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Advisory Council Meetings

The Advisory Council of the Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation helps provide valuable feedback, advice and perspective on various policy issues and industry and consumer-related concerns. Please click on the links below for agendas, material, and locations of upcoming and previous meetings.

Meeting Date Location Agenda Materials Minutes
October 13, 2016 Sacramento      
June 23, 2016 Sacramento      
February 10, 2016 Riverside Meeting    
October 29, 2015 Sacramento Meeting Materials Minutes
July 30, 2015 Sacramento Meeting Materials Minutes
March 3, 2015 Sacramento Meeting
Meeting Minutes
April 18, 2013 Sacramento Meeting None Minutes
March 16, 2010 Sacramento Meeting None Minutes
September 23, 2009 Sacramento Meeting None Minutes
April 28, 2009 Norwalk Meeting None Minutes
November 20, 2008 Sacramento Meeting (BHFTI) None Meeting
November 20, 2008 Sacramento Meeting (BEAR) None Meeting

The Advisory Council

The Council is comprised of representatives of consumers, public members, and representatives from the upholstered furniture, bedding and thermal insulation industries. The Council will serve as an invaluable resource to the Bureau in fulfilling its consumer protection mandate.

The Council's primary responsibilities include:

  • Providing perspective and advice on consumer and market issues,
  • Researching and recommending creative solutions to consumer and industry problems,
  • Advising the Bureau on outreach efforts to consumers, the general public, licensees, and industry,
  • Providing information and comments to the Bureau Chief on a broad range of policy issues including consumer education, industry outreach, and regulatory compliance.

Advisory Council Reference Manual

The Bureau will provide reasonable travel accommodation for each Council member, including airfare and mileage to meetings, parking and meals. If you are interested in applying for a seat on the Council, please complete the following application and submit it to the Bureau at 4244 S. Market Court, Suite D, Sacramento, CA 95834-1243. If you would like more information about the Council or would like information on how to participate in the meetings, please contact the Bureau at (916) 999-2041.