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WISPA Names Eric Slee Director of Government Affairs

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WISPA, the wireless internet service providers association, has named Eric Slee director of government affairs.

Slee was formerly the legislative director for Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), who chose not to run for a fifth Senate term in the last election.

Slee will head up advocacy at the federal, state and local levels for the 1,000-member group.

His resume also includes senior account executive for the DCI Group of public affairs strategic consultants, "developing and maintaining long-term relationships with think tanks, political activists, issue experts, and advocacy organizations on public policy issues related to the telecommunications industry."

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.