PBS KVIE's board of directors is composed of community and business leaders throughout California's Central Valley.

Roy E. Brewer (Chair)
Sacramento, CA
Partner
Brewer Lofgren LLP
Service Ends: September 2024


Nancy Brodovsky
Sacramento, CA
Principal
SacConnects
Service Ends: September 2027

#iamKVIE
I look to PBS NewsHour for in-depth, impartial news and other PBS programs to expand my horizons. I am a firm believer in public television and the role it plays in our region.

My favorite programs are
PBS News Hour, American Experience, and Rob on the Road.


Cassandra Ferrannini (At Large)
Sacramento, CA
Partner
Downey Brand, LLP
Service Ends: September 2024

#iamKVIE
PBS KVIE has entertained and educated me since childhood and continues to do so at every stage of my life.

My favorite programs are
Anything by Ken Burns, FRONTLINE, and NOVA.


Hedy Govenar
Sacramento, CA
Founder of Governmental Advocates (Ret)
Service Ends: September 2023

#iamKVIE
PBS KVIE presents programming options that give local viewers access to objective and trustworthy news reporting and interesting information on community people and places. PBS KVIE educates, expands, and entertains!

My favorite programs are
FRONTLINE and Rob on the Road.


Pramila Kriplani
Sacramento, CA
Principal
Global Investments
Service Ends: September 2025

My favorite programs are
Masterpiece, PBS NewsHour, Rick Steves Europe, and American Experience.


Greg Larsen
Sacramento, CA
Partner
LarsenCazanis Public Affairs
Service Ends: September 2024


Laura Lewis (Immediate Past Chair)
Sacramento, CA
General Counsel
SMUD
Service Ends: September 2022

#iamKVIE
I grew up watching local PBS KVIE programming and believe that educational television offers tremendous benefits.

My favorite programs are
Downton Abbey and Yes! We’re Open.


Debbie Yolanda Manning (Treasurer)
Sacramento, CA
Chief Sergeant at Arms (ret)
California State Senate
Service Ends: September 2027

My favorite programs are
American Experience, Finding Your Roots, and FRONTLINE.


LeShelle May
Davis, CA
Senior Software Technical Lead
CNN
Service Ends: September 2024

#iamKVIE
This powerful network enhances the lives of many through its educational documentaries.

My favorite program is
Nature: Animals With Cameras.


Paul McClure
Sacramento, CA
Principal / Advertising Director
Runyon Saltzman, Inc. (RSE)
Service Ends: September 2026

#iamKVIE
PBS KVIE elevates the opportunity to learn, explore, and entertain through a rich variety of original and national productions.

My favorite programs are
NewsHour, ViewFinder, and all Ken Burns documentaries.


Ken Menges
Sacramento, CA
General Counsel
E&J Gallo Winery
Service Ends: September 2027

#iamKVIE
PBS KVIE is a unique resource for news, education, and entertainment.

My favorite program is
PBS NewsHour.


Beth Miller
Sacramento, CA
President & CEO
Miller Public Affairs Group
Service Ends: September 2025


Michelle Odell
Sacramento, CA
Director, Public Affairs
Kaiser Permanente
Service Ends: September 2022


Josh Pulliam
Sacramento, CA
President
JPM+M, Inc
Service Ends: September 2027

#iamKVIE
PBS KVIE is important to me because it offers lifelong learning and accessible, high-quality content, which celebrates artistic and cultural diversity.

My favorite programs are
PBS NewsHour, America's Test Kitchen, California's Gold, Masterpiece, and Sesame Street.


Cyril Shah (Vice Chair)
Sacramento, CA
President
Shah Wealth Management

Service Ends: September 2026

#iamKVIE
PBS KVIE provides unique content that is both entertaining and thought provoking.

My favorite programs are
Ken Burns documentaries, Studio Sacramento, and No Passport Required.


Brad Simmons
Sacramento, CA
Chief Administrator, UC Davis Medical Center
Chief Operating Officer, UC Davis Health Hospital Division
Service Ends: September 2024

#iamKVIE
PBS KVIE is a tremendous resource that provides educational and journalistic programs to our community.

My favorite programs are
Antiques Roadshow, Austin City Limits, Nature, and PBS NewsHour.


Janine Southwick
Sacramento, CA
VP, Retail Branches
SAFE Credit Union

Service Ends: September 2027


Erica Taylor
Sacramento, CA
Vice President
Communications & Community Relations

Golden 1 Credit Union
Service Ends: September 2023


Tom Weborg
Sacramento, CA
Co-Founder of Java City
Service Ends: September 2026


R. Brooks Whitehead (Secretary)
Sacramento, CA
Attorney
Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP
Service Ends: September 2024

#iamKVIE
PBS KVIE is an invaluable source of quality, educational, and entertaining programming that I've grown up on, and enjoy to this day, and that my kids continue to learn from and enjoy.

My favorite programs are
Finding Your Roots, Rick Steves' Europe, and Wild Kratts.