[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 247 (Wednesday, December 26, 2012)]
[Pages 75997-75998]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-30969]



International Trade Administration

Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC), 
Request for Nominations from U.S. State Officials

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Commerce.

ACTION: Solicitation of nominations from U.S. state officials for 
membership to the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee 


SUMMARY: This notice sets forth a request for nominations from U.S. 
state officials, or representatives from associations that represent 
U.S. states, to serve on the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory 
Committee (ETTAC). One person will be appointed under this notice 
increasing the total number of members to 36.
    The ETTAC was established pursuant to provisions under Title IV of 
the Jobs Through Trade Expansion Act, 22. U.S.C. 2151, and under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App.2. ETTAC was first 
chartered on May 31, 1994. ETTAC serves as an advisory body to the 
Environmental Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating 
Committee (TPCC), reporting directly to the Secretary of Commerce in 
his/her capacity as Chairman of the TPCC. ETTAC advises on the 
development and administration of policies and programs to expand U.S. 
exports of environmental technologies, goods, and services.

DATES: Nominations from officials representing U.S. states for 
membership must be received on or before December 31, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Please send nominations by post, email, or fax to the 
attention of Todd DeLelle, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, 
International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 
Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4053, Washington, DC 20230; phone 202-
482-4877; email [email protected]; fax 202-482-5665. Electronic 
responses should be submitted in Microsoft Word format.
    Nominations: The Secretary of Commerce invites nominations to ETTAC 
of officials who will represent U.S. states interested in the trade of 
environmental goods and services.
    Members of the ETTAC must have experience in the exportation of 
environmental goods and services, including:
    (1) Air pollution control and monitoring technologies ;
    (2) Analytic devices and services;
    (3) Environmental engineering and consulting services;
    (4) Financial services relevant to the environmental sector;
    (5) Process and pollution prevention technologies;
    (7) Solid and hazardous waste management technologies;
    (8) and/or water and wastewater treatment technologies.
    Nominees will be evaluated based upon their ability to carry out 
the goals of the ETTAC's enabling legislation. ETTAC's current Charter 
is available on the internet at http://www.environment.ita.doc.gov 
under the tab: Advisory Committee.
    Nominees must be U.S. citizens. All appointments are made without 
regard to political affiliation. Members shall serve at the pleasure of 
the Secretary from the date of appointment to the Committee to the date 
on which the Committee's charter terminates (normally two years).
    If you are interested in being nominated to become a member of 
ETTAC, please provide the following information (2 pages maximum):
    (1) Name
    (2) Title
    (3) Work phone; fax; and email address
    (4) Organization name and address, including Web site address
    (5) Short biography of nominee, including credentials and proof of 
U.S. citizenship (copy of birth certificate and/or U.S. passport) and a 
list of citizenships of foreign countries
    (6) Brief description of the organization and its business 
activities, including
    (7) Company size (number of employees and annual sales)
    (8) Exporting experience.
    Please do not send company or trade association brochures or any 
other information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Todd DeLelle, Office of Energy & 
Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, 
Room 4053, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. (Phone: 
202-482-4877; Fax: 202-482-5665; email: [email protected]).

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    Dated: December 19, 2012.
Edward A. O'Malley,
Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries.
[FR Doc. 2012-30969 Filed 12-21-12; 4:15 pm]