Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC), Notice of Reestablishment and Solicitation of Nominations for Membership, 48420 [2018-20774]

Download as PDF 48420 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 186 / Tuesday, September 25, 2018 / Notices space and scheduling constraints permit. Contacts U.S. Trade Americas Team Contact Information Diego Gattesco, Director, U.S. Commercial Service—Wheeling, WV, Diego.Gattesco@trade.gov, Tel: 304– 243–5493. Dakshina Voetsch, Argentina Desk Officer, U.S. Commercial Service— Washington, DC, Dakshina.Voetsch@ trade.gov, Tel: 202–482–470. Southern Cone Region Contact Information Rick de Lambert, Regional Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Commercial Service—U.S. Embassy, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Rick.DeLambert@trade.gov. Tiara Hampton-Diggs, Trade Promotion Programs. [FR Doc. 2018–20805 Filed 9–24–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC), Notice of Reestablishment and Solicitation of Nominations for Membership International Trade Administration, DOC. ACTION: Notice of reestablishment of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC) and solicitation of nominations for membership. AGENCY: Pursuant to provisions under Title IV of the Jobs Through Trade Expansion Act, and under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Commerce announces the reestablishment of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC), as of August 16, 2018. ETTAC was first chartered on May 31, 1994. ETTAC serves as an advisory body to the Environmental Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC), reporting directly to the Secretary of Commerce in his/her capacity as Chairman of the TPCC. ETTAC advises on the development and administration of policies and programs to expand U.S. exports of environmental technologies, goods, and services. DATES: Nominations for membership must be received on or before October 19, 2018. ADDRESSES: Please send nominations by post, email, or fax to the attention of daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Sep 24, 2018 Jkt 244001 Amy Kreps, Designated Federal Officer/ ETTAC, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 28018, Washington, DC 20230; phone 202–482–3835; email amy.kreps@trade.gov; fax 202–482– 5665. Electronic responses should be submitted in Microsoft Word format. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Nominations: The Secretary of Commerce invites nominations to ETTAC of U.S. citizens who will represent U.S. environmental goods and services companies that trade internationally, or trade associations and non-profit organizations whose members include U.S. companies that trade internationally. Companies must be at least 51 percent owned by U.S. persons. No member may represent a company that is majority-owned or controlled by a foreign government entity or foreign government entities. Membership in a committee operating under the Federal Advisory Committee Act must be balanced in terms of economic subsector, geographic location, and company size. Committee members serve in a representative capacity and must be able to generally represent the views and interests of a certain subsector of the U.S. environmental industry. Candidates should be senior executive-level representatives from environmental technology companies, trade associations, and non-profit organizations. Members of the ETTAC must have experience in the exportation of environmental goods and/or services, including: (1) Air pollution control and monitoring technologies; (2) Analytic devices and services; (3) Environmental engineering and consulting services; (4) Financial services relevant to the environmental sector; (5) Process and pollution prevention technologies; (7) Solid and hazardous waste management technologies; and/or (8) Water and wastewater treatment technologies. Nominees will be evaluated based upon their ability to carry out the goals of the ETTAC’s enabling legislation. A copy of ETTAC’s current Charter is available on www.export.gov/ettac. Appointments will be made to create a balanced Committee in terms of subsector representation, product lines, firm size, geographic area, and other criteria. Nominees must be U.S. citizens. All appointments are made without regard to political affiliation. Members PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 shall serve at the pleasure of the Secretary from the date of appointment to the Committee to the date on which the Committee’s charter terminates (normally two years). If you are interested in becoming a member of ETTAC, please provide the following information (2 pages maximum): (1) Name (2) Title (3) Work phone; fax; and email address (4) Organization name and address, including website address (5) Short biography of nominee, including written certification of U.S. citizenship (this may take form of the statement ‘‘I am a citizen of the United States’’) and a list of citizenships of foreign countries (6) Brief description of the organization and its business activities, including (7) Company size (number of employees and annual sales) (8) Exporting experience. (9) An affirmative statement that the nominee will be able to meet the expected time commitments of Committee work. Committee work includes (1) attending in-person committee meetings approximately four times per year, (2) undertaking additional work outside of full committee meetings including subcommittee conference calls or meetings as needed, and (3) drafting or commenting on proposed recommendations to be evaluated at Committee meetings. Please do not send company or trade association brochures or any other information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Amy Kreps, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, Room 28018, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. (Phone: 202–482–3835; Fax: 202–482–5665; email: amy.kreps@trade.gov). Dated: September 13, 2018. Edward O’Malley, Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC), 
Notice of Reestablishment and Solicitation of Nominations for 
Membership

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, DOC.

