International Consumer Coalition Selects EPIC's Lillie Coney to Co-chair Information Society Committee
The Trans-Atlantic Consumer Dialogue, a coalition of more than sixty consumer organizations in Europe and North America, has selected officers for 2012. EPIC's Lillie Coney joins NCC's Thomas Nortvedt as co-chair of the Information Society Policy Committee. Former US co-chair Susan Grant with Consumer Federation of America joined the TACD US Steering Committee. Other TACD committees include FoodPolicy, Intellectual Property, Financial Services, and Nanotechnology. The TACD presents joint consumer policy recommendations to the US government and the European Union to promote the consumer interest in EU and US policy making.