Riley K. Temple

NMAH Board Alumnus; Temple Strategies

Mr. Temple is a partner in the Washington, DC law firm of Halprin Temple, practicing telecommunications law with extensive experience in federal legislative and regulatory matters.  He represents telecommunications clients before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and Executive Branch agencies.  He was the former Assistant Vice President for Communications Policy at Bell Communications Research, Inc., was the Oliver Cromwell Cox lecturer at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in 1983, and was the Communications Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, 1980-1983.  Mr. Temple serves on numerous boards, including Vice President for Arena Stage, Chair of the New Technologies Subcommittee of the Federal Communications Commission Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age, the Community and Friends Board of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Corcoran Board of Overseers, Secretary of the Board of Trustees of Lafayette College, Chair of the Board of the True Colors Theatre Company and a Vestry member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.   
Mr. Temple resides in Washington, DC.