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Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds hearing this Thursday

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a hearing this Thursday on Internet infrastructure in Indian Country.

The hearing takes place at 2:15pm in Room 628 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building. The witness list follows:
Panel # 1
Mr. Geoffrey Blackwell
Chief, Office of Native Affairs and Policy, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Federal Communications Commission

Ms. Rebecca Blank
Acting Secretary, US Department of Commerce

Dr. Howard Hays M.D., M.S.P.H.
Acting Chief Information Officer, Indian Health Service

Panel # 2
Mr. Lance Morgan
President and Chief Executive Officer, Ho-Chunk, Inc

Ms. Margo Gray-Proctor
Board Chair, The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development

Mr. Michael J. Pollock
Managing Director, Spectrum Gaming Group

Panel # 3
The Honorable Robert Odawi Porter
President, Seneca Nation of Indians

Ms. Robin Danner
President and CEO, Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement

Committee Notice:
OVERSIGHT HEARING on Internet Infrastructure in Native Communities: Equal Access to E-Commerce, Jobs and the Global Marketplace (October 6, 2011)

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