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Board of Directors

Pioneer PBS 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 PBS (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 PBS unless otherwise noted below. Meetings are open to the public.


2020 Meetings

2021 Meetings

Wednesday, January 22*January 20
Friday, February 21 at 10 a.m.**March 17
Wednesday, March 25*** (Meeting cancelled.)June 9
Friday, April 10September 15
Wednesday, June 8November 17
Wednesday, August 19** 
Wednesday, September 23 
Wednesday, November 18 
***In an effort to minimize our footprint and the spread of COVID-19, the board cancelled this meeting. 



Mark Olson 


Paul Raymo
(First Vice-Chairperson)


Deb Economou
(Second Vice-Chairperson)

La Mont Jacobson

Sacred Heart


Chuck Grussing


Linda Wing


Pablo Obregon

Rebecca Petersen
Fergus Falls


Andy Lopez


Pat Kubly
Granite Falls


Loy Woelber

To contact the board of directors, send an email message to:

Committee Meetings

Executive Committee
Friday, February 21, 2020*
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 8:15 a.m.
Tuesday, August 18, 2020**
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Pioneer Finance and Audit Committee
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 8:15 a.m.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

*The meeting was partially closed for matters pertaining to an individual employee.

**The meeting was closed meeting to discuss employee matters.

Community Advisory Board

Members of the community advisory board (CAB) seek to assist Pioneer PBS 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 PBS service area.

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

2020 Meetings

2021 Meetings

CANCELLED  Wednesday, February 12February 10
Wednesday, April 8April 14
Wednesday, June 10 at 1 p.m.June 9
Wednesday, August 12August 11
Wednesday, October 14October 13
Wednesday, December 9 


Rilee Moulton, Chair

Mona Gregersen

Phil Corrigan

Aaron Olson
Elbow Lake

Laura Knudsen

Janet Timmerman

Tobin Tyler

Tesa Siverhus Maus

Greg Raymo

Sheila M. Tabaka


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 PBS who serve three-year terms for a maximum of nine consecutive years. Board members are required to be current members of Pioneer PBS. As required by law, an independent audit of the financial activities is performed on an annual basis.

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