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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 2/8/2017

  • Diamond Level ($10,000 +)
    • Estate of Jack and Shirley Appleton
    • Jodie Cocquyt**
    • Arthur J. Decio
    • The Garcia Family Charitable Foundation
    • Craig D. Sullivan and Cynthia L. Harris
    • Glenn and Patty Killoren
    • Ernestine M. Raclin
    • Robby and Pamela Rask
    • James F. Shea
    • Sonny and Dee Tepe
  • Platinum Level ($5,000 +)
    • Howard and Marie Goodhew Fund of the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County
    • Mrs. Sue Hiler
    • Chris and Carmi Murphy
    • Pat and Sue Ruszkowski
    • Gerald H. Shaffer
    • Welter Foundation
  • Gold Level ($2,500 +)
    • Anonymous (1)
    • Billie and David Bankoff
    • Katy and Tim Demarais
    • Mr and Mrs Robert Elick
    • Timothy and Katherine Fulnecky
    • The Jordanich Family Fund of the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County
    • Ralph Komasinski and Katherine Humphreys
    • Michael and Karen Leep
    • Sara and Abraham Marcus
    • Perry and Ida Reynolds Watson III
    • Susan Ohmer and Donald Crafton
    • Jeff and RaeLee Rea
    • Lorrie and Bill Schmuhl
    • Cari and Barry Shein
    • Thomas F. and Anita J. Veldman
    • Gerda Zeller
  • Silver Level ($1,000 +)
    • Anonymous (2)
    • Jo Ann and Joe Blazek
    • James and June Blue
    • Edward Carrico
    • Jack and Karen Cittadine
    • Barbara Clausen
    • Marianne Corr
    • Tom Corson
    • The Cressy Foundation
    • Ann and Fred Dean
    • Barbara Dillon
    • Greg and Mary Downes
    • Thomas and Elizabeth Eisele
    • 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
    • Jody and Mike Freid
    • 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
    • William and Leslie Gitlin
    • Michael and Karen Harmon
    • Anne Hillman
    • James and Jill Hillman
    • Brian L. and Donna J. Hoover
    • Mary Suzanne Horan
    • James W. and Sally F. Hubbard
    • Dr. and Mrs. Tom Hughes
    • Michael and Rebecca Kubacki
    • Joseph and Nancy Jo Kuzmitz
    • Drs. Gail English and Nels Leininger
    • Mr. and Mrs. Philip Lux
    • Don and Joan Lyons
    • Paul and Jessica Maich
    • Chris Maziar
    • Dr. Debra and Rodney McClain
    • Judith McDowell
    • Jane K. Miller
    • Dr. and Mrs. Brian Moloney
    • Neil and Diane Orians
    • 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
    • Mrs. Connie Saltzgaber
    • Tom and Maria Slager
    • James F. and Sherry L. Smith
    • Carolyn Stacik
    • Richard Stoldt and Deborah Martin-Stoldt
    • Perry Stow and Andrea Mather-Stow
    • Kimberley D. Sundy
    • Mike and Dena Wargo
    • Peggy Weed
    • Patrick and Jeannie Welch
    • Michael and Julie Yates
    • Douglas and Janette Yoder
  • Bronze Level ($500 +)
    • Eric and Sandy Amt
    • Anonymous (5)
    • Dottie and Tom Arnold
    • James and Lauren Arnold
    • Stephen and Nancy Ball (Pathfinders Advertising & Marketing Group Inc.)
    • Bruce and Linda Bancroft
    • Stuart and Paula Barb
    • In Memory of Adam Barker
    • Robert and Pam Beam
    • Kathy Malone Beeler
    • Richard and Suzanne Belcher
    • Tania Bengtsson
    • John and Denise Berscheit
    • George Beutter
    • Carolyn Bieneman
    • Nancy Binder
    • Hayley Boling
    • Elizabeth Naquin Borger
    • Brian and Jeannelle Brady
    • Ed and Carla Chester
    • Geoff and Kathy Church
    • Julia A. Crume
    • Monali Das
    • Richard and Jean Dennen
    • Tim Dennig
    • Mary Pat and Robert Deputy
    • Ann and Paul Divine
    • Robin and Lisa Douglass
    • Joel and Amy Duthie
    • Ken and Mary Eme
    • John Van Engen
    • Jill and Chris Erb
    • Joan and Lyndal Fox
    • George and Kathy Freese
    • Betsy Fulnecky
    • 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
    • Dan and Tela Hektor
    • Carol and Craig Kapson
    • Rowan Kelley and Amanda Miller Kelley
    • James and Christine Kelly
    • Dean Kimble
    • Barbara and Donald T. Kindt
    • Brian and Ginger Lake
    • Betty Laramore
    • Gunnel Lofgren
    • Jerry and Becky Lutkus
    • Arlene Mark
    • Ron and Dolores McDonald
    • Laurence and Barbara McHugh
    • Joann and Brian McMahon
    • Stephen and Connie McTigue
    • Tom and Shari Mellin
    • Max and Lydia Mertz
    • Brad and Mickey Miller
    • Jeffrey Miller
    • Pat and Carol Moody
    • Kevin and Anita Morrison
    • Mary Naquin
    • Mark and Kathleen Neal
    • Philip and Mary Newbold Beacon Health System
    • Tony Fitts and Ramona Payne
    • Michael and Susan Pound
    • Dr. Rob and Lee Riley
    • Charles Rizzo
    • Maritza Robles**
    • Fred and Chris Rowe
    • David and Mitzi Sabato
    • Dr. William and Diane Sarnat
    • Judy and Bob Schmuhl
    • James and Patricia Short
    • Joyce Simpson
    • Mark and Vicki Smucker
    • Carl Snyder and Rita Schobert Snyder
    • Eve Sobol
    • Oliver C. Songlingco M.D. P.C.
    • Tom and Joyce Sopko
    • Joyce and Richard Stifel
    • Susan Vanek
    • Thom and Jeannine Villing
    • Barbara Warner
    • Phid and Jeff Wells
    • Dorothy and Dar Wiekamp*
    • Barbara Williams
    • Joseph and Barbara Wind
    • William and Julia Knight
    • John and Carolyn Wolf
    • Nancy Wuthrich
    • Nancy C. Yob

* Deceased Charter Director