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

Vijay Srinivas, Vice Chair

Thomas Schneider, Treasurer

Evelyn Ingram, Secretary

Trustees

Shiu-Kai Chin, Ph.D.

Robert J. Daino, Director Emeritus

Crystal DeStefano, APR

Robert A. Dracker, M.D.

Hanka Grabovica

Michael Humphrey

J. Francis Manning, Ed.D.

Marc Nichols

Deryn Pomeroy

Shanelle Benson Reid

Francisco Suarez

Ronald A. Teplitsky

Colleen Viggiano

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 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.

Board of Trustees Meeting Schedule

  1. July 2020 – No Regular Board Meeting
  2. August 2020 – No Regular Board Meeting
  3. September 29, 2020
  4. October 27, 2020
  5. November 17, 2020
  6. December 2020 – No Regular Board Meeting
  7. January 26, 2021
  8. February 23, 2021
  9. March 23, 2021
  10. April 27, 2021
  11. May 25, 2021
  12. June 22, 2021

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.

Finance Committee Meeting Schedule

  1. July 29, 2020 – This meeting will be held by conference only due to the COVID-19 virus situation.
  2. August 19, 2020
  3. September 23, 2020
  4. October 21, 2020
  5. November 16, 2020
  6. December 2020 – No Meeting
  7. January 20, 2021
  8. February 17, 2021
  9. March 17, 2021
  10. April 21, 2021
  11. May 19, 2021
  12. June 16, 2021