[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 92 (Monday, May 13, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 27991]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-11218]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey

[Account Number GX13CN00B9D1000]


Notice of Request for Nominees for the Advisory Committee on 
Water Information

AGENCY: United States Geological Survey (USGS), Interior.

ACTION: Notice of request for nominees.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of the Interior (Interior) is seeking 
nominations for individuals to be considered as Committee members and/
or alternates to serve on the Advisory Committee on Water Information 
(ACWI).
    Membership represents a wide range of water resources interests and 
functions. The ACWI will have a maximum of 35 members. Members will 
represent the interests of water oriented organizations and will be 
selected from among, but not limited to the following groups: Federal 
agencies, professional water-related associations, State and country 
water-related associations, academia, private industry, water utility 
associations, civil engineering societies, watershed and land 
conservation associations, ecological societies, lake, coastal, and 
ocean associations, environmental and educational groups.
    Member organizations designate their representatives and 
alternates. Membership rests not with the individual person but rather 
with the member organization, who names their representative, and 
sometimes an alternate.
    Nominations should include a resume providing an adequate 
description of the nominee's qualifications, including information that 
would enable the Department of the Interior to make an informed 
decision regarding meeting the membership requirements of the ACWI and 
permit the Department of the Interior to contact a potential member.
    No individual who is currently registered as a Federal lobbyist is 
eligible to serve as a member of the ACWI.
    The Committee functions solely as an advisory body, and in 
compliance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. 
Nominations for member organizations should be submitted to the 
Executive Secretary, at the address listed below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Wendy E. Norton (Executive 
Secretary), Chief, Water Information Coordination Program, U.S. 
Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 417, Reston VA 20192. 
Telephone: 703-648-6810; Fax: 703-648-5644.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The ACWI has been established under the 
authority of the Office of Management and Budget and Budget Memorandum 
No. M-92-01 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, (5 
U.S.C. App. 2), and with the concurrence of the General Services 
Administration.
    The purpose of the ACWI is to represent the interests of water-
information users and professionals in advising the Federal Government 
on Federal water-information programs and their effectiveness in 
meeting the Nation's water-information needs. Member organizations help 
to foster communications between the Federal and non-Federal sectors on 
sharing water information.

    Dated: May 5, 2013.
Jerad D. Bales,
Acting Associate Director for Water.
[FR Doc. 2013-11218 Filed 5-10-13; 8:45 am]
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