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Lorenzo Elliott
Lorenzo ElliottPresident
Min. Lorenzo Elliott Sr. is a resident of the town of Windsor since 1993; he is married (wife Comalita) and is the father of five and grandfather of five. He retired in December, 2010 from the Ct. Dept. of Corrections. [/fusion_text]Min. Elliott is a member of the Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Hartford where he [/fusion_text]serves as an associate minister under his pastor, Dr. Richard L. Nash. He teaches the New Members’ classes, the Wednesday night Bible class and is the president of its Men’s Ministry. He is currently enrolled in The Trinity Bible College and Seminary, pursuing a B.A in Biblical Studies (Concentration in Theology). His ultimate goal is to earn a Doctorate Degree in Theology.
Lawrence Jaggon
Lawrence JaggonVice President
Lawrence Jaggon is a 16 year resident of Windsor, a member of the board for many years, and has served two terms as president. He is a graduate of Mico Teacher’s College in Kingston Jamaica and Capital Community College in Hartford. He is a registered nurse and is the owner of a nursing business. He is the President of the non profit group Family Hope Center Community Services Inc. in Hartford. He produces the show TV Caribbean which highlights Caribbean cultural events. He is a staff writer for the Windsor Journal. Larry is married with 4 children. He can be frequently seen holding a video camera, taping events for broadcast on WIN-TV .
Bernard Caliendo
Bernard CaliendoTreasurer
Bernard (Bernie) Caliendo grew up in Windsor attending St Gabriel School and graduated from Windsor High School in 1972. He attended Northwestern Community College for a short time then worked in construction then printing. In 1975 his love & experience in music, having played the drums since he was 5 and just loving music, brought him into the tech side of the music business leading him to becoming the lighting & sound technician for one of the best traveling Las Vegas show groups in the country.
He has two grown children,  Alexander and Camille.  Alex graduated from Regis College in May 2014 with a degree in nursing & is now pursuing his masters in Health Administration while Camille is in pursuing a career in the health field.
As Bernie says, Windsor is like no other town, with its history, people, talent, community groups and giving back, where else would you want to live?

Elliot Sirota
Elliot SirotaSecretary
Elliot Sirota is the current secretary of WIN-TV after serving two years as the board president. He has served as president of the station in the past and as Windsor representative to the Hartford Area Cable Television Advisory Council.
Professionally, Sirota currently works for Windsor Public Schools with high school age special needs students as a Tutor/Job Coach and he is a Realtor with Century 21 AllPoints Realty . He has owned and operated a nationally recognized home cleaning service and held past positions in management and customer service for The Tele-Monitor Company in Falls Village, CT, ABB and Konica-Minolta, both in Windsor.
Elliot is also active in the community. He is currently on the Economic Development Commission for the town of Windsor, past board member of the Windsor Chamber of Commerce, and Windsor International Little League volunteer. He holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Columbia College in Hollywood, CA. He has lived in Windsor since 1992 with his wife Heidi and has two daughters, Carly and Sophie.

