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Staff Candidate
for the KPFT Local Station Board
Statement
KPFT deserves the best.

I am hoping to again serve on KPFT's LSB as I did for 6 years dating back to the early 90's.

Its time to encourage an environment that is collaborative and allows for the extension of good will, outreach and fund raising on our board.

My experience both at KPFT and professionally coupled with my education (degreed engineer and MBA) should be invaluable in helping to chart our path forward.

As a staff candidate I hope to represent my volunteer colleagues in the best way possible.
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?
  Nearly 22 years of volunteer programming. Involvement in Houston area service organizations. Familiar with fund raising in the 501C environment.
2. What do you appreciate and value in the station's current operations?
  Diversity and freedom of content... no commercials, minimal underwriting
3. What would you like to see improved or changed in the station's current operations?
  Better defined goals and a plan to achieve them. Better use of paid staff.
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. The extension of good will to the community
2. Outreach to persons/organizations that could help to increase participation
3. Fund raising with the idea of improving facilities to up the quality of our only product - radio
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?
 
1. Increase membership
2. Widen footprint in the Houston community
3. Increase listenership through better radio
6. Is there anything else you would like prospective voters to know?
 
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