The Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has determined that the renewal of the Maine District Advisory Council is necessary and in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed upon the Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration by 15 U.S.C. 633. This determination follows consultation with the Management Secretariat, General Services Administration.
Name of Committee: Maine District Advisory Council.
Purpose and Objective: The Council provides advice and opinions regarding the effectiveness of and need for SBA programs, particularly within the local districts which members represent. Its members provide an essential connection between SBA, SBA program participants, and the local small business community.
Balanced Membership Plans: The required minimum membership is 9 members. SBA selects members predominately from the private sector, including people from such industries as retail, manufacturing, and financial services. Members also include representatives from academia, the media, and appropriate Federal, State and local agencies.
Responsible SBA Officials: Mary E. McAlney, District Director, Maine District Office, U.S. Small Business Administration, 68 Sewall Street, Room 512, Augusta, ME 04330Start Signature
Dated: December 19, 2005.
Matthew K. Becker,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E5-7816 Filed 12-23-05; 8:45 am]
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