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
Joe Robben, Victoria (Chair)
Josh Waddell, Hays (Vice-Chair)
Shelly Arnberger, Great Bend (Secretary)
Kathleen Whitley, Garden City (Treasurer)
Randall Weller, Hill City (Chair Emeritus)
Amy Hernandez, Salina
MaryAnn Tanking, Salina
Brynae Thompson, Paradise
Peggy Anschutz, Victoria
Rob LaPierre, Colby
Thursday, November 18, 2021, the Board of Directors went into two executive sessions to consider matters relating to individual employees.
Tuesday, December 7, 2021, the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors will meet at 10 AM at 416 Main Street in Victoria, Kansas. The meeting will also be available via Zoom.
To obtain a link to the Zoom meeting please email the Board Chair, Joe Robben at email@example.com
Tuesday, January 4, 2022, the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors will meet at 1:30 PM via zoom.
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)
Gladys Baird, Bunker Hill
Lana Green, Bunker Hill
Francis Mahoney, Stockton
Diane Waymaster, Bunker Hill
Meg Zweifel, Waldo
William Murphy, Garden City
Shirley Ney, Hays
Melba Witt, Norton
Wednesday, September 8, 2021, the Community Advisory Board met via Zoom.
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.