South Carolina Educational Television Commission
For Immediate Release
June 3, 2014
Four members on the Educational Television Commission have been reappointed by Governor Nikki Haley.
Dr. Brent F. Nelsen, At-large Chairman, has been reappointed for a six-year term through June, 2020. Ms. Elise Bidwell of the 2nd Congressional District; Ms. Karen J. Martin of the 4th Congressional District; and Ms. Nicole H. Holland of the 6th Congressional District have also been reappointed to serve until 2020.
"We're pleased with the news of these reappointments. The Commission's leadership has been instrumental in moving ETV & ETV Radio forward into the future," said ETV President and CEO Linda O'Bryon.
There are nine members of the ETV Commission. Eight are appointed by the Governor for six-year terms – one from each Congressional District and one from the State at-large who serves as Chairman. The ninth member is the State Superintendent of Education who is ex-officio.
Ms. Parker Harrington of the 1st Congressional District; Mr. Craig Kinley of the 3rd Congressional District; Mr. David E. Vipperman of the 5th Congressional District; Ms. Jill Kelso of the 7th Congressional District; and Dr. Mick Zais, State Superintendent of Education are also currently serving members of the ETV Commission.
South Carolina ETV (presenting station) is the state's public educational broadcasting network. Using television, radio and the web, SCETV's mission is to enrich lives by educating children, informing and connecting citizens, celebrating our culture and environment and instilling the joy of learning. South Carolina ETV currently presents A Chef’s Life, Expeditions, and For Your Home on public television in addition to national radio productions Song Travels, Piano Jazz, Spoleto Festival USA, and World of Opera.