January 7, 2006
Connie Terwilliger Succeeds Dr. Alan Richardson at the Helm
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 6, 2006 — Media Communications Association – International is pleased to announce the 2006 International Board of Directors. It is a dynamic volunteer board from across the United States and Canada, working to make MCA-I the voice of the industry.
Taking over as president, following in the able footsteps of outgoing president Dr. Alan Richardson, is Connie Terwilliger, a 30-plus year award-winning producer/writer/talent. Connie has been a member of the association since 1987 when she was on staff at General Dynamics as a senior producer and supervisor of the 16-person video department. She returned to independent status in 1995 and has been primarily a voiceover talent working out of her own in-house recording studio.
After finishing several terms as president in her home chapter, San Diego, Connie joined the international board where she served as communications director before being elected as president elect in 2005.
“The idea of continuing the legacy of our outgoing President Dr. Richardson (and Emma Justice before him) is exciting,” said Connie when asked about what she hoped to accomplish in 2006. “My goals are to continue to add value to the association by offering more benefits to our members including more networking and professional development opportunities, as well as more commercial partners offering goods and services to our members.”
Returning members of the board include the new president elect, Mike Brown, Rockwell Automation, WI; secretary, Lori O’Konek, The O’ Company, WI; treasurer, Lee Vogel, Business Video Solutions, MO; Scott Fritz, communications director, Crown Equipment Corp., OH; Clare Rabe-DeBoever, membership director, Baylor Health Care System, TX; and JD Demers, sponsorship director, Studio in the Woods, NC.
New board members include Linda Lopez, Tellmedia Communications, NY; Gary Shifflet, Kinetic Post, Detroit, MI; Bob Lampkin, Fudev International, IL; Dwayne Teskey, Greater Essex County District School Board, Canada; and Paul Sendry, Northwestern Mutual, WI.
The Media Communications Association – International is a global community that provides opportunities for networking, members-only benefits, forums for education, and the resources for information to media communications professionals. MCA-I is a not-for-profit, member-driven organization that offers media professionals the connections needed to succeed in a highly competitive environment. See mca-i.org for more information about MCA-I.
CONTACT: Susan Rees (removed)
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