Making Broadband a Team Sport

A virtual call for nonprofits and ISPs on expanding broadband in SC


Wednesday, August 10, 2022
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)
via Zoom
Category: Leading Together

As part of the SC Broadband Advisory Council, Together SC has joined with the SC Broadband Office, within the State Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS), and the SC Association of Community Economic Development (SCACED) to host a session connecting nonprofits who are working to aid communities with broadband adoption with the Internet Service Providers (ISP) who are applying to the SC Broadband Office for infrastructure grant dollars to expand broadband access for all. 

  

Who Should Attend:
  1. Internet Service Providers (ISP) interested in strengthening their grant applications by partnering with local nonprofits, CDCs, and other community groups 
  2. Nonprofits and philanthropic partners across the state, especially those working in the target areas marked in red and pink on the map below:

  


Agenda:
  1.  Welcome & Objectives
  2. Overview of Broadband work in SC and Application Process - Jim Stritzinger, ORS
  3. Panel of Internet Service Providers to share with nonprofits their needs and perspectives
    • Moderator: Jim Stritzinger
    • Panel Representatives from: Comcast, West Carolina Rural Telephone Co-op and Carolina Connect
  4. Panel of Nonprofit and Community Leaders to share with ISPs their needs and perspectives
    • Moderator: Bernie Mazyck, SCACED
    • Nonprofit Panel: 
      • Kathy Schwarting, MHA, CEO, Palmetto Care Connections
      • Phyllis Martin, CEO, Tri-county Cradle to Career
      • Paola A. Gutíerrez, MHA, Rural Health Action Plan Lead Strategist, Office of Rural Health
  5. Q & A

 

 

Attendees (82)

Alana Jordan

Development & Membership Manager

Together SC

Andrew Stevenson

Manager, Legal Affairs

Lumos

Carla Angus

Executive Director of Dramatic Coffee Beans

Lake City Creative Alliance

Cindi Rourk

CEO

Climb Fund

Daniel Prohaska

President & CEO

Lions Vision Services

Desmonies White

Data & Sustainability Coordinator

Together SC

Emilee O'Brien

Director of Advocacy

United Way of the Piedmont

Jeff Smith

President

Greenwood County Community Foundation

Karen Quadrio

Chief Development Officer

Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative

Langley Shealy

Steering Committee

South Carolina Grantmakers Network

Madeleine McGee

President/CEO

Together SC

Mamie Nicholson

President

The Self Family Foundation

Mary Butz

Administration & Office Coordinator

Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative

Mauricio Orozco

Public Information Coordinator

SC Commission for Minority Affairs

Mindy Popovich

President

United Way of Sumter, Clarendon & Lee Counties

Paige Stephenson

President & CEO

United Way of the Piedmont

Phyllis Martin

Executive Director

Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative

65 Other Registered Attendees

Jim Stritzinger

Director, SC Broadband Office

  

SCACED

Bernie Mazyck

President & CEO, SC Association for Community Economic Development

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Madeleine McGee

President/CEO, Together SC

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