Pat Hayes began at the station in 1978 as the sole development person, which makes her KMUW’s longest employee.
As KMUW’s Membership Director, she is probably best known by KMUW listeners as the friendly face that coordinates the station’s membership drives.
She has a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from the Municipal University in Wichita (WSU), and a master’s in theatre arts from the University of Kansas. After completing her B.A., Pat taught English, speech, drama and debate at Goddard High School. She has served as the special education principal at the Institute of Logopedics and was a speech lecturer for several years at WSU.