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NAMIC Announces 2014 Elected Chapter Officers

Newly Elected Leaders Convened In Miami February 6-7 For Strategic Planning Forum

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC), a leading 501(c)(6) trade association educating, advocating and empowering for diversity within the communications industry today announced its roster of 2014 Chapter Officers.  Elected by their peers newly elected and incumbent officers began serving one-year terms as of January 1, 2014.

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Newly elected officers representing NAMIC's 16 nationwide chapters convened in Miami on February 6-7, 2014 to participate in strategy sessions focused on team building, membership development and branding recognition for 2014.   

Alicin Williamson, interim head of NAMIC and principal, The Raben Group Commented: "NAMIC National is pleased to work with this talented group of leaders.  Our chapters are integral to NAMIC's success and play an important role in serving our membership and sponsoring companies in local markets nationwide."  

A complete list of the 2014 NAMIC Chapter Officers follows:

NAMIC – ATLANTA: President - William B. Cossey Jr., Executive Director, Supply Chain Integration, Cox Communications, Inc.; Vice President - Alana Moton-Leverette, Sr. Director, Distribution Solutions, The Weather Channel; Treasurer - Joyclan Sumpter, Director, Distribution Operations, The Weather Channel Companies; Secretary - Joyclan Sumpter, Director, Distribution Operations, The Weather Channel Companies.

NAMIC – CAROLINAS: President - Monica Moore, Regional Manager, Commercial Business Intelligence and Applications, Time Warner Cable; Vice President - Tunza Wallace, Knowledge Management Coordinator, Customer Experience Team, Time Warner Cable Business Class; Treasurer - Kellee Evans, Sales Coordinator, Carolinas MDU/HOA, Time Warner Cable; Secretary - Danine Prakash, MBA, PMP, Facilitator, Customer Care, Time Warner Cable Business Class.

NAMIC – CHICAGO: President - Stephen Thomas, Vice President, City of Chicago, Comcast; Vice President - Anthony Robinson, Executive Care Manager, Comcast Corporation, Treasurer - TJ Imam, Financial Analyst, Capital-Chicago Region, Comcast; Secretary - Nancy Robles, Care Manager, Comcast.

NAMIC – DENVER: President - Julio Cardiel, Senior Director, National Video Distribution Operations, Comcast; Secretary - Gainey McCoy, Manager, National Video Operations Change& Asset Management, Comcast. 

NAMIC – HOUSTON: President - Willie Pippen III, Direct Sales Manager II, Charter Communications.

NAMIC – MID-ATLANTIC: President - Joelle Patience, Vice President, Creative Director, BrandBravo Creative; Vice President - Kash Kabaria, Sr. Manager, National Systems Infrastructure, Time Warner Cable; Treasurer - Jason Rademacher, Special Counsel, Cooley, LLC; Secretary - Tselane Robertson, Manager- Cox Business Referral Program, Cox Communications.

NAMIC – MINNESOTA: President - Todd Gatzke, Manager, Technical Operations, Comcast;  Vice President - Gregory Salvatore, Manager, Employee Communications, Comcast; Treasurer - Noelle Goetz, Business Operations, Comcast; Secretary - Jandra Birr, Administrative Assistant II, Comcast.

NAMIC – NEW YORK: President - Anthony Gallegos, Manager, National Accounts, NBC Universal; Vice President - Nicole Granston, Senior Manager, Showtime Networks, Inc.; Secretary - Krystle Douglas, Manager, HR and Talent Management, BET Networks.

NAMIC – PHILADELPHIA: President - Yasmine Ndassa, Sr. Director, Organizational Effectiveness, Comcast; Shawn Houston, Principal Analyst, Comcast; Treasurer - Amanee Scott-Stephan, Supervisor, Federal Tax, Comcast; Secretary - Aisha Riley, Receptionist,  Comcast.

NAMIC – SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA: President - Tiffany Griffith, Account Manager, Showtime Networks, Inc.; Vice President - Ken Maxey, Director, Government Affairs, Comcast; Treasurer - Joshua Simes, Director Field Operations, Comcast Cable Corporation; Secretary - Dolores Lopez, Director HR, Comcast Cable Corporation.

NAMIC – SOUTH FLORIDA:  President - Michael HoShue, Sales Manager, Business Services, Comcast; Vice President - Dianne Bissoon, VP Television & Entertainment, LIME.

NAMIC – SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: President - Raquel Williams, Director, Distribution, Crown Media Family Networks; Vice President - Monique Kelley, Senior Account Manager, Strategic Partnerships, Warner Bros.; Treasurer - Esther Weinberg, CEO, MindLight Group; Secretary - Judith Florido, Marketing Coordinator, NUVOtv.

NAMIC – TENNESSEE: President - Sarah Gaffney, Manager, Public Affairs, Country Music Television (CMT); Vice President - Ryan Rowland, Sr. Designer, CMT; Treasurer - Charlotte Coffer, Manager, Event Marketing, Scripps Networks Interactive; Secretary - Tasha Delaney, Quality Assurance Analyst, Scripps Networks Interactive.

NAMIC – WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA: President - Dietrich Delaney, Customer Account Executive, Comcast.

For more information on NAMIC and the trade association's programs and initiatives visit http://www.namic.com or contact NAMIC National at 212-594-5985.

NAMIC (National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications) is the premier organization focusing on multi-ethnic diversity in the communications industry. Founded in 1980 as a non-profit trade association, today NAMIC comprises 2,200 professionals belonging to a network of 16 chapters nationwide. Through initiatives that focus on education, advocacy and empowerment, NAMIC champions equity and inclusion in the workforce, with special attention given to ensuring that the leadership cadres of our nation's communications industry giants reflect the multi-ethnic richness of the populations they serve. For more information, please visit www.namic.com and stay connected to NAMIC on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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