Friends of WPT

The Friends of Wisconsin Public Television, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and exists to ascertain the needs of the communities served and support Wisconsin Public Television through the securing financial support, positive community relations, a strong and effective volunteer system and related administrative services.

Organizational Structure

The Friends of Wisconsin Public Television has a Board of Directors comprised of individuals selected from across the state. New appointments are approved by current Board members. The Board is responsible for oversight of policies, budgets, financials, and the duties of the Executive Director. The Officers of the Board of Directors include the President, Vice President, Executive Director, Secretary, and Treasurer. The board is structured with the following standing committees: Executive Committee, Governance Committee and Finance Committee.

Board of Directors

Linda Prehn, President
Vice President, Prehn Cranberry [Wausau, WI]

Terry Heinrichs, Vice President 
Vice President - Wealth Management, Merrill Lynch [Madison, WI]

Ron Anderson, Secretary 
President, Capital Management Corporation (Rtd) [Cable, WI]

Greg A. Dombrowski, Treasurer 
President, Johnson Bank [Verona, WI]

Nancy Lee Carter 
Sr. Counsel, Kimberly-Clark Corporation (Rtd) [Appleton, WI]

Sheehan Donoghue 
State Legislator (Rtd) [Sayner, WI]

Phil Hansotia 
Doctor of Neurology, Marshfield Clinic (Rtd) [Ellison Bay, WI]

Roger Hauck 
President & CEO, Marshall Erdman and Assoc. (Rtd) [Madison, WI]

Walter A. Koskinen 
Investment Advisor, Reinhart Partners [Neenah, WI]

Judith LeRoy 
Co-Owner, TRAC Media Services [Luxemburg, WI]

John McHugh 
Manager of Corporate Communications & Leadership Development, Kwik Trip, Inc. [Sparta, WI]

Mary Mohs 
Community Philanthropist [Madison, WI]

Thomas Schober 
Attorney, Davis & Kneulthau  [Green Bay, WI]

Jon Miskowski [Ex Officio]
Director of Television, Wisconsin Public Television [Madison, WI]

Meetings

The Friends of Wisconsin Public Television Board of Directors meets at least three times per year in locations across the state. Meetings of the Board of Directors and most of its committees are open to the public. To ensure that we have space for all who want to attend, we ask that members of the public who are interested in coming to a meeting phone us at (608) 263-2109 within the five days prior to a specific meeting. Meetings commence promptly at their noted start times.

Board & Committee Meeting Schedule 2015-2016

Board of Trustees
January, 2016
June, 2016
September, 2016

Executive Committee
January, 2016
June, 2016
September, 2016

Finance Committee
Ongoing

Governance Committee
January, 2016

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