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Anna M. Gomez

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information
and
Deputy Administrator, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
U.S. Department of Commerce

Anna M. Gomez

Anna Gomez joined the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) in February 2009. In her role at NTIA, Gomez handles a wide range of communications and Internet policy issues with a particular focus on spectrum management, public safety communications, and NTIA efforts to expand broadband access and adoption for all Americans. She previously served as Acting Administrator of the agency through June 2009, overseeing NTIA’s enhanced TV Converter Box Coupon Program during the nation’s successful transition to digital broadcasting.

Ms. Gomez was previously Vice President, Government Affairs at Sprint Nextel. Prior to her work in private industry, Ms. Gomez served for 12 years in various management positions at the Federal Communications Commission, including Deputy Chief of the International Bureau and Chief of the Network Services Division in the Common Carrier (now Wireline) Bureau. Ms. Gomez also served as the Senior Legal Advisor to former FCC Chairman William Kennard. In addition, Ms. Gomez was Deputy Chief of Staff in the National Economic Council during the Clinton Administration; Staff Counsel in the U.S. Senate for the Subcommittee on Communication, Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation; and an associate at the law firm of Arnold & Porter.

Ms. Gomez is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and earned her J.D. from George Washington University. She is a member of the District of Columbia’s Hispanic Bar Association and the Federal Communications Bar Association.