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Download as PDF 9528 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 29 / Tuesday, February 16, 2021 / Notices respective fields. FEMA seeks to appoint individuals to seven (7) discipline-specific positions on the NAC and up to four (4) members as Administrator Selections. If other positions open during the application and selection period, FEMA may select qualified candidates from the pool of applications. Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,000. Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 10,000. Estimated Time per Response: 3 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 500 hours. Type of Information Collection: Customer Surveys. Estimated Number of Respondents: 290,000. Estimated Numbers of Annual Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 290,000. Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 24,490. FEMA will accept applications until 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on March 12, 2021. DATES: Dated: February 9, 2021. Seth D. Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2021–02998 Filed 2–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2007–0008] Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Committee management; request for applicants for appointment to the National Advisory Council. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requests that qualified individuals 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 developing and revising 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 thirty-five (35) members, all of whom are experts and leaders in their khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: 17:04 Feb 12, 2021 Rob Long, 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; email FEMA-NAC@fema.dhs.gov. For more information on the NAC, including membership application instructions, visit https:// www.fema.gov/national-advisorycouncil. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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: Cybersecurity (Special Government Employee (SGE)); Communications (SGE); In-Patient Medical Providers (SGE); Elected Local Officials (Representative); Emergency Management (Representative); and two open positions for Emergency Response Providers (Representatives). The Administrator may appoint up to four (4) additional candidates to serve as FEMA Administrator Selections (as SGE appointments). Please visit https:// www.fema.gov/membershipapplications for further information on expertise required to fill these positions. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: National Advisory Council VerDate Sep<11>2014 Please submit application packages via email to 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. 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. ADDRESSES: Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Appointments will be for three-year terms commencing December 2021. 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 would like to be considered for appointment to the NAC, please submit an application package to the Office of the NAC as listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. The NAC does not provide a formal application form; however, each electronic 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; • A summary of the most important accomplishments that qualify you to serve on the NAC, in the form of three to five (3–5) bullets in less than 75 words total; • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV); and • One Letter of Recommendation addressed to the Office of the NAC. Your application package must be less than eight (8) pages to be considered by FEMA. Information contained in your application package should indicate clearly 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 an SGE as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, U.S.C., as a Representative member, or as an RGE. SGEs speak in a personal capacity 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 new entrant Confidential Financial Disclosure Form (Office of Government Ethics (OGE) Form 450) each year. You can find this form at the Office of E:\FR\FM\16FEN1.SGM 16FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 29 / Tuesday, February 16, 2021 / Notices 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 commitment for subcommittee participation to be two (2) hours per week (more for NAC leadership). DHS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political affiliation, 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. MaryAnn Tierney, Acting Deputy Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2021–03060 Filed 2–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–48–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket No. CISA–2021–0001] Notice of the President’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council Meeting Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) meeting; request for comments. AGENCY: CISA announces a public meeting of the President’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC). To facilitate public participation, CISA invites public comments on the agenda items and any associated briefing materials to be considered by the council at the meeting. DATES: Meeting Registration: Individual registration to attend the meeting by phone is required and must be received khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Feb 12, 2021 Jkt 253001 no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on Monday, March 1, 2021. For more information on how to participate, please contact NIAC@cisa.dhs.gov. Speaker Registration: Individuals may register to speak during the meeting’s public comment period. The registration must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on Monday, March 1, 2021. Written Comments: Written comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on Monday, February 22, 2021. Meeting Date: The meeting will be held on Thursday, March 4, 2021 from 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. EST. The meeting may close early if the council has completed its business. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held remotely via conference call. For access to the conference call bridge, information on services for individuals with disabilities, or to request special assistance to participate, please email NIAC@cisa.dhs.gov by 5:00 p.m. EST on Monday, March 1, 2021. Comments: Written comments may be submitted on the issues to be considered by the NIAC as described in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below and any briefing materials for the meeting. Any briefing materials that will be presented at the meeting will be made publicly available before the meeting at the following website: www.cisa.gov/niac. Comments identified by docket number CISA–2020–0017 may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting written comments. • Email: NIAC@cisa.dhs.gov. Include docket number CISA–2020–0017 in the subject line of the message. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number for this notice. All written comments received will be posted without alteration at www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. For detailed instructions on sending comments and additional information on participating in the upcoming NIAC meeting, see the Public Participation heading of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. Docket: For access to the docket and comments received by the NIAC, go to www.regulations.gov and enter docket number CISA–2020–0017. A public comment period is scheduled to be held during the meeting from 2:35 p.m.–2:45 p.m. EST. Speakers who wish to participate in the public comment period must register by PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9529 emailing NIAC@cisa.dhs.gov. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to three minutes and will speak in order of registration. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last request for comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel Liang, Rachel.Liang@ cisa.dhs.gov; 202–936–8300. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NIAC is established under Section 10 of E.O. 13231 issued on October 16, 2001. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. Appendix (Pub. L. 92– 463). The NIAC shall provide the President, through the Secretary of Homeland Security, with advice on the security and resilience of the Nation’s critical infrastructure sectors. Agenda: The NIAC will meet in an open meeting on Thursday, March 4, 2021, to discuss the following agenda items: I. Opening of Meeting II. Roll Call of Members III. Opening Remarks IV. Supply Chain Panel Discussion V. Workforce and Talent Management Study Update VI. NIAC Member Roundtable Discussion VII. Public Comment VIII. Closing Remarks IX. Adjournment Public Participation Meeting Registration Information Requests to attend via conference call will be accepted and processed in the order in which they are received. Individuals may register to attend the NIAC meeting by phone by sending an email to NIAC@cisa.dhs.gov. Public Comment While this meeting is open to the public, participation in FACA deliberations are limited to council members. A public comment period will be held during the meeting from approximately 2:35 p.m.–2:45 p.m. EST. Speakers who wish to comment must register in advance and can do so by emailing NIAC@cisa.dhs.gov no later than Monday, March 1, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. EST. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to three minutes. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 29 (Tuesday, February 16, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9528-9529]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-03060]


