Staff






ja cropped_webJonathan S. Adelstein

President & CEO
Jonathan S. Adelstein assumed the role of President & CEO of PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association on September 17, 2012. He comes to PCIA after serving as the 17th Administrator of U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service, a position for which he was nominated by President Obama and unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate in July, 2009. Adelstein previously served as Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission from 2002 to 2009.

As RUS Administrator, Adelstein oversaw a $60 billion portfolio of rural electric, water and telecommunications infrastructure loans. As part of the Recovery Act of 2009, he spearheaded the strategic investment of $3.5 billion into rural broadband infrastructure expansion to stimulate economic development and provide new or improved broadband service to millions of residents, businesses, and community facilities across rural America. Adelstein has long been a strong advocate to improve rural telecommunications and broadband. As an FCC Commissioner, he sought to secure access to communications for everyone, including those left behind by the market. Before joining the Commission, Adelstein held a number of senior staff positions in the U.S. Senate.

Adelstein received an M.A. in History and a B.A. with Distinction in Political Science from Stanford University and is a graduate of Phillips Academy, Andover, MA. Adelstein was born and raised in Rapid City, South Dakota. He currently lives with his wife Karen and two children, Adam and Lexi, in the Washington, D.C. area.

 

Tim House PCIATim House

Executive Vice President
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Tim House joined PCIA in December of 2007. He is responsible for overseeing the association's external communications, marketing and sales efforts, including The Wireless Infrastructure Show, membership, strategic partnerships and pcia.com. He has more than 20 years of experience in a variety of marketing and communication disciplines.

Prior to joining PCIA, Tim spent nearly a decade at Discovery Communications Inc., where he was primarily responsible for developing consumer product marketing strategies for Discovery's hit shows. His campaigns produced three New York Times® Best Sellers and have been featured in Ad Age, USA Today, TV Guide, The Washington Post and the New York Times. A native Washingtonian, Mr. House holds a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcasting and Cable from The Pennsylvania State University.
 
tracy-fordTracy Ford
HetNet Forum Director
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Tracy Ford is director of the HetNet Forum, formerly The DAS Forum, at PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association. The HetNet Forum is a membership group of PCIA dedicated to the advancement of the heterogeneous network. The HetNet is a wireless ecosystem, comprised of a variety of mobile and wireless technologies and infrastructure, interoperable with the macro-cellular network providing harmonious voice and data communications.


As Director of the HetNet Forum, Ford works with its members on strategies and programs to continue to advance DAS and other small-cell solutions as a viable complement to traditional macro cell sites and a solution to the deployment of wireless services in challenging environments. She is responsible for outreach to important DAS target markets and organizes HetNet Forum conference programming.

Ford has spent more than two decades covering the rapidly changing wireless industry, tracking its changes as it grew from a voice-centric marketplace to the dynamic data-intensive industry it is today. She started her technology journalism career at RCR Wireless News, and has held a number of titles there, including associate publisher and executive editor. She is a winner of the American Society of Business Publication Editors Silver Award, for both trade show and government coverage. A graduate of the Minnesota State University-Moorhead, Ford holds a B.S. degree in Mass Communications with an emphasis on public relations.

 
praneet-mathur-3301rPraneet Mathur
Director of Finance and Administration
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Praneet Mathur joined PCIA as Director of Finance & Administration in October 2009. He is responsible for accounting, finance, human resources, IT, office and facilities management of the association. He has over 25 years of experience with nonprofit organizations which includes trade and professional associations. Prior to joining PCIA, he was Controller at WorldCell, a private wireless company. Before WorldCell, he was with The Wilderness Society which a leading national conservation organization. Prior to Wilderness Society, he was Controller for the Parenteral Drug Association. Before joining PDA, he worked for various CPA firms doing outsourced accounting for trade and professional associations.

During his career, he has conducted seminars on nonprofit accounting and done volunteer work for small organizations which did not have an accounting department. He has an MBA from Howard University and CPA license from the State of Maryland. He is member of the American Society of Association Executives and Finance & Administration Roundtable.
 


jonathan campbell_edited_webJonathan Campbell

Director, Government Affairs
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As Director of Government Affairs for PCIA—The Wireless Infrastructure Association, Jonathan Campbell coordinates and executes the advocacy and outreach of the diverse wireless infrastructure industry. Jonathan works on a wide array of wireless issues – from public safety to broadband deployment – before local governments, state legislatures, Congress, and the Federal Communications Commission.

Prior to joining PCIA in 2010, Jonathan worked for CTIA – The Wireless Association and served as a law clerk to FCC Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein and the Chief Counsel of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. Jonathan received a B.S. in Communications Studies from Boston University and a J.D. and a Certificate in Communications Law Studies from the Catholic University of America's Columbus School of Law, where he also served as Production Editor on CommLawConspectus: The Journal of Communications Law and Policy.
 


zac webD. Zachary Champ

Government Affairs Counsel
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As Government Affairs Counsel, D. Zachary Champ represents the association before the FCC, the U.S. Congress, local governments and state legislatures. Zac's particular focus is on Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) and Small Cell Solutions. He also facilitates the activities of PCIA's Innovation & Technology Council. Zac's legislative experience includes time spent in the General Assembly of Connecticut, the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. Zac also held positions with TechAmerica, News Corporation, and the Independent Telephone & Telecommunications Alliance (ITTA).

