Four From Suddenlink Named to NAMIC Boards

The National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) today announced election results for its 2013 chapter officers. Among them are four Suddenlink employees.

Alphonse Jurarim will serve as secretary of the Houston, Texas, chapter. For the St. Louis, Mo., chapter, Chandni Thakrar-Ochoa will serve as president; Mary Porter will serve as vice president; and Katie Bruno will serve as secretary.

Founded in 1980, NAMIC aims to  educate, advocate for and empower multi-ethnic diversity in the communications industry.

WICT Names Suddenlink ‘Rising Leaders’

Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) recently announced the participants in its 2012 Rising Leaders Program. The list includes several Suddenlink managers: Amy Brown, Director Senior Counsel, St. Louis, Mo.; Nancy Gray, Director Cash Disbursement, Tyler, Texas; Alee Hartline, Market Segment Manager, Lubbock, Texas; Virginia Hartley, Billing Manager, St. Louis; Deanna Hornback, General Manager, Jonesboro, Ark.; Cynthia Jackson, Director Customer Care, Tyler; Kimberlee LaPoint, General Manager, Lake Charles, La; Julie Sparlin, Manager IT, St. Louis; and Amy Wildegrude-Atkins, Regional Dispatch Manager, Tyler. Nearly 200 women applied for this intensive, week-long industry leadership program.

In December, WICT, in collaboration with the National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC), named Suddenlink one of the cable industry’s top five companies for women for a third year.