Commercial Mobile Service Alert Advisory Committee

DA 06-2474
December 5, 2006

NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS TO THE COMMERCIAL MOBILE SERVICE ALERT ADVISORY COMMITTEE; AGENDA FOR DECEMBER 12, 2006 MEETING
Washington, D.C.: This Public Notice serves as notice that, consistent with Section 603 of the Warning Alert and Response Network Act (WARN Act), Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin J. Martin has appointed persons to serve as members of the Commission’s (“Committee”). Chairman Martin will serve as Chair of the Committee. The Committee will develop and recommend technical standards and protocols to facilitate the voluntary transmission of emergency alerts by Commercial Mobile Service (CMS) providers. The Committee’s recommendations must be submitted to the Commission within one year from the date of enactment of the WARN Act (i.e., October 12, 2007).
In addition, this Public Notice announces the agenda for the December 12, 2006 meeting. This meeting will be held in the Commission Meeting Room (TW-C305), Federal Communications Commission, Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20554. The meeting is open to members of the general public.
PSHSB Contact: Lisa M. Fowlkes, (202) 418-7452 or [email protected]

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MEMBERS OF THE
COMMERCIAL MOBILE SERVICE ALERT ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Chair: Kevin J. Martin, FCC Chairman

State & Local Government Representatives

Art Botterell
Contra Costa County, CA

Thomas (TJ) Lyon
International Association of Fire Chiefs

Kevin McGinnis
National Association of State EMS Officials

Richard Mirgon
Association of Public Safety Communications Officials

Jonathan Werbell
City of New York, NY

Tribal Government Representatives

R. Dale Gehman
Poarch Band of Creek Indians

Representatives of Communications Service Providers

Brian Daly
Cingular Wireless

Gary K. Jones
T-Mobile USA

Jay Pabley
Sprint Nextel Corp.

Doug Rutledge
Alltel

Edward A. Salas
Verizon Wireless

Representatives of Vendors, Developers and Manufacturers

Stephen Carter
Qualcomm, Incorporated

Amar Deol
Nortel

Stephen Hayes
Ericsson Inc.

Dr. Rob Kubik
Motorola

Gadi Mazor
Onset Technology

Ilkka Juhani Niva
Nokia

Billy Pitts
NTI Group, Inc.

Representatives of Third-Party Service Bureaus

Robin Erkkila
Intrado

Anthony M. Rutkowski
VeriSign, Inc.

Paul Wilcock
Syniverse Technologies

Broadcaster Representatives with Technical Expertise

Ann Arnold
Texas Association of Broadcasters

Patrick Roberts
Florida Association of Broadcasters

William Wertz
Michigan Association of Broadcasters

Kelly Williams
National Association of Broadcasters

Representative of National Organization Representing Noncommercial Broadcast TV

John Lawson
Association of Public Television Stations

Representatives of National Organizations Representing Individuals with Special Needs

Hilary C. Styron
National Organization on Disability

Marcia Brooks
WGBH National Center for Accessible Media

Other Technical Representatives

Dr. Edward Czarnecki
SpectraRep

Stephen Oshinsky
American Association of Paging Carriers

Art Prest
Rural Cellular Association

Maria Estefania
Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions, Inc.

Marion Dunn Tutor
Mississippi Council on Aging

Cheryl Blum
Telecommunications Industry Association

Leslie Chapman-Henderson
FLASH

Representatives of Other Qualified Stakeholders and Interested Parties

Kevin Briggs
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Dale Barr
National Communications System
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Edward Fritts
Global Security Systems, LLC

Christopher Guttman-McCabe
CTIA - The Wireless Association®

Raymond Ban
The Weather Channel

COMMERCIAL MOBILE SERVICE ALERT ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Federal Communications Commission
445 12th Street, SW
Commission Meeting Room (TW-C305)
Washington, DC 20554
December 12, 2006
10:00 a.m.

1. Call to Order and Welcoming Remarks

2. Presentation of Advisory Committee Structure and Mission Statements

3. Alerting Tutorial

4. Lunch

5. Introduction of Advisory Committee Members

6. Review Schedule and Action Items

7. Closing Remarks/Adjournment