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Mignon Clyburn sworn
in to fill fifth and final vacancy among FCC Commissioners
5, 2009) Mignon Clyburn has been sworn in as the newest Commissioner of the
Federal Communications Commission. She was administered the oath of office
by Senior District Judge Matthew J. Perry Jr. in her home state of South
Carolina. Her appointment, along with the recent swearing in of Commissioner
Meredith Attwell Baker, gives the FCC its full complement of five
"I am deeply honored that President Obama and the United States Senate have
entrusted me with the privilege of serving as a Commissioner of the Federal
Communications Commission," Clyburn said. "I look forward to working with
the Administration, Congress, Chairman Genachowski, my fellow Commissioners
and the incredibly talented FCC staff, to ensure that all Americans enjoy
the tremendous benefits offered by modern communications. This is an
exciting and challenging time in our nation's history. I am eager to hear
from and work with all stakeholders to carry out, along with my colleagues,
communications policies that protect consumers and encourage robust
competition and innovation."
Clyburn is a past chair of the Southeastern Association of Regulatory
Utility Commissioners, and currently chairs the Washington Action Committee
of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. Before
being elected to the Public Service Commission in 1998, she was Publisher/GM
of the weekly Coastal Times newspaper in Charleston, SC.
Mignon Clyburn is the daughter of U.S. House of Representatives Majority
Whip, Jim Clyburn, of South Carolina.
FCC Chairman Julius Genechoski welcomed Clyburn to the Commission by saying,
"Mignon is a dedicated public servant with years of state-level and
private-sector experience and it's an honor to serve alongside such a
talented colleague. At this critical moment in history, I look forward to
collaborating with my fellow Commissioners on ways that the agency can
improve the lives of all Americans through communications."