KPFK Local Station Board Governance Committee
Draft Meeting Minutes of Monday, March 11, 2013
The regular, monthly meeting of the KPFK LSB Governance Committee was held on
Monday, March 11, 2013 at 7:56 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.
Four members were present, constituting a quorum: Israel Feuer, John P. Garry
III, Lawrence Reyes, John Wenger.
Three members were excused: Lydia Brazon, Michael Novick, Brenda Medina.
Also present: Tej Grewall (KPFK LSB Chair).
The meeting was called to order by the Chair at 7:56 PM.
Wenger Motion on Delegated Powers
Reyes notice a request for an Executive Session / ED Contract
Notice Cuba Restriction Motion
Program Council Motion
Governance Calendar of Meetings
Wenger Motion on Delegated Powers (8:03)
Wenger moved: The KPFK LSB respectfully requests that the PNB delegate to the
KPFK LSB the power to resolve ties between the LSB and the ED when they
disagree about the termination of the KPFK GM. When the ED and the LSB disagree
about the termination of the GM the KPFK LSB decision shall stand.
The motion passed by a roll call vote: Yes-3, No-1, Abstain-1.
Yes-Wenger, Grewall, Reyes.
Reyes notice a request for an Executive Session / ED Contract (8:45)
Reyes moved to hold an executive session of the LSB on March 16, 2013 to
discuss a clause in the Pacifica Executive Director contract.
Passed by majority voice vote.
Notice of Motion to Support Cuba's Removal from the US State Department's List
of Terrorist States.
There was a discussion of the PNB Program Council Motion, a version of which
was tabled by Governance at its pervious meeting. (8:58)
LSB Agenda (9:02)
Governance Calendar of Meetings (9:21)
Monday, April 15, 7:30 PM,
The KPFK LSB Governance Committee will meet at Peace Center West, 3916
Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230, 7:30-10:30 PM, in the Meeting Room on
the ground floor. 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 the Acting Secretary.
Monday, May 13, 7:30 PM, Peace Center West.
Monday, June, 17, 7:30 PM, Peace Center West.
Monday, July 15, 7:30 PM, Peace Center West.
Monday, August 19, 7:30 PM, Peace Center West.
Monday, September 16, 7:30 PM, Peace Center West.
Monday, October 14, 7:30 PM, Peace Center West.
Monday, November 11, 7:30 PM, Peace Center West.
Passed without objection.
PNB Programming motion was discussed. (9:23)
The KPFK Governance Committee observed a governance issue with the PNB motion
specifying the composition of station-programming councils, namely that they
over-represent staff and under-represent listeners. The KPFK LSB moves to ask
its Directors to move the PNB to rescind Programming Council motion.
Passed unanimously with one abstention.
Respectfully submitted by John P. Garry III, Finance Committee Acting Secretary
(these minutes have not been approved)