The National Association
of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors is a non-profit professional organization
serving local governments and regional authorities in the development, regulation, and
administration of cable franchises and other telecommunications systems.
Its major objectives are to:
Develop an effective national voice for local government during critical
legislative and legal actions regarding telecommunications;
Inform the membership of legislative, judicial regulatory and technical
developments that impact local government regulation of telecommunications;
Sponsor educational conferences and training seminars on telecommunications and
cable issues in order to share information and experiences on what other local governments
are doing in franchising and planning;
Provide information and technical assistance to its membership in complying with
FCC filings and rules;
Advocate consumer-friendly policies for public and private telecommunications
Foster an internal network among members facing franchise renewals, transfers,
lawsuits, rate issues, policy development and planning.
National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors
1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 495
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 519-8036 Fax
About the States of California & Nevada
The States of California & Nevada Chapter of NATOA builds on the
services provided by the national office by offering training, networking, and information
on telecommunication issues "closer to home."
Five local seminars each year on cable and telecommunications issues;
Networking opportunities with other telecommunications officers and industry
Up-to-date information on FCC rules and guidelines;
Annual Programming Awards that recognize the efforts of Chapter jurisdictions for
providing quality local programming.
A Web Site;
A list serve to allow you to ask questions and gain insight on
regional telecommunications issues;
Discounts at Chapter events.