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...Other reelections also announced...

Molly Dickinson Shepard, president of Shepard Executive Resources LLC and The Leader's Edge(TM), has been reelected Chairman of the 2002-2003 Board of Directors of WHYY, Inc., the leading public broadcaster of programming and services through TV, FM, web and community events in the region.

A board member since 1992 and winner of the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce 2001 Paradigm Award, Shepard has been instrumental in helping to shape and guide policy at WHYY-TV and FM. While serving as Chairman, WHYY has increased its membership by 5% and member revenue by 13%. In recognition for her work with the station, Shepard recently received the Elizabeth Campbell Outstanding Public Broadcaster Volunteer Award offered by the National Friends of Public Broadcasting. The award is given to outstanding volunteers in public broadcasting who demonstrate leadership, effectiveness and unselfish devotion to the cause of public broadcasting.

"WHYY is extremely fortunate to have Molly on our board of directors," said WHYY President and CEO William J. Marrazzo. "Her expertise, hard work and dedication have significantly helped facilitate many of our goals." Shepard is Principal of The Leader's Edge, an organization that delivers personal and practical learning and developmental experience to executive women to enhance their effectiveness and ultimate success as senior leaders in their organizations.

M. Lynn Herrick Sharp 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 the eyes and ears of WHYY in the community; bringing community needs before the CAB and reporting back to the community about WHYY policies, decisions and services.

Thomas A. Ciconte, Jr., was reelected to the position of treasurer and Elisabeth Poole, was reelected secretary.

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