Consumer Advisory Committee Meeting - August Meeting

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Online Only

At this meeting, the Committee considered and voted on a report examining the problem of illegal and unwanted text messages.

This meeting was conducted in a wholly electronic format using an Internet video conference platform. The meeting was open to members of the public and available via live stream at The FCC posted about the event on the agency’s social media channels including Twitter (@FCC) and Facebook ( in advance of the event and during the live stream. Members of the public were given the opportunity to submit questions that arose during the meeting to

Open captioning was provided for the live stream. Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities were available upon request. To request materials in accessible formats for people with disabilities (Braille, large print, electronic files, audio format), send an e-mail to: or call the FCC’s Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice).

For more information about the Consumer Advisory Committee, visit the CAC webpage at, or contact Joshua Mendelsohn, Designated Federal Officer, at

Consumer Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda
August 30, 2022

I. Welcome and Introductions (1:30 PM EDT)

Steve Pociask, Chair, Consumer Advisory Committee

A. Welcome from Commission Leadership

Commissioner Geoffrey Starks (via recording)
Commissioner Nathan Simington
Alejandro Roark, Bureau Chief, CGB

B. Roll Call and Member Introductions

Steve Pociask

C. Overview of Meeting Agenda

Steve Pociask and Debra Berlyn, Vice Chair, Consumer Advisory Committee
Mike Hennigan, Temporary Assistant Designated Federal Officer (DFO)

II. Recommendation on Illegal & Unwanted Text Messages (1:45)

A.Presentation of the Draft Recommendation

Michael Santorelli, WG Chair

B. Member Discussion and Debate


Steve Pociask


Steve Pociask, and Debra Berlyn, Moderators
Zac Champ, Deputy Division Chief, CPD, Moderator

IV. THANKS (3:00)

Alejandro Roark



Joshua Mendelsohn
Designated Federal Officer