NTCA Names Lori Fischetti New Vice President

September 28, 2007, Arlington, Va. - National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA) Chief Executive Officer Michael E. Brunner announced that Lori Fischetti has been named vice president of association services. In this position, Fischetti will oversee the association's communications, education, meetings and membership departments.

Fischetti had previously served as executive director of NTCA's Foundation for Rural Service, a non-profit organization established in 1994 by the NTCA to advocate rural telecommunications issues to enhance the quality of life in rural communities.  Prior to her stint at FRS, Fischetti spent four years as senior director of foundation events and associates at the Wolf Trap Foundation. 

"With over a decade of experience in foundation and association management, Contact Caitlin Colligan at 703-351-2086Lori is a great choice to lead our important association services division," said NTCA Chief Executive Officer Michael E. Brunner.  "NTCA places a premium on our member relations, and I am confident that with Lori's guidance, the association services division will continue its proud tradition of top-notch customer service."

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The National Telecommunications Cooperative Association is the premier association representing more than 560 locally owned and controlled telecommunications cooperatives and commercial companies throughout rural and small-town America. NTCA provides its members with legislative, regulatory and industry representation; meetings; publications and educational programs; and an array of employee benefit programs. Visit us at www.ntca.org.