Sep

15-18

Joint Use (Sep 15-18)

As new technology, new regulations and aging infrastructure continue to change the landscape of joint use, it becomes increasingly important for key stakeholders to foster open dialogue and collaborate to solve shared problems, focus on safety goals, and ensure the equitably of poles and other utility assets. Considered the premier joint use conference, content is designed for representatives from utility, telecomm, wireless and broadband companies; as well as consultants and service companies who deal with joint use, pole ownership and attachments. The conference format provides a unique mix of presentations, dynamic power table topics, vendor displays and networking opportunities to exchange information and best practices.

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General Details

Program Chair
Kayla Jones, Consultant, Facility Attachments, Xcel Energy Inc.

Program Location
Sheraton Denver Downtown
1550 Court Place
Denver, CO 80202

Who Should Attend
Joint use administrators
Right of way managers
Asset managers
Standards engineers
Operations managers
Contract administrators
Real estate analysts
Construction planners
GIS services
Wireless managers

Registration Options
Conference Registration: $749
Vendor Display Only: $599
Conference Registration + Vendor Display: $1,098 ($250 savings)
+ Booth Assistant for $299
+ Guest pass for $150

Conference registration and Vendor Display Only prices increase $100 after August 14. Conference registration includes all conference materials, sessions and food events. Vendor Display Only registration includes a skirted table in the display area, and food functions associated with display schedule. Conference Registration + Vendor Display (combination registration) price increases $200 after August 14. This registration includes full conference access, a skirted table in the display area, and food functions associated with display schedule.

A Booth Assistant registration is added to a vendor display registration and includes all food functions with vendors. A Guest Pass added to a conference registration allows a delegate to bring a guest to the welcome reception and two receptions with vendor displays. Other food events are excluded from this pass.

For more information contact Christopher Lee, Senior Program Manager at 971.255.4967.

Agenda

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

1:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Optional Networking – Foothills of The Rockies Tour

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Optional Networking – Denver Microbrew Tour

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Welcome Reception
Sponsored by:

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Followed by dinner on your own.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Registration
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8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Joint Use 101 (optional session)
Speaker: Jason Nemjo, Joint Utilities Specialist, Clark Public Utilities
Back by popular demand! Joint Use 101 will break down the basic physical materials involved in Joint Use. A must for those who are new to the Joint Use industry and those who are not frequently working in the field and want a refresher.

9:00 AM – 9:20 AM
Welcome and Introductions
Speaker: Jerome Davis, Regional Vice President of Community and Customer Relations, Xcel Energy

9:20 AM – 10:00 AM
Utilities Role in Small Cell Deployment
Speaker: Jana Luecke, RE/Regulatory – Headquarters, Verizon
Utilities are seeing more applications for small cell as the technology continues to grow. Hear from one of the national carriers on their strategy for small cell deployment and how utilities will be utilized in the next wave of installations.

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Break with Vendor Displays

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
General Session: Examples of Small Cell Installations
Facilitator: Tim Gasser, Senior Project Manager, Wireless Collocation, Communication Sitings & Services, Puget Sound Energy
Speakers: Douglas Haberman, Wireless Co-locations Program Manager, Seattle City Light
Richard Harms, Joint Use Manager, CenturyLink
A follow up from last year’s discussion on utility perspective discussion on small cell will provide pictures and case studies of installations at Puget Sound Energy, Seattle City Light, and CenturyLink.

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Vendor Showcase
Each vendor will get 2-3 minutes on the main stage to give an introduction to their company and a quick overview of their product/service. If time permits they are allowed to introduce their sales team at the conference.

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Lunch with Vendor Displays

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
General Session: Processing an Exponential Increase in Applications
Facilitator: Kayla Jones, Consultant, Facility Attachments, Xcel Energy
Speakers: Kayla Jones, Consultant, Facility Attachments, Xcel Energy
Melissa Hardman, Facility Attachments Consultant, Xcel Energy
It is 2015 and pole owners are receiving more applications than ever before. It is difficult to track, manager and find resources for each application. Hear from Xcel Energy on how they are addressing this issue.

2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Power Tables
Sit at a table with a topic that interests you most. The format is informal and each power table will be repeated at least twice. At the ring of the bell, move on to the next topic of interest. Content may vary slightly depending on the level of those sitting around the table and the questions asked. 50-minute facilitated table topic sessions with 10 minutes in between.

