Appreciation

Unanimously

RESOLVED,

That the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting expresses its appreciation to

Dale Ouzts

Since 1979, Mr. Ouzts has served as Director of the Ohio State University Telecommunications Center and as General Manager of WOSU Stations in Columbus, Ohio.

In his career Mr. Ouzts has also served as:

President, Ohio Public Radio
President, Ohio Alliance for Public Telecommunications
Chairman, NPR Board of Directors
Member, NPR Board of Directors
President, Public Radio in Mid-America
Chairman, Public Radio Expansion Task Force
President, Ohio Educational Television Stations
Senior Vice President of NPR
General Manager of WSSR Radio and TV, Springfield, Illinois
Executive Vice President and General Manager, KPTS-TV, Wichita, Kansas Station Manager WSJK-TV, Channel 2, Knoxville, Tennessee

For his outstanding work he has twice received both NPR's Edward Elson Award and PRIMA's Award for Distinguished Service

For his more than three decades of leadership, vision and unwavering dedication to public broadcasting, the CPB Board expresses its deep appreciation to Mr. Ouzts.

Resolution Date: 
Friday, September 20, 2002
Unanimously

RESOLVED,

That the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting expresses its appreciation to

Heidi Schulman

Member, CPB Board of Directors, 1996-2002

Chair, Education & Programming Committee, 1998-1999

The Board gratefully acknowledges and will long remember Ms. Schulman's six years of service on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting; her dedication and contributions to the public broadcasting community; and her passion and commitment to bringing high-quality, diverse programming to the unserved and underserved members of American society; all of which have advanced CPB's mission to the benefit of our nation.

The Board extends its deepest appreciation and warm wishes to Heidi Schulman for continued success in her future pursuits.

Resolution Date: 
Friday, September 20, 2002
Unanimously

RESOLVED,

That the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting expresses its appreciation to

Ward Chamberlin, Jr.

2001-Present, Chairman, Board of Directors, OnCourse
1991-Present, Chairman and CEO, American Playhouse
1994-2002, Vice President, Thirteen/WNET New York
1991-2002, Chairman and CEO, American Documentary/P.O.V.
1983-1989, Member, Board of Directors, National Public Radio
1975-1990, President and CEO, WETA, Washington, D.C.
1973-1975, Senior Vice President, Public Broadcasting Service
1971-1973, Executive Vice President, Thirteen/WNET New York
1968-1971, Vice President and General Manager, Corporation for Public Broadcasting
1990 Ralph Lowell Award Recipient

The Board gratefully acknowledges Mr. Chamberlin's 34 years of distinguished association with public broadcasting; his leadership, vision and unwavering dedication, which helped create public broadcasting's organizational foundation and nurture its acceptance in American popular culture; and his passion to make the arts and education accessible to un-served and underserved members of our society.

The public broadcasting enterprise has benefited greatly from his stewardship and wisdom. In recognition of his service to our mission and our nation, the CPB Board honors Mr. Chamberlin one of the great lions of public broadcasting.

Resolution Date: 
Thursday, June 27, 2002
Unanimously

RESOLVED,

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

Richard H. Madden

Vice President, Radio, 1998-2002

Director, Radio, 1997-1998

Director, Radio Program Fund and System Development Fund, 1998-1997

Assistant to the Senior Vice President and Director, Radio Program Fund, 1988-1989

Assistant to the Vice President, Telecommunications, 1985-1988

Deputy Director for Broadcast Services, 1983-1985

The Board gratefully acknowledges and will long remember Rick's 33 years of distinguished association with public radio; his leadership, his passion for public service and his vision for public radio's place in American culture.

During his 19 years of service at CPB, Rick touched every corner of public radio with his inovative thinking, dedication, integrity, and good cheer.

Rick identified and supported shows that are now public radio mainstays. Under Rick's guidance, three national station grant reviews produced policies that fostered the growth of rural and minority stations as well as the broader public radio industry.

Rick pushed public radio to serve more listeners in more ways while maintaining its core values. For his vision and high standard of public service, Rick's public radio colleagues honored him with the Edward R. Murrow Award.

Rick's impact on public radio is certain to outlast his all too short time with us. We will miss him greatly.

