HTTV HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING

HomeTowne Board of Directors, Spring 2011

HomeTowne Television held its Annual Board of Trustees Meeting at Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child in Summit on June 4th. Trustees, Officers and Executive Committee members were nominated and approved for the year 2011-2012. Board member Chase Newhart photographed the trustees on the main staircase of historic Grace Hall: Sitting L-R: Roger Smith, Jim Kellogg; First Step L-R: Miles MacMahon, John Crosby; Second Step L-R: Jesse Patterson (Station Manager), Janet Parmelee; Third Step L-R: Joe Amatucci, Fran Franklin, Paula Mooney; Fourth Step: Patti Richards; Fifth Step L-R: Dan Baer, Bob Davies; Sixth Step L-R: Marybeth Robb, Monica Vir; Seventh Step: Frank Macioce; Eighth Step L-R: John Serruto, Dawn Moriarity, Carlyle Newell; Ninth Step L-R: Jack Anderson, Bill Rosen; Tenth Step L-R: Rick Wolffe, Fred Honold. (Not in photo: Paul Carniol, Emi Havas, Mike Helmer, Tom McDermott, David Mozes, Chase Newhart, Henry Ogden, Kassandra Romas, Hill Rose, Bob Sheehan, Hank Somerville.)

HomeTowne Television held its Annual Board of Trustees Meeting at Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child in Summit on June 4th.

Trustees, Officers and Executive Committee members were nominated and approved for the year 2011-2012. Trustees include Joe Amatucci, Jack Anderson (Treasurer), Dan Baer (Executive Vice President for Community Relations), Paul Carniol, John Crosby, Bob Davies (Secretary), Fran Franklin, Emi Havas (Vice President for Special Gifts), Mike Helmer, Fred Honold (President), Jim Kellogg, Frank Macioce (Executive Vice President for Governance & Policy), Miles MacMahon (Parliamentarian), Tom McDermott, Paula Mooney (Executive Vice President for Marketing & Brand), Dawn Moriarity, David Mozes, Carlyle Newell (Vice President for Special Gifts), Chase Newhart, Henry Ogden (Vice President for Community), Janet Parmelee (Vice President for Planning), Marybeth Robb, Kassandra Romas, Hill Rose, Bill Rosen, John Serruto (Executive Vice President for Programs & Productions), Bob Sheehan, Roger Smith (Vice President for Membership & Public Relations), Hank Somerville, Monica Vir and Rick Wolffe (Vice President for Strategy). The Executive Committee consists of Dan Baer, Fred Honold, Frank Macioce, Paula Mooney and John Serruto.

New By-Laws, the result of extensive work by Frank Macioce, were reviewed and approved by the Trustees.

Jesse Patterson provided the Station Manager’s report. In the year ended May 31st, the station exceeded its prior record for new shows and public service announcements. Several new technologies were implemented and new production techniques were pioneered in keeping with HTTV’s ongoing mission of serving our towns and viewers as the premier community-focused neighborhood network.

The station’s financial report was delivered by Fred Honold using reports prepared by Treasurer Jack Anderson. Despite the difficult economy, HTTV remains in a solid financial position and continues its growth in shows and expansion to more communities. Mr. Anderson was given a special commendation for his exceptional work over the past year.

A highlight of the meeting was a session led by Oak Knoll School Head Tim Saburn on the subject of “Community”. Mr. Saburn facilitated an energizing discussion of the many aspects of community in today’s environment.

HomeTowne TV is broadcast to 30 towns in Union, Essex, Morris and Somerset Counties via Verizon channel 33 and Comcast channel 36. For over 30 years, HTTV has pursued its mission of showcasing the people, events and issues important to our area. Visit www.HomeTowneTV.org for more information.