Executive Director, Schools, Health, & Libraries Broadband Coalition

The SHLB (“SHELL-bee”) Coalition is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) advocacy organization with 59 members, including community anchor institutions, broadband companies, Research & Education networks, foundations, state broadband officials, broadband consultants, and public interest groups.. The Coalition promotes open, affordable, high-capacity broadband services for anchor institutions and their communities. Further information is available at www.shlb.org.

Mr. Windhausen also represents a variety of non-profit and commercial organizations through his consulting firm, Telepoly Consulting. Prior to opening his consulting practice in 2004, Mr. Windhausen served for five years as President of the Association for Local Telecommunications Services (ALTS), a trade association representing competitive local exchange carriers. From 1987 to 1996, he served as Counsel and Senior Counsel to the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee, where he helped draft the Telecommunications Act of 1996. He began his career at the FCC as a staff attorney in 1984. Mr. Windhausen graduated from Yale University and the UCLA School of Law. He lives with his wife and daughter in Bethesda, MD.