John King, president and CEO of Vermont Public Television, the statewidepublic television network, has been appointed to two boards. He waselected treasurer and executive committee member of NETA, the NationalEducational Telecommunications Association. NETA is a professionalassociation based in Columbia, S.C., that serves public televisionstations and educational entities. Its mission is to provide qualityprogramming, educational resources, professional development, managementsupport and national representation for its members.King has also been appointed to the Assembly of Overseers ofDartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Hanover, N.H. The overseers act asadvisers to the board of trustees on hospital affairs and customer andcommunity relations.He holds a master’s degree in public administration from HarvardUniversity, a bachelor’s degree from Johnson State College and anassociate’s degree from Champlain College. He and his family live inColchester.
The 10th ITF Futures Tournament ‘Brčko Open 2013’ was opened yesterday in Brčko, reports sportsport.baTennis players ranked 361 and above will participate at the tournament and three tennis players will represent BiH: Ismar Gorčić, Franjo Raspudić and Aleksandar Reljić.In the first round Gorčić will play against Ilija Vučić from Serbia, Raspudić against Ivano Blažević from Croatia and Reljić will play against Michal Schmid from Czech Rep.The tournament is worth 10 000 USD and the sponsor is Brčko District Government.
The cadet basketball team of BiH, led by coach Josip Pandža, traveled to Spain where the World Cup will be played from the 23rd of June to the 3rd of July.Selector Pandža was cautious in his media statements and he did not promise any gold or medals, but he honestly said that their goal is to pass in the quarter-finals, “and for the rest we shall see.”Given the fact that cadets became the champions of Europe last year, they are are now under additional pressure and they promised to do their best to make the nation proud.BiH is in the group with the Dominican Republic, France and South Korea. The first match will be played on Saturday, the 23rd of June, with the Dominican Republic, on the 25th of June with France, and on the 26th of June with South Korea.Colors of BiH in Spain will defend following players: captain Džanan Musa, Sani Čampara, Emir Čerkezović, Adi Alikadić, Aljoša Janković, Drago Cvitanović, Lazar Mutić, Srđan Kočić, Miladin Vlačić, Amer Barukčija, Emir Bačvić, and Vedran Mirković.(Source: nap.ba)