Fiber Broadband Association elects new board

Dec. 10, 2018
The Fiber Broadband Association (FBA) announced the election results of its annual premier members meeting. Kevin Morgan will serve as ...

The Fiber Broadband Association (FBA) announced the election results of its annual premier members meeting. Kevin Morgan will serve as chairman of the board for a one-year term beginning Jan. 1. Morgan, a 20-year veteran of the telecom industry, serves as chief marketing officer at Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD).

At the meeting, Teles Fremin, director at LUS Fiber, was elected to the board for the first time, and Gregg Logan of Telapex and Gary Bolton of ADTRAN (NASDAQ:ADTN) were both re-elected. The 2019 Management Committee was also elected: Katie Espeseth of EPB will serve as vice chair and chair-elect; Gregg Logan of Telapex as secretary; and Gary Bolton of ADTRAN as treasurer.

"Congratulations to our new Chairman Kevin Morgan and to our new and returning board members," said Lisa R. Youngers, president and CEO of FBA. "I am thankful for their commitment to propelling deployment of all-fiber, future-proof networks to better connect the world. I look forward to working closely with Kevin and the board to advance the Fiber Broadband Association's mission in the years to come."

The full 2019 board includes:

  • Chair: Kevin Morgan, Chief Marketing Officer, Clearfield
  • Vice Chair and Chair-Elect: Katie Espeseth, Vice President of New Products, EPB
  • Secretary: Gregg Logan, Vice President of Engineering, Telapex (corporate parent of the C Spire companies)
  • Treasurer: Gary Bolton, Vice President of Global Marketing, ADTRAN
  • Teles Fremin, Director, LUS Fiber
  • John George, Senior Director, Solutions and Professional Services, OFS
  • J. Michael Hill, CEO, On Trac
  • Joanne Hovis, President, CTC Technology & Energy
  • Joe Jensen, Americas Market Development Manager, Corning
  • Corporate Counsel, Ex officio: Tom Cohen, Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren