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Board of Directors

The broadcast license for KUOW was awarded to the University of Washington Board of Regents in 1951. Under an agreement, the station is managed by KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio, a private, nonprofit corporation established in 1999 and governed by the KUOW PSPR community board of directors.

The KUOW PSPR Board of Directors provides fiscal oversight and management of affairs, property and interests, ensuring the organization meets its goals, steering the organization towards a sustainable future by providing insight for ethical governance and financial management practices. The KUOW PSPR board is comprised 16-25 directors who serve for three terms, three years each.

Meeting times and minutes are listed below. Minutes from previous Fiscal Years combined into one PDF.

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes: 2019 | 2018 | 2017

Development Committee Meeting Minutes: 2019 | 2018 | 2017

Governance Committee Meeting Minutes: 2019 | 2018 | 2017

Strategic Planning Committee Meeting Minutes: 2019 | 2018 | 2017

Executive Committee Meeting Minutes: 2019 | 2018 | 2017

Finance Committee Meeting Minutes: 2019 ] 2018 ] 2017

Board of Directors

Full Meeting Schedule

All meetings are open to the public and are held on Thursdays 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Due to the "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order all board and committee meetings will be held virtually until further notice. If you would like to attend any of these meetings virtually, please use the Contact Us form and select “contact the board” and make your request in the field. You will receive a Zoom Conference link to register for the meeting once it’s available. The November meeting is our Annual Meeting, (which includes a reception 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM) and is on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at the University of Washington Club.

  • Thursday, February 27, 2020
  • Thursday, April 30, 2020
  • Thursday June 25, 2020
  • Thursday, September 24, 2020
  • Thursday, November 19, 2020 (Annual Meeting)

 

Committee Meeting Schedule

Executive Committee

All Executive Committee meetings are held 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Due to the "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order the Executive Committee meetings will be held virtually until further notice. If you would like to attend any of these meetings virtually, please use the Contact Us form and select “contact the board” and make your request in the field. You will receive a Zoom Conference link to register for the meeting once it’s available.

  • Thursday, February 13, 2020 Agenda & Minutes
  • Thursday, April 23, 2020 Agenda & Minutes
  • Thursday, June 11, 2020 (Joint with Finance Committee) starts at 3:30 PM
  • Thursday, September 10, 2020
  • Wednesday, November 4, 2020


Development Committee

All Development Committee meetings are held 3:30 – 5:00 PM. Due to the "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order the Development Committee meetings will be held virtually until further notice. If you would like to attend any of these meetings virtually, please use the Contact Us form and select “contact the board” and make your request in the field. You will receive a Zoom Conference link to register for the meeting once it’s available.

  • Wednesday, January 22, 2020 Agenda & Minutes
  • Wednesday, March 18, 2020
  • Wednesday, May 20, 2020
  • Wednesday, August 19, 2020
  • Wednesday, October 21, 2020


Finance & Audit Committee

All Finance & Audit Committee meetings are held 3:30 – 5:00 PM. Due to the "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order the Finance & Audit Committee meetings will be held virtually until further notice. If you would like to attend any of these meetings virtually, please use the Contact Us form and select “contact the board” and make your request in the field. You will receive a Zoom Conference link to register for the meeting once it’s available.

  • Tuesday, January 28, 2020; Joint with Finance and Investment Sub-committee
  • Thursday, May 28, 2020; Joint with Strategic Planning Committee
  • Thursday, June 11, 2020; Joint with Executive Committee
  • Tuesday, August 18, 2020; Finance Investment Sub-committee
  • Tuesday, October 27, 2020


Governance Committee

All Governance Committee meetings are held 3:00 – 4:30 PM. Due to the "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order the Governance Committee meetings will be held virtually until further notice. If you would like to attend any of these meetings virtually, please use the Contact Us form and select “contact the board” and make your request in the field. You will receive a Zoom Conference link to register for the meeting once it’s available.


Strategic Planning Committee

All Strategic Planning Committee meetings are held 3:30 – 5:00 PM. Due to the "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order the Strategic Planning Committee meetings will be held virtually until further notice. If you would like to attend any of these meetings virtually, please use the Contact Us form and select “contact the board” and make your request in the field. You will receive a Zoom Conference link to register for the meeting once it’s available.

  • Monday, February 3, 2020
  • Thursday, May 28, 2020; Joint with Finance & Audit Committee
  • Monday, August 10, 2020
  • Thursday, October 1, 2020
  • Wednesday, October 14, 2020


Closed Meeting Notification

Meetings of the Board of Directors and Board Committees or portions of those meetings at which matters relating to individual employees, proprietary information, or litigation, or certain other matters requiring the confidential advice of counsel, commercial or financial information obtained from a person on a privileged or confidential basis, or the purchase of property or services whenever the premature exposure of such purchase would compromise the operations or business interests of KUOW may be closed to the public pursuant to 47 U.S.C. sec 396(k)(4).

If such meetings or portions of those meetings are closed, the specific reason for closing a meeting or portion of a meeting will be made available on this website, within 10 days of the closed meeting or closed portion thereof. 

For additional information regarding KUOW PSPR meetings or to request a written explanation for closed meetings, contact Fieta Robinson at 206.543.6784 or fdrobinson@kuow.org.


Annual Reports

Annual and financial reports available here. Hard copies of the KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio annual reports and audited financial reports may be obtained by calling 206.543.2710 or by writing to KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio, 4518 University Way NE, Suite 310, Seattle, WA 98105.