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NPR Board of Directors

The NPR Board of Directors is responsible for the governance of our 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. The Board sets the policies and overall direction for NPR management, monitors the performance of NPR, and provides financial oversight.

On November 2, 2015, NPR Members approved a change in the NPR Bylaws to expand the Board of Directors to 23 directors, consisting of 12 Member Directors who are managers of NPR Member stations and are elected to the Board by their fellow Member stations, 9 Public Directors who are prominent members of the public selected by the Board and confirmed by NPR Member stations, the NPR Foundation Chair, and the NPR President & CEO.

NPR Board and Membership Meetings


NPR Member Station Managers

Mike Crane
Director, Wisconsin Public Radio

John Decker
Director of Programming, KPBS

Tim Eby
General Manager, St. Louis Public Radio

Jennifer Ferro
President, KCRW

Nico Leone
General Manager, KCUR

Wonya Lucas
President and CEO, Public Broadcasting Atlanta

LaFontaine E. Oliver
President and General Manager, WMFE

Jay Pearce
CEO and General Manager, WVIK-FM

Goli Sheikholeslami
President and CEO of Chicago Public Media

Joyce Slocum
President and CEO, Texas Public Radio

Kerry Swanson
Station Manager, Northwest Public Radio

Connie Walker
President and General Manager, WUNC


President of NPR

Jarl Mohn
President and CEO


Chair of the NPR Foundation

Howard Wollner
Senior Vice President, Retired, Starbucks Coffee Company


Public Members of the Board

Fabiola Arredondo
Managing Partner, Siempre Holdings

Chris Boskin
Media Company Consultant

Fred Dust
Senior Partner, IDEO

Paul G. Haaga, Jr.
Chairman of the Board, Retired, Capital Research and Management Company
Chair of the NPR Board of Directors

Jacqueline Reses
Head of Square Capital and Chief People Officer of Square

Jeff Sine
Co-Founder and Partner, The Raine Group

Carlos Watson
CEO and Co-Founder of OZY Media, Inc.

Neal Zuckerman
Partner and Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group