KLRU Board of Directors and Station Administration

Board of Directors 2017-2018

Since its inception, Austin’s own community licensed public television station KLRU, has brought exceptional educational television to the Central Texas community. This non-profit 501(c)(3) organization is made possible through support from our members.

2017-2018 Board Meeting Schedule (pdf)

  • *Chris Mattsson, Mattsson McHale Foundation (KLRU Board Chair)
  • Sergio Alcocer, Rest of the World
  • James Aldrete, Message Audience & Presentation
  • *Tom Ball, Next Coast Ventures
  • *Laura H. Beckworth, Hobby Communications, LLP (KLRU Board Vice Chair)
  • *Mike Blue, Ernst & Young LLP (KLRU Board Treasurer)
  • Myra Bull, HCB Health (KLRU Board Secretary)
  • Ross Buhrdorf, Capital Factory
  • Christy Carpenter, Non-Profit Leader & Advisor
  • Rudy Colmenero, Mitchell & Colmenero, LLP
  • Virginia Cumberbatch, Division of Diversity & Community Engagement, University of Texas at Austin
  • Denise Davis, Davis Kaufman PLLC
  • Debra Day Floyd, Civic Volunteer
  • Sherrie Frachtman, Civic Volunteer
  • Vanessa A. Gonzalez, Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta
  • Joe Hanson, Science Writer/YouTube Educator
  • Jordan Herman, Baker Botts LLP
  • Denise Hernandez, Chair, KLRU Community Advisory Board (ex officio)
  • *Karen Kennard, Former City Attorney
  • Michael Klein, Regions Bank
  • Myra Leo, K&L Gates LLP
  • *Jan Lindelow, Investor & Philanthropist
  • Stacey A. Martinez, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP
  • Niraj Mehdiratta, Entrepreneur
  • Amy Wong Mok, Asian American Cultural Center
  • David A. Montoya, The University of Texas School of Law Career Services
  • Leo Munoz, Comcast NBCUniversal, Texas and Chairman, Texas Cable Association
  • Milam Newby, Vinson & Elkins
  • Minh Hien Nguyen, NTT DATA Services
  • Nona Niland, Niland Foundation
  • *Ryan Nixon, Goshawk Global Investments LLC
  • Claire Pinkerton, Civic Volunteer
  • Nancy Pollard, Friends of the Children
  • Mellie Price, Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin
  • Janine Reintjes, Civic Volunteer
  • Shuronda Robinson, Adisa Communications
  • *Deanna Rodriguez, Entergy
  • *Geronimo Rodriguez, Seton Healthcare Family
  • Manuel Rosso, Food on the Table
  • Yvette Ruiz, JP Morgan Chase
  • Patti C. Smith, International Media Consultant
  • *Joah Spearman, Localeur
  • *Bill Stotesbery, KLRU-TV, Austin PBS (ex officio)
  • *Carl Stuart, Carl Stuart Investment Advisor, Inc
  • *Tyson Tuttle, Silicon Labs (Past Board Chair)
  • Madge Vasquez, St. David’s Foundation
  • Carol Wagner, Civic Volunteer
  • S. Craig Watkins, College of Communications at The University of Texas at Austin
  • Matt Winkler, Asuragen, Inc.
  • Howard Yancy, Zydeco Development
  • Jeriad Zoghby, PhD, Accenture Interactive

* Executive Committee member

Administration

Bill Stotesbery
Chief Executive Officer and General Manager
Phone: 512.471.8564
Mobile: 512.658.4503

Melanie Blackman
Human Resources Manager
Phone: 512.475.9031

Lori Bolding
Senior Vice President – Development
Phone: 512.232.6270

Tom Gimbel
Austin City Limits General Manager and CEO ACL Enterprises
Phone: 512.475.9012

Benjamin Kramer
Vice President, Educational Services
Phone: 512.475.9050

Sara Robertson
Vice President – Production and Technology
Phone: 512.475.9062

Maria Rodriguez
Senior Vice President – Programming
Phone: 512.475.9029

Maury Sullivan
Senior Vice President – Community Engagement
Phone: 512.475.9087

Pat Wertz
Chief Financial Officer
Phone: 512.475.9011