MMTC Announces New Directors
January 30, 2009 at 7:08 AM (PT)
The MINORITY MEDIA AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL (MMTC) Chair HENRY RIVERA announced TODAY the election of two new members to its Board of Directors.
DEBORAH TAYLOR TATE served as a member of the FCC from DECEMBER 2005 to JANUARY 2009. Before serving as an FCC commissioner, TATE, an attorney and mediator, served as Chairman of the TENNESSEE Regulatory Authority, as a Director at VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY’s Institute on Public Policy, and as legal counsel and senior policy advisor to Governor (now U.S. Senator) LAMAR ALEXANDER and Governor (now
Congressman) DON SUNDQUIST.
MAURITA COLEY has practiced media and telecommunications law since 1981. A partner at DAVIS WRIGHT TREMAINE LLP, COLEY specializes in media regulation and business transactions.
The MMTC represents 62 national organizations in FCC proceedings, operates two fellowship programs and trains minorities in broadcast operations.