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 16-21 directors who serve for three terms, three years each.

Board of Directors

Full Meeting Schedule

All meetings are open to the public and are held on Thursdays 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM. Meetings will be held at the Alumni Building, 1415 45th Street, 2nd Floor, Fireplace Room, until further notice. The November meeting is our Annual Meeting, (which includes a reception 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM) and is on Thursday, November 14 at the University of Washington Club.

  • Thursday, February 28, 2019
  • Thursday, April 25, 2019
  • Thursday June 27, 2019
  • Thursday, September 13, 2019
  • Thursday, November 14, 2019


Committee Meeting Schedule

Executive Committee

All Executive Committee meetings are held 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM at KUOW, 4518 University Way NE, Suite 310, Seattle, WA 98105, unless otherwise noted.

  • Wednesday, February 13, 2019
  • Thursday, April 11, 2019
  • Thursday, June 13, 2019 (joint with Finance Committee)
  • Thursday, August 29, 2019
  • Thursday, October 31, 2019
  • Friday, December 13, 2019


Development Committee

All Development Committee meetings are held 3:30 – 5:00 PM at KUOW, 4518 University Way NE, Suite 310, Seattle, WA, 98105, unless otherwise noted.

  • Wednesday, January 16, 2019
  • Wednesday, March 20, 2019
  • Wednesday, May 8, 2019
  • Wednesday, August 7, 2019
  • Wednesday, October 9, 2019


Finance & Audit Committee

Finance & Audit Committee meetings are held 3:30 – 5:00 PM at KUOW, 4518 University Way NE, Suite 310, Seattle WA 98105, unless otherwise noted.

  • Tuesday, February 5, 2019; (Joint with Finance and Investment Sub-committee; Bernstein Annual Report)
  • Tuesday, April 2, 2019
  • Tuesday, May 30, 2019, 4.00-5.30 pm (Joint with Strategic Planning Committee)
  • Wednesday, June 13, 2019, 4.30 - 6.00 pm (Joint with Executive Committee)
  • Tuesday, August 20, 2019 (Finance and Investment Sub-committee only)
  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019


Governance Committee

All Governance Committee meetings are held 3:30 – 5:00 PM at KUOW, 4518 University Way NE, Suite 310, Seattle WA 98105, unless otherwise noted.

  • Wednesday, January 9, 2019
  • Wednesday, March 6, 2019
  • Wednesday, June 4, 2019
  • Wednesday, July 31, 2019
  • Tuesday, September 24, 2019


Strategic Planning Committee

All Strategic Planning Committee meetings are held 4.00 – 5:30 PM at KUOW, 4518 University Way NE, Suite 310, Seattle WA 98105, unless otherwise noted.

  • Monday, January 28, 2019
  • Monday, March 25, 2019
  • Thursday, May 30, 2019 (joint with Finance Committee)
  • Monday, August 12, 2019
  • Wednesday, October 16, 2019


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 email fdrobinson@kuow.org.

Annual Reports

Annual and financial reports available below. 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.

2017 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

2015 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

Financials

2017 Financial Report

2016 Tax Return 990