Here is a good example of a FAC recruitment notice published in the Federal Register.
The notice provides the public with information on what the FAC is established to do, how members are appointed and cleared, what expertise is sought in potential members, and the method for interested parties to respond.
When drafting a notice of recruitment, be sure that you ask interested parties to submit information that you will need to move through the selection and clearance process should they be identified as a potential member.
Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 196 / Tuesday, October 12, 2010 / Notices 62509
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Bureau of Industry and Security
Technical Advisory Committees;
Notice of Recruitment of Private-Sector
SUMMARY: Seven Technical Advisory
Committees (TACs) advise the
Department of Commerce on the
technical parameters for export controls
applicable to dual-use commodities and
technology and on the administration of
those controls. The TACs are composed
of representatives from industry
representatives, academic leaders and
U.S. Government representing diverse
points of view on the concerns of the
exporting community. Industry
representatives are selected from firms
producing a broad range of goods,
technologies, and software presently
controlled for national security,
foreign policy, and short
supply reasons or that are proposed for
such controls, balanced to the extent
possible among large and small firms.
TAC members are appointed by the
Secretary of Commerce and serve terms
of not more than four consecutive years.
The membership reflects the
Department’s commitment to attaining
balance and diversity. TAC members
must obtain secret-level clearances prior
to appointment. These clearances are
necessary so that members may be
permitted access to the classified
information needed to formulate
recommendations to the Department of
Commerce. Each TAC meets
approximately four times per year.
Members of the Committees will not be
compensated for their services.
The seven TACs are responsible for
advising the Department of Commerce
on the technical parameters for export
controls and the administration of those
controls within the following areas:
Information Systems TAC: Control List
Categories 3 (electronics), 4 (computers),
and 5 (telecommunications and
information security); Materials TAC:
Control List Category 1 (materials,
chemicals, microorganisms, and toxins);
Materials Processing Equipment TAC:
Control List Category 2 (materials
processing); Regulations and Procedures
TAC: The Export Administration
Regulations (EAR) and Procedures for
implementing the EAR; Sensors and
Instrumentation TAC: Control List
Category 6 (sensors and lasers);
Transportation and Related Equipment
TAC: Control List Categories 7
(navigation and avionics), 8 (marine),
and 9 (propulsion systems, space
vehicles, and related equipment) and
Emerging Technology and Research
Advisory Committee: (1) The
identification of emerging technologies
and research and development activities
that may be of interest from a dual-use
perspective; (2) the prioritization of new
and existing controls to determine
which are of greatest consequence to
national security; (3) the potential
impact of dual-use export control
requirements on research activities; and
(4) the threat to national security posed
by the unauthorized exports of
To respond to this recruitment notice,
please send a copy of your resume to
Ms. Yvette Springer at
Deadline: This Notice of Recruitment
will be open for one year from its date
of publication in the Federal Register.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms.
Yvette Springer on (202) 482–2813.
Dated: October 6, 2010.
Committee Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010–25463 Filed 10–8–10; 8:45 am]BILLING CODE 3510–33–P