Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services.
The Office of the Secretary requests nomination of individuals to serve on the Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability in accordance with its charter. Appointments will be made for a term of four years. Individuals nominated after June 1, 2000, will remain under consideration for these appointments.
All nominations must be received at the address below no later than 4 p.m. e.d.t. July 18, 2003.
All nominations shall be submitted to CAPT Lawrence C. McMurtry, Acting Executive Secretary, Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability, Office of Public Health and Science, Department of Health and Human Services, 1101 Wootton Parkway—Suite 250, Rockville, MD 20852. Phone (301) 443-2331.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
CAPT Lawrence C. McMurtry, Acting Executive Secretary, Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability, Office of Public Health and Science, Department of Health and Human Services, 1101 Wootton Parkway—Suite 250, Rockville, MD 20852. Phone (301) 443-2331.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Nominations: In accordance with the charter of the committee, persons nominated for membership should be from among authorities knowledgeable in blood banking, transfusion medicine, bioethics and/or related disciplines. Members shall be selected from State and local organizations, advocacy groups, consumer advocates, provider organizations, academic researchers, ethicists, private physicians, scientists, consumer advocates, legal organizations and from among communities of persons who are frequent recipients of blood and blood products.
Information Required: Each nomination shall consist of a package that, at a minimum, includes:
A. The name, return address, daytime telephone number and affiliation(s) of the individual being nominated, the basis for the individual's nomination, the category for which the individual is nominated, and a statement bearing an original signature of the nominated individual that if appointed he or she is willing to serve as a member of the committee;
B. The name, return address, daytime telephone number at which the nominator may be contacted. Organizational nominators must identify a principal contact person in addition to the contact information; and
C. A copy of the nominee's curriculum vitae.
The Department of Health and Human Services has a strong interest in ensuring that women, minority groups, and physically challenged individuals are adequately represented on the Committee and, therefore, encourages nomination of qualified candidates from these groups. The Department also encourages geographic diversity in the composition of the Committee.
Individuals should feel free to nominate themselves. All nomination information for a nominee must be Start Printed Page 36800provided in a complete single package. Incomplete nominations will not be processed. Nomination materials must bear original signatures, and facsimile transmissions or copies are not acceptable.Start Signature
Dated: June 4, 2003.
CAPT Lawrence C. McMurtry,
Acting Executive Secretary, Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability.
[FR Doc. 03-15512 Filed 6-18-03; 8:45 am]
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