Community Advisory Board

The WHYY Community Advisory Board reviews WHYY’s programming and service goals and policy decisions. It advises the WHYY Board of Directors and staff on whether WHYY’s goals meet the specialized educational and cultural needs of the communities WHYY serves. Members may serve three consecutive two-year terms.

2020 Meeting Schedule

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Thursday, December 17, 2020

All meetings begin at noon and finish no later than 1:30 pm.


John Salveson (Chair)
Philip D. Amoa, Esq.
Shameika Black
Emily Cavanagh
Lanina Cavicchio
Kate Clark, M.P.A.
Joseph deRosa
Rina Desai
Jennifer Devor
G. Fred DiBona III
Blake H. Eisenhart
Diane Felcyn
Jill Friedman
Jamie Pludo Gusdorff
Gayle Goodman
Marc Helberg
Bruce Herdman
Susan Janes-Johnson
William Jones
Carly Keeney
Elaine Markezin
Molly McPheeters
Geoffrey Mesko
Bryan Morton
Amy Norr, Esq.
Beverly Penn
Denise Portner
Jac Rivers
Shannon Rooney
C. Adrienne Rhodes
Ron Strouse
Danielle Sullivan
Emily Turner
Barry Wilkins
Tom Wyatt

Scott Bass
William J. Blount
Eugene F. Donnelly
Noreen Lois Duncan
Norman Felsenthal, Ph.D
JoAnne Fischer
Helen K. Foss
Beverly A. Harper
Christopher Lukach
Mark G. Pavlovich, Ph.D
Dr. Gopal Sankaran
Kenneth Shear, Esq.
Vanessa Thomas Smith
Robert M. Stark
Nicholas Torres
Pamela M. Weddington

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