Corporation for Travel Promotion Board of Directors, 34717-34718 [2021-13881]

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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. DATES: All applications must be received by the National Travel and Tourism Office by close of business on Friday, September 10, 2021. ADDRESSES: Please submit application information by email to CTPBoard@ trade.gov. SUMMARY: Julie Heizer, National Travel and Tourism Office, U.S. Department of Commerce; 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, December 2014, and again in December 2019. The FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34717 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 misperceptions regarding U.S. entry policies; (C) maximize economic and diplomatic benefits of travel to the United States through the use of various promotional activities; (D) ensure that international travel benefits all States, territories of the United States, and the District of Columbia, and identify opportunities to promote tourism to rural and urban areas equally, including areas not traditionally visited by international travelers; (E) give priority to countries and populations most likely to travel to the United States; and (F) promote tourism to the United States through digital media, online platforms, and other appropriate media. 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. 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: 1. One (1) shall have appropriate expertise and experience as an official of a city convention and visitors’ bureau; 2. One (1) shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the hotel accommodations sector; 3. One (1) shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the restaurant or foodservice sector; and 4. One (1) shall have appropriate expertise and experience as an official of a State tourism office. To be eligible for Board membership, individuals must have knowledge of international travel and tourism promotion or marketing and 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 E:\FR\FM\30JNN1.SGM 30JNN1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 34718 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 123 / Wednesday, June 30, 2021 / Notices 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 term 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 members 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, September 10, 2021 deadline to the email 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 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 (1) is a U.S. citizen, (2) is not a federally-registered lobbyist and further, (3) is not required to register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. 4. A statement of whether the applicant is or is not an audit committee financial expert as defined by the Securities and Exchange Commission (in accordance with 15 U.S.C. 7265). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Jun 29, 2021 Jkt 253001 Dated: June 24, 2021. Julie Heizer, Deputy Director, National Travel and Tourism Office. [FR Doc. 2021–13881 Filed 6–29–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–580–837] Certain Cut-To-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2019 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that certain exporters/producers of certain cut-to-length plate from the Republic of Korea (Korea) received countervailable subsidies during the period of review (POR), January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019. DATES: Applicable June 30, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Conniff, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1009. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On February 10, 2000, Commerce published in the Federal Register the countervailing duty (CVD) order on CTL Plate from Korea.1 On April 20, 2020, Commerce published in the Federal Register its initiation of the CVD administrative review of the Order for the period of January 1, 2019, to December 31, 2019.2 On May 6, 2020, Commerce selected Hyundai Steel Co., Ltd. (Hyundai Steel) as the sole mandatory respondent in this 1 See Notice of Amended Final Determinations: Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate from India and the Republic of Korea; and Notice of Countervailing Duty Orders: Certain Cut-ToLength Carbon-Quality Steel Plate from France, India, Indonesia, Italy, and the Republic of Korea, 65 FR 6587 (February 10, 2000) (Order). 2 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 85 FR 19730 (April 20, 2020) (Initiation Notice). The Initiation Notice lists the company name Hyundai Steel Co., Ltd. (as requested by the petitioners) and Hyundai Steel Company (as requested by the firm itself). For purposes of this notice, we are treating both firms as the same company and hereinafter refer to them as Hyundai Steel. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 administrative review.3 On June 10, 2020, Commerce declined to select Dongkuk Steel Mill Co., Ltd. (DSM) as a voluntary respondent in this review.4 On April 26, 2021, Commerce initiated on new subsidy allegations on two programs.5 Commerce tolled all deadlines in administrative reviews by 50 days on April 24, 2020,6 and by an additional 60 days on July 22, 2020.7 On January 29, 2021, Commerce extended the deadline for issuance of the preliminary results of this review by 120 days, until June 18, 2021, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(h)(2).8 For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this review, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.9 A list of topics discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included in the Appendix to this notice. The Preliminary 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. In addition, a complete version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/ frn/. Scope of the Order The product covered by this order is certain cut-to-length carbon-quality steel 3 See Memorandum, ‘‘Countervailing Duty Administrative Review of Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate from the Republic of Korea: Selection of Respondents for Individual Examination,’’ dated May 6, 2020. 4 See Memorandum, ‘‘Administrative Review of the Countervailing Duty (CVD) Order on Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate (CTL Plate) from the Republic of Korea (Korea),’’ dated June 10, 2020. 5 See Memorandum, ‘‘Administrative Review of the Countervailing Duty Order on Certain Cut-ToLength Carbon-Quality Steel Plate from the Republic of Korea: New Subsidy Allegations,’’ dated April 26, 2021. 6 See Memorandum, ‘‘Tolling of Deadlines for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews in Response to Operational Adjustments Due to COVID–19,’’ dated April 24, 2020. 7 See Memorandum, ‘‘Tolling of Deadlines for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews,’’ dated July 22, 2020. 8 See Memorandum, ‘‘Cut-to-Length Carbon Quality Steel Plate from the Republic of Korea: Extension of Deadline for Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review,’’ dated January 29, 2021. 9 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results of the Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, 2019: Cut-to-Length Carbon Quality Steel Plate from the Republic of Korea from the Republic of Korea,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 123 (Wednesday, June 30, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 34717-34718]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-13881]


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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: 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 currently seeking applications 
from travel and tourism leaders from specific industry sectors 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.

DATES: All applications must be received by the National Travel and 
Tourism Office by close of business on Friday, September 10, 2021.

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; 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, December 
2014, and again in December 2019. 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 misperceptions regarding U.S. entry 
policies; (C) maximize economic and diplomatic benefits of travel to 
the United States through the use of various promotional activities; 
(D) ensure that international travel benefits all States, territories 
of the United States, and the District of Columbia, and identify 
opportunities to promote tourism to rural and urban areas equally, 
including areas not traditionally visited by international travelers; 
(E) give priority to countries and populations most likely to travel to 
the United States; and (F) promote tourism to the United States through 
digital media, online platforms, and other appropriate media.
    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.
    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:
    1. One (1) shall have appropriate expertise and experience as an 
official of a city convention and visitors' bureau;
    2. One (1) shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the 
hotel accommodations sector;
    3. One (1) shall have appropriate expertise and experience in the 
restaurant or foodservice sector; and
    4. One (1) shall have appropriate expertise and experience as an 
official of a State tourism office.
    To be eligible for Board membership, individuals must have 
knowledge of international travel and tourism promotion or marketing 
and 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

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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 term 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 members 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, September 10, 
2021 deadline to the email 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 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 (1) is a U.S. 
citizen, (2) is not a federally-registered lobbyist and further, (3) is 
not required to register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents 
Registration Act of 1938, as amended.
    4. A statement of whether the applicant is or is not an audit 
committee financial expert as defined by the Securities and Exchange 
Commission (in accordance with 15 U.S.C. 7265).

    Dated: June 24, 2021.
Julie Heizer,
Deputy Director, National Travel and Tourism Office.
[FR Doc. 2021-13881 Filed 6-29-21; 8:45 am]
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