Board of Directors

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