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
Stephen Dufilho

Pablo Arenaz
Texas A&M International University-Laredo

Seymour Battle, III

Edwin Blanton
Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Lisa Bombin
UNICO Communications

Charles E. Cantu
Davis, Cedillo & Mendoza

Rebecca Q. Cedillo
Strategic Initiatives Consulting

Arthur Rojas Emerson

Wendy Erickson
Frost Bank

Eunice Fernandez
Eunice Fernandez Interiors

Tyler Fleming
National Roofing Partners

Michael Fresher
Tobin Center for Performing Arts

Leo Gomez
Brooks Development Authority

Kimberly S. Harle

Barbara Johnson
Broadway Bank

Tuesdae Knight

Phil Lane

John LaField
Jefferson Bank

Delores Lenzy-Jones
CPS Energy

Kristina M. Moore
Community Volunteer

Robert "Mo" Morehead
Morehead, Dotts, Rybak

Linde Murphy
Argent Financial Group

Carissa O’Connor
Community Volunteer

Harold Oliver
Government Affairs Professional of Texas LLC

Richard Perez
San Antonio Chamber of Commerce

Edward Polansky
Polansky Investments, Inc.

Dr. Pamela S. Ray
Oak Hills Periodontics

Suzanna Rojas

Lulu Schroeder
Brain Sentinel

Luis de la Torre
Clear Channel Outdoor

Ex-Officio member:
Phil Bohlender
KLRN Community Advisory Board President

KLRN Community Advisory Board

Phil Bohlender
Community Advisory Board Chair
Business Owner (seed and lead)

Dr. Eric J. Lopez
Immediate Past Chair
Professor at Texas A&M Univ.-San Antonio

Nancy Hamner Avellar
Community Volunteer

Carolyn Bull
Special Education Teacher

Eloisa Cardova
Certified Academic Advisor

Paul Carter

Anna Chowdhury
Major Gift Officer with Texas State University

Jay C. Collins
Medical Practice Administrator

Linda Corkill
Self-employed (formerly VP w/San Antonio Chamber of Commerce)

Michelle Cremar
Operations Account Manager & Insurance Sales Agent

Karen J. Davis
Community Volunteer

Maria Luisa Garza-Olivo
Retired; former elementary/middle school librarian, language arts teacher

Gina Graham
Elementary Literacy Specialist, NEISD

Gabrielle Harden Herrera
Marketing Consultant

Miki Jocelyn Hodgson
Sales Executive for RK Catering

Olga Garza Kauffman
Health Coordinator

Judy Mangus

Rosanne Palacios
Vice President of Advancement with TAMIU, Laredo

Merribell Parsons
Retired, Columbus Museum of Art Director, SAMA Curator of European Art

Mary Frances McGowan Russell
Self-employed, dietitian

Fernando "Sam" Sepulveda
Retired Construction Manager and Community Volunteer

Mary Styblo
Retired R.N.

Lydia Alegria White
Retired, Broadcast Television

Board of Directors Emeritus Members

Joanne Winik
Betty Anderson
Jeffrey C. 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. Eliz 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

Priscilla Lowrance, Board Secretary

Peter Gonzalez, Vice President of Engineering

Katrina Kehoe, Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Lauren Esquivel, Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Melissa Galvan, Vice President of Education

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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Fiscal Year 2020

Thursday, October 17 at 6 p.m.
Community Advisory Board

Wednesday, November 13 at 4 p.m.
Executive Committee

Thursday, January 16 at 3 p.m.
Executive Committee Meeting

Thursday, January 16 at 4 p.m.
Full Board

Thursday, January 16 at 6 p.m.
Community Advisory Board

Thursday, March 19 at 3 p.m.
Executive Committee

Thursday, March 19 at 4 p.m.
Full Board

Thursday, April 16 at 6 p.m.
Community Advisory Board

Thursday, May 21 at 3 p.m.
Executive Committee

Thursday, May 21 at 4 p.m.
Full Board

Thursday, July 16 at 6 p.m.
Community Advisory Board
This meeting will be conducted telephonically - for login information please contact

Thursday, August 13 at 3 p.m.
Executive Committee
This meeting will be conducted telephonically - for login information please contact

Thursday, September 17 at 4 p.m.
Full Board
This meeting will be conducted telephonically - for login information please contact

Thursday, October 15 at 6 p.m.
Community Advisory Board
This meeting will be conducted telephonically - for login information please contact

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

Memorials & Tributes

Your contribution to the KLRN Endowment Fund, Inc., either in memory of a loved one or in honor of a special friend or occasion, is a perpetual gift that will help provide for the future of KLRN public television for generations to come. The principle remains untouched, and only a small percentage of earnings on the principle is distributed to the station.

To make a gift, contact Lauren Esquivel at or call her at (210) 208-8446. You may also call the station at (210) 270-9000 and ask for Lauren.