FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Aug. 19, 2020
Statement by Susan M. Redford, Executive Director, Texas Association of Counties, About Tarrant County Judge B. Glen Whitley’s Appointment to Federal Communications Commission's Intergovernmental Advisory Committee
The Texas Association of Counties congratulates Tarrant County Judge B. Glen Whitley, who was recently named to the Intergovernmental Advisory Committee of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Whitley is one of three county representatives chosen by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to serve on the 30-member committee.
Made up of elected and appointed officials nationwide, the committee was created to help the FCC develop telecommunication services and capabilities affecting municipal, county, state and tribal governments. It will operate for two years.
"We're pleased to see Judge Whitley selected to serve on the Intergovernmental Advisory Committee for the FCC. It’s an honor for him and a benefit for all Texas counties," TAC Executive Director Susan M. Redford said. "We look forward to Judge Whitley’s contributions and leadership at a time when building safe, reliable communications networks and expanding internet access is more important than ever."
Whitley has been Tarrant County judge since 2007. He is a past president of the National Association of Counties and the North Central Texas Council of Governments.
For more information about the conference, visit the Texas Association of Counties' website.
The Texas Association of Counties was established in 1969 to provide services to Texas counties and to promote the value of county government statewide. TAC is the representative voice for all 254 Texas counties and county officials. Through TAC, counties communicate the county perspective to state officials and the citizens of Texas.