Board of Directors | Blue Ridge Public Radio

The Western North Carolina Public Radio dba/Blue Ridge Public Radio Board of Directors is legally responsible for the governance of WNCPRI as a nonprofit corporation. It also holds the FCC broadcast licenses for the radio stations operating as BPR News & WCQS. The operation and organization of the Board is outlined in the WNCPRI bylaws.

The Board members are selected for their commitment to the mission and goals of WNCPRI, and for their expertise in various fields. The individual Directors serve as volunteers, and they meet in formal session as listed below.

Board of Directors

  • January 24, 2018, 12:30 pm, Location: TBA
  • March 28, 2018, 12:30 pm, Location: TBA
  • June 27, 2018, 12:30 pm, Location: TBA
  • September 26, 2018, 12:30 pm, Location: TBA

Executive Committee Meetings                   

  • January 22, 2018, 4:00 pm,  Location: BPR, 73 Broadway, Asheville     
  • March 26, 2018, 4:00 pm, Location: BPR, 73 Broadway, Asheville   
  • June 25, 2018, 4:00 pm, Location: BPR, 73 Broadway, Asheville
  • September 24, 2018, 4:00 pm, Location: BPR, 73 Broadway, Asheville

Finance Committee      

  • January 18, 2018,  12:00 pm, Location: BPR, 73 Broadway, Asheville          
  • March 22, 2018,  12:00 pm, Location: BPR, 73 Broadway, Asheville
  • June 21, 2018, 12:00 pm, Location: BPR, 73 Broadway, Asheville
  • September 20, 2018, 12:00 pm, Location: BPR, 73 Broadway, Asheville           

Development Committee

  • No meetings scheduled at this time.

These meetings are open to the public, and announced in advance over the air on BPR News & WCQS. For specific details about WNCPRI Board meetings, please call 828-210-4800 during regular business hours M-F.

To contact the board please write to:

Board of Directors
Blue Ridge Public Radio
73 Broadway St.
Asheville, NC 28801

Or email board@bpr.org

Connie Haire
Chair
Sylva, NC

Gwendolyn Whitfield
Vice Chair
Asehville, NC

John Noor
Treasurer
Asheville, NC

Lynn Killian
Secretary
Hendersonville, NC

Ken Brame

Leicester, NC

Sandra Byrd

Asheville, NC

Ellen Carr 

Asheville, NC

Jack Ewing

Lake Junaluska, NC

John Feichter
Waynesville, NC

Liz Franks
Asheville, NC

Robert Hooper
Asheville, NC

Amy Kelso
Asheville, NC

MaryAnn Kiefer
Asheville, NC

Dee Mason
Asheville, NC

John Noor

Asheville, NC

Tara Theodossis
Asheville, NC

Maggie Ullman
Asheville, NC

Melissa Wargo
Cullowhee, NC