why this person was chosen to lead the project
Beaton brings important community development, system - management
expertise, and team-building skills to this project. His applied
experience implementing both Contact North and the Wahsa Distance
Education High School highlight his personal commitment to
community-driven delivery strategies and outcomes-based approaches
to project leadership. Brian has an intensive and concrete
knowledge of community needs and issues and has worked extensively
with local and regional stakeholders to design and implement
telecom solutions. Brian has been working in the development
and maintenance of KNET Services since its start in 1994.
As Manager of KNET Services, Brian oversees regional network
planning and implementation activities and manages an annual
budget of approximately $1.5M. Brian has a long track record
of successfully engaging the public and private sectors in
community-driven telecommunications partnerships.