Hearing

02.06.18

Ensuring Effective and Reliable Alerts and Warnings

February 6, 2018 10:00 AM | HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (HVC) ROOM 210

In light of recent terrorist attacks, natural disasters, and a false alert in Hawaii, this hearing will provide Members of the Subcommittee with an opportunity to hear from government and industry stakeholders about the current state of emergency alerts and warnings.

Opening Statements

Rep. Dan Donovan (R-NY), Subcommittee Chairman
Opening Statement

Live Stream

Witnesses

PANEL I

Mr. Antwane Johnson
Director of Continuity Communications
Federal Emergency Management Agency
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Testimony

 

Ms. Lisa M. Fowlkes
Chief
Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau
U.S. Federal Communications Commission
Witness Testimony

 

PANEL II

Mr. Benjamin J. Krakauer
Assistant Commissioner
Strategy and Program Development
New York City Emergency Management
City of New York, New York
Witness Testimony

 

Mr. Peter T. Gaynor 
Director
Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency
State of Rhode Island
Witness Testimony

 

Mr. Scott Bergmann
Senior Vice President
Regulatory Affairs
CTIA
Witness Testimony

 

Mr. Sam Matheny
Chief Technology Officer
National Association of Broadcasters
Witness Testimony