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National Technical Information Service Advisory Board

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AGENCY:

National Technical Information Service, Commerce.

ACTION:

Notice; reopening the solicitation for applications for NTIS Advisory Board.

SUMMARY:

The National Technical Information Service (NTIS) is reopening the solicitation seeking qualified Candidates to serve as members of its Advisory Board (Board). The Board will meet semiannually to advise the Secretary of Commerce, the Under Secretary for Technology, and the Director of NTIS on NTIS's mission, general policies and fee structure.

DATES:

Applications must be received no later than October 25, 2005.

ADDRESSES:

Applications should be submitted to Ellen Herbst, Director, NTIS, 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, Virginia 22161.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Walter L. Finch, (703) 605-6507 or via e-mail at wfinch@ntis.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The National Technical Information Service (NTIS) issued a Federal Register notice on July 12, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 132) seeking five qualified candidates to serve as members of its Advisory Board, one of whom will also be designated chairperson. The Board was established pursuant to section 3704b(c) of Title 15, United States Code. It will meet at least semiannually to advise the Secretary of Commerce, the Under Secretary for Technology, and the Director of NTIS on NTIS's mission, general policies and fee structure. Members will be appointed by the Secretary and will serve for three-year terms. They will receive no compensation but will be authorized travel and per diem expenses. NTIS is seeking candidates who can provide guidance on trends in the information industry and changes in the way NTIS's customers acquire and use its products and services. Interested candidates were given until August 11, 2005 to express their interest by submitting a resume and a statement explaining their interest in serving on the Board. Applications received during the period between when the first notice closed and this notice reopened are considered timely and received.

In order to widen the pool of candidates and to provide candidates greater time to submit their expression of interest, NTIS is reopening the solicitation period until October 25, 2005.

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Dated: August 15, 2005.

Ellen Herbst,

Director.

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[FR Doc. 05-17021 Filed 8-25-05; 8:45 am]

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