Committees

IT/OT Committee

Facilitates the advancement of UTC’s member intelligence across all utility types and strengthens the direction of IT/OT products and solutions. Through various forums, this committee will impart industry expert knowledge, enabling relationships of UTC members and product vendors, and ensure that IT/OT information is readily available.  Staff Liaison Contact Bob Lockhart

Knowledge and Learning Committee

Provides strategic support to ensure focus, direction and support to the other committees within UTC. The goal is the creation and dissemination of clear, concise communication of UTC’s experience and industry intelligence across all critical infrastructure types. The committee also serves as an information repository for all UTC groups. Staff Liaison Contact Bobbi Harris

Membership Committee

Serves as a core resource for recruiting and renewing UTC members by developing a membership engagement strategy, encouraging existing members who are excited and interested in promoting membership, and engaging in a peer-to-peer recruitment and retention campaign.  Staff Liaison Contact Tiffany Bennett

Public Policy Committee

Set up to establish, review and execute a compelling program of work that supports and advances UTC’s issues and policy positions with legislators, regulators and utilities, including UTC members. Staff Liaison Contact Sharla Artz

Regional Committee

Represents the membership of our ten U.S. Regions and strives to support and align with the overall mission and vision of the UTC organization, consistently throughout our regions.  Staff Liaison Contact Karnel Thomas

Security, Risk and Compliance Committee

UTC core member-only body, which is used to facilitate a member driven conversation centered on industry issues which rest upon the pillars of cyber, physical, and human security, risk and compliance. Committee scope includes IT, OT, telecom, physical security, and any other systems that utilities deploy.  Staff Liaison Contact Sharla Artz

Technical Committee

Focus is around emerging technical topics which may span across utility operations. Staff Liaison Contact Bob Lockhart

Telecom Committee

Focuses on specific industry related telecom issues, which may or may not include spectrum advocacy issues, technical reviews, or thought leadership through the development of white papers, presentations and webinars, etc.  Staff Liaison Contact Brett Kilbourne

UtiliSite Committee

UtiliSite is focused on opportunities for utility wireless co-location, joint use and fiber leasing, including key areas of pole attachments and small cell communications.  Staff Liaison Contact Bobbi Harris

Utilities Broadband Committee

Role is to promote opportunities for utilities to provide broadband services and deploy broadband networks in unserved and underserved areas through legislative and regulatory advocacy and also liaisons with other interested organizations. This committee will promote opportunities for broadband funding for utilities and enable networking with utilities on ways to provide broadband across America.  Staff Liaison Contact Brett Kilbourne