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 2019 fiscal year)

Edgar Wachenheim, III
Chairman

Charlotte Nichoson Ackert
Vice-Chairman

Cheryl Milstein
Vice-Chairman (Life Trustee May 2019)

John P. Arnhold
Lisa M. Caputo
Roslyn Goldstein
John Greed
Marjorie Harris
Tamara Harris (through October 2018)
Cecilia Healy Herbert
Marlene Hess (elected December 2018)
Ellen Hives
Katherine Nouri Hughes
Elise Jaffe
Tinku Jain
Mark Kaplan
John A. Levin
Daniel Levine
Marjorie Magner (elected September 2018)
Ellen Marcus (elected March 2019)
Stephen Mong (elected December 2018)
Morris W. Offit
Willard Overlock, Jr.
Laura Ross
Alejandro Santo Domingo
A.J.C. Smith
James A. Stern
Grazia Svokos
Paul P. Tanico
Graves Tompkins
Leonard Tow
Diana Vagelos
Grace Lyu Volckhausen
Susan Wallach
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
Ronald Daniel *
Marina Kellen French
John Greeniaus
Edward Grebow
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
James S. Tisch

Vice-Chairmen Emeriti

Richard I. Beattie
Barry Shapiro
Ann Tenenbaum

* = Voting Life Trustee