Communications Commission

Oakland Channel 77The Communications Commission is comprised of seven members.  Their primary function is to assist with disseminating information to the citizens of Oakland.  They operate Channel 77 on Cablevision and Channel 45 on FIOS, and broadcast Mayor and Council meetings as well as community events. 

They also publish the Crossroads newsletter for the residents of Oakland and run the community bulletin board on the television and website.

Contact the Oakland Communications Comission


Committee TitleCommissioner
Cable TV CommitteeFred Birks
Newsletter Committee 

Bulletin Board Committee


Website Committee

Ryan Schwertfeger


Anders Hesseler

Borough Council LiaisonEric Kulmala

Oakland Communications Commission

Name Title
Fred Birks Vice-Chairman
Jim Barry
Tim Contrini
Anders Hesseler Secretary
Kerry Thurston
Elizabeth Llorente
Ryan Schwertfeger Chairman