NACo Broadband Task Force

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    NACo Broadband Task Force

    The NACo Broadband Task comprised of nearly three dozen county government officials from across America, will study the lack of reliable broadband with a particular focus on the challenges facing underserved communities.

    Task Force Members

    Hon. J.D. Clark (Co-Chair)
    County Judge, Wise County, Texas

    Hon. Craig Rice (Co-Chair)
    Council Member, Montgomery County, Md.

    Hon. Bruce Adams ​
    Commissioner, San Juan County, Utah  ​

    Nils Andreassen​
    Executive Director, Alaska Municipal League​

    Hon. Jason Brinkley​
    County Judge, Cooke County, Texas​

    Terry Buchanan
    IT Director, Robeson County, N.C.  ​

    Hon. Terry Burroughs​
    Commissioner, Okeechobee County, Fla.  ​

    Hon. Jason Carini​
    County Treasurer, Rogers County, Okla.   ​

    Hon. Will Cavin​
    Commissioner, Chaves County, N.M. ​

    Hon. Tarryl Clark​
    Commissioner, Stearns County, Minn.​

    Hon. Renee Couch​
    County Treasurer, Comal County, Texas​

    Hon. Nathan Davis​
    Commissioner, Ferry County, Wash.  ​

    Hon. Bob Dixon​
    Presiding Commissioner, Greene County, Mo. ​

    Hon. Jeffrey Ealywine​
    County Administrator, Boone County, Ky.  ​

    Hon. George Emami​
    Commissioner, Monroe County, Ga.

    Hon. Kim Halfmann​
    County Judge, Glasscock County, Texas  ​

    Hon. Rick Hughes​
    Councilmember, San Juan County, Wash.​

    Scott Johnson
    County Manager, Columbia County, Ga.  ​

    Hon. Deborah Lieberman​
    Commissioner, Montgomery County, Ohio​

    John Matelski​
    Chief Innovation and Information Officer, Dekalb County, Ga.​

    Hon. Dwayne McFall
    Commissioner, Freemont County, Colo.

    Hon. Bart Mercer
    Commissioner, Elmore County, Ala.

    Carol Moehrl​
    Director of Public Health District, Nez Perce County, Idaho  ​

    Ryan Moore​
    County Administrator, Warren County, N.Y.​

    Terry Ocaña​
    IT Director, Chippewa County, MN​

    Hon. John Peters​
    Supervisor, Mono County, Calif.  ​

    Hon. Jonathan Pitts​
    Commissioner, Jones County, Ga. 

    Paul Sachs
    Director of Planning & Performance Improvement, Ottawa County, Mich.

    Hon. Lauren Schoenfeld​
    Commissioner, Sweetwater County, Wyo​

    Hon. Mike Slavik​
    Commissioner, Dakota County, Minn.  ​

    Hon. Jim Storey​
    Commissioner, Allegan County, Mich.  ​

    Hon. Rich Sve​
    Commissioner, Lake County, Minn.  ​

    Benjamin Swanekamp​
    Deputy Budget Director, Erie County, N.Y. ​

    Hon. Shelia Tyson​
    Commissioner, Jefferson County, Ala. ​

    Hon. Chuck Weed​
    Commissioner, Cheshire County, N.H.  ​

    Hon. Gregg Weiss​
    Commissioner, Palm Beach County, Fla.​

    Hon. Glen Whitley​
    County Judge, Tarrant County, Texas  ​

    Hon. Frank Williams
    Commissioner, Brunswick County, N.C.​

    Hon. Joseph K. Wood​
    Judge, Washington County, Ark.​

    Hon. David Zimmerman​
    Chairman, Tazwell County, Ill.​

    The NACo Broadband Task comprised of nearly three dozen county government officials from across America, will study the lack of reliable broadband with a particular focus on the challenges facing underserved communities.
    2020-10-20
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    2021-06-25

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NACo BROADBAND RESOURCES

The NACo Broadband Task comprised of nearly three dozen county government officials from across America, will study the lack of reliable broadband with a particular focus on the challenges facing underserved communities.

Task Force Members

Hon. J.D. Clark (Co-Chair)
County Judge, Wise County, Texas

Hon. Craig Rice (Co-Chair)
Council Member, Montgomery County, Md.

Hon. Bruce Adams ​
Commissioner, San Juan County, Utah  ​

Nils Andreassen​
Executive Director, Alaska Municipal League​

Hon. Jason Brinkley​
County Judge, Cooke County, Texas​

Terry Buchanan
IT Director, Robeson County, N.C.  ​

Hon. Terry Burroughs​
Commissioner, Okeechobee County, Fla.  ​

Hon. Jason Carini​
County Treasurer, Rogers County, Okla.   ​

Hon. Will Cavin​
Commissioner, Chaves County, N.M. ​

Hon. Tarryl Clark​
Commissioner, Stearns County, Minn.​

Hon. Renee Couch​
County Treasurer, Comal County, Texas​

Hon. Nathan Davis​
Commissioner, Ferry County, Wash.  ​

Hon. Bob Dixon​
Presiding Commissioner, Greene County, Mo. ​

Hon. Jeffrey Ealywine​
County Administrator, Boone County, Ky.  ​

Hon. George Emami​
Commissioner, Monroe County, Ga.

Hon. Kim Halfmann​
County Judge, Glasscock County, Texas  ​

Hon. Rick Hughes​
Councilmember, San Juan County, Wash.​

Scott Johnson
County Manager, Columbia County, Ga.  ​

Hon. Deborah Lieberman​
Commissioner, Montgomery County, Ohio​

John Matelski​
Chief Innovation and Information Officer, Dekalb County, Ga.​

Hon. Dwayne McFall
Commissioner, Freemont County, Colo.

Hon. Bart Mercer
Commissioner, Elmore County, Ala.

Carol Moehrl​
Director of Public Health District, Nez Perce County, Idaho  ​

Ryan Moore​
County Administrator, Warren County, N.Y.​

Terry Ocaña​
IT Director, Chippewa County, MN​

Hon. John Peters​
Supervisor, Mono County, Calif.  ​

Hon. Jonathan Pitts​
Commissioner, Jones County, Ga. 

Paul Sachs
Director of Planning & Performance Improvement, Ottawa County, Mich.

Hon. Lauren Schoenfeld​
Commissioner, Sweetwater County, Wyo​

Hon. Mike Slavik​
Commissioner, Dakota County, Minn.  ​

Hon. Jim Storey​
Commissioner, Allegan County, Mich.  ​

Hon. Rich Sve​
Commissioner, Lake County, Minn.  ​

Benjamin Swanekamp​
Deputy Budget Director, Erie County, N.Y. ​

Hon. Shelia Tyson​
Commissioner, Jefferson County, Ala. ​

Hon. Chuck Weed​
Commissioner, Cheshire County, N.H.  ​

Hon. Gregg Weiss​
Commissioner, Palm Beach County, Fla.​

Hon. Glen Whitley​
County Judge, Tarrant County, Texas  ​

Hon. Frank Williams
Commissioner, Brunswick County, N.C.​

Hon. Joseph K. Wood​
Judge, Washington County, Ark.​

Hon. David Zimmerman​
Chairman, Tazwell County, Ill.​

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