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Broadband Task Force Seeks New Member

By September 8, 2015 No Comments

The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon this week released the September 2015 notice of vacancies for various state boards, councils and committees. A new education-related vacancy has been posted:

Governor’s Task Force on Broadband

Appointing: Governor

Compensation: None

Vacancies: One Member

To develop, implement and promote state broadband policy, planning and initiatives to achieve State broadband needs and goals.  Inventory, assess and report on various aspects of broadband.  Develop a Minnesota Broadband Plan outline.   Membership includes a maximum of 15 members, representative of both metro and greater Minnesota.  A balance of broadband interests, include: consumers, education institutions, health care institutions, telephone companies, cable companies, wireless companites, metropolitan areas and rural areas.  Meetings will be held at least monthly in St. Paul, MN.

Read more about the task force.

Application forms are available online and must be submitted by September 15, 2015, to be assured of full consideration by the appointing authority.

View the full list of vacancies and learn how to apply.