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

James C. Burns, CFA
Crystal DeStefano, APR
Robert A. Dracker, M.D.
Robert J. Daino, Director Emeritus
J. Francis Manning, Ed.D.
Elizabeth R. Martin
Neil A. Rube, Esq.
Shiu-Kai Chin, Ph.D.
Ronald A. Teplitsky
Hanka Grabovica

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 2019 – No Regular Board Meeting
  2. August 2019 – No Regular Board Meeting
  3. September 24, 2019 – The Board went into Executive Session to discuss a personnel matter.
  4. October 29, 2019
  5. November 26, 2019
  6. December 2019 – No Regular Board Meeting
  7. January 28, 2020
  8. February 25, 2020
  9. March 24, 2020
  10. April 28, 2020
  11. May 19, 2020
  12. June 23, 2020

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 2019 – NO MEETING
  2. August 28, 2019
  3. September 18, 2019
  4. October 28, 2019
  5. November 20, 2019
  6. December 2019 – NO MEETING
  7. January 22, 2020
  8. February 19, 2020
  9. March 18, 2020
  10. April 22, 2020
  11. May 18, 2020
  12. June 17, 2020