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Elise Kim Appointed to CSRIC
9-1-1 for Kids Chairperson - Patricia Williams (MacDonald's) and Exec. Director Elise Kim present 9-1-1 Heroes Awards

9-1-1 for Kids Chairperson - Patricia Williams (MacDonald's) and
Exec. Director Elise Kim present 9-1-1 Heroes Awards

Elise Kim; Kathy Ireland, 9-1-1 for Kids Ambassador; and Calif. State Senator Lou Correa (District 34) preside over legislative event recognizing 9-1-1 dispatchers

Elise Kim; Kathy Ireland, 9-1-1 for Kids Ambassador; and
Calif. State Senator Lou Correa (District 34) preside over
legislative event recognizing 9-1-1 dispatchers

Elise Kim Appointed to CSRIC 

9-1-1 for Kids Executive Director, Elise Kim, has been appointed to the Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) of the Federal Communications Commission. The CSRIC is charged with providing recommendations to the FCC regarding the security and reliability of the nation’s communications systems and infrastructure. The CSRIC also makes recommendations regarding the migration of our emergency response networks to Next Generation 9-1-1 and the evolution of alerting during natural disasters and terrorist attacks.

FCC ANNOUNCES MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY, RELIABILITY, AND INTEROPERABILITY COUNCIL

This Public Notice serves as notice that, consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) Chairman Julius Genachowski has appointed members to the Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC or Council). The members represent a diverse and balanced mix of viewpoints from public safety organizations; Federal, state and local government agencies; the communications industry; organizations representing Internet users; utility companies; public interest organizations; and other experts. Chairman Genachowski has designated Glen F. Post III of CenturyLink as Chair of the Council. A list of Council members is attached to this Public Notice.

The Council is a Federal Advisory Committee that will provide recommendations to the Commission regarding best practices and actions the Commission can take to ensure the security, reliability, and interoperability of communications systems.

On March 18, 2011, pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Commission renewed the CSRIC charter for a period of two years, through March 18, 2013. Under the charter, CSRIC’s duties may include:

  • Developing and recommending best practices and actions the FCC can take that promote reliable 9-1-1, E9-1-1, and Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) service.
  • Determining and making recommendations on whether and how NG9-1-1 can be extended to other N-1-1 services to ensure their reliability and cost-effective deployment.
  • Identifying and recommending to the FCC a set of best practices to make communications networks, including broadband networks and VoIP systems, more secure, resilient, and defendable from Internet-based attacks.
  • Developing recommendations for actions the FCC could consider to promote the development of a broadband-based, next generation alerting system that leverages advanced technologies and the Internet, including social media platforms, to distribute emergency alerts and warnings to the public.
  • Identifying and recommending to the FCC actions to improve the functioning of the national security/emergency preparedness priority services programs: Government Emergency Telecommunications Service; Telecommunications Service Priority; and Wireless Priority Service.
  • Making recommendations with respect to such additional topics as the FCC may specify. 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Jeffery Goldthorp, Designated Federal Official for CSRIC and Associate Bureau Chief for Cybersecurity and Communications Reliability, Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau, at (202) 418-1096 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or Lauren Kravetz, Deputy Designated Federal Official for CSRIC and Deputy Chief, Cybersecurity and Communications Reliability Division, Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau at (202) 418-7944 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it  

 

 

2017 Calendar

911 for Kids Events
911 Heroes Events sponsored by MOTOROLA Solutions

OCTOBER
08-14 National Fire Prevention Week
16-22 National Teen Driver Safety Week
Thu 19 Great California Shake Out
22-24 IACP (Philadephia)
23-31 Red Ribbon Week
All Month National Crime Prevention Month

NOVEMBER
Fri 03 CalNENA Fall Meeting (Palm Springs)
National Teens Don't Text and Drive Week

DECEMBER
Sun 01 Kathy Ireland Holiday Children's Celebration (Orange, CA)
All Month Safe Toys & Gifts Month
All Month Holiday Season Drunk Driving campaign

2018 Calendar

911 for Kids Events
911 Heroes Events sponsored by MOTOROLA Solutions

FEBRUARY
26-3/1 California Chapter NENA: Mission Critical (La Jolla)

MARCH
TBA Tim Brown Mentor Mini Camp for Fatherless Boys (CHP Academy, Sacramento)
TBA California Statewide Legislative 9-1-1 Heroes Awards (Sacramento)
TBA City of San Francisco 9-1-1 Heroes Awards (San Francisco)
13-17 National Flood Safety Awareness Week 19-25 National Poison PRevention Week

APRIL
9-15 National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
24-26 Navigators Conference (Las Vegas)
All Month National 911 Education Month
All Month National Earthquake and Tsunami Awareness Month
All Month National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
TBA Los Angeles County 911 Heroes Awards
TBA Los Angeles City 911 Heroes Awards

MAY
Sun 20 Rock It for Kids: Concert Gala (Golf tournament kick-off) (Affliction Headquarters, Seal Beach, CA)
Mon 21 24th Annual Tim Brown 9-1-1 for Kids Celebrity Golf Classic (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA)
7-13 National Hurricane Preparedness Week
19-25 National Safe Boating Week
All Month Motorcycle Safety Month All Month National Bike Month

JUNE
16-21 NENA National Conference (Nashville)
15-20 National Sherrifs Assn. Conference (Orlando)
04-08 National CPR & AED Awareness Week
Fri 08 Sun Safety Week
All Month National Safety Month
All Month National Fireworks Safety Month
All Month Home Safety Month

JULY
National Fireworks Safety Month

AUGUST
05-08 APCO International (Las Vegas)
Tue 07 National Night Out
8-11 IAFC (Sallas)
Sat 25 CalOES California Day of Preparedness (Sacramento)

SEPTEMBER
All Month National Preparedness Month
TBA Kathy Ireland Mentor Program for Single Teen Mothers (Orange, CA)

OCTOBER
IACP (Orlando)
07-13 National Fire Prevention Week
17-21 National Teen Driver Safety Week
Thu 20 Great California Shake Out
22-30 Red Ribbon Rally
All Month National Crime Prevention Month

NOVEMBER
TBA Riverside County 911 Heroes Awards
National Teens Don’t Text and Drive Week

DECEMBER
Sat 01 Kathy Ireland Holiday Children’s Celebration (Orange, CA)

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