HLAA Appointed to the FCC’s Disability Advisory Committee

HLAA has once again been appointed to sit on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) Disability Advisory Committee (DAC). On January 13, 2021, the FCC released a Public Notice announcing the appointments of the co-chairs and members for the fourth term of the DAC. HLAA has been part of the DAC since its inaugural meeting and served as co-chair in the DAC’s second term.

The FCC also announced that the first meeting of the new DAC will be held on Thursday, February 18, 2021, from 1:30 p.m. to approximately 4 p.m. Eastern Time. While the DAC meeting will be held remotely, it will be webcast with open captioning at fcc.gov/live.

The agenda for this meeting will be posted on the DAC’s webpage at fcc.gov/dac.

Links to Public Notice:

For general information about the DAC, visit fcc.gov/dac. For specific questions, please contact Debra Patkin, Designated Federal Officer (DFO) for the Committee, Disability Rights Office, FCC, at 202-870-5226 or debra.patkin@fcc.gov; or Will Schell, Deputy DFO for the Committee, at 202-418-0767 or will.schell@fcc.gov