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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the governance body of BASKnickerbocker Inc. in accordance to the company's bylaws. The board's membership is comprised of management and outside directors who have experience in executive leadership and corporate relations. The board provides management advisement on the direction of the company as well as provides a check

The board meets at least twice a year in the fall and the spring.

Independent Directors: Truchan, Lanterman, Ziegelstein, Pasquill, Cheung, Salley
Non-Independent Directors: Sims, Bonilla, Alindato, Fazio, Cohen

Executive Committee

Daniel Truchan III (chair)
Prudential Douglas Elliman, Holbrook, N.Y. (independent director)

Mr. Truchan was named Chairman in May 2009.

Dustin G. Lanterman (vice chair)
Eastern Industries, Chemung, N.Y. (independent director)

Mr. Lanterman was named Vice Chairman in December 2009.

Antwuan M. Sims (treasurer)
Riverfront Cinemas of Albany, Albany, N.Y.

Mr. Sims was named Treasurer in June 2009.

Andrew Ziegelstein (administrative vice chair)
New York City Department of Education, New York, N.Y. (independent director)

Mr. Ziegelstein was named Administrative Vice Chairman in December 2010.

Joseph M. Bonilla Jr.
BASKnickerbocker Inc., Albany, N.Y.

Mr. Bonilla is the chief executive officer of BASKnickerbocker Inc.

Joseph A. Alindato
Time Warner Cable, Albany, N.Y.

Mr. Alindato is a co-founder of BASKnickerbocker Inc.

Richard A. Fazio
BASKnickerbocker Inc., Albany, N.Y.

Mr. Fazio is the chief operating officer of BASKnickerbocker Inc.

Anton Pasquill
Hudson River Coffee House LLC, Albany, N.Y. (independent director)

Mr. Pasquill is the owner of Hudson River Coffee House LLC.

Jacquelyn M. Cohen
BASKnickerbocker Inc., Queens, N.Y.

Ms. Cohen is the senior vice president of news and digital content of BASKnickerbocker Inc.

Katrina Cheung
Beyu Apparel LLC, Galloway, N.J. (independent director)

Ms. Cheung is the chief operating officer of Beyu Apparel LLC.

Christopher M. Salley
University at Albany, Albany, N.Y. (independent director)

Mr. Salley is the vice president of the Student Association of the State University of New York at Albany, Inc.



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