Apr
10
2019

Disability Advisory Committee Meeting

9:00 am – 12:00 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 and Introductions

Presenters:
  • Michael Carowitz, Special Counsel to the Chairman
  • Will Schell, DAC Designated Federal Officer (DFO)
9:15 a.m.

Welcome from Commissioner Michael O'Rielly

Presenters:
  • FCC Commissioner Michael O'Reilly
9:20 a.m.

Overview of the DAC and Communication Protocols

Presenters:
  • Will Schell, DAC DFO
  • Gerard Williams, Section 504 Compliance Officer
9:50 a.m.

Welcome & Introduction of New DAC Co-Chairs

Presenters:
  • Barbara Esbin, Deputy Bureau Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB)
  • DAC Co-Chair Isidore Niyongabo
  • DAC Co-Chair Brian Scarpelli
10:00 a.m.

Introductions by DAC Members

10:30 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

Welcome from Commissioner Geoffrey Starks

Presenters:
  • FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks
10:50 a.m.

Overview and Updates of the Disability Rights Office

Presenters:
  • Suzy Rosen Singleton, Chief, Disability Rights Office (DRO), CGB
  • Eliot Greenwald, Deputy Chief, DRO, CGB
11:15 a.m.

Overview of Federal Advisory Committee Act

Presenters:
  • Paula Silberthau, Attorney Advisor, Office of General Counsel
11:30 a.m.

Public Participation

11:45 a.m.

Closing Remarks, Next Meeting Date

Presenters:
  • DAC Co-Chair Isidore Nyiyongabo
  • DAC Co-Chair Brian Scarpelli
12:00 p.m.

Adjournment