WGBH closed meetings

 

 

As permitted by law, portions of WGBH Board of Trustees meetings, and various Committee meetings, may be closed to the public. In those cases, the meeting and reason for its closure are indicated below.


WGBH Board and Committee Meetings Schedule 2014

All meetings in Cahners or Reno Conference Rooms at WGBH unless otherwise noted.
 
Board of Trustees
Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 4pm
Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 4pm
  
Trustee Executive Committee
Wednesday, January 8, 2014, 4pm
Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 4pm
Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 4pm

Board of Overseers
Dates TBD

Audit Committee
Monday, February 3, 2014, 4pm
Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 4pm
Monday, June 2, 2014, 4pm
 
Commercial Policies Committee
Dates TBD
 
Compensation Committee
Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 11:30am
 
Emerging Media and Technologies Committee
Dates TBD
 
Finance Committee
Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 4pm
Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 4pm
Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 4pm
  
Investment Committee
Dates TBD
 
Marketing and Communications Committee
Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 8:30am
 
Music Committee
Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 4pm
Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 4pm
 
Overseers Nominating Committee
Thursday, January 30, 2014, 4pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014, 4pm
 
Strategic Working Group
Dates TBD
 
Trustee Nominating Committee
Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 4pm
Monday, April 21, 2014, 4pm


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2013

Board of Trustees
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
 
Trustee Nominating Committee
Friday, November 22, 2013
 
Overseers Nominating Committee
Thursday, November 21, 2013
 
Trustees Executive Committee
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
 
Emerging Media and Technologies Committee
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
 
Finance Committee
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
 
Board of Overseers
Thursday, October 17, 2013
 
Board of Trustees
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
 
Investment Committee
Thursday, September 26, 2013
 
Marketing and Communications Committee
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
 
Trustee Nominating Committee
Monday, September 23, 2013
 
Trustee Executive Committee
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
 
Audit Committee
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
 
Emerging Media and Technologies Committee
Thursday, June 6, 2013
 
Trustee Executive Committee
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
 
Investment Committee
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
 
Finance Committee
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
 
Music Committee
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
 
Board of Overseers
Thursday, May 9, 2013
 
Board of Trustees
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
 
Finance Committee
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
 
Trustee Nominating Committee
Monday, April 20, 2013
 
Trustees Executive Committee
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
 
Overseers Nominating Committee
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
 
Finance Committee
Monday, March 25, 2013
 
Audit Committee
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
 
Strategic Working Group
Thursday, March 14, 2013
 
Board of Overseers
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
 
Board of Trustees
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
 
Investment Committee
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
 
Finance Committee
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
 
Trustees Nominating Committee
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
 
Audit Committee
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
 
Trustees Executive Committee
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
 
