Lynn Scarlett

Patricia Lynn Scarlett is a leading US environmental policy executive and analyst. She is the Vice President of Policy and Government Relations at the Nature Conservancy.[1] She is a frequent commentator on environmental issues.[2][3][4][5] She was the Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Secretary of the Interior from 2005 to 2009, having previously served as the Assistant Secretary of Policy, Management and Budget from 2001 to 2005.[6] Appointed by President George W. Bush, Scarlett was sworn in as Deputy Secretary of the Interior on November 22, 2005. In 2006 she served as acting Secretary of the Interior between the administrations of Gale Norton and Dirk Kempthorne.[7] While at DOI she chaired the federal Wildland Fire Leadership Council (2004–05). She also co-chaired the First Lady's Preserve America Initiative on historic preservation (2003–08). She also chaired DOI's Climate Change Task Force, which examined the effects of climate change on land, water, wildlife and infrastructure. Scarlett convened and chaired the Department's Cooperative Conservation Working Group, and also represented the Department on an interagency cooperative conservation task force that planned and convened the White House Conference on Cooperative Conservation in 2005. In her management capacities, Scarlett served on the President's Management Council and its executive steering committee.

Before joining the administration, Scarlett was President of the Reason Foundation in Los Angeles, California, an organization where she had previously as a policy analyst and senior manager. From 2010-2013 she was Co-Director, Center for the Management of Ecological Wealth at Resources for the Future.

She was a member of the national Commission on Climate and Tropical Forests, and of several National Research Council committees. She served on the boards of the National Parks Conservation Association, the National Wildlife Refuge Association, as well as acting as an advisor to several private-sector firms. She was Chair of the board of the American Hiking Society and of RESOLVE. She is a trustee emeritus of the Udall Foundation.[8] She is Chair of the Science Advisory Board for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [9]

In 2009, she was elected as Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.[10] In 2014, she was awarded the Sustained Achievement Award of the Renewable Natural Resources Foundation, recognizing her long-term contribution and commitment to the protection and conservation of natural resources.[11] Also in 2014, she was appointed to the US Blue Ribbon Panel on Sustaining America's Diverse Fish and Wildlife Resources.[12]

Lynn Scarlett
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United States Secretary of the Interior
In office
April 1, 2006 – May 26, 2006
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byGale Norton
Succeeded byDirk Kempthorne
2nd United States Deputy Secretary of the Interior
In office
November 22, 2005 – May 22, 2009
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Barack Obama
Preceded byJ. Steven Griles
Succeeded byDavid J. Hayes
Personal details
Patricia Lynn Scarlett
Political partyRepublican
EducationUniversity of California, Santa Barbara (BA, MA)

By Lynn Scarlett


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David J. Hayes

David J. Hayes is the executive director of the State Energy & Environmental Impact Center (State Impact Center) at New York University School of Law. The State Impact Center is dedicated to helping state attorneys general fight against regulatory rollbacks and advocate for clean energy, climate change and environmental values and protections. It was launched in August 2017 with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies and is non-partisan.

FIPS 201

FIPS 201 (Federal Information Processing Standard Publication 201) is a United States federal government standard that specifies Personal Identity Verification (PIV) requirements for Federal employees and contractors.

In response to HSPD-12, the NIST Computer Security Division initiated a new program for improving the identification and authentication of Federal employees and contractors for access to Federal facilities and information systems. FIPS 201 was developed to satisfy the technical requirements of HSPD-12, approved by the Secretary of Commerce, and issued on February 25, 2005.

FIPS 201 together with NIST SP 800-78 (Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Sizes for PIV) are required for U.S. Federal Agencies, but do not apply to US National Security systems.

The Government Smart Card Interagency Advisory Board has indicated that to comply with FIPS 201 PIV II, US government agencies should use smart card technology.

List of animals of Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park in the northwest United States is home to a large variety of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians, many of which migrate within the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. These animals are a major park attraction.

Reason Foundation

The Reason Foundation is an American libertarian think tank founded in 1978. The foundation publishes the magazine Reason. Based in Los Angeles, California, it is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization. According to its web site, the foundation is committed to advancing "the values of individual freedom and choice, limited government, and market-friendly policies." According to the 2014 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report (Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program, University of Pennsylvania), the Foundation is number 41 (of 60) in the "Top Think Tanks in the United States".Reason Foundation's policy research areas include: air traffic control, American domestic monetary policy, school choice, eminent domain, government reform, housing, land use, immigration, privatization, public-private partnerships, urban traffic and congestion, transportation, industrial hemp, medical marijuana, police raids and militarization, free trade, globalization and telecommunications. Affiliated projects include Drew Carey's Reason TV video website. Reason Foundation staff also regularly contribute to the Out of Control Policy Blog.

