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.

The Austin PBS Board Meeting on Wednesday, May 25th, 12 Noon - 2:00 PM, will be an in-person only meeting. The meeting will be hosted at The Headliners Club (221 W. 6th St, Austin, TX 78701).

Please contact pcortez@klru.org with any questions you may have.

2021 - 2022 Board Meeting Schedule (pdf)

  • *Ryan Nixon, Nixon Capital LLC, Board Chair
  • Nancy Pollard, Friends of the Children - Austin, Board Vice Chair
  • *Alka Bhanot, IndeMeme, Board Secretary
  • *Ryan Dalton, Board Treasurer
  • *Laura H. Beckworth, Hobby Communications, LLP, Past Board Chair
  • Ryan Atlas, Vista Equity Partners
  • Tom Ball, Next Coast Ventures
  • Christian Barnard, KUNGFU.AI
  • Louis Black, Co-Founder of The Austin Chronicle and SXSW
  • Mike Blue, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Rudy Colmenero, Vacek, Kiecke & Colmenero, LLP
  • Virginia Cumberbatch, Chief Storyteller at Rosa Rebellion
  • *Denise Davis, Davis Kaufman PLLC
  • Debra Day Floyd, Civic Volunteer
  • Marianne Dwight, Strategic Insight Group
  • James Flieller, Cherry Bekaert LLP
  • *Sherrie Frachtman, Civic Volunteer
  • *Vanessa A. Gonzalez, Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP
  • Julie Herrera, Toyota of Cedar Park
  • Don Ross Hewlett, Hewlett Family of Dealerships
  • Jonathan Levy, Brown Advisory
  • *Jan Lindelow, Investor & Philanthropist
  • Ray Martinez, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
  • Nan McRaven, McRaven Associates Consulting
  • Amy Wong Mok, Asian American Cultural Center
  • *Bob Morse, Strattam Capital
  • Elizabeth Nash, Civic Volunteer
  • Milam Newby, Vinson & Elkins
  • Bettye Nowlin, Civic Volunteer
  • Libby Nezda Orr, AT&T
  • Claire Pinkerton, Civic Volunteer
  • Mellie Price, Purposeful Capital
  • Janine Reintjes, Civic Volunteer
  • Catherine Robb, Haynes and Boone, LLP
  • Shuronda Robinson, Adisa Communications
  • *Sergio Rodriguez, The Hector and Gloria Lopez Foundation
  • 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, Texas Education Agency
  • 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

*Executive Committee Member