Dennis R. Bivans
Dennis R. BivansBoard Member
Dennis R. Bivans, Kaiden Shihan, is the Founder and Director of the Budokan International Martial Arts Hall of Fame (BIMAHOF), and the Komushin ryu (R) Jujutsu system, as well as the Personal Empowerment Program (PEP) a Full Force Self Protection Program for Women. A ninth degree Black Belt in Komushin-ryu Jujutsu : Eighth degree Black Belt in Sanuces – ryu Jujutsu. A 1995 inductee into the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame, regional director of it. Developed a program of restraint systems for the State of Connecticut called M.U.S.H.I.N. multiple use system how to intercept and neutralize aggression. He attended Greater Hartford Community College and received a B.S. from Charter Oak College in Farmington, CT. Mr. Bivans joined the WIN-TV Board of Directos in January of 2015. 
Patricia Bruhn
Patricia BruhnBoard Member
A life long resident of Windsor, Patricia graduated from WHS in 1983 and attended Central Connecticut State University obtaining a BS-IT degree in Graphic Design Management, then a BA in Graphic Design. She has an AA from Manchester Community College in Multimedia Studies. She currently owns PEB’s Designs as a freelance creative professional. Patricia is a veteran who served in the CT Air National Guard-USAF as a Warehouse Faculties Specialist. She has been very active in the Greater Hartford community for over 20 years including serving on the Board of Directors for the Greater Hartford Jaycees in various roles including Public Relations Director and has won several awards including CT Jaycee Statesmen. Patricia has volunteered with WIN-TV for the last year as a PA on the Simply Fresh show with Chef Renee.She has maintained an active membership with a national service sorority, Gamma Sigma Sigma since 1987, where she joined the Alpha Nu chapter at Central Connecticut State University. Patricia is a current member of the CT Nutmeg Alumnae Chapter and is serving as the National Marketing Director for Gamma Sigma Sigma on their 32nd National Board of Directors. “It is fun, exciting and fulfilling to volunteer in our local community to help make this a better world for all.”
Michael Daly
Michael DalyBoard Member
Michael has many ties to the Windsor community. He attended Clover Street School growing up and the majority of his family lives in and around Windsor. He was active with the Cirillo Summer Theater for over ten years. Michael works for Konica Minolta Business Solutions located in Windsor. He is a member of the Hole In The Wall theater in New Britain. He is also in the Rude Mechanicals, a local band that plays an eclectic mix of rock music. The band can be seen regularly, at the Whistle Stop Café in Windsor. He is a tech guy by day but settles happily into his musical, theatrical self at most other times. Michael is married to his lovely wife Robin and they have a beautiful one-year old girl named Lyla. The two of them are living in Windsor, spending their days watching their daughter grow up at light speed.
Theresa Harris
Theresa HarrisBoard Member
I have lived in Windsor for over 30 years and I love being a part of this great community.I am the proud mother of 2 wonderful children Lavonne Dominique and William Freeman who both attended Windsor schools. My son William aka Will AKA Bubba has been a substitute teacher in Windsor for many years.
I am a member of St John’s full Gospel Deliverance church in Bloomfield CT where I am a part of the administrator team and the multi media ministry.
I work for Prudential Insurance Co, where I am an Executive Administrative assistant.
I proudly host “Diversity in the Community” featured on WINTV every Monday at 7:00PM. I have recorded more than 40 programs featuring diverse people and topics since volunteering at the station a few years ago.
I love acting and had the opportunity to participate in the play “From the Boat to Obama” at the Bushnell for the 5th year this past May 22, 2014
I love singing and have written many motivational songs which are played on WIHS Radio. I also serve on the Board of Directors for CTALIVE “Connecticut Alliance for Victims of Violence and Their Families.
It has been a pleasure serving on the WIN-TV board of Directors.
David Raney
David RaneyBoard Member
David Raney has lived in Windsor for 31 years and is currently employed at Branford Hall Career Institute, where he teaches health care courses. Prior to joining Branford Hall he was self-employed and worked with long-term care facilities and renal dialysis facilities in Connecticut and other states. He was also a Department Director at Saint Francis Hospital and a Division Director at John Dempsey Hospital and hospitals in Maryland and Illinois.

David is active in the community and is a Board Member of the Hartford Area Cable Advisory Council, a Board member of the Windsor Library, the Greater Hartford Transit District and is a past Chairman of the Windsor Republican Party and past President of the Connecticut Health Information Management Association and Vice President of the Maryland Health Information Management Association.

Mr. Raney has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Management, and Masters Degrees in Business Administration and Health Care Administration.

William Stephenson
William StephensonBoard Member
Bill moved to Windsor from his home town of West Hartford in 1968, and has for years called Windsor his true home town. Building on a Cub and Boy Scout interest in photography, Bill has worked in a portrait photography chain’s laboratory, in retailing (cameras, of course), as Audio-Visual Director for South Catholic High School, Media Specialist for the Capitol Region Education Council, and finally came to the Windsor Board of Education as their Audio-Visual Technician, Stage Manager and TV Studio Manager. When audio-visual became computer-centric, he was the first Network Manager for the school system and continued to work in the IT/MIS area until his retirement in June 2009.

This is Bill’s second time as a member of the WIN Board. An original incorporator of WIN-TV back in 1980, Bill served on the Board for several years, and then took some time off, returning to the Board in 2005. From December 2005 until December 2012, he served as Secretary of WIN-TV. Since 1976, he has been a member of HACTAC (the Hartford Area Cable Television Advisory Council), a state-mandated group serving the interests of cable TV subscribers and Access TV stations.

Theresa Tillett
Theresa TillettBoard Member
Ann Walsh
Ann WalshBoard Member
Ann was born in Worcester, Massachusetts. She married her husband and best friend, Bill, on August 20, 1960. Their first son, Billy, was born in Washington, DC. The small family moved to Connecticut and bought their first home in Windsor in 1964. Seven of their children were born in Windsor and all remain in Connecticut raising Ann and Bill’s 18 grandchildren. Ann ran daycare in their home for 25 years and worked at Scully Motors for nine years. Ann has been an active member of Saint Gabriel’s School for 43 years, Windsor Woman’s Club for 15 years, Mary’s Place for 13 years, has recently been elected to the board of directors of WinTV and is secretary for the newly formed Social Service board. With all her volunteering, Ann is very busy, but always finds time for her family. Many know Ann as the face of Alex’s Lemonade Stand, the pediatric cancer charity. Over the last six years, Ann motivated the Windsor Community to raise over $70,000 for Alex’s Lemonade Stands.