Clara McCool

Greater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG)
Title: Regional Broadband Coordinator
Phone: (978) 376-8164
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Clara engages with and supports community-driven broadband planning to help foster regional coordination to maximize broadband solutions. Her current work focuses on the Cumberland Oxford Lakes Area Broadband (COLAB) Initiative, a multi-town strategy including 10 towns for the development of a broadband plan to address short term connectivity needs and long-term infrastructure opportunities She also supports the coordination of Maine Broadband Coalition membership management, educational offerings, and program deployment.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining GPCOG full time, Clara was a member of the Resilience Corps, an Americorps program hosted by GPCOG. She was the Broadband Equity Fellow. 


Clara holds a Bachelors of Psychology and Russian Language and Literature degree from the University of Virginia. 


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