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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Virginia Browning here, incumbent Local Station Board member, radio lover, former programmer, activist. KPFA Election Committee 3-plus years; current member Pacifica National Programming and Governance committees. I’ve come to understand the complexity of turning the relatively gargantuan Pacifica ship. Pacifica, license-holder to KPFA and four other stations, is a single legal entity. Successes and failures

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My name’s Yuri Gottesman and I’m a KPFA listener running for the local station board to help ensure KPFA’s long-term viability as a place for radical, community radio. With many years experience as a Union organizer and Union attorney, I believe I bring a skill set and energy that can have a positive effect on

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My name is Janet Kobren. I am currently a member of the KPFA Local Station Board (LSB), a director on the Pacifica National Board and PNB Secretary, elected by acclamation. I stand for LOCAL, GRASSROOTS, COMMUNITY, and ACTIVIST RADIO: As an advocate of non-hierarchical, collective decision-making and changes made through grassroots activism, I have worked

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