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Committees 2021

Service Area and Hub Strategy Supporting Documents

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Engagement Work Group Kickoff

Community and Kids Events by County

TV membership by city 2017 through 2021

Top Employers by County

Top 50 Job Skills in Pennsylvania

Library list WPSU footprint_EDNA Oct 2019

Engagement Opportunities_LauraM

locations and demographics

top employers greater than 1000

WPSU Service Area Strategy

Thursday, March 11, 2021

On Thursday, March 11, the Education and Community Engagement Committees met to discuss the WPSU Service Area Strategy.  To learn more, click here.

Education Committee Presentation August Board Meeting

Friday, September 11, 2020

Board Meeting Education Presentation 8.11.20

Education Updates from WPSU

Thursday, August 27, 2020

View Toni’s Education Updates here:  Board Meeting Education Presentation 8.11.20

Development Committee Notes 8-11-20

Monday, August 17, 2020

Dev Cmte Agenda 8-11-20 – Notes

Government Relations Committee Updates for August 11,2020

Monday, August 17, 2020

Click below to check out the notes from Action Items surrounding State and Federal outreach to Elected officials.


WPSU Membership and Business Support Committee Report 5.20.20

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Click here to see the WPSU Business Support Assignments for 2020.

Click here to see the total WPSU Membership  as of 5.20.20

Top Cities as of 5/20/20


1. State College

2. Bellefonte

3. Boalsburg

4. Huntingdon

5. Altoona


1. State College

2. Bellefonte

3. Boalsburg

4. Port Matilda

5. Huntingdon

WPSU Board Government Relations Committee report 5.20.20

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Head here to check out WPSU’s Government Relations Committee report.

WPSU Board Committees 2020

Friday, May 1, 2020


MAY 2020

EDUCATION – Cece Merkel and Tamra Fatemi – meeting May 11 at 1pm via Zoom

Donnan Stoicovy

John Pozza

Joseph Nairn

Kate Bennett Truitt

Kelly Hastings

DEVELOPMENT – Rob Butler, Jessica Peters and Don Bedell – meeting May 19 at 5pm via Zoom

Amy Frank

Tim Asinger

John Lacny

Jennifer Judd

Jennifer Neely

Melinda Stearns

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS – Carolyn Donaldson – meeting May 5 at 3:30pm via Zoom

Greg Petersen

Gary Miller

Matilda Illuzzi

Vince Mannino

COMMUNITY OUTREACH – Laura Miller and Toni Irvin – meeting May 7 at 5pm via Zoom

Sara Songer

Carline Crevecoeur

Sherry DelGrosso

Kevin Mead

Rhonda Seaton

Ilona Ballreich

Community Outreach and Education Committee

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

STAFF: Toni Irvin, Cece Merkel, Laura Miller

MEMBERS: Ilona Ballreich, Carline Crevecoeur, Sherry Delgrosso, Kelly Hastings, Gary Miller, Joseph Nairn, Jennifer Neely, John Pozza, Sara Songer, Donann Stoicovy, Kate Bennett Truitt

PURPOSE: The Committee serves as an overarching body to guide strategic efforts at the station to strengthen our education services and community outreach efforts.

CHARGE: The Committee, in coordination with our Community and Educational Services team, will provide guidance as we work to strengthen our education and community outreach efforts. Our strategic areas of focus include promoting early childhood education (school readiness, healthy bodies, and resilience); producing and distributing STEM resources for K12 students and teachers; and finding ways to better serve learning families in our distributed rural coverage area. The Committee will also provide insights as we plan the annual schedule of events (i.e. A Taste of Innovation, Eventapalooza) and, participate in one or more event committees. The Committee will offer information about their communities’ values, unique features and history, annual community events, and what may motivate their community to support WPSU.

Government Relations Committee

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

STAFF: Carolyn Donaldson

MEMBERS: Matilda Illuzi, Vince Mannino, Peggy Morgan, Greg Petersen

PURPOSE: The Committee serves to promote and advocate the interests of WPSU Penn State to local, state and federal representatives

CHARGE: The Committee, along with the station liaison, shall monitor all federal and state legislative, regulatory, and judicial developments that may affect WPSU Penn State. The Committee will coordinate with the University’s Government Relations Office to communicate WPSU views on information policy issues to all levels of government. The committee will meet during scheduled Board of Representatives meetings and develop a report to be presented to the whole Board. As needed, the committee will work as advocates for WPSU with elected officials and be asked to join lobbying efforts and attend in-person meetings with elected officials.

Development Committee

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

STAFF: Rob Butler, Don Bedell, Jess Peters, Michele Demaree

MEMBERS: Tim Asinger, John Lacny, Kevin Mead, Rhonda Seaton, Melinda Stearns

PURPOSE: The committee serves WPSU by suggesting and cultivating relationships that enhance private philanthropy; building financial support for the production, broadcast, and educational services of the station.

CHARGE: Members will be asked to be facilitators and “open doors in your community” by supporting Individual and Corporate Giving through membership, annual leadership giving, planned giving, endowments, Broadcast, digital content and production underwriting and through financing and trade for special events and opportunities.