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Metz Board Room, DeVault Alumni Center

In Attendance:

Community Advisory Board Members:
John Bailey, Tom Bunger, Joan Curts, Pamela Davidson, Tim Decker, Mark Edwards, Sally Gaskill, Gary Hallum, Mike Hefron, Cullen McCarty, Martha Nice

Staff Members/Others:
Laura Baich, Mary Ducette, Brent Molnar, Marianne Woodruff


Roll Call – Mary Ducette 

Super Treat Night (Halloween Night)

  • WTIU – Premiere Sponsor
  • Bedford Boys and Girls Club
  • Photobooth
  • 3,000+ in attendance           

Aging Conference

Fort Wayne station would like to replicate the WTIU Conference on Aging.

Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations (IPBS) have asked WTIU to present the process an annual IPBS Meeting.

WFIU/WTIU Open House

300 guests were in attendance, WTIU provided station tours, food and wine and a chance for viewers to get a behind-the-scenes look at the stations.

IPBS Day at the Indiana Statehouse

  • January 15, 2019

50th Anniversary Plans

  • On Air
    • Testimonials/Happy Birthday/Anniversary Spots
    • WTIU Significant Programs Fillers
    • WTIU Alums/Where Are They Now?
  • Online
    • WTIU Alums/Where Are They Now? (Additional Spots/Platform)
    • WTIU 50th Anniversary Site/Timeline
  • In Person
    • Judy Woodruff Visit, will include an event at the Buskirk Chumley Theater

Nominating Committee
Joan Curts, Tim Decker, Mike Hefron, Martha Nice

The committee discussed nominating 5 new members to theWTIU CAB. Sally Gaskill motioned to move forward in the nominating process with the candidates presented. Pam Davidson seconded the motion. The WTIU CAB unanimously voted in favor of moving forward with candidates discussed. Brent Molnar (Station Operations) and Perry Metz (Executive Director) will meet with all 5 candidates individually prior to the March 2019 meeting.

The committee discussed term limits for all current members, members will work with Brent to confirm their start and end dates before the March 2019 meeting.

2019 Meeting Schedule:
March 7, 2019
June 6, 2019
September 5, 2019
December 5, 2019