Session 1: 2:40-3:30 PM

Telecomm Roundtable
Pole Ownership Reconciliation
Jason Nemjo, Joint Utilities Specialist, Clark Public Utilities
Susan Burke, Sr. Business Consultant, Network Engineer, Frontier
Jim Corwin, Manager – Network Engineering, Frontier
Pole Mounted Meters
Sonny Nunez, Manager – Utilities Relations, Crown Castle

Session 2: 3:40-4:30 PM

Conduit
Rick Harms, Joint Use Pole and Conduit Manager, CenturyLink
Utility Pole Relocations
Kayla Jones, Consultant, Facility Attachments, Xcel Energy
Melissa Hardman, Facility Attachments, Consultant, Xcel Energy
The Push for a Gig, How Changes in the FTTH Landscape Will Impact Joint Use
Duke Horan, Henkels & McCoy – Western Region, Telecom Program Management

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Reception with Vendor Displays

7:30 PM
Reception at Katie Mullens Irish Pub
Sheraton Hotel Tower Building
1550 Court Place
Denver, CO 80202

Sponsored by:

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Thursday, September 17, 2015

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Registration

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
General Session: Resources for Efficient Pole Loading
Facilitator: Patti Rafish, Joint Use Coordinator, NorthWestern Energy
Speakers: Patti Rafish, Joint Use Coordinator, NorthWestern Energy
Jason Blackford, PE, EDM International
Chad Newton, Director – Product Strategy, Osmose
Meeting safety requirements for pole loading is not only a concern for pole owners it is required by the NESC. Loading factors vary depending on the pole material and load case. Understanding pole loading and what factors influence if a pole has a pass/fail in remaining strength may change the way you look at that 45’ structure.

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Break with Vendor Displays

10:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Power Tables
Sit at a table with a topic that interests you most. The format is informal and each power table will be repeated at least twice. At the ring of the bell, move on to the next topic of interest. Content may vary slightly depending on the level of those sitting around the table and the questions asked. 50-minute facilitated table topic sessions with 10 minutes in between.

Session 3: 10:15 – 11:05 AM

Pole Attachment Developments in the States
Tom Magee, Partner, Keller & Heckman LLP
ET-Truss – Ability to Overcome Overloaded Poles?
Chad Newton, Director – Product Strategy, Osmose
Are You Charging the Right Rate? Pole Attachment Rental Rates Post-Net Neutrality Order
Robin Bromberg, Associate, Balch & Bingham LLP

Session 4: 11:15 – 12:05 PM

Pole Attachment Developments in the States
Tom Magee, Partner, Keller & Heckman LLP
New Rules and Rule Changes in Communications
David D. Rines, Counsel, Lerman Senter PLLC
Handling Large-Scale Attachment Permitting and Build-Out
David Chaney, Senior Partner, Varasset
Field Data Collection for PLA
Allen Meyer, Project Initatives Manager, BHC Rhodes

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Lunch with Vendor Displays

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Power Tables
Sit at a table with a topic that interests you most. The format is informal and each power table will be repeated at least twice. At the ring of the bell, move on to the next topic of interest. Content may vary slightly depending on the level of those sitting around the table and the questions asked. 50-minute facilitated table topic sessions with 10 minutes in between.

Session 5: 1:10 – 2:00 PM

Update on Joint Use Litigation
Chris Huther, Partner, Wiley Rein, LLP
New Rules and Rule Changes in Communications
David D. Rines, Counsel, Lerman Senter PLLC
Pole Attachments: A Collaborative Approach to Maximizing Revenue
Mike McGill, Director of Sales – Americas, ikeGPS

Session 6: 2:10 – 3:00 PM

Update on Joint Use Litigation
Chris Huther, Partner, Wiley Rein, LLP
Important Structural Considerations for Utility Wood Poles
John Werner, Program Management, Paul J. Ford & Company
Utility Interface Plan for High Volume Fiber Build-Out Programs
Rick Beck, P.E., Engineering Services Manager, Black & McDonald

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Break with Vendor Displays

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Legal Forum
Moderator: Eric Langley, Partner, Balch & Bingham, LLP
Panelists: Christopher S. Huther, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP
Thomas B. Magee, Partner, Keller and Heckman LLP
Our most anticipated and popular session year after year. This distinguished multi-industry panel of attorneys will provide you with the opportunity to openly participate in a stimulating conversation on our industry. Find out from varying perspectives what you need to know about current and impending regulations, recent court rulings and what you must have on your radar.

