Tuesday, 19 November 2013 16:15

Board of Trustees and Meeting Schedule



William G. Gisel, Jr.
Robert M. Greene, Esq.
Kevin T. Keane
Mary Ann Lauricella
Dennis M. Penman
Sue M. Wardynski


Chair: Brian E. Keating
Vice Chair: Karen Arrison
Secretary: Timothy W. Hoover
Treasurer: Michael Winter


Karen Arrison
Tricia Barrett
Donald K. Boswell
Barry Brandon
David K. Chamberlain
Stephen C. Dunnett, Ph.D.
Michael Giaquinto
Philip L. Glick, M.D.
Timothy W. Hoover
Maureen O. Hurley
Brian E. Keating
Tae K. Kim
Britta L. McKenna
David O'Rourke, Ph.D.
Theresa E. Quinn
John Reinhold
Michael A. Rivera
Kathleen Rizzo Young
Mary Rech Rockwell
Joseph V. Saffire
Michael Winter


Susan Barlow
Steve Bell
Gary Brice
Fred Bristol
David Hahn-Baker
Cindy Kincaide
Jeffrey Lindauer
Nora McGuire
Francesca Mesiah
Emily More
Jessica Pirro, LMSW
Catherine Roberts
Matthew Smith
Michael Weiner
Lamont Williams
Edward Yankelunas


Meetings of the WNY Public Broadcasting Association (WNYPBA), most of its committees, and the WNYPBA’s Community Advisory Board are open to the public.Unless otherwise specified, meetings are held at our studios located at 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo, NY14202.Members of the public who are interested in attending a meeting should phone Molly Oshei at (716) 845-7000.

Certain meetings, or portions of meetings, may be closed to the public to address matters relating to individual employees, proprietary information, litigation, and other matters requiring the confidential advice of counsel, commercial or financial information obtained from a person on a privileged or confidential basis, or the purchase of property or services whenever the premature exposure of such purchase would compromise the business interests of any such organization.

Board of Trustees:

October 22, 2015, at Noon

Executive Committee:

October 15, 2015, at Noon (Closed Meeting)

Audit Committee:


Community Advisory Committee:

February 23, 2016, at 11:30 AM

Educational Services Advisory Committee:

November 9, 2015 at 2 PM

Radio Advisory Committee:

October 21, 2015, at 4:00 PM

Published in Business
Monday, 11 November 2013 17:30

Annual Report

Welcome to WNED ǀ WBFO's annual report for fiscal year 2014.  As we reflect on another year of exciting television, radio and education, we are grateful for your support, participation and encouragement along the way! 

Past annual reports

FY 2013 WNED|WBFO Annual Report
FY 2012 WNED Annual Report
2013 Diversity and Inclusion Report
2012 Local Content and Service Report to the Community
2013 Local Content and Service Report to the Community
2014 Local Content and Service Report to the Community

Published in Business
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 17:33

Horizon Gallery

Display your masterpiece in the WNED ǀ WBFO Horizon Gallery!

WNED ǀ WBFO’s Horizon Gallery is open to local artists wishing to exhibit their artwork.  Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for availability.



Published in Indivdual Article
Friday, 16 August 2013 18:26

Key Contacts

Please select the department that best deals with your issue by clicking the associated link in blue.

Audience Services:
Issues relating to WNED-TV Channel 17, ThinkBright Life Long Learning Channel 21, & Viewer Services.
Issues relating to your
WNED | WBFO membership or becoming a member of any of the WNED stations, (WNED-TV, Classical 94.5 WNED, WBFO-FM 88.7).
Classical 94.5 WNED:
Issues relating to
Classical 94.5 WNED.
WBFO-FM 88.7:
Issues relating to
WBFO-FM 88.7.
Issues relating to volunteering at 
WNED | WBFO for any of the stations, (WNED-TV, Classical 94.5 WNED, WBFO-FM 88.7).
Issues relating to Underwriting, Sponsorships and Advertising at 
WNED | WBFO for any of the stations, (WNED-TV, Classical 94.5 WNED, WBFO-FM 88.7).
Issues relating to any area of the WNED|WBFO websites.


Our Team


Horizons Plaza


Horizons Plaza
P.O. Box 1263
Buffalo, New York 14240-1263

Phone: 716.845.7000 
Fax: 716.845.7036


WNED Canada
477 Richmond Street West - Suite 602
Toronto, ON M5V 3E7 

(Membership) 1.800.678.1873
(Underwriting) 416.363.3444
Fax: 416.363.1033


Pledge by phone:
TV: 1.800.727.1017
Radio: 1.877.511.1017



Closed Captioning Certificate

For additional closed-captioning issues, please contact Wende Westphal at: 

Horizons Plaza
P.O. Box 1263
Buffalo, New York 14240-1263

Phone: 716-845-7000, ext. 350
Fax: 716-845-7036
E-Mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.







Donald K. Boswell
President and CEO


Sylvia Bennett
Senior Vice President, Development and Corporate Communications


Ron Santora
Vice President, Broadcasting/Station Manager


David C. Rotterman
Vice President, Television Production


Nancy Hammond
Vice President, Finance and CFO


Gordon Bayliss
Vice President, Sales & Marketing


Joseph Puma
Vice President, Engineering & Technology






Bree Bishop Bove
Senior Director of Membership


Sharon Congelli
Director of Human Resources


Eileen Koteras Elibol
Art Director

Beth Fronckowiak
Director of Education 


Brian Meyer
News Director, WBFO-FM 88.7


Corporate Communications




Nathen Schneekloth

Published in Landing Pages
Thursday, 08 August 2013 18:14


Welcome to the Central Canadian Public Television Association!


Our mission is to advance education through the production, distribution and promotion of non-commercial television programs, films and other communications that are educational in nature.


Published in Landing Pages
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