BATV Board Members

Alan Wolff, President of the Board of Directors and Batavia City Council Representative.

Currently serving as BATV Board President, Alan is the Batavia City Council representative on the Board since 2005.  He is an involved volunteer with the production of both Football and Basketball broadcasts, volunteering for over 10 season of broadcast commentary.  He is also proud to have been involved with many technology upgrades over his time on the board-including PTZ camera installation at City hall, wiring of both Bulldog football stadium and BHS gym for live broadcasts, working with staff and BPS 101 for the newly revamped studio and control room, the HD upgrades/web casting opportunities and re-branding BATV. Looking to the future he plans to work with the BATV Board and Staff to provide high quality programming and access & information to the public thru ALL of BATV’s media outlets. Making -Your Voice, Your Vision, Your Community !

Steven Allen, Vice President

Steve Allen, Vice President of the Board of Directors. Technology Committee Head and At Large Member.

Dave Lundborg,  Secretary of the Board of Directors and At Large Member.

A resident of Batavia since 1990 and a Tri-Cities native, Mr. Lundborg has been a volunteer at BATV since 2006, serving as the play-by-play voice of Bulldog sports for over 200 contests.  Dave has a project management background in the telecom industry.  Dave feels that BATV is an important communications tool that helps keep Batavians informed and up to date on news and events that affect them.  Despite considerable growth, Batavia has been able to maintain its small town feel and he feels BATV plays a key role in this.

Kelly Hauge, Batavia Park District Representative

Kelly is the Marketing and Communications Coordinator at the Batavia Park District. Kelly earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Business Administration from Aurora University in 2017 and served as the President of AU’s nationally ranked American Marketing Association (AMA). Although new to the Batavia area, Kelly looks forward to bringing new ideas and marketing campaigns to the BATV board and marketing committee to continue providing the community with the high-quality programming they have come to expect and enjoy.

Brad Newkirk, Batavia School Board Representative

Dr. Brad Newkirk is the Chief Academic Officer at Batavia Public School District 101 where he provides leadership for all aspects of the District’s instructional program, including academic standards, instructional quality, school culture, use of data, and professional development. Prior to his current position, Dr. Newkirk was the Associate Principal at Batavia High School and an English teacher. A resident of Batavia and BPS101 parent, Dr. Newkirk is looking forward to using his leadership and management skills to help shape the future of BATV. 

Steven Allen, Vice President

Patricia Leonard, Batavia Public Library Representative

Stephan Perrault,  At Large Member

Stephan Perrault is owner of Wellspring Creative Communications, a creative services agency based in Geneva, Illinois.  Beyond the extensive production experience of advertising photo/video that Wellspring performs for its clients, Mr. Perrault’s experience includes syndicated television, as well as film and nonfiction writing.

Steven Allen, Vice President

Pamela Wicks ED.d,  At Large Member & Treasurer of the Board of Directors

Sophie Chahmirzadi,  Batavia High School Student Representative.

A student at Batavia High school and member of the board since 2017, Sophie is the student representative. She is involved in many programs produced by BATV such as an anchor of Its News To Me, sideline reporter for BHS football games, and producer and co-host of After the Bell. Sophie is extremely happy to be able to be so involved at BATV and hopes that other students and young adults in the area will get involved in the amazing opportunities that BATV has to offer!

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