Board of Directors
Jim Graduated from Emerson College with a BS in 1989. He first started his career in front of the camera as an actor and model for over 15 years. During this time he wrote and directed theater productions, taught acting for stage and television for a non-profit organization, the Performing Arts Center of Metro West. Jim was hired as the 1st Theater Coordinator for the Performing Arts Center. He then went on to create a summer theater program at Wayland's summer camp called Pegasus. This is where Jim got started working as a Producer at the Wayland Station. Jim then had an opportunity to take over the job running the studio as Station Manager here in Wayland and was eventually promoted to Executive Director of WayCAM.
Mark graduated from Umass Amherst with a BA in Communication in 2012. While at Umass, Mark held internships with both NBC Boston and Amherst Media, Amherst's Public Access Station. A Wayland High School Graduate, Mark took many classes with Jim Mullane at the old WayCAM studio. He also worked with Jim at Pegasus in the Television Department.
Studio Production Assistant
Ryan graduated from The Connecticut School of Broadcasting (Newton campus) in 2018. He then held a broadcast journalism internship at NewTV, Newton’s public access TV station, and started working at WayCAM in 2019. Ryan can be found setting up and filming Wayland’s public and educational events including Wayland High School sporting events, school concerts, in-studio programs and other events around town.
Alan has lived in Wayland since 1994. After serving in the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Utilities Division as an Assistant Attorney General and Division Chief, he returned to the private sector, where he has specialized in energy, telecommunications and cable law on behalf of private and public sector clients. His prior experience has included cable franchise renewals and public access programming issues. Alan currently works part-time as an Assistant City Solicitor for the City of Newton, where he
handles energy, communications and cable-related matters, and maintains a private practice.
Active in the Wayland community since 1984, Connie Burgess joined WayCAM's board in 2013. Her professional background is in the communications field. For 20 years, she has been Communications Coordinator/Media Specialist for Wayland School Community Programs (WSCP). Connie is treasurer of WayCo Amateur Sports Development, Inc., a Wayland-based nonprofit providing recreational and leadership opportunities to around 150 Wayland youth.
Through her WSCP position, Connie has introduced many students to the excitement of television production. As a WayCAM board member, her hope is to increase community participation among Wayland's adult residents. Her ultimate goal is to see more facets of Wayland's rich community life reflected in WayCAM's weekly schedule and to be sure that programming mirrors Wayland's changing demographics.
Prior to moving to Wayland in 1999, Jonathan's career started at KBPI-FM in Denver as an engineer's assistant. During that time, an internship at Rocky Mountain Public Television (KRMA-TV) led to a job as a master control and tape room operator. Concurrently, he was also a MC operator at Jones Intercable and an engineer at Denver Uplink. Next up was a position in Durham NC at WTVD-TV (ABC affiliate) as a photographer. 2 years later, Jon moved to Boise and accepted a position at KTVB-TV (NBC affiliate) where he was an audio tech, graphics operator, technical director and news director.
Currently, Jon is a computer network engineer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, with an emphasis on IPTV, physical security, video and cable television systems. He is also currently Chief Engineer at Dean College Telecom/WGAO-FM, where he has completely the renovated the television and radio facilities, transitioning to high definition video production, digital editing and IP based media storage. WGAO also gained an automation system and a 24 track-recording studio.
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