[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 231 (Friday, November 30, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 71423]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-28928]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


 Announcement of Intent To Establish the 2015 Dietary Guidelines 
Advisory Committee and Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to 
the Committee Membership; Amendment

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the 
Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services.

ACTION: Notice; amendment.

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SUMMARY: A notice was published in the Federal Register of Friday, 
October 26, 2012, Vol. 77, No. 208, to announce the intent to establish 
the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee and solicit nominations 
of individuals who are interested in being appointed to the Committee 
membership. This notice is being amended to extend the solicitation 
period to allow additional time for nominations to be received. The new 
due date for all nominations to be received is no later than close of 
business on December 11, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Designated Federal Officer, 2015 DGAC: 
Richard D. Olson and/or Alternate Designated Federal Officer, 2015 
DGAC: Kellie (O'Connell) Casavale, Ph.D., R.D.; Office of Disease 
Prevention and Health Promotion, OASH/DHHS; 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 
LL 100 Tower Building; Rockville, MD 20852; Telephone: (240) 453-8280; 
Fax: (240) 453-8281. Lead USDA Co-Executive Secretary: Colette I. 
Rihane, M.S., R.D., Director, Nutrition Guidance and Analysis Division; 
Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion; U.S. Department of 
Agriculture; 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1034; Alexandria, VA 22302; 
Telephone: (703) 305-7600; Fax: (703) 305-3300. USDA Co-Executive 
Secretary, Shanthy A. Bowman, Ph.D., Nutritionist, Food Surveys 
Research Group; Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, 
Agricultural Research Service, USDA; 10300 Baltimore Avenue, BARC-West 
Building 005, Room 125; Beltsville, MD 20705-2350; Telephone: (301) 
504-0619. Additional information about the 2015 DGAC is available on 
the Internet at www.dietary guidelines.gov.

    Dated: November 26, 2012.
Howard K. Koh,
Assistant Secretary for Health.
[FR Doc. 2012-28928 Filed 11-29-12; 8:45 am]
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