WHCA’s mission is “to provide content and opportunities which inform, enlighten and entertain members of the Whitman Hanson community through access to modern technology, equipment, facilities, and training”. This means we are here to serve you, the members of our community by providing access to our facilities training and programming.
WHCA operates four cable television channels:
- Public Access – channel 9 (Whitman & Hanson)
- Educational Access – channel 98 (Whitman & Hanson)
- Government Access Whitman – channel 12 (Whitman Only)
- Government Access Hanson – channel 6 (Hanson only)
For more information on any of the channels above please click the channel name and learn about the programming you will find there and how you can get involved in helping to create it!
The WHCA staff consists of:
- Eric Dresser, Executive Director
- Kevin Tocci, Access Operation Coordinator
- Ryan Tully, Studio Production Technician
- Carol Ann Brewster, Staff Producer
- Paul Watson, Staff Producer
- Amy Broderick, WHCA Bookkeeper & Administrative Assistant
WHCA is overseen by a volunteer Board of Directors composed of residents from both Whitman & Hanson. A vacant seat will be filled by a resident from the same town as the previous Director. The WHCA Board of Directors meets monthly, usually on the third Thursday of each month. As a 501c(3) WHCA submits various annual reports to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. These reports are posted on the respective department’s page but can be accessed here.
The current Directors and Officers of WHCA are:
- Arlene Dias, Hanson – President
- David Beauvais, Hanson – Vice President
- Marcus Linn, Hanson – Treasurer
- Chris DiOrio, Whitman – Clerk
- Jerry Eaton – Whitman
- Darren Herlihy – Whitman
Members of the Whitman or Hanson community who are interested in volunteer leadership opportunities such as WHCA’s Board of Directors are urged to reach out to WHCA’s Executive Director to indicate their interest. This can be done by telephone at (781) 447-4175 or by sending an email to Director@WHCAtv.org.
Download a copy of our informational brochure here.