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Directors' Circle

Dedicated and select. That describes what the WNIT Directors' Circle stands for.

Individuals like you who, by your commitment, contribute to the total annual support that is the foundation of WNIT's operations. Your very important contribution makes possible the outstanding programs and services that everyone in Michiana enjoys.

We are grateful to members of the WNIT Directors' Circle for their annual financial support and commitment to WNIT, now and in the future. To demonstrate our appreciation, we are pleased to make available the following benefits when you become a member of the WNIT Directors' Circle.

Begin or Renew Your Directors' Circle Membership

Diamond Level - Annual Contribution: $10,000+

  • All the Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze benefits
  • Preferred seating at WNIT special events

Platinum Level - Annual Contribution: $5,000+

  • All the Gold, Silver, and Bronze benefits, plus
  • An Opportunity to host a PBS personality at a WNIT special event

Gold Level - Annual Contribution: $2,500-$4,999

  • All of the Silver and Bronze benefits, plus
  • An Invitation to "Lunch with the President" of WNIT for you and a guest

Silver Level - Annual Contribution: $1,000-$2,499

  • All of the Bronze benefits, plus
  • An Invitation to all WNIT special programs and events
  • Opportunity to attend celebrity appearances during in-studio productions

Bronze Level - Annual Contribution: $500-$999

  • Invitations to all Directors' Circle receptions
  • Advance notice of special programs and events
  • An annual subscription to the WNIT bimonthly programming guide, The Planner
  • Recognition of your Directors' Circle support in The Planner
  • A Subscription to The Director , WNIT's quarterly Directors' Circle newsletter

