Corporation for Travel Promotion Board of Directors, 52802-52803 [2018-22673]

Download as PDF 52802 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 202 / Thursday, October 18, 2018 / Notices received pursuant to section 251 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended. Please follow the requirements set forth in EDA’s regulations at 13 CFR 315.9 for procedures to request a public hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official number and title for the program under which these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms. Irette Patterson, Program Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–22684 Filed 10–17–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Corporation for Travel Promotion Board of Directors International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Second notice of an opportunity for travel and tourism industry leaders to apply for membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce is again seeking applications from travel and tourism leaders from specific industries for membership on the Board of Directors (Board) of the Corporation for Travel Promotion (doing business as Brand USA). The purpose of the Board is to guide the Corporation for Travel Promotion on matters relating to the promotion of the United States as a travel destination and communication of travel facilitation issues, among other tasks. On July 19, 2018, the Department published in the Federal Register a ‘‘Notice of an opportunity for travel and tourism industry leaders to apply for membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion’’ (83 FR 34112), announcing membership opportunities on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. The application period closed on August 17, 2018. The Department is now reopening the application period to solicit additional applications. This notice supplements the notice of July 19, 2018. Interested parties who have already applied in response to that Federal Register notice do not need to re-apply. DATES: All applications must be received by the National Travel and Tourism Office by close of business on Friday, October 26, 2018. ADDRESSES: Please submit application information by email to CTPBoard@ trade.gov. khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:28 Oct 17, 2018 Jkt 247001 Julie Heizer, National Travel and Tourism Office, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, MS10003, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202–482–0140; email: CTPBoard@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Travel Promotion Act of 2009 (TPA) was signed into law on March 4, 2010 and was amended in July 2010 and December 2014. The TPA established the Corporation for Travel Promotion (the Corporation), as a non-profit corporation charged with the development and execution of a plan to (A) provide useful information to those interested in traveling to the United States; (B) identify and address perceptions regarding U.S. entry policies; (C) maximize economic and diplomatic benefits of travel to the United States through the use of various promotional tools; (D) ensure that international travel benefits all States and the District of Columbia, and (E) identify opportunities to promote tourism to rural and urban areas equally, including areas not traditionally visited by international travelers. The Corporation is governed by a Board of Directors, consisting of 11 members with knowledge of international travel promotion or marketing, broadly representing various regions of the United States. The TPA directs the Secretary of Commerce (after consultation with the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Secretary of State) to appoint the Board of Directors for the Corporation. On July 19, 2018, the Department published in the Federal Register a ‘‘Notice of an opportunity for travel and tourism industry leaders to apply for membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion’’ (83 FR 34112), announcing membership opportunities on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. The application period closed on August 17, 2018. The Department is now reopening the application period to solicit additional applications. This notice supplements the notice of July 19, 2018. Interested parties who have already applied in response to that Federal Register notice do not need to re-apply. At this time, the Department will be selecting four individuals with the appropriate expertise and experience from specific sectors of the travel and tourism industry to serve on the Board as follows: (A) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the hotel accommodations sector; FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (B) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience as an official of a city convention and visitors’ bureau; (C) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the restaurant sector; and (D) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience as an official of a state tourism office. To be eligible for Board membership, individuals must have international travel and tourism marketing experience, be a current or former chief executive officer, chief financial officer, or chief marketing officer or have held an equivalent management position. Additional consideration will be given to individuals who have experience working in U.S. multinational entities with marketing budgets, and/or who are audit committee financial experts as defined by the Securities and Exchange Commission (in accordance with 15 U.S.C. 7265). Individuals must be U.S. citizens, and in addition, cannot be federally registered lobbyists or registered as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. Those selected for the Board must be able to meet the time and effort commitments of the Board. Board members serve at the discretion of the Secretary of Commerce (who may remove any member of the Board for good cause). The terms of office of each member of the Board appointed by the Secretary shall be three (3) years. Board members can serve a maximum of two consecutive full three-year terms. Board members are not considered Federal government employees by virtue of their service as a member of the Board and will receive no compensation from the Federal government for their participation in Board activities. Members participating in Board meetings and events may be paid actual travel expenses and per diem by the Corporation when away from their usual places of residence. Individuals who want to be considered for appointment to the Board should submit the following information by the Friday, October 26, 2018 deadline to the address listed in the ADDRESSES section above: 1. Name, title, and personal resume of the individual requesting consideration, including address, email address and phone number. 