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Cox's Erin Hand Named CTHRA Board President

Erin Hand, vice president of talent and development for Cox Communications, has been named 2012 board president of the Cable and Telecommunications Human Resources Association.

Christopher Powell, executive vice president of human resources for Scripps Networks Interactive, is vice president/president-elect.

William Strahan, senior vice president of HR for Comcast Cable, is treasurer. Tomas Mathews, EVP of HR for Time Warner Cable, is secretary. And Lisa Chang, SVP of HR for Turner Broadcasting System Inc. is the immediate past president. The officers will serve two-year terms.

New to CTHRA's board are Abby Pfeiffer, SVP of HR for Charter Communications, and Janice Turner, SVP of HR for WOW! Internet Cable and Phone.

CTHRA's 2012 board of directors also includes Sheryl Anderson, SVP of HR and Administration for Starz Entertainment; Michael Butler; Rosalind Clay Carter, SVP of HR for A+E Networks; Pamela Hagan, Corporate VP of HR for Bright House Networks; Eric Hawkins, SVP of HR for Discovery Communications; Lisa Kaye, president and CEO of; Margaret Lazo, EVP of HR for NBC Universal Television Entertainment; and Paul Richardson, SVP of HR for ESPN Inc. and chief diversity officers for The Walt Disney Co.

"The dynamic leaders on CTHRA's 2012 board of directors bring an incredible depth of knowledge and broad perspectives to their strategic roles. We look forward to a great year ahead," Pamela Williams, CAE, CTHRA's executive director, said in a statement.

CTHRA's board of directors is responsible for the nonprofit organization's strategic planning, policies, financial management and program development. For more details about CTHRA, please visit .