KPFK Local Station Board Governance Committee
Draft Meeting Minutes of Monday, June 17, 2014
The regular, monthly meeting of the KPFK LSB Governance Committee was held on
Monday, June 17, 2014, 7:47 PM at the Aris and Carolyn Anagnos Peace
Center, 3916 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230. John Wenger served as
Chair. John P. Garry III served as Acting Secretary.
Eight members were present, constituting a quorum: Lydia Brazon, Bella De Soto,
Israel Feuer, John P. Garry III, Tej Grewall, Michael Novick, Lawrence Reyes,
Two members were absent: Brenda Medina, Nancy Wheeler.
Also present: Thomas Halle, Mike Madani (public).
Authority and Notice: The time and location of this meeting was established
based on past practice of the Governance Committee and was noticed at the May
17, 2014 LSB Meeting. The meeting date was posted on KPFTX.org on May 20, 2014.
Additional reminders were emailed to Committee members on June 9, June 14, and
June 16, 2014 (see Appendix).
The meeting was called to order by the Chair at 7:47 PM.
Report on Governance Changes
PNB Program Council Motion
Town Hall Task Force Report
Argueta, Condon Recall Update
Bylaws Amendments Process
Grewall made a report on translation equipment-Liberty Hill's equipment will
not be available. Discussion followed.
REPORT ON GOVERNANCE CHANGES (7:57)
Wenger introduced the topic, focusing on recent KPFA programming changes.
Discussion followed. No action taken.
PNB PROGRAM COUNCIL MOTION (8:21)
De Soto introduced the topic of the Program Councils motion that was passed on
January 24, 2013. Discussion followed. No action taken.
TOWN HALL TASK FORCE REPORT (8:34)
De Soto reported on the June 6, 2014 Town Hall Task Force Meeting. Discussion
followed. No action taken.
ARGUETA, CONDON RECALLS UPDATE (8:39)
Wenger introduced the topic. Discussion followed. The KPFK LSB Secretary (John
P. Garry III) reported on his actions regarding this issue. No action taken.
BYLAWS AMENDMENTS PROCESS (8:51)
Wenger introduced the topic. Brazon summarized the Proposed Bylaws Amendments,
which can be found at http://www.pacifica.org/. Discussion followed.
ELECTIONS UPDATE (9:03)
Novick reported on the status of Pacifica elections.
LSB AGENDA (9:11)
Excused Absence Request Policy will be addressed at the next meeting
The Proposed 6-16-2014 LSB Agenda was amended by unanimous consent suggestions.
Meeting adjourned without objection at 9:41 PM.
Respectfully submitted by John P. Garry III, Acting Secretary
(these minutes have not been approved)
Emailed by Terry Goodman on June 20, 2014:
KPFK LSB Governance Committee, 6/16/2014, 7:30pm
The KPFK Local Station Board's Governance Committee will meet on Monday, June
16, 2014 at 7:30 pm at the Aris and Carolyn Anagnos Peace Center, 3916
Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230, 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