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
EVP, Distribution & Content Strategy
Hallmark Media

MICHAEL BIARD
Vice Chair
President, Operations and
Distribution
FOX

JONATHAN SICHEL
Secretary
EVP, General Counsel
Hallmark Media

 

SCOTT WEISS
Founder & Chairman Emeritus
President & CEO
Speakeasy

ANDY TOPPING
Vice Chair
SVP, Human Resources
Comcast Communications, Inc.


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

 

YVETTE MILEY
First Vice Chair
Senior Vice President
NBCUniversal & MSNBC

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

 JOSEPHINE PAMPHILE
President & CEO
T. Howard Foundation

Directors

MICHELE BARNEY
President, Affiliate Distribution
Warner Bros. Discovery


ALEXANDRA CARLIN
Vice President, Communications
Hearst

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 of Distribution
Warner Bros. Discovery

CHRIS PEÑA
SVP, Local Medial News
Univision Communications Inc.


ROB THUN
Chief Content Officer
DIRECTV

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

ANN CARLSEN
Founder & CEO
Carlsen Resources, Inc.

TONYA CORNILEUS
VP, Development, Inclusion & Wellness
ESPN HR


KENNY GERSH
EVP, Business Development
Major League Baseball



MICHAL LOCKER
National Managing Principal for Technology, Media & Telecom Industry, Deloitte Consulting
Deloitte

TOM MONTEMAGNO
EVP, Programming Acquisition
Charter Communications

YUSUF TAYOB
Group Chief Executive – Accenture Operations
Accenture

DAVID ZAGIN
President of Distribution
A+E Networks

CHRISTINE BRAGAN
VP, Corporate Marketing & Communications
AMC Networks

ANGELA CHENG-CIMINI
SVP, Talent & CHRO
Harvard Business Publishing

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

RAY HOPKINS
President, U.S. Networks Distribution
Paramount



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



MICHAEL PALMER
Chief Information Security Officer
Hearst

AISHA THOMAS-PETIT
Chief People & Diversity Officer
AMC Networks