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Colorado Public Radio’s Board of Directors names three new members

CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Jan. 3, 2012 – Newly-appointed directors Christie Cadwell, Carolyn Daniels and Bryant Reber bring extensive business management and nonprofit experience to Colorado Public Radio’s (CPR) board of directors.

“Christie, Carolyn and Bryant are all proven leaders whose professional backgrounds add considerable value to the board,” said Warren Olsen, board chair. “I’m confident that their contributions will enhance our leadership capabilities and am looking forward to working with them as we continue to deliver quality news and music programming to our listeners.”

“As a community-driven organization, the board plays a vital role in ensuring CPR’s success and growth,” said Max Wycisk, president of Colorado Public Radio. “New talent, new ideas and sound leadership are critical as we advance our mission and strengthen our connections in Colorado.”

Christie Cadwell established her career in telecommunications and engineering, having previously worked at C–Cube Microsystems as a developer of key components for digital video applications like DVDs, satellite television and HDTV. She also worked at Handspring (later acquired by Palm, Inc.) as part of the team that developed the Handspring Treo. Cadwell served as a professor of engineering at the University of Colorado, Boulder and is currently a graduate student studying architecture at the University of Colorado, Denver.

Carolyn Daniels now holds the position Of Counsel at Bryan Cave, a leading business and litigation law firm which merged with the Denver-based firm of Holme Roberts & Owen LLP on Jan. 1, 2012. Daniels was a partner at Holme Roberts & Owen, spending more than 30 years developing her practice in a wide range of issues, including employee benefits and executive compensation for public and private companies. She has also served on the boards of the Denver Public Library Friends Foundation and the Colorado Endowment for the Humanities, as well as the Denver Foundation’s Arts and Culture Advisory Committee.

Bryant Reber has more than three decades of experience as an investment advisor, founding two investment consulting businesses and serving as president, chief executive officer and chairman throughout his career. Before retiring in 2009, Reber was executive vice president of First Western Trust Bank, which specializes in wealth management solutions.

Colorado Public Radio's Board of Directors:

Warren Olsen, Chair

Dean Salter, Secretary

Justin Borus, Treasurer

Laura Perry Barton

Virginia Berkeley

Christie Cadwell

John Carlen

Dr. Robert Contiguglia


Carolyn Daniels

Lisa Farber-Miller

Michael Grace

Melinda Quiat

Bryant Reber

April Thayer

Max Wycisk, Ex-Officio

Colorado Public Radio is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides 24-hour, in-depth news and music to about 475,000 listeners each week (Source: Arbitron, Fall 2010/Spring 2011). More than 90 percent of CPR's funds come from the private support of listeners, businesses, and foundations.

News: Denver 90.1 FM, Boulder 1490 AM, Pueblo 1230 AM, Vail 89.9 FM, Grand Junction 89.5 FM, Montrose / Craig / Parachute 88.3 FM, Gunnison 88.5 FM, Ouray 91.5 FM, Meeker / Rangely 91.1 FM, and online at www.cpr.org.

Classical Music: Denver 88.1 FM, Boulder 99.9 FM, Pueblo 91.9 FM, Colorado Springs 94.7 FM, Glenwood Springs 90.5 FM, Aspen 101.5 FM, Western Slope 103.3 FM, Dove Creek 88.7 FM, Gunnison 89.1 FM, Cortez 102.5 FM, Crystal River Valley / Old Snowmass 93.9 FM, Thomasville 93.7 FM, and online at www.cpr.org.

OpenAir: Denver 1340 AM and online at www.openaircpr.org.

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