MCTA Convention May 6-8, 2019
Golden Nugget Casino & Resort
Biloxi, Mississippi  


Hotel Room Information

Room Rate: $89.00++

Rates available May 6, 7, 8 2019.  

Room Block Name: Mississippi Cable Telecommunications Association 

Book Your Room Online

Call 1-800-777-7568 and use Group Code MS Telecommunications Association. 
Room Block Expires on April 13, 2019. Group rate not guaranteed after cut of
f date. 

Please note, the fees charged by the hotel for meeting space, catering, etc. are determined by the use of the block of rooms. We ask all attendees to reserve your room at the host hotel, Margaritaville in our block to help in the overall cost of the convention.

Group Code: Mississippi Cable Telecommunications Association 2019 Annual Conference




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Hotel Room Information
Rates are $89.00 per night
Room Your Room By Phone: 1-800-777-7568; Block Name: Mississippi Cable Telecommunications Association

Book Your Room Online


Highlights for #MississippiShow2019 

WICT Leadership Luncheon
We are continuing our WICT Greater Memphis-Jackson Chapter Leadership Luncheon as a part of this year's #MississippiShow2019. If you are registered for the convention, your fee includes a ticket to the luncheon. 

Breakout Sessions
This year, we are offering technical and customer service breakout sessions on the afternoon of May 8. We hope to attract employees of our operators to attend these educational sessions. These are open to full registered attendees or those registered with a Day Pass. 



May 6 

TIME             Meeting                                                       Location 

4:30 p.m.      MCTA Board Meeting                              Round Island B

6:30 p.m.      Dinner On Your Own                  

9:00 p.m.      Hospitality Suite Opens                         


May 7 

TIME             Meeting                                                       Location 

7 a.m.            Golf Outing                                                  Preserve, Vancleave   

11 a.m.          Registration Opens                                       Grand Ballroom Foyer / Prefunction  

12 p.m.         Cable ONE Managers Meeting                     Horn Island Ballroom   

1:30 p.m.      Speed Networking                                         Ship Island BC 

4 p.m.            Exhibit Hall Opens                                       Ship Island BC  

4:00 p.m.      Silent Auction Opens                                    Ship Island BC

4:30 p.m.      Exhibitors Reception                                    Ship Island BC 
7:30 p.m.      Exhibit Hall Closes                                      Ship Island BC 

7:30 p.m.      Awards Dinner                                              Saltgrass Steakhouse 

9:30 p.m.      Hospitality Suite Opens                         


May 8 

TIME             Meeting                                                      Location

7:30 a.m.      Breakfast Begins                                         Grand Ballroom D, E, F   

8:15 a.m.      Legislative & Regulatory Update                Grand Ballroom D, E, F    

8:45 a.m.      Annual Business Meeting                           Grand Ballroom D, E, F    

9 a.m.            General Session                                          Grand Ballroom D, E, F  

                        Connected Cities – How to Partner To Achieve Success 

                        Robyn Tannehill, Mayor of City of Oxford 

Dane Maxwell, Mayor of Pascagoula, Candidate for Public Service Commission  Southern District  

Charlie Oakes, General Manager Cable ONE Pascagoula 

Moderator: Scott Waller, President & CEO Mississippi Economic Council      

9:45 a.m.      Exhibit Hall Opens                                      Ship Island BC  

10:15 a.m.   Break + Silent Auction                                 Ship Island BC 

10:45 a.m.   General Session                                            Grand Ballroom D, E, F  

                        Featuring Candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor & Attorney General 

11:30 p.m.   Exhibit Hall Closes                                       Ship Island BC 

11:30 a.m.   WICT Leadership Luncheon                        Grand Ballroom A, B, C 

                        Evangeline Parker-Guest    

1:00 p.m.      General Session                                           Cat Island Ballroom   

                        Derby Day Parade 

                        Amanda Box 

1:45 p.m.      Technical Session                                        Ship Island A

                        Damage Prevention 2019 & Beyond 

                        Charles Stalling 

1:45 p.m.      Leadership & Management Session           Cat Island Ballroom  

                        Focus on the Finish Line 

                        Amanda Box 

3:00 p.m.      Session Concludes                                    

6 p.m.            Dinner On Your Own 

9:00 p.m.      Hospitality Suite Open   

Members of the MCTA are the cable companies in the state of Mississippi as well as programming, service and hardware representatives of the cable television networks.


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                          2019 - 2021 BOARD AND OFFICERS



Greg Capranica 


786 Martin Luther King Blvd

Biloxi, MS 39530

Ph. 228.436.1001

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Vice President/President Elect

Rick Ferrall


105 Allison Cove

Oxford, MS 38655

Ph: 662.259.3211 

Fax: 662.236.3593

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Chris Lord 


1613 Nantahala Beach Road

Gulf Breeze, FL 32563

Ph. 850-516-9062

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Drew Cannon


P.O. Box 650

Milan, TN 

Ph. 731-723-9913

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Ronnie Colvin                                                             

Comcast Cable                                                            

5915 I-55 North                                                          

Jackson, MS 39213                                                     

Ph: 601.321.2001                                                       

Email Ronnie Colvin


Tonya Thompson


911 Hwy. 12 W Ste. 202-B

Starkville, MS 39759

Ph: 662.259.3210

Fax: 662.323.1682

Email Tonya Thompson

Pete Nemeth

Comcast Cable

5330 E 65th Street   

Indianapolis, IN 46220

Ph: 317-694-7793

Email Pete Nemeth 

Charlie Oakes 

5110 Machpelah Road

Cable ONE

Pascagoula, MS 39567

Ph. 228-762-8063

Email Charlie Oakes

Donna Chatman

Cable ONE

319 College St. 

Columbus, MS 39701

Ph. 662-328-1786

Email Donna Chatman

Pamela Weaver


5915 I-55 North                                                          

Jackson, MS 39213                                                     

Ph: 601.397.9299  

Email Pamela Weaver   

Brad Ayers

SuddenLink by Altice 

318 Main Street

Greenville, MS 38701

Ph: 347-527-3424

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Tim Gage


755 Battery Ave. SE

Atlanta, GA 30339

Email Tim Gage 

Associate Director

Mark Ronek                                                                      

Fox Cable                                                    

1175 Peachtree St.100Colony Sq. #200                                        

Atlanta, GA 30361                                        

Ph: 404.230.7312

Email Mark Ronek 

Associate Director

Russell Cooper


PO Box 7750

Charlotte, NC 28241

Ph. 803.578.1255

Email Russell Cooper  

Associate Director

Greg Harlan 

PCT International, Inc.

Ph. 480.813.0925 

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Executive Director                                           

Lisa Shoemaker                                              

P.O. Box 55867                                              

Jackson, MS 39296                                         

Ph: 601-981-3646                                          

Cell: 601.613.8518                                         

Email Lisa Shoemaker                                     


MCTA Attorney/Lobbyist

Clifford Thompson 

814 N. President Street

Jackson, MS 39202   

Ph: 601-354-7969    

Fax: 601-352-3896              

Email Clifford Thompson