KPFK Local Station Board Governance Committee
Draft Meeting Minutes of Monday, December 15, 2014
The regular, monthly meeting of the KPFK LSB Governance Committee was held on
Monday, December 15 2014, 7:41 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.
Five members were present, constituting a quorum: Bella De Soto, Israel Feuer,
John P. Garry III, Lawrence Reyes, John Wenger.
Two members were excused: Lydia Brazon, Michael Novick.
Two members were absent: Tej Grewall (LSB Chair), Brenda Medina.
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
November 15, 2014, LSB Meeting. The meeting date was posted on KPFTX.org and
KPFK.org November 15, 2014. Automated e-mail reminders from firstname.lastname@example.org were
sent to Committee members on December 8, December 13, and the day of the
The meeting was called to order by the Chair at 7:41 PM.
MEETING AGENDA (7:43)
Excused Absence Requests
LSB Attendance Issue (Garry)
Attendance Issue (De Soto)
Strip Programming (De Soto)
Comnet (De Soto)
LSB Composition (Feuer)
EXCUSED ABSENCE REQUESTS (7:46)
Feuer moved to excuse the requests of Brazon and Novick.
Motion passed by a show of hands: Yes-3, No-1, Abstain-1.
LSB ATTENDANCE ISSUE (7:56)
The Secretary raised the issue of an LSB Member with two consecutive unexcused
absences. The Secretary committed to contact the member by e-mail.
ATTENDANCE ISSUE (7:59)
The Chair suggested tabling the topic, which was done without objection.
STRIP PROGRAMMING (7:59)
De Soto introduced the topic. Discussion followed.
De Soto moved: Whereas strip programming on KPFK occupies most of the drive
time (peak) programming, the LSB and station management shall replace these
strip programs with non-strip programs in order to open up the airwaves to many
other voices and analyses. This shall be implemented within 60 days.
Feuer moved to refer to the Program Oversight Committee (PrOC).
Motion to refer failed by a show of hands: Yes-2, No-3, Abstain-0.
Main motion passed by a show of hands: Yes-3, No-1, Abstain-1.
LSB COMPOSITION (8:39)
Feuer introduced the topic. The Secretary committed to redo "Roster Retirement
PROPOSED LSB AGENDA (8:43)
Feuer moved to amend: The PNB Report and iGM Report shall be the new V. and VI.
Motion passed by a show of hands: Yes-3, No-2, Abstain-0.
The Amended Proposed Agenda was approved without objection.
Meeting adjourned without objection at 9:01 PM.
Respectfully submitted by John P. Garry III, Acting Secretary
(these minutes have not been approved)