An Advisory Body to the California Public Utilities Commission

Monthly Meeting

1333 Broadway, Suite 500, Oakland, California

 June 24, 2010

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM




  1. Welcome and Introduction of TADDAC Members


  1. Minutes of the April 22, 2010 TADDAC Meeting and May 14, 2010 Joint Meeting of TADDAC and EPAC

[Review and approval of Minutes from the previous meetings. Corrections already submitted via email will be summarized.]


Review and follow-up on TADDAC Action List from the previous meeting. 

(See attached Action List)


  1. Approval of Agenda



  1. Administrative Business

    1. 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. The Communications Division (CD) will report on the status of recommendations forwarded from TADDAC.  CD will also report on the status of the CRS 3 transition to the new providers.] 


    • 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.]




    • Report from CCAF

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


  • Public Input

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


  • Unfinished Business
    1. Review of Budget “Must Have” Document  -  Barrett

[The Committee will review a proposed 2011-2012 Budget Must Haves document, and consider possible items to add 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.]


  • New Business


    1. 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
          6. New or replacement equipment recommendations.]


    • Introduction of the CPUC’s Human Resources Manager  -  Barrett

[The CPUC’s Communications Division will introduce the CPUC’s Human Resources Manager, who will be present to discuss how the CPUC can support the DDTP with compliance with ADA requirements.]





    • DDTP Financial Statements Presentation  -  Barrett

[The CPUC’s Communications Division, or another CPUC representative, will present current DDTP financial statements.]


    • Updates from the new CRS Vendors  -  Barrett

[Hamilton Relay and AT&T Relay will update the Committee on their California-based staff members and their STS Subject Experts, required in the current contract.]


    • Review of Material to Educate CRS Users about the new Long Distance Charges  -  Barrett

[The Committee will review and discuss informational material from the CRS providers and from DDTP staff to educate CRS users about current charges for toll and long distance CRS calls.]


    • Consideration of A Summer Meeting for TADDAC  -  Burstein

[The Committee will discuss with the CPUC representatives present the possibility of holding a TADDAC meeting in July or August, rather than skipping both months’ meetings.]


    • Items for Next Month’s Agenda  -  Barrett

[The Committee will suggest items to be discussed at the next 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.