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

Rick Sykes, Committee Chair, Central Michigan University BCA & MHTV
Jennifer Williams, MABF Board Chair, Beasley Media Group, Inc.
Karole L. White, President/CEO, Michigan Assoc. of Broadcasters 

Committee Members
                   

Don Backus, Broadcast Electronics/Commotion
Elaine Baker
Bob Gould, Michigan State University School of Journalism, Focal Point
Tonya Hernandez
Joe Jason, CVM Productions 
Tom Mogush, WMQT-FM/WZAM-AM (Marquette)
Gary Reid, WKAR/MSU
Randy Scott, Davison High School
Chuck Stokes, WXYZ-TV (Detroit)
Stephen Trivers, Stephen Tivers, LLC 


 


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.

Jennifer Williams, MABF Board Chair, Beasley Media Group, Inc.
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
Lauren Butzer, Rockford High School
Ilene Gould, Rockford High School
Daniel Hamburg, Michigan State University
Nathan McLain, Specs Howard School of Media Arts
Haley Nash, Rockford High School
Allison Newman, Grand Valley State University
Lindsey Stallsmith, Oakland University
Paul Stewart, Albion College
Rachel Krause, MAB/MABF Marketing
Jennifer Preslar, MAB VP Programs & Administration 



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.

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

Committee Members

Paul Jacobs, Jacobs Media/jacAPPS
Julie Koehn, WLEN-FM (Adrian)
Larry Patrick, Patrick Communications
Jam Sardar, WLNS-TV (Lansing)
Steve Schram, Michigan Public Media
Michael Walenta, WGVU Public Media 


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.

Jennifer Williams, MABF Board Chair, Beasley Media Group, Inc.
Paul Jacobs, MABF Vice Chair, Beasley Media Group, Inc.
Karole L. White, President/CEO, Michigan Assoc. of Broadcasters


Committee Members

Julie Koehn, WLEN-FM (Adrian)
Dick Kernen, Specs Howard School of Media Arts
Pam Manor, WNEM-TV (Saginaw)
Tom Mogush, WMQT-FM/WZAM-AM (Marquette)
Steve Schram, Michigan Public Media


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.

Bob Gould, Committee Chair, Michigan State University School of Journalism, Focal Point
Jennifer Williams, MABF Board Chair, Beasley Media Group, Inc.
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
Pete Bowers, Bloomfield Hills School District
Kristin Burns Thomas, Specs Howard School of Media Arts
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)
Randy Scott, Davison High School
Jeremy W. Steele, Michigan State University

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