Telecommunications and Technology Steering Committee Meeting

Feb. 21, 2016 , 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2016 NACo Legislative Conference
Washington 4/5 (Exhibition Level)

The committee meeting will highlight the federal government’s recent efforts to increase wireless broadband deployment in underserved communities, current efforts to create a high-speed nationwide mobile network for first responders, as well as technical assistance and grant opportunities available to local governments to increase Internet access for their residents.

  • Nick Rossi, Staff Director, U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation
  • Amanda Hilliard, Director of Outreach, FirstNet (First Responder Network Authority)
  • Jessica Zufolo, Senior Advisor to the CEO, Universal Service Administrative Company
  • Joelle Tessler, Manager of Stakeholder Relations and Outreach, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce