Board of Directors

Pioneer Public TV is operated by the board of directors for the West Central Minnesota Educational Television Company, a nonprofit organization. Board meetings are held at the offices of Pioneer Public TV (1 Pioneer Drive, Granite Falls, MN) and begin at 9:30 a.m. unless otherwise noted. Standing committees of the board of directors hold meetings at 8:30 a.m. or at other times as listed below. These committee meetings are also held at Pioneer Public TV unless otherwise noted below. Meetings are open to the public.

Pat Kubly (chairperson) — Granite Falls
Julie Rath (first vice chairperson) — Redwood Falls
Mark Olson (secretary/treasurer) — Willmar
Linda Wing — Slayton
Chuck Grussing — Alexandria
Paul Raymo — Madison
Andy Lopez — Alexandria
Deb Economou — Morris
Gabe Desrosiers — Browns Valley
Loy Woelber — Dovray

2019 Meetings

January 23
March 27
June 5
September 25
November 20

Community Advisory Board

Members of the community advisory board (CAB) seek to assist Pioneer in fulfilling its goal to inform, inspire, educate and entertain its viewers by communicating emerging needs of various communities to station management; monitor and evaluate public television programs and content; and give voice to underserved segments of the Pioneer service area.

Community advisory board meetings are held at the office of Pioneer Public TV (1 Pioneer Drive, Granite Falls, MN) and start at 11 a.m. unless otherwise noted. Meetings are open to the public.

Chuck Myrbach (chairperson) — Marshall
Cindy Bigger — Alexandria
Steve Jones — Montevideo
Laura Knudsen — Nelson
Phil Corrigan — Hoffman
Mona Gregersen — Starbuck
Aaron Olson — Elbow Lake
Janet Timmerman—Lake Wilson

Misty Butler — Marshall
Leslie Ehrenberg — Appleton
Rilee Moulton — Morris

2019 Meetings

February 13
April 10
June 5 at 1 p.m.
August 14
October 9
December 11
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Committee Meetings

Pioneer Executive Committee
Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 10:15 a.m.

Pioneer Executive Committee
Monday, April 22, 2019 at 4 p.m.

Pioneer Executive Committee
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 8:30 a.m.

Pioneer Executive Committee
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 11 a.m.
Coming Into View Task Force

​Meetings start at 11 a.m., unless otherwise noted, at 1 Pioneer Drive (Hwy. 23 and Cty. Rd. 39) in Granite Falls.

West Central Minnesota Educational Television Company was incorporated under the Minnesota Nonprofit Corporation Act on February 10, 1959. It is registered as a 501© (3) corporation, Federal Identification Number: 41-6038611.

The property and affairs of the corporation are managed and controlled by the board of directors. The board is comprised of individuals from communities served by Pioneer Public Television who serve three-year terms for a maximum of nine consecutive years. Board members are required to be current members of Pioneer. As required by law, an independent audit of the financial activities is performed on an annual basis.