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Mr. Elwin Basquin, Former President of WTVP, Peoria, IL
Mr. Ken Boyle, Administrator, Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Springfield, IL
Mr. Keith Bradbury, President, Franklin Bank, Franklin, IL
Mr. Keith Chew, Sales representative, McKesson Company, Chatham, IL
Mr. Mark Clayton, Chatham, IL
Mrs. Ruth Dove, Retired administrator; community volunteer, Macomb, IL
Mrs. Maria Eckert, First Bankers Trust Company, Quincy, IL
Mrs. Jenissa Ezard, Marketing, Illinois Rural Electric Co-Op, Winchester, IL
Ms. Teresa Faith Cummings, Retired administrator, Springfield, IL
Mr. Robert Fluent, Retired business owner, Quincy, IL
Mr. Patrick Gerveler, Blessing Corporate Services, Quincy, IL
Ms. Marie Giacomelli, Vice President, Robert Morris University, Springfield, IL
Dr. Jerold Gruebel, President/CEO, Network Knowledge, Springfield, IL
Mr. Mark Hanna, Director, Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport, Springfield, IL
Mr. Steve Hopper, Macomb, IL
Dr. Victoria Johnson, Retired Physician, Springfield, IL
Mr. Phillip Krupps, President at Brown County State Bank, Mt. Sterling, IL
Dr. Keith Lape, Retired Educator, Jacksonville, IL
Mr. Richard Liebig, Retired Executive, Quincy, IL
Dr. Greg Mishkel, Prairie Heart Institute, Springfield, IL
Mrs. Debbie Naught, Klinger & Associates, Quincy, IL
Mrs. Diana Olinger, Jacksonville, IL
Mr. Paul Palazzolo, Sangamon County Clerk, Springfield, IL
Mr. Jack Sharkey, President of Sharkey Transportation, Quincy, IL
Ms. Susan Shoemaker, Community volunteer, Macomb, IL
Mr. Bill Sleeman, Principal, Benton & Associates, Jacksonville, IL
Mr. Ron Tendick, Former Mayor, Jacksonville, IL
Ms. Jil Tracy, Quincy, IL
Mr. Tony Williams, Jacksonville, IL
Mr. Jim Wood, Ameren Illinois, Quincy, IL

Board of Directors Meeting Dates for FY 2015

It is the policy of West Central Illinois Educational Telecommunications Corporation that meetings of its Board of Directors are open to the public, although certain meetings, or portions of meetings, may be closed in order to address confidential or proprietary matters.

There may be meetings in which matters are discussed that (1) relate to individual employees, (2) deal with proprietary matters, (3) are related to litigation, and (4) could, if disclosed, compromise the stations’ business interest. Such meetings or parts of meetings will be designated as “Closed” and so noted in minutes. In cases where the agenda indicates that such matters as previously noted above will be discussed, the meeting will be “Closed” and a statement will follow shortly thereafter on the website indicating the reason for the closure of the meeting.

The following meetings have been scheduled:

All Board Meetings begin at 10:30 am.

On November 12, 2015 a meeting of the Strategic Planning Committee of Network Knowledge was held by conference call and was designated as “Closed” because it dealt with strategies related to the Federal Communications Commission Reverse Auction.

Friday, November 20, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. Finance Committee Conference Call Meeting (Can be accessed at Network Knowledge Headquarters, 1475 E. Plummer Blvd., Chatham)

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 Full Board meeting in Chatham

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 Executive Committee meeting in Jacksonville

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Executive Committee meeting in Quincy

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Annual Full Board meeting in Chatham

If you have questions about any of the scheduled meetings, please call the office at 217/483-7887.

Please note: In the minutes of the Annual meetings with the Board of Network Knowledge, information related to the identification of specific donors and foundations has been redacted in public copies of these minutes.

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