Public Media Advisory Board and Management

The Public Media Advisory Board of WGCU (PMAB)

The WGCU Public Media Advisory Board assists WGCU in realizing its mission and its long-range goals. The board communicates to and on behalf of listeners, viewers and subscribers; provides input concerning public broadcasting to governmental agencies and elected officials; and assists in WGCU engagement and fundraising activities.

PMAB Members

  • Judy M. Bricker, Naples
  • Jim Hale (Chair), Bonita Springs
  • Lydia Black, Fort Myers
  • Howard Cohen, Estero
  • Mimi Chapin Gregory, Naples
  • Ashley Coone (FGCU Board of Trustees Liaison)
  • Mike Hirsh, Punta Gorda
  • Corey Lewis (ex-officio), Naples
  • Iqbal Mamdani, Naples
  • Steve O’Brien, Naples
  • Muriel Olsen (board secretary), Fort Myers
  • Linda Penniman, Naples
  • Zulaika Quintero, Immokalee
  • Richard Solum, Bonita Springs
  • Charisse Thomas, Fort Myers
  • Steve Vesce, Estero

WGCU Senior Staff

General Manager
Mr. Corey Lewis

Associate General Manager for Development and Community Relations
Ms. Pam Garvey

Associate General Manager of Content
Ms. Amy Shumaker

Associate General Manager for Technology and Operations
Mr. Kevin Trueblood

Director of Production
Ms. Sheri Coleman

Director of Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. David Duke

FM News Director
Ms. Julie Glenn

Assistant Director, Membership & Communications
Ms. Pamela James


Author: WGCU Public Media