Board / Community Advisory Board

KEXP Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for KEXP’s financial health and for ensuring the organization meets its community impact goals.

Board of Director Members
Prior Past Chair: Stuart Nagae, Director, Venture Investment, Vulcan Capital
Chair: Jill Singh, Community Volunteer
Vice Chair: Scott Redman, CEO, Sellen Construction
Secretary: Megan Jasper, CEO, Sub Pop
Treasurer: Jeff Seely, Chairman, Space Needle Corporation
President: Tom Mara, Executive Director, KEXP (Ex Officio)
Nabil Ayers, US General Manager/4AD at Beggars Group USA
Cindy Bolton, Chief Financial Officer, Seattle Art Museum
Jerry Chiang, Director, Legal and Business Affairs, DistroKid
Will Daugherty, President and CEO, Pacific Science Center
Jon Kertzer, Affiliate Professor, University of Washington and Curator, Town Hall Seattle
Oscar Mraz, Director of Finance and HR, Rec Room Inc.
Erik Nordstrom, Chief Executive Officer, Nordstrom Inc.
Becky Roberts, Principal, Becky Roberts LLC
Erika Sanchez, Vice President, Insurance and Assurance Line of Business, Expedia Group
Jyoti Shukla, Senior Vice President of Product & Design, SiriusXM Pandora
Heather Snavely, President and CEO, AAA Washington
Lisa Thomas, Associate Vice President, Campaigns and Emerging Initiatives, University Advancement, University of Washington
Nicole Vandenberg, Owner, Vandenberg Communications
Adam Zacks, Chief Programming Officer, Seattle Theatre Group

KEXP’s Board of Directors and its committees meet regularly.  In accordance with Washington State's Stay Safe - Stay Healty guidance, meetings will be conducted online.  For information on how to attend an open meeting, please contact

Portions of each board and committee meeting may be held in executive session due to discussions of individual employees, proprietary matters, information obtained on a confidential basis or matters requiring confidential advice of counsel.  Executive sessions are closed to the public. Public notices regarding these sessions are available for public view at KEXP's main office within 10 days of the meeting. 

Board of Directors
March 3, 2021 10:00am-1:00pm
June 2, 2021 10:00am-1:00pm
September 24, 2021 10:00am-1:00pm
November 19, 2021 10:00am-1:00pm
Executive Committee -- Executive Committee meetings are closed to the public.  
February 11, 2021 2:00pm-3:00pm
May 27, 2021 1:00pm-2:00pm
September 14, 2021 3:00pm-4:00pm
November 3, 2021 3:00pm-4:00pm 
Governance and Nominating Committee
February 10, 2021 2:00pm-3:00pm
May 19, 2021 2:00pm-3:00pm
September 23, 2021 12:30pm-1:30pm
November 9, 2021 3:00pm-4:00pm
Finance Committee
February 25, 2021 9:00am-10:00am
May 27, 2021 9:00am-10:00am
September 16, 2021 9:00am-10:00am
October 21, 2021 9:00am-10:00am (Closed to the public)
November 11, 2021 9:00am-10:00am
Audit Committee -- Audit Committee meetings are closed to the public.  
January 7, 2021 2:00pm- 3:00pm
May TBD meeting postponed
July 12, 2021  1:30pm-2:45pm

Development Committee
February 17, 2021 10:00am-11:30am
May 19, 2021 10:30am-12:00pm
September 15, 2021 10:30am-12:00pm
November 3, 2021 10:30am-12:00pm

Digital Committee
February 23, 2021 10:00am-12:00pm
May 26, 2021 10:00am-12:00pm
September 17, 2021 10:00am-2:00pm
November 9, 2021 10:00am-2:00pm

Marketing Committee
January 22,2021 2:00pm- 3:00pm
February 18, 2021 2:00pm- 3:00pm-- CANCELLED
May 20, 2021 2:00pm- 3:00pm
September 17, 2021 2:00pm- 3:00pm
November 4, 2021 2:00pm- 3:00pm
December 9, 2021 2:00pm- 3:00pm-- CANCELLED


KEXP Community Advisory Board

The Community Advisory Board is intended to provide the public the opportunity to be heard on station programming, community service and impact on the community of major policy decisions.

Community Advisory Board Members
Chair: Willie Matthewson, The Boeing Company
Laura Bergstein, Red Light Management
Dave Dederer, Amazon, Musician, and Record Label Owner
Shelby Earl,Musician
D'Andre Fontanelle, Seattle Public Schoools
April Jingco, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture
Jessica Johnson, Kobalt
Rayna Mathis, Seattle Art Museum
Grant McCallum, Barsuk Records
Sebastian Mendoza, Student and KEXP Volunteer
Mark Mirabile, Dos Rios Films
Tomo Nakayama, Musician
Matt Sablan, Totem Star
Io Salant, Independent Psychotherapist

In accordance with Washington State's Stay Safe - Stay Healty guidance, Community Advisory Board meetings will be conducted online.  For information on how to attend an open meeting, please contact

Community Advisory Board
February 23, 2021 5:00pm-6:30pm
April 28, 2021 5:00pm-6:00pm
May 25, 2021 5:00pm-6:30pm
August 24, 2021 5:00pm-6:30pm
December 7, 2021 5:00pm-6:30pm
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