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

Victoria Barrett, Hedgesville

Mark Bolton, Buckhannon

Brenda Brum, Parkersburg

Kimberly Burgess, Charleston

Dr. Sue Core, Elkins

Larry Davis, Lewisburg

Nancy Douglas, Charleston

Michael Farris, Beckley

Carole Garrison, Ona

Jack Kelly, Berkeley Springs

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

Maryanne Reed, Morgantown

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: