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
James C. Burns, CFA, Vice Chair
Thomas Schneider, Treasurer
Evelyn Carter, Secretary

Trustees

Crystal DeStefano, APR
Robert A. Dracker, M.D.
Karla Miles Green
Richard Hezel, Ph.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. September 26, 2017
  2. October 24, 2017
  3. November 28, 2017
  4. December 2017 – No Meeting
  5. January 23, 2018
  6. February 27, 2018
  7. March 27, 2018
  8. April 24, 2018
  9. May 22, 2018
  10. June 26, 2018

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. July 25, 2016
  2. September 21, 2016
  3. October 19, 2016
  4. November 16, 2016
  5. January 25, 2017
  6. February 23, 2017
  7. March 22, 2017
  8. April 19, 2017
  9. May 22, 2017 (the May 22nd meeting went into Executive Session to discuss a matter concerning personnel)
  10. June 26, 2017 (the June 26th meeting went into Executive Session to discuss a matter concerning personnel)
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