Fiber Broadband 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.
Promote the awareness and business implications of active systems, passive components and deployment techniques for fiber broadband networks.
Chair: Kevin Kress, Clearfield
Finance and Audit Committee
Provide accountability of Fiber Broadband Association funds and determine appropriate funding levels required to execute the Association's objectives. This is a committee solely of the Board of Directors, chaired by the Treasurer,
Chair: Gary Bolton, ADTRAN
Public Policy Committee
Promote fiber broadband deployment by educating and motivating federal, state and local officials (North America).
Chair: Gary Bolton, ADTRAN
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: Katie Epeseth, EPB
Establish global sister organizations and provide support and guidance on an ongoing basis.
Chair: Patrik Shah, DSM
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.
LATAM Committee President
Chair: Eduardo Jedruch, CommScope
LATAM Finance Committee
Funding, financing and business planning, sharing of experiences.
Chairman: Hector Moreno, EXFO
LATAM Marketing Committee
Marketing (Regional and cooperative)
Marketing Committee Chair must speak fluent Spanish and/or Portuguese; English is desired
Generate videos and literature in Spanish and Portuguese. Helps the LATAM Chapter Chairman define venue and content for the annual conference.
FTTX, Chapter Outreach, Event, Intelligence, ROI, sharing of experiences and successful cases (New revenue sources, new services, new economics)
Director: Ricardo Claro - Corning
LATAM Public Relations
Director: Nelson Saito, Furukawa
LATAM Technology Committee
Director: Rogerio Lopes, Sumitomo Electric Lightwave
LATAM Regulatory Committee
Regional activities and establishing government relations with the South American governments.
Director: Reinaldo Jeronymo - Prysmian Group / Draktel
The Fiber Broadband Association's mission is to accelerate deployment of all-fiber networks by demonstrating how fiber-enabled applications and solutions create value for network operators 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.