Broadband Advisory Board

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On October 30, 2020, Governor Jared Polis signed an Executive Order creating a Broadband Advisory Board (BAB) within the Office of Information Technology (OIT) to focus on collaboration and coordination of broadband efforts for Colorado, and to partner with the Office of the Future of Work (OFOW) to provide regular updates to the board on digital inclusion and literacy. 

For more information on the creation of the Broadband Advisory Board, please refer to the Governor’s Broadband Initiatives Report, which was also released Oct. 30, 2020.


BAB meetings take place on the third Tuesday of each month. Public comment is available at the beginning of each meeting. If you would like to provide public comment, but are unable to attend or speak at the meeting, please email

To submit agenda items for consideration for an upcoming meeting, please fill out the Agenda Item Comment Form.

Past Meetings

Visit the Broadband Advisory Board Meetings Playlist on YouTube to watch all recorded meetings.

January BAB Meeting – January 19, 2021 @ 9 a.m. (Virtual Only)

 Meeting Minutes | Recording
Federal Stimulus Presentation by Teresa Ferguson, Colorado Broadband Office

Broadband Metrics Presentation by Megan Gernert, Colorado Broadband Office.

Thursday, December 17, 2020 @ 9 a.m. (Virtual Only)

  Meeting Minutes | Recording
Digital Literacy and Inclusion Presentation by Katherine Keegan, Office of the Future of Work (OFOW)
Links Associated with Presentation:
Broadband Map Presentation by Megan Gernert, Colorado Broadband Office.

Board Members

Per the Executive Order, the Board will consist of the following state agency members:

Anthony Neal-GravesSarah SmithColorado Broadband Office (CBO)
Betsy MarkeyJeff KraftOffice Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT)
Rick GarciaGreg WinklerDepartment of Local Affairs (DOLA)
Patty SalazarBrian MartinDepartment of Regulatory Agencies (DORA)
Shoshana LewBob FiferColorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)
A representative from any other agency or organization that has relevant projects and initiatives focused on broadband activities within the State, as appointed by the Executive Director of OIT.

Non Voting Board Members:

Kate GreenbergJordan BeezelyColorado Department of Agriculture (CDA)
Commissioner Katy AnthesDeLilah CollinsColorado Department of Education (CDE)
Carrie PaykocStephanie BennettOffice of eHealth Innovation (OeHI)
Katherine KeeganOffice of the Future of Work (OFOW) if the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment
Kathryn RedHorseJennifer LewisColorado Commission of Indian Affairs (CCIA)
Andy FrohardtColorado Office of the Attorney General (COAG)



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