Telecommunications leaders travel to Washington

Posted: April 12, 2017

Capitol Hill
State leaders from across the Southeast have been hard at work making their voices heard in Washington about broadband issues in rural America. Here are a few photos taken during some of their recent trips.

The delegation from Ben Lomand Connect and Bledsoe Telephone Cooperative are pictured with TN Senator Bob Corker and Senator Lamar Alexander at a Tennessee Tuesday event in Washington. The delegation presented Tennessee gifts to the senators.
State executives from several states participated in the NTCA panel in Washington. Pictured are Tyler Campbell from the Kentucky Telecommunications Association, Greg Dean from South Dakota Telecommunications Association, Levoy Knowles, and Duront Walton from the Virginia Telecommunications Association. The moderator was David Crothers from the North Dakota Association of Telecommunications Cooperatives.
Congressman Marsha Blackburn addresses the NTCA Legislative and Policy Conference in Washington, D.C.
The national delegation from all across the country meet with their congressmen and senators. Congressman Diane Black meets with Tennessee cooperative managers and CEOs from her district. (L to R) Chris Townson, DTC Communications; Congressman Black; Nancy White, North Central Telephone Cooperative; and Jonathan West, Twin Lakes.