Kathleen Holt has served High Plains Public Radio in one way or another since its inception in 1979. Currently, she is Director of Strategic Projects. She’s worked with a board committee to establish Legacy and Endowed Funds to provide for public radio into the future. Holt’s community development projects have upgraded the signal for KCSE (Prowers County, Colorado) and established a partnership with Dodge City Community College to bring full time public radio to the area through the college station KONQ-FM, the college’s station. Her regional programming projects include coordinating the HPPR Radio Reader Book Club and developing pending regional programs like Ad Astra: Stargazing on the High Plains, Voices of the Plains, and High Plains History.