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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Note: Starting in May, 2021, the start time of meetings will shift to 11 a.m.
To submit agenda items for consideration for an upcoming meeting, please fill out the Agenda Item Comment Form.
Visit the Broadband Advisory Board Meetings Playlist on YouTube to watch all recorded meetings.
Per the Executive Order, the Board will consist of the following state agency members:
|Antonio Martinez||Sarah Smith||Colorado Broadband Office (CBO)|
|Betsy Markey||Jeff Kraft||Office Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT)|
|Rick Garcia||Greg Winkler||Department of Local Affairs (DOLA)|
|Patty Salazar||Brian Martin||Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA)|
|Shoshana Lew||Bob Fifer||Colorado 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 Greenberg||Jordan Beezely||Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA)|
|Commissioner Katy Anthes||DeLilah Collins||Colorado Department of Education (CDE)|
|Carrie Paykoc||Stephanie Bennett||Office of eHealth Innovation (OeHI)|
|Katherine Keegan||Office of the Future of Work (OFOW) in the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE)|
|Kathryn RedHorse||Jennifer Lewis||Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs (CCIA)|
|Andy Frohardt||Colorado Office of the Attorney General (COAG)|