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 & Clerk, 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.
Beverly Hall was born in New York City. She studied art history at Columbia University and received her master of arts degree from Johns Hopkins. For fifteen years she was a photographer-in-residence at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. In 2002, she received a Master of Divinity degree from the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Hall lives in Madaket where she pursues her other passion -gardening -on the same property she has lived in for over 50 years. She has served on the board of the Nantucket Arts Council for over 15 years and was the recipient of the NAC 2017 Merit Award.
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.
John Copenhaver, Treasurer, moved to Nantucket year-round in 2007 and became an active member of the Theatre Workshop of Nantucket. That activity morphed into a an interest in film and film-making. Four years ago he was drawn to NCTV by the Nantucket Short Film festival and has been involved with NCTV ever since making short films and now on our board.
Merrill Mason is currently an art and photography teacher at Nantucket High School. Merrill recently joined the board and hopes to continue fostering a relationship with NCTV and the schools. Outside of school and NCTV, she owns a gardening company on the island.
Florencia Rullo is the Town of Nantucket Public Outreach Coordinator. She is an English to Spanish translator with a minor in design. Florencia uses her passion for language to better connect people. She has been a member of the NCTV Board since July 2017.
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 email@example.com
Mark Pommet has been working with NCTV for over 2 years and is a video editor with 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 firstname.lastname@example.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: email@example.com
FrankSchadt left freelance film work in August of 2018 to join NCTV18. He began honing his filmmaking, editing, and directing techniques in 8th grade. From then he never looked back, creating his own short films while attending film school and working on commercial shoots. No matter a project’s scope, he works hard to turn ideas into action. This attitude and his background supports the Executive Director’s goals. Email him at: firstname.lastname@example.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. Email her at: email@example.com