National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program; Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction
NIST invites and requests nomination of individuals for appointment to the Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (Committee). This is a new Federal Advisory Committee established pursuant to the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act. NIST will consider nominations received in response to this notice for appointment to the Committee.
Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. app. 2, notice is hereby given that the Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award will meet Thursday, July 27, 2006. The Judges Panel is composed of ten members prominent in the field of quality management and appointed by the Secretary of Commerce. The purpose of this meeting is to review the stage 1 process, Judges' individual review of the stage 1 scoring data, consideration for moving applicants forward, discussion of stage 1 data and selection of applicants for consensus, questions and answers on stage 2 and stage 3 process documentation, and summary of Improvements Day . The applications under review contain trade secrets and proprietary commercial information submitted to the Government in confidence.