Due to COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions, all open meetings will be hosted via the web meeting platform Zoom. If you would like to attend, please email board@kzum.org. A link to the meeting will be emailed to you.

KZUM Staff

Kerry Semrad, General Manager
Questions or comments about the station, supporting KZUM, station events, your donation or thank you gifts, serving as a board member, off-air volunteering, etc.
Email Kerry or call (402)474-5086 Ext. 5

Patrick Monaghan, Program Director
Questions or comments about programming, becoming a programmer, PSA submissions, KZUM’s website, podcasting, etc.
Email Patrick or call (402)474-5086 Ext. 3

Amanda McKay, Underwriting Director
Questions or comments about underwriting and sponsorship announcements.
Email Amanda or call (402)474-5086 Ext. 4

Steffan Decker, Multimedia Specialist
Questions or comments about donating, giving history, pledge drive thank you gifts, payments and invoicing
Email Steffan or call (402)474-5086 Ext. 2

Deb Andersen and Twyla Twang, Music Directors – Dylan Arthur, Assistant Music Director (volunteer)

Music submissions, tracking and all other questions about music airplay,
Email music@kzum.org (no phone number).

Board of Directors

Matt Lehnert- Board Chair
Deb Higuchi- Board Vice Chair
Kacey Nelkin Pedersen- Board Secretary
Kelsey Liddy- Board Treasurer
Marthaellen Florence
Marcia White
Phip Ross
Aaron Vlasnik
Matt Bokovoy

Email: board@kzum.org

Board vacancies are filled each fall. Apply here on our website. If you have any questions about serving on the Sunrise Communications board of directors, contact the KZUM general manager at gm@kzum.org.

Sunrise Communications, Inc. Community Advisory Board

Dave Hughes, chair
Kris Powers, secretary
Jim Heydt
Rachel Garver
Richard Russell
Sue Rutledge
Scott Svoboda

Interested in joining KZUM’s Community Advisory Board? Visit the online application.

Open Meetings

KZUM is committed to hearing from voices in the Lincoln community through our open meetings, including those of our Board of Directors and Community Advisory Board.

The Sunrise Communications Board of Directors meets most months at the KZUM business offices at 3534 South 48th Street, Suite 6. This 11 member body oversees all station and corporation business. Meetings are open to the public.

The KZUM Community Advisory Board meets quarterly and encourages all listeners to attend! Meetings are at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of January, April, July, and October once again in the Community Room of the KZUM business offices. This important group gathers input from listeners concerning KZUM’s programming and overall role in the community. Meetings are open to the public.

Minutes of the meetings are available by request at the KZUM business office, 3534 South 48th St., Suite 6, between 8:30-4:30 p.m. M-F

A full calendar of open meetings is available here on our website.

Upcoming open meetings:
Fri 03

Blazin’ Pianos Dueling Piano Show

December 3 @ 8:00 pm - December 4 @ 12:00 am
Sat 04

Cooper YMCA Craft Fair

December 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 04
Sat 04
Fri 10

Blazin’ Pianos Dueling Piano Show

December 10 @ 8:00 pm - December 11 @ 12:00 am
Thu 16

Board Of Directors Meeting – Zoom platform

December 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm