DC's reputable government relations firm led by 40+ year DC lobbying veteran John Chwat.
The Chwat Group
has a long record of serving private sector companies, industries, and trade and professional associations in the telecommunications area.
He was a lobbyist for the Communications Satellite Corporation (COMSAT) influencing Congress on major legislation impacting international and domestic communications.
In serving clients, his firm provided daily FCC and Congressional monitoring and reporting in the 1980's to the National Exchange Carriers Association (NECA) based in NJ and impacting telephone policy and tariffs.
For over 27 years, he served as the Washington, D.C. lobbyist for the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) representing over 700,000 amateur radio licensees in their spectrum and radio policy issues in Congress.
Mr. Chwat is active on the Alarm Industry Communication Committee (AICC) composed of all electronic and monitoring corporations and suppliers in the security industry, impacting the FCC and Congress.
In this capacity, he is Director of Government Relations for the Electronic Security Association (ESA).
A Strong Record of Success:
When Congress allocated increases in fees for every FCC
licensed communications entity
John Chwat worked with Congressional leadership in the Committees of jurisdiction to exempt its clients, resulting in savings of over $15M
When Congress considered selling spectrum Mr. Chwat
secured Congressional leadership reversal of these allocations many times.
Extensive, successful spectrum legislation experience benefiting clients.