In addition to the Board of Directors and Leadership Committee, USTelecom committees work to guide the association's strategic advocacy. These committees provide an opportunity for USTelecom members to use their specialized expertise to evaluate proposed legislation and regulations that may have a significant impact on the operations of member companies.
Current USTelecom Committees and their areas of focus are:
Regulatory Affairs – policy development and advocacy before the Federal Communications Commission and other agencies
Governmental Affairs – our association’s work on Capitol Hill
External Affairs – media advocacy, public relations, and strategic communications
Tax Policy – tax and financial policy matters
Engineering & Technology Policy – a variety of technology issues and standards including numbering, IP services, open source software, network neutrality, DPI, and emerging technologies
Intellectual Property and Privacy – issues surrounding the ownership and distribution of content and protection of consumer information
National Security and Public Safety – cybersecurity, national security/ emergency preparedness communications
Other committees and working groups are regularly formed on an ad hoc basis to address major subjects, such as the Communications, Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC), universal service, intercarrier compensation, video competition, robocalls, and much more.
If your company subject matter experts would like to participate on one or more of these committees, please contact us.