Test 14

Board of Directors

Ron Lagasse, Director (Past President)

RON LAGASSE has been a resident of North Attleborough since marrying his wife Claire in 1965.

He has three children, seven grandchildren, and two great-granddaughters.

Ron retired in 2009 after serving in the disciplines of Finance, Application Data Processing Systems, Material Management, and spending 15 years as the Hockomock Area YMCA Facilities Director.

Lyle Pirnie, Vice President of the Board of Directors

LYLE PIRNIE was born in Bergenfield, NJ in 1946, and graduated for Bergenfield High School in 1964.  In July 1964 he started at the United States Military Academy, West Point NY.  He graduated in June 1968, and was commissioned as an Armor officer in the United States Army.

While in the Army, Lyle served in Vietnam in 1969 and 1970. While in Vietnam, he was awarded a Silver Star, a Bronze Star with “V” and a Purple Heart.  After returning home, Lyle was stationed at Ft. Meade MD for three years.  After leaving the Army, he worked at Corning, Inc. for 11 years; his last job was as Director of Distributor Sales in Corning’s Microelectronics Division.  Lyle left Corning in 1984 to become V.P. of Sales at Sprague Technologies.  He left there in 1992 to become V.P. of Sales at Augat Interconnect, Inc..  When Augat was sold in 1994, Lyle left to become the Director of Logistics for IBM’s Microelectronics Division.  He then left IBM in 2005 to become the Trade Compliance officer and a Lobbyist for Lenovo, Inc.  He left Lenovo in 2008 to start a consulting business, which he then closed in 2014 to begin working for the town of North Attleboro.

In addition to a B.S. in Military Engineering from West Point, Lyle has an MBA from Syracuse University.  Lyle, along with his family have lived in North Attleboro since 1985.  Lyle and his wife, Margot, have three grown sons and one grandchild.

Scott Smith, Treasurer of the Board of Directors

SCOTT SMITH has served as North TV Treasurer since joining the Board of Directors in 2006.  The North Attleborough resident has been a volunteer on numerous boards for non-profits throughout the Attleboro area.  Scott is a graduate of Providence College and is the senior partner of the accounting firm of Collins, Smith & O'Connor, LLP.  He and his wife Lynn are parents of twin boys Kevin and Tim.

Chris Frost, Clerk

CHRIS FROST has been a member of the North TV Board of Directors since 2017 and is currently co-chair of the Programming Committee.

Before joining the North TV board, he served as President of the North Attleborough School Committee.

Chris is the Territory Operations Manager for Schindler Elevator Corporation.  He and his wife Mary are parents of four children: Brianna, Lizzie, Vanessa and Zack.

Gideon Gaudette, President of the Board of Directors

GIDEON GAUDETTE has been a member of the North TV Board of Directors since 2019.

Gideon's background in education and information technology is invaluable to North TV.

He is the former principal of the Allen Avenue and Community schools and  IT director for North Attleborough Public Schools.

Gideon is currently the IT director for the Whitman-Hanson school district.

Former Board Contributors

  • Robert Cote (Incorporator and Past President)
  • Jo Ann Cathcart
  • Albert Elwood
  • John Gutauskas
  • Susan Kummer
  • Patricia Lush (Incorporator)
  • Deborah Marcoux (Past President)
  • David McCarthy
  • Sherry Rhyno (Incorporator and Past President)
  • David Robinson
  • Sandra Spencer
  • Kelly Thibeault
  • William Vandeventer
  • Scott Holcomb
  • Marjorie Kraskouskas (Former BOS Liaison & Past President)
  • Mark Williamson (Former BOS Liaison & Past President)
  • Nathan Bonneau