Senior Broadband Program Specialist Team Lead, CMC Pilot Program Office of Internet Connectivity and Growth
National Telecommunications & Information Administration
As a Senior Broadband Program Specialist with the National Telecommunications
and Information Administration’s (NTIA) BroadbandUSA Initiative, Mr. serves as the Team
Lead for the Connecting Minority Communities (CMC) Pilot Program. He also serves as
a principal liaison between the BroadbandUSA program office and key strategic partners
and external stakeholder groups, including representatives from state and local governments,
telecommunications companies, for-profit and non-profit corporations, and colleges/universities.
Prior to his CMC management responsibilities, Mr. Woods also managed the BroadbandUSA
Technical Assistance Program and numerous broadband network construction projects under the
Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) including projects in California,
Arizona, Virginia, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Texas, West
Virginia, Arkansas, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Prior to NTIA, Mr. Woods served as an Associate Attorney in the Telecommunications, Media
and Technology Group at Bingham McCutchen LLP in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Woods holds a Bachelor of Arts from Morehouse College, a Master of Arts in Public Policy
from American University, and a Juris Doctor from Howard University School of Law.