Job Title: Division Chief for the Tribal Broadband Connectivity and Nation-to-Nation Coordination Division
Organization: National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Mr. Geisler has spent the last two decades working for his own tribe and across Indian Country helping to improve the general health and wellbeing of native people. While serving 3 terms on the La Jolla Tribal Council as the Secretary, Adam worked on Transportation, Public Health, Gaming, Economic Development, Housing, National and State Tribal policy and Public Safety improvements for his community.
In addition, Mr. Geisler also played a leading role in responding to and recovering from 3 federally declared disasters that impacted his tribe. He is one of the founding board members of the Inter-Tribal Long Term Recovery Foundation and recently stepped down as the Vice Chairman for the board of directors where he served for over 10 years. Mr. Geisler has been instrumental in the development of curriculum for FEMA Tribal Courses offered by the National Emergency Management Institute as well as helped to write and develop the Red Guide to Recovery, Native American Edition. Mr. Geisler received the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) under 35 young achievers award for his work in bringing public safety broadband to Native communities.
Currently Mr. Geisler is the Division Chief for the Tribal Broadband Connectivity and Nation-to-Nation Coordination Division under NTIA, OICG, U.S. Department of Commerce. Mr. Geisler holds a Bachelors of Arts and Science from San Diego State University.