Avenue, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727, post-marked no later than March 9, 
2018.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Federal Emergency Management Agency'' 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 National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, 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.''
    Registered speakers 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
    Alternate Designated Federal Officer: Tonya L. Hoover, telephone 
(301) 447-1117, email [email protected].
    Logistical Information: Ruth MacPhail, telephone (301) 447-1333 and 
email [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App.

Purpose of the Board

    The purpose of the Board is to review annually the programs of the 
National Fire Academy (Academy) and advise the Administrator of the 
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 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 Administrator of FEMA, 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 through the United States Fire Administrator to the 
Administrator of FEMA. The report provides detailed comments and 
recommendations regarding the operation of the Academy.

Agenda

    1. The Board will receive updates on U.S. Fire Administration data, 
research, and response support initiatives.
    2. The Board will receive updates on deferred maintenance and 
capital improvements on the National Emergency Training Center campus 
and budget planning.
    3. The Board will deliberate and vote on recommendations on Academy 
program activities, including:
     Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) 
Recognition

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Program update, a certification program acknowledging that a collegiate 
emergency services degree meets the minimum standards of excellence 
established by FESHE development committees and the Academy;
     The National Professional Development Summit to be held on 
June 13-16, 2018, an annual event which brings national training and 
education audiences together for their conference and support 
initiatives;
     The Managing Officer Program progress report including 
application selection results, a multiyear curriculum that introduces 
emerging emergency services leaders to personal and professional skills 
in change management, risk reduction, and adaptive leadership;
     The Executive Fire Officer (EFO) Program Symposium to be 
held April 6-8, 2018, an annual event for alumni which recognizes 
outstanding applied research completed by present EFO Program 
participants, recognizes recent EFO Program graduates, provides high-
quality presentations offered by private and public sector 
representatives, facilitates networking between EFO Program graduates, 
promotes further dialog between EFO Program graduates and U.S. Fire 
Administrator and National Fire Academy faculty and staff;
     Curriculum development and revision updates for Academy 
courses;
     Discussion on the approval process for state-specific 
courses;
     Distance learning program update (mediated and self-
study);
     State training delivery update;
     NFA Technology Workgroup Initiative, discuss initiating a 
forum to address current issues and initiate a plan for NFA's future 
technology needs;
     Staffing update.
    4. The Board will receive activity reports on the National Fire 
Incident Reporting System Subcommittee, the Professional Development 
Initiative Subcommittee, and four EFO Program Review Subcommittees: 
Admissions, Curriculum, Delivery and Design, and Evaluations and 
Outcomes.
    Meeting materials will be posted no later than March 9, 2018 at 
https://www.usfa.fema.gov/training/nfa/about/bov.html.

    Dated: February 15, 2018.
Tonya L. Hoover,
Superintendent, National Fire Academy, United States Fire 
Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2018-03956 Filed 2-26-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9111-45-P