Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government
The selection, service, and appointment of representative organizations to the Board are covered by provisions of Section 302 of Public Law 99-662. The substance of those provisions is as follows:
All ten representative organizations whose interim terms expire are eligible for consideration. Individuals, firms or associations may nominate representative organizations to serve on the Board. Nominations will:
(1) Include the commercial operations of the carrier and/or shipper representative organization being nominated. This commercial operations information will show the actual or estimated ton-miles of each commodity carried or shipped on the inland waterways system in a recent year (or years), using the waterway regions and commodity categories previously listed.
(2) State the region(s) to be represented.
(3) State whether the nominated representative organization is a carrier, shipper or both.
(4) Provide the name of an individual to be the principle person representing the organization and information pertaining to their personal qualifications, to include a bio or a resume.
Previous nominations received in response to notices published in the