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Board Committees

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is authorized to exercise the powers of the Board in emergencies or, when the Board Chair deems it neither practical nor feasible to call a special meeting of the Board. The Committee may also handle matters that are highly sensitive or require a high degree of confidentiality. Actions taken by the Executive Committee must be reported to the Board at the next regularly scheduled Board meeting.

Meeting Dates:

  • Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 3pm - 4pm*
  • Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 10am - 11am** (conference call)
  • Friday, September 27, 2019, 10am - 11am** (conference call)
  • Tuesday, May 12, 2020, 4pm - 5pm (video conference)**
  • Friday, July 31, 2020, 1pm - 2pm (video conference)**

*The August 14, 2019 Executive Committee meeting will be closed pursuant to 47 U.S.C. Sec 396(k)(4) to discuss matters relating to individual  employee(s).  The meeting will be closed pursuant to 47 U.S.C. Sec 396(k)(4) to discuss matters relating to individual employee(s). 

**This meeting will be closed pursuant to 47 U.S.C. Sec 396(k)(4) to review certain matters requiring the confidential advice of counsel, review of commercial or financial information obtained from a person on a privileged or confidential basis, or the purchase of property or services with the premature exposure of such purchase compromising the business interests of Cascade Public Media.

Finance & Audit Committee

The Finance and Audit Committee will assist the Board in fulfilling its responsibilities to provide oversight of management regarding the integrity of the financial statements, and the engagement, independence and performance of the independent auditors, financial analysts and investment advisors. It will also respond to certain matters raised pursuant to the KCTS 9 Television Whistleblower Policy.

Meeting Dates:

  • Thursday, September 19, 2019
  • Thursday, November 21, 2019
  • Thursday, March 19, 2020 (video conference)*
  • Thursday, June 4, 2020 (video conference)*

All meetings will be held at KCTS 9 at 10:30 a.m unless otherwise noted.

*Portions of this meeting will be closed pursuant to 47 U.S.C. Sec 396(k)(4) to discuss matters relating to individual employee(s), to review certain matters requiring the confidential advice of counsel, to review of commercial or financial information obtained from a person on a privileged or confidential basis, or the purchase of property or services with the premature exposure of such purchase compromising the business interests of Cascade Public Media.

 

Human Resources Committee

The Human Resources Committee helps the organization to attract, retain and motivate highly qualified management and staff. The Committee will assist the Board in establishing the overall HR and compensation strategy, reviewing and recommending terms of employee benefits plans, and facilitating the Board’s annual review of the performance of the President/CEO. Management retains the initiative to bring to the Committee issues relating to people, culture and human resources matters.

Meeting Dates:

  • Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 12:30pm - 2pm*
  • Wednesday, September 4, 2019
  • Friday April 3, 2020 (video conference)**

All meetings will be held at KCTS 9 at 10:30 a.m. unless otherwise noted.

* The August 13, 2019 Human Resources Committee meeting will be closed pursuant to 47 U.S.C. Sec 396(k)(4) to discuss matters relating to individual employee(s).

** The April 3, 2020  Human Resources meeting will be closed pursuant to 47 U.S.C. Sec 396(k)(4) to consider matters relating to individual employee(s), proprietary information and other matters requiring the confidential advice of counsel.

 

Nominating & Governance Committee

The Nominating and Governance 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. The Committee shall also be responsible for reviewing overall governance of the Board.

Meeting Dates:

  • October 24, 2019
  • January 16, 2020
  • June 11, 2020 (video conference)

All meetings will be held at KCTS 9 at 10:30 a.m. unless otherwise noted.

 

Note on Meetings