Request for Applications for Appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee, 37043-37044 [2018-16383]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 147 / Tuesday, July 31, 2018 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Membership in the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: By Federal Register notice on April 20, 2018 the National Park Service (NPS) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) invited interested persons to apply to fill two openings on the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group (NPOAG) to represent air tour operator concerns and Native American interests. This notice informs the public of the selection made for the vacancy representing air tour operators and invites persons interested in serving on the NPOAG to apply for current and future openings representing Native American concerns, and future openings representing general aviation, and air tour operator interests. DATES: Persons interested in applying for the NPOAG openings representing air tour operator and Native American interests need to apply by September 14, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keith Lusk, Special Programs Staff, Federal Aviation Administration, Western-Pacific Region Headquarters, 727 S Aviation Boulevard, Suite #150, El Segundo, CA 90245, telephone: (424) 405–7017, email: Keith.Lusk@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Background The National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000 (the Act) was enacted on April 5, 2000, as Public Law 106–181, and subsequently amended in the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012. The Act required the establishment of the advisory group within one year after its enactment. The NPOAG was established in March 2001. The advisory group is comprised of a balanced group of representatives of general aviation, commercial air tour operations, environmental concerns, and Native American tribes. The Administrator of the FAA and the Director of NPS (or their designees) serve as ex officio members of the group. Representatives of the Administrator and Director serve alternating one-year terms as chairman of the advisory group. In accordance with the Act, the advisory group provides ‘‘advice, information, and recommendations to the Administrator and the Director— VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:30 Jul 30, 2018 Jkt 244001 (1) On the implementation of this title [the Act] and the amendments made by this title; (2) On commonly accepted quiet aircraft technology for use in commercial air tour operations over a national park or tribal lands, which will receive preferential treatment in a given air tour management plan; (3) On other measures that might be taken to accommodate the interests of visitors to national parks; and (4) At the request of the Administrator and the Director, safety, environmental, and other issues related to commercial air tour operations over a national park or tribal lands.’’ Membership The current NPOAG is made up of one member representing general aviation, three members representing the commercial air tour industry, four members representing environmental concerns, and two members representing Native American interests. Members serve 3-year terms. Current members of the NPOAG are as follows: Melissa Rudinger representing general aviation; Alan Stephen and Matt Zuccaro representing commercial air tour operators with one open seat; Les Blomberg, Rob Smith, John Eastman, and Dick Hingson representing environmental interests; and Martin Begaye representing Native American tribes with one open seat. Selection Eric Lincoln has been selected to represent commercial air tour operators. No selection was made for the opening to represent Native American interests. In addition, three more seats are expiring in October/November 2018. The upcoming openings are one each to represent Native American concerns, general aviation, and air tour operator interests. The FAA and NPS invite persons interested in applying for the four openings on the NPOAG to contact Mr. Keith Lusk (contact information is written above in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Requests to serve on the NPOAG must be made to Mr. Lusk in writing and postmarked or emailed on or before September 14, 2018. The request should indicate whether or not you are a member of an association or group related to air tour operator, general aviation, or Native American concerns or have another affiliation with issues relating to aircraft flights over national parks. The request should also state what expertise you would bring to the NPOAG as related to issues and concerns with aircraft flights over national parks. The term of service PO 00000 Frm 00172 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 37043 for NPOAG members is 3 years. Current members may re-apply for another term. On August 13, 2014, the Office of Management and Budget issued revised guidance regarding the prohibition against appointing or not reappointing federally registered lobbyists to serve on advisory committees (79 FR 47482). Therefore, before appointing an applicant to serve on the NPOAG, the FAA and NPS will require the prospective candidate to certify that they are not a federally registered lobbyist. Issued in Hawthorne, CA, on July 23, 2018. Keith Lusk, Program Manager, Special Programs Staff, Western-Pacific Region. [FR Doc. 2018–16253 Filed 7–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY United States Mint Request for Applications for Appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee United States Mint, Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Request for applications for appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee. AGENCY: Pursuant to United States Code, the United States Mint is accepting applications for appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) as a member specially qualified by virtue of his or her experience in American history. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Betty Birdsong, Acting United States Mint Liaison to the CCAC, 801 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20220, or call 202–354–7770. