NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) today announced election results for its 2013 Chapter Officers. As of January 1, 2013, newly elected and incumbent Chapter Officers began serving one-year terms.
"We are excited to announce a very talented group of leaders who will be taking NAMIC into the year with a renewed purpose and passion," said Dr. Nicol Turner-Lee, President and CEO of NAMIC. "Our commitment to empowering for diversity in the communications industry is embodied by our chapters and we look forward to a spectacular year."
Elected by their peers, NAMIC Chapter Officers come from a variety of companies including BET Networks, Comcast, Scripps Networks Interactive, Showtime Networks, Inc., SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Suddenlink, The Weather Company, Time Warner Cable, Viacom and Warner Bros.
NAMIC Chapter Presidents include: NAMIC – ATLANTA: Lynnette Smith, Manager, Specialized Advertising, The Weather Company; NAMIC – CAROLINAS: Garth M. David, Director, Finance, Time Warner Cable; NAMIC – CHICAGO: Angelynne Amores, Regional Director, Corporate Communications, Comcast; NAMIC – HOUSTON: Nikia Farria-Green, Senior Manager of Business Assurance, Comcast; NAMIC – MID-ATLANTIC: Joelle Patience, Director of Production, Creative Services, BET Networks; NAMIC – MINNESOTA: Rydne Williams, Senior Director, Comcast; NAMIC – NEW YORK: Anthony Gallegos, Manager, National Accounts, Viacom Media Networks; NAMIC – PHILADELPHIA: Yasmine Ndassa, Director, Organizational Effectiveness, Comcast; NAMIC – SAN FRANCISCO: Ken Maxey, Director, Government Affairs, Comcast; NAMIC – SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: Mitchell Christopher, Vice President, Operations, Time Warner Cable; NAMIC – ST. LOUIS: Chandni Thakrar-Ochoa, Director, Technology Integration, Suddenlink; NAMIC – TENNESSEE: Rennie Leon, Marketing Manager, Corporate Communications, Scripps Networks Interactive; NAMIC – WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA: Dietrich Delaney, Customer Account Executive, Comcast.
To view the complete list of 2013 NAMIC Chapter Officers visit http://namic.com/press/pressreleases/NAMIC-ChapterLeaderRls-12313.pdf
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 over 2,400 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, Twitter and DiversityLive: The Business > Social NAMIC Network.