BOSTON (March 3, 2022) – The Board of Trustees for Boston public media producer GBH has elected Stacy L. Cowan, Susan G. Fentin, Susan X. Luo, and Lynn Perry Wooten as trustees. The Board elected Cowan and Luo at the March 2, 2022 meeting, while Fentin and Wooten were elected at the October 2021 Board meeting.

“GBH is fortunate to have a strong, committed group of community and business leaders dedicated to helping the organization achieve its mission,” said Jonathan Abbott, President and CEO of GBH. “As the landscape for media evolves, we continue to rely on their expertise and leadership.”

“I am honored to welcome Stacy Cowan, Susan Fentin, Lynn Perry Wooten, and Susan Luo to the Board of Trustees for GBH,” said Ann Fudge, Chair of the Board of Trustees. “Their experience and leadership in the community will contribute greatly to helping GBH continue to lead in public media while fulfilling its commitment to serving its audiences. I look forward to working with our new Trustees.”

The new Trustees are:

Stacy Cowan, Founder/CEO of SLC Advisory Services, LLC. Stacy has practiced law in the Boston area for over 20 years, and currently advises companies in all aspects of employment law and/or HR-related matters. She also conducts independent investigations for clients. Prior to starting her consulting practice, Stacy was a partner at Morgan, Brown & Joy, LLP, a Boston-based law firm specializing in management-side labor and employment law.

Susan G. Fentin, retired senior counsel at the labor and employment law firm of Skoler Abbott & Presser P.C. in Springfield. She was recognized in 2015 as one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Massachusetts. Previously worked in marketing and advertising and led her own agency as president/creative director for Fentin Advertising.

Susan X. Luo, a private investor in early-stage healthcare companies. She co-founded Mulberry Biotherapeutics, a company developing bacteriotherapy to treat non-malignant orphan tumors with an initial focus on neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2), and served as its CEO until January 2021. Previously, Susan held various positions in finance and investments with State Street Bank and HSBC. A former GBH Advisor and Advisors Council member, Susan serves as chair of the RLS Committee.

Lynn Perry Wooten, a seasoned academic and an expert on organizational development and transformation, is the ninth president of Simmons University. She is the first African American to lead the university. Specializing in crisis leadership, diversity and inclusion, and positive leadership, Dr. Wooten is an innovative leader and prolific author and presenter. She came to Simmons from Cornell University, where she was the David J. Nolan Dean and Professor of Management and Organizations at the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. Prior to that, she served on the faculty of the University of Michigan Ross School of Business for nearly 20 years.

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. GBH is the creator of such signature programs as MASTERPIECE, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, FRONTLINE, NOVA, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and 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; CAI, the Cape and Islands NPR station and as a partner to NEPM in Springfield. Dedicated to making media accessible to and representative of our diverse culture, GBH is a pioneer in delivering media to audience members who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind and visually impaired. With PBS LearningMedia, GBH creates curriculum-based digital content for educators nationwide. GBH’s local programming includes Boston Public Radio, Greater Boston, Stories from the Stage, Open Studio with Jared Bowen, Basic Black and High School Quiz Show. GBH has been recognized with hundreds of the nation’s premier broadcast, digital and journalism awards. Find more information at