Robin Turnau has served as President & CEO of Vermont Public Radio since 2009. Under Robin’s leadership, the organization completed the $10M VPR Next Campaign in 2017 that allowed for the expansion and renovation of VPR’s headquarters and the establishment of the VPR Innovation Fund. Robin began working at VPR in 1989, serving previously as vice president of development, director of development, and development manager at the station. Robin oversaw all individual, corporate, foundation and event revenues for the station, including a successful $10M endowment campaign completed in 2008.
Robin serves on the Board of Directors for Eastern Region Public Media, a member-based organization comprised of more than seventy public radio stations that works to enhance and improve the ability of stations to serve their listeners and communities. She served on the Board of Directors for Greater Public from 2009-2016, an organization that provides nationwide leadership in fostering integrated and innovative business practices so that local communities can sustain high-quality public radio. She served on the board of the Station Resource Group from 2014 to 2016.
In her free time Robin enjoys reading, travel, gardening, sailboat racing, and hiking. She lives in Charlotte, Vermont.