Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan announced their appointments to the Governor’s Task Force on Broadband on Wednesday, October 9.
The task force will put forward policies to help ensure every Minnesotan has access to high-speed broadband.
Visit https://mn.gov/governor/news/#/detail/appId/1/id/406088 for the complete list of appointees.
Among the appointees is Marc Johnson — the executive director of the East Central Minnesota Educational Cable Cooperative (ECMECC).
Johnson has been a longtime advocate for technology in schools. He contributed to the May-June 2015 edition of the MSBA Journal magazine with his article, “The Broadband Gap: High-Speed Internet Inequity Impacting Minnesota Schools.” View his article online on Pages 8-11.
Visit https://mn.gov/deed/programs-services/broadband/task-force to learn more about the Task Force on Broadband.
Source: Office of Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan