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
Director, Wisconsin Public Radio
Director of Programming, KPBS
General Manager, St. Louis Public Radio
General Manager, KCUR
President and CEO, Public Broadcasting Atlanta
LaFontaine E. Oliver
President and General Manager, WMFE
CEO and General Manager, WVIK-FM
President and CEO of Chicago Public Media
Vice-Chair, NPR Board of Directors
President and CEO, Texas Public Radio
Station Manager, Northwest Public Radio
President and General Manager, WUNC
President of NPR
President and CEO
Chair of the NPR Foundation
Senior Vice President, Retired, Starbucks Coffee Company
Public Members of the Board
CEO, The Gambrinus Company
Managing Partner, Siempre Holdings
Media Company Consultant
Senior Partner, IDEO
Paul G. Haaga, Jr.
Chairman of the Board, Retired, Capital Research and Management Company
Chair of the NPR Board of Directors
Head of Square Capital and Chief People Officer of Square
Co-Founder and Partner, The Raine Group
CEO and Co-Founder of OZY Media, Inc.
Partner and Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group