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The CCAC was established to: D Advise the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals produced by the United States Mint. D Advise the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places that the CCAC recommends to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made. D Make recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1 37044 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 147 / Tuesday, July 31, 2018 / Notices daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Total membership consists of eleven voting members appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury: D One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her education, training, or experience as nationally or internationally recognized curator in the United States of a numismatic collection; D One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her experience in the medallic arts or sculpture; D One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her education, training, or experience in American history; D One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her education, training, or experience in numismatics; D Three persons who can represent the interests of the general public in the coinage of the United States; and D Four persons appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury on the basis of the recommendations by the House and Senate leadership. Members are appointed for a term of four years. No individual may be appointed to the CCAC while serving as an officer or employee of the Federal Government. The CCAC is subject to the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury. Meetings of the CCAC are open to the public and are held approximately four to six times per year. The United States Mint is responsible for providing the necessary support, technical services, and advice to the CCAC. CCAC members are not paid for their time or services, but, consistent with Federal Travel Regulations, members are reimbursed for their travel and lodging expenses to attend meetings. Members are Special Government Employees and are subject to the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch (5 CFR part 2653). The United States Mint will review all submissions and will forward its recommendations to the Secretary of the Treasury for appointment consideration. Candidates should include specific skills, abilities, talents, and credentials to support their applications. The United States Mint is interested in candidates who in addition to their experience in American history, have demonstrated interest and a VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:30 Jul 30, 2018 Jkt 244001 commitment to actively participate in meetings and activities, and a demonstrated understanding of the role of the CCAC and the obligations of a Special Government Employee; possess demonstrated leadership skills in their fields of expertise or discipline; possess a demonstrated desire for public service and have a history of honorable professional and personal conduct, as well as successful standing in their communities; and who are free of professional, political, or financial interests that could negatively affect their ability to provide impartial advice. Application Deadline: Friday, August 24, 2018. Receipt of Applications: Any member of the public wishing to be considered for participation on the CCAC should submit a resume and cover letter describing his or her reasons for seeking and qualifications for membership, by email to info@ccac.gov or by mail to the United States Mint, 801 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20220; Attn: Greg Weinman. Submissions must be postmarked no later than Friday, August 24, 2018. Notice Concerning Delivery of FirstClass and Priority Mail First-class mail to the United States Mint is put through an irradiation process to protect against biological contamination. Support materials put through this process may suffer irreversible damage. We encourage you to consider using alternate delivery services, especially when sending timesensitive material. Dated: July 26, 2018. David J. Ryder, Director, United States Mint. [FR Doc. 2018–16383 Filed 7–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation; Notice of Meeting Amended The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal PO 00000 Frm 00173 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Advisory Committee Act, that a meeting of the Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation (VACOR) will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 28–29, 2018, in Room 542, 1800 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20006. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. EST and adjourn at 4:00 p.m. EST each day. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary on the rehabilitation needs of Veterans with disabilities and on the administration of VA’s rehabilitation programs. On August 28, 2018, Committee members will be provided with updated briefings on various VA programs designed to enhance the rehabilitative potential of disabled Veterans. On August 29, 2018, the Committee will begin consideration of potential recommendations to be included in the Committee’s next annual report. Although no time will be allocated for receiving oral presentations from the public, members of the public may submit written statements for review by the Committee to Sabrina McNeil, Designated Federal Officer, Veterans Benefits Administration (28), 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, or via email at Sabrina.McNeil@ va.gov. In the communication, writers must identify themselves and state the organization, association or person(s) they represent. Because the meeting is being held in a government building, a photo I.D. must be presented at the Guard’s Desk as part of the clearance process. Due to an increase in security protocols, and in order to prevent delays in clearance processing, you should allow an additional 30 minutes before the meeting begins. Any member of the public who wishes to attend the meeting should RSVP to Sabrina McNeil at (202) 461–9618 no later than close of business, August 20, 2018, at the phone number or email address noted above. LaTonya L. Small, Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–16343 Filed 7–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 147 (Tuesday, July 31, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 37043-37044]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-16383]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

