WASHINGTON, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association® announced today that Jaime Hjort has joined as its director of government affairs. Hjort's responsibilities include educating Congressional Members and their staff about the industry's continuously innovative and competitive nature that drives the sector's need for more spectrum.
"With her tremendous experience on the Hill and campaigns, Jaime will be instrumental to the association's efforts on a variety of issues, from cell tax fairness to broadcast incentive auctions," said Jot Carpenter, vice president, government affairs of CTIA-The Wireless Association®.
Hjort served on Capitol Hill as a legislative assistant with Senator George Allen (R-VA) and as a professional staff member with Chairman Tom Davis (R-VA-11) on the U.S. House Committee on Government Reform. Prior to joining CTIA, Hjort was an attorney in South Carolina. Hjort has a Juris Doctor from George Mason University School of Law and a bachelor of arts in political science from The George Washington University.
CTIA-The Wireless Association® (www.ctia.org) is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry's leading wireless tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, DC.
SOURCE CTIA-The Wireless Association