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Listener Candidate for the KPFK Local Station Board
Statement
Care for and about the station, and am more than willing to put in time and effort to keep things going .
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?
  Basic ability to communicate, and a desire too keep and maintain that which others have
worked diligently for in the past.
2. What do you appreciate and value in the station's current operations?
  The work dedication and effort which others invested into making this possible.
3. What would you like to see improved or changed in the station's current operations?
  Communication with listeners as to the condition of the station as a norm, as opposed to it being a forbidden topic. Would love to regular updates on that subject available on the archives as well as
a half hour show that we can listen to on regular radio.
4. Describe what you anticipate would be your top three priorities or areas of focus if you were elected to the local station board.
  Let the listeners know the condition of the station. Increase the base of listeners.
Develop a separate dedicated local news budget.

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?
  Build a larger base and be right up front in asking for more from that base.
Look for ways to offer more info about services, LA has, such as the city rent assistance
programs.
We live in a time when most have less extra money, when it costs more to do things.
We need to ask our listeners finding for help in additional means of funding .
6. Is there anything else you would like prospective voters to know?
  Consider putting more into preserving the legacy we hold valuable.
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