January 2005 LSB Meeting Records

MINUTES
KPFA Delegates Meeting and
Local Station Board Meeting
Sunday, January 9, 2005, at 11:00 am
Freight and Salvage Coffee House
1111 Addison Street,
Berkeley, CA.

Present for all or part of the meeting:     Howard Beeman, Mary Berg, Max Blanchet, Brian Edwards Tiekert, Riva Enteen, Ted Friedman, Sherry Gendelman, Annie Hallatt, Chandra Hauptman, Sepideh Khosrowjah, Attila Nagy, Eric Park, Richard Phelps, Rosalinda Palacios, Max Pringle (2004 LSB member), Sarv Randhawa, Willie Ratcliff, Lisa Rothman, Fadi Saba, Bonnie Simmons, Debbie Speer, Carol Spooner, Marnie Tattersall, William Walker, LaVarn Williams, Joe Wanzala

Absent: Miguel Molina (2004 member), Debbie Speers

Convene as Local Station Board
11:10 AM: Introductions and Announcements.
Howard Beeman says he is planning to run for a political office – when he officially declares his candidacy he will have to step down from the LSB.

11:17AM:  Seat and welcome new LSB staff members.
Carol Spooner moves to seat Eric Park and Brian Edwards Tiekert. Motion is seconded and approved. They are seated. Former member Max Pringle is thanked and steps down. (Former member Mary Berg was re-elected. Miguel Molina is not present)

11:20AM:   Review / Approve Agenda.
Mary Berg moves to approve the agenda without change. Motion passes. Riva Enteen requests the minutes reflect her objection: she believed that this should be a meeting of
delegates,  not LSB meeting, which is scheduled for Jan 29th. Feels the combination is improper.

11:25AM:  Public Comment.
Chandra Hauptman reads  listener letter, wishes to submit letter for  the record. Discussion. Carol Spooner calls the question
Vote to Call Question: 20 yes, 2 no. Vote to Put in Record:  8 yes, 12 no.. Motion Fails.

Mary Berg moves to have listener Kate Danaher letter submitted into the record, once received in electronic form by the secretary… 10 yes, 9 no.  Motion passes.

Mary Berg moves to have Supervisor Chris Daley’s letter and award for the Tenderloin Town Hall submitted into the record. Motion passes unanimously.

Text of award is contained in Appendix 1 of these minutes.  (Note 1/20/05: No electronic copy of either of the letters has been received to date.)

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11:55AM:  Adjourn as LSB. Reconvene as Delegates.

Presentations and Q&A by Listener  Candidates for PNB Director:
Bonnie Simmons, Marnie Tattersall, Mary Berg each withdraw their candidacy for PNB.
Q and A with the board and the remaining candidates for staff and listener director positions.

12:55:   Results of vote for 3 Listener Directors:
Sarv Randhawa  7
Fadi Saba    6
LaVarn Williams 6
Willie Ratcliff  5
LSB Listener Directors are:  Sarv Randhawa, Fadi Saba and LaVarn Williams.

Results of vote for Staff Director:
William Walker  13
Mary Berg    4
Abstain    7
LSB Staff Director is William Walker.

1:05PM:   Delegates Meeting is Adjourned.

Break

1:26PM:   Reconvene as Local Station Board

Nominations for Chair of the LSB
Sherry Gendelman nominates Rosalinda Palacios
Ted Friedman nominates Richard Phelps
Mary Berg nominates Chandra Hauptman, Hauptman declines.
Fadi Saba nominates Debbie Speer – who is not present today.

Motion by Spooner: each candidate for chair make 2 min statement, no Q and A. and then vote.
Motion passes.  After statements, vote by written ballot.

Vote to excuse members’ absences:  Spooner moves to excuse Debbie Speer; whose father  passed away. Passed unanimously.

William Walker moves to table discussion of board member absences until a future meeting. Seconded.
17 yes, 5 no. Motion  to table passes.

Results of Vote for Chair:
Rosalinda Palacios 15
Richard Phelps  9
Debbie Speer   0
Rosalinda Palacios is elected Chair.
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Nominations for Vice Chair
Spooner nominates Ted Friedman
Mary Berg nominates Bonnie Simmons

Announcements:   Chandra states CdP is sponsoring a forum with Roy Campanella on 2/7. Also, News SubCom will be resurrected.

