Member Committees & Working Groups
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.
Promote the awareness and business implications of active systems, passive components and deployment techniques for fiber broadband networks.
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
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
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
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
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.
Chair: Joseph Jones, OnTrac, Inc.
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.
Deployment Specialists Working Group
The FBA Deployment Specialists Working Group was created to provide a discussion forum for all entities involved in the fiber deployment process. The group specifically intends to provide education around and raise awareness about the fiber deployment process, effective fiber installs, and ensuring a safe worksite while protecting underground facilities in areas of excavation
Chair: Brendan O'Boyle, Preformed Line Products
Walt Donovan, Dycom Industries
Tucker Dotson, Ditch Witch
John Fluharty, Sellenriek Construction
Keith Jackson, Gabes Construction Company
Jake Jeffords, Vermeer
Dan Levac, Preformed Line Products
Jason Phillips, Gabes Construction Company
Steve Sellenriek, Sellenriek Construction
This group is for women who are Fiber Broadband Association members. The group's purpose is to share insight into professional development and discuss opportunities for women to achieve their full potential in the field. We encourage women in the field to network with other professionals and fellow leaders in the fiber industry. Make new connections and share your experiences! Join the LinkedIn Group or contact Carol Brunner at email@example.com with any questions or ideas.
Mary Ellen Grom, AFL
Tanya Kanczuzewski, Dura Line
Alyson Moore, Corning
Alexa Edens, KGP
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.
The vision of the Fiber Broadband Association is to be the voice for ultra high-speed networks throughout the Americas.