Next Century Cities is searching for candidates to fill three open seats on our Advisory Board. Applicants should be passionate about expanding digital access and have experience working in the technology or telecommunications fields. 

The Advisory Board provides input on Next Century Cities’ efforts to advocate and create resources for mayors and community leaders who are developing local connectivity initiatives.  Board Members represent a diverse array of backgrounds, but share a commitment to Next Century Cities’ core principles and working towards ubiquitous broadband access. Ideal candidates should be able to offer expert advice on telecommunications policy, membership growth strategies, and fundraising opportunities. 

Current Board Members

  • Joe Webster; Chief Broadband Officer; Montgomery County, Md.
  • David Young; Fiber Infrastructure and Right of Way Manager; Kansas City, Kan.
  • Rondella Hawkins; Telecommunications and Regulatory Affairs Officer; Austin, Texas
  • Gail Roper; Director of National Initiatives; Knight Foundation

Application details are available here. Applications will be accepted through September 20, 2019.