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Reception with Vendor Displays

Friday, September 18, 2015

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
General Session: RF
Speaker: David Rines, Counsel, Lerman Senter PLLC
Radio frequency (RF) exposure is becoming an ever more critical safety issue as more and more wireless equipment and facilities – such as small cells, macro cells, and DAS – are deployed on utility infrastructure, thus increasing the potential for RF exposure for utility workers and for the public in general. This session will provide an overview of the regulatory and legal framework covering RF exposure and safety issues; compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and obligations; and the ways in which utilities can use these regulations and other industry guidelines to ensure a safe environment for workers, contractors, and the general public. This session will also look at ways in which utilities – as owners, managers, and users of joint use infrastructure – can effectively manage the risks involved with RF exposure and safety in the joint use environment.

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
General Session: Pole Loading and Southern California Edison’s Pole Remediation Program
Facilitator: Kurt Schnubel, Director – Business Development / SME, Osmose Utilities Services, Inc.
Speaker: Mel Stark, Principal Manager Maintenance & Inspections/Asset Management, Southern California Edison
The evolution of pole loading in California, including changes in pole loading rules and regulations, and SCE’s comprehensive pole assessment and remediation program.

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Closing Session and Conference Adjourns

10:30 AM
Wrap-up and Future Planning for the 2016 Joint Use Conference

Networking

Foothills of The Rockies Tour
Tuesday, September 15
1:00 – 5:30 PM (approximate)
Cost: $59 USD (Non-refundable after August 15th)
Includes transportation, snacks and drinks
Fall in love with the Mile High City and The Foothills on this adventure that includes seeing Lower Downtown (LoDo) and Larimer Square. Pass by Mile High Stadium, the United States Mint, and Coors Field. Tour the elegant Brown Palace Hotel and the area around the Capitol Building. Travel 2000 feet (610m) up the Lariat Trail Scenic and Historic Byway to the top of Lookout Mountain while viewing a breathtaking 200 mile (320km) panorama. Visit the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave (admission included). See American Bison (Buffalo). Enjoy a beautiful walk while witnessing the majesty of Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater.

Denver Microbrew Tour
Tuesday, September 15
3:00 – 5:00 PM
Cost: $35 USD (Non-refundable after August 15th)
The Denver Microbrew Tour is a two-hour guided walking tour through downtown Denver, Colorado’s historic LODO (lower downtown) and Ballpark Neighborhood districts. If you are interested in learning more about the history of beer, how it is made, what the different types are and how they differ, why Denver has been dubbed the “Napa Valley of Beer”, or about the history of Denver and how it became the city it is today, then the Denver Microbrew Tour is for you. Tour includes:

  • A guided 1.5 mile stroll through the Ballpark and LODO historic districts.
  • Visits to several microbreweries and a tap room in downtown Denver.
  • Beer samples at each stop and a pint of your choice at the end of the tour.
  • Interesting and interactive beer trivia.
  • Scandalous Denver history tidbits and more!

Hotel + Travel

Sheraton Denver Downtown
1550 Court Place
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303.893.3333

Reservation Instructions
Please contact the hotel directly at 1.888.627.8405 to make your hotel arrangements. Identify yourself as being with Western Energy Institute’s Joint Use Conference to receive a special rate of $209 per night plus state and local taxes. This rate is guaranteed to August 20, 2015 or until the WEI room block is full. You can also make your reservations online.

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel invites you to experience the grandeur of having 1,231 distinctly appointed Denver hotel rooms and 82 luxurious suites. When visiting the Mile High City, why not stay where the rarified air around you is befitting of the city that welcomes you? Perfectly located on a mile-long pedestrian promenade of outdoor bistros, microbreweries, shopping and entertainment, and situated in the heart of Denver’s financial and business districts, the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel welcomes you.

Location is everything, which means the Sheraton Downtown Denver has it all-and more. Just steps from the hotel is the 16th Street Mall, a mile-long promenade of bistros, microbreweries, shopping and entertainment. Hop on the free shuttle and you’ll be whisked around the area which also includes some top downtown Denver attractions, like the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Colorado Convention Center and the City’s major professional sports stadiums.

Travel Information
From East
Take Interstate 70 or Interstate 76 West to Interstate 25 South.
Take the exit for Colfax Avenue.
Turn left onto Colfax Ave and travel 1.3 miles.
Turn left at Court Place, travel two blocks to hotel.

From North
Take Interstate 25 South.
Take the exit for Colfax Avenue.
Turn left onto Colfax Ave and travel 1.3 miles.
Turn left onto Court Place, travel two blocks to hotel.

From West
Take Interstate 70 or 76 East to Interstate 25 South.
Take the exit for 210A W. Colfax Avenue.
Turn left onto Colfax Ave and travel 1.3 miles.
Turn left onto Court Place, travel two blocks to hotel.

From South
Take Interstate 25 North.
Take the exit for Colfax Avenue.
Turn right onto Colfax Ave and travel 1.3 miles.
Turn left onto Court Place, travel two blocks to hotel.

Airport Transportation
For your convenience, the following transportation options can provide airport transportation to and from The Sheraton Denver Downtown:
Super Shuttle: 1.800.258.3826
Fox Limo Service: 303.882.0525
Denver Yellow Cab: 303.777.7777
Metro Taxi: 303.333.3333
Freedom Cab: 303.444.4444

Vendor Displays

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain exposure to an incredibly diverse group of attendees. A limited number of table top displays will be available.

Vendor Display Schedule

Wednesday, September 16
7:00 – 10:00 AM: Check-in & Set-up
10:00 – 10:30 AM: Break with Vendor Displays
11:45 – 12:00 PM: Vendor Parade
12:00 – 1:30 PM: Lunch with Vendor Displays
4:30 – 6:30 PM: Reception with Vendor Displays

Thursday, September 17
10:00 – 10:15 AM: Break with Vendor Displays
12:05 – 1:00 PM: Lunch with Vendor Displays
3:00 – 3:30 PM: Break with Vendor Displays
5:00 – 6:30 PM: Reception with Vendor Displays
6:30 – 9:00 PM: Tear Down

Vendor Registration Options

Vendor Display Only: $599
Conference Registration + Vendor Display: $1,098 ($250 savings)
+ Booth Assistant for $299
+ Guest pass for $150

Vendor display registration increases $100 after August 14. A vendor display registration includes a skirted table in the display area, and food functions associated with display schedule. Adding a vendor display to a conference registration increases $200 after August 14, and provides access to presentations and power table sessions.
A booth assistant registration is added to a vendor display registration and includes all food functions with vendors.
A guest pass added to a conference registration allows a delegate to bring a guest to the welcome reception and two receptions with vendor displays. Other food events are excluded from this pass.
Shipping and storage are not included. Arrangements for power, audio visual equipment, or other supplies may be made directly through the hotel.

Selecting Your Display Location
The selection of location is first come, first served, and registrants may request top choices during registration. Registrants will receive a separate booth assignment confirmation from WEI after completing a registration.

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Registered Vendors (as of August 23)
Alden Systems, Inc.
BHC Rhodes
Black & McDonald
Davey Resource Group
Henkels & McCoy, Inc.
ikeGPS
NJUNS, Inc.
Osmose Utilities Services, Inc.
Paul J. Ford & Company
SPIDA Software / IJUS
Varasset
Wind Lake Solutions, Inc.

Vendor Shipping Instructions
Hold for Arrival – Attention (your name), Western Energy Institute, (Arrival Date)
(Number of boxes)
Sheraton Denver Downtown
1550 Court Place
Denver, Colorado, 80202
Packages should arrive no earlier than three days prior to the conference start date. All packages should include: Conference Name, Conference Dates, Number of Boxes. Questions regarding Vendor Displays? Contact Christopher Lee at 971.255.4967.

Meet The Speakers

Douglas Haberman

Seattle City Light

Wireless Co-locations Program Manager

Richard Harms

CenturyLink

Joint Use Manager

Jason Nemjo

Clark Public Utilities

Joint Utilities Specialist
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Jason has worked for Clark Public Utilities for 16 years. He started with the Utility in 1999 in the Field Service Dept. reading electric and water meters. After three and a half years in Field Service Jason was awarded the position as a Joint Utilities Coordinator to rebuild the department that had been dormant for several years. Four years later he was promoted to Joint Utilities Specialist and allowed to utilize students and existing staff to grow the department even further.

