SUMMARY: The President's Homeland Security Advisory Council (PHSAC or
Council) will meet telephonically in an open session on Friday,
February 21, 2003, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., EST. The PHSAC will meet
to deliberate on the draft Statewide Template for Homeland Security,
prepared by the State and Local Senior Advisory Committee and, pending
discussion, approve a draft letter to the President regarding the
Objectives: The President's Homeland Security Advisory Council was
established by Executive Order 13260 (67 FR 13241, March 21, 2002). The
objectives of the PHSAC are to provide advice and recommendations to
the President of the United States through the Assistant to the
President for Homeland Security on matters relating to homeland
Public Participation: This meeting will take place via
teleconference through the following call-in number: 1-888-285-4585.
Interested members of the public may listen to this meeting. To ensure
the appropriate number of lines, however, persons wishing to listen to
the meeting must register with Cynthia Gismegian at (202) 456-1700 by 4
p.m., EST, on Thursday, February 20, 2003, to obtain the access code.
Public Comments: Members of the public who wish to file a written
statement with the PHSAC may do so by mail to Mr. Charles Howton at the
following address: President's Homeland Security Advisory Council, U.S.
General Services Administration (GSA/MC, Room G-230), 1800 F St., NW.,
Washington, DC 20405. Comments also may be sent to Charles Howton by e-
mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by facsimile (FAX) to (202) 273-