KSMQ Public Television is governed by a citizen Board of Directors. The Board oversees the finances of the organization and certain operational functions. The Board does not make programming decisions. The Board of Directors currently meets six times each year. There are also smaller board committee meetings. All meetings are open to the public.


July 11, 2024
August 8, 2024
September 12, 2024
October 10, 2024
November 14, 2024
December 12, 2024
January 9, 2025
February 13, 2025
March 13, 2025
April 10, 2025
May 8, 2025
June 12, 2025

KSMQ Board of Directors meetings are held in-person with Zoom virtual attendance option.
KSMQ Public Television Studio

107 W Oakland Avenue

Austin, MN 55912

Virtual Access via Zoom


Meeting ID: 859 8225 9124
Passcode:  070166


FY24 Executive Committee Meetings

June 6, 2024 – Meeting went into closed session from 9:15 – 9:30 to discuss matters concerning individual staff
June 13, 2024 – Meeting Canceled
June 20, 2024 – Board went into closed session from 8:42 – 9:22am to discuss matters concerning individual staff members
June 27, 2024 – Meeting went into closed session from 8:46-8:48 to discuss matters concerning individual staff members.


FY25 Executive Committee Meetings

The KSMQ Executive Board committee meets weekly. 
Meetings are held 
Thursday mornings at 8:30 am via Zoom.

Virtual Access via Zoom:


Meeting ID: 951 1032 2057
Password: qm3mVv


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KSMQ Public Service Media, Inc.
Board of Directors


Sylwia Bujak-Oliver

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Craig Clark

City Administrator,


Tara Plath

The Hormel Institute/University of Minnesota,



 Past Chairman

Miguel Garate

Riverland Community College, Austin


Jeffery S. Boyd, Ed.D
Rochester Community
and Technical College
David Hagen
Brian McAlister
David Senjem
Olmsted County Board of Commissioners




The KSMQ Regional Advisory Committee provides feedback and general advice to the station as it relates to overall service to the region. By reviewing potential programs and station initiatives, the committee serves as a connection between the station and the communities it serves.

If you are interested in serving on the KSMQ Regional Advisory Committee, call the Suzi Stone at 507-460-0284.


Jacob Zimmerli
Hormel Foods Corporation
Austin, MN

Vice Chairwoman
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Gail Dennison
The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota
Austin, MN

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Brigitte Bednar
High School Special Education Teacher, Lyle High School

Committee Members

Chad Christenson
Sr. Information Security Analyst, Mayo Clinic-Austin
Austin, MN
James Corbly
Austin, MN
Stephanie Garbisch
Multilingual Teacher, Austin Public Schools 
Austin, MN


RAC Meeting Dates

July 19, 2023
November 15, 2023 - (Unable to make quorum, meeting rescheduled for WednesdayDecember 13, 5:00pm)
March 20, 2024
June 5, 2024

All RAC meetings are held at 4:00pm via Zoom

Zoom Meeting Information


Meeting ID: 779 988 1396

Passcode: 248340