NCTC’s members elect four directors to board
The National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) announced that its members had elected four directors to its board.
The voting took place at the NCTC’s annual members meeting during The Independent Show in San Diego. Three of the elected board members are new to the NCTC’s board while one is a current director.
Re-elected for a three-year term was John Higgnbotham, superintendent, Frankfort Plant Board. Higgnbotham was first appointed to the board in 2011 to fill an unexpired term. Newly elected to the board were Gordon Bourne, vice president programming, Suddenlink; Jim Holanda, CEO, Choice Telecom, Grande and RCN; and Brian Lynch, president, Antietam Cable Television and vice president cable operations, Schurz Communications.
NCTC’s board consists of 14 voting directors. NCTC president and CEO Rich Fickle is a non-voting board member, as is Tom Gleason of Clarity Telecom. In addition to the board, other NCTC members also serve on a technical advisory board and a marketing advisory group.
Following the 2013 election, the NCTC board members are:
Edward T. Holleran, Jr., Atlantic Broadband, NCTC Chairman
William (Bill) C. Beaty, Jr., Comporium Communications; NCTC Vice Chairman
Gerald (Jerry) W. McKenna, Cable One, Inc., NCTC Immediate Past Chairman
Gordon Bourne, Suddenlink
Rich Fickle, NCTC (non-voting)
Tom Gleason, Clarity Telecom (non-voting)
John Higginbotham, Frankfort Plant Board
Chris Hilliard, USA Companies
Jim Holanda, Choice Telecom; Grande, RCN
Brian Lynch, Antietam
Brad Mefferd, Buckeye Cablevision
Robert (Bob) Ormberg, GCI, Inc.
Jeffrey Ross, Armstrong Cable Services
Wayne Schattenkerk, Wave Division Holdings
Gary Shorman, Eagle Communications
Peter C. Smith, Wide Open West