Third Wave Television projects are led by its six women
producers, each of whom brings a unique perspective to bear on any given
project. Their backgrounds include careers in education, publishing, graphic
arts, corporate management, community and public service, and network television.
Third Wave combines the experience of more than 50 years of collective effort
in empowering women through feminist activism and now five years in broadcast
and video communications.
Miram R. Buckland. As a teacher, she was a National Awards winner for teaching science. Since her retirement, she has served as a school consultant in the Ukraine, Australia and New Zealand. She is a published author of many magazine articles and a book, "Land and Sea Lab". She is a consultant to textbook publishers. Miram served on the state Board of the American Association of University Women (AAUW).
Carolyn S. Hopley, President. Long active in working to achieve equality for women and girls, Carolyn served as president of Connecticut National Organization for Women (NOW) and as co-president of Connecticut Coalition for Choice. She is a founder of Greenwich Girls Inc. and served as president of its Board. She is a board member of IMPACT, a women's political action committee. Her attendance at the 4th UN World Conference on Women, the NGO Conference, resulted in the formation of Third Wave Television.
Coline Jenkins-Sahlin. Coline's major focus is to promote the status of women. Her work with national women's organizations culminated in the successful campaign to place the marble statue of the early suffragists in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, D.C. She holds elective office in the Town of Greenwich Representative Town Meeting. Her business is the acquisition and management of real estate.
Peggy Kavounas, Treasurer. Peggy has a strong interest in women's history and a commitment to education. She has served as local president of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and has chaired the Connecticut AAUW Educational Foundation. Peggy has served on the Greenwich Board of Education and is current president of Girls Inc of Greenwich.
Amy Butkus Mooney, Secretary and Executive Producer. Since 1984, Amy has been creating and producing broadcast television. She has produced for CBS News, CNN, public television, and has done corporate videos. Among her community activities, she has served on the Board of the League of Women Voters. She is co-founder of an after-school program for at-risk children and currently serves as volunteer coordinator for a community soup kitchen.
Irene Senter. Irene is a writer, graphic artist and activist who promotes equality for women. She produces monthly newsletters for organizations such as NOW and the American Association for University Women (AAUW), and she also works on publications and materials for other organizations. Irene has served as co-president of the Connecticut Coalition for Choice, legislative vice-president of Connecticut NOW, and as a policy consultant on projects throughout the state of Connecticut.