BOSTON (March 16, 2021) – Belinda Termeer, head of the Termeer family office and president, co-founder, and member of the Board of Directors of The Termeer Foundation, has been elected to the Board of Trustees for Boston public media producer GBH.
Termeer first served on the GBH Board of Advisors beginning in 2007, followed by service on the GBH Advisors Council from 2013-2019. Termeer was elected Trustee at the March 3 board meeting.
“Belinda has long demonstrated a passion and commitment to helping GBH advance our educational public media mission,” said Jonathan Abbott, President and CEO of GBH. “Her depth of experience and understanding of our organization will prove invaluable as GBH continues to evolve, breaking down barriers and creating new opportunities for connecting and engaging with our community.”
Termeer brings significant experience serving on boards of directors for both nonprofit and for-profit organizations, both within and beyond the life sciences industry. In 1998, together with her late husband, Henri Termeer, she started the Termeer family office and has since managed its assets.
In addition to her roles with the Termeer family office and The Termeer Foundation, Termeer is a member of the Board of Directors of PIC Therapeutics, the Board of Fellows and the Discovery Committee at Harvard Medical School, the President's Council at Massachusetts General Hospital, the Board of Directors of Celebrity Series of Boston, the leadership council of the Silent Spring Institute, and the Women in Science and Engineering Committee at the Museum of Science; Trustee Emerita of the Boston Ballet.
GBH is the leading multiplatform creator for public media in America. As the largest producer of content for PBS and partner to NPR and PRX, GBH delivers compelling experiences, stories and information to audiences wherever they are. GBH’s local television channels include GBH 2, GBH 44 and GBH Kids. With a newsroom headquartered in Boston, GBH reaches across New England with GBH 89.7, Boston’s Local NPR; CRB Classical 99.5; and CAI, the Cape and Islands NPR station. From Boston to the Berkshires, from Worcester to the Cape and Islands, GBH is dedicated to connecting the Commonwealth through news, programming, learning tools and events. GBH has been recognized with hundreds of the nation’s premier broadcast, digital and journalism awards. Find more information at gbh.org. ##