Audio Information Service for blind, visually impaired and print-disabled individuals


Business Manager

Nicole has worked as the Business Manager for Audio-Reader and Kansas Public Radio since 2007. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Kansas State University and a Master's degree in Accounting from the University of Kansas.

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Coordinator of Volunteers
The Baehr Audio-Reader Building

Alison joined Audio-Reader in November, 2018. Her background and degrees are in non-profit management. She earned her Masters of Social Work and Public Administration at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Alison is a native of New Hampshire. She enjoys reading, listening to music and exploring new places.

Development Director

Beth joined Audio-Reader in April 2016. Her background includes nonprofit program management, grant-writing, and fundraising. 

Nick Carswell
Program Manager

Nick Carswell joined Audio Reader Network as Program Manager in November 2015. Originally from Ireland, Nick is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin with a M.Phil in Music & Media Technology. Nick's experience is in commercial and community radio as well as arts & culture non-profit organizations in USA and his native Ireland. Nick's interests also include music, history and travel.

Assistant Development Director

Meredith has been on Audio-Reader's development team since July of 2014. Her experience includes over 10 years of marketing and risk-management in the energy sector. Additionally, she brings several years development experience from her time serving on a board that established a free health clinic in northeast Kansas. Meredith is honored to be a part of the Audio-Reader team.

Outreach Coordinator
Baehr Audio-Reader Center

Lori has been with Audio-Reader since August of 1990. She joined the staff as Program Manager and served in that capacity for 25 years, transitioning to Outreach Coordinator in June of 2015. Lori is first vice president of the Lawrence Noon Lions Club and serves as Administrative Assistant for the International Association of Audio Information Services.

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Web Developer

Danny Mantyla is the web developer for Kansas Public Radio and for Audio Reader.


Dan Skinner is the Director of the Audio-Reader Network. Dan is a native Kansan whose career took him away to manage public radio stations in Indiana, Ohio, and Texas.  Dan says "It's great to be back in Kansas. I'm honored to be serving my home state as the Director of both the Audio-Reader Network and Kansas Public Radio."

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