NTCA Governance

2019
Board of Directors Elections


MEET THE CANDIDATES

NTCA is governed by a 12-member Board of Directors comprised of employees, directors or members of cooperative or commercial telcos. Additional information about NTCA’s governance structure can be found in the association’s bylaws.

2018 Board of Directors, General Counsel and Chief Executive Officer

PRESIDENT
North Central Region Commercial
John Klatt
Lakeland Communications Group, LLC
(Milltown, Wis.)
VICE PRESIDENT
North Central Region Cooperative
Kevin Beyer
Federated Telephone Cooperative
(Chokio, Minn.)
Farmers Mutual Telephone Company (Bellingham, Minn.)
ACIRA (Chokio, Minn.)
SECRETARY-TREASURER
Northwest Region Commercial
Allen R. Hoopes
Silver Star Communications
(Freedom, Wyo.)
NORTHWEST REGION COOPERATIVE
Don Bitz
Triangle Communications
(Havre, Mont.)
SOUTHWEST REGION COOPERATIVE
Bill Hegmann
Southwest Arkansas Telephone Cooperative, Inc.
(Texarkana, Ark.)
SOUTHWEST REGION COMMERCIAL
Russell (Rusty) A. Moore
Big Bend Telephone Co.
(Alpine, Texas)
SOUTHEAST REGION COOPERATIVE
J. Fredrick "Fred" Johnson
Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative
Cooperative (Rainsville, Ala.)
SOUTHEAST REGION COMMERCIAL
H. Keith Oliver
Home Telephone Co.
(Moncks Corner, S.C.)
NORTHEAST REGION COOPERATIVE
Barry Adair
Wabash Communications CO-Op.
(Louisville, Ill.)
NORTHEAST REGION COMMERCIAL
Mike Grisham
Shawnee Telephone Co.
(Equality, Ill.)
CENTRAL REGION COOPERATIVE
Ron Hinds
GRM Networks
(Princeton, Mo.)
CENTRAL REGION COMMERCIAL
Doug Boone
Premier Communications
(Sioux Center, Iowa)
GENERAL COUNSEL
Don Richards
Richards, Elder & Green, LLP
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Shirley Bloomfield

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Strategic Plan

MISSION
Working on behalf of small broadband providers who are working on behalf of rural America.

VISION
To build a better broadband future for rural America.

Board Strategies

ADVOCACY AND LEADERSHIP
Lead and shape industry change and public policy for the benefit of rural telecommunications’ providers and consumers.

EDUCATION
Ensure timely and effective education, training and professional development to all stakeholders.

MEMBERSHIP VALUE
Sustain, market and expand benefits and business opportunities to our membership.

OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCIES
Continuously improve operational efficiencies to create economic value and a better member experience.