Approved June 13, 2013

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Special Open Telephone Meeting
May 9, 2013
At Various Locations
8:30 pm (ET), 7:30 pm (CT) and 5:30 pm (PT)


I. Call to Order/ Opening Business. Board Chair Summer Reese called meeting
to order at 8:54 pm.
Board Vice Chair Heather Gray designated to be the Time Keeper.

A. Roll Call/ Establish Quorum. Board Secretary Richard Uzzell called
the roll/ Quorum achieved.

Box Legend Attendance: X Present; Ab Absent; Exc Excused Absence;
AL Present-Arrived Late.
KPFA - Berkeley., CA. KPFK - L.A., CA.: KPFT -
Houston, TX.: WBAI - N.Y., N.Y.:
X Brian Edwards-Tiekert X Lydia Brazon X
Teresa Allen X Carolyn Birden
X Tracy Rosenberg X John Cromshow AL
Jessica Apolinar X Janet Coleman
X Dan Siegel X Brenda Medina X
Nancy Hentschel X Cerene Roberts
X Margy Wilkinson X Summer Reese X Richard
Uzzell X Manijeh Saba

WPFW - Wash. D.C.: AFFILIATES: Staff & Counsel:
X Benito Diaz X Heather Gray
X Luzette King Ab Janis Lane-Ewart
X Tony Norman
Exc Katea Stitt

B. Agenda Approval. Continuation Meeting, Agenda Approved April 25,

C. Minutes Approval. Minutes Approved April 25, 2013.

II. Unfinished Business.

A. PNB Resolution in Response to CPB Audits [9-2008/9-2009 and 9-

Reese moved approval of the following resolution.

PNB Resolution in Response to CPB Audits [9-2008/9-2009 and 9-

The Pacifica National Board, in response to the Corporations for Public
Broadcasting audit of fiscal years 9/30/2008 to 9/30/2009 and 9/30 2009 to
9/30/2010 hereby affirms that:

( Each Pacifica station will keep documentation including audio copies of
the quarterly announcements of open meetings with the time and date that
they were announced. These announcements will be aired for at least three
consecutive days each quarter. They will include information as to how the
public can obtain information regarding specific dates, times, and

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A. PNB Resolution in Response to CPB Audits. (Continued)

( Each Pacifica station will be required to announce Pacifica National
Board (PNB), Local Station Boards, and other committee meetings at least
seven days in advance both on air and on the station's website.
Documentation will be maintained of a recorded copy of the on air
announcement with the time and date and a copy of the web announcement.
Meetings are currently listed on the Pacifica calendar available by a link
from the Pacifica website, or directly at

( Each Pacifica stations will be required to include in their web
announcements that persons can request that they be personally notified of

( Each Pacifica station and the PNB will provide documentation of reasons
for all closed meetings.

( Each Pacifica station will be required to provide the date and time the
announcement was aired for Community Advisory Board meetings.

( Each Pacifica station is currently required to have financial records
(i.e., audited financial report and other financial records) available, as
well as, the AFR online at and on each station website.

( Each Pacifica station is required to file an annual EEO report with CPB.
Copies of these reports are maintained in the National Office and at each

( Each Pacifica station must keep a record of all fund-raising activities
utilizing donor lists.

Note: As a practical matter, each station should set a weekly meeting
announcement time and announce the dates and times on-air of all local and
national meetings scheduled for the next 14 day period and then archive
the announcement.

Discussion followed. Edwards-Tiekert moved to amend to strike in 2nd
paragraph the words "both on air and." Discussion followed. Brazon moved
to postpone until May 23. Discussion followed.

Motion to Postpone Failed, 6-10-2. Motion to Amend Failed, 9-9. Main
Motion Approved, 10-5-3.

III. Committee Reports.

A. Personnel Committee. Personnel Committee Chair John Cromshow
brought a Motion from that Committee. Moved that the PNB shall increase the
funding for the Executive Director Search, $5,000 to a total of $6,000.
Discussion followed. Roberts moved that the PNB shall increase the PNB
Executive Director Search funding to a total of $3,000 and that the list of
sources where ads have been placed and that are being considered be provided
to the PNB. Discussion followed. Motion to Amend Approved, 8-7-2. HNO,
Main Motion as amended Approved.

B. Coordinating Committee. Coordinating Committee Chair Richard Uzzell
brought a Motion from that committee. Motion was that the IED shall update
the PNB about the status of the 2013 Delegates Elections, including the
National Elections Supervisor ads and/or hire. The Chair accepted the request
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B. Coordinating Committee Report. (Continued)

and gave a report on the status of the Elections. Reese said that, to
this point, the lack of funds has kept her from hiring a NES. Discussion
followed. Uzzell moved to postpone until May 23 and to have the CFO report
at that time, as to what the financial situation is with regards to a possible
2013 Election. Discussion followed. HNO, Motion to Postpone Approved.

IV. Adjourn to Executive Session. Allen moved to Adjourn. HNO, Adjourned
10:23 pm (ET).

Minutes taken and scribed by Richard Uzzell, Pacifica Foundation

Minutes Approval:

Date Approved: June 13, 2013

Witness of Approval: Summer Reese, Pacifica Foundation, Chair