Wednesday, April 26, 2017

U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy; Notice of Charter Renewal


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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 79 (Wednesday, April 26, 2017)]
[Page 19309]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2017-08384]



[Public Notice: 9975]

U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy; Notice of Charter

The Department of State has renewed the Charter for the U.S.
Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy. The bipartisan commission
appraises U.S. Government activities intended to understand, inform,
and influence foreign publics. The Advisory Commission may conduct
studies, inquiries, and meetings, as it deems necessary. It may
assemble and disseminate information and issue reports and other
publications, subject to the approval of the Chairperson, in
consultation with the Executive Director. The Advisory Commission may
undertake foreign travel in pursuit of its studies and coordinate,
sponsor, or oversee projects, studies, events, or other activities that
are necessary to fulfill its functions.

The Commission consists of seven members appointed by the
President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The
members of the Commission shall represent the public interest and shall
be selected from a cross section of educational, communications,
cultural, scientific, technical, public service, labor, business, and
professional backgrounds. Not more than four members shall be from any
one political party. The President designates a member to chair the

The current members of the Commission are: Mr. Sim Farar of
California, Chairman; Mr. William Hybl of Colorado, Vice-Chairman;
Ambassador Lyndon Olson of Texas; Ambassador Penne Korth-Peacock of
Texas; Ms. Anne Terman Wedner of Illinois; and Ms. Georgette Mosbacher
of New York. One seat on the Commission is currently vacant. To request
further information about the meeting or the U.S. Advisory Commission
on Public Diplomacy, you may contact its Executive Director, Shawn
Powers at

Shawn Powers,
Executive Director, Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, Department
of State.
[FR Doc. 2017-08384 Filed 4-25-17; 8:45 am]

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