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KCTS 9 Leadership

President & CEO<br/>(206) 728-6463<br/><a href=""></a>
Vice President of Finance and Administration, Assistant Secretary & Assistant Treasurer of the Board of Directors<br/>(206) 728-6463<br/><a href=""></a>
Vice President, Engineering & Technology<br/>(206) 728-6463<br/><a href=""></a>

Board of Directors

In January 2016, KCTS Television became Cascade Public Media (“CPM”), a multi-platform public media organization that includes KCTS 9, Crosscut and What’s Good 206. CPM Board of Directors are responsible for the financial and broadcasting activities of the station. We remain a non-profit, community licensed, publicly supported organization committed to supporting social and civic engagement.

Chair of the Board<br/><em>Committees:</em> Executive - Chair, All Other Committees - Ex-Officio
<em>Committees:</em> Executive, Nominating & Governance - Chair
Treasurer of the Board<br/><em>Committees:</em> Executive, Finance & Audit - Chair
Secretary of the Board<br/><em>Committees:</em> Executive, Human Resources – Chair
<em>Committees:</em> Development
Bonnie Towne
<em>Committees:</em> Development
<em>Committees</em>: Development
<em>Committees:</em> Nominating & Governance
<em>Committees:</em> Human Resources
<em>Committees:</em> Executive, Nominating and Governance
Joe Barer
<em>Committees:</em> Finance & Audit
<em>Committees:</em> Executive, Development, Nominating & Governance- Vice Chair
<em>Committees:</em> Development
<em>Committees:</em> Finance & Audit
<em>Committees:</em> Nominating and Governance
<em>Committees:</em> Executive, Human Resources
<em>Committees:</em> Finance & Audit
<em>Committees:</em> Vice Chair of the Board, Executive, Development – Chair,<br> Human Resources – Ex Officio
<em>Committees</em>: Finance & Audit
<em>Committees:</em> Development
<em>Committees:</em> Nominating & Governance

Community Advisory Board Members

The Community Advisory Board (CAB) mission is to inform CPM management and staff about community issues and stories appropriate for content development and engagement to support the communities we serve. The CAB is comprised of up to 20 members who resides throughout Central and Western Washington, and Canada. The Board is advisory only and has no authority over the management or operations of the station.

CAB Meeting Dates:

CAB Meetings are held twice per fiscal year at the KCTS Television facility from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. and are open to the public.

  • September 12, 2016
  • November 3, 2016*
  • March 31, 2017
  • June 23, 2017**
  • September 18, 2017

*The CAB will also meet three times during the fiscal year in the community and these meetings will be open to the public, with dates, times and locations TBA. The first of these meetings, or Community Conversations, will be held on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in Vancouver, BC at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre. The CAB will convene a forum to discuss the critical issue of transportation and the challenges faced in the region. The meeting is open to the public and doors for the meeting will open at 5:30 p.m. Please see the events page for more information.

**The CAB will hold a telephone meeting on this date from 1 to 2 p.m.

CAB Members:

Community Advisory Board Chair
Community Advisory Board Vice Chair



Meetings of the Board of Directors and Board Committees or portions of those meetings at which matters relating to individual employees, proprietary information, or litigation, or certain other matters requiring the confidential advice of counsel, commercial or financial information obtained from a person on a privileged or confidential basis, or the purchase of property or services whenever the premature exposure of such purchase would compromise the business interests of Cascade Public Media may be closed to the public pursuant to 47 U.S.C. sec 396(k)(4).

If such meetings or portions of those meetings are closed, the specific reason for closing a meeting or portion of a meeting will be made available on this website, within 10 days of the closed meeting or closed portion thereof.