Today Jason’s responsibilities within the Joint Use department primarily focus on resolving the many Joint Use related issues that otherwise do not fit in the day to day routine of the department, a.k.a. putting out fires.

Jason prides himself on providing outstanding customer service and aims to exceed the customers expectations.

Jerome Davis

Xcel Energy

Regional Vice President of Community and Customer Relations

Jana Luecke

Verizon

RE/Regulatory – Headquarters

Tim Gasser

Puget Sound Energy

Senior Project Manager, Wireless Collocation, Communication Sitings & Services

Kayla Jones

Xcel Energy

Consultant, Facility Attachments

Melissa Hardman

Xcel Energy

Facility Attachments Consultant

Patti Rafish

NorthWestern Energy

Joint Use Coordinator

Jason Blackford

EDM International

PE

Chad Newton

Osmose

Director – Product Strategy

Eric Langley

Balch & Bingham, LLP

Partner

Christopher S. Huther

Wiley Rein LLP

Partner

Thomas B. Magee

Keller and Heckman LLP

Partner

David Rines

Lerman Senter PLLC

Counsel

Kurt Schnubel

Osmose Utilities Services, Inc.

Director – Business Development / SME

Mel Stark

Southern California Edison

Principal Manager Maintenance & Inspections/Asset Management

Jerome Davis

Xcel Energy Inc.

Regional Vice President, Community and Customer Relations

Jana Luecke

Verizon Wireless

RE/Regulatory - Head Quarters

Tim Gasser

Puget Sound Energy

Project Manager, Wireless Collocation

Kayla Jones

Xcel Energy Inc.

Consultant Facility Attachments

Melissa Hardman

Xcel Energy Inc.

Consultant Facility Attachments

Patti Rafish

NorthWestern Energy

Joint Use Coordinator
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Patti Rafish is the Joint Use and Joint Trench Coordinator for Northwestern Energy Montana/ South Dakota and is based in Butte, Montana. She is responsible for coordinating all Joint Use contracts, applications, engineering, make ready work required and NESC compliance.

Patti has 15 years of Utility experience that includes Energy Conservation, Market Research and Joint Use and Joint Trench. Patti also had 3 years in the communications industry as the Product Manager for Frame Relay and ATM. Patti attended the Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology.

Jason Blackford

EDM International

Engineer

Chad Newton

Osmose Utilities Services, Inc.

Eric Langley

Balch & Bingham, LLP

Partner
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ERIC is a Partner in the firm, a member of the firm’s Litigation Section, and the leader of the firm’s Joint Use and Energy Litigation Practice Group. Though his background is general business litigation, more than two-thirds of Eric’s practice is devoted to representing electric utilities in pole attachment and joint use matters. This practice area spans multiple disciplines, ranging from day-to-day consultation with clients as a joint use team member, to major matter representation in contract negotiations, state and federal rulemaking proceedings, and litigated disputes in state court, federal court, state utility commissions, and the Federal Communications Commission. Eric is a frequent speaker at joint use conferences and trade meetings across the country. His core litigation practice focuses on joint use, energy and commercial litigation, but he also has tried casualty, intellectual property, consumer credit and zoning cases.

Eric is married and has three children. He enjoys running, college football and the beach.

Christopher S. Huther

Wiley Rein, LLP

Partner
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Mr. Huther is an experienced litigator, appearing regularly before federal and state trial and appellate courts, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and other federal and state regulatory agencies. Mr. Huther also appears on behalf of clients in a variety of alternative dispute resolution settings, including arbitrations and mediations. Mr. Huther specializes in, and regularly represents domestic and international telecommunications companies and equipment manufacturers in, proceedings before federal and state regulatory agencies on a broad range of issues including local telephone competition and policy. Mr. Huther counsels clients on compliance with state and federal regulations, the development of regulatory strategies, the negotiation and drafting of interconnection, joint use, and service agreements, and has substantial experience in the development, defense and critique of telecommunications cost models and methodologies. In addition, Mr. Huther has a great deal of experience advancing his clients’ interests on Capitol Hill and before federal agencies, including the FCC, Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Department of Commerce, State Department, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Mr. Huther serves on the Board of Directors of the International Telecommunications Society.

