Material presented at Connectivity Summit

Attendees from Dover, VT speak with Jon-Michael Muise of USDA Rural Development at the Connectivity Summit on November 30th, 2018

Thank you to all who attended the Connectivity Summit on November 30th! In this post you’ll find material that was presented at the summit. Also, you will see below the contact information for all representatives and presenters.

Presentations (in order of agenda):

Connectivity_How to Get Organized 11-30-18

FirstNet_Southern VT Connectivity Summit 11302018

MA Case Studies

CVFiber Connectivity Summit

Craftsbury So Vt Connectivity Summit


Contact Information (in order of agenda):

Laura Sibilia, Director of Regional Economic Development Strategies and Program, Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation


Owen Smith, Regional Vice President for External Affairs for AT&T/ Representing FirstNet


MA Connectivity Case Studies

Jen Stromsten, BDCC and GCET

Rob Brooks, Leverett, MA


CV Fiber

Jeremy Hansen, PhD and Chair of CV Fiber


Craftsbury, VT

Michael Birnbaum, Kingdom Fiber and Cloud Alliance


Track Two:

Clay Purvis, Vermont Department of Public Service


Carole Monroe, EC Fiber


Mike Loucy, VELCO


Chris Campany, Windham Regional Commission

Jim Sullivan and Jonathan Cooper, Bennington County Regional Commission      


Jon-Michael Muise, USDA Rural Development


Service Providers:

Jeff Austin, Consolidated Communications


Karen Davis, Verizon


Phil Edelstein, VTel


Melissa Pierce, Comcast