Teresa Safon was appointed Corporate Secretary in November 2004. She oversees board processes, meetings, and activities. She assures that the board and executive leadership are briefed on issues of corporate governance and matters for board consideration and action. She serves as liaison between board members and staff, representatives of national organizations, public broadcasting stations and members of the public.
Safon served as Assistant Corporate Secretary of CPB from 1999-2004. Prior to joining CPB, Safon was assistant director of the Faberge Arts Foundation from 1997-1999. She holds a bachelor's degree in Slavic languages and literatures from Princeton University and a master's degree in history from Georgetown University.