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

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

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

Maureen L. Ruettgers
Vice Chair, WGBH Board of Trustees

Jonathan C. Abbott
President and CEO, WGBH Educational Foundation

Amy Abrams

Joseph E. Aoun*

President, Northeastern University

Terrie F. Bloom
Managing Director, i-concepts, LLC.

Laura A. DeBonis

Juan Enriquez
Managing Director, Excel Venture Management

Ann L. Gund

Jackie Jenkins-Scott*
President, Wheelock College

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

Marjie B. Kargman

David H. Koch
Executive Vice President, Koch Industries, Inc.

Frederick M. Lawrence*
President, Brandeis University

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

William A. Lowell
Partner, Choate, Hall & Stewart

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

Oscar F. Malcolm
Private Investor

Christopher J. McKown
Executive Chairman, Iora Health, LLC.

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

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

Melinda Alliker Rabb
Professor, Brown University

L. Rafael Reif*
President, MIT

Henri A. Termeer
Retired Chairman, President and CEO, Genzyme Corporation 

William N. Thorndike, Jr., Chair
WGBH Board of Overseers
Managing General Partner, Housatonic Partners

David T. Ting
President, Mugar Enterprises, Inc.

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

*Institutional Trustee

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