The following information and reports are required by the Federal Communication Commission and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The following information is also available in KTEP's Public File.
The following is contact information for KTEP’s Management Team.
Patrick J Piotrowski
Operations and Production Director
News and Public Affairs Director
Interim Traffic Director
KTEP-FM is licensed to the University of Texas at El Paso, and governed by the University Of Texas System Board Of Regents. As a radio station licensed to a state institution, KTEP is not required by the Federal Communications Commission or the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to have its own advisory board.
Meetings of the University Of Texas System Board Of Regents are open to the public, and any meetings that pertain to KTEP will be announced in advance on-air and on the KTEP website at www.ktep.org.
The following are the current University of Texas Board of Regents.
Sara Martinez Tucker, Chairman
Paul L. Foster, Vice Chairman
Jeffery D. Hildebrand, Vice Chairman
Members with term set to expire May 2018
Student Regent Jaciel Castro
Members with term set to expire February 2019
Vice Chairman Paul L. Foster
Vice Chairman Jeffery D. Hildebrand
Regent Ernest Aliseda
Members with term set to expire February 2021
Chairman Sara Martinez Tucker
Regent R. Steven Hicks
Regent David J. Beck
Members with term set to expire February 2023
Regent Kevin Paul Eltife
Regent Janiece M. Longoria
Regent James Conrad "Rad" Weaver
Each Regent's term expires when a successor has been appointed, qualified, and taken the oath of office. The Student Regent serves a one-year term.
Francie A. Frederick is the General Counsel to the Board of Regents.
The Board holds regular meetings in February, May, July, August, and November. Combined committee meetings and Board meetings take place over a two-day period in February, May, August, and November, with committee meetings usually held on Day 1 and the general Board meeting on Day 2. The Board also holds special called meetings as necessary.
Open meetings are usually webcast live. Persons interested in the committee and/or Board meetings and desiring communication or other accommodations should contact the Board Office at least two days prior to the meeting. Learn more about how to attend these meetings in person or via webcast.
Audited Financial Statements:
KTEP undergoes a yearly audit as required by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Copies of KTEP’s audited financial statements which are submitted to CPB are available at http://www.ktep.org/audited-financial-statements and also in KTEP’s Public File located at the KTEP Business Office at the University of Texas at El Paso. Additionally the Annual Financial Report that is submitted to CPB is available at http://ktep.org/ktep-annual-financial-report.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
As part of the University of Texas at El Paso, KTEP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. KTEP and the University, in the administration of its employment policies and practices, will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or disability. KTEP and the University will take affirmative steps to insure that applicants are employed, and employees are treated, during employment, in a non-discriminatory manner. KTEP’s and the University’s commitment to equal opportunity principles applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, promotion, compensation, benefits, and training.
KTEP’s current EEO report filed with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting can be viewed at http://www.ktep.org/cpb-equal-employment-opportunity-report and is also located in KTEP’s Public File located at the KTEP Business Office at the University of Texas at El Paso.
Additionally, each year KTEP is required to file a report with the Federal Communication Commission detailing employment vacancies that have occurred during the past year, and the method used to fill the vacancy. KTEP’s FCC employment reports are available at http://www.ktep.org/equal-employment-opportunity and also in KTEP’s Public File located at the KTEP Business Office at the University of Texas at El Paso.
KTEP Donor List:
KTEP and the University of Texas at El Paso does not sell or trade our donor list with any third-party organization, including any Federal, State, or local candidate, political party, or political committee. KTEP donor information is maintained by the office of Institutional Advancement at the University of Texas at El Paso.
The Communications Act required CPB to support diverse non-commercial educational content for unserved and underserved audiences. KTEP’s Diversity Statement may be viewed at http://www.ktep.org/diversity-staff or in our Public File located at the KTEP Business Office at the University of Texas at El Paso.
CPB Local Content and Services Report:
Each year, KTEP prepares a report for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting detailing the activities we have engaged in to address community needs by outlining key services provided, and the local value and impact of those services. That report can be viewed at http://www.ktep.org/cpb-local-content-and-services-report or in our Public File located at the KTEP Business Office at the University of Texas at El Paso.
IRS Form 990:
KTEP is a part of the University of Texas system, and as such is not required to file an IRS Form 990. KTEP does not have any employees who qualify to be included in the IRS Form 990 Compensation Information section - Part VII A, or Part VII B.