United States Mint


Request for Applications for Appointment to the Citizens Coinage 
Advisory Committee

AGENCY: United States Mint, Department of the Treasury.

ACTION: Request for applications for appointment to the Citizens 
Coinage Advisory Committee.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to United States Code, the United States Mint is 
accepting applications for appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory 
Committee (CCAC) as a member specially qualified by virtue of his or 
her experience in American history.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Betty Birdsong, Acting United States 
Mint Liaison to the CCAC, 801 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20220, or 
call 202-354-7770.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The CCAC was established to:
    [ssquf] Advise the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design 
proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, 
Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals produced by 
the United States Mint.
    [ssquf] Advise the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the 
events, persons, or places that the CCAC recommends to be commemorated 
by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar 
years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is 
made.
    [ssquf] Make recommendations with respect to the mintage level for 
any commemorative coin recommended.

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    Total membership consists of eleven voting members appointed by the 
Secretary of the Treasury:
    [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her 
education, training, or experience as nationally or internationally 
recognized curator in the United States of a numismatic collection;
    [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her 
experience in the medallic arts or sculpture;
    [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her 
education, training, or experience in American history;
    [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her 
education, training, or experience in numismatics;
    [ssquf] Three persons who can represent the interests of the 
general public in the coinage of the United States; and
    [ssquf] Four persons appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury on 
the basis of the recommendations by the House and Senate leadership.
    Members are appointed for a term of four years. No individual may 
be appointed to the CCAC while serving as an officer or employee of the 
Federal Government.
    The CCAC is subject to the direction of the Secretary of the 
Treasury. Meetings of the CCAC are open to the public and are held 
approximately four to six times per year. The United States Mint is 
responsible for providing the necessary support, technical services, 
and advice to the CCAC. CCAC members are not paid for their time or 
services, but, consistent with Federal Travel Regulations, members are 
reimbursed for their travel and lodging expenses to attend meetings. 
Members are Special Government Employees and are subject to the 
Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch (5 
CFR part 2653).
    The United States Mint will review all submissions and will forward 
its recommendations to the Secretary of the Treasury for appointment 
consideration. Candidates should include specific skills, abilities, 
talents, and credentials to support their applications. The United 
States Mint is interested in candidates who in addition to their 
experience in American history, have demonstrated interest and a 
commitment to actively participate in meetings and activities, and a 
demonstrated understanding of the role of the CCAC and the obligations 
of a Special Government Employee; possess demonstrated leadership 
skills in their fields of expertise or discipline; possess a 
demonstrated desire for public service and have a history of honorable 
professional and personal conduct, as well as successful standing in 
their communities; and who are free of professional, political, or 
financial interests that could negatively affect their ability to 
provide impartial advice.
    Application Deadline: Friday, August 24, 2018.
    Receipt of Applications: Any member of the public wishing to be 
considered for participation on the CCAC should submit a resume and 
cover letter describing his or her reasons for seeking and 
qualifications for membership, by email to [email protected] or by mail to 
the United States Mint, 801 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20220; Attn: 
Greg Weinman. Submissions must be postmarked no later than Friday, 
August 24, 2018.

Notice Concerning Delivery of First-Class and Priority Mail

    First-class mail to the United States Mint is put through an 
irradiation process to protect against biological contamination. 
Support materials put through this process may suffer irreversible 
damage. We encourage you to consider using alternate delivery services, 
especially when sending time-sensitive material.

    Dated: July 26, 2018.
David J. Ryder,
Director, United States Mint.
[FR Doc. 2018-16383 Filed 7-30-18; 8:45 am]
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