KPFK Local Station Board Governance Committee
Draft Meeting Minutes of Monday, April 15, 2013
The regular, monthly meeting of the KPFK LSB Governance Committee was held on
Monday, April 15, 2013, at 7:48 PM at Peace Center West, 3916 Sepulveda
Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230. John Wenger served as Chair. John P. Garry III
served as Acting Secretary.
Seven members were present, constituting a quorum: Lydia Brazon, Israel Feuer,
Tej Grewall, John P. Garry III, Brenda Medina, Lawrence Reyes, John Wenger.
Authority and Notice: The time and location of this meeting was authorized by
the governance Committee at its meeting of March 11, 2013. Specific notice for
this meeting was posted on KPFK.org and other websites beginning on March 19,
2013 (see Appendix A).
The meeting was called to order by the Chair at 7:48 PM.
Referred Motion on Elections
Quorum requirements for LSB Elections
LSB Committee Membership
LSB Minutes / Cromshow Cromshow moved that failed motions shall not be included
in the minutes. Kaufman seconded. Reyes moved to refer to Governance Committee.
Time-certain for adjournment 9:15
REFERRED MOTION ON ELECTIONS REPORTS (7:53)
There was a discussion of the GM Election Report Motion referred to Governance
at the previous LSB meeting (March 16, 2012).
"The KPFK LSB requests the KPFK General Manager, the KPFK LES, and NES, NEC,
provide written reports on the 2012 KPFK LSB election, said report to be
forwarded to current LSB members and 2012 candidates. The report shall also be
posted on KPFK.org." Withdrawn after debate.
Aaron moved to amend: The GM shall be responsible for the production of these
reports to be delivered by June 30, 2013. No second. No vote taken. Kaufman
moved to amend: The report shall include a log of on-air carts and a complete
staff list (which will not be made public). Aaron seconded. No vote taken.
Garry moved (amended by Wenger and Brazon): "The KPFK LSB requests that the
KPFK General Manager draft a written report on the 2012 KPFK LSB election. The
report shall include an explanation of elections failures, suggestions for
improvement, a log of on-air cart broadcasts and a complete station staff list
(which shall not be made public). The GM may draw upon or append reports
generated by Local and National Elections Supervisors. The report should be
completed and submitted to the LSB by May 14, 2013. The report will forwarded
to current LSB members and the 2012 candidates and shall be posted on KPFK.org.
The GM is requested to obtain the required elections report from the Local
Reyes seconded. Medina called the question.
The amended motion passed without objection on April 15, 2012.
LSB ELECTION QUORUM (8:40)
There was a discussion of LSB election quorum requirements.
LSB AGENDA (8:53)
Meeting adjourned at 9:25 PM.
Respectfully submitted by John P. Garry III, Acting Secretary
(these minutes have not been approved)
APPENDIX A-Meeting Notice
Emailed by Terry Goodman on March 19, 2013:
The KPFK Local Station Board Governance Committee will meet at the
Peace Center West, 3916 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230 from
7:30-10:30 PM in the ground floor meeting room (Rms 101-102, intercom
code 22). The Committee will draft a Proposed Agenda for the upcoming
LSB meeting, discuss station governance issues, and draft motions to
be moved at the LSB meeting. The meeting is open to the public and all
are welcome. There is free parking behind the building. John Wenger is
the Chair. John P. Garry III is Acting Secretary. This meeting will
likely be the last opportunity for interested subscribers to volunteer
to serve as voting members of the LSB Governance Committee for the
2013 term, as all local standing committee compositions are scheduled
to be finalized at the April 17th LSB meeting.