Utah Communities Connect: Utah’s Digital Alliance endeavors to bring awareness and action to
our communities concerning information communication technologies around access, devices,
and education. At the summit on October 8th, we will convene local leaders from government,
education, nonprofits, libraries, service providers, and others to discuss digital inclusion efforts,
raise awareness, and identify opportunities for community members and stakeholders working
toward digital equity in Utah.


9:00 AM | Welcome and keynote addresses by Kelleigh Cole and Mallory Bateman

10:00 AM | Two rounds of breakout sessions on: Education, Healthcare, Civic Engagement, Economic Opportunity, Accessibility, Digital Literacy in the Community.

12:00 PM | Lunch, Networking, and Awards Presentation with Mayor Jackie Biskupski

Main Library, Salt Lake City Public Library*
210 East 400 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

*Parking Validation for the Library garage will be available to full conference attendees.

For questions or comments email Shauna Edson at sedson@slcpl.org

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VentureWrench at Enclavix, LLC
Pres & CEO

Laurel Cannon Alder

Utah Arts & Museums
Grants Manager
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Gabrielle Allen-Destroismaisons

Housing Connect
Fundraising & Public Relations
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Amanda Jean Babcock

Western Governors University
Sr. Business Owner Accessibility
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Everette Bacon

Utah Services for the Blind; National Federation of the Blind of Utah
Field Services Coordinator; President
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Charles Baldwin

BitStream Communications, Inc.
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Lynn C Beecher

Go Fiber
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Turner C. Bitton

West View Media
Executive Director
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Peter Bromberg

Salt Lake City Public Library
Executive Director
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Elizabeth Buehler

Salt Lake City Corporation
Civic Engagement Manager

Andrew Buffmire

University of Utah
Technology Corporate Ambassador
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Drew Clark

Editor and Publisher

Shauna Derbyshire

DOI/Bureau of Land Management
Realty Specialist
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Rebecca Dilg

Rural Outreach Manager
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Catherine Draper

United Way of Utah County
Digital Inclusion VISTA
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Shauna Edson

Salt Lake City Public Library
Digital Inclusion Coordinator
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Mana Eini

Western Governor's University
Software Engineer II
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Axel Estable

Thanksgiving Point
Director of Learning and Engagement
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Olga Filippova

Elphel, Inc.
Vice president

Dave Franz

Intuitive IT Solutions
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Liz Gabbitas

Utah State Library Division
Technology & Innovation Coordinator

Carla Gordon

Provo City Library
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Keith Heaton

Utah Department of Workforce Services
Community Development Director
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Melissa Helquist

SLCC Community Writing Center

Scott Hess

Wasatch Front Regional Council
Community & Economic Development Director

Nicholas Hoffmann

Clark Planetarium
Education Programs Manager
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Trish Hull

Salt Lake County Library
Library Manager

Lance Jackson

Business Development Manager

Chaundra Johnson

Utah State Library
Program Director
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Royce Kimmons

Brigham Young University
Assistant Professor, Instructional Psychology & Technology

Nathan Kota

Automated Geographic Reference Center
IT Manager
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Deb LaMarche

Utah Education & Telehealth Network
Associate Director

Hailey Leek

Salt Lake City Office of the Mayor
Census Coordinator
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John C Lyman

Data Consultant

Jazmyn Marshall

United Way
Digital Inclusion VISTA
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Christine McDonough

WGU Labs
Sr Content Developer
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Celina Milner

Salt Lake City Corporation
Senior Advisor for Diversity and Human Rights

Jennifer Mitchell

University of Utah
Dept. of Anthropology: Shoshoni Language Project

Gene Nelson

Provo City Library
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Vikram Ravi

Utah Communities Connect
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Macee Rea

International Rescue Committee
Digital Inclusion Coordinator
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Valeria Rodriguez

Microsoft Education
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Liesl Seborg

Salt Lake County Library
Senior Librarian - Lifelong Learning
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Roger Timmerman

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Dr. Ray Timothy

CEO/Executive Director

Gina Toledo

Neighborhood House
Director,Family Support Center
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Ginger Tolman

Utah NonProfit Housing Corporation
Regional Director, Community Partnerships & Education
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Victor Villa

Utah Open Source
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Nole Walkingshaw

Salt Lake City
Deputy Director
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Lynne Yocom

American Fork and Pleasant Grove High School
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Peter Yu

Vivint Internet
Head of Strategy & Business Operations