Updated 11/1/2015

Current WNIT Directors' Circle Members

  • Diamond Level ($10,000 +)
    • Arthur J. Decio
    • Craig D. Sullivan and Cynthia L. Harris
    • Mrs. Jane Warner*
  • Platinum Level ($5,000 +)
    • Billie and David Bankoff
    • Ed and Sue Hiler
    • Irions Foundation Inc.
    • Chris and Carmi Murphy
    • Ernestine M. Raclin
    • Welter Foundation
  • Gold Level ($2,500 +)
    • Anonymous (1)
    • William and Leslie Gitlin
    • Howard and Marie Goodhew Fund of the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County
    • Margaret and Albert Gutierrez
    • Anne Hillman
    • James W. and Sally F. Hubbard
    • Edward M. Jordanich
    • Glenn and Patty Killoren
    • Perry and Ida Reynolds Watson III
    • Pat and Sue Ruszkowski
    • Cari and Barry Shein
    • Ernest and Gerda Zeller
  • Silver Level ($1,000 +)
    • Stephen and Nancy Ball
    • Jack and Karen Cittadine
    • Barbara Clausen
    • Marianne Corr
    • Tom and Dot Corson
    • Promit and Monali Das
    • Katy and Tim Demarais
    • Greg and Mary Downes
    • Robin and Lisa Douglass
    • Fred and Mary Jane Ferlic
    • Susan and David Findlay
    • Tom and Susan Fischbach
    • Roger and Joyce Foley
    • Stephen and Barbara Fredman
    • Mrs. L. Craig Fulmer
    • Rodney and Carol Ganey
    • Van and Jean Gates
    • Van Larry & Bill Gates and Harry Shaffer Family
    • Dave and Ginny Gibson
    • Mary Beth and Greg Giczi
    • Mr. and Mrs. John Goebel Jr.
    • Maggie and Steve Goldberg
    • Michael and Karen Harmon
    • James and Jill Hillman
    • Brian L. and Donna J. Hoover
    • Leonard and Jo Ann Isban
    • Ralph Komasinski and Katherine Humphreys
    • Rebecca and Michael Kubacki
    • James V. Leach
    • Cheryl and Ken Little
    • Don and Joan Lyons
    • Sara and Abraham Marcus
    • Chris Maziar
    • Nancy McGill in memory of Irene McGill
    • Susan Ohmer and Donald Crafton
    • Steven Perlewitz
    • Barb and John Phair
    • Donna and Mark Richter
    • The Honorable and Mrs. James W. Rieckhoff
    • Judith Robert and Thomas J. Kapacinskas
    • Maritza Robles
    • Steve and Connie Rufenbarger
    • Dr. David and Mitzi Sabato
    • Mr. and Mrs. Mark Saltzgaber
    • Lorrie and Bill Schmuhl
    • James F. and Sherry L. Smith
    • Tom and Joyce Sopko
    • Perry Stow and Andrea Mather-Stow
    • Thomas F. and Anita J. Veldman
    • Mike and Dena Wargo
    • Peggy Weed
    • Michael and Julie Yates
  • Bronze Level ($500 +)
    • Anonymous (4)
    • Dottie and Tom Arnold
    • Dan and Laurie Balla
    • Bruce and Linda Bancroft
    • Stuart and Paula Barb
    • Beacon Health System
    • Kathy Malone Beeler and Brian Regan
    • Carolyn Bieneman
    • Nancy Binder
    • Jo Ann and Joe Blazek
    • Liz and Tom Borger
    • Brian and Jeannelle Brady
    • Edward and Carla Chester
    • Thomas G. Coley Ph. D.
    • Rosemary and Fred Crowe
    • Ann and Fred Dean
    • Mary Pat and Robert Deputy
    • George Efta and Carol Ann Mooney
    • Thomas and Elizabeth Eisele
    • Ken and Mary Eme
    • Drs. Gail English and Nels Leininger
    • Jill and Chris Erb
    • Irene Eskridge
    • Tony Fitts and Ramona Payne
    • George and Katherine Freese
    • Jody and Mike Freid
    • Steven and Susan Funk
    • Nancy and Terry Gerber
    • Margie and Paul Goldwin
    • Donald and Lynn Groenleer
    • Janice and Larry D. Harding
    • Charles S. Hayes
    • Denise and Angel Hernandez
    • Mary Suzanne Horan
    • Dr. and Mrs. Tom Hughes
    • Carol and Craig Kapson
    • Dr. J. Michael Kelbel
    • James and Christine Kelly
    • Gretchen and Dean Kimble
    • Barbara and Donald T. Kindt
    • Brian and Ginger Lake
    • Betty Laramore
    • Gunnel B. Lofgren
    • Jerry and Becky Lutkus
    • Mr. and Mrs. Philip Lux
    • Gail and Robert Martin
    • Rodney and Dr. Debra McClain
    • Ron and Dolores McDonald
    • Barb and Larry McHugh
    • Joann and Brian McMahon
    • Collin and Rose Meissner
    • Tom and Shari Mellin
    • Brad and Mickey Miller
    • Jeffrey Miller
    • Pat and Carol Moody
    • Kevin and Anita Morrison
    • Mary Naquin
    • Lida Thompson Norris
    • Michael and Amy Phend
    • Dr. Rob and Lee Riley
    • Fred and Chris Rowe
    • Dr. William and Diane Sarnat
    • Judy and Bob Schmuhl
    • Tom and Maria Slager
    • Sonja Smith
    • Carl Snyder and Rita Schobert Snyder
    • Eve Sobol
    • Oliver C. Songlingco M.D. P.C.
    • Christopher L. Stevens
    • Joyce and Richard Stifel
    • Anna M. and Douglass J. Thompson
    • Paul D. and Mary H. Tipps
    • Barbara Warner
    • Phid and Jeff Wells
    • Dorothy and Dar* Wiekamp
    • Joseph and Barbara Wind
    • John and Carolyn Wolf
    • Mary and Joe M. Woodka
    • Nancy Wuthrich
    • Nancy C. Yob
    • Douglas and Janette Yoder
    • Julia A. Zahler

* Deceased Charter Director