Network World’s Net.Worker Managing Editor Toni Kistner Appointed to Advisory Board of Telework Coalition

SOUTHBOROUGH, MA – APRIL 11, 2002 – Network World, the leader in network knowledge, today announced that Toni Kistner, managing editor of its Net.Worker section, has been selected to serve on the Advisory Board of the newly formed Telework Coalition and eLiving Coalition. New lobbying groups, the Coalitions' primary mission is to influence state and Federal legislation to provide telework incentives to businesses, and work with those businesses to build awareness of both the benefits of telework and the incentives available to encourage the adoption of telework programs.

 

"Toni is an important addition to the Coalition," commented Chuck Wilsker, Executive Director of the Coalitions. "Telework has the power to innovate consumer applications, to increase business efficiency and productivity, as well as to provide greater societal benefits such as employment opportunities for both rural and disabled Americans by bringing jobs to them, and decreasing traffic and air pollution. Toni's career as a journalist, along with her expansive knowledge of teleworking and labor issues, will prove invaluable in expanding the use of telework applications."

"I'm honored to be chosen to serve on the Telework Coalition," stated Kistner. "Today, telework applications are greatly underutilized. I look forward to using the expertise I've amassed during my journalistic career to promote and expand the use of telework applications. By helping the Coalitions to educate Federal, State and local officials and working with policy makers to develop incentives for employers engaged in telework programs, I'm confident we can accelerate the adoption and development of telework technologies."

Before joining Network World as managing editor of its bi-monthly Net.Worker section, Kistner was the Executive Editor of Home Office Computing, a monthly technology/business publication for home-based workers. Prior to that, Kistner was Associate Editor of networking and communications at PC Magazine, a leading computer trade publication.

To learn more about Network World's Net.Worker section, access it online at http://www.nwfusion.com.

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