Board of Directors

PRPD is governed by an eleven (11) member Board of Directors elected by the membership.  Elections are held annually for rotating 4 year terms, with a limit of two consecutive elected terms.  

Voting in the 2014 Board Election is now closed and new board members, Michael Arnold, WPR; Dale Spear, WFAE; and Keith Neisler, KUT will be seated at the April Board Meeting and Retreat.  

If you might be interested in joining the baord in the future, more info is at Running For The Board.

Current PRPD Board of Directors  (April 2014-April 2015)

         Tamar Charney (Chair) - (2015) 
         Program Director
Michigan Radio, Ann Arbor, MI
         (734) 764.9210,  charney@umich.edu   PRPD Board Retreat 2012

        Chris Bannon - (Secretary) (2016)
        Program Director
New York Public Radio (WNYC)
        (646) 829-4000, cbannon@wnyc.org

        Jackie Sauter (Treasurer) - (2016*)
        Program Director
North Country Public Radio, Canton, NY
        (315) 229-5356, jackie@ncpr.org

        Bill Anderson - (2015)
        Program Director
KCUR, Kansas City, Mo
        (816) 235-2863 , billanderson@kcur.org

        Michael Arnold - (2018)
        Associate Director/ Director of Content
        Wisconsin Public Radio,  Madison
        (800) 747-7444,michael.arnold@wpr.org

        Lynne Clendenin - (2017*)
        Vice President, OPB Radio Programming
Oregon Public Broadcasting, Portland, OR
        (503) 445-1891 , LClendenin@opb.org

        Abby Goldstein - (2017*)
        General Manager
WYEP, Pittsburgh

        (412) 697-2922, abby@wyep.org

        Bill Leuth - (2018)
        President, KDFC San Francisco
        VP, USC Radio/KUSC, Los Angeles
        (415) 546-8911, blueth@kdfc.com

        James Muhammad - (2015)
        President and CEO
        Lakeshore Public Media, Merrillville, IN
         (219)756-5656, jmuhammad@lakeshorepublicmedia.org

        Dale Spear - (2018)
        Director of Programming & Content
WFAE, Charlotte
        (704) 926-9304, dspear@wfae.org

        1 vacancy - term expires 2016.

 * = reaches term limit