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Board of Directors

David Duke

Bio coming soon.I have over 15 years’ experience in public broadcasting and 25 years financial experience with multiple positions in accounting, budgeting, reporting and management. I currently work as Director of Finance at WGCU in Fort Myers, Florida (a medium-size university joint licensee) and formerly worked at ideastream in Cleveland, Ohio (a large community joint licensee). Prior to joining public broadcasting, I held accounting jobs with other non-profits, including a community action agency and a public housing authority.

Mike Waruszewski

Mike Waruszewski is the Chief Financial Officer and member of the executive staff for WQED Multimedia. At WQED, he is responsible for compiling the annual company operating and capital budget, overseeing the annual audit process, cash flow, and compliance with FCC and CPB financial regulations, as well as, facilities, information technology and human resources. He is staff liaison with the WQED Board of Directors on all financial matters and reports to the Finance, Business and Operations Committee and Audit Committee on WQED’s financial structure.

Howard Pearl

Bio coming soon.

Andrew Padgett

Bio coming soon.

Carol Sorber

Carol is the Director of Professional Development at PBS. In 2010, along with several highly respected talent management professionals, she co-authored "The Art and Science of Strategic Talent Management in Law Firms," a field guide of talent management best practices for law firm leaders and individual attorneys, published by Thomson Reuters.

Carol Farris

Carol is a Senior Controller and Manager of the Western Office for the National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) Business Center. She is a Montana native and has lived in Bozeman Montana for over 30 years. She holds a BS in Business Marketing, a Masters in Accountancy both from Montana State University and is a Certified Public Accountant. She has over 20 years of business and accounting experience practicing in the public, private and non-profit sectors as well as in commercial and public broadcasting.

Megan Davey

Megan Daey is currently the Business & Information Manager at WGVU Public Media in Grand Rapids. Prior to working for WGVU, she served as the Vice President of Finance at Pitchfork , specializing in budgeting, payroll administration, human resource management, and account management. Megan holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Accounting from DePaul University.

Kenneth Brown

Kenneth Brown has been in public broadcasting for more than 18 years, with experience in HR and overseeing technical areas of IT and engineering. He also serves as a strategic senior operational leader at PBA.

Nicole Banman

Nicole Banman has served as the Director of Finance and Administration at Kansas Public Radio (KPR) and the Audio-Reader Network in Lawrence, Kansas, for nearly ten years. Nicole was born and raised in Kansas, earning her B.S. in Accounting from Kansas State University in 2006 and her M.S. in Accounting from the University of Kansas in 2011. Her entire career consists of work in the nonprofit accounting sector. Prior to working at KPR, she served as the Finance Director for an academic research department at KU Medical Center.