Open Commission Meeting - March 2009

11:30 am – 1:30 pm EST
Commission Meeting Room (TW-C305), 445 12th Street S.W., Washington, DC

Audio Recording of March 2009 Meeting - Digital Television Transition

Witness List & Revised Agenda


Panelists' Statements


Panel 1: FCC and NTIA Reports on the Events of February 17, 2009 and Future Plans:

  • Gary Epstein
  • Eloise GoreAssociate Bureau Chief, Media Bureau, Federal Communications Commission
  • Andrew MartinChief Information Officer, Federal Communications Commission
  • Cathy SeidelChief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Federal Communications Commission
  • Patrick WebreLegal Advisor, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Federal Communications Commission
  • Julius KnappChief, Office of Engineering and Technology, Federal Communications Commission
  • Dr. Bernadette McGuire-Rivera - Associate Administrator, Office of Telecommunications and Information Applications, National Telecommunications and Information Administration


Panel 2: DTV Call CentersIndustry and Consumer Group Reports on the Events of February 17, 2009 and Future Plans:

  • David Rehr - President and CEO, National Association of Broadcasters
  • Kyle McSlarrow - President and CEO, National Cable & Telecommunications Association
  • David Donovan - President, MSTV
  • Gene Kimmelman - Vice President for Federal and International Affair, Consumers Union
  • Christopher A. McLeanExecutive Director, Consumer Electronics Retailers Coalition
  • Mark LloydVice President for Strategic Initiatives, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights and Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund
  • Sandy Markwood - Chief Executive Officer, National Association of Area Agencies on Aging


Related Documents

  • 3/3/09 - FCC Releases Agenda and Witness List for Thursday, March 5, 2009 Open Commission Meeting.
    Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
  • 2/26/09 - FCC to Hold Open Commission Meeting Thursday, March 5, 2009.
    Public Notice: Word | Acrobat