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)
Mary Anderson, Hays (Treasurer)
Randall Weller, Hill City (Chair Emeritus)
Amy Hernandez, Salina
MaryAnn Tanking, Salina
Brynae Thompson, Paradise
Kelly K. Easton, Dodge City
Peggy Anschutz, Victoria
Kathleen Whitley, Garden City
Charlene Akers, Lyons
Board of Directors Meeting went into executive session to consider matters relating to individual employees on Thursday, April 15, 2021.
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
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.