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Candidate to the Post of Member of the RRB (Radio Regulations Board)
Julie NAPIER ZOLLER, United States of America



Nationality United States Citizen
Place of birth Ponca City, Oklahoma, USA
Civil status Married, two daughters
Language English
Official address ITT industries
1761 Business Center Drive
Reston, VA 20190 USA
Phone 703-438-3190
Fax 703-438-8112


1988 Master of Science in Business Administration, Boston University, USA
1980 Bachelor of Science (Engineering Science), cum laude, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, USA


Ms Zoller joined the Federal Government as an electronics engineer in 1981 following completion of a degree in engineering science. Her initial assignment was as the lead engineer responsible for installation of satellite earth stations at global locations. Her responsibilities included conducting site surveys, determining power and signal interfaces, and performing post-installation equipment validation. Her next assignment was as program manager for a satellite communications spread spectrum modem acquisition. In this capacity, she accepted delivery of modem hardware and participated in software validation.

After completing a Master of Science degree in Business Administration and spending time with her family, Ms Zoller was employed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory where she performed environmental impact analyses and other technical studies. She returned to the satellite communications field in 1997, accepting a position with Stanford Telecom which later became part of ITT. Ms Zoller has attended a variety of Radiocommunication Study Group meetings at the International Telecommunication Union where she has presented numerous studies pertaining to the fixed-satellite service. She has been a key member of the U.S. delegation to three World Radiocommunication Conferences and a sub-working group chair for Inter-American Telecommunications Commission (CITEL) preparations for WRC-03 and WRC-07. In 2003, she became a program director and is currently managing a team of engineers involved in satellite network coordination and a wide variety of technical, regulatory, and policy issues pertaining to radio spectrum management.

1997 - Present: Director
ITT Advanced Engineering & Sciences Division
Reston, Virginia, USA
  • Direct engineers in national and international activities regarding the planning, regulation, allocation, registration, coordination and use of the radio frequency spectrum and satellite orbits.
  • Prepared and presented technical and regulatory studies at a variety of Radiocommunication Study Groups to develop ITU-R Recommendations and prepare for World Radioconununication Conferences.
  • Active in Inter-American Telecommunications Commission committees and chair of a sub-working group to prepare Inter-American Proposals to WRC-03 and WRC-07. Spokesperson for two Inter-American proposals to WRC-03.
1992 - 1997: Project Manager/Engineer
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Fission Energy Systems Safety Program
Germantown, Maryland, USA
  • Project Manager for technology assessment, engineering analysis, cost analysis, and public participation activities for a depleted uranium hexafluoride management study.
  • Performed and reviewed environmental impact assessments for projects involving radioactive materials processing, transportation, and management.
1981 - 1986: Electronics Engineer
U.S. Government Employee
Fort Huachuca, Arizona, and Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, USA
  • Program manager for acquiring, testing, and fielding spread spectrum modems to earth stations worldwide.
  • Project engineer responsible for surveying and installing earth stations and post-installation testing of digital communications subsystems.


Ms. Zoller has served as a U.S. delegate and spokesperson to numerous international conferences and meetings as listed below. She is the author of several U.S. proposals to World Radiocommunication Conferences involving sharing between the geostationary and non-geostationary systems in the fixed-satellite service and has been a spokesperson for Inter-American proposals. Ms. Zoller advises the U.S. in matters concerning Rules of Procedure, satellite network cost recovery, and a variety of regulatory issues.

International Telecommunication Union
  • Special Committee on Regulatory/Procedural Matters (Geneva, 2005)
  • World Summit on the Information Society (Tunis, 2005)
  • ITU Council (Geneva, 2005)
  • Special Committee on Regulatory/Procedural Matters (Geneva, 2004)
  • Ad hoc Group of Council for Satellite Network Filings (Geneva, 2004)
  • World Radiocomrnunication Conference (Geneva, 2003)
  • Conference Preparatory Meeting for WRC-03 (Geneva, 2002)
  • Special Committee on Regulatory/Procedural Matters (Geneva, 2002)
  • World Radiocommunication Conference (Istanbul, 2000)
  • Working Party 4A (Geneva, 2000)
  • Conference Preparatory Meeting for WRC-2000 (Geneva, 1999)
  • Joint Task Group 4-9-11 (Geneva, 1999)
  • Working Party 4A (Geneva, 1999)
  • Working Party 4A (Geneva, 1998)
  • Joint Task Group 4-9-11 and Working Party 4A/7C (Toulouse, 1998)
  • Joint Task Group 4-9-11 and Working Party 4A/7C (Geneva, 1998)
  • Task Group 1/5 (Geneva, 1998)
  • World Radiocommunication Conference (Geneva, 1997)
  • Task Group 1/5 (Geneva, 1997)
  • Working Party 4A (Geneva, 1997)
  • Working Party 7C (Geneva, 1997)
Inter-American Telecommunications Commission (CITEL)
  • CITEL Assembly (San JosÚ, 2006)
  • CITEL representative to Asia Pacific Telecommunity Meeting (Kuala Lumpur, 2006)
  • Permanent Executive Committee of CITEL (Buenos Aires, 2005)
  • Permanent Executive Committee of CITEL (Washington, DC, 2005)
  • Permanent Consultative Committee II: Radiocommunications including Broadcasting, chair of Working Sub-group 3 to Prepare for WRC-07 - Regulatory and Other issues, 2004 to present
  • CITEL representative to European Conference of Postal and Telecommunication Administration PT3 meeting (Geneva 2003)
  • Permanent Consultative Committee III: Radiocommunications, chair of Chapter 3 - Issues Concerning Fixed-Satellite and Broadcasting Services, 2001 to 2003
  • CITEL representative to Asia Pacific Telecommunity Meeting (Gold Coast, 1999)
  • Permanent Consultative Committee III: Radiocommunications (Mexico City, 1998)


Ms Zoller is a recognized leader with proven experience in radio frequency spectrum management at the national, regional, and international levels. She has participated in multiple World Radiocommunication Conferences, contributing to the technical and regulatory studies addressing conference agenda items and preparing and presenting proposals. She has specialized experience in satellite communications and the application of the Radio Regulations.




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