[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 59 (Wednesday, March 27, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18618-18619]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-07088]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2013-0184]


National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies

AGENCY: United States Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Request for applications.

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SUMMARY: The United States Coast Guard is requesting applications from 
qualified candidates seeking consideration for appointment as members 
to the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC). NOSAC 
advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on 
matters and actions concerning activities directly involved with or in 
support of the exploration of offshore mineral and energy resources 
insofar as they relate to matters within Coast Guard jurisdiction.

DATES: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume in time to 
reach the Alternate Designated Federal Officer (ADFO) on or before May 
28, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Applicants should send their cover letter and resume via one 
of the following methods:
     By mail: Commandant (CG-OES-2), Attn: Vessel and Facility 
Operations Standards, U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 Second Street SW., STOP 
7126, Washington, DC 20593-7126; or
     By phone: (202) 372-1437; or
     By fax: (202) 372-1926; or

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     By email: Scott.E.Hartley@uscg.mil.
    This notice, is available in our online docket, USCG-2013-0184, at 
http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Scott E. Hartley, ADFO of NOSAC; 
telephone (202) 372-1437; fax (202) 372-1926; email 
Scott.E.Hartley@uscg.mil or Commander Rob Smith, Designated Federal 
Officer (DFO) of NOSAC; telephone 202-372-1410; fax 202-372-1926; email 
at Robert.L.Smith@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NOSAC is governed by the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463) and was 
established under the authority of Title 6 U.S.C. Section 451 to advise 
the Secretary of DHS on matters and actions concerning activities 
directly involved with or in support of the exploration of offshore 
mineral and energy resources insofar as they relate to matters within 
Coast Guard jurisdiction.
    The Committee expects to meet twice a year: April in New Orleans, 
LA and November in Houston, TX.
    We will consider applications for the six positions listed below 
that will become vacant on January 31, 2014:
    (a) One member representing companies, organizations, enterprises 
or similar entities engaged in the production of petroleum;
    (b) One member representing companies, organizations, enterprises 
or similar entities engaged in offshore drilling;
    (c) One member representing companies, organizations, enterprises 
or similar entities engaged in the support, by offshore supply vessels 
or other vessels, of offshore operations;
    (d) One member representing companies, organizations, enterprises 
or similar entities providing safety and training services to the 
offshore industry;
    (e) One member representing companies, organizations, enterprises 
or similar entities providing environmental protection, compliance or 
response services to the offshore industry; and
    (f) One member representing companies, organizations, enterprises 
or similar entities engaged in offshore oil exploration and production 
on the Outer Continental Shelf of Alaska.
    To be eligible, applicants for positions (a-f) should be employed 
by companies, organizations, enterprises or similar entities, have 
expertise, knowledge and experience regarding the technology, equipment 
and techniques that are used or are being developed for use in the 
exploration for, and the recovery of, offshore mineral resources.
    Registered lobbyists are not eligible to serve on federal advisory 
committees. Registered lobbyists are lobbyists required to comply with 
provisions contained in the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 
104-65, as amended).
    Each NOSAC member serves a term of office up to three years. 
Members may be considered to serve a maximum of three consecutive 
terms. All members serve at their own expense and receive no salary or 
reimbursement of travel expenses, or other compensation from the 
Federal Government.
    DHS does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, 
color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual 
orientation, gender identity, marital status, disabilities and genetic 
information, age, membership in an employee organization, or any other 
non-merit factor.
    If you are interested in applying to become a member of NOSAC, send 
a cover letter stating the position you wish to represent, providing 
your expertise, knowledge and experience that qualify you for service 
on NOSAC. In addition, please include a Curriculum Vitae (CV) or resume 
containing your current home address, a current email address, a 
current telephone number, your qualifications and work experience. 
During the vetting process, applicants may be asked by the White House 
Liaison Office through the United States Coast Guard to provide their 
date of birth and social security number. To visit our online docket, 
go to http://www.regulations.gov, enter the docket number for this 
notice (USCG-2013-0184) in the Search box, and click ``Go''. Please do 
not post your resume on this site.

    Dated: March 21, 2013.
J.G. Lantz,
Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards.
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