Telecommunications Advisory Board


  • 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 2nd Wednesday of January, April, July  and October
  • Pitkin County Telecommunications Office 351 Southside DR Basalt, CO 81621
Click here to access upcoming agendas which are posted 24 hours before the meeting date.

 Important Updates:
Telecommunications Update
Infrastructure Update
  1. 2019 Minutes
  2. 2020 Minutes
  3. 2021 Minutes


Regular membership is open to Pitkin County Residents with Alternate membership open to residents of the mid-Roaring Fork Valley.  Staff liaison, Jeff Krueger, can be reached at 970-429-6114.
For questions regarding TV/FM services and troubleshooting, call 920-5395
Term Expires
John Emerick, Chair
Representing Redstone/Upper Crystal
February 2007
April 1, 2023 
Jessica Robison, Vice Chair
Representing Carbondale area 
March 2012 April 1, 2022
Kevin Heinecken 
Representing Snowmass area 
July 2013 April 1, 2024
Bob Plessett
Representing Aspen area
April 2021  April 1, 2025
Joel Rittvo
Representing Swiss Village area
 July 2016 April 1, 2024
Buck Field
Representing Aspen area-Alternate
July 2016

April 1, 2025
Vacant - Alternate



The purpose of the Telecommunications Advisory Board (TAB) is to assist the Pitkin County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) in the implementation of the Translator Fund and to advise the BOCC on expenditures, administration, and operations of an economical system for re-broadcasting of television and FM radio signals, and for extending wireless communication and internet services for the citizens of Pitkin County.