NAB Ups Wiley, Knight
July 12, 2007 at 10:53 AM (PT)
The NAB ups EVP/Government Relations DOUG WILEY to the new position of EVP/Administration & Agencies. WILEY will serve as the NAB's chief advocate before the Cabinet and federal agencies, raising visibility and awareness of NAB's positions within the Administration and serving as a liaison to the FCC, the COMMERCE DEPT., the NTIA, the DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY, and other related agencies. He joined the NAB in APRIL 2006 after serving as SVP/Government Relations at the ELECTRONIC INDUSTRIES ALLIANCE, VP at the TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION, and Senior Legislative Assistant to Rep. THOMAS J. BLILEY (R-VA).
"DOUG has spent more than 20 years in WASHINGTON advocating on behalf of the communications industry," said NAB President/CEO DAVID K. REHR. "His experience working with both the Administration and federal agencies will be of immense benefit to our public policy work promoting local radio and television broadcasting."
Also, SVP/Government Relations LAURIE KNIGHT has been upped to EVP/Government Relations. She joined the NAB in DECEMBER 2005 and worked with REHR at the NATIONAL BEER WHOLESALERS ASSOCIATION.