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Member Committees

If you are interested in joining a member committee, please contact the Chair.  Committees are a great way to get involved with Association leadership and direction.   We welcome all members. Contact Garrett Sheehan with any questions at GSheehan@fiberbroadband.org.

Technology Committee

Promote the awareness and business implications of active systems, passive components and deployment techniques for fiber broadband networks.

Board Liaison: John George, OFS
Chair: Kevin Kress, Clearfield

Committee Members:
Gwenn Amice, EXFO
Patrick Anderson, Go!Foton
Mark Boxer, OFS
Matthew Coffman, Jackson Energy Authority
Andreas Flach, Nokia
Sean Flora, Cincinnati Bell
William H. Hall, II, ADTRAN
Scott Jackson, Graybar
Joe Jensen, Corning
Larry Johnson, FiberStory
Brendan O'Boyle, Preformed Line Products
Michael Pecot, Jiggsa
Michael Render, RVA
Brad Slipher, On Trac
Paul Sulisz, Biarri Networks
Barry Walton, Corning
Steve Wolszczak, Light Brigade
Kevin Wynne, Comsof Americas

Public Policy Committee

Promote fiber broadband deployment by educating and motivating federal, state and local officials (North America).

Chair and Board Liaison: Gary Bolton, ADTRAN 
Vice Chair: Joanne Hovis, CTC

C
ommittee Members:
Kevin Lee Bourg, Corning Optical Communications
Daryl Bouwkamp, Vermeer
Jonathan Bullock, Hotwire Communications
Tom Cohen, Kelley Drye
David Eckell, Graybar
John George, OFS
Mike Hill, On Trac
Frank Latini, Gainesville Regional Utilities
Ben Moncrief, C Spire
Wylie Murphy, On Trac
Michael Purdy, Google
John Burchett, Google
David Young, Verizon
Monica Webb, Ting
Joey Greer, EPB
Paul Thompson, AFL

Marketing Committee

Plans and provides feedback on the Fiber Broadband Association membership marketing efforts and advises on programs and promotional pieces which could be helpful to member company marketing efforts to customers. 

Chair and Board Liaison: Joe Jensen, Corning

Committee Members:
Kara Chandeysson, Ting Internet
Katie Espeseth, EPB
Sean Kio, Burlington Telecom
John Paul, Spiral Internet
Terry Price, 3-GIS
Ellen Satterwhite, Glen Echo Group
Tony St. Pierre, CenturyLink
Jane Weiler, Cincinnati Bell
Melissa Wright, Smithville Communications

Conference Committee

Plan and coordinate the Fiber Connect Conference & Expo conference and the member's meetings, telecom providers workshops as well as all general membership activities, meetings, and conferences.

Board Liaison:
Chair: Joseph Jones, OnTrac, Inc.

Committee Members:

Education Content: Roger Vaughn, OFS 
Fiber Broadband Starter Kit Workshop Co-Leaders: Ron Frye, Lafayette Utilities System and Valarie Lucas, EPB
Business Track Co-Leaders: Bradley Hine, ETI Software Solutions and Catherine McNaught, Corning 
Engineering Track Co-Leader: Randy Turner, Walker and Associates
Education Content Reviewer: Kevin Lee Bourg, Corning Optical Communications and John George, OFS

View the Fiber Connect committee page.  

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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.