NABA Staff


The NABA Secretariat is managed by the Director-General, who is responsible for carrying out the association’s strategy as approved by the Board of Directors and ensuring NABA objectives are achieved. The Director-General is supported by the NABA Secretariat staff.



Rebecca Hanson


Rebecca Hanson joined NABA as Director-General in 2023. An experienced broadcast and media executive, Ms. Hanson has managed numerous policy issues before the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Congress relating to broadcast regulation. While SVP of Policy and Strategy at Sinclair Broadcast Group, she advocated for new video technology, fair compensation for cable carriage, and spectrum protection. She also served as General Counsel for HC2 Broadcasting group overseeing the regulation of 250 full- and low-power television stations.

At the FCC, Ms. Hanson served in a variety of roles, beginning with the first U.S. National Broadband Plan in 2009, the related broadcast spectrum auction planning in 2011, and other broadcast policy issues including the transition to ATSC 3.0. She currently serves on the Maryland Public Broadcasting Commission and is on the board of the U.S. NAB Leadership Foundation.


Anh Ngo

Director, Administration
Anh Ngo is the Director of Administration for the North American Broadcasters Association and World Broadcasting Unions and reports directly to NABA’s Director-General. Ms. Ngo’s primary responsibilities are to provide continuity on the work plans and activities pertaining to North American and global television and radio industries addressing legal, business development, technical and operational issues. Ms. Ngo also oversees the general office and financial management including the preparation and administration of the budgets for both organizations. In this role, she reports directly to the Director-General and the Chairs of the numerous committees. Ms. Ngo is NABA’s longest serving employee, having started her career with the Association in August 1997. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Minor in Spanish from McMaster University. In her spare time, she loves to travel and has earned a Culinary Arts certificate from George Brown College.