Television Foundation Announces
New Board Members
Jane Bomgaars of Sioux City
Selected for Three-Year Term on Network’s Foundation Board
Iowa) -- The Iowa Public Television Foundation is
pleased to announce that Sioux City
resident Jane Bomgaars will serve a three-year term on the Iowa Public
Television Foundation Board.
Bomgaars is the vice president of
Bomgaars Supply, Inc., and is involved in numerous civic and volunteer
activities in Sioux City.
As a member of the Board, Bomgaars
will provide advice and counsel to the Iowa Public Television Foundation on
issues related to fundraising, strategic planning, and other issues important
to the Foundation. The Iowa Public Television Foundation oversees individual
giving, major and planned giving, and corporate underwriting.
The Foundation is committed to the
development, growth, and support of Iowa Public Television through the building
of a strong statewide membership base, and through support from the state’s
business community. More than 70,000 Iowans are members of Friends of Iowa
Public Television, and nearly 90 percent of the cost of program production and
acquisition comes from these members.
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Iowa Public Television is Iowa's statewide public broadcasting
network. IPTV provides quality, noncommercial programming to make a difference
in the lives of Iowans. As one of the last locally controlled media enterprises
in the state, IPTV is committed to telling Iowa's stories like no one else can.
Our mission to educate, inform, enrich, and inspire Iowans enables IPTV to
present an unequaled array of programs of lasting value to Iowans regardless of
where they live or what they can afford. More than one million viewers a week
turn to IPTV for programming that reflects a range of interests for Iowans in
all demographic categories. Iowa Public Television stations include: Channel
11, Des Moines; Channel 12, Iowa City; Channel 21, Fort Dodge; Channel 24,
Mason City; Channel 27, Sioux City; Channel 32, Waterloo; Channel 32, Council Bluffs; Channel 36, Davenport;
Channel 36, Red Oak. IPTV-Digital stations include: Channel 11.1, Des Moines;
Channel 12.1, Iowa City; Channel 21.1, Fort Dodge; Channel 24.1, Mason City;
Channel 27.1, Sioux City; Channel 32.1, Waterloo; Channel 32.1, Council Bluffs; Channel 36.1, Red Oak; Channel 36.1,
Davenport (coming soon).