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PBS Board Updates – Abbott Returns, Phillips 2nd Term, Isip, Micek elected.

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After PBS completed the first FY 2021 meeting of the PBS Board of Directors, PBS President and Chief Executive Officer Paula Kerger announced the results of the recent Board elections.

Molly Phillips
Executive Director and General Manager of Iowa PBS
She was elected to a second term on the PBS Board as a Professional Director 

Michael Isip
President of KQED Michael Isip
Elected to join the PBS Board as a Professional Director

Sandra Cordova Micek 
President & CEO of WTTW
Elected to join the PBS Board as a Professional Director

Jon Abbott
CEO of GBH
Elected to return to the PBS Board as a Professional Director.

“As PBS celebrates 50 years, our service to the American public has never been more important,” said Kerger. “Thanks to the extraordinary leadership of the PBS Board of Directors, public television will continue to serve as a beacon of thoughtful and thought-provoking media for generations to come.”

During this meeting, Board officers were elected as well. Founder and CEO of Palisades Strategic Advisors Donald A. Baer and Ideastream President & CEO Kevin Martin were re-elected as Board Chair and Professional Vice Chair, respectively, and Maxine Clark was selected as the new General Vice Chair of the Board.

“As PBS celebrates 50 years, our service to the American public has never been more important,” said Kerger. “Thanks to the extraordinary leadership of the PBS Board of Directors, public television will continue to serve as a beacon of thoughtful and thought-provoking media for generations to come.”

The 27-person PBS Board includes both Professional Directors, who are station leaders, and General Directors, who serve as lay members of the Board, as well as the PBS President. The PBS Board of Directors is responsible for governing and setting policy for PBS. General and Professional Directors of the PBS Board are elected to three-year terms and serve without pay.

PBS member stations elect the Professional Directors. The General Directors are elected by the entire Board, as are the PBS President and the Board officers.

PBS Board Calendar

2020 PBS Board Meetings

December 9-10, 2020 Board and Committee Meetings

2021 PBS Board Meetings

March 23-24, Board and Committee Meetings

June 22-23, Board and Committee Meetings

September 20-22, Board and Committee Meetings

December 8-9, Board and Committee Meetings

https://www.pbs.org/about/about-pbs/board-directors/board-meeting-calendar/

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