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Upper Cumberland Broadcast Council


Executive Committee/Officers

Chair - Nina Lunn
Vice Chair - Honorable Amy Hollars
Past Chair - Mike Galligan
Secretary - Diana Baranowski
Treasurer - Mark Odom
WCTE President/CEO - Avery Hutchins (non-voting)
 

Board Trustees

Dr. Bonita Barger 

Monika Bowman

Kelly Clarkson

Hilton Conger

Sharon Cumberbatch

Dr. Scott Little

Bryce McDonald

Marilyn Mullinax

Amy New

Rebecca Paul

April Patterson

Angie Robinson

Tim Tewalt

Eric Walker

Board Emeritus Member

Dr. Kathy Bertram

WCTE Community Advisory Board


Chair Devin Baranowski

Charlotte Burks

Brandon Loftis

Drema Neely

Tom Savage

Dr. Jennifer Shanks

WCTE Leadership Team


Avery Hutchins - President & CEO - ext #220

Craig LeFevre - Station Manager - ext #210 (Biography)

Cephas N. Ablakwa Sr., Phd. - Director of Education & Engagement - ext #303

Brent Clark - Director of Content & Digital Media - ext #222 (Biography)

Susan Luna-Hazlewood - Director of Marketing & Development - ext #236

Donna M. Matson - Director of Human Resources & Business Operations - ext #215

Ralph Welch, Jr. - Chief Engineer & Director of Engineering Services - ext #225

WCTE Collaborative Team


Patti Cloud - Membership Coordinator

Kathryn Howell - Development & Marketing Assistant

Tiffany McDonald - Manager, Corporate Relations

Miranda Maynard - Development Events Coordinator

Greg Watterworth - IT Coordinator 

Josh Deepan - Associate Producer / Editor

Craig Gray - Senior Producer & Art Director

Duncan Welch - Production Assistant

Alicia Masterson - Broadcast Traffic Coordinator

Ben Weaver - Traffic Assistant

Reggie Brown - Education & Engagement Assistant

Cindy Putman - Ready to Learn Champion for Children

Avery Hutchins, President & CEO

A native of the Upper Cumberland, Hutchins earned her BA from TTU and is currently working on her MBA.  She serves on several national committees, including the PBS Development Advisory Committee, the Digital and Membership Working Group, the Relational Fundraising Working Group, the NETA Marketing and Communications PLC Advisory Committee, the PBS KIDS Advisory Board, the PBS Children’s Media and Education Station Leadership Committee, and the PBS Early Childhood Education Development Strategies Working Group. Hutchins joined WCTE in 2011.

“Working for WCTE has been more than a job to me,” commented Hutchins. “It’s been about the mission and belief in the work. WCTE PBS changes lives through its programming and educational outreach. Because of that, we can build stronger communities that serve and support each other.  I find it very rewarding to serve our communities, and the work I’ve done since I started at WCTE has been my passion!"