About Us

About Us

Vision Statement:

PSC will build upon our regional presence and become the areas preeminent
telecommunications provider offering a full array of services, including,
voice, high-speed Internet and video.

We will always be mindful of our commitment to
our communities, our members and customers, and our employees.

Our History:

Board of Directors

 

Mark Lautner  Santa Claus Exchange

Mark was elected onto our board, for the first time, May 18, 2017, to represent the Santa Claus Exchange.  He and his wife, Susan, reside in Christmas Lake Village.

For 19 years, Marks worked as a residential fuel delivery driver beginning at Roy Cox Oil Co. and later C&S Incorporated.  Since May 2006, Mark has worked for the Spencer County Sheriff's Department as a 911 Dispatcher.

Hubert Harpenau  Bandon Exchange

Hubert is the director representing District #1 – the Bandon Exchange. He has served on the Board since July, 1975. Hubert is also a member of the TCED/PSC Riverside Communications Committee.

He and his wife, Ruth Ann, reside in Bristow. They have one son, Craig, and three grandchildren.

Hubert is retired from Alcoa-Warrick Operations. He is a member of St. Isidore Catholic Church and currently is serving as Chairman of the Church Cemetery and Maintenance.

Hubert spends his spare time fishing and golfing.

Lynn Kahle Holland Exchange

Lynn is the director representing the Holland Exchange - District #5. He has served on the Board since July, 1993 and currently holds the office of Secretary/Treasurer.

He and his wife, Brenda, reside near Holland. They have two children: Sheena and Ty.

Lynn is the owner and President of the Wilbur Kahle Agency, Inc., an insurance agency in Holland. He has been associated with the agency for the past 36 years. Lynn is a member of Augustana United Church of Christ in Holland.

Lynn enjoys umpiring high school and summer league baseball and enjoys a quiet moment of fishing in his spare time.

Alan Polster Lamar Exchange

Alan is the director representing the Lamar Exchange - District #4. He has been on the Board since September, 1982.

He and his wife, Becky, reside near Evanston. They are the parents of three children: Allison, Kyle and Christopher.

Alan is a Driver for Mulzer Crushed Stone. He is a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. Alan served in the U.S. Army stationed in Korea from 1969 to 1970.

His hobbies include fishing and golf.

Tim Denu  Chairman

Tim and his wife, Julie, reside in rural Perry County and are the parents of daughters, Kelsi and Kayla. Tim represents the St. Marks Exchange and has been a member of the Board since July, 2004.

Tim is a full time farmer with a farrow-to-finish swine operation, 800 acre grain farm, and a cow/calf operation. Tim was a supervisor of the Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District from 1991-1996 and was named Soil Conservationist of the year in 1997. Tim is also a past member of the Lincoln Hills RC&D Fish & Wildlife Committee.

Tim enjoys spending time with family and playing cards with friends when time allows.

Nick Dilger  St. Meinrad Exchange

Nick Dilger is a Director representing District 2, St. Meinrad exchange.  He and his wife, Jean, have been married for 42 years and reside on the family farm, settled in 1848, on Dilger Road in Spencer County. They have 3 children: Angie, Amy and Richard Brad.

Nick has been a lifelong farmer, operating dairy for 40 years and now does beef and grain. He graduated from St. Ferdinand High School and went on to complete a Science degree from Vincennes University/Purdue. He also served 6 years with the 152nd Infantry Division of the Indiana National Guard. Nick has served on the St. Meinrad Community Center Board, was a member of the St. Meinrad Fire Department, retiring after 26 years, and is a 30 year member of the St. Meinrad Knights of Columbus. He has been a Director/Agent for the Ferdinand Farmer Mutual Insurance Company for 39 years and was Treasurer for 35 of those years. Nick previously served 12 years on the Perry-Spencer Rural Telephone Cooperative Board.

Nick enjoys collecting Barlow Knives, spending time with his family and friends, as well as cheering on his three grandchildren in all their activities.

Marvin Rogier  District At-Large

Marvin is the director for the District At-Large seat. He has been on the Board since August, 1985 and is currently serving as Vice-Chairman. He also serves as a member of the TCED/PSC Riverside Communications Committee and is a member of the Perry County Redevelopment Commission.

He and his wife, Norma Jean, reside near St. Mark’s. They are the parents of two sons, Greg and Marty, and have four grandchildren.

Marvin is a retired boilermaker. He is a member of Saint Mark’s Catholic Church and also is a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Marvin enjoys fishing, sports, spending time with his grandchildren, and watching television.

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy and Customer Proprietary Network Information (CPNI)

FCC regulations give the customer a new choice in how PSC uses your account information. These regulations are designed to protect your privacy rights as a customer. PSC values our customers and meeting your communication needs is our top priority.

The Telecommunications Act now requires PSC to have your permission to use your Customer Proprietary Network Information (CPNI). CPNI is data that is not publicly available (name, address, phone number) and includes information such as type of service, number of telephone lines, amount of usage, and calling and billing records. You now have the right to authorize use or non-use of your CPNI by PSC. Regardless of your decision, PSC will keep your information confidential. Giving PSC authorization only allows us to further customize the services we can provide to you, our valued customer.

You have the right under federal law to restrict the use of CPNI data, and we have a responsibility to protect your data. In order to restrict the use of your CPNI data, you must contact us in writing at the following address or e-mail us at cpni@psci.net. Your restriction of this CPNI data will not affect the service or services to which you subscribe. This restriction of use of your CPNI data will remain valid until you contact us in writing.  (Every two years, we will provide another CPNI notice.)

Tariff

NECA Tariff #5

PSC follows NECA Tariff #5 for the Interstate side and mirror the issue and effective dates of the NECA Tariff for the Communications Corporation of Indiana (CCI) d/b/a TDS Telecom on the Intrastate Side.

Each month, NECA submits a complete tariff to the Federal Communications Commission reflecting all revisions which became effective during the preceding month.  NECA's current tariff submission can be found at the NECA Tariff No. 5 webpage.

Low Income Program - LifeLine

Assistance

Lifeline is a federal program that helps eligible individuals pay for home telephone or broadband service.  Eligible households can receive up to $9.25 per month in a Lifeline discount.  A household applies for the discount through their service provider, such as Perry-Spencer Rural Telephone Cooperative Inc., d/b/a PSC.

Lifeline Assistance

Lifeline is available for one telephone line or broadband service per eligible household.  A household is everyone (including children and people who are not related to you) who lives in your home and shares income and household expenses.

You may be eligible for Lifeline if:
You, or someone in your household, participate in one of the following federal assistance programs:
Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), your household income is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefits Program.

To apply for Lifeline, you must contact PSC directly.

Updated 09/2017

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