WXPN/Philadelphia GM Roger LaMay New NPR Board Chair
November 4, 2015 at 10:57 AM (PT)
ROGER LAMAY, GM of UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA Triple A WXPN/PHILADELPHIA, has been elected by the NPR Board of Directors as Chair of the Board. He was recently re-elected to a second term on the Board in SEPTEMBER of this year. He will also continue his three-year term as Member Director. He started his term TODAY (11/4)
"It's a great honor and responsibility to be elected to lead one of the world's leading fact-based journalism organizations,” LAMAY said. “NPR is peerless in its impact on our culture and democracy."
NPR's 16-member NPR Board of Directors is comprised of 10 NPR member station managers (elected by their fellow member stations); five public members (elected by the Board and confirmed by member stations); the chairman of the NPR Foundation; and the president and CEO of NPR. The Board guides the direction of NPR by setting policies and overall strategy, providing financial oversight and monitoring performance.