Ms. Tracey Weisler

 

Tracey Weisler is Senior Advisor for Europe in the International Bureau of the U. S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC).  She joined the Bureau in 1995. During her tenure there, she has worked on a variety of international policy matters, bilateral negotiations and regulatory issues focusing on European-U.S. telecom, wireless, Internet and mobile satellite issues. In addition, Ms. Weisler was also a senior member of former-Chairman William Kennard's FCC Development Initiative, a program created in 1999 to train regulatory officials in Africa, Asia, and Latin America and to assist them with a range of technical and regulatory telecommunications issues. In 2002, she spent six months in Paris, France as a Fulbright Research Scholar, collecting data on regulatory trends and changes in both the European Union and France.

 

Prior to joining the FCC, she worked in Washington as the Director of Legislative Affairs at the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), and as a Legislative Assistant to Congressman Mike Synar (D-OK) in the U.S. House of Representatives.  Ms. Weisler attended Cornell University and spent her senior year at the Sorbonne in Paris, France studying international affairs. After graduating in 1983 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, she worked in New York City as an Urban Fellow in then-Mayor Koch’s Transportation Office. She left that osition to pursue her studies at the University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy in Ann Arbor and was graduated with a Master’s degree (M.P.P.) in 1989.