Boris Frank

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Over the past 30-years Boris Frank has served as a fundraising and management consultant to nonprofits throughout the Midwest. He also teaches nonprofit management and fundraising courses and seminars for University of Wisconsin Extension and Continuing Education in Madison, Milwaukee, Superior and Oshkosh.

Boris was a Producer-Director and Administrator for WHA-TV from 1964 to 1982. Prior to that he was a Producer-Director in New York City, working as Executive Assistant to David Susskind, and as CEO of the International Broadcast Division of Screen Gems. From 1959 to 1962 he spent 3-years in the Caribbean, establishing and managing the TV stations in Curacao and Haiti for Bartell Broadcasting. He served 2-years in the Army where he headed up the TV-Radio-Film Division of the U.S. Army Recruiting Service.

Boris currently serves on the Boards of Capital K-9s, Leadership Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Planned Giving Council and Bear's Place - an animal rescue and hospice he and his wife established at their home near Paoli. He is Past President of the Friends of WHA-TV, the Combat Blindness Foundation and Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Dane County. Past Board service has also included the YMCA, United Cerebral Palsy, the Perinatal Foundation, the Wisconsin Library Association Foundation, the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Rotary Club of Madison.

Boris recently completed a 2-year term as Executive Director of the Friends of the Zoo.He has also recently joined the faculty of Madison Area Technical College where he is teaching a sixteen-week 3-credit course in Nonprofit Management.