Donovan has occupied the position since June, 2011. He currently serves on the Department of Commerce’s Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (CSMAC) as well as the FCC’s Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC). From 2001 to 2011, he served as president of the Association for Maximum Service Television, Inc. (MSTV), the leading engineering trade association for the television industry. During his tenure, MSTV helped guide the industry through the digital transition. It helped design and implemented the DTV channel selection process as well as the development DTV converter box. Working with Sprint, MSTV helped oversee the reallocation of BAS licenses. He led the fight to establish technical rules to avoid interference from unlicensed devices operating in the television band.