Meetings

December 9-10, 2013

Dec 09, 2013 to Dec 10, 2013
Board Meeting
Washington, DC

Resolutions:

7 in favor, 1 absent

RESOLVED,

That the Board of Directors establishes the following committees and appoints the directors as listed below to serve on these committees:

Audit and Finance

Liz Sembler, Chair
Jannette Dates
David Pryor
Bruce Ramer

Corporate Governance

David Pryor, Chair
Patty Cahill
Brent Nelsen

Executive Compensation

Bruce Ramer, Chair
Lori Gilbert
Patty Cahill

Education

Lori Gilbert, Chair
Jannette Dates
Howard Husock
Brent Nelsen
Liz Sembler

Broadcast Spectrum

Brent Nelsen, Chair
Howard Husock
David Pryor
Bruce Ramer
Liz Sembler

Liz Sembler serves as the Board's representative to the PBS Programming Services Committee.

FURTHER RESOLVED,

That the Board of Directors adopts charters for the above referenced committees as attached.

Resolution Date: 
Monday, December 9, 2013
7 in favor, 1 absent

RESOLVED,

That the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting expresses its heartfelt condolences to the family of

WALTER SHEPPARD,

veteran public radio general manager and champion of public broadcasting. We remember with gratitude Mr. Sheppard's work to advance the mission of public broadcasting, including his years of service at WITF in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, WBUR in Boston, Massachusetts, and the West Virginia Educational Broadcasting Authority. We are deeply grateful for Mr. Sheppard's 21 years of service at the Public Telecommunications Facilities Program in its work to support public broadcasting stations.

The Board extends its deepest sympathies to the Sheppard family.

Resolution Date: 
Monday, December 9, 2013
7 in favor, 1 absent

RESOLVED,

That the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting expresses its heartfelt condolences to the family of

LILLIE HERNDON

Chair, CPB Board of Directors, 1978-1981
Member, CPB Board of Directors, 1975-1986
Member, PBS Board of Directors, 1987-1993

We remember with gratitude the contributions of Lillie Herndon, who worked to advance the educational mission of public broadcasting at the national and local levels.

Lillie Herndon was the recipient of NPR's Distinguished Service award and was recognized by American Women in Radio and Television. As CPB Board Chair, she advocated to Congress on behalf of public broadcasting and highlighted the importance of a CPB Board that is geographically and ethnically diverse. She also served on the Board of Directors of PBS.

The Board extends its deepest sympathies to the family of Lillie Herndon.

Resolution Date: 
Monday, December 9, 2013
7 in favor, 1 absent

RESOLVED,

That the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting expresses its heartfelt condolences to the family of

PAT FITZGERALD

General Manager, WBGU-TV, 1989-2010
Member, PBS Board of Directors, 1999-2005

We remember with gratitude the contributions of Pat Fitzgerald, who worked to advance the mission of public broadcasting through a career spanning four decades.

Pat Fitzgerald served 21 years as general manager at WBGU-TV, championing the importance of educational content on public television and guiding the station's conversion through the digital transition. He served two terms on the PBS Board of Directors. He also helped found the Small Station Association, giving a greater voice to the needs and accomplishments of our nation's small-market public television stations.

The Board extends its deepest sympathies to the Fitzgerald family.

Resolution Date: 
Monday, December 9, 2013