VPR Board Of Directors

The Vermont Public Radio Board of Directors is the entity which is legally responsible for the governance of VPR as a nonprofit corporation. It also holds the FCC broadcast licenses for the radio stations operating as VPR. The operation and organization of the Board is outlined in the Vermont Public Radio Bylaws.

The Board members are selected for their commitment to the mission and goals of VPR, and for their expertise in various fields. You can find information on the diversity of the Board of Directors by navigating to VPR's Diversity Statement. The individual Directors serve as volunteers, and they meet in formal session each year at various locations around the region, including the main VPR studios at Fort Ethan Allen in Colchester. All Board and Board Committee meetings are open to the public. The full calendar for VPR Board meetings can be found below. 

If you'd like to be considered for nomination to the VPR Board of Directors, you can contact Heather Dieringer by using our Contact Form.

To contact the Board regarding any aspect of Vermont Public Radio, the easiest method is to send an email.

Our mailing address is:
Board of Directors
Vermont Public Radio
365 Troy Ave.
Colchester, VT 05446

The VPR Board of Directors for the fiscal year 2021 includes the following members:

Bob Allen
Dorset, VT

Dawn Andrews
Cabot, VT

Charlie Browne
Barnet, VT

Lane Fury
Barre, VT

Elizabeth Glenshaw
Lyme, NH

Garrett Graff
Burlington, VT

Wayne Granquist – Vice Chair
Weston, VT

Joyce Judy
Waterbury, VT

Molly Lambert
Swanton, VT

Ellen McCulloch-Lovell
Montpelier, VT

Scott McArdle Secretary
Starksboro, VT

Orly Munzing
East Dummerston, VT

Nicole Ravlin – Chair
Shelburne, VT

Willemien Dingemans Miller
Norwich, VT

Brad Robertson
Essex, VT

Steve Swayne
Quechee, VT

Peggy Williams – Treasurer
Johnson, VT

Bob Young
Proctor, VT

Scott Finn, VPR President & CEO - ex officio
Jericho, VT

List updated October '20

MEETINGS and CALENDAR

**A SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT BOARD/COMMITTEE MEETING PRACTICES DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC: All meetings will take place solely via videoconference due to the health crisis. To get complete videoconference details for each meeting, please contact VPR so that we can be sure you receive them.**

VPR's Board of Directors meets approximately four times per fiscal year, and additionally holds its committee meetings regularly throughout the year. Changes in the schedule are updated here at least 7 days prior to the meeting date. Unless noted below all meetings of the Board and its committees are open to the public. Should a meeting or portion of a meeting need to be closed to the public, closure will be noted on this website within 10 days after the meeting closure and will be for the following purposes only: 

  1. Matters concerning individual employees;
  2. proprietary information;
  3. litigation and other matters requiring confidential advice of counsel;
  4. commercial or financial information obtained from a person on a privileged or confidential basis; or
  5. the purchase of a property or services, if the premature disclosure of the transaction would compromise the station's business interests.

VPR's Board of Directors and its committees are scheduled to meet at the following times during the period October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021 (FY '21):

Audit Committee        

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 3:00 - 4:00PM
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 3:00 - 4:00PM
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 3:00 - 4:00PM
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 3:00 - 4:00PM

Investment Committee          

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 1:00 - 2:00PM
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 1:00 - 2:00PM
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 1:00 - 2:00PM
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 1:00 - 2:00PM

Finance Committee    

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 3:00 - 4:00PM
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 3:00 - 4:00PM
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 3:00 - 4:00PM
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 3:00 - 4:00PM

Planning Committee   

Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 1:00 - 2:45PM
DEI Subgroup of Planning Committee to meet Friday, December 18, at 10:00 - 11:30AM
Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 1:00 - 2:00PM
Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 1:00 - 2:00PM
Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 1:00 - 2:00PM

Development & Marketing Committee          

Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 3:00 - 4:00PM
Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 3:00 - 4:00PM
Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 3:00 - 4:00PM
Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 3:00 - 4:00PM

Nominating & Governance Committee          

Monday, November 16, 2020 at 1:00 - 2:00PM
CANCELLED: Monday, February 22, 2021 at 1:00 - 2:00PM
Monday, May 24, 2021 at 1:00 - 2:00PM
Monday, August 23, 2021 at 1:00 - 2:00PM

Executive Committee

Monday, November 16, 2020 at 3:00 - 4:00PM
Monday, February 22, 2021 at 3:00 - 4:00PM
Monday, May 24, 2021 at 3:00 - 4:00PM
Monday, August 23, 2021 at 3:00 - 4:00PM

Full Board of Directors

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 1:00 - 4:30PM
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 12:00 - 2:00PM
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 12:00 - 2:00PM
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 12:00 - 2:00PM