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

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

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

Lucas Anderson, Production Assistant
Questions or comments about podcast uploads or digital-content quality.
Email Lucas or call (402)474-5086 Ext. 2

Amantha Dickman, News Director
Questions about or recommendations for news coverage.
Email Amantha or call (402)474-5086 Ext. 6

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

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

Board of Directors

Phip Ross – Board Chair
Aaron Vlasnik – Vice Chair
Kelsey Liddy – Board Secretary
Kacey Nelkin Pedersen – Treasurer
Matthew Bokovoy
Jake Brandt
Lauren Falconer
Marthaellen Florence
Marta Marquez Boucher
Alexandra McCracken


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

Sunrise Communications, Inc. Community Advisory Board

Dave Hughes, chair

James Dean, secretary

Marlin Bartel

Jim Heydt

Rachel Garver

Fatima Rivera

Richard Russell

Drake Tucker

Brittany Wren

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

Open Meetings

This 11 member body oversees all station and corporation business should read The Board of Directors oversees all station and corporation business.

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: