Appreciation

RESOLVED,

That the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting Expresses Its Deepest Appreciation To

Shari Lewis

For Her Distinguished and Lengthy Association with Public Broadcasting;

For Her Boundless Energy and Enthusiasm Which She Shared With Countless Public Television Viewers Through Her Two Public Television Series and Holiday Specials;

For the Creation of Her Beloved Family of Characters, Lamb Chop, Charley Horse and Hush Puppy, Who Will Surely Remain Forever in the Hearts of Her Fans;

For the Joy She Truly Brought to People Through Her Award-Winning Work.

The Board Extends This Appreciation as Well as Its Heartfelt and Deepest Sympathy to Ms. Lewis' Family.

Resolution Date: 
Tuesday, September 15, 1998
Unanimously

RESOLVED,

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

Carolynn Reid-Wallace

Senior Vice President, Education, 1993-1995

Senior Vice President, Education and Programming, 1995-1998

For her five years of untiring service and dedication to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting; for her deep belief in the power of education, particularly in the lives of the young and the disenfranchised; for her founding leadership of Ready to Learn which established it as a significant, national pre-school project; for her extraordinary vision which led to the development of Mobil Masterpiece Theatre's American Drama project,

The Board wishes Dr. Reid-Wallace success and happiness as she moves on to other endeavors.

Resolution Date: 
Monday, March 16, 1998
Unanimously

RESOLVED,

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

John Porter

President and Chief Executive Officer, American Program Service, 1991-1998

President and Chief Executive Officer, Eastern Educational Television Network, 1969-1991

For his distinguished leadership; for his commitment to excellence in regional and national programming.

The Board extends its sincere thanks to John Porter for his years of service on behalf of public broadcasting and wishes him well in his future endeavors.

Resolution Date: 
Monday, March 16, 1998
Unanimously

RESOLVED,

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

William McCarter

President and Chief Executive Officer, WTTW, Chicago, Illinois, 1971-1998

For his many contributions to WTTW's steady and deliberate growth and current prominence; for his excellence and innovation in developing quality community programming for the Chicago audience; for his distinguished leadership which made it possible for WTTW to become a leader in innovative technology and a pioneer of television stereo sound.

The Board Extends it sincere thanks to William McCarter for his years of service on behalf of public broadcasting and wishes him well in his future endeavors.

Resolution Date: 
Monday, March 16, 1998
Unanimously

RESOLVED,

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

Jack McBride

Secretary, Nebraska Educational Telecommunications Commission, General Manager, KUON-TV, 1963-1998

For his outstanding contribution to regional and national programming; for his active participation and distinguished leadership in public broadcasting related affiliations; for his dedication to the development of innovative telecommunications technologies for educational purposes.

The Board extends its sincere thanks to Jack McBride for his nearly fifty years of service on behalf of public broadcasting and wishes him well in his future endeavors.

Resolution Date: 
Monday, March 16, 1998
Unanimously

RESOLVED,

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

Ron Hull

Manager, KUON-TV

Associate General Manager, Nebraska ETV Network, 1988-1998

Director of the Program Fund, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, 1982-1988

For his distinguished commitment to the mission of public broadcasting; for his participating in sharing the spirit of that mission internationally.

The Board extends its sincere thanks to Ron Hull for his years of service on behalf of public broadcasting and wishes him well in his future endeavors.

Resolution Date: 
Monday, March 16, 1998
Unanimously

RESOLVED,

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

J. Michael Collins

President and Chief Executive Office, Western New York Public Broadcasting Association, 1969-1998

For his pioneering effort in creating WNED-TV; for his precedent setting purchase of existing radio stations for non-commercial use; for his distinguished leadership with the Public Broadcasting Service.

The Board extends its sincere thanks to j. Michael Collins for his years of service on behalf of public broadcasting and wishes him well in his future endeavors.

Resolution Date: 
Monday, March 16, 1998
Unanimously

RESOLVED,

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

Douglas F. Bodwell

Pioneer in bringing educational programming to children and adults and innovator whose encouragement led stations to try new ways of making television useful in education.

The Board gratefully acknowledges and will long remember Mr. Bodwell's faithful service and many contributions in establishing the education office at CPB in 1974; in directing the Annenberg/CPB project from 1979 through 1983; in helping acquire funding for 22 school television series; in organizing CPB's leadership in Project Literacy U.S.; and in initiating the PBS Learning Service; "Learning Link," a computer network for stations and schools; and the satellite educational resources consortium.

Resolution Date: 
Monday, March 16, 1998
Unanimously

RESOLVED,

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

Karen Jeal

For her three years of dedicated service to the Corporation and its Board as an Adminstrative Assistant, Executive Secretary, and Assistant Corporate Secretary to the Board of Directors; for her efficiency, hard work and loyalty on behalf of the Board, the Office of the Corporate Secretary and the Corporation; and for her continual efforts to assist individual board members.

The Board wishes Ms. Jeal success and happiness as she moves on to other endeavors.

Resolution Date: 
Monday, November 17, 1997
Unanimously

RESOLVED,

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

E. Renee Ingram

Program/Budget Analyst, 1987-1991

Director of Budget/Corporate Information Systems, 1991-1993

Corporate Treasurer, 1993-1997

Vice President and Treasurer, 1997

For her 10 years of untiring service and dedication to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting; for her role in developing budgeting policies and procedures that helped the corporation survive the most exacting cuts to its funding in its 30-year history; for maintaining the highest standards of financial integrity and accountability, thus ensuring that the public's investment was managed wisely to its maximum efficiency and effectiveness.

The Board wishes Ms. Ingram success and happiness as she moves on to other endeavors.

Resolution Date: 
Monday, November 17, 1997