is responsible for generating private support from individuals, corporations, and foundations.
Meriwether oversees corporate and foundation support department, individual membership and major and planned giving office, in addition to managing the station's fund-raising agenda.
develops strategies to increase KUED's
financial resources from individuals as well as corporations and foundations.
has established one of the most successful development programs in public broadcasting.
Development Department is consistently recognized within the PBS
system for its work, which has received numerous awards from PBS including national awards for corporate sponsorship, membership, major giving, planned giving, and on-air pledge.
development team has won the Overall Development Award for Excellence twice, once in 1996 and again in 2004.
Along with her
responsibilities at KUED
served on PBS's
Development Advisory Committee and teaches corporate sponsorship seminars across the nation.
In 2002 Meriwether
was awarded the PBS Development Professional of the Year.
also serves on the PBS Foundation Station Council
Prior to Meriwether's contributions to television, she was a co-owner of a business in the private industry.
She attended Utah State University and the University of Utah.