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

Tracy Beckwith
Sacramento, CA
Service Ends: September 2024

 



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


Erica Dias
Folsom, CA
VP, Marketing & Communications
SAFE Credit Union
Service Ends: September 2025

#iamKVIE
Educational content is vital – opening a world of possibilities to our country’s youth, encouraging pathways to STEM careers, and providing continuous learning, inspiration, and innovation for families, adults, and business leaders.

My favorite programs are
American Masters, The Great British Baking Show, Studio Sacramento.



Cassandra Ferrannini
Sacramento, CA
Partner
Downey Brand, LLP
Service Ends: September 2024

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

My favorite programs are
FRONTLINE and Rob on the Road.



Dr. Frederika Harmsen
Sacramento, CA
Director, US Engagement
Victoria University of Wellington
Service Ends: September 2021

#iamKVIE
I am passionate about the role KVIE has in enriching and empowering viewers with content that is educational and entertaining.

My favorite programs are
Downton Abbey, FRONTLINE, and NOVA.



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
LarsenCazanis Public Affairs
Service Ends: September 2024



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

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

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

 



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

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


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


Cyril Shah (Treasurer)
Sacramento, CA
Principal
Shah Wealth Management

Service Ends: September 2021

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

My favorite programs are
The Mind of a Chef, Studio Sacramento, Wild Kratts, and everything by Ken Burns.


Brad Simmons
Sacramento, CA
Chief Operating Officer
UC Davis Medical Center

Service Ends: September 2024

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

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


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
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, Wild Kratts