ABIP Committee

Chair: Sharon Tinsley (AL)

The ABIP committee was established to strengthen the relationship between broadcasters and the FCC enforcement bureau by ensuring that the Alternative Broadcast Inspection Program remains a robust alternative to FCC inspections across the country.

Sharon Tinsleystinsley@al-ba.orgAlabama
Michelle Vetterkindmvetterkind@wi-broadcasters.orgWisconsin
Wendy Paulsonwendy.paulson@minnesotabroadcasters.comMinnesota
AllisonMazzeiKansas
AmandaFontaineamanda@msbroadcasters.orgMississippi
Sam Klemetsam@michmab.comMichigan
Larry Wilkinslwilkins@al-ba.comAlabama
John GeorgeSouth Carolina

EAS Committee

Chair: Dave Arland (IN)

The NASBA-NAB EAS committee was established to strengthen the role of broadcasters as the backbone of America’s public alerting system, while the system works to ensure that more people receive life saving information in more parts of America, more of the time, through current and future alert and warning technologies.

DaveArlanddave@indianabroadcasters.orgIndiana
Chris MerrittCMerritt@oab.orgOhio
DavidDonovanddonovan@nysbroadcasters.orgNew York
LukeStoryluke@arkbroadcasters.orgArkansas
JustinSassoJustin@ColoradoBroadcasters.orgColorado
ChrisBakerchris@tabtn.orgTennessee

Critical Issues Committee

The Critical Issues Fund was established for the purpose of providing aid in matters that potentially affect all State Broadcast Associations and their members in circumstances where there is little or no potential for individual State Associations to raise outside funds.

Large Market Members
MitchFoxNevada
Joe BerryCalifornia
ChrisWinkleKentucky
Medium Market Members
LukeStoryArkansas
CathyHeibertAlaska
Small Market Members
Elizabeth Parker HarrisMDCD
MicheleCristWest Virginia
WendyMaysVermont

Chair: Jordan Walton (MA)

PEP Committee

Chair: Lisa Reynolds (NC)

The Public Education Program committee works to ensure that potential national partners understand the benefits of a program that utilizes broadcast airtime to connect non-profit and government organizations to their communities.

LisaReynoldsNorth Carolina
DeweyBruceMontana
JimTimmNebraska
Michelle CristWest Virginia
JordanWaltonMassachusetts
David DonovanNew York
ChrisWinkleKentucky
Bob HoughtonGeorgia
PollyPrince JohnsonLouisiana
Mark GordonMissouri

Futures Committee

The Futures Committee focuses on the Evolution and Engagement of NASBA and its members. The Committee captures the future/forward-thinking of the industry and helps educate NASBA members on what’s next in the idustry. The Committee also works with and engages stakeholders and visionaries who impact broadcasting. Resources are storytellers, equipment vendors, trends and skills sets (RAB, SBE, etc.)

Chairs: Chris Kline (AZ) and  Keith Shipman (WA)

The Futures Committee’s focus is on the Evolution and Engagement of NASBA and its’ members. The Committee Captures the Future/Forward thinking of the industry and helps to educate NASBA on what’s next in the industry. Also works with and engages stakeholders and visionaries who impact broadcasting. Resources are storytellers, equipment to make it happen, trends and skillsets (RAB, SBE, etc.)

ChrisKlineArizona
Keith ShipmanWashington State
WendyMaysVermont
ChrisWinkleKentucky
JordanWaltonMassachussetts

MOD-Squad Committee

Chairs: Tim Hyde (MN) and  Kyle Geissler (WI)

The Mod Squad Committee focuses on current and everyday hurdles that operating an association runs into. From award program organization to website maintenance and everything in between, the Mod Squad bring questions and answers to the table.

TimHydetim.hyde@minnesotabroadcasters.comMinnesota
KyleGeisslerkgeissler@wi-broadcasters.orgWisconsin
SuzanStrongsuzanstrong@nmba.orgNew Mexico
RogerGribbensroger@kba.orgKentucky
BarbethShea-Pinkneybarbeth@azbroadcasters.orgArizona
AlexRuscianoAlex@indianabroadcasters.orgIndiana
RachelKrausekrause@michmab.comMichigan
JoelleConwayJoelle@kab.netKansas
GailPontigponti@pab.orgPennsylvania
LauraSmithLaura@broadcasters.orgLouisiana
SusanLynchSusan@broadcasters.orgLouisiana
BethHelfrichbethh@ndba.orgNorth Dakota
MaryHaremhare@gab.orgGeorgia
DaliahKarajehdkarajeh@yourcba.comCalifornia
LesaRicelrice@al-ba.comAlabama
LindaMeuretlinda@ne-ba.orgNebraska
NancyStrubystruby@oabok.orgOklahoma
AndyHartzellahartzell@oab.orgOhio
RachelHeffnerrheffner@missouribroadcasters.orgMissouri
Terry BethHarpertharper@MissouriBroadcasters. OrgMissouri
MariahWestmwest@oab.orgOhio