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Released: September 29, 2011

PUBLIC NOTICE

Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

445 12th St., S.W.

Internet: http://www.fcc.gov

Washington, D.C. 20554

TTY: 1-888-835-5322

Released: September 29, 2011

Appointment of Members to the Re-Chartered FCC Diversity Committee

Washington, DC: The Federal Communications Commission hereby announces,
consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the members of the re-
chartered Federal Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the
Digital Age ("Diversity Committee"). See the attached list.
The Committee's mission is to advise the Commission regarding policies and
practices that will enhance diversity in the telecommunications and related
industries. In particular, the Committee will focus on lowering barriers to entry for
historically disadvantaged men and women, exploring ways to ensure universal
access to and adoption of broadband and creating an environment that enables
employment of a diverse workforce within the telecommunications and related
industries.
Barbara Kreisman, Carolyn Fleming Williams, and Nicole McGinnis, will serve as
the Designated Federal Officer and Deputy Federal Officers, respectively, of the
Diversity Committee.
Diversity Committee meetings will be open to the general public and will be
announced, in advance, by Public Notice. The first meeting has been scheduled for
December 6, 2011, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., at FCC Headquarters, 445 12th Street,
SW, Washington, DC. We will provide additional details as they become
available. Information about the Diversity Committee can be found at
www.fcc.gov/DiversityFAC .
If you have any questions, please contact Karen M. Beverly, (202) 418-0993 or
Karen.Beverly@fcc.gov .
-FCC-

MEMBERS OF THE FCC'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON DIVERSITY FOR

COMMUNICATIONS IN A DIGITAL AGE

Barbara Kreisman, Designated Federal Officer
Carolyn Fleming Williams, Designated Deputy Federal Officer
Nicole McGinnis, Designated Deputy Federal Officer

Chair:

Henry Rivera
Emma Bowen Foundation for Minority Interests in Media

Members:

Joaquin Alvarado
American Public Media
Philip Alvelda
MobiTV
Karla Ballard
One Economy
William Branham
21st Century Telecom
Maria Brennan
Women in Cable Telecommunications
Rudy Brioche
Comcast-NBC
Eric Broyles
Megree
Bridgette Daniel
Wilco Electronic Systems, Inc.
Erin Dozier
National Association of Broadcasters
Donna Epps
Verizon
2

Derrick Frost
Invision TV
Anita Stephens Graham
Opportunity Capital Partners
Jessica Gonzales
The National Hispanic Media Coalition
Anton Guitano
CBS
Chanelle Hardy
National Urban League
Charles Harrell
The IT Architect
David Honig
Minority Media Telecommunications Council
Maxie Jackson
National Federation of Community Broadcasters
Ron Johnson
Solutions4Change
Sherman Kizart
Kizart Media Partners
Faye Kuo
Communication Services for the Deaf
Nicol Turner-Lee
Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
Jose Marquez
Latinos in Science and Technology Association
Robert Mendez
Disney
Karen Narasaki
Asian American Justice Center
3

Celia Nogales
AT&T
Javier Palomarez
United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Susan Patrick
Patrick Communications
Tony Perez
National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors
Steve Roberts
The Roberts Companies
Andy Schwartzman
Media Access Project
Diane Sutter
Shooting Star Broadcasting
Sylvia Strobel
Alliance for Women in Media
Dr. Jorge Schement
Rutgers University
Virgil Smith
Gannett Co.
Dr. Cindy Shao
Asian American Chamber of Commerce
Loris Ann Taylor
Native Public Media
Walter Ulloa
Entravision
Mark Wallace
Cipher Communications
4

Jim Winston
National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters
Coriell Wright
Free Press
5

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