Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Director's Council of Public Representatives.
The meeting will be open to the public, with attendance limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the Contact Person listed below in advance of the meeting.
Name of Committee: Director's Council of Public Representatives.
Date: October 27, 2004.
Time: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Agenda: The COPR will present information and findings from a workshop that will meet on October 26, 2004. The workshop is part of a larger 80 percent workshop that the COPR is hosting in collaboration with the NIH Public Trust initiative. Additional agenda items include: (1) Welcoming remarks by the NIH Director; (2) discussion and public comment; and (3) the NIH Director's initial response and comments.
Place: National Institutes of Health, Natcher Building, 45 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892.Start Printed Page 61027
Contact Person: Jennifer E. Gorman Vetter, NIH Public Liaison/COPR Coordinator, Office of Communications and Public Liaison, Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Building 1, Room 344, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435-4448, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any member of the public interested in presenting oral comments to the committee may notify the Contact Person listed on this notice at least 10 days in advance of the meeting. Interested individuals and representatives of organizations may submit a letter of intent, a brief description of the organization represented, and a short description of the oral presentation. Only one representative of an organization may be allowed to present oral comments and if accepted by the committee, presentations may be limited to five minutes. Both printed and electronic copies are requested for the record. In addition, any interested person may file written comments with the committee by forwarding their statement to the Contact Person listed on this notice. The statement should include the name, address, telephone number and when applicable, the business or professional affiliation of the interested person.
In the interest of security, NIH has instituted stringent procedures for entrance into the building by non-government employees. Persons without a government I.D. will need to show a photo I.D. and sign-in at the security desk upon entering the building.
Information is also available on the Institute's/Center's home page: www.nih.gov/about/publicliaison/index.html, where an agenda and any additional information for the meeting will be posted when available.Start Signature
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Dated: October 6, 2004.
LaVerne Y. Stringfield,
Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy.
[FR Doc. 04-22989 Filed 10-13-04; 8:45 am]
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