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iCERT Members Join FCC's New CSRIC VII Council

Newly established CSRIC VII Council meets July 19, 2019.


iCERT is well represented on the latest CSRIC Council; AT&T, Intrado, RapidSOS, Seculore, T-Mobile, Verizon

This Public Notice serves as notice that, consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) Chairman Ajit Pai has appointed members to serve on the Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC or Council) VII. The CSRIC will hold its first meeting on Friday, July 19, 2019, beginning at 1:00 pm, in the Commission Meeting Room at FCC Headquarters, located at 445 12th Street, SW, Room TW-C305, Washington, DC 20554. Notice of this meeting was published in the Federal Register on June 28, 2019.


Guy Benson, Deputy Designated Federal Officer

Kurian Jacob, Deputy Designated Federal Officer

Chair: Charlotte Field, Senior Vice President Charter Communications

Members: Brandon Abley, Technical Issues Director National Emergency Number Association (NENA) Mark D. Annas, Emergency Services Administrator City of Riverside Fire Department – Office of Emergency Management Mary A. Boyd, Vice President, Government Regulatory Affairs West Safety Services Wade Buckner, Chief Southside Fire & Rescue, International Association of Fire Chiefs Brian K. Daly, Assistant Vice President AT&T Services, Inc. Gerald “Jay” English, Chief Technology Officer Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials-International, Inc. (APCO) Laurie Flaherty, Coordinator, National 911 Program U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Craig Fugate, Member, Board of Trustees America’s Public Television Stations (APTS) Robert Gessner, Chairman ACA Connects – America’s Communications Association James D. Goerke, Chief Executive Officer Texas 9-1-1 Alliance Mark Hess, Senior Vice President, Business & Industry Affairs Comcast Corporation Antwane Johnson, Director, Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Farrokh Khatibi, Director of Engineering Qualcomm Technology Inc. Federal Communications Commission DA 19-659 3 Chandra Kotaru, Founder & Chief Executive Officer Gaian Group, Advanced Warning and Response Network (AWARN) Alliance Jeff Littlejohn, Executive Vice President, Engineering iHeartMedia, Inc. Tim Lorello, President & Chief Executive Officer SecuLore Solution Michelle Mainelli-McInerney, Director, Office of Dissemination National Weather Service Danny McPherson, Executive Vice President & Chief Security Officer Verisign Joe Meyer, Vice President, Network Service Assurance Sprint Corporation Susan M. Miller, President & Chief Executive Officer Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) Richard E. Perlotto II, Director The Shadowserver Foundation Michael Raap, Vice President, Technology Program Management & Compliance T-Mobile Pat Roberts, President & Chief Executive Officer Florida Association of Broadcasters Jeff Robertson, Senior Vice President RapidSOS Travis Russell, Director of Telecommunications Cyber Security Oracle Communications Francisco Sanchez Jr., Emergency Management Coordinator Harris County Texas, Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management Dorothy Spears-Dean, Public Safety Communications Coordinator Virginia Information Technologies Agency Lee Thibaudeau, Chief Technical Officer & Vice President of Engineering Northeast Communications of Wisconsin, Inc. d/b/a Nsight Brian Trosper, Vice President, System & Maintenance Engineering Verizon Steve Watkins, Executive Director, Strategic Technology Policy Cox Communications Federal Communications Commission DA 19-659 4 John Williamson, Administrative Sergeant Nez Perce Tribal Police Department

March 10, 2021

It's a wrap for the Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council VII (CSRIC 7). Thanks to all of the members who offered their time and expertise to helping the FCC ensure the security and reliability of the Nation's communications networks. A special thank you to Charlotte Field for chairing CSRIC VII and to Suzon Cameron and Kurian Jacob for managing CSRIC on behalf of the FCC. Hats off to Brandon Abley, Mark Annas, Mary A. Boyd, Wade Buckner, Brian Daly, Jay English, Laurie Flaherty, Craig F., Robert Gessner, James Goerke, Mark Hess, Antwane Johnson, Farrokh Khatibi, Chandra Kotaru, Jeff Littlejohn, Tim Lorello, Michelle Mainelli, Danny McPherson, Susan Miller, Richard Perlotto, Kristina Pusok, Michael Raap, Pat Roberts, Travis Russell, Francisco Sanchez, Dorothy Spears-Dean, Brian Trosper, Steve Watkins, Kathy Whitbeck Buechel, and John Williamson for a job well done!

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