2. A brief statement of why the person should be considered for appointment to the Board. This statement should also address the individual’s relevant international travel and tourism marketing experience and audit committee financial expertise, if any, and indicate clearly the sector or sectors E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 202 / Thursday, October 18, 2018 / Notices enumerated above in which the individual has the requisite expertise and experience. Individuals who have the requisite expertise and experience in more than one sector can be appointed for only one of those sectors. Appointments of members to the Board will be made by the Secretary of Commerce. 3. An affirmative statement that the applicant is a U.S. citizen and further, is not required to register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. Dated: October 12, 2018. Julie Heizer, Deputy Director, National Travel and Tourism Office. [FR Doc. 2018–22673 Filed 10–17–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–580–868] Large Residential Washers From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of the First Five-Year Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order on large residential washers from the Republic of Korea (Korea) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Sunset Review’’ section of this notice. DATES: Applicable October 18, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Goldberger, AD/CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202–482–4136. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Background On April 26, 2018, Commerce published the Preliminary Results of the sunset review,1 finding that dumping was likely to continue or recur if the Order 2 were revoked and determined 1 See Large Residential Washers from the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of the First Five-Year Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 83 FR 18275 (April 26, 2018) (Preliminary Results) and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum. 2 See Large Residential Washers from Mexico and the Republic of Korea: Antidumping Duty Orders, 78 FR 11148 (February 15, 2013) (Order). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:28 Oct 17, 2018 Jkt 247001 52803 that revocation of the Order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the magnitude of weighted-average margins up to 82.41 percent.3 We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. We received a case brief from LG Electronics Inc. (LGEKR), LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. (LGEUS), and LG Electronics Alabama, Inc. (LGEAI) (collectively LGE), representing the respondent interested parties on May 29, 2018, and a rebuttal brief from the domestic interested party, Whirlpool Corporation (Whirlpool), on June 4, 2018. Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the internet at https://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed and electronic versions of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Scope of the Order The products covered by the Order are all large residential washers and certain subassemblies thereof from Korea. The products are currently classifiable under subheadings 8450.20.0040 and 8450.20.0080 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Products subject to this order may also enter under HTSUS subheadings 8450.11.0040, 8450.11.0080, 8450.90.2000, and 8450.90.6000. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise subject to this scope is dispositive.4 This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to an administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. We are issuing and publishing the final results of this full sunset review, in accordance with sections 751(c)(5)(A), 752(c), and 777(i) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.218(f)(3). Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised for the final results of this sunset review are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum, dated concurrently with this final notice, which is hereby adopted by this notice. The issues discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum include the likelihood of the continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margins of dumping likely to prevail. A list of the issues addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum is included in the Appendix to this notice. The Issues and Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at https:// access.trade.gov and in the Central Records Unit, room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the 3 See Preliminary Results, 83 FR at 18276. a complete description of the Scope of the Order, see Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of First Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Large Residential Washers from the Republic of Korea,’’ dated concurrently with this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). 4 For PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Final Results of Sunset Review We determine that revocation of the AD Order on large residential washers from Korea would be likely to lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping at weighted-average margins up to 82.41 percent. Notification to Interested Parties Dated: September 4, 2018. Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum 1. Summary 2. Background 3. Scope of the Order 4. Discussion of the Issues Comment 1: Whether Commerce’s Preliminary Conclusion that Revocation of the Antidumping Order Would be Likely to Lead to Continuation or Recurrence of Dumping is Contradicted by the Evidentiary Record and Contrary to Law Comment 2: Whether Commerce’s Preliminary Conclusion that, Upon Revocation, LGE Would Engage in Dumping of 82.41 Percent is Contrary to Law and Contradicted by the Evidentiary Record 5. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2018–22635 Filed 10–17–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 202 (Thursday, October 18, 2018)]
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[FR Doc No: 2018-22673]



