Tuesday, December 22, 2009

DHS's National Infrastructure Advisory Council to Hold Meeting

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Tuesday that its National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) will hold a meeting on Tuesday, January 12, 2010, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm. NIAC, composed of members from private industry, academia, and state and local government that are appointed by the U.S. President, submits reports and issues advice to the President regarding the eighteen critical infrastructure and key resources (CIKR) and their information systems. The purpose of the January meeting is to discuss and propose new topics of study for NIAC to undertake.

Participation in the meeting is limited to committee members and other DHS officials. However, the meeting is open to public comment. comments submitted by the public. Members of the public may submit written comments by December 29, 2009, in one of several ways:
  • Online, through the Federal eRulemaking Portal;
  • By emailing NIAC@dhs.gov;
  • Via fax, at (703) 235-3055; or
  • Via mail, to: Nancy Wong, Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Washington, DC 20528 (IP/POD/PPIS Mail Stop 0607, B1, 3rd Floor).

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