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Listener Candidate for the WBAI Local Station Board
Statement
My name is Priscilla Cancar, a recent graduate of the Teachers College Columbia University, and contractor for numerous edTech companies developing tools to support teachers and students. Recently working on a local city council campaign I supported the campaign's digital presence as digital director through the use of social media, website development, and organizing voter data using excel. Furthermore, this work has taught me how to hear the concerns of the local community as well as the serious impact of privatization of public and community resources.

I endorse and encourage everyone to also vote for the following candidates:
Ms Scottye Battle, Stephanie Byers, Benjamin Garron-Caine, James Dingeman, John Hoffmann, Katherine O’Sullivan, Matthew Reiss
Michael White, M. Kay Williams, Bruce Grief, Joseph Graziose, Philip DePaolo, James Dingeman, John Hoffmann, Katherine O’Sullivan, Matthew Reiss, Michael White, M. Kay Williams
Answers to Candidate Questionnaire
1. What experience, connections, skills or traits would you bring to the local station board to advance the station's mission?
  I can primarily support the station's mission through my digital experience working with social media, web development, use of software/online platforms such as (Excel, Google suite, Airtable, etc), and data management.
2. What do you appreciate and value in the station's current operations?
  I value and hope to maintain the community-oriented uncensored local news broadcasted on this station.
3. What would you like to see improved or changed in the station's current operations?
  Upgrading how WBAI presents its programs, as well as, understand our relationship with the internet and being conscious of misinformation.
4. Describe what you anticipate would be your top three priorities or areas of focus if you were elected to the local station board.
  1.) Strengthing financially-supporting listenership.
2.) Generate high-quality and interesting content for various audiences.
3.) Making the station into a more intriguing destination.
5. Sustainability is an important part of any nonprofit operation. What are your thoughts on how the board can help to improve the station's financial footing?
  One of the lowest cost things we can do to always make our resources go further is to enhance the reputation of WBAI and Pacifica. Good board management and governance go a long way in that regard.
6. Is there anything else you would like prospective voters to know?
  I want to see WBAI grow, strengthen and thrive to perform the role that only a truly listener-supported and listener accountable public radio station.
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