NEPR Annual Board Meeting: Marc Berman

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NEPR Annual Board Meeting: Marc Berman

  1. 1. OP IN SLID EN G EPresident’s Report
  2. 2. Where w ve been: e’• The Foundat i on’ s 2011 Annual Repor t was r evi ewed and appr oved by t he Boar d and subm t t ed t o t he l i cense i hol der , t he Uni ver si t y of Massachuset t s Amher st , i n Febr uar y 2012.• The Boar d cul t i vat ed candi dat es f or Di r ect or vacanci es and act i vel y sought appr opr i at e candi dat es f or ot her Boar d vacanci es.• The Boar d’ s goal of r ai si ng $3. 2M i n pl edges and M gi f t s by M ay 2012, pr i or t o cl osi ng on 1525 M n ai St r eet was exceeded by m e t han $400, 000. or • Thi s i ncl uded $750, 000 i n cash t o pur chase t he condom ni um space. i • Over $5M t owar d t he over al l $7M goal has been M M r ai sed.
  3. 3. Where w ve been: e’• The Foundat i on host ed t he f our t h, m ost successf ul t o dat e, Ar t s Humani t i es Awar ds event at t he Log Cabi n.• Changed t he nam of t he Foundat i on f r om e WFCR Foundat i on, I nc. t o New Engl and Publ i c Radi o Foundat i on, I nc.• St ar t ed NPR Di ver si t y Tr ai ni ng Pr ogr am• Appr oved t he r ecei pt of $1M i n New M ket s M ar Tax Cr edi t s.
  4. 4. Where w ve been: e’• Hi r ed an ar chi t ect , const r uct i on manager , and owner ’ s r epr esent at i ve.• The Boar d est abl i shed a subsi di ar y 501 ( c) ( 3) non- pr of i t – NEPR Real Est at e Foundat i on, I nc.• NEPR Real Est at e Foundat i on, I nc. cl osed on t he pr oper t y at 1525 M n St r eet , on ai Thur sday, Decem ber 27, 2012.
  5. 5. Where w ve been: e’M t i n M l l er , M c Ber m ar i ar an and St eve Shat z si gn t he pur chaseagr eement f or 1525 M n St r eet , Decem ai ber 27, 2012.
  6. 6. A l ook ahead:The t op board i t em i n 2013 s• Cl ose on New M ket s Tax Cr edi t s ar• Gr ound Br eaki ng Cer emony i n ear l y Febr uar y• Begi n const r uct i on of 1525 M n St r eet i n ai May• Fr equency expansi on f or al l - news WNNZ• Rai se $2M f or t he 50t h Anni ver sar y Capi t al M Cam pai gn f or WFCR t hi s cal endar year
  7. 7. A l ook ahead:The t op board i t em i n 2013 s• Com et e t he Foundat i on’ s 2012 Annual pl Repor t t o t he l i cense hol der• Recr ui t new Di r ect or s t o t he Boar d, i ncl udi ng a Vi ce Pr esi dent as soon as possi bl e• Di scuss i m pact on Annual Budget due t o shi f t i n gi vi ng t o Sust ai ni ng Par t ner s (m ont hl y gi vi ng) Pr ogr am
  8. 8. A l ook ahead:The t op board i t em i n 2013 s• Di scuss t he r ol e of t he Boar d i n f undr ai si ng• Conduct a com et e r evi ew of t he by- l aws pl• Cont i nue t o wor k wi t h NPR on di ver si t y• Host “ Bi l l Cosby Li ve f or New Engl and Publ i c Radi o, ” M ch 2, 2013 ar• Host t he 5 t h Annual NEPR Ar t s & Humani t i es Awar ds, May 7, 2013

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