USTelecom Members Appointed to President’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council


Two nationally recognized leaders in the American broadband industry, Tony Thomas, CEO of Windstream Communications and Josh Descant, CEO of REV, were appointed to the President’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) to conduct in-depth studies on physical and cyber risks to critical infrastructure and recommend solutions that reduce risks and improve security and resilience.

Statement from Jonathan Spalter, USTelecom President and CEO:

“The deep expertise that Tony and Josh have will be an asset to NIAC as it works to find solutions to defend against potential attacks on our critical infrastructure. Our nation is better protected when government and industry at all levels and across all sectors work together to guard and defend our infrastructure. I am proud that Tony and Josh will represent the broadband industry to work toward solutions to help protect our digital ecosystem.”


USTelecom is the national trade association representing network providers, technology innovators, suppliers and manufacturers committed to connecting the world through the power of broadband.