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 of these meetings are open to the public. 

MEETINGS BEGIN AT 4:30PM.

July 13, 2023
September 14, 2023
October 12, 2023, 5pm   – Unable to meet quorum, meeting rescheduled for October 17, 2023, 4:30pm
November 9, 2023
December 14, 2023
January 11, 2024
January 22, 4:30pm - Special Board Meeting, Election of Officers, via Zoom
February 15, 2024
March 14, 2024
April 11, 2024 - cancelled
May 9, 2024
June 13, 2024

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

107 W Oakland Avenue

Austin, MN 55912


Virtual Access:
Zoom information

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7799881396?pwd=UGR6YUlTd0xBaUZUQVN2SDl0Vk01Zz09

Meeting ID: 779 988 1396
Passcode: 248340

 

2024 Executive Board Meeting Dates

February 1, 2024
February 8, 2024
February 15, 2024
February 22, 2024 – Meeting Cancelled
February 29, 2024 – Meeting went into closed session from 8:18am –  8:47am to discuss matters concerning individual staff members
March 7, 2024 – Meeting Cancelled – unable to achieve quorum
March 14, 2024 – Meeting went into closed session from 8:42am – 9:32am, and from 9:35am – 9:43am to discuss matters concerning individual staff and board directors
March 21, 2024 – Meeting Cancelled
March 28, 2024
April 11, 2024 – Meeting went into closed session from 9:13am – 9:18am to discussing matters concerning individual staff
April 18, 2024 – Meeting went into closed session from 8:48am – 9:24am to discuss Station Manager position candidates. 
April 25, 2024
May 2, 2024 – Meeting Cancelled
May 9, 2024 – Meeting went into closed session from 9:16am – 9:32am to discuss matters concerning individual staff
May 16, 2024 – Meeting went into closed session from 8:46 – 9:28 to discuss open position candidates and matters concerning individual staff members.
May 23, 2024
May 30, 2024

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

Virtual Access:
Zoom information

https://netaonline.zoom.us/j/89398410692?pwd=U4pLVMLEad6hoyPQ8hjPF8abNaOwMP.1

 

KSMQ Public Television Studio
107 W Oakland Avenue
Austin, MN 55912

 

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KSMQ Public Service Media, Inc.
Board of Directors


Chairman

Sylwia Bujak-Oliver

125 LIVE,
Rochester
 

Vice
Chairman


Craig Clark

City Administrator,
Austin


  Treasurer

Tara Plath

The Hormel Institute/University of Minnesota,
Austin

 

 

 

Immediate Past
Chairman

Miguel Garate

Riverland Community College, Austin


 

Jeffery S. Boyd, Ed.D
Rochester Community
and Technical College
David Hagen
Retired
Austin
Brian McAlister
Retired
Austin 
David Stenjem
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 station at 507-481-2097, toll free at 800-658-2539, or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Chairman
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Jacob Zimmerli
Hormel Foods Corporation
Austin, MN

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

Secretary
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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

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

Zoom Meeting Information

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7799881396?pwd=UGR6YUlTd0xBaUZUQVN2SDl0Vk01Zz09

Meeting ID: 779 988 1396

Passcode: 248340