Jack Galmiche was president and CEO of the Nine Network from 2006 until his passing in 2019. In the 13 years he was at the helm, the organization’s community engagement efforts were expanded, becoming a national model for public media. Galmiche expanded the reach of the station's programming and content through four local channels and digital distribution. He encouraged the production of programs that addressed specific local issues and oversaw development of the Nine Center for Public Engagement, a first of its kind community engagement center. He presided over the design and installation of the Public Media Commons, the shared outdoor plaza between Nine Network and St. Louis Public Radio in Grand Center.