Straight From The TAP – LeAnn Kerzman

March 29, 2019 | Blog, General RCAP News

LeAnn Kerzman is a Technical Assistance Provider in South Dakota, and is today's Straight From the TAP honoree from Midwest Assistance Program (MAP), the Midwestern RCAP. Kerzman has been providing her technical assistance expertise to MAP for the past 4…

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Straight From The TAP – Mary Fleming

March 27, 2019 | Blog, General RCAP News

Today’s Straight From The TAP highlights a Rural Development Specialist working out of California. Mary Fleming has been with RCAP’s Western Region, RCAC, for 19 years. When Fleming first began her journey with RCAC she was an Accounting Analyst. After…

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Straight From The TAP – Phil Read

March 26, 2019 | Blog, General RCAP News

To kick off March’s Straight From The TAP spotlights, we spoke with Phil Read. Read is the State Manager for Georgia with SERCAP, the Southeastern RCAP. He has been in the RCAP network for 11 years overall, with 2 years…

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Stanley Keasling Announces Retirement, Board of Directors Launches CEO Search

March 22, 2019 | General RCAP News, Press Releases

West Sacramento, CA — Stanley Keasling, Rural Community Assistance Corporation’s (RCAC) Chief Executive Officer, will retire at the end of 2019. Keasling was just the second CEO in RCAC’s 40-year history. He joined the organization in 2008.  “The Board is…

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Windblown Waste

March 5, 2019 | General RCAP News, Solid Waste, USDA

Written by: LeAnn Kerzman Practitioners of rural solid waste management see wind as a constant factor in collection procedures, system design and material disposal.  No one wants to have someone’s trash collecting in their yard, or have trash blowing throughout…

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Straight From The TAP – Mary Hutson

March 4, 2019 | Blog, General RCAP News

Our final #StraightFromTheTAP honoree for February 2019 represents Great Lakes RCAP. Mary Hutson is the West Virginia State Coordinator, and has been with RCAP for over two years. Prior to joining RCAP, Hutson spent 25 years as a Training Specialist…

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NACo, Rural LISC and RCAP launch mobile app and announce the Bridging the Economic Divide Partnership to address rural broadband access

March 4, 2019 | Broadband, General RCAP News, Press Releases

The National Association of Counties (NACo), the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) and Rural LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) have partnered to address the critical need for affordable high-speed internet for rural communities across the country. Together, the three organizations…

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Straight From the TAP – Dave Miller

March 1, 2019 | Blog, General RCAP News

Today's Straight From the TAP comes to us from Arkansas, with CommunitiesUnlimited, RCAP's Southern region. Dave Miller is a Source Water Coordinator, and has been providing his knowledge and expertise to CU for the past 7 months. Miller came to…

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