Results of vote for Vice-Chair:
Bonnie Simmons 13
Ted Friedman  11
Bonnie Simmons elected Vice-Chair
Nominations for Treasurer.
Sepideh Khosrowjah nominates Max Blanchet
Willie Ratcliff nominates Marnie Tattersall
Fadi Saba nominates Eric Park who declines

Results of vote for Treasurer:
Marnie Tattersall 13
Max Blanchet  10
Ted Friedman    1
Marnie Tattersall elected Treasurer.

Ted Friedman motions to rescind the requirement for ten people to prepare the agenda.
Point of order made that the motion was out of order. The chair rules it was out of order. Riva Enteen appeals the chair’s ruling.
Vote on whether to approve the ruling of the chair. 14 in favor, 8 opposed. Chair ruling stands
Nominations for Secretary
Carol  Spooner nominates Chandra Hauptman who declines
Sarv Randhawa nominates Mary Berg

Results of vote for Secretary:
Mary Berg  15
Ted Friedman    4
Annie Hallatt    1
Abstain    4
Mary Berg elected Secretary.
Carol Spooner moves the agenda to select LSB rep to Program Council.  Seconded. 20 yes, 1 no. Passes..

Mary Berg moves to adjourn.  15 yes,  5 no.   Meeting adjourned.

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CERTIFICATE OF HONOR,
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO

THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO  HEREBY ISSUES AND AUTHORIZES THE EXECUTION OF, THIS CERTIFICATE OF HONOR IN APPRECIATIVE PUBLIC RECOGNITION OF DISTINCTION AND MERIT FOR OUTSTANDING  SERVICE TO A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF THE PEOPLE OF THE CITY OF SAN FRANCISCO BY:

KPFA, LOCAL STATION BOARD

IN HONOR OF THEIR COMMITMENT TO REFLECT THE COMMUNITY AND REPRESENT THE VOICES OF THOSE LEAST LIKELY TO BE HEARD IN MEDIA AND THE GOAL IS TO BECOME A TRULY COMMUNITY BASED MEDIA SERVICE WHOSE MISSION IS TO EMPOWER, INSPIRE, AND INFORM THE REST OF SAN FRANCISCO

SIGNED: SUPERVISOR CHRIS DALY, DISTRICT 6 SUPERVISOR, SEPTEMBER 26 2004
Minutes 1-9-05 LSB Dels Meeting -approved 12905
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MINUTES
KPFA Delegates Meeting and
Local Station Board Meeting
Sunday, January 9, 2005, at 11:00 am
Freight and Salvage Coffee House
1111 Addison Street,
Berkeley, CA.

Present for all or part of the meeting:     Howard Beeman, Mary Berg, Max Blanchet, Brian Edwards Tiekert, Riva Enteen, Ted Friedman, Sherry Gendelman, Annie Hallatt, Chandra Hauptman, Sepideh Khosrowjah, Attila Nagy, Eric Park, Richard Phelps, Rosalinda Palacios, Max Pringle (2004 LSB member), Sarv Randhawa, Willie Ratcliff, Lisa Rothman, Fadi Saba, Bonnie Simmons, Debbie Speer, Carol Spooner, Marnie Tattersall, William Walker, LaVarn Williams, Joe Wanzala

Absent: Miguel Molina (2004 member), Debbie Speers

Convene as Local Station Board
11:10 AM: Introductions and Announcements.
Howard Beeman says he is planning to run for a political office – when he officially declares his candidacy he will have to step down from the LSB.

11:17AM:  Seat and welcome new LSB staff members.
Carol Spooner moves to seat Eric Park and Brian Edwards Tiekert. Motion is seconded and approved. They are seated. Former member Max Pringle is thanked and steps down. (Former member Mary Berg was re-elected. Miguel Molina is not present)

11:20AM:   Review / Approve Agenda.
Mary Berg moves to approve the agenda without change. Motion passes. Riva Enteen requests the minutes reflect her objection: she believed that this should be a meeting of
delegates,  not LSB meeting, which is scheduled for Jan 29th. Feels the combination is improper.

11:25AM:  Public Comment.
Chandra Hauptman reads  listener letter, wishes to submit letter for  the record. Discussion. Carol Spooner calls the question
Vote to Call Question: 20 yes, 2 no. Vote to Put in Record:  8 yes, 12 no.. Motion Fails.

Mary Berg moves to have listener Kate Danaher letter submitted into the record, once received in electronic form by the secretary… 10 yes, 9 no.  Motion passes.

Mary Berg moves to have Supervisor Chris Daley’s letter and award for the Tenderloin Town Hall submitted into the record. Motion passes unanimously.

