Board of Governors 2017-07-11T10:13:43+00:00

Board of Governors

The Board of Governors is a group of elected professionals and members representing a diverse cross-section of the broadcasting community. The Board, in consultation with the Officers, provides guidance as to the priorities of the organization. If you are interested joining the Board of Governors please contact us and we will be happy to provide more information!

Executive Committee

  • President: Les Heintz – Heintz Media Productions
  • 1st Vice President: Joe Yasharoff – University of Maryland, AARP
  • 2nd Vice President: Jeffrey Kramer – Kramer Communications
  • Secretary: Jumoke Davis – Monumental Sports & Entertainment
  • Treasurer: Kate Kelly – WETA
  • National Trustee: Seth Berenzweig – Berenzweig Leonard, LLP
  • National Trustee: Jason Gittlen – WRC
  • National Trustee: Jess Snyder – WETA
  • Alternate Trustee: Les Heintz – Heintz Media Productions

Board of Governors

  • Frank Batavick – Maryland Public TV
  • Scott Brodbeck – Local News Now LLC
  • Ava-joye Burnett – WJZ-TV
  • Josh Davidsburg – University of Maryland, Freelance
  • Jumoke Davis – Monumental Sports & Entertainment
  • Eric Eglin – WBFF
  • Krystal Fogg – WETA
  • Jason Gittlen – WRC
  • Karen Hansen – Bullseye Communications
  • Kate Kelly – WETA
  • Adam Longo – WUSA9
  • Jason Marks – WAVY
  • Samara Martin-Ewing – WUSA9
  • Charles Robinson – Maryland Public TV
  • Maria Robinson – WVEC
  • Maria Rozman – WZDC Telemundo
  • Joe Yasharoff – University of Maryland, AARP
  • Amanda Zimmer – CSN Mid-Atlantic

Regional Vice Presidents

  • Charlottesville: OPEN
  • Hagerstown: Pieter Bickford – HighRock
  • Richmond: Sheryl Barnhouse – WTVR
  • Roanoke: Will Anderson – Blue Ridge PBS
  • Virginia Beach/Norfolk: OPEN

Standing Committee Chairs

  • Awards Co-Chair: Jason Gittlen – WRC
  • Awards Co-Chair: Samara Martin-Ewing – WUSA9
  • Budget & Finance Chair: OPEN
  • Bylaws: Seth Berenzweig – Berenzweig Leonard, LLP
  • Communications Chair: Karen Hansen – Bullseye Communications
  • Educational Outreach Chair: Pieter Bickford – HighRock
  • Emmy Night Co-Chair (Event): Virginia Pancoe – VPMedia
  • Emmy Night Co-Chair (Production): Joe Yasharoff – University of Maryland, AARP
  • Emmy Night Co-Chair (Production Management): OPEN
  • Membership & Sponsorship Co-Chair: Fernando Pizarro – Univision
  • Membership & Sponsorship Co-Chair: Frank Batavick – Maryland Public TV
  • Sponsorship: Les Heintz – Heintz Media Productions
  • Website & Publicity: Jess Snyder – WETA

Staff