Request for Nominations for the National Park System Advisory Board, 70521 [2021-26809]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 235 / Friday, December 10, 2021 / Notices 2022. After that date, if no additional claimants have come forward, transfer of control of the unassociated funerary object to the Shinnecock Indian Nation may proceed. The American Museum of Natural History is responsible for notifying the Shinnecock Indian Nation that this notice has been published. Dated: December 3, 2021. Melanie O’Brien, Manager, National NAGPRA Program. [FR Doc. 2021–26782 Filed 12–9–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–D–COS–POL–32541; PPWODIREP0; PPMPSAS1Y.YP0000] Request for Nominations for the National Park System Advisory Board National Park Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The National Park Service is seeking nominations for individuals to be considered for appointment to the National Park System Advisory Board (Board). The Board advises the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) and the Director of the National Park Service (Director) on matters relating to the National Park Service (NPS), the National Park System, and programs administered by the NPS; the designation of National Historic Landmarks and National Natural Landmarks; and the national historic significance of proposed National Historic Trails. The Board is regulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). DATES: Nominations must be postmarked by January 24, 2022. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be emailed to Joshua Winchell, Staff Director, National Park System Advisory Board, National Park Service, at joshua_ winchell@nps.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joshua Winchell, telephone number (202) 641–4467, or email joshua_ winchell@nps.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board shall be comprised of no more than 12 persons, appointed from among citizens of the United States having a demonstrated commitment to the mission of the NPS. Board members shall be selected to represent various geographic regions across the United States of America. jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:03 Dec 09, 2021 Jkt 256001 We are requesting nominations to fill vacancies for Board members in the categories listed below: (1) Persons who have outstanding expertise in the physical and/or social sciences, such as history or geography; archeology or anthropology; historical or landscape architecture; or biology, ecology, geology, or marine sciences; (2) persons having outstanding experience in the management of national or state parks; forests, wildlife refuges, or other protected natural areas; historic areas or sites; or have an extensive background in natural or cultural resources management. (3) persons having outstanding expertise in professional or scientific disciplines that are important to the mission of the National Park Service, such as financial management or business development; historical or recreational land use management or planning; or business management, marketing or entrepreneurship. Among all categories at least one appointment will be a person who serves as a locally elected official from an area adjacent to a national park unit, and at least one person will be a military veteran or has a physical impairment. The Secretary will also seek to appoint at least one member of a Tribe. Nominations must include a resume providing an adequate description of the nominee’s qualifications, including information that would enable the Department of the Interior to make an informed decision regarding meeting the membership requirements of the Board and permit the Department to contact a potential member. Members of the Board are appointed as special Government employees (SGEs) and are therefore subject to applicable Federal ethics statutes and regulations, to include applicable exceptions and exemptions. Additionally, SGE members are required, prior to appointment and annually thereafter, to file a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report. SGE members are also required to receive initial ethics training prior to performing any Board duties and to receive annual ethics training thereafter. The Department of the Interior will provide materials to those members serving as special Government employees, explaining their ethical obligations. You may find a copy of the Confidential Financial Disclosure Report at the following website: https:// www.doi.gov/ethics/specialgovernment-employees/financialdisclosure. Please contact (202) 208– 7960 or DOI_Ethics@sol.doi.gov with any questions about the ethics PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70521 requirements for members appointed as SGEs. Members serve without compensation. However, while away from their homes or regular places of business in the performance of services for the Board as approved by the Designated Federal Officer, members may be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence. Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2 Alma Ripps, Chief, Office of Policy. [FR Doc. 2021–26809 Filed 12–9–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0033085; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, Anchorage, AK National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office (BLM) has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the BLM. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian Tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed. DATES: Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request with supporting information to the BLM at the address in this notice by January 10, 2022. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 235 (Friday, December 10, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Page 70521]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-26809]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-D-COS-POL-32541; PPWODIREP0; PPMPSAS1Y.YP0000]


Request for Nominations for the National Park System Advisory 
Board

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The National Park Service is seeking nominations for 
individuals to be considered for appointment to the National Park 
System Advisory Board (Board). The Board advises the Secretary of the 
Interior (Secretary) and the Director of the National Park Service 
(Director) on matters relating to the National Park Service (NPS), the 
National Park System, and programs administered by the NPS; the 
designation of National Historic Landmarks and National Natural 
Landmarks; and the national historic significance of proposed National 
Historic Trails. The Board is regulated by the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (FACA).

DATES: Nominations must be postmarked by January 24, 2022.

ADDRESSES: Nominations should be emailed to Joshua Winchell, Staff 
Director, National Park System Advisory Board, National Park Service, 
at [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joshua Winchell, telephone number 
(202) 641-4467, or email [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board shall be comprised of no more than 
12 persons, appointed from among citizens of the United States having a 
demonstrated commitment to the mission of the NPS. Board members shall 
be selected to represent various geographic regions across the United 
States of America.
    We are requesting nominations to fill vacancies for Board members 
in the categories listed below:
    (1) Persons who have outstanding expertise in the physical and/or 
social sciences, such as history or geography; archeology or 
anthropology; historical or landscape architecture; or biology, 
ecology, geology, or marine sciences;
    (2) persons having outstanding experience in the management of 
national or state parks; forests, wildlife refuges, or other protected 
natural areas; historic areas or sites; or have an extensive background 
in natural or cultural resources management.
    (3) persons having outstanding expertise in professional or 
scientific disciplines that are important to the mission of the 
National Park Service, such as financial management or business 
development; historical or recreational land use management or 
planning; or business management, marketing or entrepreneurship.
    Among all categories at least one appointment will be a person who 
serves as a locally elected official from an area adjacent to a 
national park unit, and at least one person will be a military veteran 
or has a physical impairment. The Secretary will also seek to appoint 
at least one member of a Tribe.
    Nominations must include a resume providing an adequate description 
of the nominee's qualifications, including information that would 
enable the Department of the Interior to make an informed decision 
regarding meeting the membership requirements of the Board and permit 
the Department to contact a potential member.
    Members of the Board are appointed as special Government employees 
(SGEs) and are therefore subject to applicable Federal ethics statutes 
and regulations, to include applicable exceptions and exemptions. 
Additionally, SGE members are required, prior to appointment and 
annually thereafter, to file a Confidential Financial Disclosure 
Report. SGE members are also required to receive initial ethics 
training prior to performing any Board duties and to receive annual 
ethics training thereafter. The Department of the Interior will provide 
materials to those members serving as special Government employees, 
explaining their ethical obligations. You may find a copy of the 
Confidential Financial Disclosure Report at the following website: 
https://www.doi.gov/ethics/special-government-employees/financial-disclosure. Please contact (202) 208-7960 or [email protected] 
with any questions about the ethics requirements for members appointed 
as SGEs.
    Members serve without compensation. However, while away from their 
homes or regular places of business in the performance of services for 
the Board as approved by the Designated Federal Officer, members may be 
allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence.
    Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2

Alma Ripps,
Chief, Office of Policy.
[FR Doc. 2021-26809 Filed 12-9-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4312-52-P