KPFA Local Station Board Meeting
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley, CA
January 13, 2007
The meeting was convened at 11:05AM by Chair Bonnie Simmons
LaVarn Williams (LW) Stan Woods (SW)
Joseph Wanzala (JW) Annie Hallat (AH)
Attila Nagy (AN) Chandra Hauptman (CH)
Mary Berg (MB) Richard Phelps (RP)
Bonnie Simmons (BS) Sherry Gendelman (SG)
Mark Hernandez (MH) Sarv Randhawa (SR)
Andrea Turner (AT) Brian Edwards-Tiekert (BET)
Sasha Futran (SF) Rosalinda Palacios (RMP)
Lewis Sawyer (LS) Noelle Hanrahan (NH)
Anthony Fest (AF) Ernesto “Tico” Chacin (EC)
Henry Norr (HN) PhoeBe ANNE (sorgen) (PAs)
Vida Samiian (VS) Conn “Ringo” Hallinan (RH)
EXCUSE ABSENT MEMBERS:
No absences were excused.
SF moves to defer approval of minutes until next meeting.
Motion passes without objection.
SR moved SG second to approve agenda.
SF moves that this month’s treasurer report be held over until the next meeting because information was provided via email last night w/o time for review.
Motion fails 12-9
BET moved to call the question and vote to approve agenda
Motion fails 12-8 2/3 reqd.
RP moves PNB committee selection be moved from this agenda to next month’s agenda.
BET moves to call the question.
Motion passes 11-9 3 abstentions.
Motion passes item 16 moved to next months agenda.
RP requests separating approval of the next meetings date/time/location from other proposed meeting dates.
Chair rules that the consent calendar cannot be amended or divided.
RP objects to the chairs ruling.
15-8 Ruling upheld
MB moves to call the question and vote upon approval of agenda.
21 in favor none opposed. Motion passes.
PUBLIC COMMENT 12:08 PM
GM REPORT 12:56 PM
RP Moves the agenda. BET seconds. Motion to move the agenda fails.
? Moves the agenda. Motion to move the agenda passes
SPECIAL REPORT, KPFA ELECTIONS
National election supervisor’s report is in draft form.
BREAK 20 MINUTES 1:54 PM
ADJOURN LSB RECONVENE AS DELEGATES RE: PNB ELECTION 2:25 PM
ELECTION OF PNB REPRESENTATIVES
Mary Berg 19 Miguel Molina 4 votes. Mary Berg is elected as PNB Delegate.
Chandra Hauptman, Sarv Randhawa and LaVarn Williams met the threshold and were elected as PNB Delegates.
VOTE ON BYLAWS AMENDMENT
Shall Article Six, Section 1, of the Bylaws of the Pacifica Foundation be CHANGED to read as follows?
The “Annual Meeting” of the Board of Directors shall take place in late January each year, or at such other time and place as agreed to by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.
The Board shall also meet in person no less than two other times each year.
In-person board meetings shall alternate among the five Foundation radio station signal areas, ensuring that each signal area has the opportunity to host at least once each 24 months, and that no station hosts more than once in any twelve month period, unless all other stations have also hosted in the same period.
Note: Article 6, Section 1 of the Bylaws of the Pacifica Foundation CURRENTLY reads as follows:
The “Annual Meeting” of the Board of Directors shall take place in late January each year, or at such other times and places as agreed by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.
The Board shall also regularly meet in March, June and September of each year. The four regular Board meetings shall rotate through the five Foundation radio station areas so that meetings do not take place twice in the radio same station area until a meeting has been held in all other station areas.
Motion fails 13 NO to 7 YES 2 Abstentions