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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

 

WTVP elects new Chair, Officers and Trustees to the IVPTC Board

 

Joseph Strupek(left), Andrew Rand (right)

Peoria, IL — Joseph Strupek (left), Assistant Vice President–Public Affairs at State Farm®, was elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Illinois Valley Public Telecommunications Corporation (IVPTC), the governing body of WTVP, Central Illinois' public television station. Mr. Strupek succeeds Andrew Rand (right), President & CEO of Advanced Medical Transport who chaired IVPTC the previous year.

 

Also elected to leadership positions for 2012-2013 were: Jon Burklund, President of Burklund Distributing, Vice Chairman; Dr. Cynthia Fischer, Executive Director, Crittenton Centers, Secretary; Jerry Kolb, CFO AMTCI, Treasurer; and Chet Tomczyk, President and CEO of WTVP. At Large Trustees to the Executive Committee are: Wayne Baum, Chairman of CORE Construction; Nancy Levenick, community volunteer; and P. Joseph O’Neill, President of G&D Integrated.

Three new trustees were also elected to the Board: Griffin Hammond, of Bloomington, Executive Producer of of Indy Mogul for YouTube Next Lab; John Sanchez from Maui Jim, and Chuck Walker from CEFCU.

Illinois Valley Public Telecommunications Corporation (IVPTC) is the non-profit, community licensee of public television station WTVP 47. Its volunteer Board of Trustees is comprised of elected individuals representing viewers and educational and cultural institutions from communities throughout WTVP's 22-county coverage area.

“Through broadcast and services, WTVP has been serving the communities of Central Illinois since 1971. Now on the Internet, WTVP provides quality educational content to the world. WTVP and wtvp.org—Public Media for Central Illinois.

 

 

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For further information contact Stacey Tomczyk, WTVP Promotion Director, at (309) 495-0594 or stacey.tomczyk@wtvp.org

 


 

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