[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 164 (Friday, August 22, 2008)]
[Pages 49693-49694]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-19557]



[Docket No. DHS-2008-0086]

Homeland Security Advisory Council

AGENCY: Policy Directorate, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of Open Teleconference Federal Advisory Committee 


SUMMARY: The Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) will meet via 
teleconference for purposes of reviewing and reporting to the Secretary 
of the Department of Homeland Security the ten most pressing strategic-
level challenges that will confront the next Secretary of Homeland 

DATES: The HSAC conference call will take place from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. 
EST on Thursday, September 11, 2008. Please be advised that the meeting 
is scheduled for one hour and we encourage all participating members of 
the public to call-in at the beginning of the call.

ADDRESSES: The HSAC meeting will be held via teleconference. The dial 
in number is 1-800-860-2442 with a PIN code of 82242. Members 
of the public interested in participating in this teleconference 
meeting may do so by following the process outlined below (see ``Public 
    If you desire to submit written comments, they must be submitted by 
September 5, 2008. Comments must be identified by DHS-2008-0086 and may 
be submitted by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.

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     E-mail: [email protected]. Include docket number in the subject 
line of the message.
     Fax: (202) 282-9207.
     Mail: Homeland Security Advisory Council, Department of 
Homeland Security, Mailstop 0850, 245 Murray Lane, SW., Washington, DC 
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Department of Homeland Security'' and DHS-2008-0086, the docket 
number for this action. Comments received will be posted without 
alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal 
information provided.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received by the DHS Homeland Security Advisory Council, go to 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Myers, Homeland Security 
Advisory Council, Washington, DC 20528, (202) 447-3135, [email protected]. 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463). The 
HSAC provides independent advice to the Secretary of the Department of 
Homeland Security to aide in the creation and implementation of 
critical and actionable policies and capabilities across the spectrum 
of homeland security operations. The HSAC shall periodically report, as 
requested, to the Secretary, on such matters. The HSAC serves as an 
advisory body with the goal of providing strategic, timely and 
actionable advice upon the request of the Secretary.
    The HSAC will meet to review the ten most pressing strategic-level 
challenges that face the incoming Secretary of Homeland Security.
    Public Participation: Members of the public may register to 
participate in this HSAC teleconference via the procedures that follow. 
Each individual must provide his or her full legal name and e-mail 
address and phone number no later than 5 p.m. EST., September 8, 2008, 
to Jennifer Myers or a staff member of the HSAC via e-mail at 
[email protected] or via phone at (202) 447-3135. HSAC conference call 
details will be provided to interested members of the public.
    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, contact 
Jennifer Myers as soon as possible.

    Dated: August 18, 2008.
Jeffrey D. Stern,
Executive Director, Homeland Security Advisory Committees.
 [FR Doc. E8-19557 Filed 8-21-08; 8:45 am]