Board of Trustees

Connecticut Public Broadcasting Inc. (CPBI) is owned by a unique community-based license, with a Board of Trustees serving as stewards of the institution. Trustees serve terms of four years. Elections are held each year at CPBI’s Annual Meeting.

Officers

  • Chair: Francisco L. Borges
  • Vice Chair: Jeffrey S. Hoffman
  • President: Jerry Franklin (Ex Officio)
  • Treasurer: Meg Sakellarides**
  • Secretary: [vacant]
  • Assistant Secretary: Lisa Di Donato Cambria**

Members

  • Joyce Ahrens
    Executive Vice President, The Edgehill Corporation, New York, NY
  • Tim Bannon
    Glastonbury, CT
  • Thomas Barnes
    Chairman, Barnes Group, Inc. Bristol, CT
  • Francisco Borges
    Chairman and Managing Partner, Landmark Partners Inc., Simsbury, CT
  • Bruce Bozsum
    Chairman, The Mohegan Tribe, Uncasville, CT
  • Paul Bucha
    President,Terra Mark II, LLC, Ridgefield, CT
  • Gregory Butler
    Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Northeast Utilities, Berlin, CT
  • Christopher Campbell
    President and Chief Executive Officer, Palace Digital Production Center, South Norwalk, CT
  • Gayle Capozzalo
    Executive Vice President, Yale New Haven Health System, New Haven, CT
  • Arnold Chase
    Executive Vice President, Chase Enterprises, Hartford, CT
  • Daniel Crown
    President, Red Crown Entertainment, New York, NY
  • Christopher M. Dadlez
    President and Chief Executive Officer, Saint Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT
  • Arthur Diedrick
    Morris, CT
  • Jeffrey A. Flaks
    Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Hartford HealthCare, Hartford, CT
  • Jerry Franklin
    (Ex Officio), President and Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Inc., Hartford, CT
  • Lynn Fusco
    President, The Fusco Corporation, New Haven, CT
  • Jeffrey Hoffman
    Co-Chairman, Hoffman Auto Group, East Hartford, CT
  • Peter G. Kelly
    Senior Principal, Updike, Kelly & Spellacy PC, Hartford, CT
  • Mary McLaughlin
    Senior Vice President, Comcast Western New England,Berlin, CT
  • Thea Montanez
    Managing Director, Montanez Consulting, LLC, Hartford, CT
  • William Nickerson
    President, Eugene A Hoffman Management Inc., New York, NY
  • George Norfleet
    Director, The Office of Film, Television & Digital Media,Hartford, CT
  • Faye Preston
    Principal, Rock Hill Associates, LLC, Litchfield, CT
  • Brian A. Renstrom
    Partner, Blum, Shapiro & Company, P.C., West Hartford, CT
  • Rick Richter
    Zachary Shuster Harmsworth, New York, NY
  • Meg Sakellarides
    ** Chief Financial Officer, Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Inc., Hartford, CT
  • Eugene Salorio
    UConn School of Business/Management Department, Storrs, CT
  • John Soto
    President/Owner, Space-Craft Manufacturing, New Haven, CT
  • E. Roger Williams
    Founder and President, Roger Wilco Productions, LLC, New Canaan, CT
  • Jay Youngling
    President, Independent Resources, Inc., Litchfield, CT
  • Michael Zebarth
    Director, PIMMS/Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

Edith Bjornson, Laura Lee Simon & Carl Chadburn – Trustees Emeriti

**Officer of the Corporation, not a Trustee 


Meetings

Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Inc.
Board of Trustees Meetings
2014-2015

All meetings of Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Inc. and its Committees are open to the public except for the Compensation Committee meetings, which are closed meetings.  Compensation Committee Meetings are closed to the public because the Committee considers confidential matters relating to compensation and benefits relating to individual employees.

The dial-in for all telephonic meetings is 1-800-989-2842, conference ID 278-5310.

Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: CPTV Studios, 1049 Asylum Ave., Hartford, CT

Date: Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: CPTV Studios, 1049 Asylum Ave., Hartford, CT

Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Yale New Haven Health System
789 Howard Avenue
Bishop Conference Room
1058 Clinic Building
New Haven, CT 06519

Date: Thursday, April 9, 2015
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Winvian
155 Alain White Road
Morris, CT 06763

Annual Meeting

Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: CPTV Studios, 1049 Asylum Ave, Hartford, CT

Audit Committee Meetings

Date: Friday, September 5, 2014 (Audit Closing Conference)
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: CPTV Studios, 1049 Asylum Ave, Hartford, CT

Date: Friday, October 24, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: CPTV Studios, 1049 Asylum Ave, Hartford, CT

Date: Monday, February 9, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: CPTV Studios, 1049 Asylum Ave, Hartford, CT

Date: Friday, May 15, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: CPTV Studios, 1049 Asylum Ave, Hartford, CT

Finance Committee Meetings

Date: Friday, September 19, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Via Conference Call

Date: Friday, November 21, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Via Conference Call

Date: Friday, January 23, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Via Conference Call

Date: Friday, March 27, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Via Conference Call

Date: Thursday, May 21, 2014
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Via Conference Call

Investment Committee Meetings

Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Via Conference Call

Date: Friday, November 21, 2014
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Via Conference Call

Date: Friday, January 23, 2015
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Via Conference Call

Date: Friday, April 24, 2015
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Via Conference Call

Date: July 24, 2015
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Via Conference Call

Public Policy Committee Meetings

Date: February 24, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Via conference call

Nominating Committee Meetings

Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Location: CPTV Studios, 1049 Asylum Ave., Hartford

Fund Development Committee Meetings

Date: February 27, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Via conference call

Compensation Committee Meetings

Date: Friday, January 16, 2015 – Closed Meeting
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Via Conference Call

Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 – Closed Meeting
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Via Conference Call

Strategic Planning Committee Meeting

Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Location: TBD


To Contact Board of Trustees
Contact: Lisa Di Donato Cambria, Board Liaison
Tel: (860) 275-7222
E-mail: [email protected]