Broadband Advisory Committee
History & Purpose
On February 1, 2023, County Executive Samantha Kerkman issued an executive order forming a committee tasked with enhancing efforts to improve access to broadband internet service throughout Kenosha County, particularly in areas that are now underserved by high-speed internet providers.
The Kenosha County Community Broadband Advisory Committee’s mission includes providing critical input on developing a comprehensive plan for facilitating broadband development and delivery. The committee will generate informed recommendations to local, state and federal legislators, community leaders and private organizations.
Members & Terms
Members are to be appointed by the County Executive and are to include representatives of the following groups: Municipal and community leaders (seven designees); Kenosha County Board (one designee); Kenosha Unified School District (one designee); School districts west of Interstate 94 (three designees); higher education (three designees); regional economic development or planning organizations (one designee); business or health care industry (three designees).
- Municipal and Community Leaders:
- John Holloway (Chairman)
- Susan Crane
- Margaret Hefner
- Randy Kerkman
- Michael Marchuk
- Kevin Meagher
- Jason Peters
- Kenosha County Board:
- Supervisor Brian Bashaw (Vice Chairman)
- Kenosha Unified School District:
- Kristopher Keckler
- School Districts West of I-94:
- Christine Anderson
- Marty McGinley
- Jack Musha
- Higher Education:
- Suresh Chalasani
- Jeff Robshaw
- Regional Development or Planning Organization:
- Jim Zehner
- Business or Health Care Industry:
- Mike Ulicki
*Note: As of July 5, 2023, some appointments have not yet been made.
Agendas and Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the committee’s meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Meeting Audio Recordings
A news release about the committee's formation is available here.