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Governance

KSMQ Public Television is governed by a citizen Board of Directors. The Board oversees the finances of the organization and certain operational functions. The Board does not make programming decisions. The Board of Directors currently meets six times each year. There are also smaller board committee meetings. All of these meetings are open to the public. Meetings are held at Riverland Community College, 1900 8th Ave. NW, Austin, Minn. Below is the 2018 meeting schedule.

KSMQ 2019 Board of Directors  Meeting Dates

 

Thursday, January 10
Thursday, March 14
Thursday, May 9
Thursday, July 11
Thursday, September 12
Thursday, November 14

All meetings scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. at KSMQ studio in Austin.

KSMQ Public Television Studio
2000 8th Ave. NW
Austin, MN 55912

The Executive Committee of KSMQ Public Television


Chairman
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Edward "Ted" Hinchcliffe, Ph.D.

I.J. Holton Professor, Hormel Institute -  University of Minnesota
Austin

Vice
Chairman

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Patrick Schwab

Vice President Hormel Foods Corp.
Austin

 


Secretary
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Laura Beasley

Dean of Nursing, Health, and Wellness Riverland Community College
Albert Lea


Treasurer
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Dan Nistler

Market President, Merchants Bank 
Rochester

 

Immediate Past
Chairman

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Fred Bogott

Mayo Clinic, retired.
Austin

KSMQ Public Television Board Members

Jeff Baldus
Austin Area Community Foundation
Austin

Kari Bunkers, M.D.
Mayo Clinic Physician
Rochester

Jeremy Clinefelter
Attorney
Donnely Law Office
Austin

Miguel Garate
Riverland Commuity College
Austin

Jennifer Gumbel
Attorney
Hoversten, Johnson, Beckmann & Hovey, LLP
LeRoy

Stephen King
Director, Mower County Corrections
Austin City Council Member
Austin

Kim Norton
Mayor, City of Rochester
Rochester

Regional Advisory Committee

The KSMQ Regional Advisory Committee provides feedback and general advice to the station as it relates to overall service to the region. By reviewing potential programs and station initiatives, the committee serves as a connection between the station and the communities it serves.

If you are interested in serving on the KSMQ Regional Advisory Committee, call the station at 507-481-2097, toll free at 800-658-2539, or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Chairman
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Jacob Zimmerli
Hormel Foods Corporation
Austin, MN

Vice Chairwoman
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Gail Dennison
The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota
Austin, MN

Secretary
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Brigitte Bednar
Family Promise
Rochester, MN

Committee Members
Chad Christenson
Sr. Information Security Analyst, Mayo Clinic-Austin
Austin, MN
 
James Corbly
Austin, MN
 
Mary Mundy
Wabasha, MN

KSMQ Channels

Channel 15 Dish Network, Direct TV, Jaguar or Antenna.
Channel 779 Charter.
Channel 8 Mankato Charter.
And Other local Cable Systems.

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