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
Rod Willis, Garden City
Lance Bickle, Hays
Helen Hands, Hays
BOD Meeting Dates
Monday, June 27, 2022, the Board of Directors will meet at 1:30 PM via Zoom.
To obtain a Zoom link, please email email@example.com.
Thursday, July 21, 2022, the Board of Directors will meet at 1 PM in Hays, KS.
The meeting will also be available via Zoom. To obtain a Zoom link, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Finance Committee Meeting
Monday, June 6, 2022, the Finance Committee will meet at 1:30 PM via Zoom.
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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
Diane Waymaster, Bunker Hill
Shirley Ney, Hays
Melba Witt, Norton
CAB Meeting Dates
Next meeting, TBA
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.