Press | ValleyNet Announces Search for Managing Director

10/30/18 – Royalton, VT

Carole Monroe, ValleyNet’s CEO has announced her retirement in early 2019. ValleyNet’s board is undertaking a search for a new Managing Director/CEO. The board thanks Carole for her exemplary management of the organization and the further development of its employees and capabilities.

Since 2008, ValleyNet, a Vermont non-profit organization, has been assisting the East Central Vermont Telecommunications District (“ECFiber”) in financing, building and operating its fiber-to-the-home network in 24 Vermont municipalities. ECFiber now has close to 700 miles of optical fiber network and recently added its 3,000th customer! By 2020 ECFiber expects to have invested approximately $48M to cover all unserved neighborhoods in its member towns, maintain 1400 miles of fiber-to-the-home network, and serve nearly 7,000 customers. ValleyNet and its 20 employees in Royalton operate the system under contract to ECFiber. ValleyNet has begun to assist other groups in the Upper Valley to achieve universal broadband coverage in their towns, starting with Lyme, NH.

The position will report to ValleyNet’s board of directors and work closely with ValleyNet Board chair and CFO, Stan Williams. Successful candidates will have experience managing small, growing organizations and communications skills to maintain and improve relationships with government stakeholders as well as industry partners and vendors. ValleyNet is accepting resumes and letters of interest until November 30, 2018 and should be sent to The complete Position Description can be found at:

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John Van Vught
Board Search Committee – Employee Liaison/Chief Accountant
(802) 763-0330