Connect America Fund, WC Docket No. 10-90; A National Broadband Plan for Our Future, GN Docket No. 09-51; Establishing Just and Reasonable Rates for Local Exchange Carriers, WC Docket No. 07-135; High-Cost Universal Service Support, WC Docket No. 05-337; Developing a Unified Intercarrier Compensation Regime, CC Docket 01-92; Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service, CC Docket No. 96-45; Lifeline and Link-Up, WC Docket No. 03-109
On Tuesday, October 4, 2011, the undersigned from the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (“NTCA”), together with Richard Coit, Executive Director of the South Dakota Telecommunications Association (“SDTA”) and Chairman of NTCA’s Industry Committee, Denny Law, General Manager of Golden West Telecommunications, and Randy Houdek, General Manager of Venture Communications Cooperative (collectively, the “Rural Representatives”), met separately with Margaret McCarthy, the wireline policy advisor to Commissioner Michael Copps, and Angela Kronenberg, wireline legal advisor to Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, to discuss matters related to the above-referenced proceedings.