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FCC Announces Postponement of CSRIC Meeting at FCC Headquarters

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Released: March 5, 2013


Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

445 12th St., S.W.


Washington, D.C. 20554

TTY: 1-888-835-5322

DA 13-335

Released: March 5, 2013



The Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission), consistent with the
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), announces that the FCC’s Communications Security,
Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC or Council) meeting that was scheduled for
Wednesday, March 6, 2013, is rescheduled to March 14, 2013, in the Commission Meeting
Room at FCC Headquarters, located at 445 12th Street, SW, Room TW-C305, Washington,
DC 20554, from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
The postponement is necessary because of the snow storm
predicted to affect the Washington, D.C. area on March 6th.
The March 14th meeting is the final session under this CSRIC charter, and 10 of CSRIC’s
11 Working Groups will present reports for a Council vote. 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. More information about CSRIC is
available 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
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 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
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 or
U.S. Postal Service Mail to Jeffery Goldthorp, Associate Bureau Chief, Public Safety and

Homeland Security Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW, Room
7-A325, Washington, DC 20554.
Additional information regarding the CSRIC can be found at:
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffery Goldthorp, Designated Federal
Official for CSRIC and Associate Bureau Chief, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau,
(202) 418-1096 (voice) or (e-mail) or Lauren Kravetz, Deputy
Designated Federal Official for CSRIC and Deputy Chief, Communications Systems Analysis
Division, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (202) 418-7944 (voice) or (e-mail).
NEWS MEDIA CONTRACT: Rochelle Cohen, Public Safety and Homeland Security
Bureau, (202) 418-1162, or
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