MISSION & VISION

 

 

Welcome
Since ValleyPBS first went on the air in April of 1977, the Station has been committed to enriching the lives of Valley residents though a combination of educational and entertaining programming and solid community outreach and service.

As the Central Valley’s own community licensed public television station, ValleyPBS has delivered exceptional television to homes from Merced to Bakersfield.  The Station reaches more than 94% of households with a television in our service area and broadcasts more than 70 hours of quality, research-based children’s programming each week.   In addition to the core line-up of PBS signature programming, ValleyPBS also purchases and broadcasts a host of additional series and fan favorites like Doc Martin, Father Brown, Huell Howser’s California’s Gold and others.  Moreover, the Station produces local documentaries that bring light to important Valley issues as well as a weekly show highlighting agriculture – Valley’s Gold.

Vision
ValleyPBS is the Valley’s Preschool, Classroom, Stage for the Arts and Lens for Exploration, pointing citizens of all ages to destinations where their interests will be served, their spirits lifted and their voices and perspectives heard.

Mission
ValleyPBS enriches, educates and strengthens our diverse Valley community through the power of public service media.

Leadership Staff

Phil Meyer, President & CEO
Phyllis Brotherton, Executive Vice President & CFO
Elizabeth Laval, Vice President of Operations

Station Management

Natali Carrera, Director of Educational Services & Grants
Candice Pendergrass, Director of Development & Marketing
Randy Reed, Director of Production
Gary Renner, Director of Leadership Giving
Shadi Sabra, Chief Engineer

Nancy Borjas, Membership Manager
Steven Lee, Broadcast Operations Manager
Vicki Lund, Accounting Manager
Nichole Morales, Children’s Services Manager
Shatera Sangster, Digital Services Manager
Sarah Soghomonian, Production Manager

ValleyPBS
Board of Directors

Kurt Madden, Chair
Jose Plascencia, Vice Chair
Jim Aldredge, Finance Officer
Jane Olvera Quebe, Board Secretary
Rita Crandall, Board Member
Karen Musson, Board Member
Dr. Yolanda Partida, Board Member
Jame Shekoyan, Board Member

Carol Riley, Chair of Community Advisory Board
William Lyles, Emeritus Director

Community
Advisory Board

Carol Riley, Chair – Fresno County
Jim Pierce, Vice Chair – Madera County
Michelle W. Allison – Merced County
Deborah Alexander – Madera County
Armondo Apodaca – Tulare County
Thomas Whit-Ellis – Fresno County
Murray Farber – Fresno County
Loretta Miller – Tulare County
Doug Morris – Fresno County
Kara Pierce-Malcher – Member at Large
Linda Tucker – Kings County

Street Address

ValleyPBS
1544 Van Ness Ave
Fresno, CA 93721

Member Hotline

1(800) 801-6500
(559) 266-1800 ext. 300
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