Board of Directors

The Western North Carolina Public Radio (WNCPR) Board of Directors is legally responsible for the governance of WNCPR as a nonprofit corporation. It also holds the FCC broadcast licenses for the radio stations operating as WCQS. The operation and organization of the Board is outlined in the WNCPR bylaws.

The Board members are selected for their commitment to the mission and goals of WNCPR, and for their expertise in various fields. The individual Directors serve as volunteers, and they meet in formal session as listed below. 

The meetings for 2014 are as follows:

  • February 26 - 12:30 pm at the Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity offices
  • May 28 - 12:30 pm at the offices of Ward and Smith at 82 Patton Avenue in downtown Asheville.
  • Aug 15 - 3 pm at the studios of WCQS at 73 Broadway in downtown Asheville
  • September 24 - 12:30 pm - Location TBD
  • November - 12:30 pm - Location TBD

The meetings are open to the public, and announced in advance over the air on WCQS. For specific details about WCQS Board meetings, please call 828-210-4800 during regular business hours M-F.

To contact the board please write to:

Board of Directors
WNCPR
73 Broadway St.
Asheville, NC 28801

Or email board@wcqs.org

Chair: Chuck Cloninger
Asheville, NC

Treasurer: Ken Brame
Leicester, NC

Secretary: Michael Zigler
Brevard, NC

Sheryl Aikman
Asheville, NC

Ben Anderson
Asheville, NC

Ken Brame
Leicester, NC

Heidi Campbell-Robinson
Hendersonville, NC

Bill Forsyth
Murphy, NC

Liz Franks
Asheville, NC

Marlene Hyatt
Waynesville, NC

Lewis Isaac
Asheville, NC

Amy Kelso
Asheville, NC

Dee Mason
Asheville, NC

Clifton Metcalf
Cullowhee, NC

Linda Lewis Nelms
Asheville, NC

Nancy Nehls Nelson
Weaverville, NC

Robin Payne
Weaverville, NC

Bryan Smith (Past Chairman)
Asheville, NC

Michael Ziegler
Brevard, NC

President and CEO: Jody Evans
Asheville, NC