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Governing and Advisory Bodies

Working behind the scenes to create the best in public radio.

Fordham University Board of Trustees, Executive Committee

WFUV is the member-supported public media service licensed to Fordham University. The station’s governing board is The Executive Committee of Fordham University’s Board of Trustees.

  • Robert D. Daleo, Chair; Retired Vice Chairman, Thomson Reuters
  • Edward M. Stroz, Vice Chair; Executive Chairman, Stroz Friedberg, LLC
  • Nora Ahern Grose, Secretary
  • Don Almeida; Retired Vice Chairman, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC
  • Michael J. Cosgrove; President, Carragh Consulting USA
  • Darlene Luccio Jordan; Executive Director, The Gerald R. Jordan Foundation
  • Joseph M. McShane, S.J.; President, Fordham University
  • Thomas J. Regan, S.J.; Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Loyola University Chicago
  • Dennis G. Ruppel; Partner, Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Rupel & Burns, LLP
  • Thomas Scirghi, S.J.; Rector, Associate Professor of Theology, Fordham University

WFUV Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is very involved with the station on a regular basis, in support of activities such as strategic planning, events, and fundraising.

  • Laurie Sprayregen (Co-Chair, WFUV Advisory Board), Sprayregen Real Estate Advisors
  • John Heller (Co-Chair, WFUV Advisory Board), Private Investor
  • Irwyn Applebaum
  • Hugo Barreca, National Standard Finance, LLC
  • Susan Bershad, M.D., Mount Sinai
  • Ann Blinkhorn, Blinkhorn, L.L.C.
  • John Creamer, Ernst & Young LLP (Retired)
  • Kurt Feuerman, Alliance Bernstein
  • Karen Sloe Goodman, Jacob Burns Film Center
  • John A Herrmann, Jr. (Past Co-Chair, WFUV Advisory Board), Lincoln International, LLC
  • Jarrett Lilien, Bendigo Partners
  • Patty Lipshutz, MOMA
  • John MacNeil, Moody Street Pictures
  • Peter Madonia, The Rockefeller Foundation
  • Thao Matlock
  • Richard Mines, WB Wood
  • Jordan Seaman, Private Investor
  • Lisa Shalett, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
  • Peter Smith, TPG Real Estate
  • Larry Taylor, StoneCastle Securities, LLC.
  • Joe Wekselblatt, Angelo, Gordon & Co.
  • Peter M. Ziemba, WisdomTree Investments

Community Advisory Board

The Community Advisory Board meets on a quarterly basis and is composed of people who are reasonably representative of the diverse needs and interests of the communities served by WFUV. Board members serve a renewable three-year term and must be willing to regularly attend board meetings.

The CAB is designed to review the impact of the programming goals, community service and significant policy decisions established by the station (the board is instrumental in WFUV's Strike A Chord campaign). Its role is strictly advisory and it has no authority over the daily management or operation of the station. There is no financial compensation for service, but there are no fundraising responsibilities. Employees of WFUV and Fordham University may not serve.

The CAB has open recruitment for new members every year. To apply, fill out this form. The Community Advisory Board meets four times a year at WFUV's Broadcast Center in Keating Hall on Fordham's Rose Hill Campus in Bronx, NY. Meetings are open to the public. Dates for the quarterly meetings are announced at least seven days in advance. For information about how to attend, please email

Meeting dates:

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 6:30pm
  • Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 6:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 6:30pm
  • Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 6:30pm

WFUV Community Advisory Board:

  • Suzanne McGillicuddy, Chair
  • Jennifer Proga, Vice Chair
  • Mary Boland
  • Paulo Coelho
  • Helene Cohen
  • Peter DiIorio
  • Diana Duffy
  • Laura Dukess
  • Monica Foster
  • Stephen Gaines
  • Wayne Josel
  • Caroline Kolb
  • Peter Luftig
  • Cathy Maher Smith
  • Fleur Martino
  • Shawn Parker
  • Walter Primoff
  • Phil Schecter
  • Howard Stern
  • Tamara Tripp
  • Dana Weissman

WFUV Honorary Advisory Board

  • Jackson Browne
  • Edie Falco
  • Nora Guthrie
  • Norah Jones
  • Jorma Kaukonen
  • Tim Robbins
  • Martin Scorsese
  • Paul Simon
  • James Taylor
  • Suzanne Vega