An Advisory Body to the California Public Utilities Commission
Monthly Meeting

1333 Broadway, Suite 500, Oakland, California
April 22, 2010
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM


I. Welcome and Introduction of Members

II. Minutes of the March 25, 2010 TADDAC Meeting
[Review and approval of Minutes from the previous meeting. Corrections already submitted via email will be summarized.]

Review and follow-up on TADDAC Action List from the previous meeting.
(See attached Action List)

III. Approval of Agenda

IV. Administrative Business

A. Report from CPUC Staff
[CPUC staff representatives will report on program issues being addressed by the CPUC, future plans for the DDTP and report on meetings with DGS, or any pending matters at the FCC of interest to the Committee. The report may include legislative items from the Legal Division. CD will report on the status of recommendations forwarded from TADDAC. CD will also report on DDTP financial statements.]

B. Report from the Chair
[The TADDAC Chair will report on informational items, including issues affecting the DDTP or the committees. The Chair may also discuss any pending matters or decisions at the FCC of interest to the Committee. The Chair may also discuss any current administrative matters impacting the Committee.]

C. Report from CCAF
[A CCAF representative will summarize DDTP operational activities during the prior month.]

V. Public Input
[Members of the Public will provide input to the Committee.]

VI. Unfinished Business
A. STS Outreach Strategies for the New Providers - Barrett
[The Committee will suggest outreach and education strategies for the new CRS providers to ensure that STS users are informed of the transition and changes in service.]

B. Review of Budget “Must Have” Document - Barrett
[The Committee will review the 2010-2011 Budget Must Haves and determine if any changes are necessary based on the consolidation of CRSAC into TADDAC and the contract award to the new CRS providers. Patrick Boudreault and Nancy Hammons have been appointed to develop the 2011-2012 Budget Must Haves document.]

C. Discussion of Joint Meeting Agenda - Barrett
[The Committee will review plans for the agenda of the Joint Meeting of TADDAC and EPAC, to be held on Friday, May14th.]

VII. New Business

A. EPAC Report and Recommendations - Barrett/Ruth
[The Committee will review and may vote on recommendations from EPAC pertaining to:
1.) DDTP Equipment procurement issues
2.) Distribution issues
3.) Quality of service issues
4.) New committee members, based on interviews
5.) Status of equipment trials or pilots.]

B. CapTel Spanish Users’ Survey Results - Barrett
[CCAF Staff will present the results and findings of the CapTel Spanish Users’ Survey.]

C. Jitterbug Phone Presentation - Barrett
[A representative from Jitterbug will demonstrate features and benefits of the Jitterbug phone currently being trialed by the DDTP and present information on some informal survey results.]

D. Recommendation to CD to Permanently Include Wireless Equipment in the DDTP and Eliminate the LifeLine Requirement - Barrett
[As a follow up to EPAC’s recommendation in March, the Committee will discuss pertinent points and information to include in a TADDAC recommendation to CD to make wireless equipment a permanent DDTP offering.]

E. CapTel Quality of Service and Privacy Issues - Barrett
[The Committee will discuss feedback from users on CapTel quality of service and review the CPUC’s plans for the new CapTel provider to inform users of the third party on the call.]

F. Items for Next Month’s Agenda - Barrett
[The Committee will suggest items to be discussed at next month’s TADDAC meeting.]

TADDAC Meeting Information
For more information, please contact Karen Evangelista, DDTP Committee Coordinator at (510) 302-1110/ Voice or (510) 302-1150/ TTY or via e-mail at

Environmental Notice
Please refrain from wearing perfumes or scents to DDTP meetings. Persons with environmental illness or multiple chemical sensitivities must reduce their exposure in order to attend this meeting.