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NATE Announces UAS Committee Roster at Drone World Expo

The National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE) announced their expanded roster of participants who will be serving on the Association’s Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Committee. The association released the new roster at this week’s commercial UAS event, Drone World Expo. We are excited to be partnered with this great organization as they continue to expand their UAS committee with industry leaders (including our very own, Karl Schwab!).

NATE UAS Committee

The NATE UAS committee will be monitoring the trends and regulatory environment associated with rapidly evolving UAS technologies as well as making recommendations to NATE members and the wireless infrastructure industry on best practices for UAS implementation. The committee will also be focusing on collaborating with federal agencies and interested stakeholders in the development of guidelines to promote safe commercial UAS use.

The Association’s Board of Directors member, Jimmy Miller, stated “NATE is thrilled to announce our expanded UAS Committee roster. The NATE UAS Committee line-up consists of some of the brightest minds in commercial drone aviation representing some of the most innovative companies and organizations from throughout the wireless and UAS ecosystems.”

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UAS Committee Roster

Christopher Desmond  Verizon Wireless

Tim Dunnigan – Talon Aerolytics, Inc.

Lisa Ellman – Hogan Lovells /Commercial Drone Alliance

Bryan Fitzpatrick  Surveying and Mapping, LLC

Steve Fleming – Technical Rescue Systems

Jose Giraldo  DroneBase

Jim Goldwater  Bob Lawrence & Associates

Alden Jones  American Tower Corporation

John Paul Jones  Tower & Turbine Technologies LLC

Robert McCoy – Crown Castle

Bryan McKernan  Consortiq

Jimmy Miller  MillerCo, Inc.

Chris Moccia  Measure UAS, Inc.

Art Pregler – AT&T

Todd Schlekeway  NATE

Karl Schwab  DARTDrones

Jimmy Taylor – DataWing Global

Charlie Terry – ETAK Systems, LLC

Jim Tracy – Legacy Telecommunications, Inc.

Brian Weis – Mikab Corporation

Gretchen West – Hogan Lovells /Commercial Drone Alliance

About National Association of Tower Erectors

The National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE) is a not-for-profit trade association in the wireless infrastructure industry providing an unified voice for tower erection, service, and maintenance companies. The Association boasts over 800 member companies located throughout the United States, Australia, Bahamas, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, Ghana, India, Italy, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Romania, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago and the United Arab Emirates. Visit www.natehome.com for more information on the association.

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