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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, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: Committee management; request for applicants for appointment to 
the National Advisory Council.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requests that 
qualified individuals 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 developing and revising 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 thirty-five (35) members, all 
of whom are experts and leaders in their respective fields. FEMA seeks 
to appoint individuals to seven (7) discipline-specific positions on 
the NAC and up to four (4) 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. Eastern Time on 
March 12, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Please submit application packages via email to [email protected]. Save materials in one file using the naming 
convention, ``Last Name_First Name_NAC Application'' and attach to the 
email. 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: Rob Long, 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; email [email protected]. For more information on the NAC, 
including membership application instructions, visit https://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: Cybersecurity 
(Special Government Employee (SGE)); Communications (SGE); In-Patient 
Medical Providers (SGE); Elected Local Officials (Representative); 
Emergency Management (Representative); and two open positions for 
Emergency Response Providers (Representatives). The Administrator may 
appoint up to four (4) additional candidates to serve as FEMA 
Administrator Selections (as SGE appointments). Please visit https://www.fema.gov/membership-applications for further information on 
expertise required to fill these positions. Appointments will be for 
three-year terms commencing December 2021.
    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 would like to be considered 
for appointment to the NAC, please submit an application package to the 
Office of the NAC as listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. 
The NAC does not provide a formal application form; however, each 
electronic 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;
     A summary of the most important accomplishments that 
qualify you to serve on the NAC, in the form of three to five (3-5) 
bullets in less than 75 words total;
     Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV); and
     One Letter of Recommendation addressed to the Office of 
the NAC.
    Your application package must be less than eight (8) pages to be 
considered by FEMA. Information contained in your application package 
should indicate clearly 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 an SGE as defined in section 202(a) 
of title 18, U.S.C., as a Representative member, or as an RGE. SGEs 
speak in a personal capacity 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 
new entrant Confidential Financial Disclosure Form (Office of 
Government Ethics (OGE) Form 450) each year. You can find this form at 
the Office of

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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 commitment for subcommittee participation to 
be two (2) hours per week (more for NAC leadership).
    DHS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, 
sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital 
status, political affiliation, 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.

MaryAnn Tierney,
Acting Deputy Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2021-03060 Filed 2-12-21; 8:45 am]
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