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.
Jeffrey B. Scheer, Esq., Chair
Vijay Srinivas, Vice Chair
Thomas Schneider, Treasurer
Evelyn Ingram, Secretary
Shiu-Kai Chin, Ph.D.
Robert J. Daino, Director Emeritus
Crystal DeStefano, APR
Robert A. Dracker, M.D.
J. Francis Manning, Ed.D.
Shanelle Benson Reid
Ronald A. Teplitsky
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 meet monthly on the fourth Tuesday of every month – except for July, August, and December – at 8:00 a.m. at 415 West Fayette Street, Syracuse NY.
In general, the Finance Committee meets monthly on the third Wednesday of every month, except for August and December, at 4:15 p.m. at 415 West Fayette Street, Syracuse NY.