ACTION: Notice of reestablishment of the Environmental Technologies 
Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC) and solicitation of nominations for 
membership.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to provisions under Title IV of the Jobs Through 
Trade Expansion Act, and under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the 
Department of Commerce announces the reestablishment of the 
Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC), as of 
August 16, 2018. ETTAC was first chartered on May 31, 1994. ETTAC 
serves as an advisory body to the Environmental Trade Working Group of 
the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC), reporting directly 
to the Secretary of Commerce in his/her capacity as Chairman of the 
TPCC. ETTAC advises on the development and administration of policies 
and programs to expand U.S. exports of environmental technologies, 
goods, and services.

DATES: Nominations for membership must be received on or before October 
19, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Please send nominations by post, email, or fax to the 
attention of Amy Kreps, Designated Federal Officer/ETTAC, Office of 
Energy & Environmental Industries, International Trade Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 28018, 
Washington, DC 20230; phone 202-482-3835; email [email protected]; 
fax 202-482-5665. Electronic responses should be submitted in Microsoft 
Word format.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Nominations: The Secretary of Commerce 
invites nominations to ETTAC of U.S. citizens who will represent U.S. 
environmental goods and services companies that trade internationally, 
or trade associations and non-profit organizations whose members 
include U.S. companies that trade internationally. Companies must be at 
least 51 percent owned by U.S. persons. No member may represent a 
company that is majority-owned or controlled by a foreign government 
entity or foreign government entities.
    Membership in a committee operating under the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act must be balanced in terms of economic subsector, 
geographic location, and company size. Committee members serve in a 
representative capacity and must be able to generally represent the 
views and interests of a certain subsector of the U.S. environmental 
industry. Candidates should be senior executive-level representatives 
from environmental technology companies, trade associations, and non-
profit organizations. Members of the ETTAC must have experience in the 
exportation of environmental goods and/or services, including:
    (1) Air pollution control and monitoring technologies;
    (2) Analytic devices and services;
    (3) Environmental engineering and consulting services;
    (4) Financial services relevant to the environmental sector;
    (5) Process and pollution prevention technologies;
    (7) Solid and hazardous waste management technologies; and/or
    (8) Water and wastewater treatment technologies.
    Nominees will be evaluated based upon their ability to carry out 
the goals of the ETTAC's enabling legislation. A copy of ETTAC's 
current Charter is available on www.export.gov/ettac. Appointments will 
be made to create a balanced Committee in terms of subsector 
representation, product lines, firm size, geographic area, and other 
criteria. Nominees must be U.S. citizens. All appointments are made 
without regard to political affiliation. Members shall serve at the 
pleasure of the Secretary from the date of appointment to the Committee 
to the date on which the Committee's charter terminates (normally two 
years).
    If you are interested in becoming a member of ETTAC, please provide 
the following information (2 pages maximum):
    (1) Name
    (2) Title
    (3) Work phone; fax; and email address
    (4) Organization name and address, including website address
    (5) Short biography of nominee, including written certification of 
U.S. citizenship (this may take form of the statement ``I am a citizen 
of the United States'') and a list of citizenships of foreign countries
    (6) Brief description of the organization and its business 
activities, including
    (7) Company size (number of employees and annual sales)
    (8) Exporting experience.
    (9) An affirmative statement that the nominee will be able to meet 
the expected time commitments of Committee work. Committee work 
includes (1) attending in-person committee meetings approximately four 
times per year, (2) undertaking additional work outside of full 
committee meetings including subcommittee conference calls or meetings 
as needed, and (3) drafting or commenting on proposed recommendations 
to be evaluated at Committee meetings. Please do not send company or 
trade association brochures or any other information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Amy Kreps, Office of Energy & 
Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, 
Room 28018, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. (Phone: 
202-482-3835; Fax: 202-482-5665; email: [email protected]).

    Dated: September 13, 2018.
Edward O'Malley,
Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries.
[FR Doc. 2018-20774 Filed 9-24-18; 8:45 am]
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