Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness Solicitation of Nominations for Membership, 71420-71421 [2021-27197]

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Report to State ............................................. 60 800 52 1 3,120 800 .25 1 780 800 Respondent Estimated Total .................. ....................................................................... 1,349 129.38 7,960 23 11,548.75 Cynthia Long, Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service. [FR Doc. 2021–27223 Filed 12–15–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness Solicitation of Nominations for Membership International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an opportunity to apply for membership on the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), seeks nominations for immediate consideration to fill positions on the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (‘‘the Committee’’). The Committee advises the Secretary on the necessary elements of a comprehensive policy approach to supply chain competitiveness. The Department intends for the Committee to play a key role in formulating recommendations to address current global supply chain challenges, including identifying key bottlenecks in supply chains and actionable solutions khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:54 Dec 15, 2021 Jkt 256001 to address them, advising on the latest advances in supply chain management technology and how to apply them to the current challenges in the economy, and developing long term recommendations to make supply chains more resilient. The Department seeks members who, by virtue of their current roles and past experience, bring a track record of effective senior executive leadership on issues impacting the U.S. and global supply chains. DATES: ITA will accept nominations on a rolling basis for membership on the Committee for the two-year charter term that began on November 10, 2021, and will expire on November 9, 2023. Immediate consideration will be given to applications received by December 29, 2021. ITA will accept nominations under this notice on an on-going basis during the charter term to fill vacancies as they arise. ADDRESSES: Richard Boll, Office of Supply Chain, Professional & Business Services, Room 11004, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; phone 202–482–1135; email: richard.boll@ trade.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Boll, Office of Supply Chain, Professional & Business Services, Room 11004, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; phone 202–482– 1135; email: richard.boll@trade.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Please visit the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness website at: https://www.trade.gov/acscc. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The Committee advises the Secretary on the necessary elements of a comprehensive policy approach to supply chain competitiveness designed to support national economic competitiveness and U.S. export growth, encourage innovation, facilitate the movement of goods, and improve the competitiveness of U.S. supply chains for goods and services in the domestic and global economy; and on regulatory policies and programs and investment priorities that affect the competitiveness of U.S. supply chains. The Committee provides detailed policy and technical advice, information, and recommendations to the Secretary regarding: (1) National, state, or local factors in trade programs and policies that affect the efficient domestic and international operation and competitiveness of U.S. global supply chains from point of origin to destination; (2) elements of national policies affecting the movement of goods, infrastructure, investment, and regulatory factors that affect supply chain competitiveness and sustainability; and (3) information and data systems to generate metrics that can be used to E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 239 / Thursday, December 16, 2021 / Notices III. Request for Nominations khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES quantify and improve supply chain performance. The Department intends for the Committee to focus on the current challenges facing the supply chain during this charter term. II. Membership Members will be selected based on their demonstrated professional or personal qualifications and experience relevant to the functions and tasks of the Committee. Members shall be selected in a manner that ensures that the Committee remains balanced with respect to the diversity of the supply chain sector, including with regard to geographic location and company size. The diverse membership of the Committee assures perspectives and expertise reflecting the full breadth of the Committee’s responsibilities and, where possible, the Department of Commerce will also consider the ethnic, racial, and gender diversity of the United States. Members of the Committee shall represent companies, organizations, and stakeholders involved in the U.S. supply chain, with at least one individual representing each of the following: Supply chain firms or their associations; users of supply chains (e.g., retailers, distributors, manufacturers, or other sectors); freight transportation providers; ports; labor unions; and academia. Other than the experts from academia, all members shall serve in a representative capacity, expressing the views and interests of a U.S. company or U.S. organization with which they are affiliated (e.g. as an employee or director), as well as its particular sector. Members serving in such a representative capacity are not Special Government Employees. The members from academia serve as experts and therefore are Special Government Employees (SGEs) and shall be subject to the ethical standards applicable to SGEs. Members who serve as SGEs must certify that they are not Federally registered lobbyists. Each member of the Committee must be a U.S. citizen and not registered as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act. All appointments are made without regard to political affiliation. Self-nominations will be accepted. Members of the Committee will not be compensated for their services or reimbursed for their travel expenses. The Committee shall meet approximately quarterly, or as determined by the designated federal officer. Members shall serve at the pleasure of the Secretary. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:54 Dec 15, 2021 Jkt 256001 Requirements for all nominations. All nominations for membership on the Committee should provide the following information: (1) Name, title, and relevant contact information (including phone and email address) of the individual requesting consideration; and (2) An affirmative statement that the applicant is not required to register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938. Additional requirements for representative nominations. In addition to the above requirements for all nominations, nominations for representatives of companies, organizations, and stakeholders involved in the U.S. supply chain, including supply chain firms or their associations, users of supply chains (e.g., retailers, distributors, manufacturers, or other sectors), freight transportation providers, labor unions, and ports, should also provide the following information: (1) A sponsor letter on the letterhead of the sponsoring U.S. company or U.S. organization to be represented, containing a brief description why the nominee should be considered for membership; the nominee may be an employee, director, or other representative of a company or organization; consideration will be given to the nominee’s current affiliation with the company or organization to be represented, as well as prior experience with other companies or organizations that demonstrate the ability to contribute to the work of the Committee; (2) Short biography of nominee including credentials; (3) Brief description of the U.S. company or U.S. organization to be represented and its activities and size (number of employees or members and annual sales, if applicable); and (4) An affirmative statement that the applicant meets all Committee eligibility requirements for representative members, including that the applicant represents a U.S. company or U.S. organization. a. For purposes of Committee eligibility, a U.S. company is at least 51 percent owned by U.S. persons. b. For purposes of Committee eligibility, a U.S. organization is controlled by U.S. persons, as determined based on its board of directors (or comparable governing body), membership, and funding sources, as applicable. Please do not send company or organization brochures. PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71421 Additional requirements for academic nominations. In addition to the above requirements for all nominations, nominations for experts from academia should also provide the following information: (1) A description of the nominee’s area(s) of expertise; (2) A concise Curriculum Vitae (CV) or resume that covers education, experience, and relevant publications and summarizes how this expertise addresses supply chain competitiveness; (3) An affirmative statement that the applicant meets all Committee eligibility requirements. Nominations may be emailed to acscc@trade.gov. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 239 (Thursday, December 16, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 71420-71421]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-27197]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness Solicitation 
of Nominations for Membership

