Jun
14
2018

Disability Advisory Committee Meeting

9:00 am – 3:30 pm EDT
Room TW-C305 (Commission Meeting Room) 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, DC 20554

The Disability Advisory Committee (DAC) provides advice and recommendations to the Commission on a wide array of disability matters within the jurisdiction of the Commission and facilitate the participation of people with disabilities in proceedings before the Commission. The DAC is being organized under, and operated in accordance with, the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act.

Agenda

8:30 a.m.

Arrival; Meet and Greet

9:00 a.m.

Welcome, Introductions

Presenters:
  • Co-Chairs Samuel Joehl, Lise Hamlin
  • Patrick Webre, Chief, CGB
  • Karen Peltz Strauss, Deputy Chief, CGB
9:20 a.m.

Roll Call

9:30 a.m.

Welcome from the Chairman

Presenters:
  • FCC Chairman Ajit Pai
9:45 a.m.

Updates from the Disability Rights Office

Presenters:
  • Suzy Rosen Singleton, Chief, DRO
  • Eliot Greenwald, Deputy Chief, DRO
10:00 a.m.

Technology Transitions Subcommittee Report

Presenters:
  • Co-Chair Linda Vandeloop
10:30 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

Video Programming Subcommittee Report

Presenters:
  • Co-Chair Tom Wlodkowski
  • Co-Chair Ron Bibler
11:15 a.m.

Facilitated Discussion on the Current State of Accessible Technology

Presenters:
  • Kara R. Graves, CTIA
  • Jim Brasher, Cisco
12:00 p.m.

Break for lunch

1:00 p.m.

Facilitated Discussion on Accessible Emergency Communications

Presenters:
  • David Furth, Deputy Bureau Chief, PSHSB
  • Debra Patkin, Attorney, DRO
1:45 p.m.

Emergency Communications Subcommittee Report

Presenters:
  • Co-Chair Mark Fletcher
  • Co-Chair Richard Ray
2:15 p.m.

Break

2:30 p.m.

Relay/Equipment Distribution Subcommittee Report

Presenters:
  • Co-Chair Pamela Holmes
  • Co- Chair Rochelle Garrow
3:00 p.m.

New Business

3:10 p.m.

Public Participation

3:25 p.m.

Closing Remarks, Next Meeting Date

Presenters:
  • Co-Chairs Lise Hamlin, Samuel Joehl
3:30 p.m.

Adjournment

Contact

Will Schell: DAC Designated Federal Officer, CGB, DRO, 202-418-0767 (voice), Will.Schell@fcc.gov

Email:  DAC@fcc.gov