Scholarships & Education Committee


Student Advisory Committee


Development & Fundraising Committee


Nominating Committee


Broadcasting Career Builder Conference Committee




Scholarships & Education Committee

  • Suggests and helps facilitate educational seminars for professionals and students.

  • Oversees Student Broadcast Awards, internships and career fairs

  • Oversees Student Advisory Committee

  • Oversees scholarships, meet as needed.

  • Formulates criteria and process to attract scholarship applicants for both continuing education/ professional development and college/trade school scholarships.

  • Prepare and encourage a diverse broadcast workforce for future generations

Jennifer Williams, Committee Chair, Greater Media, Inc.
Chuck Stokes, WXYZ-TV (Detroit), '14-'15 MABF Board Chair
Karole L. White, President/CEO, Michigan Assoc. of Broadcasters

Committee Members
                   

Don Backus, Broadcast Electronics/Commotion, Southfield, MI
Elaine Baker
Charles Ganzert, PhD
, Northern Michigan University
Bob Gould, Michigan State University School of Journalism
Tonya Hernandez
Paul Jacobs, Jacobs Media/jacAPPS
Joe Jason, CVM Productions
Tom Mogush, WMQT-FM/WZAM-AM (Marquette)
Gary Reid, WKAR/MSU
Randy Scott
, Davison High School
Rick Sykes, Central Michigan University

 

Student Advisory Committee

sub-committee of the Education and Scholarship Committee

  • Commissioned from the MABF Education and Scholarship Committee and the MABF Board.

  • Committee was formed per the July 15, 2009 MABF Strategic Planning Session and approved as part of the Education/Scholarship Committee Recommendations during the November 11, 2009 Board Meeting.

  • Committee will meet up to four times in one year, two in person and two via conference call as needed.

  • Responsible for suggesting topics, speakers, sessions and general ideas as it pertains to MABF’s student-oriented programs (ie: BCBC, Career Fairs, GLBC, Student Awards). This committee will  represent the target audience of High School and College students and will play a role in helping to plan future events.

Chuck Stokes, WXYZ-TV (Detroit), '14-'15 MABF Board Chair
Bill Keith, Advisor, WSDP-FM/ Plymouth-Canton Community Schools
Karole L. White, President/CEO, Michigan Assoc. of Broadcasters 

Committee Members                   

Evan Brook, Bloomfield Hills High School
Austin Flynn
, Rockford High School
Lauren Hayward, Rockford High School
Andria Ide, St. Clair Tec
Devin Inbody, Spring Arbor University
Kyle Linford
, Washtenaw Community College
Allison Newman, Grand Valley State University
Lindsey Stallsmith, Specs Howard School of Media Arts
Paul Stewart
, Albion College 


Development & Fundraising Committee

  • Charged with long-term funding

  • Assisting in identifying and soliciting Large Gifts- Endowments and grants

  • Annual giving campaigns

  • In charge of suggesting and assisting with fundraising and special events, meet as needed.

Sue Goldsen, Jackson Radio Works, Committee Chair 
Chuck Stokes, WXYZ-TV (Detroit), '14-'15 MABF Board Chair
Karole L. White, President/CEO, Michigan Assoc. of Broadcasters

Committee Members

Julie Koehn, Lenawee Broadcasting Company/WLEN-FM (Adrian)
Todd Mohr, Mitten Media, LLC
Steve Schram, Michigan Public Media
Stephen Trivers, Stephen Trivers LLC
Michael Walenta, WGVU Public Media
Jennifer Williams, Greater Media, Inc.

 

Nominating Committee

  • Includes past MAB and MABF Chairmen/Presidents as well as the MABF Vice Chairman/Chairman-Elect.

  • Suggests individuals for the MAB Board to appoint to the MABF Board.

  • Insures that the diversity on the Foundation Board parallels that of the broadcasting industry.

  • Exhibits an EEO leadership role for Michigan Stations.

Rick Sykes, Committee Chair, Central Michigan University, MABF Board Chair '13-'14
Chuck Stokes, WXYZ-TV (Detroit), '14-'15 MABF Board Chair
Karole L. White, President/CEO, Michigan Assoc. of Broadcasters


Committee Members

Rob David, Handyman Productions
Mike King, WILX-TV (Lansing)
Julie Koehn, WLEN-FM (Adrian)


Broadcasting Career Builder Conference Committee

  • Commissioned from the MABF Education and Scholarship Committee and the MABF Board.

  • Committee formed per the August 10, 2004 MABF Board Meeting. Meet as needed.

  • Responsible for assisting in the planning and implementation of the MABF Student Broadcasting Conference to take place Friday, November 7, 2014 at Lansing Community College-West Campus.

Pete Bowers, Bloomfield Hills School District, Committee Chair
Chuck Stokes
, WXYZ-TV, '14-'15 MABF Board Chair
Karole L. White, President/CEO, Michigan Assoc. of Broadcasters
             

Committee Members                   

Eva Aguirre Cooper, WOOD/WOTV/WXSP-TV (Grand Rapids)
Don Backus, Broadcast Electronics/Commotion (Southfield)
Bruce Goldsen, Jackson Radio Works
Bob Gould, Michigan State University School of Journalism, Focal Point
Bill Keith, WSDP-FM/ Plymouth-Canton Community Schools
Dick Kernen, Specs Howard School of Media Arts
Pam Manor, WNEM-TV (Saginaw)
Jam Sardar, WLNS-TV (Lansing)
Tom Scanlan
Randy Scott, Davison High Schoo
Jennifer Williams, Greater Media, Inc.

*Student Advisory Committee members also participate on the BCBC Planning Committee.