Chairman Linda W. Cropp at the request of the
A PROPOSED RESOLUTION IN THE COUNCIL OF THE
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
To confirm the appointment of Mr. Angel M.
Cartagena, Jr. to the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia.
RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF
COLUMBIA, That this resolution may be cited as the "Public Service Commission of the
District of Columbia Angel M. Cartagena, Jr. Confirmation Resolution of 2000".
Sec. 2. The Council of the District of
Columbia confirms the appointment of
Mr. Angel M. Cartagena, Jr.
3059 Oliver Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20015-1111
as chairperson of the Public Service
Commission of the District of Columbia, established by paragraph (97) of section 8 of An
Act Making appropriations to provide for the expenses of the government of the District of
Columbia for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and fourteen, and for
other purposes, approved March 4, 1913 (37 Stat. 995; D.C. Code § 43401), replacing
Marlene L. Johnson, whose term ended June 30, 1999, for a term to end June 30, 2003.
Sec. 3. The Council of the District of
Columbia shall transmit a copy of this resolution, upon its adoption, each to the nominee
and to the Office of the Mayor.
Sec. 4. This resolution shall take effect
Angel M. Cartagena, Jr.
3059 Oliver Street, N. W.
Washington, DC 20015-1111
(202) 966-8901 (h) (202) 418-1599 (w)
To employ my ten years of telecommunications
regulatory experience to assist a corporation to compete in the telecommunications
marketplace or to assist a trade association or private organization in representing its
constituents on telecommunications issues before federal and state regulatory agencies.
Federal Communications Commission
Common Carrier Bureau, Enforcement Division, May 1995 to present
Staff Attorney. Preside over formal
complaints- filed against common carrier companies. This includes managing discovery,
developing a record, and writing an order which explains the legal and factual basis for a
District of Columbia Public Service Commission
Office of the General Counsel, July 1994 to May 1995
Staff Attorney: Presided over both
paper and trial-type hearings- involving the provision of local and pay telephone service
in the District of Columbia.
Law Offices of Ricardo E. Morales
General Practice, May 1992 to June 1994
Associate: Drafted documents and
pleadings., required in cases relating to real estate and family law. Settled a racial
discrimination suit involving a private school. Drafted contracts and provided legal
representation for an entertainment company.
Metromedia Communications Corporation
Office of the General Counsel, April 1990 to January 1992
Assistant General Counsel: Responsible
for both federal and state. regulatory proceedings involving common carrier issues.
Represented Metromedia in trade groups, such as CompTel, and lobbied the FCC and various
state regulatory agencies on issues of importance to the company:
Federal Communications Commission
Common Carrier Bureau, Tariff Division, April 1988 to April 1990
Staff Attorney: Analyzed tariff
filings and drafted orders explaining the legal and factual basis for Commission decisions
regarding those filings.
Other Work Experience
Riverdale Country School
Teacher, History and Constitutional Law
Legal Assistant in the General Counsel's Office
WCVB-TV, Channel 7 in Boston, MA
Intern for "Urban Update"
Program Director and Announcer
JD, Boston College Law School, January 1988
Masters Program, College of Communications,
(RKO Scholar and Dean's List), September 1986 to May 1987
BA, Yale University, May 1984
(ABC Scholar), June 1980
BAR ADMISSIONS, AWARDS & ACTIVITIES
- District of Columbia Bar, Admitted 1988
- Federal Communications Bar Association
- Hispanic Bar Association
- Recipient, FCC Performance Award, April and
- Fluent in Spanish
- Public Speaking
- WordPerfect for Windows, Microsoft Word