Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-0084 (June 2002)
FCC 323-E
FOR FCC USE ONLY
 
Ownership Report For Noncommercial Educational Broadcast Station

Read INSTRUCTIONS Before Filling Out Form

FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BOA - 20160527ABF
Section I - General
1. Legal Name of the Licensee/Permittee
HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.
Mailing Address
5200 HAMPTON BLVD.
City
NORFOLK
State or Country (if foreign address)
VA
ZIP Code
23508 - 1598
Telephone Number (include area code)
7578899400
E-Mail Address (if available) 
CHRIS.GUNNUFSEN@WHRO.ORG
FCC Registration Number:
0002062511
Call Sign 
WHRO-TV
Facility ID Number 
25933
2. Contact Representative (if other than Licensee/Permittee)
BARRY S. PERSH
Firm or Company Name
GRAY MILLER PERSH LLP
Mailing Address
1200 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVENUE, NW
City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20036 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2027762458
E-Mail Address (if available)
BPERSH@GRAYMILLERPERSH.COM
3. Name of entity, if other than licensee or permittee, for which report is filed

Mailing Address


City
State or Country (if foreign address)
ZIP Code
-
Telephone Number (include area code)
E-Mail Address (if available)



Section II - Ownership Information

4.
All of the information furnished in this Report is accurate as of 05/27/2016 (Date must comply with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3615(d), i.e., information must be current within 60 days of filing of this report, when 4(a) below is checked.)

This Report is filed for (check one)
a. Biennial b. Transfer of Control or Assignment of License/Permit c. Other
d. Amendment to pending application


for the following stations:

[Enter Station Information]


Station List


This Report is filed for the following stations:

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WHRO-TV 25932 HAMPTON-NORFOLK VA DT

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WHRO-FM 25940 NORFOLK VA FM

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WHRJ 173971 GLOUCESTER COURTHOUS VA FM

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WHRF 181073 BELLE HAVEN VA FM

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WHRE 173972 EASTVILLE VA FM

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WHRL 175907 EMPORIA VA FM

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WHRV 25933 NORFOLK VA FM

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WHRX 91505 NASSAWADOX VA FM

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WHRG 173962 GLOUCESTER POINT VA FM


5.
List all contracts and other instruments required to be filed by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3613.   (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject licensee or permittee shall respond.)

[Enter Contract/Instrument Information]


Contracts/Instruments Information


List all contracts and other instruments required to be filed by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3613. (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject shall respond.)

Description of Contract or Instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution (mm/dd/yyyy) Date of Expiration (mm/dd/yyyy)
BY-LAWS HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC. 03/23/2016

Description of Contract or Instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution (mm/dd/yyyy) Date of Expiration (mm/dd/yyyy)
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC. 06/11/2008

Description of Contract or Instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution (mm/dd/yyyy) Date of Expiration (mm/dd/yyyy)
WHRO-FM DIGITAL RADIO SUBCHANNEL PROGRAMMING AGREEMENT LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC. 07/01/2011 7/1/2021


6.
Is the governing board directly or indirectly under the control of another entity?
Yes No
If Yes, is a separate FCC Form 323-E submitted for such entity?
Yes No
 7.
List officers, members of governing board, and holders of 1% or more ownership interest, if any. Use one column for each individual or entity. Attach supplemental pages, if necessary.
[Enter Owner Information]

Owner Information
List officers, members of governing board, and holders of 1% or more ownership interest, if any. Use one column for each individual or entity. Attach supplemental pages if necessary.
(Read carefully - The numbered items below refer to line numbers in the following table.)
a. Name and address of officer, member of governing board, and holders of 1% or more ownership interest (if other than individual also show name, address and citizenship of natural person authorized to vote the interest). List officers first, then board members, and thereafter, holders of 1% or more ownership interest, if any.
b. Citizenship.
c. Office held.
d. Percent of interest held.
e. Principal profession or occupation.
f. By whom appointed or elected.
g. Existing interests in any other broadcast station, including the nature and size of such interests.
a. Name and Address. HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC. INC. 5200 HAMPTON BLVD.; NORFOLK, VA 23508
b. Citizenship. NA

c. Office held.

ENTITY

d. Percent of interest held.

100.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

NA

f. By whom appointed or elected.

NA

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. BERT SCHMIDT; 5200 HAMPTON BOULEVARD; NORFOLK, VA 23508
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

EX OFFICIO, PRESIDENT/CEO

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

HRETA PRESIDENT AND CEO

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. RANDY WEBB; 101 W. MAIN ST. # 700; NORFOLK, VA 23510
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

CHAIR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRESIDENT/CEO, SIGNATURE

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. ANNE C. H. CONNER, 6001 HARBOR VIEW ROAD; SUFFOLK VA 23435
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

VICE CHAIR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PUBLIC FINANCE AND COMMUNITY INVESTMENT, TOWNEBANK

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. REED ATKINS, 870 N. MILITARY HIGHWAY; NORFOLK, VA 23502
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRESIDENT & CEO, C.I. TRAVEL

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. NANCY BRANCH; 334 W. OLNEY ROAD; NORFOLK, VA 23507
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

SECRETARY

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

COMMUNITY / CIVIC LEADER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. TONY ATWATER; 700 PARK AVENUE, SUITE 520; NORFOLK, VA 23504
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

EDUCATOR, NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. JAYNE BARNARD; 3 MAJESTIES MEWS, WILLIAMSBURG, VA 23189
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PROFESSOR OF LAW

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. LEE ENTSMINGER;913 HOLLADAY POINT, VIRGINIA BEACH, VA 23451
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

