Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, 14613 [2021-05505]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 50 / Wednesday, March 17, 2021 / Notices Dated: March 11, 2021. Amy Sloan, Acting Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–05446 Filed 3–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Call for applications to serve on Advisory Committee. AGENCY: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is seeking applications from persons interested in serving on the Department of Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (CSMAC or committee) for two-year terms. The CSMAC provides advice to the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and NTIA Administrator on spectrum policy matters. DATES: Applications must be postmarked or electronically transmitted on or before April 16, 2021. ADDRESSES: Persons may submit applications, with the information specified below, to Antonio Richardson, Designated Federal Officer, by email to arichardson@ntia.gov (preferred) or by U.S. mail or commercial delivery service to Office of Spectrum Management, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 4600, Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Antonio Richardson at (202) 482–4156 or arichardson@ntia.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee is chartered by the Department of Commerce under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and pursuant to Section 105(b) of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act, as amended, 47 U.S.C. 904(b). The committee will continue as provided in Executive Order 13889 effective September 27, 2019. The Department of Commerce re-chartered the CSMAC on October 1, 2019, for a two-year period. The CSMAC advises the Assistant jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Mar 16, 2021 Jkt 253001 Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information on a broad range of issues regarding spectrum policy. In particular, the current charter provides that the committee will provide advice and recommendations on needed reforms to domestic spectrum policies and management in order to: License radio frequencies in a way that maximizes their public benefit; keep wireless networks as open to innovation as possible; and make wireless services available to all Americans. The CSMAC functions solely as an advisory body in compliance with the FACA. Additional information about the CSMAC and its activities may be found at http:// www.ntia.gov/category/csmac. Under the terms of the committee’s charter, it will have no fewer than five (5) members and no more than thirty (30) members. The members serve on the CSMAC in the capacity of Special Government Employee (SGE). As SGEs, members must comply with certain federal conflict of interest statutes and ethics regulations, including some financial disclosure requirements. Members will not receive compensation or reimbursement for travel or for per diem expenses. No member may be a registered federal lobbyist pursuant to the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (codified at 2 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.). See Office of Management and Budget, Revised Guidance on Appointment of Lobbyists to Federal Advisory Committees, Boards, and Commissions, 79 FR 47482 (Aug. 13, 2014). No member may be an agent of a foreign principal required to register pursuant to the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended (codified at 22 U.S.C. 611 et seq.). The Secretary of Commerce appoints members of the committee who serve at the Secretary’s pleasure and discretion for up to a two-year term and may be reappointed for additional terms. NTIA currently seeks applicants for new twoyear terms that will commence in approximately April 2021 and continue for two years, subject to the anticipated timely renewal of the committee’s charter or its termination by proper authority. The committee’s membership will be fairly balanced in terms of the points of view represented by members and the functions to be performed. Accordingly, its membership will reflect a crosssection of interests in spectrum management and policy, including nonfederal spectrum users; state, regional, and local sectors; technology developers and manufacturers; academia; civil society; and service providers with customers in both domestic and PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14613 international markets. 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Each application must include the applicant’s full name, address, telephone number, and email address, along with a summary of the applicant’s qualifications that identifies, with specificity, how his or her education, training, experience, expertise, or other factors would support the CSMAC’s work and how his or her participation would help achieve the balance factors described above. Each application must also include a detailed resume or curriculum vitae. Dated: March 12, 2021. Kathy D. Smith, Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration. [FR Doc. 2021–05505 Filed 3–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–10–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Army Corps of Engineers Sunshine Act Meetings; Agency Holding the Meetings: Mississippi River Commission TIME AND DATE: 9:00 a.m., April 12, 2021. On board MISSISSIPPI V at New Madrid City Front, New Madrid, Missouri. STATUS: Open to the public. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information Administration


Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee

AGENCY: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Call for applications to serve on Advisory Committee.

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SUMMARY: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration 
(NTIA) is seeking applications from persons interested in serving on 
the Department of Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee 
(CSMAC or committee) for two-year terms. The CSMAC provides advice to 
the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and NTIA 
Administrator on spectrum policy matters.

