FCC Names Gigi Sohn Counselor To The Chairman, Emmaka Porchea-Veneszee Chairman's Special Assistant
April 17, 2015 at 1:28 PM (PT)
FCC Chairman TOM WHEELER's advisor and Special Counsel for External Affairs GIGI SOHN has been appointed Counselor to the Chairman. SOHN, the former President of PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE, joined the Chairman's office in NOVEMBER 2013. In addition, EMMAKA PORCHEA-VENESZEE, Executive Assistant to the Executive Director of the President's Intelligence Advisory Board, has been named Special and Confidential Assistant to the Chairman.
WHEELER said, “GIGI has been an invaluable contributor to our work at the Commission. I greatly value her wise counsel and am proud of her work representing my office both in WASHINGTON and across the country.” On PORCHEA-VENESZEE's appointment, WHEELER said, “In just a short time, EMMAKA has already proven to be a very strong addition to our team.”