NTCA staff: trekking across America.
Adam Healy, senior government affairs representative, attended the Montana Independent Telecommunications Annual Meeting, November 6-7, in Helena, Mont. He spoke about how rural telcos can effectively build and maintain relationships on Capitol Hill.
Kevin McGuire, vice president of business & technology, presented "Looking to the Future" at the Kentucky/Tennessee Telephone Association Joint Conference Showcase, October 29-November 2, in Bowling Green, Ky. He gave an overview of telecom trends and their affects on the future of the industry, as well as the prospects for voice, video and data.
Joseph Eaves, government affairs representative, spoke October 11-12 at the Wisconsin Federation of Telecommunications Cooperatives Meeting in Minocqua, Wis., where he addressed issues related to the Rural Utilities Service, Universal Service Fund and appropriations. He also provided a legislative update during the Tennessee Telecommunications Association Annual Convention, August 27-29, in Nashville, Tenn., in addition to providing a congressional update to the South Dakota Association of Telephone Cooperatives, August 19-21, in Watertown, S.D.
Michael E. Brunner, NTCA CEO, gave a Washington update on October 1 to attendees of the Ohio Telecommunications Association's 112th Annual Meeting in Cleveland, Ohio. Brunner discussed the association's advocacy efforts on the Hill and at the FCC.
Jill Canfield, senior regulatory counsel, gave a regulatory update at the North Carolina Telecommunications Industry Association's Annual Convention, August 19-21, in Pinehurst, N.C.