Friends of West Virginia Public Broadcasting

The Friends of West Virginia Public Broadcasting, Inc., a charitable 501(c)(3) organization, supports West Virginia Public Broadcasting's quality services in education, news and public affairs, emergency services and economic development.

The Friends solicit and manage membership donations on behalf of West Virginia Public Broadcasting.

Every individual contribution entitles the donor to membership in the Friends.

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Upcoming Meetings:

  • September 7, 2016, 12:30 p.m.

Learn more about each board member and stay informed about events and activities that support West Virginia Public Broadcasting.

Friends board members serve as WVPB ambassadors to their communities. Directors are elected annually and represent the communities of West Virginia Public Broadcasting's radio and television locations. Each Director serves a three-year term, attends quarterly meetings, and acts as an ambassador on behalf of public broadcasting in their community. Additionally, there are five at-large Directors appointed by the Board of Directors.

The Current Board of Directors includes:

Susan C. Hogan, Wheeling;  Chair

Dr. Carole Garrison, Ona; Secretary

Robert "Bob" Baker, Beckley; Vice-Chair

Shana Phares, Morgantown; Treasurer

Dr. Sarah Beasley, Princeton

Ernest Blevins, Charleston

Mark Bolton, Buckhannon

Bonnie Brown, Charleston

Brenda Brum, Parkersburg

Dr. Kimberley Burgess, Charleston

Thomas Epling, Cass

Michael Farris, Beckley

Gairold Flynn, Huntington

Brian Gallagher, Huntington

Jack Kelly, Berkeley Springs

Dennis Kennedy, Rockport

Jason Koegler, Wheeling

Susan Landis, Daniels

Charlene Marshall, Morgantown

Cecelia Mason, Martinsburg

Michael Moore, Ona

Dr. William Neal, Morgantown

Karen Rice, Martinsburg

Jane Saluta, Charleston

Peter Staffel, Bethany

Dr. Bruce Stevens, Petersburg

Eric Waggoner, Buckhannon

The 2015-16 Friends of WV Public Broadcasting meeting schedule & current Friends of WV Public Broadcasting IRS Form 990: