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 Textiles and Clothing DOC 84c145ca-7218-41b9-83e4-1c82e0fa81f8 [21417]: http://www.trade.gov/itac Department of Commerce [12]: http://www.doc.gov Sponsoring Agency Beneficiary Ms. Sara A. Beatty American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Werner Bieri Consultant, Representing the National Cotton Council of America Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Edward G. Cochrane Vice President and Secretary, Mount Vernon Mills, Inc. Committee Member Representative Performer Ms. Tena M. Cogswell Leigh Fibers Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Jason C. Copland Copland Industries, Inc. Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Sudeepto Datta International Brand Partners, LLC Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Shawn J. Dougherty Dillon Yarn Corporation Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Marc L. Fleischaker Esq. Consultant representing Rubber & Plastic Footwear Manufacturers Association Committee Member Representative Performer Ms. Jessica E. Franken INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Allen E. Gant Jr. Glen Raven, Inc. Committee Member Representative Performer Ms. Monica Oberkofler Gorman American Eagle Outfitters Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Michael S. Hubbard National Council of Textile Organizations Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Frank K. Hurd Carpet and Rug Institute Committee Member Representative Performer Ms. Maristella Iacobello Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation Committee Member Representative Performer Mark S. Jaeger Esq. Jockey International, Inc. Committee Member Representative Performer Ms. Jane L. Johnson Unifi, Inc. Committee Member Representative Performer Ms. Sarah F. Kay The Hosiery Association Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Michael D. Korchmar Korchmar Leather Specialty Company Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Henry L. Kotkins Jr. Skyway Luggage Company Committee Member Representative Performer Matthew B. LeBretton Esq. New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. Committee Member Representative Performer Bernard Leifer Esq. SG Footwear, Inc. Committee Member Representative Performer Ms. Jean H. Lineberger Representing the U.S. Industrial Fabrics Institute Committee Member Representative Performer Ms. Sara L. Mayes Gemini Shippers Group Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Carlos F. Moore Swift Galey, Inc. Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Paul T. O'Day American Fiber Manufacturers Association Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Thomas F. Pollak Pollak Import-Export Corporation Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Gary E. Ross Avon Products, Non-Beauty Global Supply Chain Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Charles L. Sanders Senior Director, Customs Compliance Committee Member Representative Performer William K. Schapiro, Esq. Legal Advisor Representing SMART: Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. George W. Shuster Cranston Print Works Company Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Jack W. Spoon Milliken & Company Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. David L.K. Trumbull National Textile Association Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Timothy C. Voit Thomaston Mills, division of ATD-American Company Committee Member Representative Performer Richard W. Williams Sr., Ph.D. Williams Companies, Inc. Committee Member Representative Performer Ms. Helga L. Ying Levi Strauss & Company Committee Member Representative Performer The Committee shall perform such functions and duties and prepare such 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, and implementation of existing trade agreements affecting its sector. bb714774-2612-4640-9b85-07c51455b833 The committee shall perform such functions and duties and prepare reports, as required by Section 135 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended. The Committee advises the Secretary and the USTR concerning trade matters referred to in Sections 101, 102, and 124 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended; with respect to the operation of any agreement once entered into; and with respect to other matters arising in connection with the development, implementation, and administration of the trade policy of the United States including those matters referred to in Reorganization Plan Number 3 of 1979 and Executive Order 12188, and the priorities for actions thereunder. In particular, the Committee provides detailed policy advice, information and recommendations to the Secretary of Commerce and the USTR on a broad range of trade policies and initiatives including customs, standards, non-tariff barriers, rules of origin, the World Trade Organization Doha Round of trade negotiations, Free Trade Agreement negotiations. ITAC 13 also provides advice to the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA) on China textile safeguard actions, bilateral trade negotiations, transshipment issues, and commercial availability. b99a1eb5-3076-4fbd-81bb-1d0c95451f04 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. 3aa9e1ae-7bdb-4655-8845-99811652e7e4 Make, Accept, Implement 686c8b49-54f6-43e8-875c-e7f2609504dd 941ad21b-fafc-4de3-b753-001ca31413e0 Recommendations Made Number Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Textiles and Clothing Department of Commerce Unspecified n/a 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 On average 3-4 recommendations are submitted annually. However, most advice is rendered orally to the negotiators during closed meetings. 0 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 8e1c82b1-ee4f-4482-8cb3-3a2d94e931a9 Recommendations Fully Accepted Percentage Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Textiles and Clothing 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 No measureable calculation. Committee members that give advice to U.S. trade negotiators, typically do not receive feedback from negotiators regarding how their advice has been applied or utilized within the various bi-lateral and multi-lateral trade negotiations. 0 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 3544926b-fa1e-4f1d-8bb3-5082f63d1f36 Recommendations Partially Accepted Percentage Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Textiles and Clothing 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 No measurable calculation. Committee members that give advice to U.S. trade negotiators, typically do not receive feedback from negotiators regarding how their advice has been applied or utilized within the various bi-lateral and multi-lateral trade negotiations. 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.