ENTSMINGER CONSULTING, LLC

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. FAYE PETRO GARGIULO; 701 TOWNCENTER DR., NEWPORT NEWS, VA 23606
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

VICE PRESIDENT, RIVERSIDE HEALTH SYSTEMS

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. RONNIE COHEN; P.O. BOX 161, WHITE MARSH, VA 23183
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

DIRECTOR; CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. JOHN FIELD; 19637 GOVERNOR DARDEN ROAD; COURTLAND, VA 23837
b. Citizenship. UK

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

RETIRED DIPLOMAT

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. MICHAEL DIVARIS; ONE COLUMBUS CENTER, SUITE 700; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA 23462
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRESIDENT; DIVARIS REAL ESTATE

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. MARY HADDAD;4950 EXETER DRIVE, SUFFOLK, VA 23434
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRESIDENT, LOUIS & MARY HADDAD FOUNDATION

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. SCOTT DUNCAN; 5300 ROBIN HOOD ROAD; NORFOLK, VA 23513
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

SENIOR VP/GM; CAPITAL GROUP/AMERICAN FUNDS

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. CHRISTOPHER KASTNER; 4101 WASHINGTON AVE, NEWPORT NEWS, VA 23607
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CORP. VP AND GM, CORP. DEVOLPMENT, HUNTINGTON INGALLS IND.

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. ELLIE GORDON; P.O. BOX 67 FRANKTOWN, VA 23354
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

COMMUNITY/CIVIC LEADER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. ANGELICA LIGHT; 1221 S. FAIRWATER DRIVE, NORFOLK, VA 23508
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

ELEVATE EARLY EDUCATION

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. JOHN B. MADDUX, JR.;1317 EXECUTIVE BLVD, SUITE 200, CHESAPEAKE VA 23320
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRESIDENT, RRMM ARCHITECTS

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. ANDRIA MCCLELLAN;531 WARREN CRESCENT, NORFOLK VA 23507
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

COMMUNITY/CIVIC LEADER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. DAVID IWANS; 223 EAST CITY HALL SUITE 400; NORFOLK, VA 23510
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRESIDENT; DAVE IWANS AND ASSOCIATES

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. DR. ASHBY KILGORE, 12465 WARWICK BOULEVARD, NEWPORT NEWS VA 23606
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

SUPERINTENDENT, NEWPORT NEWS PUBLIC SCHOOLS

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. PATRICK MCDERMOTT;2205 EXECUTIVE DR., HAMPTON, VA 23666
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

ATTORNEY

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. CASSANDRA NEWBY-ALEXANDER; 4116 LAKEVIEW DR., CHESAPEAKE, VA 23323
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

DIRECTOR, CTR. FOR AFRICAN DIASPORA, NORFOLK STATE UNIV.

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. SUZAN KAUFMAN; 502 FAIRFAX AVE, NORFOLK, VA 23507
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

VP ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT; DOLLAR TREE

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. DERAN WHITNEY; 100 N. MAIN STREET; SUFFOLK VA 23434
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT; SUFFOLK PUBLIC SCHOOLS

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. JUDITH W. MANSFIELD; P.O.BOX 359; URBANA, VA 23175
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

FINANCIAL ADVISOR; MAINSAIL WEALTH ADVISORS

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. RIK RIKKOLA; 1908 MILN HOUSE ROAD; WILLIAMSBURG, VA 23185
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

TREASURER

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

RETIRED EXEC. DIRECTOR; EXECUITVE PARTNERS/COLLEGE WM & MARY

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. LEONARD SLEDGE; ONE FRANKLIN STREET; SUITE 600; HAMPTON VA 23669
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

DIRECTOR; CITY OF HAMPTON

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. GUY TOWER; 235 74 STREET; VIRGINIA BEACH VA; 23451
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

MEDIATOR, THE MCCAMMON GROUP

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. VICTORIA PROFFITT; 1001 COPPER STONE CIRCLE, CHESAPEAKE VA 23320
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

EX-OFFICIO

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

EAC CHAIR

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. ALAN WAGNER; 968 FIRST COLONIAL ROAD; VIRGINIA BEACH VA 23454
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRESIDENT WAGNER MACULA & RETINA

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. JAMES T. ROBERTS; 312 CEDAR ROAD, CHESAPEAKE VA 23322
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

SUPERINTENDENT, CHESAPEAKE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. J. SCOTT WHEELER; 3736 COOK BLVD, CHESAPEAKE, VA 23322
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRESIDENT, BAY DIESEL CORPORATION

f. By whom appointed or elected.

HRETA OWNERS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. GINNY WERNER; 5200 HAMPTON BOULEVARD; NORFOLK, VA 23508
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT, WHRO

f. By whom appointed or elected.

N/A

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. TOM MOREHOUSE; 5200 HAMPTON BOULEVARD; NORFOLK, VA 23508
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

ASSISTANT TREASURER

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, WHRO

f. By whom appointed or elected.

N/A

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address.
b. Citizenship.

c. Office held.

d. Percent of interest held.

e. Principal profession or occupation.

f. By whom appointed or elected.

g. Existing interests




SECTION III - CERTIFICATION


I certify that I am BERT SCHMIDT, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

(Official Title)


of HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.

(Exact legal title or name of respondent)


and that I have examined this Report and that to the best of my knowledge and belief, all statements in this Report are true, correct and complete.

(Date of certification must be within 60 days of the date shown in Question 4, Section II and in no event prior to that date.)

Signature
BERT SCHMIDT
Date
05/27/2016
Telephone Number of Respondent (Include area code) 7578899410


WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503).



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