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Date/Time: Tue, October 31, 2000 at 7:05 PM GMT
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Subject: expression of interest for RegistryPro Advisory Board


                Dr. Charles Jackson has expressed an interest in joining the RegistryPro Advisory Board if RegistryPro is awarded a bid to run the .pro TLD.

Dr. Jackson would bring significant experience and expertise to the Advisory Board's work in helping to shape policies for the new TLD. 

Dr. Jackson received a Ph.D. in Communications and Operations Research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1977.  At M.I.T., he specialized in operations research, computer science, and communications.  While a graduate student at M.I.T., he held the faculty rank of Instructor, taught graduate operations research courses, and was codeveloper of an undergraduate course in telecommunications.

Dr. Jackson was staff engineer for the Communications Subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives.  At the Federal Communications Commission, he was special assistant to the Chief of the Common Carrier Bureau and engineering assistant to Commissioner Robinson.  He has also worked as a digital designer and computer programmer.  After leaving government, Dr. Jackson cofounded both the telecommuications-consulting firm of Shooshan & Jackson Inc., whose practice was later combined with that of National Economic Research Associates, Inc., and Strategic Policy Research, Inc.

Dr. Jackson is a member of the IEEE, the Internet Society, the American Mathematical Society, and Sigma Xi.  He is an adjunct professor of electrical engineering and computer science at George Washington University, where he has taught a graduate course in mobile communications.  From 1982 to 1988, he was an adjunct professor at Duke University.  He is a member of the U.S. Department of Commerce's Spectrum Planning and Policy Advisory Committee (SPAC) and of the Federal Communications Commission's Technological Advisory Committee.

Dr. Jackson has authored or coauthored numerous studies on public policy issues and has testified before Congress.

For further information regarding Dr. Jackson, please refer to his resume C.V. and publications at



Link: Dr. Jackson's website

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