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Former N.C. Rep. Tom Rabon Named Head Of MCNC PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 06 July 2012 14:32

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - He served three terms in the North Carolina General Assembly, but Tom Rabon will soon begin a new chapter in his life. He has been elected chairman of MCNC’s board of directors and began his tenure on July 1, according to an MCNC news release.

Rabon succeeds Michael Murphy.
MCNC is an independent non-profit operator of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN) that serves community anchor institutions throughout North Carolina. It is headquartered in Research Triangle Park.
Accordign to MCNC, the group is currently is working on a $144 million expansion of NCREN called the Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative (GLRBI). To date, this project has infused more than $100 million in spending with private engineering, materials and optical equipment manufacturers, and construction companies in North Carolina in addition to acquiring fiber segments from telecommunications, cable companies, and electric membership cooperatives.
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