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 four consecutive two-year terms.

2018 Meeting Schedule

Wednesday, March 21 (Wilmington, DE)
Wednesday, June 27 (Philadelphia, PA)
Wednesday, September 26 (Philadelphia, PA)
Wednesday, December 19 (Philadelphia, PA)

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.
Jen Devor
G. Fred DiBona III
Blake H. Eisenhart
Diane Felcyn
Jill Friedman
Gayle Goodman
Bruce Herdman
Susan Janes-Johnson
Carly Keeney
Elaine Markezin
Geoffrey Mesko
Amy Norr, Esq.
Jamie Pludo
Denise Portner
Jac Rivers
Ron Strouse
Danielle Sullivan
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
Jane Maroney
Mark G. Pavlovich, Ph.D
Dr. Gopal Sankaran
Kenneth Shear, Esq.
Vanessa Thomas Smith
Nicholas Torres
Pamela M. Weddington

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