MHTC Receives Two Awards at the WSTA Annual Spring Convention

The Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association (WSTA) held its 109th Annual Spring Convention May 20 – 23, 2019.

At this year’s convention, MHTC’s General Manager, John Klarer, was honored and inducted into the Hall of Fame.  John was recognized for his significant contributions to the telecommunications industry over his 46-year career with MHTC.

MHTC was also recognized for providing 100 years of service to their customers.  Bill Esbeck, Executive Director of WSTA, presented MHTC with a plaque and noted that there have only been 3 General Managers in the past 100 years.

MHTC is proud and honored to receive these special awards this year.


Picture descriptions from left to right:

1.) Bill Esbeck, Executive Director of the WSTA presents John Klarer with the Hall of Fame Award.

2.) John Klarer, General Manager of MHTC thanking the association and fellow colleagues.

3.) Peter Boland, Plant Manager of MHTC spoke on behalf of MHTC staff in honor of John Klarer.

4.) Melissa Lease, Communications Consultant of MHTC wrote a poem to honor John Klarer’s 46 years in the industry.

5.) Bill Esbeck, Excutive Director of the WSTA presents John Klarer with 100 Years of Service Award.