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KLRU Board of Directors and Station Administration

Since its inception, Austin's own community licensed public television station KLRU, has brought exceptional educational television to the Central Texas community. This non-profit 501(c)(3) organization is made possible through support from our members.

2017-2018 Board Meeting Schedule (pdf)

Board of Directors 2016-17

* Tyson Tuttle, Silicon Labs (KLRU Board Chair)
Sergio Alcocer, Creative Community Leader
James Aldrete, Message Audience & Presentation
* Tom Ball, Next Coast Ventures
* Laura H. Beckworth, Hobby Communications, LLP
Laura Beuerlein, Heritage Title Company
* Mike Blue, Ernst & Young LLP (KLRU Board Treasurer)
Myra Bull, ValentineHR
Ross Buhrdorf, CorpTech
Christy Carpenter, Non-Profit Leader & Advisor
Ken Cho, People Pattern
Rudy Colmenero, Vacek, Kiecke & Colmenero, LLP
Virginia Cumberbatch, Div. of Diversity & Comm. Engagement, University of Texas at Austin
Denise Davis, Davis Kaufman PLLC
Susie Dudley, Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty
* Rodney Gibbs, Texas Tribune
* Tom Green, Actor, Investor & Philanthropist
Joe Hanson, Science Writer/YouTube Educator
Jordan Herman, Baker Botts LLP
Kalinda Howe, Chair, KLRU Community Advisory Board (Ex Officio)
* Karen Kennard, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Michael Klein, Regions Bank
Myra Leo, K&L Gates LLP (KLRU Board Secretary)
* Jan Lindelow, Investor & Philanthropist
* Michael Marin, Boulette & Golden LLP
Stacey A. Martinez, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
* Chris Mattsson, Mattsson-McHale Foundation (KLRU Vice Chair)
Niraj Mehdiratta, Apothecary Restaurant and Holy Mountain
David A. Montoya, The University of Texas School of Law Career Services
Leo Munoz, Comcast NBCUniversal, Texas and Chairman, Texas Cable Association
Minh Hien Nguyen, NTT DATA Services
Nona Niland, Niland Foundation
* Ryan Nixon, Goshawk Global Investments LLC
Bettye Nowlin, Philanthropist and Civic Volunteer
Claire Pinkerton, Civic Volunteer
Mellie Price, Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin
* Catherine Robb, Haynes and Boone, LLP (KLRU Immediate Past Chair)
* Deanna Rodriguez, Entergy
* Geronimo Rodriguez, Seton Healthcare Family
Manuel Rosso, Food on the Table
Yvette Ruiz, JP Morgan Chase
* Joah Spearman, Localeur
* Bill Stotesbery, KLRU-TV, Austin PBS
* Carl Stuart, Carl Stuart Investment Advisor, Inc
Madge Vasquez, St. David’s Foundation
John Volkmann, SeriecC (now Cunningham Collective)
S. Craig Watkins, College of Communications at The University of Texas at Austin
Howard Yancy, Zydeco Development
Jeriad Zoghby, PhD, Accenture Interactive

* Executive Committee member

KLRU Administration

Bill Stotesbery

Chief Executive Officer and General Manager
phone: (512) 471-8564
mobile: (512) 658-4503

Melanie Blackman

Human Resources Manager
phone: (512) 475-9031

Lori Bolding

Senior Vice President – Development
phone: (512) 232-6270

Tom Gimbel

Austin City Limits General Manager and CEO ACL Enterprises
phone: (512) 475-9012

Benjamin Kramer

Vice President – Educational Services
phone: (512) 475-9050

Sara Robertson

Vice President – Production and Technology
phone: (512) 475-9062

Maria Rodriguez

Senior Vice President – Programming
phone: (512) 475-9029

Maury Sullivan

Senior Vice President – Community Engagement
phone: (512) 475-9087

Pat Wertz

Chief Financial Officer
phone: (512) 475-9011