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December 3, 2015

Metz Board Room, DeVault Alumni Center

In attendance:

Community Advisory Board Members:

Mike Conway, Joan Curts, Tim Decker, Sally Gaskill, Pam Davidson, Mark Edwards, Harold ‘Pete’ Goldsmith, Gary Hallum, Mike Hefron, Cullen McCarty, John Nash, Martha Nice

Staff Members:

Nancy Krueger, Sandra McGow, Perry Metz, Brent Molnar, Will Murphy, Joan Padawan, Mia Partlow, Scott Witzke, Marianne Woodruff, Eva Zogorski


Corporate Development:

Marianne Woodruff introduced Sandra McGow.

Major/Planned Giving/Grants:

Nancy Krueger discussed new planned giving initiatives and three gifts to the station.


Perry Metz discussed items related to the FCC Spectrum Auction.

FCC Spectrum Auction - Important Dates:

Sept./Oct. 2015

Bidding Procedures (Opening bid amounts for each station announced publically:

Jan. 12, 2016

Reverse Auction Application due.

Jan./Feb. 2016

FCC sets spectrum clearing target. FCC contact applicants with questions to clarify.

Feb. 9, 2016

Forward Auction Application due.

March 29, 2016

FCC requires applicants to make final, binding commitment to auction options. Reverse auction and first phase of forward auction begins.

May 2016

Second stage of forward auction begins.

June 2016

FCC announces auction results and TV channel assignments. Anti-collusion period ends.

Sept. 2016

Stations submit construction plans for channel moves and implement plans.


Brent Molnar introduced Joan Padawan, Events and Adult Outreach Coordinator.

On-Air Promo position – new hire soon

Outreach Issues/Events

Brent Molnar facilitated a discussion to identify the needs, issues, content, etc. relevant to increasing outreach in our outlying communities.

2016 Meeting Schedule:

March 3, 2016

June 2, 2016

September 1, 2016

December 1, 2016

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Ch. 30.2 WTIU World
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