Our Mission:

To inspire the Nantucket community to explore ideas, share information, and highlight the island’s people, stories and culture through local television and online programming.

Our Board of Directors:

Dan Driscoll, President, held a camera in his hands for the first time when he was ten years old. Fast forward many decades, he has since directed hundreds and hundreds of national and regional television commercials and films over much of the globe and his photograph’s grace the cover and interior of several books about Nantucket. The self-described ‘visual artist’ and his wife Connie moved to Nantucket fulltime in 1997 after falling in love with the island in 1971 when they first started visiting. He continues to create short brand films and commercials for Nantucket non-profits as well creating wedding films for a few select clients.

Bob Thompson, Vice President has been part of NCTV since the inception of the station.  Currently a technology specialist for Nantucket Public Schools, bob has devoted his life to helping Nantucketers connect through technology.

Richard “Dick” Herman, Treasurer is a retired middle school math teacher and taught at Cyrus Pierce Middle School for 35 years. He was an assistant football coach at Nantucket High School for 15 years and has been announcing high school reports since 1986. Dick has been a member of the NCTV board for 10 years and is involved with the Nantucket Booster Club, the Knights of Columbus, and the Nantucket Historical Association.

Pat Jones, Secretary is an artist, an actor, and a writer.  After years teaching English at the high school and college level, she retired to Nantucket in 2014, and now lives on the Island year round.  She fell in love with NCTV18 when she walked by it one day, wandered in, and was fascinated by what they were doing.  She brings creativity, a background in fundraising, and a strong work ethic to the board where she will serve as secretary.

Lauren Berlin is the Communications Manager for the Westmoor Club. She is experienced in social media, marketing, and web design. Lauren also helps manage Nantucket Surf Company and is involved with the Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association. She joined the board in 2016.

Jason Bridges is a Nantucket entrepreneur and owns the Handlebar Cafe and Nantucket Bike Tours.  Jason is active in organizing and participating in events that build community involvement and engagement.  He has been a member of the NCTV board since 2013.

Jason Graziadei is the public information officer at Nantucket Cottage Hospital, and has been a member of the island community since 2004.  In addition to his work in public relations, Jason has a background in journalism, including nine years as a reporter for the Inquirer and Mirror.  He joined the NCTV board in 2014, and also servers on the board of directors at the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce, and A Safe Place.



Our Staff:

Lisa Getter accepted the role of Executive Director for NCTV in 2014. Lisa hails from the UK, and moved to Nantucket in 2001.  Lisa has always had a passion for photography and film— Really, her specialty is capturing Life.   She was a founding partner for Nantucket Event Media that specialized in multimedia services on Nantucket in 2003.  She is also a successful business woman in budget and finance management for select island businesses.  Email her at lisa@nctv18.org

Mark Pommet has been working with NCTV for over 2 years and is the video editor and has over a decade of experience in commercial, narrative and documentary editing. Some of his client include FOX reality channel, Image Entertainment and Gap Clothing. He is also an accomplished camera operator and has worked in Los Angeles for 10 years on various projects including short films, music videos and commercials.  Email him at mark@nctv18.org

Andrew Cromartie has joined the staff as Station Manager, Producer and Instructor at Nantucket Community Television. Cromartie grew up on Nantucket, dabbling in music, acting and filmmaking. He received his degree from the New York School for Film and Television and has acted, produced and directed for theatre and film in Boston and New York.  Email him at: andrew@nctv18.org

Taylor Haag joined the NCTV team in 2017 as the Assistant to the Executive Director & Instructor. Holding a degree in journalism from Appalachian State University, he finds his role at the station to be a great blend of his passions for mass communications and education. Email him at: taylor@nctv18.org

Dylan Fleischut has joined the staff as Government Access Coordinator at Nantucket Community Television. Dylan grew up in upstate New York and moved to Nantucket for his first year of high school. After high school Dylan received his degree in Communications from Husson University/New England School of Communication. He loves music and has worked on studio recording as well as live sound events on Nantucket and is excited for this new adventure. Email him at: dylan@nctv18.org

Sammy Aguilar: Born and raised on Nantucket, Sammy holds a B.A. from the University of Vermont where she studied both studio arts and zoology. She then received a Master’s in Animation from Savannah College of Art and Design, where she co-wrote and helped animate the award winning short film “Snow Boat.” She enjoys pursuing both her interests in animation and animals by teaching animation classes at NCTV and working as a caregiver at the Nantucket Island Safe Harbor for Animals shelter.

Dee White grew up in Windsor, Connecticut. Her interests in video production began in high school continued on as she studied cinematography at the University of Hartford. Dee began working at Win-TV, in Windsor, CT, in 2010, starting out as a video editor and moving up to production supervisor & lead editor. She joined the NCTV team in early 2018 as a videographer & editor. She is excited to become part of the island community.