Hearing to Review Rural Broadband Programs

1300 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
| Jul 9, 2009 10:00am

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Witnesses

Panel 1

Ms. Cheryl Cook , Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. Accompanied by Mr. David Villano, Assistant Administrator, Telecommunications Programs, Rural Utilities Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C

Mr. Mark Seifert , Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C.

Panel 2

Mr. Delbert Wilson , General Manager, Hill County Telephone Cooperative, on behalf of the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association, Ingram, Texas

Mr. Walter B. McCormick Jr., President and CEO, United States Telecom Association, Washington, D.C.

Mr. Curt Stamp , President, Independent Telephone and Telecommunications Alliance, Washington, D.C.

Mr. W. Tom Simmons , Senior Vice President of Public Policy, Midcontinent Communications, on behalf of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Mr. G. Edward Evans , Chairman and CEO, Stelera Wireless, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma