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About Us

Matthew Rantanen is currently the Director of Technology for the Southern California Tribal Chairmen's Association,  the Vice President of Technology for the Southern California Tribal Technologies, LLC, and the Owner/Principal Of MRRDesign. He has also been on the board for native Public media, Native Nations Broadband Task Force Member for the Federal Communications Commission, a Council Member for the Federal Communications Commission: Communication, Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council, the director/manager for the Tribal Training Print Source (formerly Hi Rez Digital Solutions), and on the advisory Council for native Public media. 

Todd Hoskins is the Founder of Canopy Gap, Canopy Gap which helps organizations create space for vital growth – growth that is energetic, multidimensional, and sustainable. He is also a Senior Fellow at People-Centered Internet, supporting people and institutions working together beyond profit and prejudice with the Global Help Desk, an initiative building local capacity for equitable digital transformation.

Deborah Simpier is the COO and organizer of the Althea network in rural Oregon, Clatskanie Co-op. She has also been active in the Pacific Northwest mesh networking and net neutrality scene for several years.

Brooke Munroe is the director of the Tribal Resource center. She is a member of the Lakota Nation, from Standing Rock Reservation. She is a long time advocate for Native American rights and cultural preservation. Her background is in project management.