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ARRL General Bulletin ARLB024 (2023)

ARLB024 Anna Gomez Confirmed to Federal Communications Commission

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ARRL Bulletin 24  ARLB024
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  September 23, 2023
To all radio amateurs 

ARLB024 Anna Gomez Confirmed to Federal Communications Commission

The US Senate confirmed Anna Gomez as the fifth commissioner of the
Federal Communications Commission on September 7, 2023. Gomez
thanked President Biden for the nomination and the Senate for her

"I am grateful for the opportunity to serve," she said in a
statement on her LinkedIn page.

Gomez is an attorney with decades of experience in domestic and
international communications law and policy. She served for 12 years
in various positions at the FCC, including Deputy Chief of the
International Bureau and Senior Legal Advisor. She most recently
served as a Senior Advisor for International Information and
Communications Policy in the State Department's Bureau of Cyberspace
and Digital Policy, where she has been leading US preparations for
the month-long World Radiocommunication Conference 2023 (WRC-23)
that will commence on November 20 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Steve Lang will replace Gomez as head of the US delegation to
WRC-2023. Lang is a longtime state department official serving as
Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Information and
Communications Policy. Lang has been working closely with Gomez on
US WRC-2023 delegation preparations.

The ARRL, The National Association for Amateur Radio, has
represented the interests of US radio amateurs in preparation for
the conference, and ARRL Technical Relations Specialist Jon
Siverling, WB3ERA, has been appointed to the US delegation for

ARRL also actively supports the work of the International Amateur
Radio Union (IARU), which, as a member of the International
Telecommunication Union (ITU) Radiocommunication Sector,
participates in conference preparatory work and whose
representatives will also attend WRC-23 by invitation as observers
in an advisory capacity.

Information about WRC-23 can be found online at, .


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