FRIENDS OF WPT

The Friends of Wisconsin Public Television, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and exists to ascertain the needs of the communities served and support PBS Wisconsin through the securing financial support, positive community relations, a strong and effective volunteer system, and related administrative services.

Organizational Structure

The Friends of Wisconsin Public Television has a Board of Directors comprised of individuals selected from across the state. New appointments are approved by current Board members. The Board is responsible for oversight of policies, budgets, financials, and the duties of the Executive Director. The Officers of the Board of Directors include the President, Vice President, Executive Director, Secretary, and Treasurer. The board is structured with the following standing committees: Executive Committee, Governance Committee, and Finance Committee.

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“To support the educational, cultural, and community broadcasting services of Wisconsin Public Television…”

—From the Mission Statement of Friends of Wisconsin Public Television.

Board of Directors

Jeanette Roberts, President
MADISON, WI
Term (2nd) end date: June 2020

Jan Botz, Vice President
GREEN BAY, WI
Term (2nd) end date: June 2022

Greg A. Dombrowski, Treasurer
VERONA, WI
Term (2nd) end date: June 2020

Warren Dorn, Secretary
GALENA, IL
Term (2nd) end date: June 2022

Masood Akhtar
MIDDLETON, WI
Term (1st) end date: June 2022

Paula Bonner
MADISON, WI
Term (1st) end date: June 2022

Nancy Lee Carter
APPLETON, WI
Term (2nd) end date: June 2020

Mike Falbo
FRANKLIN, WI
Term (1st) end date: June 2020

Roberta Filicky-Peneski
SHEBOYGAN, WI
Term (1st) end date: June 2021

Reed E. Hall
MADISON, WI
Term (1st) end date: June 2021

Elizabeth Kirchstein
MCFARLAND, WI
Term (1st) end date: June 2020

Brian J. Koopman
LA CROSSE, WI
Term (1st) end date: June 2021

Kyle LaFond
BLUE MOUNDS, WI
Term (1st) end date: June 2022

Nick Mischler
WAUNAKEE, WI
Term (1st) end date: June 2022

Reid Rayome
WAUSAU, WI
Term (1st) end date: June 2020

Patty Stoffers
EAU CLAIRE, WI
Term (1st) end date: June 2020

Jon Miskowski, Ex-Officio
MADISON, WI

Meetings

The Friends of Wisconsin Public Television Board of Directors meets at least three times per year in locations across the state. Meetings of the Board of Directors and most of its committees are open to the public. To ensure that we have space for all who want to attend, we ask that members of the public who are interested in coming to a meeting phone us at (608) 263-2109 within the five days prior to a specific meeting. Meetings commence promptly at their noted start times. A list of upcoming meetings for 2019 is below, with some details yet to be confirmed:

Friday, October 18, 2019
Location: Epic Systems Corporation, Madison

Friday, December 13, 2019
Location: Madison (site TBD)

Contact

Eric Greiling

Director of Development
Executive Director, Friends of WPT
eric.greiling@wpt.org
608-265-0691

Lorrie Goodwin

Friends of WPT Finance Manager
lorrie.goodwin@wpt.org
608-263-0931

Marike Stucky

Friends of WPT Board Relations Manager
marike.stucky@wpt.org
608-263-2109