The Surface Transportation Board (STB) published an advisory council vacancy notice in Monday’s Federal Register (78 FR 40823-40824; available on-line today). The notice announces two vacancies on the Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council (RSTAC) one for an at-large (public interest representative) and one for a large shipper representative. According to the notice; “RSTAC focuses on issues of importance to small shippers and small railroads, including car supply, rates, competition, and procedures for addressing claims).
The STB is soliciting suggestions for people to be appointed to fill these vacancies. The notice contains the necessary qualifications and requirements for the positions. Suggestions should be submitted via the STB’s E-Filing link (http://www.stb.dot.gov). Submissions need to be made by July 31st, 2013.