WGBH | Board of Trustees



The WGBH Board of Trustees is the legally constituted governing body of WGBH. It is responsible for all governance including fiscal oversight, FCC compliance, policy decisions, and advancing the mission of the WGBH Educational Foundation.


WGBH Board of Trustees

Richard M. Burnes, Jr.
Chair, WGBH Board of Trustees
Co-founder and General Partner, Charles River Ventures

Henry P. Becton, Jr.
Vice Chair, WGBH Board of Trustees

Lynn Bay Dayton
Vice Chair, WGBH Board of Trustees
Owner, Dayton Home

Marjie B. Kargman
Vice Chair, WGBH Board of Trustees

William A. Lowell
Vice Chair, WGBH Board of Trustees
Partner, Choate, Hall & Stewart

Jonathan C. Abbott
President and CEO, WGBH Educational Foundation

Amy Abrams

Marcia Blenko
Chair, Board of Overseers
Advisory Partner, Bain & Company

Laura A. DeBonis

Pam Y. Eddinger
President, Bunker Hill Community College

Juan Enriquez
Managing Director, Excel Venture Management

Grace Fey
President, Grace Fey Advisors

Ann M. Fudge
Former CEO, Young & Rubicam

Ann L. Gund

Benjamin Gomez
Managing Director, Pilot House Associates

Susan B. Kaplan
President, Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation, Inc.

Ann R. Klee
Vice President, Environment, Health & Safety, GE

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot
Emily Hargroves Fisher Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Richard K. Lubin
Managing Director, Berkshire Partners, LLC.

Oscar F. Malcolm
Private Investor

Cathy E. Minehan
Dean, School of Management, Simmons College
Managing Director, Arlington Advisory Partners

Anthony P. Monaco*
President, Tufts University

Paul R. Murphy
Retired Legal and Administrative Counsel, Amherst College

M. Lee Pelton*
President, Emerson College

Melinda Alliker Rabb
Professor, Brown University

Jeffrey F. Rayport
Faculty, Harvard Business School

L. Rafael Reif*
President, MIT

William N. Thorndike, Jr.
Managing General Partner, Housatonic Partners

Stephen K. Wagner
Retired Senior Advisor, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Hans Ziegler
Senior Managing Director, Retired, Bernstein Global Wealth Management

*Institutional Trustee

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