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

  1. international fora  such as those held under the auspices of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), including World Radiocommunication Conferences;
    Photo 1 from ITU PP14 credit: ITU/HJ.Kim
    © ITU/HJ.Kim
    Photo 2 from ITU PP14, credit: ITU/HJ.Kim
    © ITU/HJ.Kim
    Photo 3 from ITU PP14, credit: ITU/C. Montesano Casillas
    © ITU/C. Montesano Casillas
  2. regional organizations, such as the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC), the Inter-American Telecommunications Commission (CITEL), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the South African Development Community (SADC); as well as,
  3. cross-border negotiations with Canada and Mexico.

In addition, the Division oversees bilateral meetings and 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
Richard Lerner, Deputy Chief
David Hu, Deputy Chief
Vacant, Associate Chief
Alex Roytblat, Assistant Chief, World/Regional Radio Conference Director
Larry Olson, Assistant Chief, Engineering
Linda Pintro, Senior Legal Advisor
Pam Gerr, Special Counsel

Cross Border, Negotiations & Treaty Compliance Branch

Ann Gallagher,Chief

International Radiocommuncation Branch

Dante Ibarra, Chief

Multilateral & Regional Affairs Branch

Vacant, Chief
Name Telephone E-mail
Crawley, Shelia S. 202-418-2150
Gerr, Pamela 202-418-0422
Hu, David 202 418-7120
Lerner, Richard 202-418-1495
Lewis, Al 202-418-1561
Olson, Larry W. 202-418-2142
Parker, Christina 202-418-2321
Olga Madruga-Forti 202-418-2489
Pintro, Linda 202-418-7490
Roytblat, Alexander 202-418-7501
Shields, Janice 202-418-2153
Bell, Louis 202-418-1641
Gallagher, Ann 202 418-2716
Ghavami, Shahnaz 202-418-0740
Grizzle, John 202-418-2727
Jackson, Michelle 202-418-0360
Lagerwerff, Charlene 202-418-1349
Lim, Jae 202-418-2899
Lucey, Thomas 202-418-2161
McLuckie, James 202-418-2149
Nguyen, Kim 202-418-2728
Flores, Carlos 202-418-2858
Ibarra, Dante 202-418-0610
Wiley, Nancy 202-418-2213
Yang, Allen K. 202-418-0738
Multilateral & Regional Affairs Branch
Carter, Brian 202-418-1334
Cutts, Barbara 202-418-1116
Dekanic, Ena 202-418-3628 Ena.
Duwadi, Kiran 202-418-7053
Ellis-Cheek, Imani 202-418-1028
Ismail, Sherille 202-418-0429
McElvane, Roxanne 202-418-1489
Tambe, Alicia 202-418-1535
Weisler, Tracy 202-418-0744
Wu-Bailey, Michele 202-418-1408