Coast Guard, DHS.
Request for applications.
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC). NBSAC advises the Coast Guard on matters related to recreational boating safety.
Application forms should reach us on or before September 1, 2006.
You may request an application form by writing to Commandant, Office of Boating Safety (G-PCB-1), U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 Second Street SW., Washington, DC 20593-0001; by calling 202-267-1077; or by faxing 202-267-4285. Send your application in written form to the above street address. This notice and the application form are available on the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov; the application form is also available at http://www.uscgboating.org/nbsac/nbsac.htm.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Ms. Jeanne Timmons, Executive Director of NBSAC, telephone 202-267-1077, fax 202-267-4285.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC) is a Federal advisory committee under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. It advises the Coast Guard regarding regulations and other major boating safety matters. NBSAC's 21 members consist of: 7 representatives of State officials responsible for State boating safety programs; 7 representatives of recreational boat and associated equipment manufacturers; and 7 representatives of national recreational boating organizations and the general public, at least 5 of whom are representatives of national recreational boating organizations. Members are appointed by the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.
NBSAC normally meets twice each year at a location selected by the Coast Guard. When attending meetings of the Council, members are provided travel expenses and per diem.
We will consider applications received in response to this notice for the following seven positions that expire or become vacant in December 2006: two representatives of State officials responsible for State boating safety programs, two representatives of recreational boat and associated equipment manufacturers, and three representatives of national recreational boating organizations. The positions from the general public are not open for consideration this year.
Applicants are considered for membership on the basis of their particular expertise, knowledge, and experience in recreational boating safety. Prior applicants should submit an updated application to ensure consideration for the vacancies announced in this notice. Each member serves for a term of up to 3 years. Members may serve consecutive terms.
In support of the policy of the U.S. Coast Guard on gender and ethnic diversity, we encourage qualified women and members of minority groups to apply.Start Signature
Dated: May 18, 2006.
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Acting Director of Inspections and Compliance.
[FR Doc. E6-8300 Filed 5-26-06; 8:45 am]
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