81 FR 33211 - Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Federal Register Volume 81, Issue 101 (May 25, 2016)

Page Range33211-33212
FR Document2016-12292

The Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Board of Overseers) and the Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Judges Panel) will meet together in open session on Thursday, June 9, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern time. The Board of Overseers, appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, reports the results of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Award) activities to the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) each year, along with its recommendations for the improvement of the Award process. The Judges Panel, also appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, ensures the integrity of the Award selection process and recommends Award recipients to the Secretary of Commerce. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and review information received from the National Institute of Standards and Technology and from the Chair of the Judges Panel. The agenda will include: Baldrige Program Update, Baldrige Foundation Fundraising Update, Baldrige Judges Panel Update, Ethics Review, Applicants and Eligibility, and New Business/Public Comment.

Federal Register, Volume 81 Issue 101 (Wednesday, May 25, 2016)
[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 101 (Wednesday, May 25, 2016)]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-12292]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Institute of Standards and Technology


Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award 
and Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

AGENCY: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National 
Quality Award (Board of Overseers) and the Judges Panel of the Malcolm 
Baldrige National Quality Award (Judges Panel) will meet together in 
open session on Thursday, June 9, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 
Eastern time. The Board of Overseers, appointed by the Secretary of 
Commerce, reports the results of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality 
Award (Award) activities to the Director of the National Institute of 
Standards and Technology (NIST) each year, along with its 
recommendations for the improvement of the Award process. The Judges 
Panel, also appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, ensures the 
integrity of the Award selection process and recommends Award 
recipients to the Secretary of Commerce. The purpose of this meeting is 
to discuss and review information received from the National Institute 
of Standards and Technology and from the Chair of the Judges Panel. The 
agenda will include: Baldrige Program Update, Baldrige Foundation 
Fundraising Update, Baldrige Judges Panel Update, Ethics Review, 
Applicants and Eligibility, and New Business/Public Comment.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, June 9, 2016 from 8:30 
a.m. Eastern time until 3:00 p.m. Eastern time. The meeting will be 
open to the public.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Institute of 
Standards and Technology, Building 101, Lecture Room A, 100 Bureau 
Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899. Please note admittance 
instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this 
notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Fangmeyer, Director, Baldrige 
Performance Excellence Program, National Institute of Standards and 
Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1020, Gaithersburg, Maryland 
20899-1020, telephone number (301) 975-2360, or by email at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

    Authority:  15 U.S.C. 3711a(d)(1), 15 U.S.C. 3711a(d)(2)(B) and 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App.

    Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 
U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the Board of Overseers and the 
Judges Panel will meet together in open session on Thursday, June 9, 
2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern time. The Board of Overseers 
(Board) is currently composed of eight members preeminent in the field 
of organizational performance excellence and appointed by the Secretary 
of Commerce. Additional Board members may be added in advance of this 
meeting, where the Board will make an annual report on the results of 
Award activities to the Director of the National Institute of Standards 
and Technology (NIST) and provide its recommendations for improvement 
of the Award process. The Judges Panel consists of twelve members with 
balanced representation from U.S. service, manufacturing, nonprofit, 
education, and health care industries. The Panel includes members who 
are familiar with the quality improvement operations and 
competitiveness issues of manufacturing companies, service companies, 
small businesses, health care providers, and educational institutions. 
The Judges Panel recommends Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award 
recipients to the Secretary of Commerce.
    The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and review information 
received from NIST and from the Chair of the Judges Panel of the 
Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The agenda will include: 
Baldrige Program Update, Baldrige Foundation Fundraising Update, 
Baldrige Judges Panel Update, Ethics Review, Applicants and 
Eligibility, and New Business/Public Comment. The agenda may change to 
accommodate the Judges Panel and Board of Overseers business. The final 
agenda will be posted on the NIST Baldrige Performance Excellence Web 
site at http://www.nist.gov/baldrige/community/overseers.cfm. The 
meeting is open to the public.
    Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to 
offer comments and suggestions related to the Board's affairs and/or 
the Panel of Judges' general process are invited to request a place on 
the agenda. On June 9, 2016, approximately one-half hour will be 
reserved in the afternoon for public comments, and speaking times will 
be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. The amount of time per 
speaker will be determined by the number of requests received, but is 
likely to be about 3 minutes each. The exact time for public comments 
will be included in the final agenda that will be posted on the 
Baldrige Performance Excellence Program Web site at http://www.nist.gov/baldrige/community/overseers.cfm. Questions from the 
public will not be considered during this period. Speakers who wish to 
expand upon their oral statements, those who had wished to speak, but 
could not be accommodated on the agenda, and those who were unable to 
attend in person are invited to submit written statements to the 
Baldrige Performance Excellence Program,

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Attention Nancy Young, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 
100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1020, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 20899-1020, 
via fax at 301-975-4967 or electronically by email to 
[email protected].
    All visitors to the National Institute of Standards and Technology 
site will have to pre-register to be admitted. Please submit your name, 
time of arrival, email address and phone number to Nancy Young no later 
than 4:00 p.m. Eastern time, Thursday, June 2, 2016, and she will 
provide you with instructions for admittance. Non-U.S. citizens must 
submit additional information; please contact Nancy Young by email at 
[email protected] or by phone at (301) 975-2361. Also, please note 
that under the REAL ID Act of 2005 (Pub. L. 109-13), federal agencies, 
including NIST, can only accept a state-issued driver's license or 
identification card for access to federal facilities if issued by 
states that are REAL ID compliant or have an extension. NIST also 
currently accepts other forms of federal-issued identification in lieu 
of a state-issued driver's license. For detailed information please 
contact Ms. Young or visit: http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/visitor/
.

Kevin Kimball,
NIST Chief of Staff.
[FR Doc. 2016-12292 Filed 5-24-16; 8:45 am]
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PublisherOffice of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration
SectionNotices
ActionNotice of open meeting.
DatesThe meeting will be held on Thursday, June 9, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. Eastern time until 3:00 p.m. Eastern time. The meeting will be open to the public.
ContactRobert Fangmeyer, Director, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1020, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-1020, telephone number (301) 975-2360, or by email at [email protected]
FR Citation81 FR 33211 

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