To meet state requirements of a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, PACTV is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who meet throughout the year to oversee the management of the organization and the work performed by the full-time Executive Director. This diverse group of volunteers has fiduciary responsibility for the business and the direct supervision, and evaluation of the Executive Director’s performance. To contact the PACTV Board of Directors please send a letter to: PACTV, 4 Collins Avenue, Plymouth MA 02360 or email Gary Gumpright, President of the PACTV Board of Directors.
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Gary is a retired from the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA). DCMA is the Department of Defense (DoD) component that works directly with Defense contractors to ensure that DoD, Federal, and allied government supplies and services are delivered on time, at projected cost, and meet all performance requirements. He traveled worldwide evaluating contractor software engineering processes. Gary was also the Agency authority and developer of software acquisition policy, and an internal auditor of Agency compliance. He served as Director of the DCMA Software Engineering and Acquisition Management Center in his last years with the Agency. Gary is also a US Navy Vietnam era veteran.
He has been involved with PACTV Board activities since 2012 and has led Strategic Planning activities, updated Articles of the Corporation and By-Laws, and is actively involved with the Personnel Committee. Gary is a resident of Pembroke and a Eucharistic Minister at Saint Thecla’s Parish.
Shelagh is serving her second term as a member of Plymouth’s Select Board. She was elected in 2016 and re-elected in 2019. Shelagh served for years as a member of the town’s Advisory and Finance committee before she was elected to the Select Board. She was also elected a town meeting member for multiple terms representing various precincts in Plymouth.
Shelagh’s 40 year business career has been in healthcare information technology. Previous positions include being the director of information systems at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth for thirteen years and then for five years at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. For three years Shelagh was an engagement manager providing consulting services to multiple large hospitals and physician groups around the country. Presently she is in her 20th year of service, having directed and managed many successful information system initiatives and transitions at MIT Medical.
Shelagh is on the Board of Directors and has the position of Treasurer of the Massachusetts Health Data Consortium. From 2011-2016 she was an adjunct professor at Suffolk University teaching in the Masters in Business and Health Administration programs. She also served on Lasell University’s Board of Trustees for three years.
Shelagh earned multiple degrees at Suffolk University in Boston - she graduated cum laude with a Bachelors in Business Management and a Masters in Business Administration.
Shelagh and her husband Keven have been proud residents of the Pinehills and Plymouth since 2003. They have been happily married for over 30 years.
Deborah Wall has been Director of the Pembroke Public Library and a Pembroke town resident since 2001. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University and received her Master of Library Science and Information degree from Simmons College. Deborah has served on the Board of the SAILS Library Network and worked on countless committees, most recently the Pembroke 300th Committee.
In 2007, Deborah took over the management of the town website because of her concern for public access to information. She also manages the Library’s website, and its social network pages as well. Being on the board of PACTV “is just a natural fit.” Her other passions include her dogs and photography and she is looking forward to learning videography.
Deborah knows that the freedom of information, in print, online, and through public access television, is vital for an informed society. She is excited for what the partnership between Pembroke and PACTV provides for the town residents. Deborah was elected Treasurer to the PACTV Board of Directors in April of 2016.
Leslie is a psychotherapist (LMHC) in private practice in Pembroke, MA. She has been in practice for 13 years and has extensive training in anxiety, depression and behavioral addiction. Leslie recently accepted a regular role as a psychology expert for PACTV Community News and speaks at public forums on a regular basis.
Prior to being a psychotherapist, Leslie spend 13 years working for corporations and at her last job worked in IBM's marketing department.
Leslie has her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA and undergraduate degrees in Communication Arts and Theology from Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, MA.
Leslie lives in Duxbury with her two children and two-year-old rescue pup. In her free time, she enjoys doing pottery/sculpting, volunteer work, traveling and music.
Darin Colucci has been a successful trial attorney for over 25 years often representing plaintiffs in high profile cases. Darin has been recognized by Newsweek.com as one of the Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys in the country, Thompson Reuters as a “Super Lawyer”, the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys – Top Ten Attorney Award, and the National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Trial Lawyers. He is a graduate of Bucknell University and a cum laude graduate of Suffolk University Law School where he was a staff member and editor of the law review. He is a founding partner in the law firm of Colucci, Colucci, Marcus & Flavin located in Milton and Boston.
Darin is also the author of the book: Everything I Never Learned in School: A Guide to Success which won a 2017 Eric Hoffer award in the category of self-help. In addition, he’s lectured extensively regarding the book and its overriding message of honesty, integrity and positivity in business.
A native of Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, Darin has made his home in Massachusetts for over 30 years, currently residing in Duxbury, along with his wife, Lorna and their son, Jackson.
Mathew J. Muratore
Mathew Muratore, State Representative for the First Plymouth District, is in his fourth term in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He was first elected to the House in November 2014. He was a Plymouth Selectman from May 2010-January 2015 and served as Chairman of the Board from 2012-2014.
Rep. Muratore serves on the House and Joint Committee on Ways and Means and on the Joint Committees of Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development, as ranking minority member; Health Care Financing, as assistant ranking minority member; and on Municipalities and Regional Government, as ranking minority member. He served as a member of the: WorkAbility subcommittee of the Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities, Ocean Acidification commission, and Skilled Nursing Facility Task Force. He is currently serving on the Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force, Executive Committee of the Plymouth County Anti-Trafficking Task Force, Executive office of Elder Affairs Citizens Advisory Committee, Ocean Advisory Commission, and the Northeast Fire Protection Commissions.
In 2017, Rep. Muratore received the Legislator of the Year Award from the Arc of Greater Plymouth and the Champion of Tourism Award from the Massachusetts tourism community. In 2018 he received To the Moon and Back Sam’s Award for his work with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and in 2019 he received Legislator of the Year Award from MassAccess.
A Plymouth resident since 2001, Matt grew up on the South Shore and graduated from Cardinal Spellman High School. He is a graduate of Northeastern University with a degree in Business Management. Beginning his career as a nursing home administrator in 1991, Matt was the Administrator at Plymouth Rehabilitation and Health Care Center from 2003-January 2015 and is a member of the Massachusetts Senior Care Association. He is also co-owner and operator of Crayon College in Plymouth, Kingston, and Bourne. He runs a health care consulting company specializing in elder care.
Matt is active in various community organizations including Rotary (Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International), Plymouth Youth Development Collaborative, Knights of Columbus, the Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce, Plymouth Regional Economic Foundation, and the Plymouth Networking Group for Seniors. Matt serves on the PACTV Board of Directors and is a member of the BIDLH-Plymouth Advisory Board.
Prior to his election to the Board of Selectmen, Matt was a member of the Advisory and Finance Committee and was Board Member and Chairman of the Plymouth Council on Aging. Matt has six daughters, and his wife Kristin is a local attorney.
The First Plymouth District comprises Precincts 2-8, 10, 12, 14 & 15 in Plymouth.