Request for Nominations for the Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee, 51864-51865 [2021-20139]

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[FR Doc. 2021–20124 Filed 9–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–BS–P PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Economic Analysis Request for Nominations for the Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of request for nominations. AGENCY: The Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) requests nominations of individuals to the Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee (BEAAC). The Director will consider nominations received in response to this notice, as well as from other sources. DATES: Please submit nominations by October 15, 2021. The Bureau of Economic Analysis will retain nominations received after this date for consideration should additional vacancies occur. ADDRESSES: Please submit nominations by email to Gianna.Marrone@bea.gov (subject line ‘‘BEAAC Nominations’’). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gianna Marrone, Committee Management Official, Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, telephone 301–278–9282, email: Gianna.Marrone@bea.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established September 2, 1999. The Committee advises the Director of BEA on matters related to the development and improvement of BEA’s national, regional, industry, and international economic accounts, with a focus on new and rapidly growing areas of the U.S. economy. The Committee provides recommendations from the perspectives of the economics profession, business, and government. SUMMARY: Objectives and Scope of BEAAC Activities The Committee provides advice and comments on current and proposed BEA projects from the perspective of a broad range of highly knowledgeable users of economic statistics. This is the most effective means of obtaining valuable feedback on new data products and improvements to BEA’s existing statistics. 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Members shall not reference or otherwise utilize their membership on the Committee in connection with public statements made in their personal capacities without a disclaimer that the views expressed are their own and do not represent the views of the Committee, BEA, or the Department of Commerce. Committee members will serve for a term up to three years. All members will be reevaluated at the conclusion of the term with the prospect of renewal for an additional term. Active attendance and participation in meetings and activities (e.g., conference calls and assignments) will be factors considered when determining term renewal or membership continuance. Members may be appointed for no more than three consecutive terms. Appointments may be for one, two, or three years to provide staggered terms. BEAAC Membership Compensation for Members Committee members shall serve without compensation, but may, upon request, be reimbursed travel expenses, including per diem, as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5701 et seq. Because Committee members will not have access to classified information, no security clearances are required. The Committee will consist of approximately 15 members who are appointed by and serve at the discretion of the Director of BEA. The Committee chairperson will be selected by the Director of BEA. Members will be selected on a clear, standardized basis, in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce guidance. Committee members will be from business, academia, research, government, and international organizations, and they must be acknowledged experts in relevant fields, such as economics, statistics, and economic accounting. The Committee aims to have a balanced representation among its members, considering such factors as geography, age, sex, race, ethnicity, technical expertise, community involvement, and knowledge of BEA programs and/or activities. Individuals will be selected based on their expertise in or representation of specific areas as needed by the BEA. Committee members will be considered ‘‘special government employees’’ (SGEs) and, therefore, will be subject to the ethical standards applicable to SGEs. Solicitation of Nominations The Committee is currently filling one or more positions on the BEAAC. The Director will consider nominations of all qualified individuals to ensure that the Committee includes the areas of experience noted above. Individuals may nominate themselves or other individuals, and professional associations and organizations may nominate one or more qualified persons for membership on the Committee. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 178 (Friday, September 17, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51864-51865]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Economic Analysis


Request for Nominations for the Bureau of Economic Analysis 
Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of request for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) requests 
nominations of individuals to the Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory 
Committee (BEAAC). The Director will consider nominations received in 
response to this notice, as well as from other sources.

DATES: Please submit nominations by October 15, 2021. The Bureau of 
Economic Analysis will retain nominations received after this date for 
consideration should additional vacancies occur.

ADDRESSES: Please submit nominations by email to [email protected] 
(subject line ``BEAAC Nominations'').

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gianna Marrone, Committee Management 
Official, Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, 
telephone 301-278-9282, email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established September 2, 
1999. The Committee advises the Director of BEA on matters related to 
the development and improvement of BEA's national, regional, industry, 
and international economic accounts, with a focus on new and rapidly 
growing areas of the U.S. economy. The Committee provides 
recommendations from the perspectives of the economics profession, 
business, and government.

