WWOZ-FM is licensed to the Friends of WWOZ, Inc, a 501(c)(3) corporation. Its Board of Directors is appointed by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Foundation, Inc., the presenting organization of the world-famous New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
WWOZ-FM is the flagship radio station of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, broadcasting and streaming the festival live from start to finish including more than 28 performances from any of 10 Festival stages.
Our Board of Directors maintains fiscal oversight, sets policy and finds the resources to support the station.
The WWOZ Board meets each month at 4:30pm on the Wednesday before the second Thursday of the month at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation, 1205 N Rampart, New Orleans, LA 70116. The next meeting will be on May 7, 2014 at 4:30pm.
Board of Directors
C.J. Blache, President
Belinda Lewis Batiste, Treasurer
Mary Johnston Norriss, Secretary
Ruth Chouest, Community Board Member
Karen Nabonne Coaxum, Board Member
Richard Cortizas, Board Member
Robert Edmundson, Community Board Member
Alexa Georges, Board Member
Deborah Duplechin Harkins, Board Member
James Hutchinson, Community Board Member
Peter Laborde, Community Board Member
Julie Wise Oreck, Board Member
Katy Roubion, Board Member
Carol Solomon, Board Member
Karen Solomon, Board Member
Parker Sternbergh, Board Member
Below you will find the full text of David Freedman's 2013 reports to the Board. The files are in PDF format, averaging about 220KB.
Beginning in October 2013, we have been able to post minutes of our board's meetings: