Tonia Castaneda joined Ozark Public Broadcasting in 2015. She works in the membership office, primarily organizing volunteers for KSMU and OPT events. A huge fan of public broadcasting, she enjoys being able to recruit and motivate businesses and individuals to support the local stations. Tonia attended Missouri State University, pursuing a degree in Education, and after a short period of time in St. Louis, has taken up Springfield as her permanent home. Her passions include the St. Louis Cardinals, food, cycling, and attempting to write the next great American novel.