AGENCY: Research, Education, and Economics, USDA.
SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the United States Department of Agriculture announces solicitation for nominations to fill 12 vacancies on the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board.
DATES: Deadline for Advisory Board member nominations is July 31, 2006.
ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: E-mail: ; Fax: 202-720-6199; Mail/Hand-Delivery/Courier: National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 344-A, Whitten Building, Washington, DC 20250-2255.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shirley Morgan-Jordan; Program Support Coordinator; Telephone: 202-720-3684.
AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.
SUMMARY: This notice is intended to provide background information about, and solicit public comments on, the use of bilateral workplans by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's Plant Protection and Quarantine program. Bilateral workplans are agreements between Plant Protection and Quarantine, officials of the national plant protection organizations of foreign governments, and, when necessary, foreign commercial entities that specify in detail the phytosanitary measures that will comply with our regulations governing the import or export of a specific commodity.
DATES: We will consider all comments that we receive on or before July 10, 2006.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Narcy G. Klag, Program Director, International Standards, Phytosanitary Issues Management Team, PPQ, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 140, Riverdale, MD 20737-1236; (301) 734-6799.
SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, the Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development (ORD), gives notice of one meeting of the Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) Executive Committee.
DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday June 1, 2006 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The meeting will continue on Friday, June 2, 2006 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. All times noted are eastern time. The meeting may adjourn early if all business is finished. Requests for the draft agenda or for making oral presentations at the meeting will be accepted up to 1 business day before the meeting.
ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Monte Carlo Hotel and Casino, 3770 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Designated Federal Officer via mail at: Lorelei Kowalski, Mail Code 8104-R, Office of Science Policy, Office of Research and Development, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460; via phone/voice mail at: (202) 564-3408; via fax at: (202) 565-2911; or via e-mail at: .
Name: Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering
Dates/Time: May 31, 2006, 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. June 1, 2006, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and June 2, 2006, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Place: National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Room 1235 S, Arlington, VA 22230.
Contact Person: Dr. Margaret E.M. Tolbert, Senior Advisor and Executive Liaison, CEOSE, Office of Integrative Activities, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230. Telephone: (703) 292-8040 .
Minutes: May be obtained from the Executive Liaison at the above address.
Purpose of Meeting: To provide advice and recommendations concerning broadening participation in science and engineering.