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1992
B.S., Radford University, 1988, cum laude

Thomas B. Magee

Keller & Heckman LLP

Partner
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Thomas Magee joined Keller and Heckman in 2000. Mr. Magee provides regulatory, transactional and litigation counsel to investor-owned electric utilities, electric cooperatives and municipalities regarding pole attachments and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) licensing of private wireless telecommunications services.

Mr. Magee has helped to resolve dozens of pole attachment disputes affecting make-ready costs, safety violations, unauthorized attachments, annual rental rates and other terms and conditions of access. He negotiates, arbitrates/mediates and (when necessary) litigates these disputes before federal and state courts, the FCC, and state public service commissions.

Mr. Magee has negotiated and drafted numerous joint use and pole attachment agreements, and he co-drafted the Sample Pole Attachment Agreement used by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s members nationwide. He advocates vigorously for electric utility pole owners in contract negotiations, dispute resolutions, and federal and state rule-making and legislative proceedings.

Mr. Magee is a frequent speaker on pole attachment and joint use issues at utility conferences nationwide, including those sponsored by the Edison Electric Institute, Florida Utilities Coordinating Committee, Heartland Joint Use Group, International Conference on Overhead Lines, International Right of Way Association, Midwest Energy Association, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, North Central Electric Association, RMEL (Rocky Mountain Electric League), Rural Electric Management Development Council, Southeastern Electric Exchange, Utilities Telecom Council, Western Energy Institute, and Wisconsin Joint Use Association.

Mr. Magee also counsels utilities and other critical infrastructure companies on a variety of FCC radio-frequency matters, including spectrum acquisition, smart grid issues, 800 MHz and 2.1 GHz frequency rebanding, radio-frequency interference, Broadband over Power Line, FCC equipment authorizations, and FCC Enforcement Bureau proceedings.

Mr. Magee has negotiated transmission tower leases and local tower siting disputes, and represents municipally-owned cable systems on FCC regulatory matters. He has litigated eligible telecommunications carrier proceedings and counseled schools and libraries on Universal Service E-Rate funding.

Mr. Magee provides pro bono legal assistance to AARP’s Legal Counsel for the Elderly program.

Mr. Magee was an editor of the University of Colorado Law Review and advised a member of Congress on Ways and Means Committee issues.

David Rines

Lerman Senter PLLC

Counsel

Kurt Schnubel

Osmose Utilities Services, Inc.

Director - Business Development

Mel Stark

Southern California Edison

Prinicpal Manager

Susan Burke

Frontier

Sr. Business Consultant, Network Engineer

Jim Corwin

Frontier

Manager - Network Engineering

Sonny Nunez

Crown Castle

Manager - Utilities Relations

Duke Horan

Henkels & McCoy, Inc.

Program Manager

Robin Bromberg

Balch & Bingham, LLP

Attorney

Allen Meyer

BHC Rhodes

Business Development Manager
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As a coast to coast leader in engineering services, BHC RHODES takes pride in exceeding expectations for customers large and small. Doing business since 1992, BHC RHODES has provided exceptional service to projects all across the country from shopping centers and casinos, to street and highway projects, and telecommunications infrastructure. We specialize in fiber deployment projects and have a nationally recognized MRE team that utilizes state of the art technology combined with highly trained field engineers to ensure accuracy and efficiency in all efforts. “No Problem” is the mantra BHC Rhodes uses for their customer service approach and is a philosophy shared by all of its employees. Challenge us to see how we can help you.

David Chaney

Varasset

Senior Partner

Mike McGill

ikeGPS

Director, Sales & Business Development

John Werner

Paul J. Ford & Company

Program Management

Rick Beck

Black & McDonald

Engineering Services Manager

Susan Burke

Frontier

Sr. Business Consultant, Network Engineer

Jim Corwin

Frontier

Manager - Network Engineering

Sonny Nunez

Crown Castle

Manager – Utilities Relations

Duke Horan

Henkels & McCoy

Western Region, Telecom Program Management

Robin Bromberg

Balch & Bingham LLP

Associate

Allen Meyer

BHC Rhodes

Project Initatives Manager

David Chaney

Varasset

Senior Partner

Mike McGill

ikeGPS

Director of Sales – Americas

John Werner

Paul J. Ford & Company

Program Management

Rick Beck

Black & McDonald

P.E., Engineering Services Manager