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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
    • Ed and Sue Hiler
    • Craig D. Sullivan and Cynthia L. Harris
    • Mrs. Jane Warner
  • Platinum Level ($5,000 +)
    • Irions Foundation, Inc.
    • Glenn and Patty Killoren
    • Ernestine M. Raclin
    • Welter Foundation
  • Gold Level ($2,500 +)
    • Anonymous (1)
    • Susan and David Findlay
    • Mr. and Mrs. Van E. Gates
    • Margaret and Albert Gutierrez
    • Susan Kay Hintz
    • James W. and Sally F. Hubbard
    • Sara and Abraham Marcus
    • Chris and Carmi Murphy
    • Perry and Ida Reynolds Watson III
    • Ernest and Gerda Zeller
  • Silver Level ($1,000 +)
    • Anonymous (1)
    • Billie and Dave Bankoff
    • Liz and Tom Borger
    • Barbara K. Clausen
    • Tom and Dot Corson
    • Monali and Promit Das
    • Katy and Tim Demarais
    • Robin and Lisa Douglass
    • Tom and Susan Fischbach
    • Stephen and Barbara Fredman
    • Craig and Connie Fulmer
    • Van, Larry & Bill Gates and Harry Shaffer Family
    • Dave and Ginny Gibson
    • Mary Beth and Greg Giczi
    • William and Leslie Gitlin
    • Maggie and Steve Goldberg
    • Dr. Elmer Graber
    • Katherine Humphreys
    • Edward M. Jordanich
    • Najeeb and Nancy Khan
    • Rebecca and Michael Kubacki
    • Cheryl and Ken Little
    • Joan and Donald Lyons
    • Frank and Marsha Martin
    • Chris Maziar
    • Nancy McGill in memory of Irene McGill
    • Dr. Laura L. Morris
    • Susan Ohmer and Donald Crafton
    • 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
    • Michael and Julie Yates
  • Bronze Level ($500 +)
    • Anonymous (4)
    • Dottie and Tom Arnold
    • Stephen and Nancy Ball
    • Bruce and Linda Bancroft
    • Stuart and Paula Barb
    • Brian and Jeannelle Brady
    • Edward and Carla Chester
    • Jack and Karen Cittadine
    • Thomas G. Coley, Ph. D.
    • Gary Cornette and Marsha Miller
    • Marianne Corr
    • Rosemary and Fred Crowe
    • Jack and Phyllis Davis
    • Ann and Fred Dean
    • Mary Pat and Robert Deputy
    • Greg and Mary Downes
    • 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
    • Rodney and Carol Ganey
    • Nancy and Terry Gerber
    • Mr. and Mrs. John Goebel, Jr.
    • Dr. Paul and Margie Goldwin
    • Donald and Lynn Groenleer
    • James R. Hardesty
    • Janice and Larry D. Harding
    • Denise and Angel Hernandez
    • Anne Hillman
    • Thomas and Eileen Hughes
    • Leonard and Joann Isban
    • Carol and Craig Kapson
    • 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
    • Barbara and Laurence 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
    • Carol Ann Mooney and George Efta
    • Kevin and Anita Morrison
    • Mary Naquin
    • Philip and Mary Newbold
    • Lida Thompson Norris
    • Barb and John Phair
    • 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.
    • Dr. David Taber and Stephanie Scharf
    • 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