Text of award is contained in Appendix 1 of these minutes.  (Note 1/20/05: No electronic copy of either of the letters has been received to date.)

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11:55AM:  Adjourn as LSB. Reconvene as Delegates.

Presentations and Q&A by Listener  Candidates for PNB Director:
Bonnie Simmons, Marnie Tattersall, Mary Berg each withdraw their candidacy for PNB.
Q and A with the board and the remaining candidates for staff and listener director positions.

12:55:   Results of vote for 3 Listener Directors:
Sarv Randhawa  7
Fadi Saba    6
LaVarn Williams 6
Willie Ratcliff  5
LSB Listener Directors are:  Sarv Randhawa, Fadi Saba and LaVarn Williams.

Results of vote for Staff Director:
William Walker  13
Mary Berg    4
Abstain    7
LSB Staff Director is William Walker.

1:05PM:   Delegates Meeting is Adjourned.

Break

1:26PM:   Reconvene as Local Station Board

Nominations for Chair of the LSB
Sherry Gendelman nominates Rosalinda Palacios
Ted Friedman nominates Richard Phelps
Mary Berg nominates Chandra Hauptman, Hauptman declines.
Fadi Saba nominates Debbie Speer – who is not present today.

Motion by Spooner: each candidate for chair make 2 min statement, no Q and A. and then vote.
Motion passes.  After statements, vote by written ballot.

Vote to excuse members’ absences:  Spooner moves to excuse Debbie Speer; whose father  passed away. Passed unanimously.

William Walker moves to table discussion of board member absences until a future meeting. Seconded.
17 yes, 5 no. Motion  to table passes.

Results of Vote for Chair:
Rosalinda Palacios 15
Richard Phelps  9
Debbie Speer   0
Rosalinda Palacios is elected Chair.
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Nominations for Vice Chair
Spooner nominates Ted Friedman
Mary Berg nominates Bonnie Simmons

Announcements:   Chandra states CdP is sponsoring a forum with Roy Campanella on 2/7. Also, News SubCom will be resurrected.

Results of vote for Vice-Chair:
Bonnie Simmons 13
Ted Friedman  11
Bonnie Simmons elected Vice-Chair
Nominations for Treasurer.
Sepideh Khosrowjah nominates Max Blanchet
Willie Ratcliff nominates Marnie Tattersall
Fadi Saba nominates Eric Park who declines

Results of vote for Treasurer:
Marnie Tattersall 13
Max Blanchet  10
Ted Friedman    1
Marnie Tattersall elected Treasurer.

Ted Friedman motions to rescind the requirement for ten people to prepare the agenda.
Point of order made that the motion was out of order. The chair rules it was out of order. Riva Enteen appeals the chair’s ruling.
Vote on whether to approve the ruling of the chair. 14 in favor, 8 opposed. Chair ruling stands
Nominations for Secretary
Carol  Spooner nominates Chandra Hauptman who declines
Sarv Randhawa nominates Mary Berg

Results of vote for Secretary:
Mary Berg  15
Ted Friedman    4
Annie Hallatt    1
Abstain    4
Mary Berg elected Secretary.
Carol Spooner moves the agenda to select LSB rep to Program Council.  Seconded. 20 yes, 1 no. Passes..

Mary Berg moves to adjourn.  15 yes,  5 no.   Meeting adjourned.

Minutes 1-9-05 LSB Dels Meeting -approved 12905
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CERTIFICATE OF HONOR,
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO

THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO  HEREBY ISSUES AND AUTHORIZES THE EXECUTION OF, THIS CERTIFICATE OF HONOR IN APPRECIATIVE PUBLIC RECOGNITION OF DISTINCTION AND MERIT FOR OUTSTANDING  SERVICE TO A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF THE PEOPLE OF THE CITY OF SAN FRANCISCO BY:

KPFA, LOCAL STATION BOARD

IN HONOR OF THEIR COMMITMENT TO REFLECT THE COMMUNITY AND REPRESENT THE VOICES OF THOSE LEAST LIKELY TO BE HEARD IN MEDIA AND THE GOAL IS TO BECOME A TRULY COMMUNITY BASED MEDIA SERVICE WHOSE MISSION IS TO EMPOWER, INSPIRE, AND INFORM THE REST OF SAN FRANCISCO

SIGNED: SUPERVISOR CHRIS DALY, DISTRICT 6 SUPERVISOR, SEPTEMBER 26 2004

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