MontanaPBS is a service of the Montana University System. A partnership between Montana's two major universities and licensed to the Montana Board of Regents, MontanaPBS provides public television and related community outreach and educational services to the state of Montana through a network of stations, transmitters, translators, cable operators, and satellite services.
Governance and Open Meeting Information
Governance and oversight of MontanaPBS begins with station management who report to the administrations of Montana State University and the University of Montana. Current management of the stations resides with:
Eric Hyyppa, Director and General Manager, KUSM-TV / MontanaPBS, Montana State University - Bozeman
William Marcus, Director, Broadcast Media Center, University of Montana - Missoula
The governance and administration of the Montana University System is vested with the Board of Regents, which has full power, responsibility, and authority to supervise, coordinate, manage and control the Montana University System, and supervise and coordinate other public educational institutions assigned by law.
The Board consists of seven members appointed by the Governor, and confirmed by the Senate, to seven year overlapping terms. One of the members of the board shall be a student appointed by the Governor who is registered full-time at a unit of higher education under jurisdiction of the board. The length of the term of the student member is one year with possibility of reappointment to successive terms.
The Montana Board of Regents meets regularly, in open, public meetings, per Montana's open meetings statutes.
Montana Board of Regents Information - Current Board Members - Meeting Schedule