Broadband Public Roundtable Discussion: How Far We Have Come and Next Steps


Senate Communications and Technology Committee

October 20, 2020 | 9:00 a.m.

Hearing Room #1, North Office Building (and Virtual Participation)

Broadband Public Roundtable Discussion: How Far We Have Come and Next Steps

9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.          Opening Remarks by Committee Chairs

9:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.     

Federal Update

  • Commissioner Brendan Carr, Federal Communications Commission
  • Congressman Scott Perry

        State and Local Perspectives

  • Sheri Collins, Sr. Director, Office of Corporate Relations – Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development
  • Steve Samara, President – Pennsylvania Telephone Association
  • Frank Buzydlowski, Esq. Director of Government Relations – Verizon
  • Dave Kerr, President of External Affairs – AT&T Pennsylvania
  • Brian Barno, Vice President – Broadband Cable Association of Pennsylvania
  • Celeste Schwartz, Vice President for Information Technology – Montgomery County Community College
  • Ryan Morcrette, Senior Clinical Communications and Telehealth Specialist– St. Luke’s University Health Network
  • Dave Lohr – Fayette County Commissioner
  • Sam Josuweit, Chief Information Technology Officer – Bloomsburg University
  • Bill Balint, Chief Information Technology Officer – Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Wayne Campbell – Pennsylvania Grange – Testimony
  • Darrin Youker, Director, State Government Affairs – Pennsylvania Farm Bureau
  • Matthew Leonard, Esq., Manager of State Government Affairs – Pennsylvania Rural Electric Association
  • Superintendent McMahon-Vargas – Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools
  • Al Motley Jr., – TECHADEMICS
  • Tomea Sippio-Smith – Public Citizens for Children and Youth
  • Joshua Motzer, Director of Government Affairs – Lumen
  • Sandy Fyock, Vice President – Purchase Line School Board
  • Marilyn J. Heine, M.D. – Pennsylvania Medical Society

Submitted Written Testimony:

County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania

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