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Open Meeting, Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

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U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security.


Notice of open meeting.


In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announces the following committee meeting:

Name: Board of Visitors (BOV) for the National Fire Academy.

Dates of Meeting: October 5-7, 2006

Place: Building H, Room 300, National Emergency Training Center, Emmitsburg, Maryland.

Time: October 5, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; October 6, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; October 7, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m.

Proposed Agenda: Review National Fire Academy Program Activities.

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In accordance with section 10 (a) (2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announces that the committee meeting will be open to the public in the Emmitsburg commuting area with seating available on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the general public who plan to participate in the meeting should contact the Office of the Superintendent, National Fire Academy, U.S. Fire Administration, 16825 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727, (301) 447-1117, on or before September 27, 2006.

Minutes of the meeting will be prepared and will be available for public viewing in the Office of the U.S. Fire Administrator, U.S. Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727. Copies of the minutes will be available upon request within 60 days after the meeting.

The National Fire Academy Board of Visitors is administered by the United States Fire Administration, which is currently being transferred to the newly created Preparedness Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security. During this transition FEMA, also part of the Department of Homeland Security, will continue to support this program as the new Directorate stands up. Ultimately this function will be transferred to the Preparedness Directorate.

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Dated: August 17, 2006.

Charlie Dickinson,

Acting U.S. Fire Administrator.

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[FR Doc. E6-14081 Filed 8-24-06; 8:45 am]