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In 2008, APTS created the Leadership Council (LC), a key contact network to promote public television's mission on Capitol Hill.  The Council is an interactive forum through which local citizens work together to better tell the story of public television to their Members of Congress. The message Council members carry to their legislators is vital to the successful growth of public broadcasting in the digital age.

The Council also seeks to build meaningful relationships between Council members and their local public television stations. Council members will serve as a volunteer representative of their local station, so the communication between the station and the Council member is critical for success.


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Advocacy Center

Speaker of the House, John Boehner, Announces Resignation; Appropriations Update; Encourage Your Member of Congress to Support the American Graduate Initiative; Spectrum Auction Mechanics Webinar...
Appropriations Update; Mark Samels, Executive Producer of American Experience, to Headline Leadership Council Call; APTS, CPB and PBS Host Spectrum Auction Mechanics Webinar

Leadership Council

The Executive Producer of American Experience spoke to the Leadership Council about the "Walt Disney" miniseries and future documentaries.
Our Leadership Council webinar was held on July 30, 2015.