DATES: Applications must be postmarked or electronically transmitted on 
or before April 16, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Persons may submit applications, with the information 
specified below, to Antonio Richardson, Designated Federal Officer, by 
email to [email protected] (preferred) or by U.S. mail or commercial 
delivery service to Office of Spectrum Management, National 
Telecommunications and Information Administration, 1401 Constitution 
Avenue NW, Room 4600, Washington, DC 20230.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Antonio Richardson at (202) 482-4156 
or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory 
Committee is chartered by the Department of Commerce under the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and pursuant to Section 
105(b) of the National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration Organization Act, as amended, 47 U.S.C. 904(b). The 
committee will continue as provided in Executive Order 13889 effective 
September 27, 2019. The Department of Commerce re-chartered the CSMAC 
on October 1, 2019, for a two-year period. The CSMAC advises the 
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information on a 
broad range of issues regarding spectrum policy. In particular, the 
current charter provides that the committee will provide advice and 
recommendations on needed reforms to domestic spectrum policies and 
management in order to: License radio frequencies in a way that 
maximizes their public benefit; keep wireless networks as open to 
innovation as possible; and make wireless services available to all 
Americans. The CSMAC functions solely as an advisory body in compliance 
with the FACA. Additional information about the CSMAC and its 
activities may be found at http://www.ntia.gov/category/csmac.
    Under the terms of the committee's charter, it will have no fewer 
than five (5) members and no more than thirty (30) members. The members 
serve on the CSMAC in the capacity of Special Government Employee 
(SGE). As SGEs, members must comply with certain federal conflict of 
interest statutes and ethics regulations, including some financial 
disclosure requirements. Members will not receive compensation or 
reimbursement for travel or for per diem expenses. No member may be a 
registered federal lobbyist pursuant to the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 
1995 (codified at 2 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.). See Office of Management and 
Budget, Revised Guidance on Appointment of Lobbyists to Federal 
Advisory Committees, Boards, and Commissions, 79 FR 47482 (Aug. 13, 
2014). No member may be an agent of a foreign principal required to 
register pursuant to the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as 
amended (codified at 22 U.S.C. 611 et seq.).
    The Secretary of Commerce appoints members of the committee who 
serve at the Secretary's pleasure and discretion for up to a two-year 
term and may be reappointed for additional terms. NTIA currently seeks 
applicants for new two-year terms that will commence in approximately 
April 2021 and continue for two years, subject to the anticipated 
timely renewal of the committee's charter or its termination by proper 
authority.
    The committee's membership will be fairly balanced in terms of the 
points of view represented by members and the functions to be 
performed. Accordingly, its membership will reflect a cross-section of 
interests in spectrum management and policy, including non-federal 
spectrum users; state, regional, and local sectors; technology 
developers and manufacturers; academia; civil society; and service 
providers with customers in both domestic and international markets. A 
description of factors that will be considered to determine each 
applicant's expertise is contained in the committee's Membership 
Balance Plan (available at http://www.ntia.gov/other-publication/2019/csmac-membership-balance-plan).
    In particular, NTIA seeks applicants with strong technical and 
engineering knowledge and experience, familiarity with commercial or 
private wireless technologies and associated businesses, or expertise 
with specific applications of wireless technologies. The Secretary may 
consider factors including, but not limited to, educational background, 
past work or academic accomplishments, and the industry sector in which 
a member is currently or previously employed. All appointments are made 
without discrimination on the basis of age, ethnicity, gender, sexual 
orientation, disability, cultural, religious, or socioeconomic status.
    Each application must include the applicant's full name, address, 
telephone number, and email address, along with a summary of the 
applicant's qualifications that identifies, with specificity, how his 
or her education, training, experience, expertise, or other factors 
would support the CSMAC's work and how his or her participation would 
help achieve the balance factors described above. Each application must 
also include a detailed resume or curriculum vitae.

    Dated: March 12, 2021.
Kathy D. Smith,
Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2021-05505 Filed 3-16-21; 8:45 am]
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