Chris Lewis is Vice President at Public Knowledge, leading the organization's advocacy on Capitol Hill and other government agencies. Prior to joining Public Knowledge, Chris served at the Federal Communications Commission as Deputy Director of the Office of Legislative Affairs and advised the FCC Chairman on legislative and political strategy. He is a former U.S. Senate staffer for the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy and has over 15 years of political organizing and advocacy experience including work as the North Carolina Field Director for Barack Obama's 2008 Presidential Campaign. Chris serves on the Board of Directors for the Institute for Local Self Reliance, the Advisory Board for Full Color Future, and represents Public Knowledge on the Board of the Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group (BITAG). Chris graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelors degree in Government. He lives in Alexandria, VA where he is elected to the Alexandria City Public School Board.
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