28 June 2006


[Federal Register: June 28, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 124)]
[Page 36821-36822]
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Office of the Secretary

[Docket No. DHS-2006-0029]

Notice of Meeting of National Infrastructure Advisory Council 

AGENCY: Directorate for Preparedness, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) will meet 
in open session.

DATES: Tuesday, July 11, 2006, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW., Washington, DC 
    You may submit comments, identified by DHS-2006-0029, by one of the 
following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 

Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     E-mail: william.corcoran@associates.dhs.gov. When 
submitting comments electronically, please include by DHS-2006-0029, in 
the subject line of the message.
     Mail: Jenny Menna, Department of Homeland Security, 
Directorate for Preparedness, Washington, DC 20528. To ensure proper 
handling, please reference by DHS-2006-0029, on your correspondence. 
This mailing address may be used for paper, disk or CD-ROM submissions.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: Jenny Menna, Department of Homeland 
Security, Directorate for Preparedness, Washington, DC 20528. Contact 
Telephone Number 703-235-5316.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Department of Homeland Security'' and DHS-2006-0029, the docket 
number for this action. Comments received will be posted without 
alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information 

    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received, go to http://www.regulations.gov.

Officer, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20528; 
telephone 703-235-5316.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92-463, as amended (5 
U.S.C. App.1 et seq.). At this meeting, the NIAC will be briefed on the 
status of several Working Group activities in which the Council is 
currently engaged.
    This meeting is open to the public on a first-come, first-served 
basis. Please note that the meeting may close early if all business is 
    A tentative agenda for the meeting is set forth below, but may be 
updated. Please consult the NIAC Website, http://www.dhs.gov/niac, for 

the most current agenda.
    Information on Services for Individuals with Disabilities: For 
information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities, or to request special assistance at the meeting, 
telephone the Designated Federal Officer as soon as possible.

    Dated: June 23, 2006.
Jenny Menna,
Designated Federal Officer for the NIAC.

Draft Agenda of July 11, 2006 Meeting

I. Opening of Meeting
    Jenny Menna, Designated Federal Officer, NIAC, Department of 
Homeland Security
II. Roll Call of Members
    Jenny Menna
III. Opening Remarks and Introductions
    NIAC Chairman, Erle A. Nye, Chairman Emeritus, TXU Corp.
    NIAC Vice Chairman, John T. Chambers, President and CEO, Cisco 
Systems, Inc.
    Michael Chertoff, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 
    Frances Fragos Townsend, Assistant to the President for Homeland 
Security and Counterterrorism (Invited)
IV. Approval of February Minutes
    NIAC Chairman, Erle A. Nye
V. Final Reports and Deliberations
    NIAC Chairman, Erle A. Nye Presiding
    A. Intelligence Coordination
    NIAC Vice Chairman John T. Chambers, Chairman and CEO, Cisco 
Systems, Inc. and Gilbert Gallegos, Chief of Police (ret.), 
Albuquerque, New Mexico Police Department, NIAC Member
B. Deliberation and Approval of Recommendations of Final Report
    NIAC Members
VI. Status Reports on Current Working Group Initiatives
    NIAC Chairman, Erle A. Nye Presiding
A. Chemical, Biological and Radiological Events and the Critical 
Infrastructure Workforce
    Chief Rebecca F. Denlinger, Fire Chief, Cobb County, Georgia Fire 
and Emergency Services, NIAC Member, Martha H. Marsh, Chairman and CEO, 
Stanford Hospital and Clinics, NIAC Member and Bruce Rohde, Chairman 
and CEO Emeritus, ConAgra Foods, Inc.

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B. Convergence of Physical and Cyber Technologies and Related Security 
Management Challenges
    George Conrades, Executive Chairman, Akamai Technologies, NIAC 
Member, Margaret Grayson, President, AEP Government Solutions Group, 
NIAC Member, and Gregory A. Peters, Former President and CEO, Internap 
Network Services Corporation, NIAC Member.
VII. New Business
    NIAC Chairman, Erle A. Nye, NIAC Members TBD
A. Introduction of New Initiative: The Prioritization of Critical 
Infrastructure for a Pandemic Outbreak in the United States
    NIAC Members
B. Deliberation and Voting on Additional New Initiatives
    NIAC Members
VIII. Adjournment
    NIAC Chairman, Erle A. Nye
[FR Doc. E6-10140 Filed 6-27-06; 8:45 am]