Board of Directors

The WQED Multimedia Board of Directors is a volunteer group of people from the community who set the mission and strategic direction of WQED.

The Board is composed of no fewer than 20 and no more than 31 members, all of whom are elected at the Annual Meeting and represent the WQED viewing area.

The Board meets four times a year, with a combined meeting with the Community Advisory Board (CAB) at the annual meeting.

  • December 7, 2017, 5pm
  • March 15, 2018, 5pm
  • June 21, 2018, 5pm
  • September 27, 2018, 6pm – Annual Meeting

The Board has six standing committees which meet throughout the year:

  • Executive and Corporate Planning
  • Content and Distribution
  • Finance, Business and Operations
  • Audit
  • Governance
  • Development

All board and committee meetings of WQED are open to the public. They are held in the Hillman Conference Room at WQED, 4802 Fifth Avenue, Oakland.

FY2017 Schedule

Thursday, September 29, 2016 6:00 pm ANNUAL MEETING
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5:00 – 7:00 pm ORIENTATION for new Board members
Thursday, October 27, 2016 – 8:00 am Finance, Business & Operations

Thursday, November 17, 2016 – 2:00 pm

COMMITTEE DAY

Friday Nov 4 & Saturday Nov 5 BOARD RETREAT
Thursday, December 15, 2016 – 5:00 pm

WINTER BOARD MEETING

Thursday, January 26, 2017 – 8:00 am Operations
Thursday, February 9, 2017 – 8:00 am Development Committee
Thursday, February 23, 2017 – 2:00 pm

COMMITTEE DAY

Thursday, March 9, 2017 – 4:00 pm Finance, Business & Operations Committee
Thursday, March 30, 2017 – 5:00 pm SPRING BOARD MEETING
Thursday, April 27, 2017 – 8:00 am Operations Meeting
Thursday, May 25, 2017 – 2:00 pm

COMMITTEE DAY

Thursday, June 22, 2017 – 5:00 pm SUMMER BOARD MEETING
July & August  2017 Meetings scheduled as needed
Thursday, September 7, 2017 2:00 pm

COMMITTEE DAY

TBD, September Audit Committee Planning Meeting

Thursday, September 28, 2017 – 6:00 pm

ANNUAL MEETING

COMMITTEE DAY SCHEDULE:

2:00 Development Committee or Audit Committee as needed

3:00 Governance Committee

4:00 Content & Distribution Committee

5:00 Finance, Business & Operations

6:00 Executive Committee if needed

Community Advisory Board Meetings

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Board Members

Tom McGough, Chair

Deborah L. Acklin

Georgia Berner

Marcela Bohm-Velez

Nancy Bromall Barry

Debra L. Caplan

Mary Ann Dunham

Joy Evans

Christine Fulton

Josh Knauer

Jason Lange

Joe Manich

Robert McCutcheon

Max F. Miller

Gail Novak Mosites

Carl Moulton

Mildred S. Myers

Cassandra Pan

Conor Platt

James Singer

Frances Stewart

David Thuma

Caroline West

 

WQED Officers

Chair - Tom McGough

President and Chief Executive Officer - Deborah L. Acklin

Vice Chair and Secretary -  Mildred S. Myers

Vice Chair and Treasurer - Nancy Bromall Barry

Vice Chair - James Singer

Community Advisory Board

Alison Wolfson, Chair

Robert Aber

Albert Abramovic

Gisele Barreto Fetterman

Michael Bielski

Gina Blackburn

Paul Block

Nicholas Cafardi

Kim Cauley Eckel

Betty Cruz

Marlon Ferguson

Timothy Flynn

Michelle Gerwick

Michael Grzesiak

Nancy Hines

Paul Homick

Jan Jones

Kelly Kochamba Wesolosky

Linda McCaulley

Suzi Neft

Karlye Rowles

LaWana Simmons

Mell Steven-Cosnek

Susan Stuart

Sarah Thurston

Kristopher Veenis

Robyn Vittek