Overseers Nominating Committee
Tuesday, January 8, 2013


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2012

Audit Committee (Call-in)
December 17, 2012

Board of Trustees 
December 5, 2012

Overseers Nominating Committee
November 27, 2012

Marketing and Communications Committee
November 19, 2012

Investment Committee
November 7, 2012

Strategic Working Group
November 1, 2012

Commercial Policies Committee
October 31, 2012

Music Committee
October 23, 2012

Board of Trustees
October 10, 2012

Strategic Working Group
September 28, 2012

Audit Committee
September 27, 2012

Board of Overseers
September 24, 2012

Trustee Nominating Committee
September 20, 2012

Executive Committee
September 5, 2012

Audit Committee (Call-in)
September 4, 2012

Audit Committee
August 7, 2012

Investment Committee
August 1, 2012

Finance Committee
July 17, 2012

Audit Committee
June 19, 2012

Executive Committee
June 12, 2012

Compensation Committee
June 8, 2012

Audit Committee
May 30, 2012

Board of Overseers
May 22, 2012

Strategic Working Group
May 8, 2012

Board of Trustees
May 2, 2012

Investment Committee
April 27, 2012

Music Committee
April 26, 2012

Strategic Working Group
April 10, 2012

Executive Committee
April 4, 2012

Finance Committee
March 28, 2012

Audit Committee
March 13, 2012

Overseers Nominating Committee
March 9, 2012

Development Steering Committee
March 2, 2012

Marketing Committee
February 16, 2012

Investment Committee
February 10, 2012

Board of Trustees
February 1, 2012

Finance Committee
January 30, 2012

Trustee Nominating Committee
January 25, 2012

Overseers Nominating Committee
January 24, 2012

Audit Committee
January 18, 2012
The Audit Committee met in closed session to review FY11 financial statements, FY11 audit results presented by WGBH's outside auditors, and to review the committee's draft charter.

Emerging Media Committee
January 17, 2012
The Emerging Media Committee met in closed session to continue their discussion of strategy and financial implications for enhanced online access to programs for donors and others.

Executive Committee CANCELLED
January 4, 2012

 

*****
2011

Finance Committee RESCHEDULED to January 30, 2012
December 19, 2011

Commercial Policies Committee
December 12, 2011
The Commercial Policies Committee met in closed session to discuss strategy and financial implications for enhanced online access to programs for donors and others.

Investment Committee
December 9, 2011
The Investment Committee met in closed session to review WGBH's investment portfolio.

Board of Trustees
December 7, 2011
A portion of the full Board of Trustees meeting was held in closed session to discuss labor negotiations and contract negotiations with PBS.

Trustee Nominating Committee RESCHEDULED to January 25, 2012
December 2, 2011

Marketing and Communications Committee
November 17, 2011
The Marketing and Communications Committee met in closed session to discuss strategy for growing audience support for Radio.

Emerging Media Committee
November 15, 2011
The Emerging Media Committee met in closed session to discuss strategy and financial implications for enhanced online access to programs for donors and others.

Executive Committee
November 3, 2011
A portion of the Executive Committee met in closed session to receive an update on a confidential audit issue and to discuss scenarios and potential consequences of possible cuts in federal funding.

Finance Committee (closed meeting)
October 24, 2011
The Finance Committee met in closed session to discuss current budget issues and public media system financial issues.

Investment Committee (closed meeting)
October 18, 2011
The Investment Committee met in closed session to review WGBH's investment portfolio.

Board of Trustees
October 5, 2011
A portion of the full Board of Trustees meeting was held in closed session to discuss executive compensation, the FY12 budget, and a strategic issue with implications for staffing.

Investment Committee (closed meeting)
September 21, 2011
The Investment Committee met in closed session to review WGBH's investment portfolio.

Commercial Policies Committee (closed meeting)
September 14, 2011
The Commercial Policies Committee met in closed session to discuss potential changes to the PBS program structure and WGBH's commercial production guidelines.

Executive Committee
September 7, 2011
A portion of the Executive Committee meeting was held in closed session to discuss executive compensation, a confidential audit issue, and labor negotiations.

Investment Committee (closed meeting)
July 26, 2011
The Investment Committee met in closed session to review WGBH's investment portfolio.

Finance Committee (closed meeting)
July 19, 2011
The Finance Committee met in closed session to review the FY2011-12 budget, including implications for staffing.

Audit Committee (closed meeting)
July 12, 2011
The Audit Committee met in closed session to review 2010 tax forms to be filed with the IRS and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, to discuss draft updates to the Committee's charter, and to receive an update on a confidential audit issue.

Executive Committee
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
A portion of the Executive Committee meeting was held in closed session to discuss labor negotiations and review financial information with potential impact on staffing.

Marketing and Communications Committee (closed meeting)
Tuesday, May 12, 2011
The Marketing and Communications Committee met in closed session to discuss proprietary awareness survey data in connection with a new marketing campaign.

Full Board of Trustees
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
A portion of the full Board of Trustees met in closed session to discuss labor negotiations and financial issues for FY11 and FY12 with implications for staffing.

Music Committee (closed meeting)
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
The Music Committee met in closed session to discuss upcoming programming and schedule changes with potential staffing implications for WCRB (99.5 FM).

