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OIA Staff Directory

Office of International Affairs
National Telecommunications & Information Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce
1401 Constitution Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20230

Phone: (202) 482-1866
Fax: (202) 482-1865

Associate Administrator
Fiona Alexander


Staff Members

 Fiona Alexander
Associate Administrator


Vernita D. Harris
Deputy Associate Administrator


ITU, CITEL, USTTI, .us TLD and Verisign Cooperative Agreement, Cybersecurity, Asia as needed

 Gretchen Bratton
​Office Manager


Michael Beirne


ITU-D, USTTI, G20 and G7, Cybersecurity, Intern coordinator, Americas

 Ryan Carroll


ICANN Support, Privacy, OECD, Northern Africa and the Middle East

 Susan Chalmers


United Nations, Internet Governance Forum (IGF), IP/Copyright, Digital Economy/Trade, Intermediaries, .us TLD, Country Code Top Level Domain Name (ccTLD) issues, Oceania

Carl Frank


ITU Study Group 2 and 3, Expert Group International Telecommunication Regulations (ITRs), Traditional Telecommunication issues, Russia/NIS/Central Asia

 Ashley Heineman


ICANN Coordinator, USG ICANN/GAC Representative, RIRs IETF, IP addressing, RIRs, .edu TLD, DNSSEC, Cybersecurity (standards, DNS, Routing)

 Adriane LaPointe


ITU-T Study Group 17 and 20, Cybersecurity, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence, Anglophone African Countries, African Telecommunication Union (ATU) 

 Suzanne Radell


ITU Council Working Group Internet and WSIS, TSAG, International Standards Organization, Francophone African Countries; African Union (AU) 

 Diane Steinour


Bilateral Coordinator, Digital Economy/Trade Coordinator, European Affairs, ITSO, IMSO, Broadband


China and Asia Data flows, OECD, ASEAN, APEC and APECTEL, Cybersecurity (cybercrime, cyber-norms, MLATs), Asia, India

Contact Associate Administrator or Deputy Associate Administrator regarding these set of issues