FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has appointed 12 new members to the Board of Directors of the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). A list of the new Directors can be found on the FCC’s Public Notice. Six of the individuals will fill seats with terms that expired on December 31, 2013, and the other six will fill seats with terms that expired on December 31, 2014. The appointments are effective November 1, 2015.
In a related Public Notice, the FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau has announced that it is seeking nominations to fill six USAC Board of Directors seats that will expire at the end of the year. The Board member positions are for a three-year term. Nominations must be submitted by November 16, 2015, in CC Docket Nos. 97-21 and 96-45 using the FCC’s Electronic Comment Filing System, or by filing paper copies.