Mitsuko Herrera

Policy, Planning and Special Projects

Montgomery County, MD

Mitsuko Herrera provides policy, planning and special project support to Montgomery County’s Chief Broadband Officer and Chief Information Officer,  She is Director of Montgomery Connects, Montgomery County’s award-winning digital equity program; supports MoCoNet, the County’s 100 Mbps residential broadband program; and provides policy assistance to the Office of the County Executive on small cell and broadband deployment.  She is the County’s point person for broadband and technology grants planning and development as well as digital equity corporate philanthropy, public private partnerships (P3), and business engagement.  She is a member of the Federal Communications Commission’s Consumer Advisory Committee, served as an advisor to the Maryland Taskforce on Rural Broadband and as a member of the Maryland Telecommunications Tax Reform Commission, and is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and the University of California at San Diego.