President’s Corner
TelCoa thanks U.S. Representatives Jim Himes, Rosa DeLauro, and Elizabeth Esty for introducing the Multi-State Worker Tax Fairness Act, H.R. 4085, 113th Congress. We strongly support this crucial legislation. The bill would finally eliminate the telecommuter tax, a steep penalty often resulting in double taxation of income that interstate telecommuters earn at home. The telecommuter tax unfairly burdens telecommuters and their employers and limits telework adoption. Congress must make the Multi-State Worker Tax Fairness Act law! TelCoa and other advocates are working to secure the bill’s enactment, but we need your help! >>> Read More...
Guest Columnist
4 Great Examples of Telework’s Impact by: Brie Weiler Reynolds As champions of telecommuting and flexible work options for all, we certainly don’t have to tell TelCoa readers about the benefits of telework--we all know and love them. But as organizations like ours work to spread awareness of, and support for, flexible ways of working, it’s really important to remember the individuals for whom we work--the millions of professionals whose lives would be positively impacted by more access to telework and flexible jobs. At 1 Million for Work Flexibility, we hear daily from supporters about why they support the expansion of flexible work options for all. Here are four great examples of why work flexibility, including telework, is vitally important to individuals, to companies, and to society. >>> Read the entire blog at...
Hot Topics & Links
"Working from home not for everyone, but it can still be a 'win-win' for many workers and employers" is an article in the Cleveland Plain Dealer featuring TelCoa President Chuck Wilsker and Advisory Board member Diane Stegmeier. For the complete article, > click-here... -------------------------

Frank Leonetti

Frank Leonetti, MBCI, CBCP

Mr. Leonetti is the Manager for the Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Practice of Oracle Professional Services. Frank is responsible for pre-sales assistance, scoping, writing and reviewing of customers’ assessment, data classification, architecture design, business continuity and disaster recovery documentation and overall Practice Program Direction and Customer Engagements.

Experience: 02/03 to present – Oracle/Sun Microsystems/StorageTek
Professional Services Consulting Manager


Publications and Speaking Experience: Frank has been a featured and keynote speaker at several North American conferences including: DRJ, DRIE, CPM, CIO Forum, InfoWorld, Marcus Evans BC/Security Conference, Continuity Insights, and several ACP events. Mr. Leonetti is a Board Member of the Association of Contingency Planners, a Board Member of the Business Continuity Institute and Chair of the CCC Foundation Board. Frank has published several articles for CIO Magazine, BC Management and written a several white papers including: “Linking disaster recovery time objectives to business and compliance requirements” and “Building the Internal Business Case for Sr. Level Management Support of DR Budgeting”. Frank most recently was a guest instructor/lecturer at the MIT Short Program for “Crisis Management and Business Continuity”

Principal Areas of Expertise:
• Business Continuity/DR Planning
• Business Process Reviews
• Project & Meeting Facilitation
• Measurement & Metrics (Balanced Scorecard)
• Lead Project/Program Management
• Marketing & Communications Plans
• HIPAA, PCI, SOX Compliance
• Business Strategic Planning

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