GATe Board of Directors
Get to know the people behind GATe
Frank Gervasi, President
Frank joined the Board in 2016 and after serving as treasurer and vice-president, was elected president in 2019. Frank is also very involved in the Utopia Film
Festival Committee. He serves other Greenbelt organizations as well, including
the New Deal Café and the Old Greenbelt Theatre. His goal is to produce quality
video productions of events relevant to the Greenbelt community.
Robert C. Zugby, Vice-President
Bob served as president of the GATe Board since the inception of the organization in 1986. He now serves as vice-president and is the chair of GATe's administrative committee.
René Sewell Raysor, Treasurer
René joined the Board in 2017 and served as the board's secretary for one year before being elected treasurer. René is committed to public access television as a local people-driven town
square for the exchange of ideas.
Konrad Herling, Secretary/Council Appointee
Konrad served as a GATe Board member for many years before he was elected
to the Greenbelt City Council (2003–2017) and appointed the GATe Council
Liaison. Konrad is the chair of GATe’s Marketing Committee. He is also a
member of the Prince George's County Arts & Humanities Council, and in 2018
he was appointed their treasurer.
Rev. Ray Raysor
Rev. Ray joined the Board in 2017. He works as an advocate for the often overlooked and underserved communities of disability and aging.
Claude has been a member of GATe since 2011 and joined the Board in 2015.
He is the chair of GATe’s Communications Committee. He has been part of the
Utopia Film Festival Committee since 2017.
Debbie joined the Board in 2016. She has served as staff for Utopia Film Festival
since 2014 and presently is the chairperson of GATe’s Utopia Film Festival
Committee. She is also a member of GATe’s Communication Committee.
Maria Silvia Miller
Maria Silvia joined the Board in 2018. She has 54 years of experience in stage theater,
television, and radio commercials. Maria Silvia has held positions as elected
public official, legislative aide, and political campaign manager. She has worked
on numerous documentaries as a narrator.