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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  

 

 

2016 Calendar

JANUARY

FEBRUARY
California Chapter NENA: Mission Critical

MARCH
FCC CSRIC Quarterly
National Flood Safety Awareness Week
National Poison Prevention Week

APRIL
Tim Brown Mentor Mini Camp for Fatherless Boys
California Statewide Legislative 9-1-1 Heroes Awards
City of San Francisco 9-1-1 Heroes Awards

National Dispatcher Appreciation Week
National 911 Education Month
Navigators Conference
National Earthquake and Tsunami Awareness Month
National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

MAY
22nd annual Tim Brown 9-1-1 for Kids Celebrity Golf Classic
Motorcycle Safety Month
National Bike Month
National Hurricane Preparedness Week
National Safe Boating Week

JUNE
NENA National Conference
National Sheriffs Assn. Conference
FCC CSRIC Quarterly
National Safety Month
National Fireworks Safety Month
Home Safety Month
National CPR & AED Awareness Week
Sun Safety Week

JULY
National Fireworks Safety Month

AUGUST
IAFC
APCO International
National Night Out
National Safe at Home Week

SEPTEMBER
National Preparedness Month
FCC CSRIC Quarterly

OCTOBER
IACP
Red Ribbon Rally
National Fire Prevention Week
National Crime Prevention Week
National Teen Driver Safety Week
Great California Shake Out

NOVEMBER
National Teens Don’t Text and Drive Week

DECEMBER
Kathy Ireland Holiday Children’s Celebration
FCC CSRIC Quarterly

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