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Friends of The Summit

 

ABOUT US

Friends of The Summit is an independent, nonprofit organization created to conduct fund raising activities for The Summit including: WAPS, WKTL, Summit Flashbacks, KIDJAM! Radio™ and Rock & Recovery™.

 

Our Mission

Our mission is to enhance the future of The Summit as a premier public media organization by enhancing financial support, promoting community interest, and providing advice and recommendations to station management and its license holder.

Click here to make a donation to “The Friends of The Summit Endowment Fund” at Akron Community Foundation.

 

Our commitment to The Summit

Building an endowment, a permanent source of funding to benefit and ensure the future of the radio station

 

Partnering with regional businesses, foundations and station members to gain and share knowledge that improves the community

 

Encouraging philanthropy among listeners, the business community and foundations

 

Advising provide advice and make recommendations to station management related to the overall programming, operations and strategies.

 

Our Board

The Friends of The Summit – comprises community members who are passionately committed to The Summit, its brands, and to public radio. Friends of The Summit come from diverse backgrounds, including business, law, finance, health care, the private and the public sector.

Friends of The Summit are a Public Charity

Friends of The Summit is a tax-exempt, 501(c) 3, non-profit organization. The Friends of The Summit holds quarterly meetings; board members serve without pay.

EIN# 26-4312124

 

Members

Gary Benz – Chair

Mark Belgya – Vice Chair

David Glass – Treasurer

Andy Platt – Secretary

Joe Feltes – Past Chair

George Bruner

Gary Sirak

Rick Krochka

Theresa Carter – Emeritus

Rich Kramer

Jay Minkin – Emeritus

Michelle Mostow

Don Misheff – Emeritus

Michelle Mullaly

Brenda Cummins

Gabe Nabors

Erin Driscoll

Steve Poholski

Henry Gulich

Cheryl McMillan

 

Nondiscrimination Policy

The Friends of The Summit is committed to providing broadcast channels free from discrimination in employment and opportunity because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, gender, sexual orientation, or age, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination of 1975, and Regulations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued pursuant to these statutes at Title 45 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 80, 84, and 91.

 

Click here to make a donation to “The Friends of The Summit Endowment Fund” at Akron Community Foundation.