WEDU Board of Directors

A. Bronson Thayer,
Chair of the Board

Cathy Unruh,
Vice Chair of the Board

Booker Rice, Jr.,

Don DeFosset,

Susan Howarth, President & CEO

Maruchi Azorin

Monroe Berkman †

Jerry Bilik

Alan C. Bomstein

Andrew Bragg

Suzanne Oaks Brownstein

Susan C. Buck

Dennis Caltagirone*

Christopher Chapman

Robert A. Darr* †

Jim Davis

Fred Dobbins* †

Richard J. Dobkin †

Hilliard Eure* †

John Franzone

Nellye Friedman* †

Marilyn Harwell

Camille Hernandez

Dr. Eileen Holden

Nancy Hale Hoyt

Brian Keenan

Phil Leigh

Gene Marshall

Sheila M. McDevitt

Rudolph Michaud, CLU* †

Ronald W. Pierce

John F. Rañon, AIA* †

Heidi Shimberg

Geoffrey Simon

Virginia Sink*

Jeff Sparling

Laura Starkey

William E. Starkey

Stephanie Stanfield

William H. Stover* †

William P. Wallace, CPCU* †

David Weinstein

*Director Emeritus 

†Past Chairman

WEDU Community Advisory Board

Andrew Bragg, Chair (Pinellas)

Jeff Griggs, Vice Chair (Polk)


Richard D. Flemings

Howard F. Harris, Jr.

Karen Mertes

Joanne Milani

William Perez

Aileen Rodriguez


Linda Jones, Ed.D.



Monica Carper


Duncan Campbell

Mary Dawn Pyle


Malcolm Warren


Susan Borozan

Roberta Hamilton

Lynn Robbins

Board Meeting Schedule

All meetings are held at WEDU unless otherwise noted. Meetings are open to the public and press.

Meetings or portions of meetings may be closed to consider matters relating to individual employees, proprietary information, litigation and other matters requiring the confidential advice of counsel, commercial or financial information obtained from a person on a privileged or confidential basis, or the purchase of property or services whenever the premature exposure of such purchase would compromise the business interests of any such organization.

2014 Board of Directors Meetings

Wednesday, November 19, 12:00 p.m.

2014 Board Committee Meetings

Executive, October 22, 12:00 p.m.

Budget & Finance, November 17, 10:00 a.m.

Investment, November 17, 11:30 a.m.

Audit, December 3, 10:00 a.m.

2014 Community Advisory Board Meetings

Thursday, December 4, 12:00 p.m.