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NAMIC Names Chapter Officers

The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications announced election results for officers in 15 nationwide chapters.

As of Jan. 1, 2012, newly elected and incumbent chapter officers will begin serving one-year terms. "We are excited to welcome this talented group of professionals who represent many of the media and entertainment industry's leading corporations," Daphne Leroy, VP president of Marketing and Communications, NAMIC, said in a release. "We look forward to working and collaborating with our newly elected chapter leaders and appreciate their commitment to furthering NAMIC's mission."

A complete list of the 2012 NAMIC Chapter Officers follows:

NAMIC ATLANTA: President - Lynnette Smith, Manager, Specialized Advertising, The Weather Channel Companies; Vice President - Joyclan Sumpter, Director, Distribution Operations, The Weather Channel Companies; Treasurer - William B. Cossey Jr., Executive Director, Supply Chain Operations, Cox Communications; Secretary - April Smith, Strategy Development Associate, Turner Entertainment Networks.

NAMIC CAROLINAS: President - Garth M. David, Director, Finance, Time Warner Cable; Vice President - Khanspasha Feaster, Manager, Customer Care Training, Time Warner Cable; Treasurer - Ken Sneed, Director, Customer Care, Time Warner Cable; Secretary - Kendra Sanders, Commercial Phone Provisioning Representative - East Region Time Warner Cable Business Class.

NAMIC CHICAGO: President - Angelynne Amores, Regional Director, Corporate Communications, Comcast; Vice President - Stephen Thomas, Vice President, City of Chicago, Comcast; Treasurer - TJ Imam, Financial Analyst, Capital-Chicago Region, Comcast; Secretary - Tonnellie Jones, Administrative Clerical Rep 2, Comcast.

NAMIC DENVER: President - Chad Dixon, Account Executive, Disney and ESPN Media Networks; Vice President - Michelle Johnson, Manager, Comcast; Treasurer - Christopher Roper, Senior Account Executive, Disney & ESPN Media Networks; Secretary - Damani Rivers, Affiliate Sales Manager, TV One.

NAMIC HOUSTON: President - Nikia Farria-Green, Senior Manager, Business Operations, Comcast; Vice President - Felicia Turner, Director, Sales Operations, Fox Networks; Treasurer - Hollie Ashby, Senior Director, Business Operations, Comcast; Secretary - Aloysius "Al" Lee, Senior Manager, Interactive Development, Insight Communications.

NAMIC MID-ATLANTIC: President - Sherry Hubbard, Director, Operations, Cox Enterprises; Vice President - Joelle Patience, Director, Production/Creative Services, BET Networks; Treasurer - Patrick Castro, Manager, Marketing & Research, Cox Media; Secretary - Melanie Babb, Regional Account Manager, NewsChannel 8.

NAMIC MINNESOTA: President - Tommy McNeal, Regional Sales Manager, Comcast; Vice President - Bethany Rector, Manager, Customer Care, Comcast; Treasurer - Brad Randall, Manager, Customer Loyalty, Comcast; Secretary - Stephanie Shultz, Manager, Administrative Services, Comcast.

NAMIC NEW YORK: President - Denise L. Bennett, Manager, Integrated Media, Women at NBCU, NBCUniversal; Vice President - Anthony Gallegos, Coordinator, National Accounts, Viacom Media Networks; Treasurer - Nicole Granston, Senior Financial Manager, Showtime Networks Inc.; Secretary - Tiffany Ashitey, National Director, Marketing & Communications, ORT America.

NAMIC PHILADELPHIA: President - Keesha Boyd, Executive Director, Comcast University; Vice President - Olakunle Ekundare, Director, Field Operations, Comcast; Treasurer - Wilfredo Colon, Vice President, Plant Performance, Comcast; Secretary - Jinni Kapp, Senior Engineering Project Manager, Comcast. 

NAMIC SAN FRANCISCO: President - Ken Maxey, Director, Government Affairs, Comcast; Vice President - Robert Negrete, Manager, Retention Sales, Comcast; Treasurer - Gagan Pabla, Senior Director, Network Surveillance, Comcast; Secretary - Mitzi Givens Russell, Manager, Franchise Operations, Comcast.

NAMIC SOUTH FLORIDA: President - Stanley Thomas, Manager, Human Resources, Comcast; Vice President - Felix Soza, Manager, Retention, Comcast; Treasurer - Carleesha Porter, Regional Project Manager, Comcast; Secretary - Coral Lugaro, Supervisor, Retail Accounts, Comcast.

NAMIC SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: President - Mitchell Christopher, Vice President, Operations, Time Warner Cable; Vice President - Mireya Dongo, Director, Distribution Sales & Marketing, Univision; Treasurer - Kevin Carroll, Senior Financial Analyst, Time Warner Cable; Secretary - Monique Kelley, Manager, Strategic Partnerships, Warner Bros.

NAMIC ST. LOUIS: President - Loren King, Account Executive, Fox Networks; Vice President - Chandni Thakrar-Ochoa, Director, Corporate Voice Operations, Suddenlink; Treasurer - Mary Porter, Vice President, Human Resources, Talent & Management Diversity, Suddenlink; Secretary - Katie Bruno, Business Partner, Human Resources, Suddenlink.

NAMIC TENNESSEE: President - Sybil Divine, Coordinator, Programming Operations, Scripps Networks; Vice President - Thomas Tedford, Affiliate Marketing Manager, Scripps Networks; Secretary - Sarah Gaffney, Coordinator, Public Affairs, Country Music Television (CMT). 

NAMIC WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA: President - Averi Richardson, Supervisor, Customer Tech Support, Comcast; Vice President - Corinne Paul, Analyst, Comcast; Treasurer - Nicole Caldwell, Administrative Assistant, Comcast; Secretary - Nichole Thomas, Lead Account Executive, Comcast.