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WSRE Foundation:

The WSRE TV Foundation was established in 1990 as a private, non-profit corporation that encourages, solicits, receives and administers gifts and bequests of property and funds in support of the activities, operations and capital needs of WSRE TV.

The WSRE TV Foundation promotes and manages Donor Services and other giving programs of the station. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and serves as a direct support organization for WSRE/Pensacola State College under Florida statutes.

Board of Directors' Policies:

WSRE is licensed to the District Board of Trustees of Pensacola State College which meets regularly and has an open meeting policy (click here for trustees’ meeting times). The station functions operationally as a department of the College. The station is an affiliated member of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).

2016-2017 WSRE-TV Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors

The mission of the WSRE-TV Foundation is to raise funds and otherwise support the activities, operations and capital needs for WSRE-TV, a public telecommunications station licensed by the Federal Communications Commission.

Officers
Stephen T. Holman, Chair
Bobby Emmons, Vice Chair
Becca Boles, Secretary
Michael Johnson, Past Chair
Laura Shaud, Treasurer
Sandra Cesaretti Ray, Executive Director

Directors
Doug Campbell
Steve Clark
Helen Ihns
Joe Lovoy
Tammi Moftaqir
Ann Neal
Peg Nickelsen
Sharon Nobles
John L. Peacock, Jr.
Kathy Phillips
Carmela Porter
Rev. Carl Reeves
Andy Remke
Mallory Studer
Dona Usry
Tiffany Washington
Frank White
Larry Work
Dr. Edwin E. Yee

Emeritus Members
Curtis Flower
Gary Leuchtman
Elba W. Robertson

Friends to the Board
Pat Mills Benjamin
Sally Bussell Fox
Jesse Ihns
Chris Kelly
Jane Merrill
Ron Miller
Jan Miller
Dr. Henry “Jack” Pruett
Susan O’Connor
Randy Oxenham
Dr. Megan Benson Pratt
Patricia Windham

Upcoming Meetings – Legal Notice

Meetings of the WSRE-TV Foundation Board of Directors and its committees are open to the general public. Unless otherwise noted, the Foundation meetings are held at WSRE Kugelman Center for Telecommunications. The meeting schedule below is subject to change. Please call (850) 484-1212 to confirm meeting dates and times or for further information.

Executive Committee Meeting Monday, November 14, 8am. Windham Community Room

Foundation Board of Directors

The WSRE-TV Foundation Board of Directors is a fundraising board which provides assistance to the station’s operations and capital needs. The board is comprised of between 20 and 25 Directors who serve for a term of three (3) years each.

Meeting Dates:

  • Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 5:00pm
  • Thursday, September 15, 2016
  • Thursday, October 20, 2016
  • Thursday, November 17, 2016
  • Thursday, January 19, 2017
  • Thursday, February 16, 2017
  • Thursday, April 20, 2017
  • Thursday, May 18, 2017
  • Thursday, June 15, 2017

All meetings will meet in the Patricia Windham Community Room at 4:15pm unless otherwise noted. The New Foundation Board Member Orientation is September 1, 2016 at 5:00pm. The Board Retreat is Saturday, September 24, 2016.

Finance Committee

The Finance and Investment Committee will assist the Board in fulfilling its responsibilities to provide oversight of the Foundation financial statements, and the engagement, independence and performance of the independent auditors, financial analysts and investment advisors.

Meeting Dates:

  • Thursday, September 15, 2016
  • Thursday, October 20, 2016
  • Thursday, November 17, 2016
  • Thursday, January 19, 2017
  • Thursday, February 16, 2017
  • Thursday, April 20, 2017
  • Thursday, May 18, 2017
  • Thursday, June 8, 2017 - Budget Workshop
  • Thursday, June 15, 2017

All meetings will meet in the Patricia Windham Community Room at 3:30pm unless otherwise noted.

Investment Subcommittee

The Finance and Investment Committee will assist the Board in fulfilling its responsibilities to provide oversight of the Foundation financial statements, and the engagement, independence and performance of the independent auditors, financial analysts and investment advisors.

Investment Meeting Dates:

  • Monday, August 29, 2016
  • Wednesday, November 9, 2016
  • Friday, February 10, 2017
  • Monday, May 8, 2017

All meetings will meet in the Patricia Windham Community Room at 3:30pm unless otherwise noted.

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee will assist the Board by selecting candidates to be nominated to serve on the Board, and presenting their recommended slate of nominees to the Board for approval.

Meeting Dates:

  • Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 4:50pm
  • Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 3:30pm
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 3:30pm

 

Note

Any person who desires to appeal any decision made by the WSRE-TV Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors with respect to any matter considered at these meetings will need a record of the proceedings thereof. Since WSRE-TV Foundation, Inc. does not make verbatim records of its proceedings, such person may need to independently secure such a record which should include the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Pursuant to the U.S. Americans with Disabilities Act, WSRE-TV Foundation, Inc. will make reasonable modifications for access to WSRE-TV Foundation, Inc. services, programs and activities for any qualified individual with a disability. Please call (850) 484-1212 for further information.
Requests must be made at least 48 hours in advance of the event in order to allow WSRE-TV Foundation, Inc. sufficient time to provide the requested accessibility.