Coast Guard, DHS.
Request for applications.
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC). NOSAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard on matters affecting the offshore industry.
Application forms should reach the Coast Guard on or before September 30, 2006.
You may request an application form by writing to Commandant (G-PSO-2), U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593-0001; by calling 202-372-1414; or by faxing 202-372-1926. A copy of the application form is also available from the Coast Guard's Advisory Committee Web page at: http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-m/advisory/index.htm. Send your application in written form to the above street address. A copy of the application, along with this notice, is also available on the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Commander John M. Cushing, Executive Director of NOSAC, or James M. Magill, Assistant to the Executive Director, telephone 202 372-1414, fax 202-372-1926.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
NOSAC is a Federal advisory committee established under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2 (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770, as amended). It consists of 15 regular members who have particular knowledge and experience regarding offshore technology, equipment, safety and training, as well as environmental expertise in the exploration or recovery of offshore mineral resources. It provides advice and makes recommendations to the Assistant Commandant for Prevention regarding safety, security and rulemaking matters relating to the offshore mineral and energy industries. This advice assists the Coast Guard in developing policy and regulations and formulating the positions of the United States in advance of meetings of the International Maritime Organization.
NOSAC meets approximately twice a year, with one of these meetings being held at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC. It may also meet for extraordinary purposes. Its subcommittees and working groups may meet to consider specific problems as required.
We will consider applications for three positions. These positions will begin in January 2007. Applications should reach us by September 30, 2006, but we will consider applications received later if they arrive within a reasonable time before we make our recommendations to the Secretary of Homeland Security.
To be eligible, applicants should have experience in one of the following categories: (1) Offshore operations, (2) diving services associated with offshore activities, or (3) pipelaying services. Please state on the application form which of the three categories you are applying for. Each member normally serves a term of 3 years or until a replacement is appointed. A few Start Printed Page 46919members may serve consecutive terms. All members serve at their own expense and receive no salary, reimbursement of travel expenses, or other compensation from the Federal Government.
In support of the policy of the Coast Guard on gender and ethnic diversity, we encourage qualified women and members of minority groups to apply.Start Signature
Dated: August 8, 2006.
J. G. Lantz,
Director of National and International Standards, Assistant Commandant for Prevention.
[FR Doc. E6-13310 Filed 8-14-06; 8:45 am]
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