[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 179 (Thursday, September 15, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 57023]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-23670]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


National Sea Grant Advisory Board

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a 
forthcoming meeting of the Sea Grant Advisory Board (Board). Board 
members will discuss and provide advice on the National Sea Grant 
College Program in the areas of program evaluation, strategic planning, 
education and extension, science and technology programs, and other 
matters as described in the agenda found on the National Sea Grant 
College Program Web site at http://www.seagrant.noaa.gov/leadership/advisory_board.html.

DATES: The announced meeting is scheduled 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. E.S.T. 
Wednesday, September 28 and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. E.S.T. Thursday, September 
29, 2011.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at University of Rhode Island's 
Graduate School of Oceanography, Narragansett Bay Campus, 215 South 
Ferry Road, Ocean Technology Center, Narragansett, RI 02882.
    Status: The meeting will be open to public participation with a 15-
minute public comment period on Thursday, September 29 at 2:45 p.m. 
E.S.T. (check agenda on Web site to confirm time.) The Board expects 
that public statements presented at its meetings will not be repetitive 
of previously submitted verbal or written statements. In general, each 
individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to a 
total time of three (3) minutes. Written comments should be received by 
the Designated Federal Officer by September 19, 2011 to provide 
sufficient time for Board review. Written comments received after 
September 19, 2011, will be distributed to the Board, but may not be 
reviewed prior to the meeting date. Seats will be available on a first-
come, first-served basis.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Elizabeth Ban, Designated Federal 
Officer, National Sea Grant College Program, National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 11843, Silver 
Spring, Maryland 20910, (301) 734-1082.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board, which consists of a balanced 
representation from academia, industry, state government and citizens 
groups, was established in 1976 by Section 209 of the Sea Grant 
Improvement Act (Pub. L. 94-461, 33 U.S.C. 1128). The Board advises the 
Secretary of Commerce and the Director of the National Sea Grant 
College Program with respect to operations under the Act, and such 
other matters as the Secretary refers to them for review and advice.
    The agenda for this meeting can be found at http://www.seagrant.noaa.gov/leadership/advisory_board.html.

    Dated: September 8, 2011.
Mark E. Brown,
Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer, Office of Oceanic 
and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2011-23670 Filed 9-14-11; 8:45 am]
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