Overseers Nominating Committee (closed meeting)
Monday, April 25, 2011
The Overseers Nominating Committee met in closed session to discuss potential candidates for the Board of Overseers.

Executive Committee
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
A portion of the Executive Committee meeting was held in closed session to discuss FY11 finances with implications for staffing, federal funding and what impact potential cuts could mean for WGBH, and a confidential audit issue.

Finance Committee (closed meeting)
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
The Finance Committee met in closed session to discuss FY11 second quarter results and a preliminary review of the FY12 budget.

Audit Committee (closed meeting)
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
The Audit Committee met in closed session to discuss a confidential audit issue.

Overseers Nominating Committee (closed meeting)
Monday, March 21, 2011
The Overseers Nominating Committee met in closed session to discuss potential candidates for the Board of Overseers.

Emerging Media Committee (closed meeting)
Monday, March 7, 2011
The Emerging Media Committee met in closed session to discuss WGBH’s online games strategy, and to receive an update on changes to broadband spectrum and the implications for WGBH.
 
Marketing and Communications Committee (closed meeting)
Thursday, March 3, 2011
The Marketing and Communications Committee met in closed session to preview an upcoming marketing campaign and to advise WGBH on how best use the new material.
 
Executive Committee
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
A portion of the Executive Committee meeting was held in closed session to discuss labor negotiations and financial information that could affect employment.
 
Investment Committee (closed meeting)
Thursday, January 27, 2011
The Investment Committee met in closed session to review WGBH’s investment portfolio.
 
Finance Committee (closed meeting)
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
The Finance Committee met in closed session to discuss FY11 operating results and FY12 projections.
 
Audit Committee (closed meeting)
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
The Audit Committee met in closed session to review FY10 financial statement highlights and FY10 Audit Results presented by our outside auditor.
 
Overseers Nominating Committee (closed meeting)
Monday, January 10, 2010
The Overseers Nominating Committee met in closed session to discuss potential candidates for the Board of Overseers.
 
Trustee Nominating Committee (closed meeting)
Friday, January 7, 2011
The Trustee Nominating Committee met in closed session to review and suggest names for potential Trustee candidates.
 
Executive Committee
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
A portion of the Executive Committee meeting was held in closed session to review financial information that could affect employment and receive an update on labor negotiations.


*****

2010


Full Board of Trustees
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
A portion of the full Board of Trustees met in closed session to discuss executive compensation and labor negotiations.

Investment Committee (closed meeting)
Thursday, November 18, 2010
The Investment Committee met in closed session to review WGBH’s investment portfolio.

Executive Committee
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
A portion of the Executive Committee met in closed session to discuss labor negotiations.

Trustee Nominating Committee (closed meeting)
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
The Trustee Nominating Committee met in closed session to review potential candidates who may be asked to join the Board in 2011.

New Business and Technologies Committee (closed meeting)
Monday, November 1, 2010
The New Business and Technologies Committee met in closed session to discuss WGBH’s Broadband outlook for 2011, and to get updates on business implications of the FCC’s National Broadband Plan and mobile DTV.

Music Committee (closed meeting)
Thursday, October 28, 2010
The Music Committee met in closed session to discuss our music programming strategy and audience engagement.

Audit Committee (closed meeting)
Monday, October 25, 2010
The Audit Committee met in closed session to review audits of retirement plans for 2009, receive regulatory and whistleblower updates, and discuss the Committee charter.

Finance Committee (closed meeting)
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
The Finance Committee met in closed session to review FY10 operating results and expenditures, and FY11 and FY12 revenue risks.

Marketing and Communications Committee (closed meeting)
Thursday, September 14, 2010
The Marketing and Communications Committee met in closed session to discuss WGBH Creative, branding, and marketing strategies.

Full Board of Trustees
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
A portion of the full Board of Trustees met in closed session to discuss FY10 finance results and labor negotiations.

Investment Committee (closed meeting)
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
The Investment Committee met in closed session to review WGBH's investment portfolio.