Reason Foundation cofounder Robert Poole is an MIT-trained engineer and the author of Cutting Back City Hall. The book provided the intellectual support for Margaret Thatcher's privatization efforts in the United Kingdom. Poole remains at Reason serving as an officer on the organization's board of trustees and Director of Transportation. Poole founded Reason with Manny Klausner and Tibor Machan.

Scarlett (surname)

This unusual name is of Norman French origin and is a metonymic occupational surname for a dyer or a seller of rich, brightly coloured cloth, often of a brilliant, vivid red colour. The derivation of the name is from the Old French word "Escarlate", scarlet, which by 1182 was already being used as the name of a cloth, particularly bright red cloth. The ultimate derivation is from the Latin "Scarlata". The modern surname can be found in either of two forms; Scarlet or Scarlett.

Scarlett is the surname of :

Baron Abinger several people including :

James Scarlett, 1st Baron Abinger (1769–1844)

Robert Scarlett, 2nd Baron Abinger (1794–1861)

William Scarlett, 3rd Baron Abinger (1826–1892)

James Scarlett, 4th Baron Abinger (1871–1903)

Shelley Scarlett, 5th Baron Abinger (1872–1917)

Robert Scarlett, 6th Baron Abinger (1876–1927)

Hugh Scarlett, 7th Baron Abinger (1878–1943)

James Scarlett, 8th Baron Abinger (1914–2002)

Andre Scarlett (born 1980), English professional footballer.

Austin Scarlett (born 1983), US fashion designers and artists.

Brian Scarlett (1938-2004) British particle technologist.

Connor Scarlett (born 1992), British Actor.

Francis Muir Scarlett (1891–1971), United States District Judge.

Francis Rowland Scarlett (1875–1934), Senior Air Force Commander.

Fred Scarlett (born 1975), British rower.

Hunter Scarlett (1885–1954), American ophthalmologist and college footballer.

James Yorke Scarlett (1799–1871), British general and hero of the Crimean War.

John Scarlett (Toronto) (1777–1865), Canadian merchant.

John Scarlett (footballer) (born 1947), Australian rules footballer.

John McLeod Scarlett (born 1948), head of the British Secret Intelligence Service, commonly known as MI6

Ken Scarlett (born 1927), Australian Writer

Lynn Scarlett, American environmental policy analyst

Matthew Scarlett (born 1979), Australian Footballer

Niara Scarlett, Singer-song writer British

Peter Campbell Scarlett (1804–1881), British Diplomat

Sir Peter W.S.Y. Scarlett (1905–1987), British Diplomat

Reginald Scarlett (born 1934), West Indian cricketer

Robert Scarlett (born 1979), Jamaican Footballer

Robert Dalley-Scarlett (1887–1959), organist Australia, choirmster and composer

Ron Scarlett (1911–2002), Paleozoologist New Zealand

Sir William Anglin Scarlett (1777–1831), Chief Justice of Jamaica

United States Deputy Secretary of the Interior

The Deputy Secretary of the Interior, in the United States government, advises and assists the Secretary of the Interior in the supervision and direction of the Department of the Interior and its activities, and succeeds the Secretary in his or her absence, sickness, or unavailability. The Deputy Secretary of the Interior is appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate. In 1990, the title of the position was changed from Under Secretary of the Interior to Deputy Secretary of the Interior.With the resignation Secretary Gale Norton announced March 10, 2006, effective at the end of March, Lynn Scarlett became the Acting Secretary of the Interior until President George W. Bush's nomination for Secretary, Dirk Kempthorne, was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 26 of that year.Section 3346 of U.S. Code within Title 5, or 5 U.S.C. § 3346, details time limitations of acting officers. An acting officer may serve no longer than 210 days after the vacancy, from the date a first or second nomination is pending before the Senate, the date a first or second nomination is withdrawn, rejected, or returned, or the date the Senate reconvenes if the appointment has taken place while Congress has adjourned sine die.

United States Secretary of the Interior

The United States Secretary of the Interior is the head of the United States Department of the Interior. The Department of the Interior in the United States is responsible for the management and conservation of most federal land and natural resources; it oversees such agencies as the Bureau of Land Management, the United States Geological Survey, and the National Park Service. The Secretary also serves on and appoints the private citizens on the National Park Foundation board. The Secretary is a member of the President's Cabinet. The U.S. Department of the Interior should not be confused with the Ministries of the Interior as used in many other countries. Ministries of the Interior in these other countries correspond primarily to the Department of Homeland Security in the U.S. Cabinet and secondarily to the Department of Justice.

Because the policies and activities of the Department of the Interior and many of its agencies have a substantial impact in the Western United States, the Secretary of the Interior has typically come from a western state; only two of the individuals to hold the office since 1949 have not been from a state lying west of the Mississippi River. The current Interior Secretary is David Bernhardt, who held the office in an acting capacity until April 2019. He succeeded Ryan Zinke who resigned on January 2, 2019.

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