Executive Director Sam Fuqua comes to PCC with over two decades of experience as a nonprofit manager, public radio journalist and community organizer. He worked for many years at KGNU–a community public radio station with studios in Boulder and Denver–first as the News Director and then the Station Manager. While at KGNU, he developed many successful partnerships with schools and nonprofit groups, established a multi-station cooperative to cover the Colorado legislature and led a capital campaign that tripled the power of the station’s FM signal. More recently, he has worked as an independent consultant providing project management and production services to nonprofits and noncommercial media.
Sam is also an elected member of the Boulder Valley Board of Education, the governing body of a 30,000-student school district serving the southern half of Boulder County. His other interests include music and public libraries.