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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

Current WNIT Directors' Circle Members

Updated 12/13/2016

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

* Deceased Charter Director