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A Board with Viewers Like You

The (WQPT) Community Advisory Board provides citizen support through a variety of station activities including community engagement, localized programming, diversified fund-raising, outreach initiatives and other categories to meet the current needs of the communities we serve, as well as to ensure the future of the station for future generations.

To learn more, please contact us.


Community Advisory Board Meeting Dates

The public is invited to attend our Community Advisory Board meetings, held at Western Illinois University, 3300 River Drive in Moline, Illinois. The meetings begin at 4:00pm.

Upcoming Dates

Monday, March 19, 2018
Monday, May 21, 2018


Current Board Members

Chris Curran
Lane & Waterman
Resident of Bettendorf

Beth Dunn
Quad City Bank & Trust
Resident of Silvis

Kathy Fontaine
Resident of Rapids City

Steven Lynch
Northwestern Mutual
Resident of Moline

Tar Macias
Hola America Media Group
Resident of Moline

Janet Masamoto
JTM Concept, Inc
Resident of Rock Island

Julie Shike
Resident of Alexis

Matt Mendenhall
Regional Development Authority
Resident of Bettendorf

Lisa Powell Williams
Moline Public Library
Resident of Moline

Sharon Snawerdt
Modern Woodmen of America
Resident of Blue Grass

John Thodos
Resident of East Moline

Susan Wahlmann
Resident of Rock Island

Terry Wilson (Chairperson)
The Dispatch
Resident of Davenport

Brendan Young
Western Illinois University–QC
Resident of Port Byron

Susan Zelnio
Iowa 80 Group
Resident of Davenport


WQPT is a public media service of Western Illinois University and is governed by the Board of Trustees for Western Illinois University. All meetings of the Board shall be conducted and notice thereof provided in accordance with "The Open Meetings Act" 5 ILCS 120/1 et seq." of the Illinois Compiled Statutes. For more information, visit the Board of Trustees for Western Illinois University web page.