PEG Access Oversight Board


The Public, Education and Government  Access Oversight Board (PEGAOB) meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall, Mayor’s Conference Room. 

Virtual Meetings

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the moratorium on public gatherings, meetings will be held via Zoom until further notice. 

2023 Meeting dates

January 13April 5 September 14
February 17May 12  October 26  
March 10
June 7 

Meeting dates and additional information is also available in the City of Albany events calendar.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Treasury Reports

By Laws

Amended September 8, 2022


The Mayor and Common Council find and declare that it is in the public interest of the citizens of the City of Albany to establish a board to oversee implementation of PEG Access, the cable television public access facility/studio in the City of Albany and to promote public awareness of the public access in the City. The PEGAOB consists of seven members who serve three-year terms. The Mayor appoints two members, the Common Council appoints four members and there are five members who represent community stakeholders. 

Appointed by the Mayor
Mary Rozak, Chairperson - Expires 8/1/2023
Dale Getto, Treasurer - Expires 8/1/2024

Appointed by Common Council
Don Hyman, Vice Chairperson - Expires 7/1/2022
Jessica Wilcox Expires 7/1/2023
Zachary Simpson, Expires 7/1/2022

Stakeholder Designees
Amy McLaughlin, Albany Public Library 
Ron Lesko, Secretary - City School District of Albany
James Matteo, Albany Community Development Agency  
Karen McGrath, College of Saint Rose 

Access a live feed of Channel Albany, the public access channel.


The purpose of the PEGAOB is to:

  • Assist in the development of public education and government access television in the City including by promoting the use of the public studio to citizens and groups throughout the City;
  • Oversee the cable television public access facility/studio and assist the Public Access Coordinator, whom shall be responsible for the day to day operation of the public access facility/studio;
  • Review memorandums of understanding between the city and relevant entities to assure implementation of PEG access;
  • Make recommendations on the success of the programs in Phase I of PEG funding and based upon said findings make recommendations for expenditures of Phase II funding.

Public Access Studio Hours

  • Sunday CLOSED
  • Monday 5:30 p.m. - 8:00p.m.
  • Tuesday 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
  • Friday CLOSED
  • Saturday 3:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Studio Coordinator: Aprecia Cabey
Studio Phone: 518-915-1609

Contact PEGAOB

Aprecia Cabey
Public Access Studio Coordinator
Phone: (518) 915-1609