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Board Of Directors

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)

Great Bend 


Helen Hands (Secretary)



Robert LaPierre (Treasurer)



Randall Weller (Chair Emeritus)

Hill City 


Peggy Anschutz



Lance Bickle



Tom Wasinger 



Kyle Stringham



Nick Levendofsky



Brynae Thompson



Michael Moeder



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BOD Meeting Dates

Thursday, March 21, 2024, the SHPBS Board of Directors will meet at 1 PM via Zoom and at Pioneer Communications - 120 W Kansas Ave., Ulysses, KS.


To obtain a Zoom link, please email

Community Advisory Board

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.