Hon. Deborah Taylor Tate

Hon. Deborah Taylor Tate

Member

MMTC Board of Directors

Deborah Taylor Tate was twice nominated to the FCC by President George W. Bush and unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate where she served until 2009, serving as Chair of the Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service. Presently, she is the first Special Envoy to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) for Child Online issues, Co-Chair of the national Healthy Media Commission (with Geena Davis), Distinguished Senior Fellow for the Free State Foundation, and serves on numerous national boards including Common Sense Media, Centerstone Research Institute and Healthstream, Inc. and is affiliated with both Vanderbilt and Lipscomb Universities.