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Leadership Change
Publish Date: May 10th, 2022
TIF Appoints New Leadership

TIF White Paper Release
Publish Date: March 2nd, 2021
White Paper — An Examination of Changed Conditions as Defined by ANSI/TIA-222-H

TIF White Paper Release
Publish Date: December 21st, 2020
White Paper — Reliability of Telecommunications Structures

TIF White Paper Release
Publish Date: December 9th, 2020
White Paper — Intended Use of Structures with Emphasis on Small Cell

TIF White Paper Release
Publish Date: October 18, 2019
White Paper — Appurtenance Installation Impact to Climbing Facilities and Antenna Supporting Structures, Effective

Washington DC for immediate release

The Telecommunications Industry Foundation (TIF), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit non-stock corporation is announcing the empanelment of board directors and officers. 

The Telecommunications Industry Foundation (TIF) seeks to understand the issues arising from the rapid advancement and deployment of telecommunications infrastructure.  TIF focuses on uplifting people by bringing knowledge, understanding, and debate to make Information and Communications Technology (ICT) safe and sustainable.  As the world becomes more interconnected, TIF provides timely support and education to the public, lawmakers, and industry stakeholders in collaboration with the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) to promote safety, quality, efficiency and workforce development.

“We are excited to be supporting the development of TIF White Papers. Current TIF White Papers include subjects that range from Climbing facilities, Small Cell Intended Use, Quantum Computing and Cyber Security. The board is currently developing a platform to allow various industry stakeholders to provide feedback in order to support the sharing of knowledge and information.” Scott Vance, TIF Chair.

“I am honored to announce the board has approved the support of the Feed the Troops 2019 campaign with a goal of raising $50,000.00 for this worthwhile effort. Additional information on this initiative can be found on the TIF website.” Michelle Kang, TIF Vice Chair

“It is a privilege to work with a group that is so committed to the support of the industry. The current board consists of Scott Vance TIF Chair, Michelle Kang TIF Vice Chair, myself as Secretary/Treasurer, Dale Heath, Josh Huff, Brandon Chapman, Carlo Franceschino, Andrew Kurtzman, and Scott Kisting” Scott Stekr, TIF Secretary/Treasurer.

Further information will be made available on the TIF website (