Wyoming PBS Foundation

Telling and Preserving Wyoming's Stories

Riverton, WY   |  https://www.wyomingpbs.org/

Mission

Telling & Preserving Wyoming's stories through visual education and entertainment.

Ruling year info

1999

Executive Director

Joanna Kail

Main address

2660 Peck Ave Riverton Wy 82501-4402

Riverton, WY 82501 USA

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EIN

83-0324253

NTEE code info

Television (A32)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Documentary: Fossil Country

How many of us, while on a hike, have picked up a fossil? Turning it over in your hands, admiring an extruded fish in a rock. Then you bring it home. Maybe it goes on a shelf. Seems harmless enough. But what if it happens to be a rare find, and is eventually lost in your closet? Better yet, what if you find a fossil on your own land? Instead of keeping it, you try to sell it and make a profit? And what if the more you look the more fossils you see - until you realize your land has literally thousands of fossils? What if you make it into a business? This is where it gets a little ​complicated ​ and people have a lot of opinions.
‘Fossil Country’ ​ (working title) will weave a fascinating narrative of eccentric fossil hunters, commercial dealers, tourists, museum curators and professors of paleontology, all involved in the world of fossil dealing.

Population(s) Served
Age groups
American Indians
People of Asian descent
People of African descent
Family relationships

Where we work

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Paper surveys, Community meetings/Town halls,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our community partners,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time,

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Wyoming PBS Foundation

Board of directors
as of 8/20/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Terry Dugas

WyomingPBS

Jordan Dresser

Diana Enzi

Gloria Hedderman

John Kambutu

Dan Kirkbride

Gary Miller

Cathy Norris

Scott Estep

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 8/20/2021,

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Multi-Racial/Multi-Ethnic (2+ races/ethnicities)
Gender identity
Female

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 02/18/2021

Policies and practices developed in partnership with Equity in the Center, a project that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems within the social sector to increase racial equity. Learn more

Data
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.