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KPTS BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Meeting date/time/location are subject to change. Please contact Erin Kofoed at 316-838-3090 or by email (ekofoed@kpts.org), 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 (Tisha Johnson – Chair & Rachel Wetta – Chair Elect) 4th Tuesday of the following months - 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.; KPTS Studio

July 28, 2020

September 22, 2020

November 24, 2020

January 26, 2021

March 23, 2021

May 25, 2021

June 22, 2021 (Annual Meeting)

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

Rachel Wetta (Chair-Elect) 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.

Trent Santer (Secretary) 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.

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.

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.

Connie Dietzis a native of Wichita and received her BA and MA in Education from Wichita State University. Connie has been active in the community in various roles. She is a past president of the League of Women Voters, and served for 14 years on the Wichita Board of Education.

Jacqueline Kelly 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.

Emeritus Board Member

Jon Callen

Finance Committee
(4th Tuesday of the following months except June
which is the 3rd Tuesday)
11:00 a.m. - Noon; KPTS Studio or Conference room

August 25, 2020

October 27, 2020

December (if needed) 22, 2020

February 23, 2021

April 27, 2021

June 15, 2021
(in preparation for the Annual Meeting)

Executive/Governance Committee
(4th Tuesday of the following months except June
which is the 3rd Tuesday)
Noon – 1:00 p.m.; KPTS Studio or Conference room

August 25, 2020

October 27, 2020

December (if needed) 22, 2020

February 23, 2021

April 27, 2021

June 15, 2021
(in preparation for the Annual Meeting)

Fundraising & Development
(4th Tuesday of the following months except June
which is the 3rd Tuesday)
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.; Room TBD

August 25, 2020

October 27, 2020

December (if needed) 22, 2020

February 23, 2021

April 27, 2021

June 15, 2021
(in preparation for the Annual Meeting)

KPTS Board and Committee Meeting
Schedule Fiscal Year 2020-2021
(Committee Members receive email notices prior to meetings along with agendas and meeting materials.)

Building / Branding Task Force
(2nd Tuesday of the following months)
11:00 a.m. - Noon; Conference room

August 25, 2020

October 27, 2020

December (if needed) 22, 2020

February 23, 2021

April 27, 2021

June 15, 2021
(in preparation for the Annual Meeting)