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This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action. See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

March 8, 2002
Linda Haller 202-418-1408
Email: lhaller@fcc.gov

Richard Engelman and Jacquelynn Ruff Join Office of the Bureau Chief

Washington, D.C. Ė Today, Donald Abelson, Chief of the International Bureau announced two new appointments to his Senior Staff. Mr. Richard Engelman has been appointed Chief Engineer and Ms. Jacquelynn Ruff has been appointed Assistant Bureau Chief.

Mr. Engelman, as the International Bureauís Chief Engineer, will provide overall Bureau direction on technical issues, including coordination of technical matters related to spectrum policy. Mr. Engelman has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and has been with the Commission for 25 years.

As Assistant Bureau Chief, International Bureau, Ms. Ruff will provide expertise on international telecommunications, trade, and Internet policy issues and Bureau coordination of related multilateral and bilateral telecommunications matters. Ms. Ruff has a B.A. from Radcliffe College/Harvard University, a M.A. from Harvard University, and a J.D. from Georgetown University. Prior to joining the Commission in 1999, she was in private practice and served as staff to a committee of the U.S. Senate.


International Bureau Staff Contact: Jacqueline Ponti at 202-418-0436.

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