• PBS Kids Go!
  • PBS Kids
  • PBS Parents
PBS Logo

Director's 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.

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

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 +)
    • Ed and Sue Hiler
    • Irions Foundation Inc.
    • Ernestine M. Raclin
    • Welter Foundation
  • Gold Level ($2,500 +)
    • Anonymous (1)
    • Mr. and Mrs. Van E. Gates
    • Margaret and Albert Gutierrez
    • James W. and Sally F. Hubbard
    • Glenn and Patty Killoren
    • Sara and Abraham Marcus
    • Carmi and Chris Murphy
    • Perry and Ida Reynolds Watson III
    • Ernest and Gerda Zeller
  • Silver Level ($1,000 +)
    • Anonymous (1)
    • Billie and Dave Bankoff
    • Barbara Clausen
    • Tom and Dot Corson
    • Monali and Promit Das
    • Katy and Tim Demarais
    • Robin and Lisa Douglass
    • Susan and David Findlay
    • Tom and Susan Fischbach
    • Roger and Joyce Foley
    • Stephen and Barbara Fredman
    • Connie Fulmer
    • Rodney and Carol Ganey
    • Van Larry & Bill Gates and Harry Shaffer Family
    • Dave and Ginny Gibson
    • Mary Beth and Greg Giczi
    • William and Leslie Gitlin
    • Dr. Elmer Graber
    • Anne Hillman
    • Brian L. and Donna J. Hoover
    • Katherine Humphreys
    • Edward M. Jordanich
    • Najeeb and Nancy Khan
    • Rebecca and Michael Kubacki
    • Cheryl and Ken Little
    • Don and Joan Lyons
    • Frank and Marsha Martin
    • Chris Maziar
    • Nancy McGill in memory of Irene McGill
    • Susan Ohmer and Donald Crafton
    • 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
    • Pat and Sue Ruszkowski
    • Lorrie and Bill Schmuhl
    • Cari Shein
    • James F. and Sherry L. Smith
    • Tom and Joyce Sopko
    • Perry Stow and Andrea Mather-Stow
    • Anna M. and Douglass J. Thompson
    • Thomas F. and Anita J. Veldman
    • Mike and Dena Wargo
    • Peggy Weed
  • Bronze Level ($500 +)
    • Anonymous (4)
    • Dottie and Tom Arnold
    • Steve and Nancy Ball
    • Dan and Laurie Balla
    • Bruce and Linda Bancroft
    • Stuart and Paula Barb
    • James and Carolyn Bieneman
    • Liz and Tom Borger
    • Brian and Jeannelle Brady
    • Edward and Carla Chester
    • Jack and Karen Cittadine
    • Thomas G. Coley Ph. D.
    • Marianne Corr
    • Rosemary and Fred Crowe
    • Jack and Phyllis Davis
    • Ann and Fred Dean
    • Mary Pat and Robert Deputy
    • Greg and Mary Downes
    • 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
    • Fred and Mary Jane Ferlic
    • Tony Fitts and Ramona Payne
    • George and Katherine Freese
    • Jody and Mike Freid
    • Steven and Susan Funk
    • Nancy and Terry Gerber
    • Mr. and Mrs. John Goebel Jr.
    • Maggie and Steve Goldberg
    • Margie and Paul Goldwin
    • Donald and Lynn Groenleer
    • Janice and Larry D. Harding
    • Denise and Angel Hernandez
    • Thomas and Eileen Hughes
    • Leonard and Joann Isban
    • 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
    • James V. Leach
    • Gunnel B. Lofgren
    • Jerry and Becky Lutkus
    • Mr. and Mrs. Philip Lux
    • Gail and Robert Martin
    • Laurence and Barbara McHugh
    • Rodney and Dr. Debra McClain
    • Tom and Shari Mellin
    • Brad and Mickey Miller
    • Jeffrey Miller
    • V. Richard and Jane Miller
    • Pat and Carol Moody
    • Kevin and Anita Morrison
    • Mary Naquin
    • Philip and Mary Newbold
    • Lida Thompson Norris
    • Michael and Amy Phend
    • Dr. Rob and Lee Riley
    • Fred and Christine Rowe
    • Judy and Bob Schmuhl
    • Robert and Jo Anne Sennett
    • Tom and Maria Slager
    • Sonja Smith
    • Carl and Rita Schobert Snyder
    • Oliver C. Songlingco M.D. P.C.
    • Christopher L. Stevens
    • 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 C. Yob
    • Douglas and Janette Yoder
    • Julia Zahler

* Deceased Charter Director