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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 +)
    • Hari and Seema Agarwal
    • Community Foundation of Elkhart County
    • Estate of Jack and Shirley Appleton
    • Billie and David Bankoff
    • Arthur J. Decio
    • Florence V. Carroll Charitable Trust
    • The Garcia Family Charitable Foundation
    • Anne Hillman
    • James and Jill Hillman
    • James and Christine Kelly
    • Michael and Karen Leep
    • Don and Joan Lyons
    • Barb and John Phair
    • Ernestine M. Raclin
    • Robby and Pamela Rask
    • Pat and Sue Ruszkowski
    • Lorrie and Bill Schmuhl
    • James F. Shea
    • Craig D. Sullivan and Cynthia L. Harris
    • Sonny and Dee Tepe
    • Barbara Wind
  • Platinum Level ($5,000 +)
    • Katy and Tim Demarais
    • Dave and Ginny Gibson
    • Howard and Marie Goodhew Fund of the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County
    • Mrs. Sue Hiler
    • Leonard Isban
    • Mike and Dianne Kelbel
    • Marijo and Kevin Kelly
    • Michael and Rebecca Kubacki
    • William and Marna Mateer
    • Chris and Carmi Murphy
    • Gerald H. Shaffer
    • Welter Foundation
  • Gold Level ($2,500 +)
    • Anonymous (2)
    • Mr and Mrs Robert Elick
    • The Frank Family Fund of the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County
    • Timothy and Katherine Fulnecky
    • Mary Beth and Greg Giczi
    • Ralph Komasinski and Katherine Humphreys
    • Glenn and Patty Killoren
    • Sara and Abraham Marcus
    • Perry and Ida Reynolds Watson III
    • Susan Ohmer and Donald Crafton
    • Jeff and RaeLee Rea
    • Cari and Barry Shein
    • Thomas F. and Anita J. Veldman
  • Silver Level ($1,000 +)
    • Kyle A. Anderson
    • Anonymous (3)
    • Dr. James and Carolyn Barnes
    • Rick and Cindy Beckermeyer
    • Kathy Malone Beeler
    • Jo Ann and Joe Blazek
    • James and June Blue
    • Jack Borowski
    • Kimberley D. Bow Sundy
    • Julie and Thomas Brenner
    • Edward Carrico
    • Jack and Karen Cittadine
    • Barbara Clausen
    • Marianne Corr
    • Ann and Fred Dean
    • Barbara Dillon
    • 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
    • William and Leslie Gitlin
    • Maggie and Steve Goldberg
    • Steven and Ann Herendeen
    • Mary Suzanne Horan
    • James W. and Sally F. Hubbard
    • Dr. and Mrs. Tom Hughes
    • Interstate Asphalt
    • Richard Lamanna
    • Drs. Gail English and Nels Leininger
    • John Lloyd
    • Mr. and Mrs. Philip Lux
    • Paul and Jessica Maich
    • Chris Maziar
    • Dr. Debra and Rodney McClain
    • Judith McDowell
    • Chris Miller
    • Jane K. Miller
    • Dr. and Mrs. Brian Moloney
    • Sue Neeb
    • Neil and Diane Orians
    • Michael and Amy Phend
    • Dr. Yupadi Prasertwanitch
    • Donna and Mark Richter
    • The Honorable and Mrs. James W. Rieckhoff
    • Marjorie and Victor Riemenschneider
    • Judith Robert and Thomas J. Kapacinskas
    • June Rollinger
    • Steve and Connie Rufenbarger
    • The Paul Saltzgaber Memorial Fund for Reading, Writing and the Arts
    • Nancy and Richard Saunders
    • Tom and Maria Slager
    • James F. and Sherry L. Smith
    • Eve Sobol
    • William and Jennifer Squiers
    • Carolyn Stacik
    • Richard Stoldt and Deborah Martin-Stoldt
    • Perry Stow and Andrea Mather-Stow
    • 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
    • Louise and Stephen Anella
    • Anonymous (7)
    • Dottie and Tom Arnold
    • James and Lauren Arnold
    • Reginald F. Bain
    • Stephen and Nancy Ball (Pathfinders Advertising & Marketing Group, Inc.)
    • Bruce and Linda Bancroft
    • Stuart and Paula Barb
    • Robert and Pam Beam
    • Richard and Suzanne Belcher
    • Tania Bengtsson
    • John and Denise Berscheit
    • George Beutter
    • Carolyn Bieneman
    • Hayley Boling
    • Elizabeth Naquin Borger
    • Brian and Kelly Bowen
    • Brian and Jeannelle Brady
    • George and Martha Buckingham
    • Ruth Budd
    • George and Patricia Burgoyne
    • Peter and Chasten Buttigieg
    • Geoff and Kathie Church
    • Peg Claeys
    • Julia A. Crume
    • Monali Das
    • Richard and Jean Dennen
    • Tim Dennig
    • Mary Pat and Robert Deputy
    • Ann and Paul Divine
    • Robin and Lisa Douglass
    • Greg and Mary Downes
    • Joel and Amy Duthie
    • Marcia Eichhorn
    • Thomas and Elizabeth Eisele
    • Jill and Chris Erb
    • Diane Eskridge
    • Tony Fitts and Ramona Payne
    • Joan and Lyndal Fox
    • George and Kathy Freese
    • Betsy Fulnecky
    • Steven and Susan Funk
    • Nancy and Terry Gerber
    • Lynn Groenleer
    • Lowell and Judy Hamel
    • Janice and Larry Harding
    • Edward and Joan Hardig
    • Sharee and Frank Hartman
    • Charles S. Hayes
    • Dan Hektor and Tela Schulman-Hektor
    • Paul and Christie Helquist
    • Mary Lou and Branson E. Hiatt
    • Jane Hoffman
    • Michael and Janice Imgrund
    • Robert and Judith Jochem
    • Carol and Craig Kapson
    • Rowan Kelley and Amanda Miller Kelley
    • Joe and Maggie Kernan
    • Dean Kimble
    • Brian and Ginger Lake
    • Betty Laramore
    • Rebecca Levack
    • Ann and Gary Linley
    • Arlene Mark
    • William A. Mashke
    • Donald O. Maylath
    • Laurence and Barbara McHugh
    • Joann and Brian McMahon
    • Stephen and Connie McTigue
    • Shari and Tom 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
    • James O'Rourke
    • Gerard and Katie Parent
    • Michael and Susan Pound
    • Rieth-Riley Construction Co., Inc.
    • Charles Rizzo
    • Rachel Ridley
    • Maritza Robles**
    • Fred and Chris Rowe
    • David and Mitzi Sabato
    • Dr. William and Diane Sarnat
    • Judy and Bob Schmuhl
    • Kenton and Sally Schreck
    • James and Patricia Short
    • Carl Snyder and Rita Schobert Snyder
    • Tom and Joyce Sopko
    • Ellyn Stecker and Peter Smith
    • Rebecca Stoltzfus
    • Lawrence Szymanski
    • John Van Engen
    • Susan Vanek
    • Barbara Warner
    • Charles and Mary Weber
    • Phid and Jeff Wells
    • Dorothy and Dar Wiekamp*
    • Barbara Williams
    • Jody Wiseman
    • Nancy Wuthrich
    • Linda Yoder
    • John D. and Carol Zeglis

* Deceased Charter Director

** Deceased