Board Meeting, October 23, 2013


BBG Meeting logoDate: October 23, 2013
Time: 9:15 a.m.
Location: Broadcasting Board of Governors, 330 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, D.C. 20237
Agenda: The Board’s agenda included reform of the Board’s committee structure, including establishment of special committees on a Chief Executive Officer and on shortwave. The Board also considered the organization of the Boards of Directors of BBG-funded grantee networks, a Board travel policy, and proposed meeting dates for 2014.

The members of the BBG also met in a closed session to consider the appointment of a General Counsel.

Press Release

Board Welcomes Weinstein, Streamlines Structure, Announces Leadership Changes

WASHINGTON, DC – As a new member joined its ranks, the Broadcasting Board of Governors today announced a series of restructuring efforts to improve the way the bipartisan board operates.

“The work this agency does is vital, and we must do everything in our power to make sure we as a Board are doing the best we can – not only for our employees, but for the millions of people who depend on the news and information our networks provide,” said the Board’s chair, Jeff Shell.  Read More



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