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WHQR Announces New Board Members

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Aug 20, 2019
Five new members have been elected to the Friends of Public Radio Inc. Board of Directors, according to a news release.

The elections took place at WHQR's annual meeting in late June. WHQR Public Media is a nonprofit public radio station that broadcasts from Wilmington.

The new members are Andre Brown, an attorney with Legal Aid of North Carolina’s Wilmington Office; Joseph Conway, director of health equity and human experience at New Hanover Regional Medical Center; Samantha Dooies, administrative assistant to District Attorney Ben David; Kelly Luckhaus, financial advisor with Edward Jones Investments; and John Scherer, general counsel at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

The new members join current board members Jeff Barnes, chair; Kathleen Berkeley, vice chair; Tim Costello; Brenda Esch, secretary; Christopher Fikry; Stephen Fortlouis, treasurer; Doc Jarden; Jon McLamb; Nicolas Montoya; Kristine Moore; Robert Waxman and Rob Zapple.

Retiring from the board are Hannah Dela Cruz Abrams, Wiley Cash, Fran Scarlett, JC Smith and Geneva Reid.
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