LACONIA — The Lakes Region Public Access Board of Directors has announced that Grace Bergdahl McNamara has accepted the position of station manager.
McNamara brings 20 years of experience in communications, public relations, and management within non-profit organizations to LRPA according to Chan Eddy, chairman of the board of directors.
Eddy said that McNamara has been hired as a part-time employee who will work 28 hours a week with a yearly pay of $30,000. She will be handling the day-to-day operations of LRPA-TV, including program scheduling and personnel assignments as well as working within the LRPA communities to bring the advantages of public access TV to the public's attention; work with a number of organizations including the annual Children's Auction; strengthen the relationship between LRPA and the Huot Technical Center and local schools; and enhance LRPA's revenue stream, amongst other duties.
She replaces Shane Selling, who has been interim station manager since March.
McNamara holds a BA from Boston College and an MA from Emerson. She makes her home with her husband and daughter in Gilmanton.
LRPA's studios are located on the campus of Laconia High School.
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