Industry News – 2-18-22

The newly minted Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority Board met earlier this week and covered a variety of agenda items including hiring an executive director for the authority, updating everyone on the status of federal funding, the need for accurate broadband maps, and the importance of industry input to the authority through the subcommittee process. The members of the authority board are: Budget Secretary Greg Thall, DCED Secretary Neil Weaver, Education Secretary Noe Ortega, Agriculture Secretary Russ Redding, General Services Secretary Curt Topper, Executive Director – Center for Rural Pa. Kyle Kopko, Pa PUC Chair Gladys Brown Dutrieuille, Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill, Senator John Kane, Representative Carl Walker-Metzgar, and Representative Pam Snyder.