Below are the candidate statement booklets and sample ballots voting members will receive in the mail.
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I, Marilla Argüelles, have developed, provided, and advocated 30 years for services to those facing trauma, deprivation, and stigma. I welcome the idea of serving KPFA because it’s given me my best teachers and allies. Everyday its programming helps me as an artist and teacher to battle bureaucratic obtuseness and lack of funds with creativity
Don Macleay for station board 2015. The community needs our community radio station to thrive and do quality journalism. With newspapers going out of print, investigative journalism running out of funds and big business buying up what media remains, our local, community owned and operated radio stations have become more needed than ever. We need
I’m Leland Thompson, born and raised in Oakland, CA. I have been a KPFA listener for the past 15 years. KPFA has been my resource for local programming, national and international news and music. My background is in management development and leadership coaching. I have spent over 25 years in retail and the technology industry
MEDIA: My career has been both in print and broadcasting working mostly for alternative newspapers and public radio and TV. I reported on social issues as a writer, program host and commentator. I also served on the KPFA Local Station Board, 2006 – 12 was a rebel on KQED’s then -elected board, 1992 – 98.
Margy Wilkinson, listener since 1960, member of the KPFA/LSB since 2011, and member of the Pacifica National Board since 2013; from July 2014, to May 2015, I voluntarily served as Pacifica’s interim executive director. KPFA is a vital, irreplaceable resource for the left and progressive community locally, nationally and worldwide. While Pacifica has been through
I am Tom Voorhees, a member of UnitedForCommunityRadio.org. and a candidate for the KPFA local station board (LSB). I will work to restore the former high level of KPFA’s news and public affairs programming necessary for all of us listeners to understand critical issues requiring our attention and action. KPFA’s longstanding policy has been to
Barbara Whipperman, Listener Candidate for the KPFA LSB, currently serving as KPFA/LSB Treasurer. A listener since 1955, active supporter answering phones during fund drives, I marvel at how long KPFA supporters have kept it alive, even through difficult times. We’ve recently recovered some stability with new management. Turmoil is lessening, hopefully to be replaced by
My name is T.M. Scruggs and I am running as a Listener Candidate for the KPFA Local Station Board. I am an educator, musician, and long time social activist involved in community/non-profit media since the mid-1970s. I am a Bay Area native familiar with the issues of our region. My various forms of organizing and
I am an English teacher at Newark Memorial High School and a community activist. KPFA and the information they bring to light not only benefits me personally but by proxy, it also benefits my students. Particularly with my AP Language and Composition classes, which are required to write about social issues, I frequently share clips