Resolution Date: 
Monday, April 29, 2002
Unanimously

RESOLVED,

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

Lillian Fernandez

Senior Vice President for Government and Community Relations, 1994-1995

Senior Vice President, Government Relations, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, 1995-1997

The Board gratefully acknowledges Ms. Fernandez's service to CPB and the public broadcasting system; her development of effective legislative and executive strategies; her work to sustain relationships with congress and other public broadcasting organizations; her success in concert with public broadcasting colleagues to maintain federal funding for public broadcasting; and her contributions to strengthening CPB's ancillary revenue policy.

The Board extends its appreciation for Ms. Fernandez's dedication and hard work in these areas, and extends its deepest sympathy to the Fernandez family.

Resolution Date: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2002
Unanimously

RESOLVED,

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

Gerard "Rod" Coppola

Engineer, WNET Educational Broadcast Corporation, 1985-2001

For his 16 years of service to public broadcasting; for his creativity, resourcefulness, and talents; for his many contributions which were essential to the development of WNET's digital transition; for his dedication and commitment to his work and his family; for his generous nature and good humor.

The Board extends its appreciation, as well as deepest sympathy, to the Copppla family.

We join the nation in mourning the loss of Mr. Coppola and the many others who perished on September 11, 2001.

Resolution Date: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2001
Unanimously

RESOLVED THAT:

The Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting expresses its appreciation to

Colin G. Campbell

Chairman of the Board, Public Broadcasting Service, 1997-2001

Member, PBS Board Executive Committee

Member, PBS Board Finance and Compensation Comittee

This Board gratefully acknowledges and will long remember his distinguised association with public broadcasting.

For his leadership, vision and experience from which public broadcasting and the public broadcasting community have so greatly benefited; for his wise counsel, diplomacy and deep commitment to the mission of public broadcasting; and for his role in ensuring that public broadcasting consistently produces high-quality, thought-provoking and diverse content and services for the American people; this Board extends its sincere thanks to Mr. Campbell.

Resolution Date: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2001
Unanimously

RESOLVED,

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

N. Joseph Welling

Director, Ohio University Telecommunications Center, 1970-1995

Member, Board of Directors, National Public Radio, 1970-1976

Member, Board of Directors, Public Broadcasting Service, 1981-1987

For his 25 years of distinguished association with public broadcasting; for his vision and integrity; for his selfless commitment to civic involvement; for his leadership, hard work, dedication and numerous contributions to the public broadcasting community; and for being a wise and thoughtful colleague, the Board extends this appreciation, as well as its heartfelt and deepest sympathy, to the Welling family.

Resolution Date: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2001
Unanimously

RESOLVED,

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

James T. Yee

Executive Director, Independent Television Service (ITVA), 1994-2000

Executive Direcetor and Co-founder of the National Asian American Telecommunications Association (NAATA), 1981-1994

For his 20 years of distinguished association with public broadcasting; for his groundbreaking work to encourage diversity and welcome innovation in public television; a visionary who inspired his colleagues to action; a tireless advocate for the work of independent producers who provide their creativity and passion to the public television system; for his leadership, integrity, dedication, hard work, and numerous contributions to the public broadcasting community; and for being a wise and steadfast friend, the board extends this appreciation, as well as its hearfelt and deepest sympathy to the Yee family.

Resolution Date: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2001
Unanimously

RESOLVED,

That the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting Expresses Its Hearfelt Appreciation and Gratitude to

Alice A. Robinson

Special Assistant to the President and Chief Executive Officer, 1994-2001

Acting Corporate Secretary, 1997-1998

Office Manager, 1977-1993

For her nearly 25 years of extraordinary service to CPB; for her dedication, loyalty and unwaveringly high standards; for her enthusiasm, commitment and support for public broadcasting's mission; for being a warm and caring person to her colleagues at CPB and in the public broadcasting community; and for her grace, strength and steadfastness as CPB traveled through both calm and turbulent waters; the Board, on behalf of CPB and public broadcasting, extends its warmest wishes to Ms. Robinson for continued success and great happiness in all of her future pursuits.

You will always have friends at CPB.

Resolution Date: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2001