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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE



International Trade Administration




Corporation for Travel Promotion Board of Directors



AGENCY: International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 

Commerce.



ACTION: Second notice of an opportunity for travel and tourism industry 

leaders to apply for membership on the Board of Directors of the 

Corporation for Travel Promotion.



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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce is again seeking applications from 

travel and tourism leaders from specific industries for membership on 

the Board of Directors (Board) of the Corporation for Travel Promotion 

(doing business as Brand USA). The purpose of the Board is to guide the 

Corporation for Travel Promotion on matters relating to the promotion 

of the United States as a travel destination and communication of 

travel facilitation issues, among other tasks. On July 19, 2018, the 

Department published in the Federal Register a ``Notice of an 

opportunity for travel and tourism industry leaders to apply for 

membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel 

Promotion'' (83 FR 34112), announcing membership opportunities on the 

Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. The 

application period closed on August 17, 2018. The Department is now 

reopening the application period to solicit additional applications. 

This notice supplements the notice of July 19, 2018.

    Interested parties who have already applied in response to that 

Federal Register notice do not need to re-apply.



DATES: All applications must be received by the National Travel and 

Tourism Office by close of business on Friday, October 26, 2018.



ADDRESSES: Please submit application information by email to 

[email protected].



FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Heizer, National Travel and 

Tourism Office, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 

NW, MS10003, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202-482-0140; email: 

[email protected].



SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Travel Promotion Act of 2009 (TPA) was 

signed into law on March 4, 2010 and was amended in July 2010 and 

December 2014. The TPA established the Corporation for Travel Promotion 

(the Corporation), as a non-profit corporation charged with the 

development and execution of a plan to (A) provide useful information 

to those interested in traveling to the United States; (B) identify and 

address perceptions regarding U.S. entry policies; (C) maximize 

economic and diplomatic benefits of travel to the United States through 

the use of various promotional tools; (D) ensure that international 

travel benefits all States and the District of Columbia, and (E) 

identify opportunities to promote tourism to rural and urban areas 

equally, including areas not traditionally visited by international 

travelers.

    The Corporation is governed by a Board of Directors, consisting of 

11 members with knowledge of international travel promotion or 

marketing, broadly representing various regions of the United States. 

The TPA directs the Secretary of Commerce (after consultation with the 

Secretary of Homeland Security and the Secretary of State) to appoint 

the Board of Directors for the Corporation.

    On July 19, 2018, the Department published in the Federal Register 

a ``Notice of an opportunity for travel and tourism industry leaders to 

apply for membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for 

Travel Promotion'' (83 FR 34112), announcing membership opportunities 

on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. The 

application period closed on August 17, 2018. The Department is now 

reopening the application period to solicit additional applications. 

This notice supplements the notice of July 19, 2018. Interested parties 

who have already applied in response to that Federal Register notice do 

not need to re-apply.

    At this time, the Department will be selecting four individuals 

with the appropriate expertise and experience from specific sectors of 

the travel and tourism industry to serve on the Board as follows:

    (A) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the hotel 

accommodations sector;

    (B) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience as an 

official of a city convention and visitors' bureau;

    (C) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the 

restaurant sector; and

    (D) 1 shall have appropriate expertise and experience as an 

official of a state tourism office.

    To be eligible for Board membership, individuals must have 

international travel and tourism marketing experience, be a current or 

former chief executive officer, chief financial officer, or chief 

marketing officer or have held an equivalent management position. 

Additional consideration will be given to individuals who have 

experience working in U.S. multinational entities with marketing 

budgets, and/or who are audit committee financial experts as defined by 

the Securities and Exchange Commission (in accordance with 15 U.S.C. 

7265). Individuals must be U.S. citizens, and in addition, cannot be 

federally registered lobbyists or registered as a foreign agent under 

the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended.

    Those selected for the Board must be able to meet the time and 

effort commitments of the Board.

    Board members serve at the discretion of the Secretary of Commerce 

(who may remove any member of the Board for good cause). The terms of 

office of each member of the Board appointed by the Secretary shall be 

three (3) years. Board members can serve a maximum of two consecutive 

full three-year terms. Board members are not considered Federal 

government employees by virtue of their service as a member of the 

Board and will receive no compensation from the Federal government for 

their participation in Board activities. Members participating in Board 

meetings and events may be paid actual travel expenses and per diem by 

the Corporation when away from their usual places of residence.

    Individuals who want to be considered for appointment to the Board 

should submit the following information by the Friday, October 26, 2018 

deadline to the address listed in the ADDRESSES section above:

    1. Name, title, and personal resume of the individual requesting 

consideration, including address, email address and phone number.

    2. A brief statement of why the person should be considered for 

appointment to the Board. This statement should also address the 

individual's relevant international travel and tourism marketing 

experience and audit committee financial expertise, if any, and 

indicate clearly the sector or sectors



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enumerated above in which the individual has the requisite expertise 

and experience. Individuals who have the requisite expertise and 

experience in more than one sector can be appointed for only one of 

those sectors. Appointments of members to the Board will be made by the 

Secretary of Commerce.

    3. An affirmative statement that the applicant is a U.S. citizen 

and further, is not required to register as a foreign agent under the 

Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended.



    Dated: October 12, 2018.

Julie Heizer,

Deputy Director, National Travel and Tourism Office.

[FR Doc. 2018-22673 Filed 10-17-18; 8:45 am]

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