Board of Overseers

The WBUR Board of Overseers is comprised of members dedicated to supporting and advancing the mission of the station. Members of the Board volunteer their time, resources, and expertise in working with the senior leadership of WBUR to advance the sustainable future of WBUR, stewarding its resources and furthering its reputation.

Overseers are selected on the basis of their individual interests, special expertise, vision, dedication to the advancement of the station, fundraising capability and willingness to participate in WBUR special events, cultivation efforts and fundraising activities.

Meetings are held at the station, located at 890 Commonwealth Ave, Third Floor, in the event room.  The 2018-2019 Board and Committee meeting schedule is as follows:

September

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Community Committee Meeting
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Monday, September 17, 2018
Content Committee Meeting
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Monday, September 24, 2018
Revenue Committee Meeting
6:00pm - 8:00pm

October

Thursday October 11, 2018
Digital Committee Meeting
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Board of Overseers Meeting
5:30pm - 9:00pm

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Content Committee Meeting
6:00pm - 8:00pm

November

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Revenue Committee Meeting
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Digital Committee Meeting
6:00pm - 8:00pm

December

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Community Committee Meeting
6:00pm - 8:00pm

January

Monday, January 14, 2019
Board of Overseers Meeting
5:30pm - 9:00pm

February

Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019
Community Committee Meeting
6:00pm - 8:00pm

March

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Revenue Committee Meeting
6:00pm - 8:00pm

April

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Content Committee Meeting
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Digital Committee Meeting
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Board of Overseers Meeting
5:30pm - 9:00pm

2018-2019 Members of the WBUR Board of Overseers:

  • Paul C. Gannon, Chair, Retired Partner/COO, The Baupost Group, LLC
  • Nancy Benchoff, Vice President, Goldman Sachs
  • James L. Bildner, CEO, The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation
  • Bonny Boatman, Former Managing Director, Bank of America
  • Dinah Buechner-Vischer, Founder and President, Lookout Foundation
  • John A. Burgess, Retired Partner, WilmerHale
  • William P. Collatos, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Spectrum Equity
  • Jonathan G. Davis, CEO/CIO/Founder, The Davis Companies
  • Margaret Boles Fitzgerald, Chair of the Board of Directors, The Henry Luce Foundation
  • Cheryl Forté, Retired President, Orville W. Forté Foundation
  • David Fubini, Emeritus Director, McKinsey & Company and Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School
  • Michael D. Goldstein, President/CEO, Empire Collateral Loan
  • Perrin M. Grayson, Former Communications Lawyer, American General Media, Time Life Films Inc., WQED-TV
  • Clinton P. Harris, Retired Founder and Senior Advisor, Grove Street Advisors, LLC
  • Robert J. Hildreth, Founder, IBS, Inc, Founder and Chair of the Board of Directors, Inversant
  • Meghan V. Joyce, Regional Manager, US and Canada Cities, Uber
  • Kevin H. Kelley, CEO, Ironshore
  • Donna Levin, Co-Founder, Care.com, Entrepreneur in Residence, MIT, Lecturer Sloan School of Management, MIT
  • Deane McCraith, Retired Professor, Boston University
  • Ron O’Hanley, President/CEO, State Street Global Advisors
  • Doug G. Rauch, Former CEO, Trader Joe's, CEO, Conscious Capitalism, Founder/President, The Daily Table
  • Tedd R. Saunders, President, EcoLogical Solutions Inc, Co-Owner/EVP Environmental Affairs, The Saunders Hotel Group
  • Elizabeth Shelburne, Journalist/Writer
  • Peter Smyth, CEO, Greater Media, Inc.
  • Richard J. Snyder, Esq., Counsel, Duane Morris LLP
  • Jack Sommers, CFA, IR+M Income Research + Management
  • Fredericka Stevenson, Founding Board Chair, Summer Search Boston
  • Howard Stevenson, Professor Emeritus, Harvard Business School, Co-Founder, Baupost
  • Cathleen D. Stone, Former Partner, Foley, Hoag, LLP
  • Corey Thomas, President/CEO, Rapid7
  • Michael J. Zak, Partner, Charles River Venture

 

Support the news