MAB Staff

  • 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

    MAB Director of Finance

    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

    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

    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

    Director of Membership and Services

    Denise Weston

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  • Claire Corr

    Events and Member Relations Manager

    Claire Corr

    Claire Corr has made a career coordinating events for businesses and non-profits in the state and helping those organizations’ fundraising and public relations efforts.

  • Ann Walters

    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