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FCC Adds Lawyer to Chairman's Staff.

February 3, 2011 - Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski announced the appointment of Amy Levine as Special Counsel. Ms. Levine, who will work in the Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis, will be responsible for issues concerning public safety and spectrum.

Ms. Levine will work closely with the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau on the Commission’s top public safety priorities, with a special emphasis on the creation of a nationwide, interoperable public safety broadband network and continued enhancement of E911 and NG911 technologies.  In addition, Ms. Levine will coordinate with the Wireless Bureau and the Office of Engineering and Technology regarding the Commission’s efforts to make available and ensure more efficient use of spectrum, including through the innovative concept of voluntary incentive auctions.