Paige Atkins has officially been named associate administrator-Office of Spectrum Management at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, NTIA Administrator Lawrence E. Strickling announced today. She replaces Karl Nebbia, who left NTIA late last year. Ms. Atkins joined NTIA last year as deputy associate administrator-spectrum planning and policy and had been serving as acting associate administrator-Office of Spectrum Management since Mr. Nebbia left. Before coming to NTIA, Ms. Atkins was vice president-cyber and IT research at the Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation. From 2010 to 2011 she was director-strategic planning and information at the Defense Information Systems Agency. For four years before taking that post, Ms. Atkins was director of the Defense Spectrum Organization at DISA.