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Board candidate statements for election at Annual Meeting

October 3, 2015

There are two open seats on BCTV's board. Both of the candidates have served previously.

Martin Langeveld: Running for re-election to an At-large seat for a 3-year term. Martin has been a BCTV Director since 2011.

He spent 30 years in the media business, 28 in the Berkshires of Massachusetts and two at the Brattleboro Reformer, from which he retired in 2008. Earlier, he and his wife were innkeepers for three years in New Marlboro, Massachusetts.

While living in the Berkshires, Martin served two terms as chair and one as treasurer of Hancock Shaker Village. He was a founding trustee of the Colonial Theatre Association, a director of the Berkshire Chamber of Commerce and as director and treasurer of the Massachusetts Newspaper Publishers Association.

Currently, he serves on the boards of SeVEDS (Southeastern Vermont Economic Development Strategies), the Windham-Windsor Housing Trust, Brattleboro Community Television, the Resilient Design Institute, and on the Vernon Planning Commission.

Martin has an MA from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an Master of Professional Studies degree in Hotel Administration from Cornell University.

Chris Lenois: Running for election to an At-Large seat for the first time, for a three-year term. Chris was appointed to replace Steve Cormier on the BCTV board in March 2015.

He is currently employed by WKVT, where he hosts “Green Mountain Mornings” talk radio program on 100.3FM/1490AM. He also provides news coverage for the station and is part of the broadcast team for Brattleboro Colonels athletics.

Raised in Vernon and a graduate of BUHS, Chris has been involved in media in one form since freelancing for the Brattleboro Reformer in high school. He hold a B.A. in English from the University of Vermont. 

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