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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
Clifford Benson
Donald K. Boswell
Barry Brandon
David K. Chamberlain
Stephen C. Dunnett, Ph.D.
Philip L. Glick, M.D.
Maureen O. Hurley
Anthony Johnson
Brian E. Keating
Tae K. Kim
Joseph D. McDonald
Britta L. McKenna
David O’Rourke, Ph.D.
Theresa E. Quinn
John Reinhold
Kathleen Rizzo Young
Mary Rech Rockwell
Joseph V. Saffire
Cynthia E. Vance
Nancy Ware
Patrick Whalen
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:

January 28, 2016, at Noon

Executive Committee:

January 21, 2016, at Noon (Closed Meeting)

Audit Committee:


Community Advisory Committee:

February 23, 2016, at 11:30 AM

Educational Services Advisory Committee:

February 9, 2016, at 2:00 PM

Radio Advisory Committee:

January 11, 2016 at 4:00 PM