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of an opportunity to apply for membership on the 
Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration 
(ITA), seeks nominations for immediate consideration to fill positions 
on the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (``the 
Committee''). The Committee advises the Secretary on the necessary 
elements of a comprehensive policy approach to supply chain 
competitiveness. The Department intends for the Committee to play a key 
role in formulating recommendations to address current global supply 
chain challenges, including identifying key bottlenecks in supply 
chains and actionable solutions to address them, advising on the latest 
advances in supply chain management technology and how to apply them to 
the current challenges in the economy, and developing long term 
recommendations to make supply chains more resilient. The Department 
seeks members who, by virtue of their current roles and past 
experience, bring a track record of effective senior executive 
leadership on issues impacting the U.S. and global supply chains.

DATES: ITA will accept nominations on a rolling basis for membership on 
the Committee for the two-year charter term that began on November 10, 
2021, and will expire on November 9, 2023. Immediate consideration will 
be given to applications received by December 29, 2021. ITA will accept 
nominations under this notice on an on-going basis during the charter 
term to fill vacancies as they arise.

ADDRESSES: Richard Boll, Office of Supply Chain, Professional & 
Business Services, Room 11004, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 
Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; phone 202-482-1135; 
email: [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Boll, Office of Supply Chain, 
Professional & Business Services, Room 11004, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; phone 202-
482-1135; email: [email protected]. Please visit the Advisory 
Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness website at: https://www.trade.gov/acscc.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The Committee advises the Secretary on the necessary elements of a 
comprehensive policy approach to supply chain competitiveness designed 
to support national economic competitiveness and U.S. export growth, 
encourage innovation, facilitate the movement of goods, and improve the 
competitiveness of U.S. supply chains for goods and services in the 
domestic and global economy; and on regulatory policies and programs 
and investment priorities that affect the competitiveness of U.S. 
supply chains. The Committee provides detailed policy and technical 
advice, information, and recommendations to the Secretary regarding:
    (1) National, state, or local factors in trade programs and 
policies that affect the efficient domestic and international operation 
and competitiveness of U.S. global supply chains from point of origin 
to destination;
    (2) elements of national policies affecting the movement of goods, 
infrastructure, investment, and regulatory factors that affect supply 
chain competitiveness and sustainability; and
    (3) information and data systems to generate metrics that can be 
used to

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quantify and improve supply chain performance.
    The Department intends for the Committee to focus on the current 
challenges facing the supply chain during this charter term.

II. Membership

    Members will be selected based on their demonstrated professional 
or personal qualifications and experience relevant to the functions and 
tasks of the Committee. Members shall be selected in a manner that 
ensures that the Committee remains balanced with respect to the 
diversity of the supply chain sector, including with regard to 
geographic location and company size. The diverse membership of the 
Committee assures perspectives and expertise reflecting the full 
breadth of the Committee's responsibilities and, where possible, the 
Department of Commerce will also consider the ethnic, racial, and 
gender diversity of the United States.
    Members of the Committee shall represent companies, organizations, 
and stakeholders involved in the U.S. supply chain, with at least one 
individual representing each of the following: Supply chain firms or 
their associations; users of supply chains (e.g., retailers, 
distributors, manufacturers, or other sectors); freight transportation 
providers; ports; labor unions; and academia.
    Other than the experts from academia, all members shall serve in a 
representative capacity, expressing the views and interests of a U.S. 
company or U.S. organization with which they are affiliated (e.g. as an 
employee or director), as well as its particular sector. Members 
serving in such a representative capacity are not Special Government 
Employees. The members from academia serve as experts and therefore are 
Special Government Employees (SGEs) and shall be subject to the ethical 
standards applicable to SGEs. Members who serve as SGEs must certify 
that they are not Federally registered lobbyists.
    Each member of the Committee must be a U.S. citizen and not 
registered as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration 
Act. All appointments are made without regard to political affiliation. 
Self-nominations will be accepted.
    Members of the Committee will not be compensated for their services 
or reimbursed for their travel expenses. The Committee shall meet 
approximately quarterly, or as determined by the designated federal 
officer. Members shall serve at the pleasure of the Secretary.

III. Request for Nominations

    Requirements for all nominations. All nominations for membership on 
the Committee should provide the following information:
    (1) Name, title, and relevant contact information (including phone 
and email address) of the individual requesting consideration; and
    (2) An affirmative statement that the applicant is not required to 
register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act 
of 1938.
    Additional requirements for representative nominations. In addition 
to the above requirements for all nominations, nominations for 
representatives of companies, organizations, and stakeholders involved 
in the U.S. supply chain, including supply chain firms or their 
associations, users of supply chains (e.g., retailers, distributors, 
manufacturers, or other sectors), freight transportation providers, 
labor unions, and ports, should also provide the following information:
    (1) A sponsor letter on the letterhead of the sponsoring U.S. 
company or U.S. organization to be represented, containing a brief 
description why the nominee should be considered for membership; the 
nominee may be an employee, director, or other representative of a 
company or organization; consideration will be given to the nominee's 
current affiliation with the company or organization to be represented, 
as well as prior experience with other companies or organizations that 
demonstrate the ability to contribute to the work of the Committee;
    (2) Short biography of nominee including credentials;
    (3) Brief description of the U.S. company or U.S. organization to 
be represented and its activities and size (number of employees or 
members and annual sales, if applicable); and
    (4) An affirmative statement that the applicant meets all Committee 
eligibility requirements for representative members, including that the 
applicant represents a U.S. company or U.S. organization.
    a. For purposes of Committee eligibility, a U.S. company is at 
least 51 percent owned by U.S. persons.
    b. For purposes of Committee eligibility, a U.S. organization is 
controlled by U.S. persons, as determined based on its board of 
directors (or comparable governing body), membership, and funding 
sources, as applicable.
    Please do not send company or organization brochures.
    Additional requirements for academic nominations. In addition to 
the above requirements for all nominations, nominations for experts 
from academia should also provide the following information:
    (1) A description of the nominee's area(s) of expertise;
    (2) A concise Curriculum Vitae (CV) or resume that covers 
education, experience, and relevant publications and summarizes how 
this expertise addresses supply chain competitiveness;
    (3) An affirmative statement that the applicant meets all Committee 
eligibility requirements. Nominations may be emailed to 
[email protected]. Nominees selected for appointment to the Committee 
will be notified.

    Dated: December 10, 2021.
Heather Sykes,
Director, Office of Supply Chain, Professional, and Business Services.
[FR Doc. 2021-27197 Filed 12-15-21; 8:45 am]
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