Boston, MA. March 2, 2023 -- The Board of Trustees for preeminent public media producer GBH has elected Elizabeth A. Morningstar, Alicia Rose, and Vincent D. Rougeau as Trustees. Renee Inomata was elected Chair of the Board of Advisors, and, in that role, becomes an ex officio Trustee. In addition, Ann M. Fudge was re-elected to the role of Chair of the GBH Board of Trustees, a position she has held since 2019. All elections were made at the March 1, 2023 Board of Trustees meeting.

“The GBH Board of Trustees is a dedicated group of business and community leaders, all of whom have proven to be vested in helping GBH continue to grow and achieve its mission as the nation’s leading public media producer,” said Susan Goldberg, President and CEO of GBH. “The media business continues to evolve, requiring us to pivot as we compete for new audiences on new platforms while serving the many diverse communities who rely on GBH for trusted content. The leadership of our Trustees is invaluable in helping us achieve these goals.”

“I am honored to welcome Renee Inomata, Liz Morningstar, Alicia Rose and Vince Rougeau to the GBH Board of Trustees,” said Ann Fudge, Chair of the Board of Trustees. “Each brings a unique set of experiences to their role. I anticipate each of them will offer great contributions, helping GBH continue to lead while delivering on its commitment to the community.”

The recently elected Trustees are:

Ann M. Fudge, re-elected as Chair of the GBH Board of Trustees. Fudge is the former chairman and CEO of Young & Rubicam Brands, a global network of marketing communications companies. Prior to that, Fudge served as president of the Beverages, Desserts, and Post Division, a $5 billion unit of Kraft Foods. Before joining General Foods, she spent nine years at General Mills. She serves on the Boards of Northrop Grumman and CPAR. She serves as a trustee of Brookings and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She has served as chair of the U.S. Programs Advisory Board of the Gates Foundation, trustee of the Rockefeller Foundation and the Council on Foreign Relations. Fudge has served on the boards of Novartis, Unilever, General Electric, Infosys, Marriott, Honeywell, Liz Claiborne and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. A committed philanthropist focused on education and youth, Fudge has served as a trustee at Morehouse College and on the boards of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Harvard Overseers and Simmons College. The former President of the Executive Leadership Council, Fudge was honored in 2005 with the establishment of the Ann Fudge Scholars program, which to date has supported the education of over 100 young women. Fudge received her BA from Simmons College and her MBA from Harvard Business School. She has two sons and five grandchildren.

Renee Inomata, partner at Casner & Edwards, LLP where she helps companies and executives navigate complex employment laws so they can successfully achieve their employment goals and mitigate risks associated with employment issues. She advises clients on a wide range of high-level, complex employment-related matters, and solves sensitive employment situations with an understanding of the client’s culture, risk adversity, and business goals. Inomata serves on the DEI and Women’s Initiative committees. She has been honored for multiple years as a SuperLawyer® by ThomsonReuters and included in their Top 50 Massachusetts Women Lawyers in 2022. She has been recognized by BestLawyers®, by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as a “Go To Employment Lawyer” and “Top Women of Law,” and by Profiles in Diversity Journal as a "Women to Watch." In addition to her employment law practice, Inomata is a member of the Steering Committee of the Asian Community Fund at The Boston Foundation. She is a Trustee and member of the Society of Fellows of the Boston Bar Foundation, where she also serves on the Executive Committee and Grants Committee. Inomata is also a member of the Boston Bar Association, currently chairs its Nominating Committee and serves on the Advisory Committee for the Women of Color Attorneys Leadership Forum. She serves on the GBH AAPI Heritage Month planning committee and is a member of GBH’s Beacon Circle. Inomata is also a member of the LeadBoston class of 2008. She received her B.S. in Neuroscience from Brown University and her J.D. from Boston University School of Law.

Elizabeth A. Morningstar was the founding CEO of the Boston Public Market, opening the Public Market in 2015 and serving as CEO until January 2016. For her work she was recognized by the Boston Globe as a 2015 Bostonian of the Year. Prior to opening the Market, Morningstar was the Executive Director of “Rethink” a political action committee in support of Elizabeth Warren’s 2012 Senate race. She served as Secretary of Cabinet Affairs and Senior Advisor to Governor Deval Patrick, the Executive Director of the Deval Patrick Committee and the co-chair of the Patrick-Murray Inaugural Committee. Before moving to Massachusetts, Morningstar held various positions in the Clinton Administration and Clinton White House, starting her career handling environmental issues in Vice President Gore's press office. She lives with her husband, Tim and two children, Annie and Tess in Beacon Hill. She has served on and is currently active in a number of local non-profits.

Alicia Rose serves as the Deputy CEO – Strategic Initiatives of Deloitte US, and in that capacity oversees and drives priority initiatives such as the future of work and go-to-market models for the US firm. Rose is also a member of the Executive Committee and works closely with the US Board and the Office of the Chair. In addition to serving as the Deputy CEO, Rose is the global lead client service partner for one of Deloitte’s largest multinational financial services company, overseeing all of the services provided to the organization globally. She has helped clients, predominantly in the asset management and financial services industries, solve their most complex strategic, operational, and risk-related challenges. Over her three decades at Deloitte, Rose has explored many of her strengths and passions, including a deployment to the Czech Republic and London, serving as the Women’s Initiative leader, being a mentor and counselor, leading the transformation of the Advisory Quality Risk Management network, and serving as dean and facilitator for multiple programs. Rose is also actively engaged in the community and serves on the board of GreenLight Fund (a national network of communities and non-profits harnessing the vision and ambition of social entrepreneurs to make lasting change for children, youth, and families.) Rose also serves on the Board of Advisors for Charity on Top (an innovative way of gifting charitable donations). She previously served on the Board of Advisors for GBH and currently serves on the GBH Audit Committee. Rose lives in Marblehead, Massachusetts with her husband, Joe, and twin sons, Pietro and Patrick. She is a graduate of Smith College and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Vincent D. Rougeau is the 33rd president of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. He previously served as dean of the Boston College Law School and the inaugural director of the Forum on Racial Justice in America. A graduate of Brown University and Harvard Law School, Rougeau has written extensively on law and religions, and is a nationally respected expert in legal education and Catholic social thought. He and his wife, Robin Kornegay-Rougeau, M.D., have three sons, Christian, Alexander and Vincent (V.J.).

About GBH
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 produces digital and broadcast programming that engages, illuminates and inspires, through drama and science, history, arts, culture and journalism. It is the creator of such signature programs as MASTERPIECE, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, FRONTLINE, NOVA, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, Arthur and Molly of Denali and a catalog of streaming series, podcasts and on-demand video. GBH’s television channels include GBH 2, GBH 44, GBH Kids and national services WORLD and Create. With studios and 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. Dedicated to making media accessible to and inclusive of our diverse culture, GBH is a pioneer in delivering media to those who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind and visually impaired. GBH creates curriculum-based digital content for educators nationwide with PBS LearningMedia and has been recognized with hundreds of the nation’s premier broadcast, digital and journalism awards. Find more information at