Objectives and Scope of BEAAC Activities

    The Committee provides advice and comments on current and proposed 
BEA projects from the perspective of a broad range of highly 
knowledgeable users of economic statistics. This is the most effective 
means of obtaining valuable feedback on new data products and 
improvements to BEA's existing statistics. The credibility of BEA's 
economic statistics is enhanced by the endorsement of this prestigious 
committee.

Description of the BEAAC Member Duties

    The Committee functions solely as an advisory committee to the 
Director of BEA. The Committee will function

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solely as an advisory body, in accordance with FACA, to advise BEA on 
topics selected by BEA in consultation with the Committee chairperson.
    The Committee meets once or twice a year, budget permitting. 
Additional meetings may be held as deemed necessary by the Director or 
the Designated Federal Official. All Committee meetings are open to the 
public in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act.
    Members shall not reference or otherwise utilize their membership 
on the Committee in connection with public statements made in their 
personal capacities without a disclaimer that the views expressed are 
their own and do not represent the views of the Committee, BEA, or the 
Department of Commerce.

BEAAC Membership

    The Committee will consist of approximately 15 members who are 
appointed by and serve at the discretion of the Director of BEA. The 
Committee chairperson will be selected by the Director of BEA. Members 
will be selected on a clear, standardized basis, in accordance with 
applicable Department of Commerce guidance. Committee members will be 
from business, academia, research, government, and international 
organizations, and they must be acknowledged experts in relevant 
fields, such as economics, statistics, and economic accounting.
    The Committee aims to have a balanced representation among its 
members, considering such factors as geography, age, sex, race, 
ethnicity, technical expertise, community involvement, and knowledge of 
BEA programs and/or activities. Individuals will be selected based on 
their expertise in or representation of specific areas as needed by the 
BEA.
    Committee members will be considered ``special government 
employees'' (SGEs) and, therefore, will be subject to the ethical 
standards applicable to SGEs.
    Committee members will serve for a term up to three years. All 
members will be reevaluated at the conclusion of the term with the 
prospect of renewal for an additional term. Active attendance and 
participation in meetings and activities (e.g., conference calls and 
assignments) will be factors considered when determining term renewal 
or membership continuance. Members may be appointed for no more than 
three consecutive terms. Appointments may be for one, two, or three 
years to provide staggered terms.

Compensation for Members

    Committee members shall serve without compensation, but may, upon 
request, be reimbursed travel expenses, including per diem, as 
authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5701 et seq. Because Committee members will not 
have access to classified information, no security clearances are 
required.

Solicitation of Nominations

    The Committee is currently filling one or more positions on the 
BEAAC.
    The Director will consider nominations of all qualified individuals 
to ensure that the Committee includes the areas of experience noted 
above. Individuals may nominate themselves or other individuals, and 
professional associations and organizations may nominate one or more 
qualified persons for membership on the Committee. Nominations shall 
state that the nominee is willing to serve as a member and carry out 
the duties of the Committee. A nomination package should include the 
following information for each nominee:
    1. A letter of nomination stating the name, affiliation, and 
contact information for the nominee, the basis for the nomination 
(i.e., what specific attributes recommend him/her for service in this 
capacity), and the nominee's field(s) of experience;
    2. A biographical sketch of the nominee and a copy of his/her 
curriculum vitae; and
    3. The name, return address, email address, and daytime telephone 
number at which the nominator can be contacted.
    The Department of Commerce is committed to equal opportunity in the 
workplace and seeks diverse BEAAC membership.
    All nomination information should be provided in a single, complete 
package by midnight on October 15, 2021. Interested applicants should 
send their nomination package to Gianna Marrone, Committee Management 
Official, at [email protected] (subject line ``BEAAC 
Nominations''). The Bureau of Economic Analysis will retain nominations 
received after this date for consideration should additional vacancies 
occur.

    Dated: September 14, 2021.
Gianna Marrone,
Bureau of Economic Analysis, Assistant Designated Federal Official, 
Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee.
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