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 Standards and Technical Trade Barriers DOC 4c7c3f13-71ee-4c33-aea9-3d53758ac167 [21420]: http://www.trade.gov/itac Department of Commerce [12]: http://www.doc.gov Sponsoring Agency Beneficiary Mr. S. Joe Bhatia President and Chief Executive Officer, American National Standards Institute Committee Member Representative Performer Ms. Janet E. Collins Global Biotechnology Manager at Dupont Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Robert W. Glowinski American Forest & Paper Association Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. John M. Kolmer Manager, Specialty Products Business Unit, Caterpillar, Inc. Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. David Y. Ling Regulatory Policy Specialist, Hewlett-Packard Company Committee Member Representative Performer Ms. June N. Ling Assoc. Executive Director, Codes and Standards, ASME International Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. David L. Miller American Petroleum Institute Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Wayne E. Morris Vice President, Division Services, Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Ronald H. Reimer Rockwell Automation Committee Member Representative Performer Ms. Peggy S. Rochette Senior Director, International Affairs, Grocery Manufacturers Association Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Alvin B. Scolnik Vice President, Technical Services, National Electrical Manufacturers Association Committee Member Representative Performer Shanker A. Singham, Esq. Legal Advisor Representing the Technology CEO Council Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. James A. Thomas American Society for Testing and Materials International Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Peter S. Unger American Association for Laboratory Accreditation Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Michael F. Violette Director, Washington Laboratories, Ltd. Committee Member Representative Performer Ms. Ann M. Weeks Vice President, Global Government Affairs 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 Promotions Authority Act of 2002, and implementation of existing trade agreements affecting its sector. 82534ee6-150d-4df3-b62b-32700da9038d The Committee advises the Secretary and the USTR concerning the 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. In particular, the Committee provides detailed policy and technical advice, information, and recommendations to the Secretary and the 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; and performs such other advisory functions relevant to U.S. trade policy as may be requested by the Secretary and the USTR or their designees. 937a2231-7481-40c2-88e4-be109fc1d01b 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. cb782f07-c1c9-4339-a029-f465a6f3d14a Make, Accept, Implement 80de379c-43ff-4c85-a5da-5c818dc35eab ba29556a-c875-4fae-bc53-8cd1c81ecb95 Recommendations Made Number Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Standards and Technical Trade Barriers Department of Commerce Unspecified n/a 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 On average 3-4 recommendations are submitted annually. No measureable calculation. The ITAC 16 presented their respective member views on priority issues on multilateral, bilateral, and regional trade negotiations. Their advice and recommendations are usually rendered orally during meetings while U.S. Government officials are present. 0 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 e09cc408-e705-4c56-9c09-9bf325b834d5 Recommendations Fully Accepted Percentage Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Standards and Technical Trade Barriers 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 2fd740cf-3d24-4419-abb5-18fe1ba6380f Recommendations Partially Accepted Percentage Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Standards and Technical Trade Barriers 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 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 formal concurrence process which ensures that the appropriate level Commerce officials are seeing the advice and have a chance for comment. The Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade reviews and clears prior to the Secretary''s review and signature, which ensures that ITAC advice is weighed and considered. 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.