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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
President and CEO, KERA

Wonya Lucas
President and CEO, Public Broadcasting Atlanta

Joe O'Connor
President and CEO, WFAE

Maria O'Mara
Executive Director, KUER

LaFontaine E. Oliver
President and General Manager, WYPR

Jay Pearce
CEO and General Manager, WVIK-FM

Mike Savage
Director & General Manager, WEKU

Joyce Slocum
President and CEO, Texas Public Radio


President of NPR

John Lansing
President and CEO


Chair of the NPR Foundation

John McGinn


Public Members of the Board

Carlos Alvarez
CEO, The Gambrinus Company

Fred Dust
Designer, Speaker and Consultant

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.

Howard Wollner
Senior Vice President, Retired, Starbucks Coffee Company

Telisa Yancy
Chief Operating Officer, American Family Insurance

Neal Zuckerman
Managing Director and Senior Partner, Head of the Media Practice, BCG