Board of Directors

The Foundation’s Board of Directors is comprised of leading industry executives representing the media industry as well as advertising and public relations.

Executive Committee

JUDI LOPEZ
Chairperson
Chair, Fundraising Committee
EVP, Distribution & Content Strategy
Crown Media Family Networks

MICHAEL BIARD
Vice Chair
President, Operations and
Distribution
FOX

BRIAN VAUGHT
EVP, Diversity, Equity, and Belonging
Publicis Media

SCOTT WEISS
Founder & Chairman Emeritus
President & CEO
Speakeasy


SEAN GUPTA
Treasurer
SVP, Streaming Strategy at Paramount+ & Pluto TV
Paramount

JOSEPHINE PAMPHILE
President & CEO
T. Howard Foundation

ANDY TOPPING
First Vice Chair
SVP, Human Resources
Comcast Cable Communications


YVETTE MILEY
Secretary
Senior Vice President
NBCUniversal News Group

 

Directors

MICHELE BARNEY
President, Affiliate Distribution
Discovery, Inc.


ALEXANDRA CARLIN
Vice President, Communications
Hearst

TONYA CORNILEUS
VP, Development, Inclusion & Wellness
ESPN HR



KENNY GERSH
EVP, Business Development
Major League Baseball


MICHAL LOCKER
Principal, National Telecom Media & Entertainment Sector Leader
Deloitte

TOM MONTEMAGNO
EVP, Programming Acquisition
Charter Communications

JONATHAN SICHEL
EVP, General Counsel
Hallmark Media

ROB THUN
Chief Content Officer
AT&T Communications, LLC

LYNN BEALL
EVP & Chief Operating
Officer, Media Operations
TEGNA, Inc.

ANN CARLSEN
Founder & CEO
Carlsen Resources, Inc.

ROSALYN DURANT
SVP of Operations for Walt Disney World Resort
ESPN & Walt Disney World Resort


RAY HOPKINS
President, U.S. Networks Distribution
Paramount Global


ERIN L. MCPHERSON
VP, Head of Content and Partnerships
Verizon


MICHAEL PALMER
Chief Information Security Officer
Hearst

CHRISTINA SPADE
EVP & Chief Financial Officer
AMC Networks

DAVID ZAGIN
President of Distribution
A+E Networks

CHRISTINE BRAGAN
Vice President, Corporate Marketing & Communications
AMC Networks

LORI CONKLING
Global Head of Partnerships
YouTube TV

ROBERT E. FREEMAN
Partner, Co-Chair Tech, Media
& Telecom Group Member, Sports Group
Proskauer


WILLIAM KOENIG
President, Global Content &
Media Distribution
National Basketball Association

SCOTT MILLER
EVP, Business and Legal Affairs, Sales and Distribution
WarnerMedia

CHRIS PEÑA
SVP, Local Medial News
Univision Communications Inc.

YUSUF TAYOB
Group Chief Executive – Accenture Operations
Accenture