America’s Public Television Stations Elect Board Leaders, Members

America’s Public Television Stations (APTS) today announced the election of its new board leaders and members.

Molly Phillips, executive director and general manager of Iowa PBS, has been elected chair; Jefferi K. Lee, general manager of WHUT in Washington, has been elected as professional vice chair; and Carol Kellermann, lay trustee, Thirteen/WNET in New York, has been re-elected as lay vice chair. The newly-elected officers will begin their terms on Tuesday, Feb. 25.

The newly-elected trustees are: DeAnne Hamilton, executive director and general manager of KBTC Public Television in Tacoma, Wash.; Laura Hunter, station manager and COO of Utah Education Network/KUEN in Salt Lake City, Utah; Dax Schieffer, board chair of Friends of Montana PBS in Bozeman, Mont.; and Dolores Sukhdeo, president and CEO of South Florida PBS in Miami.

Newly-elected as an at-large trustee to the APTS board is Brigadier General (retired) Leo A. Brooks Jr., vice president, enterprise subsidiary integration, government operations, for The Boeing Co. in Washington. The newly-elected trustees will begin their terms on Monday, Feb. 24.

Re-elected to the APTS board of trustees are Kathy Rae, board member of KPBS in San Diego, and Andrew Russell, president and CEO of PBS SoCal KCET in Los Angeles.


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