Notes of the KPFK LSB Structure Committee Meeting of 6/10/2004














Notes of the KPFK LSB Structure Committee Meeting of 6/10/2004

A meeting of the KPFK LSB Structure Committee convened on Thursday, June 10,
2004 at 4:30 pm in the Conference Room at KPFK. Notice of this meeting was
posted on the KPFK website beginning on 6/07/2004 (see APPENDIX A). The
meeting was called to order by Don White at 4:56 pm. Members in attendance
were Terry Goodman, Jan Goodman, and Don White. Also participating were Myla
Reson (left early) and Harrison Weil. The absences of Sherna Gluck and Maria
Armoudian were noted and explained.

There waas general discussion regarding the meeting agenda. Without objection,
White turned the chair over to T. Goodman, who presided over the remainder of
the meeting.

There was general discussion of meeting dates, noting especially a problem with
second Thursdays and occasional problems with LSB meetings scheduled on the
same day as committee meetings. Various means of handling unavailability of
the KPFK Conference Room were discussed and rejected. It was generally agreed
that if the Conference Room was unavailable at the scheduled time of a
committee meeting, an alternate location in the building would be found and
this information posted on the Conference Room door.

Motion by J. Goodman (as amended)

Resolved:
That, until further notice, the KPFK LSB Structure Committee shall meet on the
first and third Thursdays of each month from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm in the
conference Room at KPFK, except that on dates when a KPFK LSB meeting is also
scheduled, the Committee shall instead meet on the Thursday prior to the date
of the LSB meeting.
Projects such as
Motion passed by a show of hands.
Yes 3, No 0

Pursuant to this resolution, suggested text for a Structure Committee meeting
in a week was prepared (see APPENDIX B).

There was discussion about the possible need for committees to work with
management on major issues such as the XLNC interference problem and on capital
projects such as transmitter and studio upgrades and archives build-out, and
elevator installation. There was some agreement on the potential usefulness of
a Facilities Committee, but concern expressed about interfering with
management. There was general discussion about language to limit the scope of
any such committee. Further discussion was postponed until such time as a
specific resolution is proposed.

There was general discussion about various methods that could be used to
recruit and nominate individuals to serve on one or more Community Advisory
Boards. Of particular concern was the potential for alienating community
members by inviting them to apply and then rejecting them by vote. A
constituency model was proposed, in which LSB Members would rank a list of
nominated organizations and the top-ranked organizations would be invited to
choose a representative who would be guaranteed a seat. Countering this
proposal, it was argued that qua;ified individuals from under-represented
communities were likely to be under-represented in the selected organizations
and so under-represented in their selected delegates. There was discussion
about asking the Outreach Committee to compile a list of candidate
organizations. There was general agreement that a good compromise approach
might be to allow each LSB Member to nominate an individual and/or
organization, but this approach did not make it into the proposed resolution.

Motion by J. Goodman

Resolved:
That the Community Advisory Board Members shall be appointed by the Local
Station Board as follows:
a) That each LSB Member may appoint one member to the CAB,
b) That Members shall be cognizant of the need to appoint a diverse body of
people and should make their appointments with this in mind.
c) We're looking for people who have been subscribers or listeners or would
like to become involved in a progressive radio community and who believe in
the Pacifica Mission.

Motion passed by a show of hands.
Yes 2 (J. Goodman, White), No 1 (T. Goodman)

The meeting was adjourned at 7:00 pm.

Terry Goodman, Note-Taker
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Appendix A - Meeting Notice

STRUCTURE COMMITTEE MEETING
Thursday, June 10th, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
The KPFK LSB Structure Committee will be meeting on Thursday, June 10th, 2004
at 4:30 pm in the Conference Room at KPFK, 3729 Cahuenga Blvd. West, Nortyh
Hollywood, CA 91604-3504, block southwest of Lankershim Blvd. Lot and street
parking is limited.

Ref:
http://www.kpfk.org/lsb/announcements.html, 6/07/2004

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Appendix B - Suggested Meeting Notice

STRUCTURE COMMITTEE MEETING
Thursday, June 17th, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
The KPFK LSB Structure Committee meets on the first and third Thursdays of each
month, except that it meets on the prior Thursday if an LSB meeting has been
scheduled for the first Thursday. Meetings begin at 4:30 pm in the Conference
Room at KPFK, 3729 Cahuenga Blvd. West, Nortyh Hollywood, CA 91604-3504,
block southwest of Lankershim Blvd. Lot and street parking is limited.