Board of Directors

Board Members

Soriya Estes, Chair*
President, Estes Audiology Hearing Centers                                                                              Edwina Carrington, Vice Chair*
President, CHK Enterprises LLC
Ann Hume Wilson, President**
General Manager, KMFA
Michelle Rosenblatt, Treasurer*
Partner, Jackson Walker LLP                                                                                                  Andrew Teagle, Secretary*
Chief Strategist, GSD&M
Steven Moore*
Partner, Jackson Walker LLP
Charles Bailey
Attorney at Law, Law Offices of Charles C. Bailey
Joe W. Bratcher III
Owner, Malvern Books                                                                                                        Mandy Dealey
Non-Profit & Civic Leader
Claude Ducloux
Attorney at Law, Law Offices of Claude E. Ducloux
Doug Eicher
Venture Capitalist and Technology Sales
Donald Grantham
Professor of Composition, Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin
Laura Gutiérrez-Witt
Director (retired), Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin
Lou Ann Lasher
Principal, Keating/Lasher & Associates
Paul Leche
Special Counsel for Appeals, Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Mark Lyon
President (retired), Audio Systems                                                                                        LaVonne P. Mason                                                                                                      The Etiquette Authority, LLC
Ron Oliveira
President, Oliveira Public Communications
Hon. Robert Pitman
U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Texas                                                                      Nancy Scanlan
Community Volunteer and Photographer
Ken Stein
President and CEO, League of Historic American Theatres
Catherine Wildermuth
Non-Profit Leader & Project Manager (retired), IBM
Frank Bash, Chair Emeritus
Director (retired), McDonald Observatory, The University of Texas at Austin

* Executive Committee
** Ex-officio, non-voting

Community Advisory Board Members

Stephen Aechternacht
Star Canyon Health Care Consulting LLC
Hermes Camacho
Picardy & Austin Soundwaves
Liz Cass
Armstrong Community Music School
Brady Dyer
Austin Film Society                                                                                                            Maxine Gomes
Music Educator and Administrator (Retired)
Steven Hatchett
Huston-Tillotson University
Martin McCain
Texas State University
Sara Ortiz
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Lisa W. Roebuck
Round Rock ISD
Brenda Simms
Texas Performing Arts
Patrick Slevin
Austin Soundwaves
Kathleen Brady Stimpert
Jennifer Tynan

Open Board of Directors Meeting

KMFA Classical 89.5 holds open meetings concerning the operations and programming of KMFA, in accordance with requirements of the Communications Act of 1934, 47 U.S.C. 396, et seq. as amended, and certification requirements promulgated by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Information about KMFA's open meeting policy is also announced regularly on the air in Central Texas at 89.5FM. To request notice of board meetings in writing, e-mail

KMFA Board of Directors - 2021 Meeting Schedule

Unless otherwise stated, board and committee meetings take place at KMFA.  All meetings will be held over Zoom until further notice.  Please contact or 512-476-5632 to join the meeting via Zoom.

First Quarter Meetings

Nominating Committee:        Tuesday, Feb 2, 3:30 PM                                            Finance Committee:               Wednesday, Feb 3 @ 3:30 PM
Executive Committee:            Wednesday, Feb 3 @ 4:30 PM
Board Meeting:                       Wednesday, Feb 10 @ 4:30 PM

Second Quarter Meetings

Nominating Committee:       Wednesday, April 28, 3:30 PM                                    Finance Committee:              Wednesday, May 5 @ 3:30 PM
Executive Committee:           Wednesday, May 5 @ 4:30 PM
Board Meeting:                      Wednesday, May 12 @ 4:30 PM

Third Quarter Meetings

Nominating Committee:       Wednesday, Sept 15 @ 3:30 PM                                  Finance Committee:              Wednesday, Sept 22 @ 3:30 PM
Executive Committee:           Wednesday, Sept 22 @ 4:30 PM
Board Meeting:                      Wednesday, Sept 29 @ 4:30 PM

Fourth Quarter Meetings

Nominating Committee:       Tuesday, October 26 @ 3:30 PM                                  Finance Committee:              Wednesday, Nov 3 @ 3:30 PM
Executive Committee:           Wednesday, Nov 3 @ 4:30 PM
Board Meeting:                      Wednesday, Nov 10 @ 4:30 PM

Community Advisory Board Meetings:

Community Advisory Board Meetings are open to the public. KMFA is a grant recipient of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and holds open meetings in compliance with CPB grantee eligibility requirements.

2021 meeting dates:

Thursday, April 29, 4:00 - 5:30 PM                                                                            Wednesday, October 13, 4:00 - 5:30 PM

All CAB meetings will take place over Zoom until further notice.  Please contact or 512-476-5632 to join the meeting via Zoom.