Building Out Broadband: Conversation with SC Office of Regulatory Services

Learn about the role nonprofits can play in expanding broadband access.

Thursday, September 17, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

Join the SC Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) to learn about current broadband initiatives led by the agency and how nonprofits can collaborate on this work to help provide broadband access to member of their communities. 

The ORS is administering Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security or “CARES Act” funding for broadband in South Carolina. This includes the Online Learning Initiative (Mobile Hotspots and Monthly Internet Service), South Carolina Broadband Infrastructure Program, and Mapping and Planning efforts for expanding broadband access.

Guest Speakers:

Landon Masters

Community Outreach & Communications Manager, ORS

Casi Sims

Equipment & Outreach Coordinator for Telecommunication, ORS

Attendees (37)

Amanda Dow

Duke Energy Foundation Manager- SC

Duke Energy Foundation

Amber Brown

Program Officer

Coastal Community Foundation of SC

Angela Rodriguez

Executive Director

SC Spinal Cord Injury Association

Daniel Prohaska

President & CEO

Lions Vision Services

Debbie Cooper

Director of Donor Services

Community Foundation of Greenville

Donna Waites

Vice President of Programs

Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC

Erika Kirby

Executive Director

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation

Erin Johnson

Vice President for Community Investment

Central Carolina Community Foundation

Geales Sands

Executive Director

Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation

Jeff McCormack

Executive Director

SC Physicians Care Charity

JoAnn Turnquist


Central Carolina Community Foundation

Kevin McCray

Community Building & Grants Manager

Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation

Lelia King

Executive Director

Build Carolina

Lili Coleman

Executive Director

Second Helpings, Inc.

Madeleine McGee


Together SC

Maurice Lawyer

Chief of Operations

The Legacy Foundation of SC

Melanie Huggins

Executive Director

Richland Library

Pete Mazzaroni

Executive Director

Marion County Healthcare Foundation

Sherry Gilliam

Executive Director

Charleston County First Steps to School Readiness

Susan DeVenny


Arras Foundation

Tannesha Clements

Executive Director/ COO

Lydia's Bowels of Mercy Home, Inc

Terri Lottchea

Operations Manger

Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation

Tish McCutchen


Jolley Foundation

Wanda Newkirk

Executive Director

Nazareth House

Yolanda Anderson

Development/Donor Manager

Midlands Mediation Center

12 Other Registered Attendees

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President and Founder, DNA Creative Communications