The Community Advisory Board generally meets twice a year. Meetings are open to the public. For more information about upcoming dates and to confirm attending one of our meetings, please call Brad Fay, Director of Content at SOPTV at 541-779-0808, ext 224.

What is the Community Advisory Board?

Board MeetingThe Community Advisory Board reviews the programming goals established by the station, the programming services, and any significant programming policies. This committee then advises the Southern Oregon Public Television Board of Directors with respect to whether the programming and other policies of the station are meeting the specialized educational and cultural needs of the community.

Next Meeting

  • Date: TBD
  • Time: 6 p.m.
  • Place: SOPTV Board Room

Jackson County

  • Ken Ampel, MD
  • Terry Bateman
  • Ron Demele
  • Larry Marshall
  • Lucy Strasburg
  • Steve Sutfin
  • Darlene V. Taylor

Klamath County

  • Byard Pidgeon

Why do we need a Community Advisory Board?

Southern Oregon Public Television is committed to the community we serve; however, we do not operate under the assumption that we alone know what is best for that community. Without the input and involvement of the community, we could never adequately serve its needs. The Community Advisory Board keeps us advised of how well we’re doing.

What is involved in being a member of the Community Advisory Board?

The Community Advisory Board meets two times a year for about 4 hours each time. Other duties may include additional viewing of videotape material for further discussion. The term of service is for three years.

How to get involved

If you or someone you know is interested in serving on the Southern Oregon Public Television Community Advisory Board, we are now accepting nominations. Please call or write:

Southern Oregon Public Television

Attn: Brad Fay, Director of Content and Operations

28 South Fir Street, Ste. 200

Medford, OR 97501

or call (541) 779-0808 (x224) or 1-800-888-1847 (x224)

or contact us online.