New Members Join Roster of Prominent New Jerseyans Serving on PMNJ Board to benefit New Jersey Public Television
April 8, 2014- Princeton, NJ -Public Media NJ, Inc., operator of NJTV, New Jersey’s public television network, recently elected Vincent Maione and Barry Ostrowsky as two new members of its Board of Trustees.
- Vincent Maione is President, Atlantic City Electric Region of Pepco Holdings, Inc.. PHI is a regional energy holding company that provides utility service to more than 1.9 million customers. Atlantic City Electric is a regulated utility serving more than 547,000 customers in Southern New Jersey. Mr. Maione’s responsibilities include developing and maintaining key customer, community and governmental relationships as well as ensuring that the company’s services and performance meet the expectations of these same customers, regulators and government officials throughout the utility’s service territory. Mr. Maione also serves on the Boards of the New Jersey Utilities Association and the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce and is a steering committee member of the W. J. Hughes Center for Public Policy as well as an advisory member of the Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality & Tourism of the Richard Stockton College of NJ. He is also a founding Board member of the “Choose New Jersey”, a nonprofit corporation created by New Jersey business leaders to promote the state in the global market. Mr. Maoine was a former Town Council member in Hammonton, NJ, where he served two terms in public office, and was appointed by Governor Christie in 2012 to be a member of the New Jersey Commission on Italian and Americans of Italian Heritage Cultural and Educational Programs. He was an undergraduate at Villanova University and received his Master’s Degree from the University of Maryland.
- Barry H. Ostrowsky is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Barnabas Health, New Jersey’s largest integrated healthcare delivery system that annually provides treatment and services for more than two million patient visits. He leads the system’s initiatives in ensuring the highest quality health care for patients, and is spearheading a system-wide endeavor to promote healthier living for employees and the communities. Barnabas Health includes six acute care hospitals (three are teaching hospitals), two children’s hospitals, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, a free-standing behavioral health center, New Jersey’s largest statewide behavioral health network, comprehensive home care and hospice programs, pharmacy services, multi-site imaging centers, three accountable care organizations, and a medical group. Prior to joining Barnabas Health, Mr. Ostrowsky was a Senior Partner in the law firm of Brach, Eichler. Throughout his career Mr. Ostrowsky has been actively involved in many organizations. He received a BA from Rutgers University and a JD from the University of Tennessee School of Law.
“We’re excited and grateful to have Vince Maione and Barry Ostrowsky join PMNJ’s Board,” said Josh Weston, PMNJ Board Chairman. “They are pillars of the state’s business community with ideas and connections that will help New Jersey public television grow for the benefit of our organization and our viewers.”
In addition to Maione and Ostrowsky, the PMNJ Board consists of Weston, former CEO of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP); Vice-Chair Anthony V. Bastardi, CEO of Strategic Development Group, Incorporated and its affiliate, Construction Technology Corporation; Vice-Chair Liz Thomas, co-founder/CEO of Thomas/Boyd Communications; Thomas Bracken, President and CEO of New Jersey Chamber of Commerce; Bernard Flynn, President/CEO of New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company;The Honorable Thomas H. Kean, Former Governor of New Jersey; Scott Kobler, Partner of McCarter & English, LLP; Brenda Ross-Dulan, Executive Vice President and Regional President, Wells Fargo’s Southern New Jersey Region; Neal Shapiro, President/CEO of WNET; Robert “Bob” Smartt, retired Deputy State Treasurer, NJ Treasury Department and Gary Wingens, Chairman/CEO of Lowenstein Sandler.
Read more about Public Media NJ, Inc.’s Board on NJTV’s website: http://www.njtvonline.org/about/njtv-board-of-trustees/
About NJTV and PMNJ
NJTV brings quality public television programs and resources to communities throughout New Jersey and its tri-state neighbors. NJTV’s broadcast schedule combines acclaimed national PBS series like American Masters, Nature , Charlie Rose, and BBC World News America with an array of state-focused news,arts and public affairs shows, including Reporters Roundtable with Michael Aron, One-on-One with Steve Adubato, Caucus New Jersey, Due Process and State of the Arts. The network’s week-nightly news broadcast, NJTV News with Mike Schneider, features stories from across the Garden State. NJTV complements its growing news staff by partnering with state-wide media and higher education institutions. The network actively solicits viewer news tips, story ideas and feedback, along with locally-produced film shorts and long-form documentaries, making New Jerseyans part of the network’s editorial team. The network’s website, www.njtvonline.org posts the latest local news, information and program schedules, and its Education section offers local educators free, classroom-ready, digital resources through VITAL NJ.
NJTV is comprised of WNJN, WNJS, WNJB, and WNJT, which collectively broadcast throughout NJ. NJTV is operated under an agreement with the state of New Jersey by Public Media NJ, Inc. (PMNJ), a non-profit affiliate of WNET, parent company of award-winning New York public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21. Network sponsorships and partnerships are available.
Barry H. Ostrowsky