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Sam Klemet


President/CEO, MAB, and Executive Director, MAPB


Sam Klemet

Sam Klemet is MAB’s President/CEO, succeeding retiring President/CEO Karol L. White in January, 2022.
Mr. Klemet rose out of 38 applicants to be the number one choice of the MAB Transition committee for the position. Mr. Klemet has a unique combination of skills coming from a broadcasting background working in radio, television and public radio as well as serving five years with the Indiana Broadcasters Association. He has worked in both commercial and public broadcasting and association management.
Mr. Klemet joined the MAB as CEO/President-elect in 2021 from his role at Director of Member Services for the Indiana Broadcasters Association. A Michigan native, he graduated from Michigan State University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honors in Broadcast Journalism.

Jennifer Clark website


Chief Financial Officer


Jennifer Clark

Jennifer Clark is a veteran of finance having served as Deputy Director and Chief Financial Officer at the Michigan United Conservation Clubs and most recently as Deputy Director and Chief Operations Officer for the Michigan Oil and Gas Association.  Clark joined the MAB in December, 2021.

Rachel Krause website


Executive Director of Programs


Rachel Krause

Rachel Krause has worked at the MAB in different capacities since 2016, currently serving as a Executive Director of Programs. Rachel studied Business Marketing and Apparel Merchandising at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois and has a background in marketing and advertising. She currently resides in Lansing, Michigan and enjoys spending time with her husband and three young children.
Dan Kelley website


Director of Technical Services


Dan Kelley

Dan Kelley is the Director of Technical Services/Digital Communications Director/Engineering for the MAB. He serves as the main contact at the MAB regarding EAS and Emergency Warnings. He joined the association in 2007, following a 30+ year career in radio that started during high school in suburban Chicago. He has been a station Program Director, Operations Director, Station Manager, Chief Engineer and on-air talent. His background includes stops at CBS Radio, Clear Channel and Citadel Communications. In addition to his work at the MAB, Dan also operates a nationally-recognized online radio station. He attended Columbia College and William Rainey Harper College in Chicago. Dan has two sons and resides in Lansing.

Denise Weston website


Director of Membership and Services






Ann Walters website


Office Manager/MAPB Coordinator


Ann Walters

Ann began at the MAB in 1999 as the Executive Assistant to President Karole White. As well as her executive assistant duties she now also manages the MAB office and oversees all its properties, assists with membership and serves as the coordinator for the Michigan Association of Public Broadcasters Board of Directors.  She also manages the MAB alternative broadcast inspection program.  Ann received her Associates Degree from Yuba College in California in business management. Her interests include gardening, attending Detroit Tigers baseball games and baking with her three adorable grandchildren

Jordan Joeshawn Brooks

Jordan Joeshawn Brooks

Digital Communications Manager


Jordan Joeshawn Brooks

Jordan Joeshawn Brooks is the Digital Communications Manager for the MAB. Jordan is responsible for developing, producing, and organizing content for the Association’s websites, social media, newsletter, and other public-facing materials. Jordan received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design with a minor in Art Photography from Michigan State University.

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