Community Advisory Panel


What is the Community Advisory Panel?

It is by law that a public television station receiving federal funds has to have a community advisory panel.

The Community Advisory Panel reviews the programming goals established by Detroit Public Television, the service provided by the station, and the significant programming policies.  The Panel then advises Detroit Public Television with whether the programming and other policies of the station are meeting the specialized educational and cultural needs of the communities served, and may make such recommendations as it considers appropriate to meet such needs.

The advisory panel is intended to provide the public the opportunity to be heard on station programming, community service and impact on the community of major policy decisions.   


The Community Advisory Panel meetings are conducted quarterly.  The next meeting is scheduled for:

Monday, October 19, 2015, 5-7 PM

GALE/Cengage Learning
27500 Drake Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48331


Community Advisory Panel Members:

Addell Anderson, Chair 

Dr. Anan Ameri
Bernita Bradley
MiVida Burrus
Alecia Carter
Rebekah Chor
Esperanza Cintron
Gene Cunningham
Kimberly Batchelor Davis
Erica M. Dean
Marty Fischhoff
Regina Foster
Terrance Gallagher
Sonia Harb
Jerry Hendler
Kirsten Hill
Yolanda Jack
Jill Renee Jones
Cory H. Joyrich
Jennifer Kaluzny
Richard Kramer
Michelle Lynch
Mentha Manning
Jane Potee
Taka Powell
Melinda Mo'Nae Rawls
Laura Rodwan
Freda Sampson
Riccardo Selva
Joe Siciliano
Christianne Sims
Debra Spring
Chris Stepien
Stacey Stevens
Tiffany Taylor
Tarence Wheeler
Shana Williams-Gorden
Lamar Willis

How to get involved:

If you or someone you know is interested in serving on Detroit Public Television’s Community Advisory Panel, we are now accepting nominations. For more information please contact or call 248-305-3707.

Get involved - apply today > 


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