At its December meeting, the Governing Board voted unanimously to welcome Newfane into the Deerfield Valley Communications Union District (DVCUD, dba DVFiber). With the admission of Newfane, the DVCUD now includes 20 towns.

To gain membership in a communications union district (following state statute), a town selectboard votes to apply to the DVCUD governing board and designates a representative and up to two alternates.

Jane Douglas represents Newfane on the DVFiber Governing Board. Jane is currently a member of the Newfane planning commission.