Federal Communications Commission
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445 12th St., S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554
May 16, 3013
FCC ANNOUNCES MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY,
RELIABILITY, AND INTEROPERABILITY COUNCIL
This Public Notice serves as notice that, consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee
Act,1 Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) Chairman Julius
Genachowski has appointed members to the Communications Security, Reliability, and
Interoperability Council (CSRIC or Council).2 The members represent a diverse and balanced
mix of viewpoints from public safety organizations; federal, state and local government
agencies; the communications industry; organizations representing Internet users; utility
companies; public interest organizations; and other experts.3 The Council is a federal advisory
committee that will provide recommendations to the Commission regarding best practices and
actions the Commission may take to ensure the security, reliability, and interoperability of
Chairman Genachowski has designated Larissa L. Herda, Chairman, CEO and President
of tw telecom, inc. as Chair of the Council. A full list of Council members is attached to this
On March 19, 2013 pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Commission
renewed the CSRIC charter for a period of two years, through March 18, 2015. Under the
charter, CSRIC’s duties may include:
1 5 U.S.C. App. 2.
2 On February 7, 2013, the Commission released a Public Notice seeking nominations and expressions of
interest for membership on the Council. See
FCC Recharters the Communications Security, Reliability,
and Interoperability Council for a Fourth Two-Year Term; Seeks Nominations by March 20, 2013 for
Membership, Public Notice
, DA 13-173, rel. Feb. 7, 2013. On March 19, 2013, the Commission
extended the time for nominations through April 12, 2013. See
FCC Extends Deadline for Membership
Nominations Until April 12, 2013 for Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council, Public Notice
, DA 13-459, rel. Mar. 19, 2013.
3 The Commission will announce the Council’s first meeting in the Federal Register and in a separate
Developing and recommending best practices and actions the FCC can take to
promote reliable communications services, including 911, Enhanced 911, and Next
Generation 911 service.
Identifying and recommending to the FCC a set of best practices and actions the FCC
can take to make communications networks, including broadband networks and
Voice over Internet Protocol systems, more secure and resilient.
Developing recommendations for actions the FCC should take to enhance the ability
of the public to receive timely and accurate emergency alerts and warnings.
Making recommendations with respect to such additional topics as the FCC may
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffery Goldthorp, Designated Federal Official
for CSRIC and Associate Bureau Chief for Cybersecurity and Communications Reliability,
Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau, at (202) 418-1096 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Lauren Kravetz, Deputy Designated Federal Official for CSRIC and Deputy Division Chief,
Cybersecurity and Communications Reliability Division, Public Safety & Homeland Security
Bureau at (202) 418-7944 or email@example.com
COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY, RELIABILITY, & INTEROPERABILITY
May 16, 2013
Jeffery Goldthorp, Designated Federal Officer
Lauren Kravetz, Deputy Designated Federal Officer
Larissa L. Herda, tw telecom, inc.
Brian J. Allen, Time Warner Cable, Inc.
Robert Azzi, Sprint Nextel Corporation
Donna Bethea-Murphy, Iridium Satellite, LLC
Kent Bressie, North American Submarine Cable Association
Howard W. Brown, Tulalip Data Services
Lynn Claudy, National Association of Broadcasters
Seth Davis, Virgin Islands Telephone Corporation
Donna Dodson, National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commence
Craig Donaldson, Intrado, Inc.
David Donovan, New York State Broadcasters Association, Inc.
Andy Ellis, Akamai Technologies
T. Brook Fitzsimmons, AT&T
Laurie Flaherty, National Highway Safety Transportation Administration, U.S. Department of
Peter Fonash, Ph.D., U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Brian Fontes, Ph.D., National Emergency Number Association
Robert Gessner, American Cable Association
Brenton Greene, Applied Communications Services, Inc.
Joseph Lorenzo Hall, Center for Democracy and Technology
Rodney Joffe, Neustar, Inc.
Brian Josef, CTIA - the Wireless Association
Omar Khan, NQ Mobile
Brett Kilbourne, Utilities Telcom Council
Elise Kim, 9-1-1 for Kids
James Lienau, Nsight
Alice Lippert, U.S. Department of Energy
John Madden, National Emergency Management Association
Kyle Malady, Verizon
Sam Matheny, Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc.
John McCoskey, Public Broadcasting Service
Danny McPherson, Verisign, Inc.
Ann Miles, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Michael Mosher, T-Mobile USA, Inc.
Mehran Nazari, Rural Telecommunications Group, Inc.
Michael O’Reirdan, M3AAWG
Henry Wayne Pacine, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
Mark Paese, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commence
Damon Penn, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Brian Peretti, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Richard Perlotto, Shadowserver Foundation
Matthew Rantanen, Southern California Tribal Chairmen's Association, Tribal Digital Village
Rod Rasmussen, Internet Identity
Francisco Sánchez, Jr., Harris County (TX) Homeland Security and Emergency Management
William Schully, DirecTV
Bill Smith, PayPal, Inc.
Gigi Smith, APCO
Myrna Soto, Comcast Cable
Steve Souder, Department of Public Safety Communications (9-1-1 Center), Fairfax County, VA
Dorothy Spears-Dean, Commonwealth of Virginia Wireless E-911 Services Board
Craig Speizle, Online Trust Alliance
Joe St. Sauver, Internet 2
Maurice Tosé, TeleCommunication System, Inc.
S. RaoVasireddy, Telecommunications Industry Association
Christian Vogler, Ph.D., Deaf and Hard of Hearing Consumer Advocacy Network
Tim Walden, CenturyLink
Errol Weiss, Citi
The Honorable Geoffrey Why, National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
The Honorable Pamela Witmer, Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
Eric Woody, Union Wireless