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 33 Voting Trustees, headed by Chairman Edgar Wachenheim, III.

(Includes all voting trustees who served at any point during the 2020 fiscal year)

Edgar Wachenheim, III
Chairman

Charlotte Nichoson Ackert
Vice-Chairman

John P. Arnhold
Lisa M. Caputo
Roslyn Goldstein
John Greed
Marjorie Harris
Cecilia Healy Herbert
Marlene Hess
Ellen Hives
Franklin W. Hobbs (elected March 2020)
Katherine Nouri Hughes (through May 2020)
Elise Jaffe
Tinku Jain
Mark Kaplan
John A. Levin
Daniel Levine
Marjorie Magner
Ellen Marcus
Stephen Mong
Morris W. Offit
Willard Overlock, Jr.
Laura Ross
Alejandro Santo Domingo
A.J.C. Smith
James A. Stern
Grazia Svokos (through May 2020)
Paul P. Tanico
Graves Tompkins (through January 2020)
Leonard Tow (Voting Life Trustee May 2020)
Diana Vagelos
Grace Lyu Volckhausen (through May 2020)
Susan Wallach
Rosalind P. Walter†
Josh S. Weston (Voting Life Trustee May 2020)
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
Edward Grebow
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
James S. Tisch

Vice-Chairmen Emeriti

Richard I. Beattie
Cheryl Milstein
Barry Shapiro
Ann Tenenbaum

 

* = Voting Life Trustee
† = deceased