The following committees are being developed as working groups to provide information and recommendations to the Broadband Enhancement Council. Council members will chair and serve as committee leadership. Non-council members will be invited to serve on each of these committees.

Adoption Committee

Robert L. Cole – Committee Chairman
Rural Residential User – Congressional District 1
rcole1945@reagan.com

Michael J. Holstine, P.E.
Rural Business User – Congressional District 3
mholstine@nrao.edu

Romie A. “Pete” Hobbs
Rural Residential User – Congressional District 3 
petehobbs@frontier.com

Infrastructure Committee

Jeff Proctor – Committee Chair
Council Member
j.proctor@onthegorge.com

Robert Morris
Urban Residential User
robbie@rcdawv.org

Robert Hinton
Rural Business User – Congressional District 2
rob@upshurda.com

Joshua Spence
West Virginia Office of Technology
joshua.d.spence@wv.gov

The Honorable Robert Plymale 
West Virginia Senate 
robert.plymale@wvsenate.gov

Education Committee

Matt Turner – Committee Chair
West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
mturner@hepc.wv.net.edu

Brenda Morris
West Virginia Department of Education
bmorris@k12.wv.gov

Ruth Bland
West Virginia Department of Education
rbland@k12.wv.us

Eric Burgy
West Virginia Department of Education
eburgy@k12.wv.us

Terri Tomblin-Byrd
Mountwest CTC
tomblin@mctc.edu

Chuck Elliott
Concord University
celliott@concord.edu

Ron Hamilton 
Eastern CTC 
ron.hamilton@easternwv.edu

Julia Legg
West Virginia Department of Education 
julia.legg@k12.wv.us

Brice Knotts
West Virginia University
brice.knotts@mail.wvu.edu

Frank Seesink 
WVNET 
frank@wvnet.edu