MEDA Broadband Committee
This group formed as a result of the Montana Next Generation of Community and Economic Development Tools Report. The committee's overall purpose is to encourage Montana to develop a bold strategy for broadband and 5G deployment statewide.
Next Meeting: December 14th, 2pm. No meeting Dec 28th. This committee meets each 2nd and 4th Monday.
Participants: Tracy McIntyre, MT Cooperative Development, Chair; Brit Fontenot, City of Bozeman EDO; Paul Tuss, Bear Paw Development; Adam Vauthier, Anaconda Local Development; Mehmet Casey, Downtown Billings Alliance; Jerry Meerkatz, Montana West; Geoff Feiss, MT Telecommunications Assoc.; Brian Obert, MBAC; Allison Corbyn, Big Sky EDA; Diane Smith, American Rural, Entrepreneur; Jason Williams, Blackfoot Communications; Gordon Fowler, Bozeman Fiber; Steve Simonson, Beartooth RC&D; Russ Fletcher, MATR.net; Jason Moothart, Interbel Telephone, Anne Boothe, Rural Montana Freelance; Charles Robison, USDA; Paul Gladen, Accelerate MT and Blackstone Launchpad; Karl Unterschuetz, Accelerate Montana Rural Innovation Initative; Mary Roehr, Charter Communications, Bethany Chinadle, Triangle Communications, Michael Mattmiller, Microsoft; Aimee Grmoljez, MT Chamber Foundation; Paul DeWolfe, Access Consulting; Stephen Walter, MWED; and Gloria O'Rourke, MEDA.