WNET Board of Trustees

A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, WNET is governed by an independent Board of Trustees that meets regularly throughout the year. There are currently 36 Voting Trustees, headed by Chairman Edgar Wachenheim, III.

(Includes all voting trustees who served at any point during the 2018 fiscal year)

Edgar Wachenheim, III
Chairman

Charlotte Nichoson Ackert
Vice-Chairman

Cheryl Milstein
Vice-Chairman

John P. Arnhold
Lisa M. Caputo
Roslyn Goldstein
(elected March 2018)
Edward Grebow
(Life Trustee May 2018)
John Greed
Jeffrey Halis
(through January 2018)
Marjorie Harris
Tamara Harris
Cecilia Healy Herbert
Ellen Hives
Katherine Nouri Hughes
Elise Jaffe
Tinku Jain (elected December 2017)
Mark Kaplan
John A. Levin
Daniel Levine
Morris Offit
Willard Overlock, Jr. (elected May 2018)
Laura Ross
Geoffrey K. Sands
(through August 2017)
Alejandro Santo Domingo
A.J.C. Smith
James A. Stern
Grazia Svokos
Paul P. Tanico
James S. Tisch (Chairman Emeritus May 2018)
Graves Tompkins
Leonard Tow
Diana Vagelos
Grace Lyu Volckhausen
Susan Wallach (elected May 2018)
Rosalind P. Walter
Josh S. Weston
Jane Stoddard Williams
Paula Zahn

Life Trustees
William F. Baker
Meredith Brokaw
Raymond G. Chambers
Elaine W. Conway
Joan Ganz Cooney
D. Ronald Daniel*
Marina Kellen French
H. John Greeniaus
Thomas S. Johnson
Betsy Lack
Philip A. Laskawy
George D. O’Neill
Ponchitta Pierce
Judith Resnick
Elihu Rose
Shelley Rubin
Bernard L. Schwartz
Stanley Shuman
Michael I. Sovern
Daniel Stern
Scott M. Stuart
Claude Becker Wasserstein
Mortimer B. Zuckerman

Chairmen Emeriti
William M. Ellinghaus
Henry R. Kravis
Steven R. Rattner

Vice-Chairmen Emeriti
Richard I. Beattie
Barry Shapiro
Ann Tenenbaum

* = Voting Life Trustee