Chris Moore currently serves as executive Director of the Kentucky Communications Network Authority where he manages and oversees the KentuckyWired network, Kentucky's open-access broadband network. Previously at the Federal Communications Commission Mr. Moore covered various communications and technology law issues including public safety, cybersecurity and privacy. Previously held positions include legal advisor to former Commissioner Deborah Tate, Deputy Chief of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, Deputy Director of the Office of Legislative Affairs, and Attorney Advisor in the Wireline Competition Bureau. While at the FCC he also served a detail to former Senator Conrad Burns' office where he provided policy advice on legislation concerning telecommunications and technology issues and help draft proposed legislation. Prior to that Mr. Moore served as a Special Assistant to the Under Secretary for Rural Development at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In that role he provided policy advice pertaining to Rural Development's program areas of business and infrastructure development in rural areas, including the Rural Broadband Program. Prior to joining Rural Development, Mr. Moore worked as Counsel to the U.S. Senate Rules and Administration Committee. During this period, he participated in election law reform and campaign finance reform. Mr. Moore has also served as a regulatory attorney for Sprint for a number of years, and the Kentucky Public Service Commission where he worked on telecommunications and technology issues.
Mr. Moore recently served as Editor of the RNLA Newsletter and as a member of the Membership and Communications Committee of the RNLA.
Mr. Moore has been active in Republican politics throughout his career. Among other things, in 2000 he worked as a volunteer assisting the Bush campaign during the Iowa Caucus and the Michigan Primary in GOTV efforts and election monitoring. Mr. Moore also served as a County Manager in Ohio for the Bush-Cheney Campaign during the general election. In 2002, Mr. Moore was deployed to Kentucky as a volunteer of the RNC 72 Hour Task Force where he assisted in setting up a ballot integrity program and GOTV efforts. In 2003, Mr. Moore was deployed to Kentucky as a volunteer for the Fletcher for Governor campaign where he performed legal research and provided advice on various election issues. In 2004 he participated in the RNC's 72 Hour Legal Team in Florida; and in 2006 he organized and led the 72 Hour Legal Team in Montana.
Mr. Moore is admitted to the practice of law in Kentucky, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Court of Veterans Appeals, and the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky. He has memberships in various professional associations, including the Federalist Society and the Federal Communications Bar Association.
Mr. Moore has a law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law and an undergraduate degree in political science from Transylvania University.