Alamo Public Telecommunications Council

Board of Directors

The Alamo Public Telecommunications Council, which holds the license for public television station KLRN, is governed by a 32-member board of directors that manages affairs and business of the corporation.

Chairman of the Board
Luis de la Torre

Clear Channel Outdoor

Pablo Arenaz, Ph.D.
Texas A&M International

Michael Battista, M.D.
Pediatrix Medical Group

Ernest Bromley
Bromley Communications, LLC

Rebecca Q. Cedillo
Strategic Initiatives Consulting

Stephen Dufilho

Arthur Rojas Emerson
KLRN President and CEO

Paula Gold-Williams

Leo Gomez
Brooks City Base

Lamont A. Jefferson
Jefferson Cano Allison
Barkley, PLLC

John LaField
Jefferson Bank

Phil Lane

Brandon Logan
SRG Athletics

Cynthia Teniente-Matson Ed.D.
Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Paul Martin
Martin Capital Advisors, LLP

John P. Maurer
Community Volunteer

Kristina M. Moore
Community Volunteer

Linde Murphy
Argent Financial Group

Carissa O’Connor
Community Volunteer

Richard Perez
San Antonio
Chamber of Commerce

Marshall Pitman, Ph.D.
University of Texas
at San Antonio

Edward Polansky CPA/PFS
Polansky Investments, Inc.

Lulu Schroeder
Brain Sentinel

Carolyn A. Seale
Community Volunteer

Maj. Gen. Alfred A. Valenzuela, USA (Retired)

KLRN Community
Joe Herrera
Advisory Board President

KLRN Community Advisory Board

Advisory Board President
Suzanna Rojas, Financial Advisor

Joe P. Herrera, Sr. Business Manager

Nancy Hamner Avellar, community volunteer

Chris Caesar, Managing Director for Impact, City Year San Antonio

Eloisa Cardova, Certified Academic Advisor

Paul Carter, attorney

Laura Etter, stay-at-home mom

Victoria Garcia Caffrey, retired professor

Gina Graham, Elementary Literacy Specialist, NEISD

Nick Guinn, Intellectual Property Attorney

Dr. Eric J. Lopez, Dean of College of Education & Human Development

Heather Pelley, Sr. Subcontracts Specialist

Marlene Richardson, orral historian/researcher

Dr. Ellen Riojas Clark, Professor Emerita

Willie Sekula, Senior Administration Specialist

Barbara E. Stanush, writer and poet

Loretta Van Coppenolle, retired environmental & health advocate, volunteer

Lydia Alegria White, retired broadcast television

Board of Directors Emeritus Members

Joanne Winik

Jeffrey C. Anderson

Betty Anderson

Kate Badash

Richard Bothe

Charles Cheever

J. Russell Davis

Mike Dwyer

Bruce M. Flohr

Barbara Benavides Gentry

Dr. Leonard E. Lawrence

Jack Lewis, Jr.

W. W. "Bo" McAllister, III

Victor Miramontes

Gregg E. Muenster

Michael Novak

Edward M. Polansky

Leo Rose

John M. Saenz

Sr. Elizabeth Anne Sultenfuss

Alfred C. Vasquez

Charles Martin Wender

Mary Beth Williamson

KLRN Corporate Officers

Arthur Rojas Emerson, President & CEO

Patrick Lopez, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Cynthia Shields, Sr. Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Priscilla Lowrance, Assistant Board Secretary

Peter Gonzalez, Vice President of Engineering

Katrina Kehoe, Vice President of Marketing and Communications

All staff can be reached at (210) 270-9000 or (800) 627-8193


Meetings of the Alamo Public Telecommunications Council Board of Directors and its committees are open to the general public except as noted below.

Unless otherwise noted, the meetings are held at KLRN's office at 501 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78215, (210) 270-9000. Please note that the meeting schedule below is subject to change – please contact us at to confirm meeting dates and times or for further information. Or go to our Contact Page.

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Thursday, Jan 25
4 pm Executive Committee

Monday, Feb. 5
4:30 pm Executive Committee conference call

Friday, March 9
4 pm Finance Committee

Tuesday, March 13
4 pm Nominating Committee

Thursday, March 22
4 pm Quarterly Full Board Meeting

Thursday, May 10    
4 pm Executive Committee

Tuesday, June 5    
4 pm Quarterly Full Board Meeting

Thursday, July 26
6 pm Community Advisory Board

Thursday, Oct 25
6 pm Community Advisory Board

Thursday, Sept 20
4 pm Quarterly Full Board Meeting

Open meetings policy

The Full Board meets for regularly scheduled meetings four times a year  The Executive Committee meets four times a year. Other committees meet as necessary.

Meetings are held in compliance with Section 396(k)(4) of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, and from time to time closes sessions, also in accordance with the Act, which permits holding closed sessions:

"to consider matters relating to individual employees, proprietary information, litigation and other matters requiring the confidential advice of counsel, commercial or financial information obtained from a person on a privileged or confidential basis, or the purchase of property or services whenever the premature exposure of such purchase would compromise the business interests of [Alamo Public Telecommunications Council]. If any such meeting is closed pursuant to the provisions of this paragraph, [Alamo Public Telecommunications Council] shall thereafter (within a reasonable period of time) make available to the public a written statement containing an explanation of the reasons for closing the meeting."

Written statements explaining the reasons for closing meetings of Alamo Public Telecommunications Council Board or its committees will be posted on this website and will be available upon request by writing to:

Alamo Public Telecommunications Council
Corporate Secretary
PO Box 9
San Antonio, TX 78291-0009

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