KPTS BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Meeting date/time/location are subject to change. Please contact Linda Miner at 316-838-3090 or by email to confirm this information.

The business and affairs of the Kansas Public Telecommunications Service, Inc. (KPTS) is managed under the direction of a Board of Trustees. The Board consists of no fewer than 9 members. The Board elects a Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer. Trustees serve two, three-year terms and are divided into three classes. If you are interested in serving as a Trustee, please contact Victor A. Hogstrom.

All KPTS Board of Trustees and Trustee Committee meetings are open to the public. All meetings are held in the KPTS studio located at 320 W. 21st Street North, Wichita, KS 67203.

Board of Trustee meetings are held the 4th Tuesday from 11:30am to 1:30pm during the months listed below. Please contact Linda Miner for date/time/location of the annual meeting.

Visitors will be permitted to attend and observe regular meetings of the KPTS Board of Trustees. Any visitor will be introduced to the Board and will be permitted to address the Board only upon written request to the Chair two weeks prior to the meeting.

Board of Trustees (Brian Adams and Jacqueline Kelly – Chair & Tisha Johnson – Chair Elect) 4th Tuesday of the following months - 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.; KPTS Studio

July 23, 2019
September 24, 2019

October 7, 2019 (Special Board Meeting @ Noon)
November 26, 2019
January 28, 2020
March 24, 2020
May 26, 2020
June 23, 2020 (Annual Meeting)

Finance Committee (Perry E. Winter – Chair)
4th Tuesday of the following months - 11:00 a.m. - Noon
KPTS Studio or Conference room

August 27, 2019
October 22, 2019
December 24, 2019 (if needed)
February 25, 2020
April 28, 2020
June 16, 2020 (third Tuesday in preparation for the Annual Meeting in June)



Executive/Governance Committee (Denny Senseney – Chair)
4th Tuesday of the following months - Noon - 1:00 p.m.
KPTS Studio or Conference Room

August 27, 2019
October 22, 2019
December 24, 2019 (if needed)
February 25, 2020
April 28, 2020
June 16, 2020 (third Tuesday in preparation for the Annual Meeting in June)



Fundraising & Development
4th Tuesday of the following months - 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
KPTS Studio or Conference Room)

August 27, 2019
October 22, 2019
December 24, 2019 (if needed)
February 25, 2020
April 28, 2020
June 16, 2020 (third Tuesday in preparation for the Annual Meeting in June)



Building/Branding Task Force (Barry Gaston/Jon Callen Co-Chairs)
Meetings Held 4th Tuesday of the following months - 11:00 a.m. - Noon
KPTS Studio or Conference Room

August 27, 2019 (4th Tuesday)
October 8, 2019
December 10, 2019 (if needed)
February 11, 2020
April 14, 2020
June 9, 2020 (in preparation for the Annual Meeting)

Committee Chair may call additional meetings as necessary within Open Meetings notification requirements.

KPTS BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEMBERS


Brian Adams (Co-Chair) is a Vice President, Private Client Advisor and Team Leader for The Commerce Trust Company. He serves as a senior consultant and relationship manager providing clients with personalized objective advice.

Alyssa Boyer began her career as an English teacher, then earned her Master’s in Counseling and Clinical Professional Counseling License. She maintained a private practice for 17 years. In 2010, she became the counselor at The Independent School, and was named Head of the Lower School in 2018.


Barry Gaston is president and owner of Gaston Marketing, a company which produces radio and TV commercials for clients nationwide. Before Gaston Marketing, he was involved in radio broadcasting as a manager and owner of several radio stations.

Tisha Johnson(Chair-Elect)is a Resource Management Analyst for Westar Energy with a history of working in the utilities industry.


Jacqueline Kelly(Co-Chair) currently serves as the City Attorney for the City of Bel Aire. Prior to moving to Kansas, she served the Department of Defense as a contracted Project Analyst for emerging technology incentives in Suffolk, Va.


Jim McCann operates Jiminy Advertising, a full-service advertising agency. He is also Media Director for Wonderful Wichita Digital Billboard Advertising where he creates graphic designs for LED boards and markets several independently owned digital boards.

Adam Poell is a Manager of Product Development for AgVantis. He has over 12 years of experience in developing and managing Information Technology solutions.


Trent Santer is an associate at the Martin Pringle Law Firm and focuses his practice on transactional matters. Trent received his undergraduate degree from West Virginia University and his Juris Doctor from the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law.


Rachel Wetta (Secretary) is a partner at Foulston Siefkin, LLP. She is a trial lawyer who represents clients in a variety of litigation matters in both state and federal court.


Perry E. Winter(Treasurer) is a portfolio manager for The Commerce Trust Company. He works with their investment team to construct a portfolio to help clients’ achieve their long-term financial goals.

Emeritus Board Members

Jon Callen, Harvey Sorensen and Lloyd Jones