.PITTSFIELD -- Karen Zink and Kim Noltemy have joined the board of directors of the Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative, while Jeffrey L. Diamond, and Jay Ignaszewski will join BFMC's advisory board.

Zink has worked at the Berkshire Gas Co. since 1981, and has been the company's president, treasurer and chief operating officer since 2004. A board member of both 1Berkshire and the Berkshire Chamber of Commerce, Zink holds a bachelor's degree in finance from Central Connecticut State University and an MBA from Western New England College.

Noltemy is the chief marketing and communications Officer for the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops and Tanglewood. She began working at the BSO as the marketing manager in 1996 and was promoted to her current position in 1998. Prior to joining the BSO, Noltemy was the international marketing manager for the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism. Kim has served on the board of directors of the Central Square Theater, Discovering Justice and the Berkshire Visitors Bureau.

Diamond is an award-winning journalist who created and supervised production of "Dateline NBC" in the

early 1990s, and has close to 40 years of experience in television news. He is a freelance writer, producer, director and aspiring novelist. He is currently executive producer of Diamond Media, LLC, an independent consulting firm specializing in program development. Diamond is also an active member of the board of trustees of the Austin Riggs Center in Stockbridge.

Ignaszewski is an award-winning production and post-production specialist, producer and editor. He currently serves as the regional territory manager for the Northeast for AJA Video systems and teaches part time at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Past experience includes production and editing work at Mass.Illusion and The Trumbull Co. during the early to mid 1990s.