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01/03/2017 Contact: 850-413-6482

PSC Commissioner Brisé Named to FCC’s IAC Committee


TALLAHASSEE — Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) Commissioner Ronald A. Brisé has been reappointed to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Intergovernmental Advisory Committee (IAC) for 2017-2019. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler appointed Commissioner Brisé, who will serve another term as the public utility commission member on the Committee.  He was nominated for the position by National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) President Robert Powelson.

“I’m honored to have been nominated by President Powelson and appointed by Chairman Wheeler,” Commissioner Brisé said, “and I look forward to continuing our Committee’s work with the FCC on facilitating programs that best serve the public interest in today’s communications sector.”

The 2017-2019 IAC will focus on the role of state, local and Tribal governments in facilitating broadband deployment and adoption, initiatives related to wireless infrastructure deployment, Universal Service programs, consumer complaints processes, and public safety issues. 

Commissioner Brisé was first nominated to the FCC’s IAC in May 2011 and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Advisory Committee.  He is a member of NARUC and has served as NARUC’s representative to the Federal State Joint Board on Universal Service and the Board of Directors of the Universal Service Administrative Company.  He also serves as Chair of an internal NARUC Presidential Task Force on federal communications policy.

For more information, please visit:  https://www.fcc.gov/document/chmn-wheeler-announces-intergovtl-advisory-committee-members.

For additional information, visit www.floridapsc.com.

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