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  • Chanta Howard Wilkinson is a human resources consultant with Vantige, Inc., where she helps clients strategically integrate effective human resources processes, programs, and practices in their daily operations. Previously she was the associate...

  • Charlisa Holloway Edelin is the interim chair of Delaware State University’s Department of Mass Communications, Visual, and Performing Arts and co-director of the university’s Law Studies Program. In addition, she is co-advisor of the...

  • David Brond is Vice President/Director of Account Services for Aloysius Butler & Clark, a full-service marketing communications agency. In this capacity, he is responsible for overseeing and guiding client relationships and project...

  • Dennis Rochford is President of the Maritime Exchange for the Delaware River and Bay, a non-profit trade association serving port businesses throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.  In...

  • Drewry Fennell is chief officer of strategic communication and development at Christiana Care Health System. She was previously Chief of Staff for Governor Jack Markell and former executive director of the Delaware Criminal Justice Council. She...

  • Secretary

    Ellen J. Roberts is a Delaware-based freelance writer, editor, copy editor, and project manager with a passion for punctuation, grammar, and the Oxford comma. She has more than 40 years of experience in public, investor, and constituent...

  • Jim lives in the Lewes, Delaware area and is a semi-retired lawyer. He grew up in Arkansas and graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1962, followed by service in the Marine Corps until 1965. He received his law degree from the University...

  • President

    Jane Vincent joined Delaware Public Media as interim President in 2017 and is totally committed to the mission! She’s probably better known for her long career in public and community service with local and federal government, the philanthropic...

  • Treasurer

    Jennifer Cornell has been working with Delaware Public Media since 2014 and was appointed Treasurer in 2016, providing internal bookkeeping and accounting services and serving on the Finance Committee.  She has a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting...

  • Leon Tucker is the owner of Leon Tucker Public Relations, LLC. Prior to starting his marketing and communications firm, Leon served as Director of Communications at the Delaware Department of Labor and represented Habitat for Humanity of New...

  • Michael Sigman is a trainer, coach, consultant and speaker specializing in leadership development. Clients seek his expertise in Media Interview Techniques, Public Speaking Skills, Speech Preparation, Meeting Facilitation, Negotiation, Sales...

  • Nancy Karibjanian has been with Delaware First Media since its founding in 2009. She is Director of the University of Delaware Center for Political Communication and an instructor in the Communication Department and Journalism Program....

  • Vice Chair, Board of Directors

    Randy Farmer joined the Delaware Health Information Network (DHIN) in September of 2011 and currently serves in the role of Chief Operating Officer.  As DHIN’s COO, Farmer is responsible for all customer facing aspects of the organization...

  • Chair, Board of Directors

    Robert J. Varipapa, MD, is a Dover neurologist and the founder and managing shareholder of CNMRI, a Dover-based provider of diagnostic, medical, and rehabilitative care. He is on the staff of Bayhealth Medical Center and chairs the Department...