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Board Elections

The Association holds an annual election for Directors to its Board at the Association’s Annual Premier Members Meeting, which is held in conjunction with the Association’s Strategy Session. Each director serves a three-year term beginning in January.  Members of the Board set the overall direction for our organization and make critical strategic decisions regarding our finances, activities and programs. 

The Association’s nine Board members are elected for three-year terms which are staggered such that each year there are openings for three Directors. Each Board member can only serve for two consecutive terms.  Board members must be from a North America (NA) or joint NA/LATAM Premier Member “in good standing,” including by being current with its dues.  No more than one person from any Premier Member company may serve on the Board at any time.  

A complete description of what is expected from the Association’s Board of Director members can be found at Board of Directors' Responsibilities.

Any Association member can nominate a candidate (although a Director must be employed by a Premier Member). 

Each candidate must complete a Board Questionnaire.     

Comments or questions on the voting process should go to election@fiberbroadband.org.  

2019 Board Election Results:

The annual members’ meeting took place in Tampa, FL on December 4th, 2018, during which 2019 board elections were held.

The following individuals were elected with all terms commencing January 1st:

Newly elected to 3-year term:

  • Teles Fremin, Director, LUS Fiber

Re-elected to 3-year term:

  • Gary Bolton, Vice President, Global Marketing
  • Gregg Logan, Vice President of Engineering, Telepex [corporate parent of C Spire]

Continuing as Board Members:

Katie Espeseth, Vice President, New Products, EPB
John George, Director, Solutions and Professional Services, OFS
Joanne Hovis, President, CTC Technology & Energy
Joe Jensen, Director, Americas Market Development, Corning
Mike Hill, President & CEO, On Trac
Kevin Morgan, Chief Marketing Officer, Clearfield

Management Committee

Kevin Morgan, Chairman
Katie Espeseth, Vice Chairman and Chair Elect
John George, Secretary
Gary Bolton, Treasurer

Committee Chairs and Board Liaisons

Marketing Board Liaison: Joe Jensen
Public Policy Chair: Gary Bolton
Finance & Audit Chair: Gary Bolton
Technology Board Liaison: John George

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Our Mission

The Fiber Broadband Association's mission is to accelerate deployment of all-fiber access networks by demonstrating how fiber-enabled applications and solutions create value for service providers and their customers, promote economic development and enhance quality of life.

Our Vision

The vision of the Fiber Broadband Association is to be the voice for ultra high-speed networks throughout the Americas.