Executive Committee
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
A portion of the Executive Committee met in closed session to discuss labor negotiations and financial considerations.

Finance Committee (closed meeting)
Tuesday, July 15, 2010
The Finance Committee met in closed session to review the budget for FY11.

Audit Committee (closed meeting)
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
The Audit Committee met in closed session to review the draft FY 2010 Financial Statement and Form 990.

Executive Committee
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
A portion of the Executive Committee met in closed session to discuss the FY2011 budget, and in executive session for litigation review.

Commercial Policies Committee CANCELLED
Thursday, May 27, 2010

Finance Committee (closed meeting)
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
The Finance Committee met in closed session to discuss key budget parameters and financial information for FY2011.

Marketing and Communications Committee (closed meeting)
Thursday, May 6, 2010
The Marketing and Communications Committee met in closed session to discuss with WGBH producers the process of how a television series is generated, including funding and confidential donor information.

Full Board of Trustees
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
A portion of the Full Board of Trustees met in executive session to discuss confidential operations and employee matters, and in closed session to discuss financial data.

New Business and Technologies Committee (closed meeting)
Monday, May 3, 2010
The New Business and Technologies Committee met in closed session to discuss the FCC's National Broadband Plan and its implications for WGBH.

Trustee Nominating Committee (closed meeting)
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
The Trustee Nominating Committee met in closed session to discuss possible changes to the Institutional Trustee membership and Executive Committee membership.

Finance Committee (closed meeting)
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
The Finance Committee met in closed session to discuss 2010 Q2 financial review, 2010 updated forecast, operating budget, and WGBH's Standard & Poor's credit rating.

Marketing and Communications Committee (closed meeting)
Thursday, March 11, 2010
The Marketing and Communications Committee met in closed session to discuss an overview of local economics and member benefits strategy.

Development Steering Committee (closed meeting)
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
The Development Steering Committee met in closed session to discuss FY10 individual giving, strategy on fundraising from foundations, and restricted program funds.

Investment Committee Meeting (closed meeting)
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
The Investment Committee met in closed session to discuss confidential financial information provided to the Committee by WGBH's investment advisor.

Full Board of Trustees
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
A portion of the Full Board of Trustees met in closed session to discuss 2010 Q1 finances, an updated forecast for 2010 Q1 finances, an updated forecast for 2010, financial risks and opportunities, and development strategy.

Finance Committee (closed meeting)
Tuesday, January 19, 2010
The Finance Committee met in closed session to discuss operating budget, radio revenue, and FY09 audit results.

Executive Committee
Wednesday, January 6, 2010
A portion of the Executive Committee met in closed session to discuss 2010 Q1 financial summary, operating budget, and operating results.


*****
2009

Audit Committee (closed meeting)
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
The Audit Committee met in closed session to discuss confidential financial issues, regulatory audit status updates, and business negotiations with outside organizations.

Full Board of Trustees
Wednesday, December 2, 2009, 4:00pm
A portion of the Full Board of Trustees met in executive session to discuss management compensation and performance, and a portion of the meeting was held in closed session to review the FY09 audit plan and discuss confidential financial information.

Finance Committee Meeting (closed meeting)
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
The Finance Committee met in closed session to discuss confidential FY10 budget and personnel information.

Executive Committee
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
The Executive Committee met in closed session to review acquisition and program scheduling plans for a second Boston frequency for WGBH’s radio service.

Marketing and Communications Committee Meeting (closed meeting)
Monday, November 23, 2009
The Marketing and Communications Committee met in closed session to discuss marketing and membership strategies for converting new listeners to donors.

Compensation Committee Meeting (closed meeting)
Monday, November 17, 2009
The Compensation Committee met in closed session to discuss management compensation.

Investment Committee Meeting (closed meeting)
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
The Investment Committee met in closed session to discuss confidential financial information provided to the Committee by WGBH's investment advisor.

Trustee Nominating Committee (closed meeting)
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
The Trustee Nominating Committee met in closed session to discuss final