Board of Directors

Board Members

Mandy Dealey, Chair*
Non-Profit & Civic Leader
Edwina Carrington, Vice Chair*
President, CHK Enterprises LLC
Ann Hume Wilson, President**
General Manager, KMFA
Peter Knudsen, Treasurer*
Private Equity & Venture Capital Investor
Soriya Estes, Secretary*
President, Estes Audiology Hearing Centers
Nancy Scanlan, Programming Committee Chair*
Community Volunteer and Photographer
Steven Moore*
Partner, Jackson Walker LLP
Charles Bailey
Attorney at Law, Law Offices of Charles C. Bailey
Joe W. Bratcher III
Owner, Malvern Books
Malcolm Cooper
Senior Vice President, Stephens Inc
Claude Ducloux
Attorney at Law, Law Offices of Claude E. Ducloux
Donald Grantham
Professor of Composition, Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin
Lou Ann Lasher
Principal, Keating/Lasher & Associates
Paul Leche
Special Counsel for Appeals, Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Mark Lyon
President, Audio Systems
Ron Oliveira
President, Oliveira Public Communications
Ken Stein
President and CEO, League of Historic American Theatres
Frank Bash, Chair Emeritus
Director, McDonald Observatory (retired), The University of Texas at Austin

* Executive Committee
** Ex-officio, non-voting

Community Advisory Board Members

Stephen Aechternacht
Star Canyon Health Care Consulting LLC
Brady Dyer
The Long Center for the Performing Arts
Kathleen Brady Stimpert
City of Austin Cultural Arts Division
Edwina Carrington
Board Liaison
Sara Ortiz
Kirkus Reviews
Liz Cass
Armstrong Community Music School
Brenda Simms
Texas Performing Arts
Patrick Slevin
Austin Soundwaves & The Hispanic Alliance

Open Board of Directors Meeting

KMFA Classical 89.5 holds open meetings concerning the operations and programming of KMFA, in accordance with requirements of the Communications Act of 1934, 47 U.S.C. 396, et seq. as amended, and certification requirements promulgated by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Information about KMFA's open meeting policy is also announced regularly on the air in Central Texas at 89.5FM. To request notice of board meetings in writing, e-mail

KMFA Board of Directors - 2018 Meeting Schedule

Unless otherwise stated, board meetings take place at Tarry House, 3006 Bowman Ave. Finance and executive committee meetings take place at KMFA, 3001 N. Lamar Blvd.

First Quarter Meetings

Finance Committee:       Wednesday, January 31 @ 3:30 PM
Executive Committee:    Wednesday, January 31 @ 4:00 PM
Board Meeting:              Wednesday, February 7 @ 4:30 PM

Second Quarter Meetings

Finance Committee:       Wednesday, May 9 @ 3:30 PM 
Executive Committee:    Wednesday, May 9 @ 4:00 PM
Board Meeting:              Wednesday, May 16 @ 4:30 PM
Additional Board Meeting: Monday, June 25 @ 11:30 AM (at KMFA)

Third Quarter Meetings

Finance Committee:        Wednesday, September 5 @ 3:30 PM
Executive Committee:     Wednesday, September 5 @ 4:00 PM
Board Meeting:               Wednesday, September 12 @ 4:30 PM

Fourth Quarter Meetings

Finance Committee:         Wednesday, November 7  @ 3:30 PM
Executive Committee:      Wednesday, November 7 @ 4:00 PM 
Board Meeting:                Wednesday, November 14 @ 4:30 PM 

Community Advisory Board Meeting:

Community Advisory Board Meetings are open to the public. KMFA is a grant recipient of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and holds open meetings in compliance with CPB grantee eligibility requirements.

2018 meeting dates will be posted at least one week in advance.

The second CAB meeting of 2018 will take place on Wednesday, October 10 at 4:00 p.m.

All CAB meetings will take place at KMFA, 3001 N. Lamar Blvd., except where noted.

Other Committee Meetings:

2018 meeting dates will be posted at least one week in advance for meetings of the Programming and Nominating Committees of the Board. These meetings are open to the public in compliance with CPB grantee eligibility requirements.

Programming Committee Meeting - March 5, 2018 12:00PM Gusto Italian Kitchen on Burnet Rd.