Zac received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Connecticut, a M.P.A. from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and a J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law, where he served as Editor-in-Chief for the Syracuse Science and Technology Law Reporter and president of the Syracuse University Communications Law and Policy Society. He is admitted to the State Bar of Connecticut.


 

 




Van Bloys

Government Affairs Counsel
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As Government Affairs Counsel, Van Bloys handles state & local advocacy issues, including outreach to municipalities to coordinate dialogue among industry and local stakeholders, as well as educational efforts regarding the interaction among federal, state, and local laws. Van acts as a liaison between PCIA and individual State Wireless Associations, which partner with PCIA to provide a local forum for wireless industry professionals. Van’s telecommunications work includes time spent with the U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Communications and Technology and at the FCC, both in the Media Bureau and as a law clerk to Commissioner Michael J. Copps. Van also held positions with the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International, Comcast Corporation, and the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).

Van received a B.A. in Art History from Georgetown University and a J.D. from American University Washington College of Law, where he served as a Note & Comment Editor for the Administrative Law Review, as president of the WCL Communications & Media Law Society, and as a Classroom Deans’ Fellow for the Legal Rhetoric Department. He is admitted to practice law in Maryland.

 
nancy-touhillNancy Touhill
Director of Meetings and Events
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Nancy Touhill joined PCIA in June of 2008 as the association's Manager of Marketing & Sales and now serves as PCIA’s Director of Meetings and Events. Her primary responsibilities include the planning and implementation of association events including The Wireless Infrastructure Show, DAS in Action, the Infrastructure Developers Forum meetings, and other association events. She is also responsible for membership sales for PCIA and The DAS Forum.

Prior to joining PCIA, Nancy held marketing positions at The Martin Agency, The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and Thinkdesign and Communications. Nancy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Randolph-Macon Woman's College and a Master of Science degree from Virginia Commonwealth University.
 

 




catilin webCaitlin Colligan

Member Relations Manager
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As Member Relations Manager, Caitlin is responsible for developing and implementing communications and outreach programs to PCIA's ever-growing roster of members. As part of the External Relations team, Caitlin works in close collaboration with employees across all departments to provide the highest level of service to members.  She manages the association's social media program and pcia.com, and provides guidance and support for a variety of communications projects. Caitlin joined PCIA as Communications & Public Affairs Manager in June 2011.

Prior to joining PCIA, Caitlin spent seven years at the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association as Public Affairs Manager. She has nearly 20 years of public relations experience, including advocacy communications, event marketing and sports information. Caitlin holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia.
 
nancy-chrismanNancy Chrisman
Director of Industry Relations
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Nancy Chrisman is responsible for PCIA's State Wireless Association Program (SWAP), which has rapidly grown to 27 associations spanning 38 states. A veteran of the wireless industry for over a decade, Nancy was previously employed by SBA Network Services as Business Development Manager responsible for Site Acquisition, Construction, and Turnkey service revenues throughout the Southeast and Northeast Regions. Prior to SBA, Nancy was the Director of Business Development at Strategic Communication Services where she launched the company's presence in the Southeast Region.
 

lindsey webLindsey Andress

Manager of Meetings and Events
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Lindsey Andress joined PCIA as SWAP Coordinator in September 2011 to assist with the advancement of the ever-evolving State Wireless Association Program, and is now PCIA’s Manager of Meetings and Events.  Lindsey supports the Director of Meetings and Events in the planning of logistics and sales for The Wireless Infrastructure Show and other association events.

Prior to her current position with PCIA, Lindsey worked with a DC-area management consulting firm as a Marketing and Event Coordinator, responsible for web and event planning duties. Lindsey holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Marymount University.

 
don-andrew-3179rDon Andrew
Director of Operations, Frequency Coordination Services
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Don Andrew has been employed with PCIA's Coordination Services team for over 17 years. During that period he has served as Director, Operations Manager, Team Leader, Trainer, Coordinator and Representative on the Land Mobile Communications Council. Don has an extensive background in client service in high tech industries.

The primary goals of PCIA's Frequency Coordination Services team are to assist clients in obtaining wireless radio licenses and provide the information necessary to satisfy the regulatory requirements for operating wireless radio systems. His team continues to achieve those goals through constant improvements in process quality and efficiency. In addition, the team has developed a reputation for providing timely and innovative service and solutions for their clients.

There are technical and customer service standards that must be achieved to satisfy both regulatory and customer satisfaction requirements. The Coordination Services team has dedicated their efforts to this and as a result the department has maintained a position as an industry leader with a reputation for the highest quality and speed of service.

Don learned from his experiences with PCIA and previously with Compaq Computer Corporation that quality and success are achieved by seeking to understand the client's issues and requirements, applying the best available resources and proven techniques along with a personal but professional touch.
 
Andrew Barbour
Senior Analyst
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Francine Cook
Senior Analyst
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John Brogan
Manager, AWS Clearinghouse
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Renu Batheja
Manager, IT
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Tolu Ladeji
Accounting Manager
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Katherine J. Peterson
Office Manager
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