AETC Board of Directors

The Atlanta Educational Telecommunications Collaborative, Inc. (AETC), a 501 (c) 3 public telecommunications enterprise, was founded in September 1994 to provide financial, promotional, and volunteer support for WPBA TV 30, WABE 90.1 FM and APS Cable Channel 22. AETC recruit volunteers for pledge drives, apply for grants, assist with business operations of local and national educational programs and manage endowment funds for public television and radio. The AETC Board of Directors is comprised of eleemosynary community agencies and institutions.

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Atlanta Educational Telecommunications Collaborative Board of Directors

Charles Taylor
Vice Chair: Andrew Feiler
Treasurer: Sadie Jo Dennard
Secretary: Sonya Halpern
Intermediate Past Chairwoman: Ann Cramer


Ken Bernhardt
Georgia State University –
Robinson College of Business

Cynthia Briscoe-Brown
Atlanta Board of Education

Andrew Chang
Piedmont Healthcare

William Cleveland
Southwest Atlanta Nephrology, PC

Ann Cramer 
Coxe Curry & Associates

Sadie Jo Dennard

Andrew Feiler
MDI Strategies

Sonya Halpern
WIAT Consulting

J. Mac Holladay
Market Street Services

Mara Holley
WellsFargo Bank NA

Craig Lesser
Pendleton Group

Edwin Marcial

Andrea Montag
Community Leader

Shane Nichols
Alston & Bird LLP

Kevin Ross, Esquire
The Law Practice of Kevin A. Ross LLC

Julie Salisbury
The Bee Colony

Jeffrey Snow
Snows & Associates

Charles E. Taylor
The HT Group LLC

Al Vivian
BASIC Diversity Inc.

John B. White Jr.

Michael L. Wood

Atlanta Educational Telecommunications Collaborative Advisory Board

Chair of the Advisory Board: Erroll Davis Jr.
Vice Chair of the Advisory Board:

Madelyn R. Adams
Gale Fox Barnett
Barry N. Berlin, CFA
Jason A. Bernstein
Madison Cario
Clark Atlanta University
Eshe’ Collins
Erroll Davis Jr.
Dr. Rajeev Dhawan, Georgia State University
Monique Earl-Lewis, Morehouse College
Louis Gump
Dan Kaufman
Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy
Morehouse School of Medicine
Kay Pippin
Dr. Herman Reese
Anthony Rodriguez
David Sandor
Spelman College
Dr. Louis W. Sullivan, Immediate Past Board Chair of PBA

The Board of Education of the city of Atlanta is the licensee of Stations WPBA and WABE. The Board of Education meets monthly and meetings are open to the public and are streamed on the Internet. Information on meeting dates, times, location, and agendas can be found online at

Public Broadcasting Atlanta advises the licensee with respect to station operations. Public Broadcasting Atlanta’s board meets six times per year and meetings of the board and its committees are open to the public. Information on meeting dates, times and locations can be found below.

FY2019 Public Meetings

All meetings are held at PBA unless stated otherwise.

AETC Board of Directors:

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019

*Meetings begin at 8:00 a.m.

Advisory Board Meetings:

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Thursday, December 19, 2019

*Meetings begin at 8:00 a.m.

Committees Meetings

Business Planning/ Legal Affairs

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 (cancelled)

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

*Meetings begin at 12:00 p.m.

Digital Services

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 (cancelled)

Thursday, May 9, 2019

*Meetings begin at 9:30 a.m.


Thursday, November 15, 2018

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Thursday, May 16, 2019

*Meetings begin at 9:00 a.m.

Fundraising and Development

Thursday, September 20, 2018 (9:30 a.m.)

Thursday, October 18, 2018 (9:00 a.m.)

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 (9:00 a.m.)

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 (11:00 a.m.)

*Meetings begin as stated


Thursday, November 1, 2018

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 (8:30 am)

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

*Meetings begin at 8:30 a.m.


Tuesday, September 11, 2018 (2:00 p.m.)

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 (1:30 p.m.)

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 (12:00 p.m.)

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

*Meetings begin at 11:00 a.m.


Thursday, November 8, 2018

Friday, January 11, 2019

Friday, May 17, 2019

*Meetings begin at 8:00 a.m.