Friends of West Virginia Public Broadcasting

The Friends of West Virginia Public Broadcasting, Inc., a charitable 501(c)(3) organization, is chartered to support West Virginia Public Radio and West Virginia PBS. Every individual contribution entitles the donor to membership in the Friends.

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

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 Friends Board oversees the use of all donated funds.

The Current Board of Directors includes:

Bonnie Brown, South Charleston; Chair
Susan C. Hogan, Wheeling; Vice Chair
Peter L. Staffel, Bethany; Secretary
Robert "Bob" Baker, Beckley; Treasurer
Mark Bolton, Buckhannon
Victoria Barrett, Hedgesville
Kimberly Burgess, Charleston
Dr. Betty Cleckley, Huntington
Dr. Sue Core, Elkins
Larry Davis, Lewisburg
Nancy Douglas, Charleston
Michael Farris, Beckley
Carole Garrison, Ona
Betty Ireland, Charleston
Dennis Kennedy, Rockport
Michael Kline, Buckhannon
Jason Koegler, Wheeling
Susan Landis, Daniels
Dr. William Neal, Morgantown
Dr. James Owston, Beckley; At-Large Member
Phil Parlock, Huntington
Shana Phares, Morgantown
John Porter, Charleston
Mary Ann Reed, Morgantown
Anna Lee Riddle, Weston
Natalie Sal, Morgantown
Jane Saluta, Charleston
Dr. Bruce Stevens, Petersburg
Joseph Strechay, Huntington

The 2014 Friends of WV Public Broadcasting meeting schedule & current Friends of WV Public Broadcasting IRS Form 990: