Board of Directors

Cheryl M. Manley, Chair

SVP & Associate General Counsel, Employment Law
Charter Communications

Cheryl M. Manley is the Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Employment Law at Charter Communications. In her role as the leader of ... Read more

A. Shuanise Washington

President and CEO

A. Shuanise Washington is responsible for charting the future of NAMIC, including guiding strategic planning efforts and leveraging the organizatio ... Read more

Mark Kang, Vice Chair

SVP, Worldwide Distribution
INSP

As the Senior Vice President of Worldwide Distribution for INSP, a leading family-friendly entertainment cable channel with more than 80 million su ... Read more

Freddy Rolón, Jr., Secretary

VP & General Manager
ESPN Deportes

As vice president and general manager of ESPN Deportes, Freddy Rolón oversees all aspects of the ESPN Deportes business including ESPN Deporte ... Read more

Pragash Pillai, Treasurer

EVP, Operations
Altice USA

Pragash serves as the Executive Vice President of Operations for Altice USA, overseeing all operational aspects of the delivery of Altice USA’s a ... Read more

Joiava Philpott, Immediate Past Chair

Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Law & Policy
Cox Communications

Joiava Philpott is Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Law & Policy for Cox Communications, the third-largest cable provider in the na ... Read more

James L. Anderson, Member at Large

SVP, Enterprise Inclusion, Marketing and Communications
WarnerMedia

James L. Anderson is head of corporate communications and marketing for WarnerMedia. As a member of the senior leadership team, Anderson has execut ... Read more

James Brown (JB)

EVP, Content Distribution, Talent and Marketing Groups
Revolt TV

A 20-year veteran of the cable industry, Brown brings indispensable knowledge and insight to his role as Executive Vice President, Content Distribu ... Read more

Ann R. Carlsen

Founder & CEO
Carlsen Resources, Inc.

Ann Carlsen is the force behind the brand considered to be the gold standard of boutique search firms, having placed more than 2700 exceptional exe ... Read more

Sandra Garcia

Founder, Encounter Marketing and Public Relations

Sandra has led marketing teams at Clear Channel Outdoor and at Time Warner Cable Media developing strategic marketing programs that merchandised da ... Read more

Nilda Gumbs

Nilda Gumbs is a seasoned government affairs and communications professional with more than 25 years of experience in the political, government, pu ... Read more

P. Sean Gupta

Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Operations
BET Networks (a Viacom Network)

Sean Gupta is currently the Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Operations at BET Networks (a Viacom Network).  He is responsible for p ... Read more

Jerold Lambert

Group VP, Legal Affairs
Mediacom Communications

Jerold Lambert assumes a principle role in providing counsel to Mediacom’s Business Services Division. He continues to play a major role in the d ... Read more

Bill Lee

VP, Sales Professional Services
ARRIS

Bill Lee carries 7 years in Electrical industry-designing and building Emergency standby power generation; In addition to 19 years in Cable Televis ... Read more

Emory R. Walton III

Vice president, Content Distribution, A+E Networks

Emory Walton is Vice President, Content Distribution at A+E Networks. With 20 years of experience within the cable television and entertainment ind ... Read more

Jason T. Williams

VP, Global Inclusion Strategy
Viacom

Jason T. Williams is the Vice President of Global Inclusion Strategy for Viacom. Based in New York City, Jason partners with the Viacom senior lead ... Read more

Lisa Williams-Fauntroy, Emeritus

SVP, Business & Legal Affairs
Discovery Communications

Lisa A. Williams-Fauntroy is Senior Vice President for Business & Legal Affairs at Discovery Communications, LLC. Discovery is a global media c ... Read more

Ebonne Ruffins, Emeritus

VP, Local Media Development
Comcast Corporation

Ebonne L. Ruffins is the Vice President of Local Media Development for Comcast Corporation, one of the world’s leading media, entertainment, and ... Read more

Danielle D. Wade, Emeritus

Area VP, Pacific Northwest
Charter Communications

Danielle Wade is the Area Vice President, Pacific Northwest at Charter Communications. Wade was previously the Vice President of Customer Care and ... Read more