WHQR Boards

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Friends of Public Radio, Inc. holds the FCC license for WHQR. They oversee the mission of the organization, adopt the annual budget, and hire a Station Manager to run the day-to-day operations. The Board of Directors meets monthly, on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 4:30 pm at the station. All meetings of the Board of Directors are open to the public.

All regular, special, and annual meetings of the Boards are normally open. Members of the public are welcome. Meetings may move into closed sessions for specific, limited purposes. Reasons for a closed meeting would be available at WHQR's office or a copy can be mailed to any person who requests it. Public announcements of the meeting schedule are made in accordance with the Communications Act and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Copies of the minutes of all open meetings are available to the public at WHQR's office, upon request, or by mail. A schedule of Board, Community Advisory Board, and Board Committee meetings is listed below, as are the members of each Board or Committee.

Board Meeting Schedule, all meetings at 4:30pm at WHQR Studios:

  • June 22, 2017 - 6pm Annual Meeting
  • July 20, 2017 - 4:30pm Board Meeting 
  • August 17, 2017
  • September 21, 2017
  • October 19, 2017
  • November 16, 2017
  • December 21, 2017
  • January 18, 2018
  • February 15, 2018
  • March 15, 2018
  • April 19, 2017
  • May 17, 2018
  • June 21, 2018

These meeting are open to the public. Notice of open meeting policy is broadcast regularly on WHQR. For specific details about WHQR Board Meetings please call 910-343-1640 during regular business hours. 

Contact the board:
Email board@whqr.org
Write to Board of Directors, WHQR, 254 N. Front Street, Suite 300, Wilmington, NC 28401

WHQR Community Advisory Board

WHQR's Community Advisory Board (CAB) advises the station on its programming policies, goals, and decisions. It provides a means by which the Board of Directors can evaluate the station's effectiveness in serving the educational and cultural needs of the public. It is also asked to evaluate the station’s outreach and visibility. The CAB is composed eight or more members selected from the station’s listening area, meeting 6 times a year or as determined by the CAB. A member of the CAB, appointed by the CAB Chair, serves as ex-officio, non-voting member of the Board of Directors. Meetings of the CAB are open to the public. CAB meeting schedule, all at 5:15pm:

  • November 16, 2016
  • January 19, 2017
  • March 15, 2017
  • May 17, 2017
  • July 20, 2017
  • September 27, 2017

Members of the CAB are: