[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 130 (Thursday, July 7, 2011)]
[Pages 39879-39880]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-16988]



Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Request for Nominations of Candidates To Serve on the Board of 

Scientific Counselors, National Center for Environmental Health/Agency 

for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (BSC, NCEH/ATSDR), Centers 

for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human 

Services (HHS)

    The NCEH/ATSDR is soliciting nominations for consideration of 

membership on the BSC. The BSC, NCEH/ATSDR provides advice and guidance 

to the Secretary, HHS; the Director, CDC; and the Director, NCEH/

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ATSDR, regarding program goals, objectives, strategies, and priorities 

in fulfillment of the agencies' mission to protect and promote people's 

health. The Board provides advice and guidance to help NCEH/ATSDR work 

more efficiently and effectively with its various constituents and to 

fulfill its mission in protecting America's health.

    Nominations are being sought for individuals who have expertise and 

qualifications necessary to contribute to the accomplishments of the 

Board's objectives. Nominees will be selected from experts having 

experience in preventing human diseases and disabilities caused by 

environmental conditions. Experts in the disciplines of toxicology, 

epidemiology, environmental or occupational medicine, behavioral 

science, risk assessment, exposure assessment, and experts in public 

health and other related disciplines will be considered. Balanced 

membership will depend upon several factors, including: (1) The 

committee's mission; (2) the geographic, ethnic, social, economic, or 

scientific impact of the advisory committee's recommendations; (3) the 

types of specific perspectives required, for example, those of 

consumers, technical experts, the public at-large, academia, business, 

or other sectors; (4) the need to obtain divergent points of view on 

the issues before the advisory committee; and (5) the relevance of 

State, local, or tribal governments to the development of the advisory 

committee's recommendations. Members may be invited to serve up to 

four-year terms. Nominees must be U.S. citizens.

    The following information must be submitted for each candidate: 

Name, affiliation, address, telephone number, and current curriculum 

vitae. E-mail addresses are requested if available. Nominations should 

be sent, in writing, and postmarked by October 31, 2011 to: Sandra 

Malcom, Committee Management Specialist, NCEH/ATSDR, CDC, 4770 Buford 

Highway (MS-F61), Chamblee, Georgia 30341. (E-mail address: 

[email protected]). Telephone and facsimile submissions cannot be accepted.

    Candidates invited to serve will be asked to submit the 

``Confidential Financial Disclosure Form for Special Government 

Employees Serving on Federal Advisory Committees at the Centers for 

Disease Control and Prevention.'' This form allows CDC to determine 

whether there is a statutory conflict between that person's public 

responsibilities as a Special Government Employee and private interests 

and activities, or the appearance of a lack of impartiality, as defined 

by Federal regulation. The form may be viewed and downloaded at http://www.usoge.gov/forms/oge450_pdf/oge450_accessible.pdf. This form 

should not be submitted as part of a nomination.

    The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been 

delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to 

announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, 

for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Agency 

for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

    Dated: June 30, 2011.

Elizabeth A. Millington,

Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for 

Disease Control and Prevention.

[FR Doc. 2011-16988 Filed 7-6-11; 8:45 am]