Deborah D. McAdams /
FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn Up for Reappointment
Senate Commerce hearing scheduled for Dec. 4
WASHINGTON – Federal
Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is on the docket to be reappointed
for a another term. She will be among nominees at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing
scheduled for Dec. 4. The committee will consider Clyburn for a second term.
Clyburn was first sworn in on the commission Aug. 3, 2009.
Her current term expired June 30, 2012. She was previously a representative on
the Public Service Commission of South Carolina after working as a newspaper
publisher and general manager for 14 years.
The Dec. 4 hearing will include the nominations of Dr. Mark Doms, to be under
secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs, Department of Commerce; Polly Ellen
Trottenberg, to be under secretary of Transportation for Policy, Department of
Transportation; Clyburn, to be a commissioner of the Federal Communications
Commission; Dr. Joshua D. Wright, to be a commissioner of the Federal Trade
Commission; Christopher R. Beall, to be a director on the Amtrak Board of
Directors; and Yvonne B. Burke, to be a director on the Amtrak Board of Directors.