FACA Committee Purpose & Justification The information in this plan was imported from the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) database and transformed into StratML Part 1, Strategic Plan, format. Fiscal Year:2011 Committee Type: Other Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Forest Products DOC 02930949-9b19-43f6-8985-8421bfe5a6f2 [21410]: http://www.trade.gov/itac Department of Commerce [12]: http://www.doc.gov Sponsoring Agency Beneficiary Mr. Michael Brummer President, Michael Brummer & Assoc., Inc., Representing Fitzpatrick & Weller Company Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Edward G. Elias Vice President and Corporate Secretary, APA - The Engineered Wood Association Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Jacob Handelsman Senior Director, International Trade, American Forest & Paper Association Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Brent J. McClendon Executive Vice President, International Wood Products Association Committee Member Representative Performer Ms. Virginia R. McLain Vice President, Operations Emerging Markets, MeadWestvaco Corporation Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Dudley D. Morgan III President, Southern Forest Products Association Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Thomas D. Searles President, American Lumber Standards Committee Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Robert W. Taylor Vice President, Softwood Lumber, Weyerhaeuser Company Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. C. Richard Titus Executive Vice President, Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association Committee Member Representative Performer The Committee performs its functions and duties and prepare reports, as may be required by Section 135 of the Trade Act, with respect to the industry trade advisory committees. The Committee advises the Secretary and USTR on trade matters referred to in section 135(a)(1) of the Act, and is consulted regarding the matters referred to in section 135(a)(2) of the Act. The Committee provides detailed policy and technical advice, information, and recommendations to the Secretary and USTR regarding trade barriers, negotiation of trade agreements under section 2103 of the Bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority Act of 2002. 1c46443d-496d-41ea-9e88-96650ed71253 Most feedback is rendered orally during meetings; when written advice is sent to the Secretary of Commerce and the USTR, or their designees, it is reviewed by Secretary's policy staff and tasked to appropriate ITA unit to prepare draft response. Commerce internal procedures require that all responses for Secretarial signature (and/or joint signature with USTR) go through a concurrence process which ensures that the appropriate level Commerce officials are seeing the advice and have a chance for comment. All formal responses must be cleared by the Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade prior to Secretary''s signature, which ensures that ITAC advice is weighed and considered. 1575b587-cf85-4177-86fa-c4c565a6dad2 Recommandations This Committee is essential to carry out the Secretary and USTR's responsibilities under section 135(c)(2) of the 1974 Trade Act, as delegated by E.O. 11846 of March 27, 1975. There is no other Committee that can perform the duties of this Committee. de2bf0da-a457-489b-9ebb-3ffcfd92d051 Make, Accept, Implement 38a2c81b-8b15-40f4-aeab-6af9008c0ad3 207a35c2-1a6d-45bd-a69a-2ce89ff4b517 Recommendations Made Number Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Forest Products Department of Commerce Unspecified n/a 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 On average 3-4 recommendations are submitted annually.Reports on the following agreements: U.S.-Oman FTA; U.S.-Peru TPA; U.S.-Colombia TPA; U.S.-Bahrain FTA; U.S.-Korea FTA; U.S.-Panama TPA. 0 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 a5de8d1e-5d81-49eb-9356-7d1e8be89a28 Recommendations Fully Accepted Percentage Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Forest Products Department of Commerce For a variety of its own reasons not applicable to the Committee, the agency may implement all/most of the recommendations, but few times recommendations are not implemented. n/a 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 100 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 75db7c3b-b752-43b0-8a7f-a29457a6f755 Recommendations Partially Accepted Percentage Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Forest Products Department of Commerce There are sometimes a few proposals which were not funded in their entirety, those few being scaled back from their original level of requested funding (allowable under the program). n/a 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 0 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 2013-07-09 http://explore.data.gov/resource/datasets/c5i3-bb9j Gannon (J.) Dick gannon_dick@yahoo.com Submit error.