On December 1, 2023, LOC President Steve Callaway appointed Donna Gustafson, City Councilor of Forest Grove, Oregon to the League of Oregon Cities (LOC), Broadband, Cybersecurity & Telecommunications Policy Committee. This committee reviews policy decisions and recommends legislative positions and strategies related to: broadband, cybersecurity, telecommunications, franchising, management of right-a-way, advances in telecom technology, efficient provision of telecommunications, and artificial intelligence.
"I am honored to be appointed to the LOC Broadband, Cybersecurity & Telecommunications Policy Committee," said Councilor Gustafson. "Technology and its inherent risks change at light speed and it is important to remain current to move towards internet for all and ensure a secure and safe digital environment. I am excited to work on this team to represent and support not only the City of Forest Grove, but the state of Oregon."
Councilor Gustafson was elected to a one-year term and will provide guidance and recommendations to meet the objectives of the LOC Strategic Plan, to support Oregon's 241 cities and to ensure that the legislative positions championed by the organization reflects the priorities of its members.