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The Fiber Broadband Association Elects Jimmy Todd as Board Chairman


By Nex-Tech


LENORA, Kan., — The Fiber Broadband Association (FBA) announced last week it has elected its 2024 Board of Directors. Jimmy Todd, CEO/General Manager at Nex-Tech, was elected as the new Chairman of the Board for 2024.

It is an honor to serve as the Fiber Broadband Association’s Board Chairman” stated Todd. “In recent years, FBA has become the premier voice for ubiquitous fiber optic infrastructure for broadband. Reliance on broadband has never been greater, and the need for fiber for every home and business across the country must be a priority. I am committed to working with Gary Bolton (FBA CEO), the FBA staff, the Board, and the membership to increase our efforts to advocate this message across the nation.”

Elections for the Board of Directors were held at FBA’s 2023 Premier Members Meeting in Palm Springs, California. Subsequently, Board officers were elected at the Board meeting. The full 2024 Board of Directors includes:

Chair: Jimmy Todd, CEO and General Manager, Nex-Tech

Vice Chair: Kimberly McKinley, Deputy Director & CMO, UTOPIA Fiber

Secretary: Sachin Gupta, Director of Business Development, Centranet

Treasurer: Gregg Logan, Vice President of Engineering, Telapex

Mark Boxer, Technical Manager – Solutions and Applications Engineering, OFS

Ashley Brown, Senior Director of Field Marketing, Adtran

Evann Freeman, Vice President, Government & Community Relations, EPB

Scott Jackson, National Market Manager – Broadband, Graybar

Ariane Schaffer, Government Affairs & Public Policy Manager, Google

About Nex-Tech Nex-Tech connects thousands of people and businesses through a robust broadband network. Nex-Tech’s powerful fiber-to-the-premise technology delivers leading-edge enterprise solutions to clients nationwide including cloud services, servers, security, phone systems, hosted PBX, managed IT, creative solutions, and network operations monitoring. Nex-Tech employees are customer-focused on providing the most effective technology solutions with unsurpassed user-friendly support. Headquartered in Lenora, Kansas, Nex-Tech has been delivering exceptional service for over 70 years. Their service area include northwest and parts of central Kansas, and it’s the majority owner of Nex-Tech Wireless. Nex-Tech serves the Moundridge and Goessel areas locally. 

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