KPFK Local Station Board Governance Committee
Draft Meeting Minutes of Monday, April 13, 2015
The regular, monthly meeting of the KPFK LSB Governance Committee was held on
Monday, April 13, 2015, 7:23 PM at the Aris and Carolyn Anagnos Peace
Center, 3916 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230. Michael Novick served as
John P. Garry III served as Acting Secretary.
Six members were present, constituting a quorum: Lydia Brazon (arrived 7:39),
Bella De Soto, Israel Feuer (arrived 7:33), John P. Garry III, Michael Novick,
One member was excused: John Wenger.
One member was absent: 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 March
22, 2015 LSB Meeting. The meeting date was posted on KPFTX.org and KPFK.org on
March 23, 2015. Automatic e-mail reminders from email@example.com were sent to
Committee members on April 6, April 11, and the day of the meeting.
The meeting was called to order by the Acting Chair at 7:23 PM.
EXCUSED ABSENCE REQUESTS (7:24)
The excused absence request of Wenger was accepted without objection
PNB 2011 Spanish Language Motion
KPFK Finances / Fund Drive
PD Search Committee Motion
Consecutive Excused Absences
April 15, 2015 LSB Proposed Agenda
Adjournment at 9:00
PNB 2011 SPANISH LANGUAGE MOTION (7:32)
De Soto introduced the topic. Discussion followed. The Proposed Agenda was
amended to in include the titles of PNB committees so that the Spanish Language
Task Force would be allowed to report and the motion would be discussed.
KPFK FINANCES / FUND DRIVE (7:42)
Novick reported on the recent fund drive. Discussion followed. No action taken.
PROGRAM DIRECTOR SEARCH COMMITTEE MOTION (7:45)
Novick introduced the topic. No action taken.
LSB EXCUSED ABSENCES (7:47)
The Secretary reported that three LSB members had two consecutive unexcused
absences: Chipasha Luchembe; John Parker; Lamont Yeakey. The Secretary
committed to send e-mails to these members. The Secretary committed to finding
the terms of LSB member Chris Condon
LSB PROPOSED AGENDA (7:56)
The Proposed Agenda for April 15, 2015 LSB Meeting was amended and approved
Meeting adjourned without objection at 8:20 PM.
Respectfully submitted by John P. Garry III, Acting Secretary
(these minutes have not been approved)
Dear Mr. Yeakey,
You have two consecutive unexcused absences from KPFK LSB meetings. A third
unexcused absence will result in your removal from the Board [Pacifica Bylaws
Article Five, Section Seven: Removal of Directors (C)].
Please try to attend Wednesday's meeting (7:00 PM at The Peace Center). If you
cannot attend, please forward an excused absence request to the Board.
John P. Garry III
KPFK LSB Secretary
cc: Tej Grewall, Jim Lafferty, Michael Novick