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Welcome to the 9-11 Commission's Family Liaison Page

Family members of 9-11 victims were instrumental in the creation of the 9-11 Commission. The Commissioners and staff are dedicated to working on behalf of the safety and security of the American people and the thousands of families who lost loved ones on September 11, 2001. The Commission strives to relate to family members and keep them apprised of the progress it makes during the course of its investigation into the attacks upon our Nation. Families interested in following the Commission's work are invited to use this website as a resource to learn about Commission activities.

About the Commission
Read the statute that created the Commission and view biographical information about the Commissioners and staff.

Information about the public hearings, including testimony from family members at the Commission's first public hearing in New York City.

Transcripts, prepared testimony, and archived video of Commission events.

An archive of the Commission's interim reports and media advisories.

Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions about the Commission, our work, and our report.



An open letter to the 9-11 families from Tom Kean and Lee Hamilton, the Commission's Chair and Vice Chair. [more]

The Commission has released its final report. [more]

The Chair and Vice Chair have released a statement regarding the Commission's closing. [more]

The Commission closed August 21, 2004. [more]

Commission Members

Thomas H. Kean

Lee H. Hamilton
Vice Chair

Richard Ben-Veniste
Fred F. Fielding
Jamie S. Gorelick
Slade Gorton
Bob Kerrey
John F. Lehman
Timothy J. Roemer
James R. Thompson

Commission Staff

Philip D. Zelikow
Executive Director

Chris Kojm
Deputy Executive Director

Daniel Marcus
General Counsel