Board of Directors

About the Board:

The Board of Directors of KSMQ Public Service Media Inc., license holder of KSMQ Public Television, meets six times a year to review and approve policies for the operations of KSMQ. Anyone interested in attending a meeting or obtaining more information may contact the KSMQ offices at 507-433-0678 or toll free at 800-658-2539.

Download a copy of the KSMQ Strategic Plan for 2011-2014.

The Board of Directors of KSMQ Public Television

Roger Boughton 
KSMQ Board Chairman
Austin City Council Member
Austin, Minn.

Randy Kehr
KSMQ Vice Chairman
Albert Lea/Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce
Albert Lea, Minn.

Thomas Wente
KSMQ Board Treasurer
Principal - Smith, Schafer and Associates, Ltd.
Rochester, Minn.

Pamela K. Bishop
KSMQ Board Secretary
Business Senior Program Officer
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation
Owatonna, Minn.

Natalie Baudler
Manager, Internal Communications
Hormel Foods
Austin, Minn.

Mary Davenport, Ph.D.
Vice President – Academic & Student Affairs
Riverland Community College
Austin, Minn.

Jennifer Gumbel
Attorney
Springer & Gumbel, P.A.
Preston, Minn.

Stephen King
Director, Mower County Corrections
Austin City Council Member
Austin, Minn.

Michael Nolan
MSU-Mankato
Mankato, Minn.

Celeste Ruble
Vice President – Employee & Public Relations
Riverland Community College
Austin, Minn.

Regional Advisory Committee
The KSMQ Regional Advisory Committee provides feedback and general advice to the station as it relates to overall service to the region. By reviewing potential programs and station initiatives, the committee serves as a connection between the station and the communities it serves.

If you are interested in serving on the KSMQ Regional Advisory Committee, call the station at 507-433-0678, toll free at 800-658-2539, or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

KSMQ Regional Advisory Committee Members

Gail Dennison
Austin, Minnesota

Stephen King
Austin, Minnesota

Jennifer Levisen
Albert Lea, Minnesota

Brian McAlister
Austin, Minnesota

Mary Mundy
Wabasha, Minnesota

Victoria Spyhalski
Austin, Minnesota

Teri Wallace
Mankato, Minnesota

Jacob Zimmerli
Austin, Minnesota

 

Board Meeting Agenda

KSMQ Public Service Media, Inc.
Full Board Meeting Agenda
November 13, 2014 • 4:00 PM
Riverland Community College, West Building
Cedar River Room, Austin, Minnesota
Board of Directors: Chairman: Roger Boughton; Vice Chairman: Randy Kehr;
Treasurer: Thomas Wente; Secretary, Pamela Bishop; Natalie Baudler, Director;
Mary Davenport, Director; Jennifer Gumbel, Director; Steve King, Director; Mike
Nolan, Director; Celeste Ruble, Director.
1. Call to Order
2. Public Comment
3. Approval of 9/11/14 Minutes and agenda, additional agenda items
4. Financial Report – Steven Mandel, NETA
5. FY ‘14/15 Budget Presentation – Steven Mandel, NETA
6. Employee Handbook review and discussion – Eric Olson
7. Executive Committee nominations and election
8. Master Control Update – Eric Olson/Paul Fisher
9. Closed Session:
a) Tower Legal Update – Eric Olson/John Beckmann
b) Personnel
10. Old Business
11. New Business
12. Adjourn