NCTC board gets 4 new members

Aug. 30, 2018
The NCTC has appointed four new members to its board of directors: Katie Espeseth, vice president, EPB Chattanooga; Brad Moline ...

The NCTC has appointed four new members to its board of directors: Katie Espeseth, vice president, EPB Chattanooga; Brad Moline, president, Allo Communications; Matt Weller, president, All West Communications; and Tom Whitaker, senior vice president-cable, Shentel Communications. The four new board members were elected on July 29 at the NCTC's annual members' meeting at The Independent Show in Anaheim, CA.

NCTC President and CEO Rich Fickle said: "This is a dynamic group of leaders, bringing innovative ideas to the table at a time of unprecedented change in our industry. The board will work closely with NCTC leaders on topics critical to our members such as customer demand for more services and faster broadband speeds."

Reelected board members include:

  • Chairman: Gary Shorman, President and CEO, Eagle Communications
  • Vice Chairman: Bob Ormberg, Vice President of Content, GCI
  • Rich Fickle, President and Chief Executive Officer, NCTC
  • Tom Gleason, Executive Vice President, Vast Broadband
  • Chris Hilliard, Chief Executive Officer, USA Communications
  • Jim Holanda, Chief Executive Officer, RCN/Grande
  • Brian Lynch, Senior Vice President, Schurz Cable
  • Brad Mefferd, Chief Administrative Officer, Buckeye Broadband
  • Elaine Partridge, Vice President of Special Projects, Vast Broadband
  • Jeffrey Ross, President, Armstrong Cable Services
  • Wayne Schattenkerk, Chief Financial Officer, WaveDivision Partners
  • Karl Skroban, Vice President of Video Strategy and Programming, Comporium

In addition, two members were added to board committees. Jason Hansen, Chief Technology Officer, Conway, has joined the Technology Service Committee. Kristi Ramsey, Director of Content Management, TDS, has joined the Programming Committee.

NCTC board members commit to a three-year term and work in partnership with NCTC leaders to support its more than 750 member companies.