BOD Minutes for Meeting on 11/14/12
PRESENT: Maris Thompson,Steve O'Bryan, Mary Galvin, Hilary Herman, Sue Hilderbrand, Sanjay Dev, Curtis Peldo, David Guzzetti, Justin Vodden
STAFF: Rick Anderson
I. CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 6:04 P.M. by Maris.
II. AGENDA: Amendments to the agenda: Budget review tabled to December meeting.
Motion by Mary to approve the agenda as amended. Second by Hilary. Unanimous.
III. MINUTES: Motion by Hilary to approve the October 10, 2012 minutes as amended. Second by Sanjay. Unanimous.
IV. GUESTS/INTRODUCTIONS: None
A. Justin asked to be replaced as Board Treasurer due to work constraints. He will help transition the new Treasurer when elected.
VI. STAFF REPORTS:
A. General Manager, Rick.
- Chikoko event was very successful. KZFR made over $2,000.
- While the Halloween party was fun, the turnout was very low.
3. School of Rock provided great exposure for the participants.
4. The Pledge Drive brought in approximately $42,000.
5. The Cohasset transmitter is currently on hold.
6. Upcoming Events:
Annual CD sale, November 17.
Mickey Hart at Paradise Performing Arts Center, November 28.
Will Durst at Chico Women's Club, December 7. Holiday Party at Mary Galvin's house, December 14.
7. Rick initiated a discussion regarding holding an All Station Meeting in January. Members suggested holding it in March. Tabled for further discussion at the December Board Meeting.
B. Underwriting, Ray. Attachment 1
This report includes all activities performed from October 1 to October 31, 2012.
Underwriting activity for the month of October 2012 involved 28 contracts: 16 renewals of existing accounts, 5 new or returning accounts and 7 sponsorship and Trade accounts totaling $11,966.00. The total for the same time period last year, October 2011 was $7,296.00, a increase of 60%. The total for all ongoing Trade activities is $2,462.00 bringing the grand total for all Underwriting activity Underwriters, Sponsorship and Trades) to $14,428.00 for the month of October 2012. This month’s Sponsorship opportunities included a contest to win tickets to the Mickey Hart Concert on November 28 at the Paradise Performing Arts Center. Buy-in was $250.00, we raised $1,250.00. Participants are Blaze’n J’s, The Bicycle Wheel, Garden Connection, The Pita Pit and Mountain Mikes Pizza (Oroville and Paradise).
VII. COMMITTEE REPORTS:
A. Program Committee, Rick: The committee reviewed the evaluation process and evaluation form and are satisfied with both aspects. The ups and downs of the Pledge Drive were discussed; the Program Committee recommends that they work with programmers to help them plan Pledge Drive programs.
B. Committee Advisory Board, Rick: The committee discussed ways to make KZFR more accessible to young people, especially college aged. Hosting an open house was considered. Curtis suggested posting fliers around CUSD. Steve suggested contacting local high schools.
VIII. EXECUTIVE OFFICER REPORTS: None
IX. OLD BUSINESS:
A. Strategic Plan: Reports were given by Goal 2 and Goal 5 Committees. Sue recommended that Board members take time to review the goals and objectives. To be revisited at the January 9, 2013 Board meeting for possible final approval.
B. Hate Speech Research Update: Sue distributed a report on her research on hate speech. Members discussed station policy regarding speech containing violence and/or hatred. Policy changes will be considered for the Program Committee to implement. To be revisited.
X. NEW BUSINESS: None.
XI. CORRESPONDENCE: None.
XII. OTHER BUSINESS: None
XIII. ADJOURNMENT: The meeting adjourned at 7:38 P.M.
Next Meeting: Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 6:00 P.M., KZFR Conference Room.
Respectfully submitted by Olivia duMosch