TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACCESS FOR THE DEAF AND DISABLED

ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE (TADDAC) and

EQUIPMENT PROGRAM ADVISORY COMMITTEE (EPAC)

Advisory Bodies to the California Public Utilities Commission

For the Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP)

Special Joint Meeting

Richmond Elks Lodge, 3931 San Pablo Dam Road, El Sobrante, CA 94803 October 26, 2011

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

 

PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

 

  1. 10:00 AM - Welcome and Introduction of TADDAC and EPAC Members

  1. 10:15 AM - Presentation by a California Telephone Access Program (CTAP) Outreach Specialist

       [An outreach specialist will provide a brief explanation of the DDTP equipment and services, the role of an Outreach Specialist, and how individuals and organizations can request CTAP information.]

 

  1. 10:45 - Welcome and Introduction of Veterans’ Forum Panel and Discussion

[Veterans and representatives from various Veterans’ Organizations and Service providers have been invited to share their knowledge and experiences and provide input to the Committees and the CPUC about telecommunications issues affecting Veterans today.]

 

Some of the Organizations Represented on the Panel:

  • Army OneSource
  • Disabled American Vets
  • Wounded Warriors Project
  • Veterans Affairs Commission
  • Project Hired
  • Department of Veterans Affairs Telehealth Department
  • California Statewide Collaborative for Our Military and Families

 

Lunch 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM       You’re on your own.

  1. 1:30 PM - Question and Answer Session

[Veterans Panelists will respond to questions from the Committee Members and audience.]

 

  • 2:00 PM - Public Input

[Members of the Public will provide input to the Committees.]

 

  • 2:30 PM - CSD Annual Report Presentation

[The DDTP Equipment Processing Center vendor will highlight accomplishments and present an overview of their annual report.]

 

  • 3:00 PM - Meeting Adjournment

 

TADDAC and EPAC Meeting Information

For more information, please contact Patsy Emerson, DDTP Committee Coordinator at (510) 302-1147/ Voice or via e-mail at patsy@ddtp.org.

 

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.