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Three Delaware residents were recently reelected to serve as officers of the Board of Directors of WHYY, Inc., for 2002-2003. WHYY is the leading public broadcaster of programming and services through TV, FM, web and community events in the region.

M. Lynn Herrick Sharp, a resident of Wilmington, was reelected to the position of Vice Chair of the Board of Directors. As Vice Chair, she also serves as Chair of WHYY's Community Advisory Board (CAB). WHYY's CAB is made up of two-dozen citizens from the tri-state region who act as liaison between WHYY and the community; bringing community needs before the CAB and reporting back to the community about WHYY's policies, decisions and services.

Thomas A. Ciconte was reelected to the position of treasurer and Elisabeth Poole was reelected secretary. Both are residents of Wilmington. "WHYY is extremely fortunate to have these gifted professionals on our Board of Directors," said WHYY President and CEO William J. Marrazzo. "Their experience will help WHYY better serve the community of Delaware and the region."

The following Delaware residents also serve on the Board of Directors: Professor Leland Ware, the Louis L. Redding Chair for the Study of Law and Public Policy at the University of Delaware; Charles S. McDowell, Esq., Partner of Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP in Wilmington; and Nathan Hayward, III, Secretary of the Department of Transportation Administration Center.

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