Below are the candidate statement booklets and sample ballots voting members will receive in the mail.
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My name is Kevin White and I’m running for the KPFT Local station board. The Pacifica Foundation is undergoing dire financial hardship. To survive each station desperately needs to look deeply into its broadcast schedule and begin the difficult process of removing what is not bringing in money and promoting on the air what does.
I, Gerard (Jerry) Lynch, am running for the KPFT board because I have always been proud to have one of the five Pacifica Stations in the whole country here in Houston and I want the Station to thrive. Though a listener for more than 35 years and an occasional speaker on KPFT I am an
My core philosophy is balance. Too often nowadays we find our country split by people with unwavering opinions as well as bandwagon hoppers, both limiting themselves to solutions. Without a balance of being skeptical and open minded there is no reason to even have a good argument. Complacency in ones opinions allows for core values
I hope to add a little style and grace to the Local Station Board as well as a little more honesty to the KPFT commitment to making sounds on air to sizzle and cool as needed. Cliff Smith Optional Questions
Hello. My name is Mike A. Lewis. I am running as a Staff Candidate for the Local Station Board for KPFT 90.1FM. I ran for the LSB in 2013 as a Listener Candidate. For the past year I have filled a LSB position of a resigned member. The LSB voted to have me fill the
Pacifica and KPFT are facing serious financial challenges, continued lack of proper oversight could result in bankruptcy, and the foundation could be dissolved. I will work hard to keep us fiscally viable, by implementing professional business practices, that will save not only the foundation, but the jobs of our employees. My primary goal is to
I wish to throw my hat in the ring as a candidate for one of the ‘staff’ positions. I am a long time supporter and listener of KPFT. I have produced two Open Journal programs. I have volunteered on a regular basis for the past 8 years, doing phone work, attending and helping at events,
Hello. I am Larry Snellings a long time Listener and Supporter since March 1970. I am stepping up to the challenge to make this a better organization to serve the Members-the Listeners – and the Community that makes up the broad diversity that has become what KPFT is today. I have worked on other 501c
I am Don Cook, and I hope to return to the KF Local Station Board. I little suspected when I resigned from the board to pursue matters which would have constituted a conflict of interest that my return would be delayed by the postponing of board elections. Advocating radical democracy, I am appalled by its