THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES REGINA KEENEY TO SERVE ON THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
President Clinton announced today his intent to nominate Regina Keeney to serve on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
Ms. Keeney is currently Chief of the Common Carrier Bureau for the FCC where she has led the Commission's work in implementing the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Ms. Keeney joined the FCC in October 1994 as the Chief for the newly created Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Her responsibilities included the development and implementation of policy regarding wireless telecommunications and the implementation of the FCC's auctions of electromagnetic spectrum. Ms. Keeney began her public service career in 1983 and served at the FCC as a member of the staff of the Common Carrier Bureau until 1985.
Ms. Keeney served as Senior Republican Counsel for Communications to the Senate Commerce Committee from 1985 to 1994. She also served as an associate with Hamel, Park, McCabe and Saunders. Ms. Keeney is a graduate of Georgetown University and Harvard Law School.