FCC Announces CSRIC Meeting for June 18, 2014
Federal Communications Commission
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445 12th St., S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554
Released: May 28, 2014
FCC ANNOUNCES MEETING OF THE COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY,
RELIABILITY, AND INTEROPERABILITY COUNCIL SCHEDULED FOR
JUNE 18, 2014 AT FCC HEADQUARTERS
By this Public Notice, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission),
consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA),1 announces that the FCC’s
Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC or Council) will meet
on Wednesday June 18, 2014, beginning at 1:00 p.m., in the Commission Meeting Room at FCC
Headquarters, located at 445 12th Street, SW, Room TW-C305, Washington, DC 20554.
The CSRIC is a federal advisory committee that provides recommendations to the
Commission regarding best practices and actions the Commission can take to help ensure security,
reliability, and interoperability of commercial and public safety communications systems,
including: the reliability and security of communications systems and infrastructure; 911,
Enhanced 911 (E911), and Next Generation 911; and emergency alerting. On March 19, 2013, the
FCC, pursuant to the FACA, renewed the charter for the CSRIC for a period of two years through
March 19, 2015.2
This is the fourth meeting of the Council under this CSRIC charter. At the meeting, each of
the working groups will provide a progress report. Votes are scheduled on reports for Working
Group (WG) 1on Next Generation 911; WG 2 on Wireless Emergency Alerts; WG 3 on Emergency
Alerting; WG 9 on Infrastructure Sharing During Emergencies, and WG 10 on CPE Powering.
Each of the ten CSRIC Working Groups is described in more detail at
Members of the general public may attend the meeting. The FCC will attempt to
accommodate as many attendees as possible; however, admittance will be limited to seating
availability. The Commission will also provide audio and/or video coverage of the meeting over
the Internet from the FCC’s web page at www.fcc.gov/live.
5 U.S.C. App. 2.
2 See 78 Fed. Reg. 46582 (Aug. 1, 2013).
Open captioning will be provided for this event. Other reasonable accommodations for
people with disabilities are available upon request. Requests for such accommodations should be
submitted via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling the Consumer & Governmental Affairs
Bureau at (202) 418-0530 (voice), (202) 418-0432 (TTY). Such requests should include a detailed
description of the accommodation needed. In addition, please include a way for the FCC to contact
the requester if more information is needed to fill the request. Please allow at least five days’
advance notice; last minute requests will be accepted, but may not be possible to accommodate.
The public may submit written comments before the meeting to Jeffery Goldthorp, the
FCC’s Designated Federal Officer for the CSRIC by e-mail to Jeffery.email@example.com or U.S.
Postal Service Mail to Jeffery Goldthorp, Associate Chief, Public Safety and Homeland Security
Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW, Room 7-A325, Washington,
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffery Goldthorp, Designated Federal
Official for CSRIC and Associate Chief, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, (202) 418-
1096 (voice) or firstname.lastname@example.org (e-mail) or Lauren Kravetz, Deputy Designated Federal
Official for CSRIC and Deputy Chief, Cybersecurity and Communications Reliability Division,
Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (202) 418-7944 (voice) or email@example.com (e-
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