Leadership

Board of Trustees | Emeritus Board | CAP | Senior Staff 

Detroit Public TV is governed by a Board of Trustees led by Board Chair, Timothy Nicholson, Vice President of PVS Chemicals, Inc. The board is composed of representatives from the local, business, civic, and cultural communities. The station is operated by a professional staff headed by President and CEO Rich Homberg. DPTV’s Community Advisory Panel reviews the station’s content (programming, productions) and community engagement and connects the station to ideas and interests of other organizations in Southeast Michigan. Learn more about the Community Advisory Panel >

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Board of Trustees

Officers

Trustees

Emeritus Board

Bob Allison (In Memoriam)
Elaine Baker
John Beran
Charles Ciuni
Melonie Colaianne
Susan Cooper
Tarik Daoud (In Memoriam)
Patrick Fehring
Marianne Fey
Ronald Goldsberry
Arthur Horwitz
Barbara Kratchman
Vaughn Koshkarian
Leonard Kruszewski
Bud Liebler
Dana Locniskar
James Nicholson
Michael Porter
Richard Rassel
George Riley (In Memoriam)
Lois Shaevsky
Thomas Shafer
Stephen Strome
Ken Whipple
Todd Wyett

Community Advisory Panel

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Senior Staff

Rich Homberg, President and CEO
Ollette Boyd, CFO
Laura Brandt, VP, Operations
Georgeann Herbert, SVP, Strategy
Fred Nahhat, SVP, Production
Ryan Laurie, VP, Individual Giving
Tracy Duda, AVP, Human Resources
Ed Moore, AVP, Content

Leadership


WELCOME ABOARD!

For DPTV and 90.9 WRCJ, a strong and committed board is vital to the institution’s success.

We are pleased to welcome our newest Board of Trustees:

Hiren Bhatt, Director of Software Quality for Modern Applications at Domino’s Pizza
Hiren Bhatt, Director of Software Quality for Modern Applications at Domino’s Pizza

Detroit Public Television’s Board of Trustees has named Hiren Bhatt as one of its newest members. Bhatt is Director of Software Quality for Modern Applications at Dominos Pizza. These applications drive customer-facing online ordering platforms and store innovation programs. Bhatt’s responsibilities include functional quality, operational stability and data management of  software platforms and products. Read More >

Gregory Haynes, Retired Senior Systems Specialist
Gregory Haynes, Retired Senior Systems Specialist

Detroit Public Television’s Board of Trustees has named Gregory Haynes as one of its newest members. Haynes worked on the General Motors account for EDS (Electronic Data Systems) for 23 years. He also held a variety of positions including technical team leader, software testing specialist and project manager on multinational projects. Read More >

Sylvester L. Hester, President & CEO of LM Manufacturing and Supply Chain
Sylvester L. Hester, President & CEO of LM Manufacturing and Supply Chain

Detroit Public Television’s Board of Trustees has named Sylvester L. Hester as one of its newest members. Hester is a 30-year veteran automotive and aerospace supply chain executive with substantial experience in manufacturing, operations, logistics and business development. LM Manufacturing is a joint venture of Magna International and LAN Manufacturing, which is solely owned by Hester. Read More >

Rajeev Shah
Rajeev Shah, Audit Principal and CIO at Alan C. Young & Associates and COO of The Young Conway Group, LLC

Detroit Public Television’s Board of Trustees has named Rajeev Shah as one of its newest members. Shah is COO of The Young Conway Group and audit principal and CIO at Alan C. Young & Associates. He oversees their operations, policies and procedures, supporting the delivery of financial advisory and business consultancy services to clients. Read More >

John J. Walsh, President & CEO of the Michigan Manufacturers Association
John J. Walsh, President & CEO of the Michigan Manufacturers Association

Detroit Public Television’s Board of Trustees has named John J. Walsh as one of its newest members. Walsh is President & CEO of the Michigan Manufacturers Association. He directs the state’s leading organization representing Michigan manufacturers through advocacy, education and strategic business services. Read More >

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