The corporation is governed by a board of directors who represent the coverage area. The corporation employs a general manager to manage the day-to-day operations of the station. The general manager is a non-voting member of the corporation and sits in an ex-officio capacity on all standing and ad hoc committees. The current Smoky Hills Public Television Board Members are listed below.
Board of Directors
Josh Waddell (Chair)
Shelly Arnberger (Vice-Chair)
Helen Hands (Secretary)
Robert LaPierre (Treasurer)
Randall Weller (Chair Emeritus)
Mary Ann Tanking
BOD Meeting Dates
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023, the SHPBS Executive Committee will meet at 1 PM via Zoom and at 219 W 10th St. - Hays, KS.
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The Community Advisory Board advises the station's board of directors on whether the station's programming and other significant policies are meeting the specialized educational and cultural needs of the communities served by the station.
Community Advisory Board Members
Mary Pat Waymaster (Chair)
Lana Green, Bunker Hill
Francis Mahoney, Stockton
Shirley Ney, Hays
Melba Witt, Norton
Karen La Pierre, Hoisington
Shirley Arnberger, Colby
CAB Meeting Dates
Wednesday, October 18th, 2023, the SHPBS Community Advisory Board met via Zoom and at the station in Bunker Hill.
Smoky Hills PBS is incorporated as a community licensed public television station. It is classified by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt, 501 (c) (3), not for profit corporation. The Board of Directors establishes the date, time and location for the annual meeting of the Corporation.