Joanne Hovis, President of CTC Technology & Energy has been appointed to the FTTH Council Board of Directors. An attorney with a background in communications and commercial litigation, Ms. Hovis directs CTC Technology & Energy’s business consulting, strategic planning, market assessment and management consulting work. "Joanne is a recognized authority on the broadband market and communities regularly turn to her for her expertise on the evolving role of government and public utilities in the development of communications services and networks." said J. Michael Hill, Chairman of the 2016 FTTH Council Board of Directors, "We are pleased to welcome her to the board."
Ms. Hovis replaces George O’Neal, Vice President for Network Services of GVTC. Mr. O’Neal served for six years as a board member, an executive committee member and as treasurer during his tenure.
Chairman Hill and the rest of the Board thank George for his service and valued contributions to the advancement of the FTTH Council Americas and wish him all the best.