The Global Strategies and Negotiation Division serves as the organization within the Commission responsible for all intergovernmental leadership, negotiation, and representational functions. As such, the Division oversees the Commission's global participation in:

  1. International organizations and multilateral conferences such as the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), including World Radiocommunication Conferences, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and other United Nations agencies and meetings;
    The Global Symposium for Regulators
    (Tom Sullivan, Unutoa Auelua-Fonoti,
    and Roxanne McElvane Webber)
    Photo 3 from ITU PP14, credit: ITU/C. Montesano Casillas
    The Global Symposium for Regulators
    (Sullivan, Chief Joe,
    and Roxanne McElvane Webber)
    Photo 3 from ITU PP14, credit: ITU/C. Montesano Casillas
    Leading ITU Deliberations
    Regulatory bilateral Argentina
    APEC TEL 58
    Tracey Weisler US Delegation OECD
  2. Regional organizations, such as the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC), the Inter-American Telecommunications Commission of the Organization of American States(CITEL), , the South African Development Community (SADC); as well as,
  3. Cross-border negotiations with Canada, Mexico and Caribbean.

In addition, the Division oversees official bilateral meetings with other countries, as well as visits to the Commission by foreign regulators, organizations, and other government officials.  The Division is responsible for performing economic and policy analyses for the Bureau concerning international communications markets and services. Further, it also conducts research and studies concerning international regulatory trends and their implications for U.S. policy.

Fax: +1 202 418 0398

Front Office

Olga Madruga-Forti, Chief
Roxanne McElvane Webber, Deputy Chief
Larry Olson, Assistant Chief, Engineering
Janice Shields, Director International Visitor Program
Katie Mellinger, Honors Attorney


Cross Border, Negotiations & Treaty Compliance Branch, James McLuckie,Chief
International Radiocommuncation Branch, Dante Ibarra, Chief
Multilateral & Regional Affairs Branch, Vacant, Chief

Name Telephone E-mail
Mellinger, Katie 202-418-7053
Madruga-Forti, Olga 202-418-2489
Olson, Larry W. 202-418-2142
Shields, Janice 202-418-2153
McElvane Webber, Roxanne 202-418-1489
Bell, Louis 202-418-1641
Prebble, Shawna 202-418-0740
Grizzle, John 202-418-2727
Lagerwerff, Charlene 202-418-1349
Lim, Jae 202-418-2899
Lucey, Thomas 202-418-2161
McLuckie, James 202-418-2149
Moss, Brandon 202-418-2213
Nguyen, Kim 202-418-2728
Baker, Gregory 202-418-0611
Grodsky, Eric 202-418-0563
Ibarra, Dante 202-418-0610
Yang, Allen K. 202-418-0738
Multilateral & Regional Affairs Branch
Cutts, Barbara 202-418-1116
Brown, Tyronda 202-418-0721
Dekanic, Ena 202-418-3628 Ena.
Balbuena-Serrano, Carola 202-418-0491
Weisler, Tracy 202-418-0744