OCTOBER 21, 2019- NEWARK, NJ – Public Media NJ, Inc. (PMNJ), operator of NJTV, New Jersey’s public television network, announced the election of three new members to its Board of Trustees: Maureen Duffy, Vice-President, Communications and Federal Affairs, American Water; Laurie Mahon, Vice-Chair, U.S. Investment Banking, Global Investment Banking, CIBC Capital Markets and Richard T. Thigpen, Senior Vice-President – Corporate Citizenship, Public Service Enterprise Group.
“Maureen, Laurie and Richard bring very valuable perspectives and new connections to NJTV at a time when the network is experiencing an exciting period of growth,” said Chairman Scott Kobler. “With their help, we will usher NJTV into its future as a multi-platform source for news, entertainment and educational resources for New Jersey communities.”
Duffy, Mahon and Thigpen join the current roster of PMNJ Board members: Chairman Scott Kobler, Partner of the McCarter & English, LLP; Vice-Chairs Tracy McManimon, Senior Vice President of NJM Insurance Company and Liz Thomas, CEO of Thomas & Boyd; Thomas Bracken, President and CEO of New Jersey Chamber of Commerce; Hans Dekker, President of the Community Foundation of New Jersey; Sue Henderson, Ph.D., President, New Jersey City University; The Honorable Thomas H. Kean, Former Governor of New Jersey; Christopher M. Lepre, Executive Vice President, Commercial Business, of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey; Ann Limberg, Head of Philanthropic Solutions and the Family Office U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management; Barry H. Ostrowsky, President and Chief Executive Officer, RWJBarnabas Health; Richard Pechter, retired Chairman of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette; Michael Poncia, Vice President of Customer Operations of Pepco Holdings; Neal Shapiro, President/CEO of PMNJ and its parent, WNET; Robert L. Smartt, Retired, Deputy State Treasurer, NJ Treasury Department; and Josh Weston, Honorary Chairman and Former CEO of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP).
Read more about the PMNJ Trustees and view photos here.
Richard T. Thigpen