Board of Trustees & Management

WCNY first signed on the air in 1965. It is a public, non-commercial broadcasting station governed by the Public Broadcasting Council of Central New York, Inc., a non-profit corporation. The Board of Trustees of the Council represents our listeners and viewers, as well as local business, civic organizations, educational and cultural institutions.

Board of Trustees Officers:

Jeffrey B. Scheer, Esq., Chair
Robert J. Daino, President and CEO (Interim)
James C. Burns, CFA, Vice Chair
Thomas Schneider, Treasurer
Evelyn Ingram, Secretary

Trustees

Crystal DeStefano, APR
Robert A. Dracker, M.D.
J. Francis Manning, Ed.D.
Elizabeth R. Martin
Neil A. Rube, Esq.
Shiu-Kai Chin, Ph.D.
Jake Tanksley, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Ronald A. Teplitsky
Jason J. Wallace
Brett Smock
Hanka Grabovica
Vijay Srinivas

Board and Committee Meeting Schedules

In compliance with Section 396 (k) of the Communications Act, The Public Broadcasting Council of Central New York, Inc. (WCNY) maintains an open meeting policy. The public is welcome at all meetings unless the meeting goes into Executive Session (closed). Interested parties wishing to attend should contact the Public Broadcasting Council of Central New York before 4:00 p.m. the previous day by calling (315) 453-2424.

In general, the Board of Trustees meets monthly on the last Tuesday of every month, with the exception of July, August and December, at 8:00 a.m. at 415 West Fayette Street, Syracuse NY.

Board of Trustees Meeting Schedule

  1. July 31, 2018– Special Meeting Called. The Board went into Executive Session to discuss a personnel matter.
  2. August 2018 – No Regular Board Meeting
  3. September 25, 2018
  4. October 30, 2018
  5. November 27, 2018
  6. December 2018 – No Regular Board Meeting
  7. January 29, 2019
  8. February 26, 2019
  9. March 26, 2019
  10. April 30, 2019
  11. May 21, 2019
  12. June 25, 2019

In general, the Finance Committee meets monthly on the third Wednesday of every month, with the exception of August and December, at 4:15 p.m. at 415 West Fayette Street, Syracuse NY.

Finance Committee Meeting Schedule

  1. September 20, 2017
  2. October 18, 2017
  3. November 20, 2017
  4. December 2017 – No Meeting to be Held
  5. January 17, 2018
  6. February 21, 2018
  7. March 21, 2018
  8. April 18, 2018
  9. May 16, 2018
  10. June 20, 2018
  11. July 25, 2018
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