Board of Directors

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

Directors 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.

2019-2020 WBUR Board of Directors and Committee Meeting Dates

Meeting Location: WBUR 890 Commonwealth Avenue, 3rd Floor Boston, MA 02215

Updated 8/22/2019.

July 

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
HR Committee Meeting
9:00am - 11:00am
Meeting closed due to matters relating to individual employees: 47 USC §396(k)(4). 

Monday, July 29, 2019
Governance Committee Meeting
12:00pm - 2:00pm

August

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Strategy & Engagement Committee Meeting
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting closed due to matters relating to individual employees; proprietary information: 47 USC §396(k)(4). 

September

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Finance Committee Meeting
8:00am - 10:00am

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Executive Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Governance Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm

October

Monday, October 7, 2019
Digital & Emerging Platforms Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Board of Directors Meeting
5:30pm - 9:00pm

November

November 6, 2019
Human Capital & Compensation Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Finance Committee Meeting
8:00am - 10:00am

December

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Executive Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Strategy & Engagement Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Monday, December 16, 2019
Governance Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm

January

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Development Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Thursday, January 16, 2020
Digital & Emerging Platforms Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm

February

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Board of Directors Meeting
5:30pm - 9:00pm

March

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Human Capital & Compensation Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Executive Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Finance Committee Meeting
8:00am - 10:00am

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Governance Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Monday, March 30, 2020
Strategy & Engagement Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm

April

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Development Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Digital & Emerging Platforms Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Board of Directors Meeting
5:30pm - 9:00pm

May

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Human Capital & Compensation Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Governance Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Strategy & Engagement Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm

June

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Executive Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Thursday, June 4, 2020
Digital & Emerging Platforms Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Development Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Finance Committee Meeting
8:00am - 10:00am

2019-2020 Members of the WBUR Board of Directors:

  • Paul C. Gannon, Chair, Retired Partner/COO, The Baupost Group, LLC
  • Nancy Benchoff, Vice President, Goldman Sachs
  • Dinah Buechner-Vischer, Founder and President, Lookout Foundation
  • John A. Burgess, Retired Partner, WilmerHale
  • Jonathan G. Davis, CEO/CIO/Founder, The Davis Companies
  • Margaret Boles Fitzgerald, Chair of the Board of Directors, The Henry Luce Foundation
  • Ken Freeman, Dean Emeritus, Boston University Questrom School of Business
  • 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
  • Meghan Verena Joyce, Regional Manager, US and Canada Cities, Uber
  • Kevin H. Kelley, CEO, Ironshore
  • Donna Levin, Executive Director, Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Co-Founder, Care.com, Senior Lecturer Sloan School of Management, MIT
  • Kevin Merida, Senior VP, ESPN
  • 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, Retired 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

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