Hawaii Broadband Assistance Advisory Council
The Broadband Assistance Advisory Council (BAAC) was created to advise the director of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) on policy and funding priorities to promote and encourage use of telework alternatives for public and private employees, and to expedite deployment of affordable and accessible broadband services in Hawaii.
Members of the Broadband Assistance Advisory Council were appointed by the Senate President and the Speaker of the House. The members are:
Everett Kaneshige (BAAC Chair) State of Hawaii Chief Strategy Officer, Broadband Sen. Rosalyn H. Baker Sen. David Y. Ige Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita Sanjeev “Sonny” Bhagowalia, State of Hawaii Chief Information Officer Kevin Dayton County of Hawaii Dr. David Lassner University of Hawaii Robert Barlow Oceanic Time Warner Cable Ian Kitajima Oceanit Sharene Urakami-Oyama AT&T Eric Yeaman Hawaiian Telcom
Note: BAAC member list current as of Feb. 2014.