Friends of WPT

Friends of Wisconsin Public Television provides citizen support through diversified fundraising, community relations, volunteer networking and administrative services.

Major events sponsored by Friends include on-air fundraising campaigns, special events, the televised Auction, the annual Garden Expo and Quilt Expos.

The Board

Jon Miskowski
821 University Ave.
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: 608-263-0299
Fax: 608-263-0429
Linda Prehn, President - Wausau
Terry Heinrichs, Vice President - Madison
Ron Anderson, Secretary - Cable
Jeanette Roberts, Treasurer - Madison
Nancy Lee Carter - Appleton
Greg A. Dombrowski - Verona
Sheehan Donoghue - Sayner
Phil Hansotia - Ellison Bay
Roger Hauck - Madison
Walter A. Koskinen - Neenah
Judith LeRoy - Luxemburg
John McHugh, Past President - Sparta
Mary Mohs - Madison
Thomas Schober - Green Bay
James Steinbach - Ex Officio

Planned Giving

Learn how an increasing number of friends are benefiting from life income gifts, gift annuities, and other plans. 

Public Meeting Notices

Annual Reports

2014 Fiscal Year (PDF)
2013 Fiscal Year (PDF)


Upcoming Events

Watch Bid Win!
Wednesday, May 27 - Sunday, May 31
Join Wisconsin Public Television for a live, televised auction and bid on an exciting array of goods and services from local individuals and businesses.
Bring the Kids!
Friday, Aug. 7
Thanks for joining us during this year's PBS Kids Get Up and Go! Day! We hope to see you on August 7, 2015 from 10am – Noon! Get Up and Go! Day highlights ways Wisconsin families can be active, enjoy the outdoors, and be healthy!
Thursday, Sept. 10 - Saturday, Sept. 12
Thanks for joining us for this year's Quilt Expo! Join us next year and be part of the ultimate quilting adventure in Madison!
Thursday, Mar. 26 - Thursday, May 28
Recurring meetings of the Friends of Wisconsin Public Television Board of Directors Vilas Hall 821 University Ave. Madison, WI 53706