The Frontrunner (10/24) reports the Progress and Freedom Foundation announced in a news release that it has "recruited fifteen of the nation's foremost experts on communications issues to serve on its Communications Policy Advisory Committee," which will "help shape PPF's recommendations on how best to reform the FCC and complete the process of deregulating the telecommunications marketplace." PPF President Jeff Eisenbach announced the members include: Lauren "Pete" Blevin, Partner, Wilkenson Barker & Knauer, LLP; Rep. Jack Fields, CEO, 21st Century Group; James Gattuso, Vice President for Policy and Management, Competitive Enterprise Institute; Ernest Gelhorn, George Mason University School of Law; C. Boyden Gray, Partner, Wilmer, Cutler and Pickering; Peter Huber, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute; Alfred Kahn, Professor of Economics, Cornell University; James C. Miller III, Counselor, Citizens for a Sound Economy; Timothy Muris, Professor of Law, George Mason University; William Niskanen, Chairman, Cato Institute; Eli Noam, Director and Professor of Finance and Economics, Columbia Institute for Tele- Information; Sen. Larry Pressler, Partner, O'Connor & Hannan; Kenneth Robinson; b, Alex C. Walker Fellow in Economic Policy, the Heritage Foundation; and Richard Wiley, former FCC Chair and Partner, Wiley, Rein & Fielding. CQ (10/23, Graham-Silverman) reported the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace "welcomes Vito Tanzi as a senior associate in its Economic Reform Project." Lynne Ross is "now executive director of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)." Lisa Hawkins is "now director of U.S. emerging markets and diversity at the International Franchise Association, a group representing individual franchise owners and their parent companies." She replaces Debbie Smith, "now director of diversity at AllFirst Financial."