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Committee NameDigital Economy Board of AdvisorsAgency NameDepartment of Commerce
Fiscal Year2019Committee Number2558
Original Establishment Date12/22/2015Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date9/30/2019Committee URL
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*30
Current Charter Date12/20/2017Designated Fed Officer Position Title*DFO
Date Of Renewal Charter12/20/2019Designated Federal Officer PrefixMs.
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Evelyn
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Remaley
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*47 U.S.C. § 904 (b)Designated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 482-3821
Effective Date Of Authority*10/27/1992Designated Federal Officer Fax*
Committee Type*ContinuingDesignated Federal Officer Email*
Committee Function*Other Committee


Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Board analyzes policy matters that impact the digital economy and focuses on ways to ensure the Internet continues to thrive as an engine of growth, innovation, and free expression.
How is membership balanced?*Membership includes a balanced representation across commercial, civil society, and academic sectors. Membership balance is not static and may change depending on the work of the Board. All appointments are made without discrimination on the basis of age, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or cultural, religious, or socioeconomic status. NTIA considers the following factors when assessing each member's knowledge of and experience in digital economy issues, including, but not limited to:(a) Educational background (e.g., advance degree in engineering, economics, law, business,or public policy);(b) Professional experience and accomplishments (e.g., nature of work, job function,projects, or publications); and(c) Current employment and membership in associations (e.g., technology developers;manufacturers; academia; civil society; service providers with customers in domestic and international markets).
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*When there is a quorum, the Board meets approximately quarterly.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The Digital Board of Advisors is team of highly-skilled, highly motivated individuals with a cross-section of expertise in the digital economy in either the public or private sector. Membership consists of leaders in industry and civil society who are prominent experts in their fields and recognized for their professional achievements. It is the judgment of the management of NTIA and the Department of Commerce that these members possess the necessary and unique expertise needed to serve as one of the members of the Digital Economy Board of Advisors. The work performed by these members cannot be performed by a regular NTIA or Department of Commerce employee. They serve as an intermittent expert for a two-year term, renewable in accordance with the terms of appointment for members of the Digital Economy Board of Advisors.
Why close or partially close meetings?Not Applicable
Recommendation RemarksNOTE: The Board's membership has been vacant as of 08/21/2017.

The Board's objective is to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Commerce, through the Assistant Secretary, on a broad range
of issues concerning the digital economy and Internet policy.

GSA could not complete the FY18 Annual Comprehensive Review for this committee.


Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentNoAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryNoAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction CommentNot Applicable
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNot ApplicableNumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentThe type, scope, and specificity of recommendations vary. Most recommendations provide broad-based policy advice.Grants Review CommentNot Applicable
Number Of Recommendations*31Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThe Board made recommendations in the following areas: 1) internal organization of the Department, 2) the future of jobs and work in the digital economy, 3) measuring the digital economy, and 4) and empowering business to innovate, compete, and scale by leveraging digital platforms. (For FY18, there were no new recommendations. The information provided reflects FY17 data).Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentThe type, scope, and specificity of recommendations vary. Most recommendations provide broad-based policy advice, which the agency has taken under consideration related to appropriate matters. (For FY18, there were no new recommendations. The information provided reflects FY17 data).Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*8.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentThe type, scope, and specificity of recommendations vary. NTIA, in collaboration with other Departmental agencies, is actively working to address several of the recommendations related to measuring the digital economy.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentNot Applicable
Agency Feedback CommentNTIA provides feedback as appropriate through participation by the Assistant Secretary and staff at advisory committee meetings. It also provides informal feedback through discussion with members. (For FY18, there were no new recommendations. The information provided reflects FY17 data).Narrative Description*The Committee assists NTIA in its missions as principal adviser to the President on telecommunications and information policy issues. It does so by providing advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Commerce,through the Assistant Secretary of Communications and Information, on a broad range of issues concerning the digital economy and Internet policy.
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Data from Previous Years

ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-001352Digital Economy Board of Advisors2017
 COM-002916Digital Economy Board of Advisors2016
 COM-034293Digital Economy Board of Advisors2018