Board of Directors

Since its inception, Austin’s own community licensed public television station Austin PBS 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.

2021 - 2022 Board Meeting Schedule (pdf)

  • Ryan Nixon, Nixon Capital LLC, Board Chair
  • Nancy Pollard, Friends of the Children, Board Vice Chair
  • Alka Bhanot, IndeMeme, Board Secretary
  • Mike Blue, Ernst & Young LLP, Board Treasurer
  • Laura H. Beckworth, Hobby Communications, LLP, Past Board Chair
  • Ryan Atlas, Vista Equity Partners
  • Tom Ball, Next Coast Ventures
  • Christian Barnard, T3
  • Louis Black, Co-Founder of The Austin Chronicle and SXSW
  • Rudy Colmenero, Attorney at Law
  • Virginia Cumberbatch, Chief Storyteller at Rosa Rebellion
  • Ryan Dalton, Parsley Energy
  • Denise Davis, Davis Kaufman PLLC
  • Debra Day Floyd, Civic Volunteer
  • Marianne Dwight, Director Institutional Investor Services/ Strategic Insight Group
  • James Flieller, Cherry Bekaert LLP
  • Sherrie Frachtman, Civic Volunteer
  • Vanessa A. Gonzalez, Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta
  • Julie Herrera, Toyota of Cedar Park
  • Don Ross Hewlett, Hewlett Family of Dealerships
  • Jonathan Levy, Brown Advisory
  • Jan Lindelow, Investor & Philanthropist
  • Ray Martinez, Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas, Inc. (ICUT)
  • Nan McRaven, McRaven Consulting
  • Amy Wong Mok, Asian American Cultural Center
  • Bob Morse, Strattam Capital
  • Elizabeth Nash, Civic Volunteer
  • Milam Newby, Vinson & Elkins
  • Nona Niland, Niland Foundation
  • Bettye Nowlin, Civic Volunteer
  • Libby Nezda Orr, AT&T
  • Claire Pinkerton, Civic Volunteer
  • Mellie Price, Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Janine Reintjes, Civic Volunteer
  • Catherine Robb, Haynes and Boone, LLP
  • Shuronda Robinson, Adisa Communications
  • Sergio Rodriguez, GALO OPS, LLC
  • Manuel Rosso, FloSports
  • Yvette Ruiz Krumhansl, JP Morgan Chase
  • Brad Schlosser, Schlosser Development
  • Krishna Srinivasan, LiveOak Venture Partners
  • Robert Strauss, Peak Rock Capital
  • Gavin Villareal, Baker Botts LP
  • Carol Wagner, Civic Volunteer
  • Frank Ward, Founder & Principal at Forward Public Affairs
  • Craig Watkins, PhD, Professor at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Matt Winkler, Asuragen, Inc
  • Howard Yancy, Zydeco Development
  • Martin Kareithi (ex officio), CAB Chair