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Millard S. Cohen Lifetime Achievement Award

Millard CohenThe Millard S. Cohen Lifetime Achievement award was established in 2006 to honor individuals who, like Millard, serve public radio in St. Louis with unwavering passion and long-term dedication. For 33 years, Millard was involved with St. Louis Public Radio as a volunteer, member and wonderful ambassador for the station and all of public radio.

Past Awardees:

Mark and Peggy Holly, 2013

Dan and Connie Burkhardt, 2012
Bob McCabe, 2011
Dennis Owsley, 2010
Bill Conway, 2009
Mary Edwards, 2008
Ben Abell, 2007
Donald Driemeier, 2007
Millard Cohen, 2006

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Boards & Meetings

Governing Board

The Board of Curators of the University of Missouri System holds the FCC licenses to operate KWMU and WQUB and comprises the governing board for the stations. A listing of current Board members, committees, officers and meeting dates may be found on the UM Systemís website. The Board of Curators infrequently discusses matters pertaining to the radio stations, however, whenever there is a pertinent meeting agenda item the meeting date will be posted on this website.

Meeting Dates:
Thursday - Friday, April 9-10 at Missouri S&T
Thursday - Friday, June 25-26 at Columbia, MO (Annual Meeting)
Friday, July 24 - Teleconference
Thursday - Friday, Oct. 1-2 at UMKC
Thursday - Friday, Dec. 10-11 at UMSL

Community Advisory Board

The Friends of KWMU, Inc. is a separate 501(c)(3) Community Advisory Board whose purpose is to review programming goals established by management, service provided by the station and significant policy decisions rendered by the station. The board considers and evaluates whether the stationís programming and policies are meeting the specialized educational and cultural needs of the communities served by the station and may make recommendations. Current board members of Friends of KWMU, Inc. are:

Albert Rose (President)
Linda Locke (Vice President)
David Ott (Vice President)
Doreen Dodson (Secretary)
Jimmie Lenz (Treasurer)

Donald C. Bingaman
Leon Felman
Linda Honigfort
Lawrence Katzenstein
Bret Kimes
Charlotte Martin
Kevin McKinney
Rebecca Messbarger
Kimberly Jade Norwood
Shanti Parikh
David Ott
Joseph T. Porter, Jr.
Maurice Quiroga
Ken Schutte
Chris Sommers
Michele Steinberg
Richard Weil
Harvey Wallace
David Wells

Open Meetings

St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU governing board and Community Advisory Board meetings are open to the public unless closed for a reason recognized by the Communications Act. Anyone may attend any open meeting without registering or providing personal information, unless for safety reasons.

Meeting Dates:
January 29, 2015, May 14, 2015, August 13, 2015 and November 12, 2015. All meetings will be held in the Community Room of UMSL at Grand Center, 3651 Olive Street.

Diversity Statement

St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU and Quincy Public Radio | 90.3 WQUB know that a diverse workforce, management team, governing body, and Community Advisory Board contribute greatly to our knowledge and understanding of the St. Louis and Quincy regionís diverse communities, and to our ability to deliver content and services that will help us attract, grow and engage audiences and help them to achieve their full potential. We endeavor to recruit from a broad pool of candidates enabling us to hire and promote qualified candidates with a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds, personal experiences and characteristics, and talents that reasonably reflect the diverse needs and interests of the communities served by KWMU and WQUB. St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU and Quincy Public Radio | 90.3 WQUB will continue to explore new opportunities for achieving and promoting this diversity and to monitor and evaluate our success. The means KWMU and WQUB adopts will always meet the standards of federal and state law, KWMU/WQUBís Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, and the Corporation for Public Broadcastingís Diversity Eligibility Criteria.