The 2014 David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) presented the 2014 David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award to Edmund Driggs, Board Member, WTVI PBS Charlotte in Charlotte, North Carolina, for his outstanding work as an advocate for public television in his community and on the national scene.
The Brugger Award is named for the longtime former APTS president whose tenure was marked by his extensive engagement of community leaders as champions of public television.
Mr. Driggs was elected in 2013 to his first term on the City Council in Charlotte, North Carolina. Prior to this election, Mr. Driggs was a banker and securities analyst for over 25 years, concluding his career as the senior healthcare services analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York.
Mr. Driggs was the chairman of WTVI PBS Charlotte, Charlotte’s public television station, from 2006 to 2008. He continues to serve on WTVI’s Community Advisory Council. Mr. Driggs is also a member of the boards of Goodwill Industries and Communities in Schools in Charlotte as well as the Central Piedmont Community College President’s Council, and he previously served on the board of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York.
Mr. Driggs holds a B.A. in economics from Princeton University, and pursued graduate studies in mathematical economics at Berlin and Oxford Universities.
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