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 2021 fiscal year)

Edgar Wachenheim, III
Chairman

Charlotte Nichoson Ackert
Vice-Chairman

John P. Arnhold (Voting Life Trustee May 2021)
James A. Attwood, Jr. (elected March 2021)
Lisa M. Caputo
Roslyn Goldstein
Peter Grauer (elected March 2021)
John Greed
Marjorie Harris (through July 2020)
Cecilia Healy Herbert
Marlene Hess
Ellen Hives
Franklin W. Hobbs
Elise Jaffe
Tinku Jain (through March 2021)
Mark Kaplan (Voting Life Trustee May 2021)
John A. Levin
Daniel Levine
Lisa Lucas (elected March 2021)
Marjorie Magner (through January 2021)
Ellen Marcus
Stephen Mong
Morris W. Offit
Willard Overlock, Jr.
Chang Park (elected December 2020)
Ponchitta Pierce (elected May 2021)
Laura Ross
Alejandro Santo Domingo
A.J.C. Smith (through May 2021)
James A. Stern
Paul P. Tanico
Diana Vagelos
Susan Wallach
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
Edward Grebow
Thomas S. Johnson
Betsy Lack
Philip A. Laskawy
Judith Resnick
Elihu Rose
Shelley Rubin
Bernard L. Schwartz
Stanley Shuman
Daniel Stern
Scott M. Stuart
Leonard Tow *
Grace Volckhausen
Claude Becker Wasserstein
Josh S. Weston *
Mortimer B. Zuckerman

Chair Emeriti

William M. Ellinghaus
Henry R. Kravis
Steven R. Rattner
James S. Tisch

Vice-Chair Emeriti

Richard I. Beattie
Cheryl Milstein
Barry Shapiro
Ann Tenenbaum

 

* = Voting Life Trustee