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Released May 14, 2013
CHAIRMAN GENACHOWSKI ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF NEW MUNICIPAL
AND TRIBAL REPRESENTATIVES TO THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL ADVISORY
Today Chairman Julius Genachowski announced the appointment of Sonja Reece and Susie Allen to fill
open seats on the Intergovernmental Advisory Committee (IAC), bringing the IAC to its full strength of
fifteen members.1 Sonja Reece, Mayor Pro Tem and Council Member of the Town of Normal, Illinois,
has been appointed to fill the open municipal seat, and Susie Allen, Information Technology Division
Project Manager of the Colville Confederated Tribes in Nespelem, Washington, has been appointed to fill
the open Tribal seat.
The IAC’s mission is to make recommendations to the Commission on the many communications issues
affecting local, state and Tribal governments that are within the jurisdiction of the Commission. The
current IAC term commenced with its first meeting in December, 2011 and will conclude with its last
meeting in December 2013.
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1 On February 13, 2013, the Commission issued a Public Notice seeking nominations to fill two vacant positions for
municipal and Tribal officials. FCC Seeks Nominations for Municipal and Tribal Representatives on the
Intergovernmental Advisory Committee
, Public Notice, 2013 WL 587839 (DA 13-201). http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2013/db0213/DA-13-201A1.pdf