CTAM Educational Foundation Names Board

The Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing’s CTAM Educational Foundation announced its board of directors Monday.

The foundation also announced that Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc. has become a “Silver Level Corporate Patron,” and that Turner Broadcasting System Inc. has upgraded from Silver to a “Gold Level Corporate Patron.”

The board:

• Chairman: Pat Esser, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Cox Communications Inc.

• Vice chairman: Andy Heller, president, domestic distribution, Turner.

• Directors: Brad Fox, senior VP, affiliate relations, E! Entertainment Television and Style; Dini Jain, executive VP and COO, Insight Communications Co. Inc.; John Lansing, president, Scripps Networks; and Marva A. Smalls, executive VP, public affairs, Nickelodeon.