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



Emeritus Board

Elaine Baker
John Beran
Charles Ciuni
Melonie Colaianne
Susan Cooper
Patrick Fehring
Marianne Fey
Ronald Goldsberry
Arthur Horwitz
Barbara Kratchman
Vaughn Koshkarian
Leonard Kruszewski
Bud Liebler
Dana Locniskar
James Nicholson
Richard Rassel
Lois Shaevsky
Thomas Shafer
Stephen Strome
Ken Whipple

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



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:

Linzie Venegas
Linzie Venegas, Ideal Group

Detroit Public Television’s Board of Trustees recently elected Linzie Venegas, president of the Detroit-based Ideal Group, as its newest member. “With her leadership, vast experience and deep commitment to diversity, she brings a fresh perspective and passion to the board,” said Rich Homberg, president and CEO of DPTV. Read More >

Dan Duggan
Dan Duggan, Bernard Financial Group

Detroit Public Television’s Board of Trustees has named Dan Duggan as one of its newest members. Duggan is the vice president of loan origination at Bernard Financial Group. “With his insight, skills and proven history in finance and executive-level media, he will be a key contributor to our mission and will provide invaluable guidance in our efforts to promote and energize our work in Detroit and throughout Southeast Michigan,” said Rich Homberg, president and CEO of DPTV. Read More >

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