Pacifica National Board Meeting
January 25-27, 2008
Newark, New Jersey

Friday, January 25

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. PUBLIC SESSION
Welcome and Opening of Meeting – Dan Siegel, Interim Executive Director (15 minutes)
Election of Chair Pro Tem (10 minutes)
Election of Secretary Pro Tem (5 minutes)
Board Member Orientation – Dan Siegel (2 hours)
Role and Responsibilities of National Board Members
               Pacifica Bylaws – Duties and powers of National Boards, Local Station
Boards, and Staff
               California Corporations Code
               Conflicts of Interest
               Code of Conduct and Ethics

12 – 1 p.m. LUNCH

Personnel Issues (2 hours)
Legal Issues Facing Pacifica (90 minutes)
Report by Dan Siegel, General Counsel
Board Discussion

4:30 – 6 p.m. PUBLIC SESSION
Pacifica Elections (90 minutes)
Report by Casey Peters
       Board and Staff Discussion

6 – 7 p.m. – DINNER

7 – 9:15 p.m. PUBLIC SESSION
Board Member and Staff Introductions (3-5 minutes each)
The State of Pacifica – Realities, Opportunities, and Challenges
       Discussion by Board Members and Comments by Staff
Public Comments


Saturday, January 26

9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. PUBLIC SESSION
Election of Board Officers (30 minutes)
2008 Meeting Schedule (15 minutes)
Station Focus – WBAI (2 hours)
       Comments by Robert Scott Adams, Bernard White, Anthony Riddle, WBAI PNB
       Board Discussion
       Public Comment

12 – 1 p.m. LUNCH

1– 6 p.m. – PUBLIC SESSION
Finance Discussion (2 hours)
       Report by Lonnie Hicks
Budget Analysis and Challenges
       Report on Galas
       Auditor’s Report
       Board Discussion

Diversity in Pacifica (2 hours)
Presentation by Committee to Investigate Racism and Sexism in Pacifica
       Board and Staff Discussion
       Public Comment

6:00 – 7:15 p.m. DINNER

7:15 – 9:45 p.m. PUBLIC SESSION
Pacifica and the Web (90 minutes)
Presentation by Pete Korakis
Board and Staff Discussion

Digital Distribution (60 minutes)
Report by Rob Robinson
       Board and Staff Discussion


Sunday, January 27

9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. PUBLIC SESSION
Committee Reports
Selection of Board Committees
New Business
      Motions from Committee
Unfinished Business
       ED and CFO Job Descriptions
Public Comment

12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Unfinished Business
New Business