Kristine Hackman

Kristine (Fargotstein) Hackman participated in the We the People Program in high school where her team came in runner-up at the State Competition. She is Vice President, Policy & Advocacy at USTelecom – The Broadband Association. In this role, she advocates before the White House and Executive Branch, regulatory agencies, courts, and other government entities in Washington, DC and state capitals. Prior to joining USTelecom, she held several roles at the Federal Communications Commission, including in the Chairman's Office, General Counsel's Office, and Wireline Competition Bureau. She was also detailed to the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Communications and Technology Subcommittee. Before her legal career, Kristine led public service initiatives at the National Association of Broadcasters. Kristine graduated from the George Mason University School of Law where she developed a certificated communications law concentration, and for the past five years has served as an adjunct professor of Communications Law. She received her B.A. in Political Science and Communications from the University of San Diego where she graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.

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