August 24, 2023 Privacy and Surveillance Advisory Board Meeting

Thursday, August 24, 2023

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    1. Roll Call

      Mike Makstman – Chair, Chief Information Security Officer, Office of Cybersecurity 

      Guy Clarke – IT Governance Director, San Francisco International Airport 

      Mikela Clemmons – Technical Director, Digital Services 

      Jillian Johnson – Director, Committee on Information Technology 

      Michelle Littlefield – Chief Data Officer, Data SF and Digital Services 

      Molly Peterson – Contract Reform Manager, Office of the City Administrator 

      Georg Wolfl – IT Audit Manager, Controller’s Office 

    2. General Public Comment

      This item is to allow members of the public an opportunity to comment generally on matters within the Board’s purview but not on today’s agenda.  

    3. Approval of Meeting Minutes from June 29, 2023 (Action Item)
    4. Department Updates & Announcements
    5. Surveillance Technology Policy Review: Social Media Monitoring Technology (Action Item)

      Section 19B of the City & County of San Francisco’s Administrative Code requires all departments with surveillance technologies to develop a Surveillance Impact Report and Surveillance Technology Policy for their ongoing authorized use. 

      The following department will be presenting its policy for the ongoing use of: 

      • Fire Department: Social Media Monitoring Software 

    6. Surveillance Technology Policy Amendment Review: Automated License Plate Readers (“ALPR”) (Action Item)

      The following department will be presenting amendments to its policy for the ongoing use of: 

      • Police Department: ALPR Amendments

    7. Surveillance Technology Policy Review: Drones (Action Item)

      The following department will be presenting its policy for the use of: 

      • Police Department: Drone/ Unmanned Aerial Vehicles 

    8. Adjournment

    Date & Time

    Thursday, August 24, 2023
    1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

    City Hall Meeting Room 305

    1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl
    Room 305
    San Francisco, CA 94102
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