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Who's Who

MPT Management

Larry D. Unger • President and Chief Executive Officer
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Steven J. Schupak • Executive Vice President & Station Manager
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George R. Beneman II • Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
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Travis Mitchell • Senior Vice President, Chief Content Officer
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Suzanne Schwertman • Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
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Colette Colclough • Vice President, Human Resources
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Betsy Peisach • Vice President, Education
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Linda Taggart • Vice President, Development
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Andrew H. Levine • General Counsel
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Erin Chrest • Managing Director, Major & Planned Giving
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John Davis • Managing Director, MotorWeek
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Michael English • Managing Director, Content
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Randy Farmer-O'Connor • Managing Director, Corporate Support
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Fran Minakowski • Senior Advisor to the President
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Eric Neumann • Managing Director, On-Air Fundraising & Development Productions
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Kate Pearson • Managing Director, Programming & Acquisitions
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Kristen Penczek • Managing Director, Audience Engagement
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Krista Respass • Managing Director, Early Childhood Education Services
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Susan Wolfinger Schmitt • Managing Director, Human Resources
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Vera Turner • Managing Director, Membership
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Harry Vaughn • Managing Director, Production Services
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Jennifer White • Managing Director, Digital Fundraising
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Tom Williams • Managing Director, Communications
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Maryland Public Broadcasting Commission

Edward H. Kaplan, Chair » profile
Richard J. Bodorff, Vice Chair
Debra A. Bright, Ed.D.
Mohammed Choudhury
Shelly L. Gardeniers
Rebecca J. Hanson, Esq.
Irwin R. Kramer
Howard J. Rosen, CPA
Beth E. Suarez
Bruce A. Wahl
Ellie K. Wang
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2021 Commission meetings (virtual)

  • Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 2pm
    Budget & Compensation Committee
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  • Monday, January 25, 2021 at 9am
    Audit Committee
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 10:30am
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  • Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 10:30am
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  • Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 10:30am
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  • Monday, May 17, 2021 at 2pm
    Budget & Compensation Committee
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  • Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 10:30am » minutes
  • Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 10:30am
    (Joint meeting with MPT Foundation)
  • Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 2pm
    Budget & Compensation Committee
  • Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 10:30am »agenda
  • Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 10:30am
  • Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at 10:30am

2020 Commission meetings

  • Wednesday, January 15, 2020
    Audit Committee at 8:30am
    Budget & Compensation Committee at 10am
  • Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 8:30am
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  • Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 8:30am
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 11:30am
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  • Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 1:30pm
    Budget & Compensation Committee
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 8:30am
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  • Thursday, June 18, 2020 (evening)
  • Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 10:30am
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  • Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 10:30am
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  • Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 10:30am 
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MPT Foundation, Inc.

John Anthony Wolf, Esq., Chair
Kathryn D. Lindquist, Vice Chair
Larry D. Unger, President
Erin Chrest, Secretary
Suzanne Schwertman, Treasurer
Alfred R. Berkeley III
Richard J. Bodorff
H. King Corbett
W. Thomas Curtis
Robert C. Douglas
Rhea Feikin
Elaine Freeman
Shelly Gardeniers
William B. Gilmore
Rebecca J. Hanson, Esq.
Edward H. Kaplan
Harry Kassap
Joy Thomas-Moore
Dr. Elizabeth Molina Morgan
Mary Louise Preis
Stanley F. Rodbell
Richard Rynd
Beth E. Suarez
Paul G. Ullmann
Ellie K. Wang
Patrick Butler, Chair Emeritus